Web 2.0 Expo this week
One of the top computer conferences
in the world,
Web 2.0 Expo, is being held in San Francisco this week. It
keynotes by some of the top IT opinion leaders anywhere
including Tim O'Reilly, Jeff Bezos (Amazon), David Sifrey (founder
of Technorati), and many other IT industry notables.
This is the not-to-miss database
conference of 2007, held in the massive Moscone Center in San
Francisco, April 15-18, 2007.
Oracle sessions include one by Bill
Maimone, VP of Oracle, speaking on
2.0: Monetizing and Enabling Customer Centric Product Platforms.
Distinguished Engineer, Vice President and CTO, Sun Microsystems has
a great presentation titled "High
Order Bit: Architecture for Humanity"
where he notes:
a solution based on Solaris 10, Apache Web server, MySQL
database, and PHP (SAMP), that allows architects and community
leaders to download and upload copyright-free designs, building
plans and blueprints, and case studies of successful projects."
The next generation of database
There are several of the next
generation databases for web 2.0 being showcased and the new
databases showcased at Web 2.0 Expo include:
Cog Head - "Cog head" a
full database and development platform that combines database
and web development features:
"Within a few hours,
tech-savvy people can create applications with forms, a
database, and business logic using Coghead's 100% web-based
- Also included in databases are
myWebDB, a tool that empowers anyone to create custom,
sophisticated web database applications without coding.
- Now you can build on-demand databases, mashups and
integrations using the Apex API, one of the most widely used
enterprise Web services, and Apex Code, the world’s first
on-demand programming language.
This promises to be one of the most
popular IT conferences of the year, a not-to-miss event for any IT
professional who deploys systems on the web.