Presentation: "Scaling Hibernate"

Time: Thursday 17:15 - 18:15

Location: Metro 1


Hibernate is the most popular ORM used in a wide range of industries. Ever wondered how to push it to the limit? Ever wondered how high volumes and high scale web sites use Hibernate? Ever wondered how to give your database some fresh air thanks to Hibernate?

This track covers patterns and practices to achieve high volume and high scalability with Hibernate. It also describes how to use Hibernate Shards and Hibernate Search to push the scalability to the next level.

Emmanuel Bernard, JBoss

 Emmanuel  Bernard

After graduating from Supelec (French "Grande Ecole"), Emmanuel has spent a few years in the retail industry where he started to be involved in the ORM space. He joined the Hibernate team 4 years ago and is now a lead developer at JBoss, a division of Red Hat.

Emmanuel is the lead developer of Hibernate Annotations and Hibernate EntityManager, two key projects on top of Hibernate core implementing the Java Persistence(tm) specification, as well as Hibernate Search and Validator.

Emmanuel is a member of the EJB 3.0 expert group and the spec lead of JSR 303: Bean Validation. He is a regular speaker at various conferences and JUGs, including JavaOne, JBoss World and JavaPolis and the co-author of Hibernate Search in Action from Manning.

Max Ross, Hibernate Shards Project Lead

 Max  Ross

Max Ross is a Staff Software Engineer at Google where he works on the App Engine datastore. Max founded Hibernate Shards as a Google 20% project and is currently the project lead.

Prior to joining Google he was a software engineer in the supply chain management and travel technology industries. He holds a BA in Computer Science and American Studies from Williams College.