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Data Services Modeling: Data Modeling in the SOA Age

BEA's Michael Carey to Present at SYS-CON's SOA World Conference & Expo, June 23-24, in New York City

Once upon a time data modeling played a central role in the process of developing applications. Thus far in the SOA era, there has been a heavy emphasis on process, and data has all-too-often been lost in the SOA shuffle. In this talk, we present a data model for SOA - i.e., a service-oriented data model. This model formalizes the notion of a data service, modeling data in SOA as a layer of interrelated data services. We explain the key components of this model, including a taxonomy of data service operation types, a mechanism for capturing the entities that the data services are "about", and an approach to modeling relationships in SOA. The content of this talk is based on the data services model embodied in the BEA AquaLogic Data Services Platform (ALDSP), and the approach is based on lessons learned over a period of several years of working with data services and customer use cases.

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Speaker Bio: Michael J. Carey is a Senior Engineering Director on the AquaLogic side of BEA Systems. Dr. Carey is currently the chief architect for BEA's AquaLogic Data Services Platform product. Prior to joining BEA in 2001, Dr. Carey spent a dozen years on the University of Wisconsin-Madison computer science faculty, five years as an IBM Almaden database researcher and research manager and a year and a half leading the data team at an e-commerce infrastructure software startup, Propel Software. Dr. Carey is an ACM Fellow, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and a past recipient of the ACM SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award and the ACM SIGMOD Contributions Award. He has co-authored over one hundred conference and journal articles on topics related to database management systems and middleware and has extensive experience speaking at technical conferences.

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SYS-CON’s upcoming “13th International SOAWorld Conference & Expo” faculty includes such distinguished speakers as: Al Aghili (Managed Methods), Andi Mann (Enterprise Management Associates), Ariel Cohen (Xsigo Systems), Ben Rudolph (Parallels), Bob Lozano (Appistry), Bob Quinn (3Leaf Systems), Brian Martin (IBM), Carlo Innocenti Ph.D. (DataDirect Technologies), Chris Shayan (Ashna Samane), Doc D'Errico (EMC Corporation), Domenic Alcaro (APC), Donato Buccella (Certeon), Etay Bogner (Neocleus), George Pradel (Vizioncore), Geva Perry (GigaSpaces), Glen Daniels (WSO2), Gordon Hunt (Real-Time Innovations), Gordon Jackson (DataSynapse), Gregory Brail (Sonoa Systems), Harry Petty (Brocade), Hubert Yoshida (Hitachi Data Systems), Ian Thain (Sybase), Jacek Kruszelnicki (Numatica Corporation), Jeremy Geelan (SYS-CON Media), Joe McKendrick (WebServices.org), John Goodson (DataDirect), John Senor (iWay Software), JP Morgenthal (GXS), Keith Swenson (Fujitsu), Ken North (Computing, LLC), Kenon Owens (VMware), Kevin Epstein (Scalent Systems), Koen Aers (Red Hat/JBoss), Kyle Gabhart (Web Age Solutions), Mario Dal Canto (SIMtone), Mark Davydov Ph.D. (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Mark Hapner (Sun Microsystems), Mark Milligan (VirtualLogix), Matt George (Fidelity Investments), Michael Carey Ph.D. (BEA Systems), Michael Gorman (Whitemarsh Information Systems), Mike Pizzo (Microsoft), Miko Matsumura (Software AG), Nikita Ogievetsky (Morgan Stanley), Paul Lipton (CA), Paul Rivot (IBM), Peter Manca (Egenera), Phil Morris (Sun Microsystems), Pierre Fricke (Red Hat / JBoss), Ravi Gururaj (VMLogix), Rich Lechner (IBM), Rich Schreiber (Nastel Technologies), Richard Mark Soley (OMG), Robert Steward (DataDirect), Ron Williams (Tivoli Software), Sean Derrington (Symantec), Shai Fultheim (ScaleMP), Simon Crosby (Citrix), Stephen Herrod (VMware), Stephen Pollack (PlateSpin), Tom Bishop (BMC Software), Tom Woteki (Cisco), Ursula Sinkewicz (Fidelity Investments), Vern Brownell (Egenera), Victoria Livschitz (Grid Dynamics), Yakov Fain (Farata Systems), Zoran Cakeljic (Virtual Iron).

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