November 2004 --

InferData in Action




Some businesses typically start to slow down as they approach the holiday season. Historically, this is actually a busy time for InferData, and this year is no different. We’re offering several popular courses in our November and December [public schedule]


Unni Krishnan, InferData partner, participated in the recent WebSphere Advisor Live conference. And, based upon the probing questions that were posed by the audience in Unni’s talk, there’s clearly a growing interest in the topic of performance tuning, and particularly how to best apply the available performance enhancing tools. If you share this interest, then contact us to learn more about our expertise and consulting services in this area.


Web Services is in vogue once again, as Sun just released the Java Web Services Developer Pack (Java WSDP) 1.5 – this release contains XML Web Services Security, a preview of the Sun Java Streaming XML Parser based on JSR 173, as well as updates to existing web services technologies previously released in the Java WSDP, and guidelines for developing client side web services. The FREE download is [available here]


The InferData Team


Take a look at our new Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) course!

InferData's new "WebSphere Performance Tuning and Tools"

Developing Web Services with Java and IBM Web Services Toolkit

InferData offers a full suite of courses for Rational XDE

InferData offers a full suite of courses for .NET

- Industry News
InferData's Petter Graff has EMF Article Published in WebSphere Journal Magazine

Sys-Con Media

November, 2004

The Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) is an open source code generation tool distributed under the Eclipse umbrella. It is a tool created in the spirit of the OMG's Model Driven Architecture (MDA) and an excellent example of the power of MDA.


EMF is capable of creating sophisticated editors from abstract business models. These editors are implemented as plugins for Eclipse. EMF creates feature complete implementations including persistence, business model implementation, editing framework and editors. - Read More


InferData offers a 3 day course on EMF - Take a Look


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InferData's Unni Krishnan Presented at WebSphere Advisor Live 2004 Conference

InferData, Ltd.

November, 2004

The technical conference on IBM WebSphere software for e-business, featuring WebSphere Portal, WebSphere Studio, Java, J2EE, Web services, XML, development, integration, and administration.


Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 29, 2004 -- InferData Ltd. announced today that they are scheduled to present two sessions at WebSphere Advisor Live which will be held during October 30 – November 4, 2004 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront hotel. - Read More


InferData teaches the following related courses:


- WebSphere Performance Tuning and Tools


- Developing Web Services with Java and IBM Web Services Toolkit

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IBM Tightens up WebSphere

October 5, 2004

IBM is expected to disclose on Wednesday features of the forthcoming version of its WebSphere application server, which will center on improving performance and administration.


WebSphere Application Server 6, the company's Java-based server software for running business applications, will be available before the end of the year, the company said. Big Blue had added a number of enhancements designed to make the software more reliable in case of outages and simpler to manage once applications are running.


The update will also bear the first fruits of IBM's strategy to beef up its standards-based integration software. The company has rewritten the Java-based messaging engine included in WebSphere and developed tools to simplify the task of wiring applications together via messaging.


IBM's primary competitors in the Java application servers are BEA Systems, which is trying to stabilize itself after two disappointing quarters and the departure of several executives, and Oracle, which analysts say is seeing growth in its market share. The market is getting increasingly competitive as Sun Microsystems makes its bid to garner more customers and developers seek open-source alternatives, such as JBoss, to commercial Java application servers. - Read More


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New Internal IBM Report Says "Another Flawed Study"

WebSphere Journal

October, 2004

After publicly retracting the results of J2EE versus .NET benchmark tests it conducted back in 2002, The Middleware Company (TMC) bravely ventured recently to revisit this minefield. From IBM's point of view, according to an internal document obtained today by WebSphere Journal, TMC has managed to blow itself up all over again!


The latest Middleware Company study is flawed and does not accurately reflect the capability of WebSphere J2EE vs. Microsoft .NET. Like two previous discredited Middleware Company studies, this study was funded by Microsoft. While expert Microsoft programmers were allowed to contribute to the .NET side, neither IBM nor other WebSphere J2EE product experts were invited to contribute to the testing. - Read More


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Sun's Java Web Services Tutorial


December, 2003

This tutorial is a beginner's guide to developing enterprise applications using the Java Web Services Developer Pack (Java WSDP). The Java WSDP is an all-in-one download containing key technologies to simplify building of Web services using the Java 2 Platform. This tutorial requires a full installation (Typical, not Custom) of the Java WSDP. Here we cover all the things you need to know to make the best use of this tutorial.


Who Should Use This Tutorial

This tutorial is intended for programmers interested in developing and deploying Web services and Web applications on the Java WSDP.



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After taking the tutorial, count on InferData to take your Web Services to the next level with our Developing Web Services with Java and IBM Web Services Toolkit course.


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-Did You Know?

InferData has been developing and delivering our own, vendor-neutral, technical courses since 1993.


We have designed, developed and delivered 100+ hands-on technical courses in the areas of Object-Oriented Methodology and Enterprise Application Development.


Our clients include: J.P. Morgan Chase, IBM, Dell, Sprint, Philips, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Northwestern Mutual, NASA, Lucent Technologies, and many others.

- Special Course Offers

InferData is offering a $100 Gift Certificate (make a note of the special offer in the comments section of the registration form) if you register for and attend one of the following two courses for the following dates...


Mastering J2EE Development with Rational XDE -- Austin, TX - November 29-December 3 - Registration


Mastering the Struts Framework -- Austin, TX - December 13-16 - Registration



... Please call us at 512.306.8225 or email for more details about these classes or any of our many other courses.

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