SOURCE: Oracle Corporation

Oracle Corporation

September 13, 2012 14:09 ET

Oracle Begins Final Preparations for JavaOne San Francisco 2012 and Announces Keynote Lineup

JavaOne 2012 Keynotes Begin on Sunday, September 30 at 4 p.m. at the Nob Hill Masonic Center

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2012) - Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

  • JavaOne 2012 will take place September 30 - October 4, 2012 in the Zone at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Hotel Nikko, Parc 55 Wyndham and the Taylor Street Café.
  • New this year, the Java Strategy, Partner and Technical keynotes will be held on Sunday, September 30, beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the historic Nob Hill Masonic Center.
  • JavaOne 2012 includes more than 400 sessions and more than 50 exhibitors. The conference is organized into six session types across seven tracks, which include:
    • Core Java Platform
    • Development Tools and Techniques
    • Emerging Languages on the JVM
    • Enterprise Service Architectures and the Cloud
    • Java EE Web Profile and Platform Technologies
    • Java ME, Java Card, Embedded and Devices
    • JavaFX and Rich User Experiences
  • Addressing the strong demand for Java in the embedded market, there is a new Java Embedded @ JavaOne event taking place October 3-4 at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. This event allows decision makers to attend the Java Embedded @ JavaOne business-focused program, while their IT/development staff can attend the technically-focused JavaOne conference.
  • The Java Exhibition Hall is located in the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Grand Ballroom to give JavaOne attendees the opportunity to see hands-on demos of technologies spanning the Java ecosystem and also network with fellow developers in the Oracle Technology Network Lounge -- located within the Java DEMOgrounds.
  • Taylor Street Café, a block-long playground, lounge and hang space on Taylor Street, between O'Farrell and Ellis, is the perfect place for JavaOne attendees to meet up, hang out and charge themselves and their devices during the week.

JavaOne 2012 Keynote Lineup

Sunday, September 30 | 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Nob Hill Masonic Center

  • JavaOne Strategy Keynote - Oracle's Java engineering luminaries will demonstrate Oracle's continued commitment and positive stewardship of Java, as well as provide a glimpse into future, to showcase the vast opportunities that Java provides. Presenters include:
    • Hasan Rizvi, Senior Vice President, Fusion Middleware and Java, Oracle
    • Cameron Purdy, Vice President, Development, Oracle
    • Nandini Ramani, Vice President of Engineering, Java Client and Mobile Platforms, Oracle
    • Georges Saab, Vice President, Software Development, Java Platform Group, Oracle
    • Henrik Stahl, Senior Director, Product Management, Oracle

  • IBM Keynote - Jason McGee, Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect for IBM PureApplication System, IBM Workload Deployer and WebSphere Cloud Computing at IBM, will speak about Cloud workload patterns, Internet scale workloads and readying Java applications to deploy and run on Cloud in his keynote, titled (hardware,software)- > {}. John Duimovich, IBM Distinguished Engineer and Java CTO, will talk about innovations required in Java to support Cloud workloads.

  • JavaOne Technical Keynote - Oracle presenters will offer an integrated look into how the entire range of the Java portfolio is evolving to offer developers a high-performance, standards-based platform to meet the challenges of the next generation of enterprise computing. Presenters include:
    • Richard Bair, Chief Architect, Client Java Platform, Oracle
    • Terrence Barr, Senior Technologist, Mobile and Embedded Technologies, Oracle
    • Arun Gupta, Java EE Technology Evangelist, Oracle
    • Mark Reinhold, Chief Architect, Java Platform, Oracle

Thursday, October 4 | 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | Hilton, Grand Ballroom

  • JavaOne Community Keynote - Back by popular demand, the Java Community keynote will showcase several Java community luminaries and their bodies of work. Their passion and leadership are inspiring to all as they show us how to make the future Java. Hosted by:
    • Sharat Chander, Group Director, Java Technology Outreach, Oracle
    • Donald Smith, Director, Java Product Management, Oracle

Java Facts and Figures

  • 97 percent of enterprise desktops run Java
  • 1 billion Java downloads each year
  • 9 million developers worldwide
  • More than 3 billion devices are powered by Java technology
  • 80 percent of mobile developers target the Java platform
  • More than 125 million Java-based TV devices have been deployed
  • Over 8 billion Java Card units have been shipped since its introduction

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About JavaOne
The JavaOne conference brings together Java experts and enthusiasts for an extraordinary week of learning and networking focused entirely on all things Java. With more than 400 sessions covering topics that span the breadth of the Java universe, keynotes from foremost Java visionaries, and expert-led hands-on learning opportunities, JavaOne is the world's most important event for the Java community.

About Oracle
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