Boston Area COM Users Group April 15th Meeting Notice
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ensure adequate pizza.
Location: Microsoft Offices, Waltham, Massachusetts
**Next month we will meet in Tyngsboro.**
6:00 Pizza complements of Microsoft
6:30 Transaction Integration with CICS and IMS: COM TI
presented by Mike Cramer, Microsoft
7:40 Load Balancing presented by Tim Ewald, DevelopMentor
Abstracts and bios below.
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March 18 Notes: 55 attendees. Three great presentations and
demos of event monitoring tools.
Abstract: Transaction Integration with CICS and
IMS: COM TI
The focus of this session is to gain a full understanding of Microsofts COM TI Technology and how it is used for the development of Line of Business applications in the Enterprise. We will introduce Microsofts COM TI with a detail look at the technology being used to integrate Microsoft DNA applications to legacy applications in MVS. We will also look at what is on the horizon for this technology and related Microsoft offerings for interoperability in the enterprise.
Bio: Mike Cramer, Principal Consultant,
As a member of the New England MCS organization and focusing on integrating heterogeneous applications, Mike Cramer works with existing and prospective Microsoft customers in New England. Mike joined The Microsoft Corporation during the 1995 acquisition of Netwise Inc. (Boulder CO). Prior to the acquisition, Mike worked for Netwise approximately three years as a Consultant and later Consulting Manager, implementing large-scale mission critical distributed applications. Before Netwise, Mike was involved in the development and introduction of the most successful code generator (TELON) in the MVS market. Mike received a BA in Mathematics from North Adams State College in 1983. Mike grew up and maintains his current residence on Bostons south shore. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Abstract: Load Balancing
Load balancing is a requirement for scalable systems
and COM+ provides a load-balancing service, but MTS
does not. This talk will cover the COM+ load balancing
architecture and how a plug-compatible version can be
Bio: Tim Ewald, DevelopMentor
If you havent enjoyed an insightful and entertaining presentation by
Tim Ewald ever or recently, now's the time!
Timothy Ewald is a Principal
Scientist at DevelopMentor. He
specializes in the effective application of bleeding-edge
object technologies to the production of flexible,
extensible, and maintainable component-based distributed
software systems. His primary focus is on object-oriented
analysis, design, and implementation using COM
(DCOM/OLE/ActiveX), C++, Java, and Visual Basic.