Mark Weitzel is a Senior Technical Staff Member in IBM Tivoli's Autonomic Computing group focusing on open standards and open source. He is currently the architecture lead for the Eclipse COSMOS project, which focuses on standards based systems management. In addition to COSMOS, Mr. Weitzel is lead architect for the Apache Muse project, a reference implementation of the Oasis Web Services Distributed Management specification. Mr. Weitzel has published numerous articles and is co-author of Enterprise Java Programming with WebSphere, Second Edition.
David Whiteman is a Staff Software Engineer in IBM Tivoli's Autonomic Computing group focusing on open standards and open source. He is currently a committer on the Eclipse COSMOS project, which focuses on standards-based systems management, contributing heavily to the Resource Modeling subproject that provides a framework and tools for the SML and CMDBf emerging standards. Mr. Whiteman also has 11 years of Java UI development experience, building UIs for thin client distributed applications, developing implementations of AWT and SWT for embedded devices, and participating in the expert groups for JSRs 216 and 217.