Provisioning with p2 -- present and future
Come join the p2 team and other interested parties for a lively discussion of p2 architecture, implementation and use. Be ready to tell folks what you are doing with p2 or why you are interested in provisioning. You will get an opportunity to hear what others are upto as well as discuss p2 in Galileo and beyond.
Jeff McAffer leads the Eclipse Equinox OSGi
teams and is co-founder and CTO of EclipseSource
. He is one of the architects of the Eclipse Platform and a co-author of The Eclipse Rich Client Platform
and Equinox and OSGi - The power behind Eclipse
(Addison-Wesley). Jeff co-leads the Eclipse RT
and is a member of the Eclipse Project PMC
, the Tools Project PMC
, the Eclipse Architecture Council and the Eclipse Foundation Board of Directors. Jeff is currently interested all aspects of Eclipse componentry from designing, developing and building bundles to deploying, installing and ultimately running them. Previous lives include being a Senior Technical Staff Member at IBM, work in distributed/parallel OO computing (Server Smalltalk, massively parallel Smalltalk, etc) as well as expert systems, meta-level architectures and a PhD at the University of Tokyo.
Pascal leads the Equinox p2 team, dedicated to provide a cross platform provisioning technology at Eclipse. Over his years of involvement at Eclipse, Pascal has shaped the Eclipse component story by contributing to the runtime, build and provisioning aspects, thus defining how components are designed, developed, built, deployed and finally executed.
His current interests include bringing components to the web and pushing the boundaries of component delivery. More generally he is interested in software development and bringing research ideas to products.