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Turmeric: Bring some Spice to Service Oriented Architecture

David Carver, Sastry Malladi

Making with Eclipse · Bof
Tuesday, 20:30, 1 hour | Alameda


Turmeric is a comprehensive policy driven open source Service Oriented Architecture platform. eBay recently announced the creation of, a portal dedicated to open source projects from eBay. Turmeric is the first project open sourced under this program. It is internally used by eBay developers to build many services and consumer applications. This BoF will introduce Turmeric and its details. Turmeric includes a wide range of extensibility points and a set of eclipse plugins for developers. Use this opportunity to also meet some of the key developers behind Turmeric and learn how you can benefit from it as well as help contribute.

David Carver has 16 years of experience working with EDI and XML related technologies to help enable Business-to-Business data exchange in the Banking, Education, Retail, and Automotive Industries. He has worked as an XML Data Architect for the STAR Standards organization implementing OAGIS BODs for the Automotive Retail Industry. He is currently working for Intalio, Inc. At eclipse he is a committer on the following projects: Web Tools Platform Source Editing, XSL Tools Editor, PsychoPath XPath 2.0 Processor (part of wst.xsl), Web Tools Platform - Incubator, Visual Editor for XML (VEX), He is also active on the eclipse Architecture Council, Google Summer of Code, and mentors several other projects outside of the web tools project. He is an avid supporter of Agile techniques and management practices. Particularly Scrum and XP.

Sastry is currently an Architect at eBay overseeing their enterprise middleware architecture. He successfully drove the design and architecture of eBay SOA platform and played a key role in their SOA strategy transformation. He also spearheads the open source initiative at eBay and is responsible for open sourcing their SOA platform. He is a technology evangelist with over 2 decades of experience in architecting and building scalable distributed computing systems, in the areas of Application Servers, Java/J2EE/Web Services, SOA and Grid/cloud Computing. Prior to joining eBay, Sastry was co-founder and CTO of OpenGridSolutions, Founding member and Architect at SpikeSource, and an architect at Oracle. Sastry also worked at many other companies in the early stages of his career and holds a Masters degree from I.I.T, Kharagpur, India. Sastry has presented at many conferences including JavaOne, Oracle World, SOA world, QCon and IONA world to name a few.. Sastry contributed to and represented in many standards at OMG, JCP, GGF and OASIS.