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Mark Little

I work for Red Hat, where I lead JBoss technical direction and research/development. Prior to this I was SOA Technical Development Manager and Director of Standards. I was Chief Architect and co-founder at Arjuna Technologies, an HP spin-off (where I was a Distinguished Engineer). I've been working in the area of reliable distributed systems since the mid-80's. My PhD was on fault-tolerant distributed systems, replication and transactions. I'm also a Professor at Newcastle University and Lyon.

Michael Musgrove

Project Lead

Michael Musgrove is a developer with 20+ years experience building distributed systems using CORBA, Java EE and OSI. He currently works in the transactions team at Red Hat, Inc implementing Java and C++ solutions for the middleware market.

Prior to his role at Red Hat Michael was involved with a variety of technologies including software and hardware fault tolerance, management of distributed systems and systems management products for servers.

His latest interests include how to apply these experiences in a REST setting.

Ondra Chaloupka

I joined the team with 5 years experience of QE engineer for JBoss EAP.

Prior to work at Red Hat I gained experience in PHP web and Java EE logistic system development.

Tom Jenkinson

My technical specialisms include transaction and integration technologies. primarily in the distributed systems field.

Mayank Kunwar

I started working for Red Hat in January 2020 and joined Narayana team as Software Engineer with overall 4 years of experience.

Prior to this role, I have worked in distributed system projects, handling various components like Job scheduling, node management and managing transactions between nodes using Java EE technologies. In first year of my software career, I have also worked on C# technology.

Manuel Finelli

Joined the JBoss Transaction team in 2020 with 6+ years experience in software engineering.

Other contributors:

  • Jonathan Halliday
  • Amos Feng
  • Gytis Trikleris
  • Paul Robinson
  • Andrew Dinn
  • Kevin Conner.
  • Richard Ackmatowicz.
  • Machulak: MSc student.
  • Ioannis Ganotis: MSc student.
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