Java SIG: Building High-Traffic Java Based Web Sites




    Topic: "Building High-Traffic Java-Based Web Sites -- Myths and Realities"

    Jonathan Abrams will discuss his experiences running consumer web sites such as Socializr and Friendster using Java-based technologies such as Tomcat, Servlets, and JSP.  The presentation will include scalability issues, optimization, session management, tips, misconceptions, and architectural examples.

    Jonathan Abrams is the founder, CEO, and Junior Computer Programmer at Socializr, an online service for sharing event and party information with your friends. Jonathan is an award-winning serial entrepreneur who created the pioneering social networking service Friendster in 2002. Jonathan is the inventor of a United States Patent for a "System, method, and apparatus for connecting users in an online computer system based on their relationships within social networks."

    Jonathan is a member of the advisory board of the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs, and has been extensively involved in the silicon valley entrepreneurial community, including past roles such as co-chair of the SDForum Venture Finance SIG, and a judge for the Stanford Entrepreneur's Challenge business plan contest, the UC Berkeley Business Plan Competition, and the Stanford-Berkeley Innovators' Challenge.

    Event Logistics


    Cubberley Community Center

    4000 Middlefield Road, Room H-1

    Palo Alto, CA 94105



    6:45-7:00 Doors open. Networking. Pizza.

    7:00-9:00 Presentations



    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members

    No charge for SDForum members

    No registration required