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Mixing and mashing multiple data sources, all of different formats, into something that makes sense is a headache for many software architects. Data services mashups – the pulling of data from multiple sources into a logical unit – would be easy if enterprise information came in well-formatted XML. But that’s not reality.
In this session, Kirstan will show architects how to create data services mashups by taking data from multiple locations, conforming to an XML schema and exposing that as a service. He will explain the techniques and tools available to architects to enable them to achieve ultimate control over their SOA and Web 2.0 environments.
As founder of XAware and project leader of xaware.org, Kirstan Vandersluis has been instrumental in developing the XAware suite of integration tools. Vandersluis has extensive experience in software development spanning multiple industries, including Financial Services, Banking, Insurance, DoD, Semi-conductor, and Telecommunications, where he has engineered the deployment of both corporate and commercial software products. Previously, Vandersluis was a software development manager and senior architect at MCI. As a published author of, “XML-Based Integration with XAware,” Vandersluis often speaks publicly about XML-related technologies and XAware product strategies. Vandersluis holds a BS in Computer Science from Michigan and an MS in Computer Science from University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.