Java Spotlight Episode 124: Chris Vignola on JSR 352 Batch Applications for the Java Platform @ChrisVignola
By Roger Brinkley on Mar 12, 2013
Interview with Chris Vignola of IBM on JSR352 Batch Applications for the Java Platform.
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Feature InterviewChris Vignola works for the IBM AIM Software organization and is the lead architect for WebSphere Systems Management. He is also the spec lead for JSR 352 Batch Applications for the Java Platform. He was formerly the WebSphere Batch Technology Chief Architect. He has over 28 years industry experience in architecture and development of software systems, including WebSphere Extended Deployment, WebSphere Application Server, and the MVS operating system. Chris lead architecture and design for the operational facilities of MVS Sysplex, was a charter member of the WebSphere Application Server for z/OS team, specializing in EJB container and systems management components, and more recently lead the WebSphere Compute Grid development team.
Chris speaks English and Spanish fluently, lives in NY state, and enjoys his family, skiing, hiking, and fishing when not fully immersed in delivering industry-changing technology.
• Jobs (JSL) are started through the JobOperator interface.
• A typical job is a series of one or more steps, where each step is comprised of a
reader, processor, and writer.
• Typical job steps read and process a series of input records and produce
output records in a long running loop with periodic checkpoints to support restart.
• Job history is stored in a repository and is available through the JobOperator
Where to get more information on JSR 352: Wiki, JCP Homepage
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