Jags Ramnarayan, GemStone
As the Chief Architect for GemStone Systems, Jags is responsible for the technology direction for its high performance distributed data management infrastructure platform. He has been directly involved in guiding several large customers in adopting and successfully deploying high performance data architectures.
With more than 17 years of experience, Jags helped GemStone architect their J2EE application server platform embedding an object database as a core cache in the 90's. As the Web Services Architect for BEA, Jags represented BEA in the W3C SOAP protocol specification, JAXM and other standards. Jags has also represented GemStone in the J2EE platform specification and the EJB expert group in the past. He has presented in several conferences on high performance data management.