Hope you have the upcoming Virtual Tech Briefing on pureQuery by Information Champion Dan Galvin on your calendars. We had a meeting to discuss this today, and hearing about pureQuery (a topic I spend a fair amount of time on) from someone who is not an IBMer is refreshing, and I hope you feel the same. I think it’s important for people to hear a perspective from someone who is both really knowledgeable on the topic, and has real-world implementation expertise as well.
If you are an architect, developer, or an interested DBA, you will want to hear Dan’s perspective as he has lots of experience in building enterprise applications. Even as we discussed the topics and flow of the briefing, we got into some interesting discussions about Java data access patterns and data mapping approaches.
The nice thing about pureQuery is that you don’t necessarily have to get into battles over the benefits of one persistence approach over another. pureQuery acts as a complementary technology that can help developers and their DBAs with problem resolution and database performance with any JDBC based data access (like Hibernate, JPA , iBatis etc.). But it’s also nice to have the pureQuery API as a choice for people who really are interested in utilizing a light-weight, and more database-aware API that can leverage database best practices and has tooling slick tooling in Optim Development Studio for rapid generation of the data access layer.
Anyway, I hope you can join me, Dan, and Sonali (who will demo some cool tooling features) on March 11th at 10 AM Pacific. Please register, and even if you cannot attend that day, you can at least access the replay.