Spring always provided sophisticated support for various data access technologies. The lately coined Spring Data project now takes the next step and introduces support for non-relational data stores like MongoDB, CouchDB, Cassandra, Redis and Riak just to name a few.
Beyond that it helps implementing data access layers in a consistent and easy-to grasp fashion, for both the NoSQL stores as well as more traditional APIs like JPA. The talk introduces the umbrella project, foundational concepts and abstractions and dives down into specialties of particular modules hands-on.
Oliver Gierke is engineer at SpringSource, a division of VMware, project lead of the Spring Data JPA, MongoDB and core module and member of the JPA 2.1 expert group. He has been into developing enterprise applications and open source projects for over 6 years now. His working focus is centered around software architecture, Spring and persistence technologies. He is regularly speaking at German and international conferences as well as author of technology articles and the first book on Spring Data.More About Oliver »