Johan Edstrom is an open source software evangelist, Apache developer, and seasoned architect; he has created Java architectures for large, scalable, high transaction monitoring, financial, and open source systems. He is a trained electronics engineer with a penchant for fractal geometry. He has worked as a development lead, infrastructure manager, IT lead, and programmer, and has guided several large companies to success in the use of open source software components. Lately, he has been helping some of the world's largest networking companies and medical start-ups achieve high availability, scalability, and dynamically adapting SOA systems. Johan divides his time between writing software, mentoring development teams, and teaching people how to use Apache ServiceMix, Camel, CXF, and ActiveMQ effectively and in a scalable way for enterprise installations. Johan is the co-author along with Jamie Goodyear of Instant OSGi Starter, Packt Publishing. Johan is a committer on Apache Camel and Apache ServiceMix and is a Project Management Committee member for Apache Camel. Jamie Goodyear is an open source advocate, Apache developer, and computer systems analyst with Savoir Technologies; he has designed, critiqued, and supported architectures for large organizations worldwide. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Jamie has worked in systems administration, software quality assurance, and senior software developer roles for businesses ranging from small start-ups to international corporations. He has attained committer status on Apache Karaf, ServiceMix, and Felix, and is a Project Management Committee member on Apache Karaf. His first printed publication was co-authoring Instant OSGi Starter, Packt Publishing, with Johan Edstrom followed by Learning Apache Karaf, Packt Publishing, with Johan Edstrom and Heath Kesler. Currently, he divides his time between providing high-level reviews of architectures, mentoring developers and administrators with SOA deployments, and helping the Apache community grow.
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