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Today's applications are getting more and more distributed everyday and it is well-known that distributed programming is hard. With Hazelcast though,distributed programming is easy and lots of fun.
Common reaction of Hazelcast users is 'Ooh my God, this cannot be that easy'. Hazelcast is an open source, highly scalable, transactional,distributed/partitioned implementation of queue, map, set, list, lock and executor service for Java.
Talip Ozturk is the founder of Hazelcast. He is a pioneering startup founder having created the first Silicon Valley startup from Turkey. He has been working with enterprise Java since 1999. He worked as a consultant at MIC (Virginia), developer at a start-up company, Syncline (Boston) and sales architect at Itochu Technologies (New York). In 2003, he got fascinated by Jini and developed an implementation of JavaSpaces. In 2008, his passion for distributed programming led him to develop Hazelcast. Before Hazelcast, Talip was the director of technology at Zaman Media Group (Istanbul). In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer.