James Falkner

James Falkner
Tech Evangelist, redhat.com

Website | @schtool

James Falkner oversees the 45,000-strong open source Liferay Community. In this role, James provides information, education, community tooling, and leadership development, while constantly encouraging participation and growth of the community. James has over 14 years of experience in technology, and blends his strong technical background with a passion for open source. James has been involved with enterprise web development and the Liferay Community since 2008.

Prior to joining Liferay, James led development of several key technologies in Oracle’s Web Center stack, including its collaboration and social networking services. James is also an alumnus of Sun Microsystems, where he was the principal architect for Sun’s portal technologies, and participated in several open source projects such as OpenSolaris, OpenPortal, GlassFish, and Community Equity. James holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Florida.


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James Falkner (redhat.com)
Recently, the hype around NoSQL DB design has reached fever pitch. At the same time, the hype around dynamic data modeling, web based form design, and dynamic schema design (a.k.a. "creating stuff online and dynamically with no coding") has been increasing as well. In this session, see how Liferay Portal uses MongoDB to implement highly scalable dynamic data for collaboration and social features. Read more.