Engineering the Future of Software
Feb 3–4, 2019: Training
Feb 4–6, 2019: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
James Bottomley

James Bottomley
Distinguished Engineer, IBM Research

Website | @jejb_

James Bottomley is a distinguished engineer at IBM Research, where he works on cloud and container technology. James is also Linux kernel maintainer of the SCSI subsystem. He has served as a director on the board of the Linux Foundation and chair of its Technical Advisory Board. Previously, he was CTO of server virtualization at Parallels (later Odin); was a distinguished engineer at Novell’s SUSE Labs; helped found SteelEye Technology, a high-availability company for Linux and Windows, where he was vice president and CTO; and worked on distributed lock manager technology for clustering at AT&T Bell labs. James holds undergraduate and doctoral degrees from the University of Cambridge.


3:50pm–4:40pm Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Location: Beekman
James Bottomley (IBM Research)
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How much do you as an architect know about infrastructure—and how much do you think you should know? As we transition from physical systems to virtual machines to containers, the way we build systems is also changing radically, influenced by the new paradigms. James Bottomley explores the relationship between the systems we build and the infrastructure we build them from. Read more.