Francesco Marchioni is a Sun Certified Enterprise Architect employed for an Italian company based in Rome. He started learning Java in 1997 and since then has followed the path to the newest application program interfaces released by Sun. He joined the JBoss community in 2000, when the application server was running release 2.x.
He has spent many years as a software consultant, where he has envisioned many successful software migrations from vendor platforms to open source products such as JBoss AS, fulfilling the tight budget requirements of current times.
Over the past 5 years, he has been authoring technical articles for OReilly Media and is running an IT portal focused on JBoss products (http://www.mastertheboss.com).
He has authored the following titles:
- JBoss AS 5 Development, Packt Publishing (December 2009), which describes how to create and deploy Java Enterprise applications on JBoss AS (http://www.packtpub.com/jboss-as-5-development/book)
- AS 5 Performance Tuning, Packt Publishing (December 2010), which describes how to deliver fast and efficient applications on JBoss AS (http://www.packtpub.com/jboss-5-performance-tuning/book)
- JBoss AS 7 Configuration, Deployment, and Administration, Packt Publishing (December 2011), which covers all the aspects of the newest application server release (http://www.packtpub.com/jboss-as-7-configurationdeployment-administratio...)
He has also co-authored the book Infinispan Data Grid Platform, Packt Publishing (August 2012), with Manik Surtani, which covers all the aspects related to the configuration and development of applications using the Infinispan Data Grid Platform (http://www.packtpub.com/infinispan-data-grid-platform/book).