Nick Samoylov

Nick Samoylov

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Nick Samoylov was born in Moscow, raised in Ukraine, and lived in the Crimea. He graduated as an engineer-physicist from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technologies, has worked as a theoretical physicist, and has learned programming as a tool to test his mathematical models using FORTRAN and C++.

After the demise of the USSR, Nick created and successfully ran a software company, but was forced to close it under the pressure of governmental and criminal rackets. In 1999, with his wife Luda and two daughters, he emigrated to the USA and has been living in Colorado since then.

Nick adopted Java in 1997 and used it to work as a software developer-contractor for a variety of companies, including BEA Systems, Warner Telecom, and Boeing. For Boeing, Nick and Luda, who is also a Java programmer, developed a system of loading application data to the airplane via the internet.

Nick's current projects are related to machine learning and developing a highly scalable system of microservices using non-blocking reactive technologies, including Vert.x, RxJava, and RESTful web services on Linux deployed in the cloud.

Nick and Luda have two daughters who graduated from Harvard and Tufts universities, respectively. One has also received a doctoral degree from Brown University and now works as a professor in the University of California in Chico. The other daughter is an executive director of the investment bank, JPMorgan, in Madrid, Spain.

In his free time, Nick likes to read (mostly nonfiction), write (fiction novels and blogs), and hike in the Rocky Mountains.

Books from Nick Samoylov

Java 9 Cookbook Book Cover
Java 9 Cookbook
$ 35.99
$ 25.20
Java 9 High Performance Book Cover
Java 9 High Performance
$ 39.99
$ 28.00