Howard Green

Howard Green

VP, Marketing

Howard brings more than 20 years of experience in marketing, public relations, and business development at Silicon Valley-based hardware and software companies, and provides Marketing leadership for Azul Systems.

Prior to joining Azul in 2010, Howard was responsible for business development, partner programs, and product management at Kabira Technologies. Kabira (acquired by Tibco in 2010) was an in-memory transaction processing pioneer, providing high-performance systems for the electronic payments industry and Tier 1 wireless service providers.

Before joining Kabira, Howard was a marketing consultant at clients including CollabNet and Tropos Networks.

Additionally, Howard has founded or co-founded two Bay Area-based startups and managed Product and/or Corporate Marketing at companies including iPass, Corsair Communications, and MicroModule Systems. Howard began his career with Digital Equipment Corporation in New York City. He holds an MA from Columbia University and a BA from Columbia College.

Recent Posts

InfoWorld: JVM plus Docker: Better together

Earlier today InfoWorld’s Paul Krill highlighted insights from DataStax’s Al Tobey: Docker, the high-profile project for packaging applications in portable containers, can be paired with the JVM (Java Virtual Machine) to fill in gaps in the Java realm, technologists say. The JVM is Java’s solution for application portability across different platforms, but Docker can offer an

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Meet Azul Systems at O’Reilly OSCON July 21-23

For the 4th year in a row, Azul Systems will be at O’Reilly OSCON. Join Open Source community members, developers, DevOps and fans of  Voodoo Doughnuts for three-plus days of Open Source discussions and insights. We’ll be at Booth 429 at the Portland Convention Center. At OSCON you can learn more about Zulu, our fully supported

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RedMonk: Widespread correlations across programming-language rankings

On July 15, RedMonk’s Donnie Berkholz published a blog post highlighting the results of the IEEE’s 2014 language ranking study, and compared the IEEE results (which draw upon an additional 12 data sources, with his work at RedMonk. According to Berkholz: “The strongest correlation on the chart, interestingly, is the 0.92 found between Twitter conversation and Google

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Java language architect Brian Goetz on OpenJDK 9 and possible changes in Java Generics

SD Times just ran a great article by Alex Handy that provides a summary of a recent post to Brian Goetz’s blog.  Brian’s post goes deeper into his current thinking, and provides code examples. “He [Goetz writes] that OpenJDK 9 is looking at making generic classes easier to turn into specialized classes. The idea is

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Welcome to Azul’s new blog!

…and welcome to betterjava. We picked the title deliberately, because we are interested in showing what can be done when you deploy a better Java runtime — or when you look for Java support alternatives for your operations or development teams. We’re big fans of Java, and we look forward to working with the Java

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