Originally presented on July 15, 2015.

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Want to know what's in RTI's Connext DDS 5.2? Watch our TechTalk on-demand, where our Engineering and Product Marketing experts delved into the details of Connext DDS 5.2 – our newest product release.

Learn about our new queuing communication pattern that enables load balancing capability for scalable message processing and cloud analytics. With this new addition to the existing Pub/Sub and Request/Reply models, Connext DDS now provides the first unified solution for developing Industrial Internet systems. With the new pattern, implemented as a Queuing Service feature, it delivers all the fundamental communication patterns in a single connectivity platform.

In addition, we have implemented almost 50 new features and enhancements to address specific customer feedback including: new C++ API to simplify development and improve source code readability; Admin Console with advanced visualization of data to improve insight into distributed system behavior and ease debugging; second generation code generator with much improved performance; unbounded sequence and strings to address scalability; and 18 new platforms to support different architectures.


Jan Van Bruaene, Vice President, Engineering, RTI

Jan Van Bruaene is leading the engineering team at RTI. Jan joined RTI in 2006 and has over 17 years of experience in technical and customer facing leadership roles in technology companies, including Sun Microsystems and VLSI Technology. During his career, Jan has led professional services, support, and engineering organizations; he has technical expertise in many areas, such as middleware, grid applications, infrastructure software, operating system design, device drivers and network chip development.

Jan holds an MS equivalent degree in Electronics, Digital Communications (Summa Cum Laude) from KIHK in Geel, Belgium.

Vien Chan, Product Manager, RTI

Vien Chan has over 20 years of experience of real-time embedded software and systems in a variety of technical and business roles. She joined RTI in 2013 as a Senior Product Manager for the RTI flagship product Connext DDS. Prior to RTI, Vien worked as a Senior Product Manager at Symmetricom and DataDirect Networks. She also was a Product Manager at IP Infusion and Intel. Earlier in her career, Vien was a software engineer and developed embedded software for communications equipment.

Vien holds a MS degree in Computer Science from University of Southern California and a BS degree in Computer Science from University of California, Los Angeles.