Savas Parastatidis

Savas Parastatidis

  • @savasp

Kirkland, Washington

Areas of Expertise:

  • Web
  • distributed computing
  • cloud computing
  • web services
  • REST
  • high-performance computing
  • parallel computing
  • e-science
  • research
  • programming
Savas Parastatidis is Cortana's Architect and co-founder at Microsoft. Prior to joining Microsoft, Savas was a Principal Research Associate at Newcastle University where he undertook research in the areas of distributed, service-oriented computing and e-Science. He was also the Chief Software Architect at the North-East Regional e-Science Centre where he oversaw the architecture and the application of Web Services technologies for a number of large research projects. Savas also worked as a Senior Software Engineer for Hewlett Packard where he co-lead the R&D effort for the industry's Web Service transactions service and protocol. Savas' web corner (including his blog) can be found at http://savas.me and his twitter stream http://twitter.com/savasp.

REST in Practice REST in Practice
by Savas Parastatidis, Ian Robinson, Jim Webber
September 2010
Print: $44.99
Ebook: $37.99

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"I suggest this reading to all that are interested in the REST architecture or in the development of web services in general."
--Andrea Polci, Lugano Java User Group