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Brian D. Murphy

Brian D. Murphy has been enamored with computers and programming since he got his first computer, an Apple IIc, in 1984. He graduated from Rutgers University with a bachelor of science degree in computer science, and has focused on web development in a variety of settings ranging from early-stage startups to large, multinational corporations in fields covering eCommerce, consulting, finance and media. He was an early adopter of Spring and Hibernate, and has been using both frameworks on large production systems since 2003.

In his present role, Brian is the chief architect and director of engineering at CondeNast, where he oversees the web and mobile presence for 25 award-winning brands such as,,, and He and his team leverage both Spring and Hibernate to power all of Conde's online products, drawing tens of millions of unique visitors each month. Brian deals with the challenges of building and operating scalable, distributed systems every single day.

Brian lives in Maplewood, New Jersey with his wife, Dania, son, Liam, and their dog, Cooper. You can follow Brian on Twitter @brimurph, or read his blog at

Brian D. Murphy's Books

Spring Persistence with Hibernate

Spring Persistence with Hibernate

  • Publication Date: October 31, 2010
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-2632-1
  • Price: $31.99

This book gets you rolling with fundamental Spring Framework 3 concepts and integrating persistence functionality into enterprise Java applications using Hibernate, the Java Persistence API (JPA) 2, and the Grails Object Relational Mapping tool, GORM. Learn More …