Archive for the ‘fault tolerance’ tag.
In 2008, Barbara Liskov was given the Turning Award for contributions to practical and theoretical foundations of programming language and system design, especially related to data abstraction, fault tolerance, and distributed computing. Ajay Deshpande, Chief Architect at Persistent Systems will give a talk on the life and work of Barbara Liskov, on 31st August, from […]
As part of the Turing100 Lecture Series this time, there is a talk on the life and work of 2011 Turing Award recipient Judea Pearl, followed by a “Turing 100” quiz that teams of professionals and students can participate in. Judea Pearl was given the Turing award for the development of a calculus for probabilistic […]
The Turing100 Lecture Series come back with the 6th session. This time, there are two Technical talks, centered around the life and works of 1977 Turing Award recipient, Dr. John Backup. In addition to several other contributions, Dr Backus is well-known for his pioneering work on Fortran as well as the inventor of the Backus-Naur […]
The Turing100 Lecture Series come back with the 6th session. This time, there are two Technical talks, centered around the life and works of 1998 Turing Award recipient, Dr. Jim Gray. Jim Gray made seminal contributions to database and transaction processing research and implementions of real systems at Tandem, IBM, and Microsoft. Among his best […]