Ralph Johnson, Joe Armstrong on the Future of Parallel Programming

Posted in Development, Conferences, Databases, Cloud Computing on November 29, 2011

Ralph Johnson, Joe Armstrong on the Future of Parallel Programming
Ralph Johnson and Joe Armstrong discuss their ideas about parallel programming - whether shared memory is harmful, the place of message passing, fault tolerance, the importance of protocols and more.

Ralph Johnson, one of the GoF behind the Design Patterns book and behind the creation of the original Refactoring Browser, is now at the CS dept. at the UIUC and the leader of UIUC Patterns/Software Architecture Group. Joe Armstrong is the principle inventor of the Erlang programming Language. He has worked for Ericsson where he developed Erlang and was chief architect of the Erlang/OTP system.

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