Monday, July 17, 2006

Microsoft's Lampson at Usenix: Write software that expects to fail!

Microsoft's Lampson at Usenix: Write software that expects to fail!: "Earlier this summer, we sat in on a Usenix session at which Microsoft Research Distinguished Engineer Butler Lampson asked some pointed questions about which technologies have succeeded and which have failed. He identifies RDBs and virtual memory as successes, but marks RPCs and persistent objects as botched jobs. "

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