UTCS Colloquium: Peter J. Weinberger/Google Inc.: Inside the Cloud ACES 2.302 Wednesday October 22 2008 11:00 a.m.
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Type of Talk: UTCS Colloquium
Speaker/Affiliation: Peter J. Wei
Date/Time: Wednesday October 22 2008 11:00
Host: J Strother Moore
Talk Title: Inside the Cloud
Early in its corporate life Google made a number of
fairly unconventional choices about how to organize
its computers a
nd software infrastructure. These have
proved prescient and provided
a great deal of flexibility.
I''ll outline a number of these and comm
ent on what''s
been learned from them (including some observations
on large software projects in general).
Dr. Peter J.
Weinberger received his BS from Swarthmore
College Swarthmore PA wi
th his PhD in Mathematics
(number theory) at the University of Californ
Since the middle of 2003 Dr. Weinberger has been at
Google New York working on various projects that handle
or store lar
ge amounts of data. Before that Dr. Weinberger
was at Renaissance Tech
nologies as Head of Technology.
He also worked in the Computer Science
at Bell Labs in New Jersey work on databases network
systems. He was Information Sciences Research Vice-President. <
br>Before that Dr. Weinberger taught mathematics at the University
Michigan in Ann Arbor. He is currently serving as a member
groups which give technical advice to the government
CSTB ISPAB and
a Defense Science Board study on computing
plans for Livermore Los Ala
mos and Sandia.
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