Peter H. Salus

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conference reports Coar's description of the HTTP project was more illuminating, involving XML and Djakarta (=Apache-Java). Last year there was an interesting ALS session on Beowulf, so, on Friday, I trotted along to hear Jim Reese (of Google) talk about Linux clustering. He referred to his talk as " Scaling the Web: An Overview of Google, A Linux Cluster(More)
Forty years ago, there were no programming languages: then, toward the end of 1957, there was FOR-TRAN. A decade later, most people used that or COBOL or ALGOL or Lisp or APL. One of the important things to note is that all of these were procedural languages. They all consisted of functions operating on data. Pascal, Basic and C are further examples of such(More)
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