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The Special Interest Group on Operating Systems (SIGOPS) addresses a broad spectrum of issues associated with operating systems research and development. Members are drawn from a broad community spanning industry, academia, and government.

SIGOPS's areas of interest include: operating systems, file and storage systems, virtualization, networking as it relates to operating systems and the interaction of hardware and software development.

The Mark Wiser Award 2016

The Mark Weiser Award was created in 2001 by ACM SIGOPS, to be given to an individual who has demonstrated creativity and innovation in operating systems research.

The 2016 Mark Wiser Award winner is:

Antony Rowstron

The Dennis M. Ritchie Award 2016

The Dennis M. Ritchie Doctoral Dissertation Award was created in 2013 by ACM SIGOPS to recognize research in software systems and to encourage the creativity that Dennis Ritchie embodied, providing a reminder of Ritchie's legacy and what a difference one person can make in the field of software systems research.

The 2016 Dennis M. Ritchie Award winner is:

Vijay Chidambaram

for his dissertaion "Orderless and Eventually Durable File Systems".

The Hall of Fame Award 2016

The SIGOPS Hall of Fame Award was instituted in 2005 to recognize the most influential Operating Systems papers that were published at least ten years in the past.

The 2016 Hall of Fame Award winners are:

Fay Chang, Jeffrey Dean, Sanjay Ghemawat, Wilson C. Hsieh, Deborah A. Wallach, Mike Burrows, Tushar Chandra, Andrew Fikes, and Robert E. Gruber

for their paper Bigtable: A Distributed Storage System for Structured Data, published at OSDI 2006.

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