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The ACM Special Interest Group in Operating Systems
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News & Noteworthy


Grand Challenges in Computer Systems Research

NSF is sponsoring a community visioning workshop on Grand Challenges in Computer Systems Research on a 10-15 year horizon. This workshop will focus on architecture, operating systems, and programming systems, and be co-located with ASPLOS.

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Events


The 1st ACM SIGOPS Summer School on Advanced Topics in System (SATIS)

ACM SIGOPS is sponsoring a series of summer schools on Advanced Topics in Systems to be held once every two years. This first summer school will focus on advanced topics in Distributed Systems and will be held 14-17 August 2018 on the picturesque and secluded island of Sommar√ły located in a Norwegian fjord 300 km (200 miles) north of the Arctic circle.

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APSys 2017: September 2-3, 2017

Building on the success of its predecessors, APSys 2017 will continue to be a lively forum for systems researchers and practitioners across the world to meet, interact, and collaborate with their peers from the Asia/Pacific region. APSys 2017 will be held September 2-3 in Mumbai, India.

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Turing Award Celebration

During the next several months, ACM will celebrate 50 years of the Turing Award and the visionaries who have received it. Our aim is to highlight the significant impact of the contributions of the Turing Laureates on computing and society, to look ahead to the future of technology and innovation, and to help inspire the next generation of computer scientists to invent and dream.

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Recent Awards


ASPLOS Most Influential Paper Award 2018

The ASPLOS Most Influential Paper Award for 2018 goes to the ASPLOS 2000 paper: OceanStore: an architecture for global-scale persistent storage. The authors are John Kubiatowicz, David Bindel, Yan Chen, Steven Czerwinski, Patrick Eaton, Dennis Geels, Ramakrishna Gummadi, Sean Rhea, Hakim Weatherspoon, Chris Wells, and Ben Zhao

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