The the 2017 SIGOPS Mark Weiser Award goes to Nickolai Zeldovich.
The 2017 SIGOPS Hall-of-Fame awards goes to (1) Mike Burrows, for his paper “The Chubby lock service for loosely-coupled distributed systems”; and to (2) Giuseppe DeCandia, Deniz Hastorun, Madan Jampani, Gunavardhan Kakulapati, Avinash Lakshman, Alex Pilchin, Swaminathan Sivasubramanian, Peter Vosshall, and Werner Vogels for their paper “Dynamo: Amazon’s Highly Available Key-value Store”.
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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.
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