Michael Stonebraker

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Michael Stonebraker
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Michael Stonebraker giving the 2015 Turing lecture
Born (1943-10-11) October 11, 1943 (age 79)
Alma materPrinceton University,
University of Michigan
Known forIngres, Postgres, Vertica, Streambase, Illustra, VoltDB, SciDB
AwardsIEEE John von Neumann Medal (2005)
ACM Turing Award (2014)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of California, Berkeley,
University of Michigan,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
ThesisThe Reduction of Large Scale Markov Models for Random Chains (1971)
Doctoral advisorArch Waugh Naylor
Notable studentsDiane Greene
Joseph M. Hellerstein
Clifford A. Lynch
Margo Seltzer
Dale Skeen[2]

Michael Ralph Stonebraker (born October 11, 1943[3]) is an American computer scientist.

He is the founder of many database companies, including Ingres Corporation, Illustra, Paradigm4, StreamBase Systems, Tamr, Vertica and VoltDB, and served as chief technical officer of Informix. He is also an editor for the book Readings in Database Systems.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Michael Stonebraker - A.M. Turing Award Winner". Retrieved 2018-02-06.
  2. Michael Stonebraker at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  3. "Contributors" (pdf). TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS, MAN, AND CYBERNETICS,. IEEE. Sep 1972. Retrieved 2009-07-14.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  4. "Michael Stonebraker | EECS at UC Berkeley". www2.eecs.berkeley.edu. Retrieved 2018-03-16.
  5. "Michael Stonebraker | MIT CSAIL". www.csail.mit.edu. Retrieved 2018-03-16.