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HPE Boots Up Sandbox Of The Machine For Early Users

It has been four years since Kirk Bresniker, HPE Fellow, vice president, and chief architect at Hewlett Packard Labs, stood before a crowd of journalists and analysts at the company’s Discover show and announced plans to create a new computing architecture that puts the focus on memory and will eventually use such technologies as silicon photonics and memristors.

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Operating Systems, Virtualization, And The Machine

I recall teaching a college class in operating systems, when well into the class, thinking I was getting the points across, a few of the students stopped the class and asked “Yes, but what really is an operating system?” I was momentarily taken aback, but the question happened to be absolutely fair and not really all that easy to answer.