Computer, January 2011, pp. 6–8
Computer magazine, the flagship publication of the IEEE Computer Society, covers all aspects of computer science, computer engineering, computing technology, and applications.
The Growing Impact of the CAP Theorem
Planning for an Inevitable Future
by Sorel Reisman
One morning about 30 years ago, I was about to head off to work (at IBM) when I noticed my eight-year-old son at the keyboard of my brand-new Apple II+ computer. My first reaction was to yell at him for playing with my new toy, but I was overtaken by an uncharacteristic moment of calm. For a few minutes I watched him and began to realize that something unique was going on. A child was using a computer console to key commands directly to an OS. Read More »