Michael Stonebraker Delivers Turing Lecture
Michael Stonebraker received the 214 ACM A.M. Turing award for fundamental contributions to the concepts and practices underlying modern database systems. Stonebraker is the inventor of many concepts that were crucial to making databases a reality and that are used in almost all modern database systems.
Stonebraker delivered his Turing lecture at ACM’s Federated Computing Research Conference (FCRC) conference in Portland, Oregon on Sunday, June 14, 2015.
For fundamental contributions to the concepts and practices underlying modern database systems. Stonebraker brought relational database systems from concept to commercial success, and set the research agenda for the multibillion-dollar database field for decades. The Turing Award, ACM's most prestigious technical award, is given for major contributions of lasting importance to computing.