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Read Chapter 2 of the upcoming book "Event Processing: Designing IT Systems for Agile Companies." Don't miss authors Mani Chandy and Roy Schulte at our SOA in Action Virtual Conference.

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About the Authors

Kanianthra Mani Chandy is the Simon Ramo Professor of Computer Science at the California Institute of Technology. He has been the Executive Officer of the Computer Science Department twice, and he has been a professor at Caltech since 1989.

Chandy received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Electrical Engineering with a thesis in Operations research. He also earned a Masters from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, and a Bachelors from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

He has worked for Honeywell and IBM. From 1970 to 1989, he was in the Computer Science Department of the University of Texas at Austin, serving as chair in 1978-79 and 1983-85. He has served as a consultant to a number of companies including IBM and Bell Labs. Chandy is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He received the IEEE Koji Kobayashi Award for Computers and Communication in 1987 and the A.A. Michelson Award from the Computer Measurement Group in 1985.

Chandy does research in distributed computing. He has published three books and over a hundred papers on distributed computing, verification of concurrent programs, parallel programming languages and performance models of computing and communication systems, including the eponymous BCMP networks. He described the Snapshot algorithm together with Leslie Lamport.

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W. Roy Schulte is Vice President and Distinguished Analyst at Gartner Inc. in Stamford Connecticut. Mr. Schulte was a co-author of the 1996 report that introduced the term SOA to the industry. He also originated research into the field of message brokers, coined the term business activity monitoring (BAM), and wrote the first analyst reports on the zero-latency enterprise and the enterprise service bus (ESB). His current work centers on event-driven architecture (EDA). Mr. Schulte has more than 20 years of industry experience spanning user enterprises, IT vendors and Gartner Inc. He holds a BS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MS from MIT's Sloan School of Management.

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About Gartner

Gartner is a research and advisory firm that helps more than 10,000 clients leverage technology to achieve business success. GartnerŐs businesses consist of Research, Consulting, Measurement, Events and Executive Programs. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut and has over 3,800 associates, including approximately 1,000 research analysts and consultants, in more than 75 locations worldwide.

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