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Fred Douglis

Background

Fred Douglis is a computer scientist with interests in distributed systems, storage, web technologies, and many other areas.

He is currently a researcher in the CTO office of the EMC Core Technologies Division, working on deduplicating backup systems and related technologies. From 2002-2009 he was a researcher at IBM Research in Hawthorne, NY, working on stream computing, deduplication, and other areas in distributed systems. Before joining IBM, he was with AT&T Labs--Research, where he was most recently a Division Manager. Before that, he was a scientist with the Mobios Project at the Matsushita Information Technology Laboratory, later called the Panasonic Information and Networking Technology Laboratory and eventually closed. Prior to that, he was a visiting professor at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, working with Andy Tanenbaum.

He received his Ph.D degree ('90) from the University of California, Berkeley, working on the Sprite project with Prof. John Ousterhout. He designed and implemented Sprite's transparent migration facility. A bunch of other papers on Sprite can be found at the Sprite archives.

He was an undergraduate ('84) in the Computer Science Department at Yale and is hit up for donations far more often than he ever thought possible. He serves as an alumni interview and coordinates interviews in the central NJ area.

Way back when ('80), he went to South Brunswick (NJ) High School.

Miscellany

He appeared on NPR's Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! in Sep. 2007 and this message from NPR anchor Carl Kasell is on his home answering machine.

Hobbies

Hobbies include bridge and volleyball.

Photos

Some family information and photos are available.

Douglis Family

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