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2010-01-27 06:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Basho Technologies, Inc. today announced Dr. Eric Brewer, Professor of Computer Science at University of California, Berkeley and formerly founder and Chief Scientist of Inktomi Corporation, a leading provider of scalable search (sold to Yahoo! in 2003), is joining the Basho Board of Directors and he will serve as an active advisor on Basho's product roadmap. Dr. Brewer begins in his dual roles effective immediately. Dr. Brewer, globally...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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