One year after the award Dieter Weiler, CEO of Q2WEB, spoke at this year’s award ceremony in Berlin. In 2011 Yaacomo received the special prize at the GreenIT Best Practice Award for its visionary database concept. The completely self-developed database management system is based on massively parallel programming, and uses graphics processors for the computing process.
In his talk „Yaacomo – From Vision to Reality“ he presented the concept of Yaacomo und explained the way from the initial vision to its implementation into practice. Above that he described his experiences especially the impediments and prospects a radical innovations involves.