His impact in the industry is huge and I think is a pity that with the demise of the mainframe he’s not better know.
By the way, touching to see a comment from Fred Brooks in the post.
The NYT has published a nice obituary for those interested to read more.
I was just explaining Amdahl’s law to a junior colleague (“never heard of it”) on Wednesday. Ideas that stand the test of time, and all that … :)
Truly one of the greats of computer engineering. RIP.