What is TVM technology?

What is TVM? Does it have some connection to EVM?

The TON Virtual Machine (TVM) is a deterministic, fully-featured stack based virtual machine. It's simple to work with and executes and stores code efficiently. TVM is designed as a distributed computing system with the scalability opportunity through infinity sharding. This means that Venom can share tasks between groups of validator nodes called "a validator task group" (similar to processor cores) depending on the load, and one part of the tasks don't need to wait for other tasks to be completed. For this reason, all interactions between system participants (accounts, smart contracts) are asynchronous, one participant doesn't need to wait for another.