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 1998 USENIX Annual Technical Conference - June 15-19, 1998 - Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana
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Alphabetical Listing of Tutorial Instructors:
Allman-Menascé | Nemeth-Tweedie

Evi Nemeth  (M2, T2a faculty member in computer science at the University of Colorado, has managed UNIX systems for the past 20 years, both from the front lines and from the ivory tower. She is co-author of the UNIX System Administration Handbook.

Marcus J. Ranum  (M6, T5is CEO and founder of Network Flight Recorder, Inc. He is the principal author of several major Internet firewall products, including the DEC SEAL, the TIS Gauntlet, and the TIS Internet Firewall Toolkit. Marcus has been managing UNIX systems and network security for over 13 years, including configuring and managing Marcus is a frequent lecturer and conference speaker on computer security topics.

Prithvi Rao  (M7, T6is the founder of KiwiLabs which specializes in software engineering methodolgy and Java training. He has worked on the development of the MACH operating system and a real-time version of MACH at Carnegie Mellon, and holds two patents resulting from his work on mobile robots. He has worked with the SPHINX speech recognition system to develop a speech interface to Netscape.

Jon Rochlis  (M10, T8is a senior consultant for SystemExperts which provides high level advice to businesses on network security, distributed systems design and management, high-availability, and electronic commerce. Before joining SystemExperts, Mr. Rochlis was engineering manager with BBN Planet, a major national Internet service provider.

Greg Rose's  (M5work at QUALCOMM focuses on cryptographic security and authentication for wireless communications, particularly mobile phones. Has written a number of public tools using cryptography and holds generic cryptographic export licenses for two countries. He was the program chair for the 1996 USENIX Security Symposium and is a USENIX board member.

Char Sample  (M11has installed over 150 firewalls, was one of the original five engineers on the FWTK/Gauntlet project, and has spent many a stressful day on the Gauntlet support lines. She has developed and delivered training for TIS, V-ONE, SGI, Booze-Allen and Price Waterhouse LLP.

Marc Staveley  (T1has 15 years of experience in UNIX application development and administration. His current projects include working with SunSoft Engineering on enhancing the RAS characteristics of the Solaris kernel. He is a frequent speaker on the topics of standards-based development, multi-threaded programming, system administration, and system tuning.

Hal Stern  (M1is a Distinguished Systems Engineer with Sun Microsystems Computer Company, where he focuses on high-end server technology, operations management, networking, performance tuning, and information systems architecture. Hal has been a UNIX administrator and user for more than 10 years. Before joining Sun, he developed molecular modeling software for a Boston area start-up company and was on the research staff at Princeton University. He is the author of Managing NFS & NIS and the author of several articles on application performance and network design.

W. Richard Stevens  (M4, T4is the author of UNIX Network Programming, Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment, TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1: The Protocols, and coauthor with Gary R. Wright of TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 2: The Implementation.

Stephen Tweedie  (M3works in VMS filesystem internals for Digital's Operating Systems Software Group. He has been contributing to Linux for a number of years, in particular designing some of the high-performance algorithms central to the ext2fs filesystem and the virtual memory code.

Alphabetical Listing of Tutorial Instructors:
Allman-Menascé | Nemeth-Tweedie


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