About the Authors
Dr. Holger Leister, Ph.D.
Dr. Holger Leister works as server consultant for Sun in Frankfurt, Germany and has been assigned to projects throughout Europe and the US. His primary focus is on high-end server technology, in particular the Sun Fire 15K/12K, Sun Fire x800, and Sun Enterprise 10000 servers. In the past five years, Holger has been involved in numerous mission-critical installation projects at strategic customer sites. Also, he proved his technical knowledge working as a "fire fighter" in numerous high-end server escalations.
Holger received a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Saarland, Germany, where he was involved in the design of superscalar microprocessors and the development of a massively parallel, uniform memory access, shared memory, 64-way computer.
Tong-Pheng Koh joined Sun Microsystems Sun Service Division (Asia South) in December 1994 as an area systems support engineer. He has extensive field support experience on many Sun products. He joined the Enterprise Services Asia Pacific Technical Operations Group in June 2000, as a senior technical consultant. He uses in-depth technical skills and experience to augment field support through product support mastery, proactive service delivery, and strategic customer engagements. Also, he mentors engineers. His primary product focus is on the Sun Fire 15K, Sun Fire x800, and Sun Enterprise 10000 platforms. He has helped major customers with technical requirements, configuration issues, and optimizing and determining best practices on these Sun high-end products. He holds a Bachelor degree of Computer Science from the National University of Singapore.