I would like to recognize the following individuals for their contributions to this article:
All my collegues in the Sun Belgium presales team, in particular: Peter DeClerck, System Engineer, High Availability and Michel Declercq, Account Manager, Finance for many enlightening discussions.
My manager, Dirk Demuynck, for his continuous support of this effort.
Reviewers of this article, especially Jim Mauro, for poviding valuable feedback.
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