JOHN S. HOWARD is a Senior Staff Engineer at Sun Microsystems working in the Enterprise Engineering group. He has over 19 years' experience in software engineering and systems administration on a diverse array of platforms. John is currently working on projects for enhancing system availability and serviceability.
DAVID DEETHS has worked in Sun's Enterprise Engineering group for four years. His work has focused primarily on clusters and high-availability systems. He is coauthor of the Sun BluePrint book The Sun Cluster Environment: Sun Cluster 2.2 and has published numerous online articles on a variety of topics. David holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering and Cognitive Science from the University of California, San Diego.