About the Author
Dennis Matotek works as a systems administrator for Hitwise Pty. Ltd. This business relies heavily on open source technology as the backbone for its infrastructure systems. Dennis was the technical reviewer of Pulling Strings with Puppet: Configuration Management Made Easy by James Turnbull (Apress, 2008). Dennis has many years of experience in systems infrastructure management that covers Microsoft products to IBM iSeries, but predominantly Linux.
Peter Lieverdink was born in a small Dutch country town in 1973. He owns a pair of clogs, but has never eaten tulips. On his 22nd birthday, Peter moved to Australia, and after briefly spending time in a office cubicle, he now runs a small business called Creative Contingencies Pty. Ltd. The business depends on open source software for infrastructure and development as well as daily office tasks. Peter specializes in web application development and helping other businesses implement open source solutions using Linux on both desktops and servers.