About the Author
Sergey Babkin is a software engineer and consultant. He has been employed as a software engineer for over 20 years. He has worked on the multithreaded programs for over 10 years, and even longer if the co-programs and the classic Unix in-kernel synchronization are included. Sergey worked on multiple varieties of Unix and Linux internals, complex event processing systems and the stock market data distribution systems. Sergey's employers and clients include SCO, Caldera, Interactive Data, Microsoft and Aleri/Sybase.