About the Author
Andrew Monkhouse is the Manager, Information Systems for an international Occupational Health and Safety company and is currently re architecting their software product in Java. Since Andrew lives in Sydney, the head office is in Melbourne, and the programming department is in China, this means that he rarely gets to see his boss or his programmers he is still trying to work out whether the good outweighs the bad in this arrangement. Andrew has passed SCJP 1.2, SCJP 1.4, SCJD, SCWCD, SCBCD, and part I of SCEA. He has been working with computers for too long (his first program was written on mark-sense cards (similar to punch cards)) and his experience spans a good number of different types of hardware, operating systems, and network protocols. Terry Camerlengo holds degrees in Computer Science and Philosophy from The Ohio State University. Professionally, he has more than seven years of experience analyzing, designing, building, and testing large-scale enterprise systems and is certified in C++, Java and SQL Server. He began work at The Ohio State Department of Biomedical Informatics in April, 2004. Currently, Terry is involved with the development of grid-based data-mining solutions to problems in human genomics and bioinformatics. He is also pursuing a graduate degree in Computational Biology.