Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments. 13 of those twenty have been with EDS/HP. As a freelance writer, Ken writes on a variety of topics including interoperability, virtualization, data center operations, databases, and open source software. He has written and co-written books on Linux, databases, and virtualization. He currently is the Senior Editor and regular contributor to Admin Magazine and often contributes to other online and print publications as well. Ken also writes whitepapers, training materials, performs product and software reviews. His first computer was a Commodore VIC-20, which he purchased because William Shatner was in the commercials.In his limited spare time, Ken enjoys painting, photography, drawing, and flinging angry birds at fortified pigs.
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