Hal Stern

Performance, security, networking and blogging kind of guy

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Hal Stern is Vice President and the Chief Architect of the Developer Business Unit at Juniper Networks. His responsibilities include driving technical architecture alignment across the network management and data analytics components of Juniper's software platforms, developing partner and developer relationships, and identifying disruptive use cases for closed-loop network applications in "The New Network." Hal was a Distinguished Engineer and Vice President of Global Systems Engineering at Sun Microsystems and held the titles of CTO for Software, Services, iPlanet and the North American Sales organization over the span of more than 20 years with the company. He is proud to call himself a reformed system administrator. Hal is a board member of the Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX), servces on the Princeton University Technology Advisory Board, the Curriki Technology Advisory Board and as a Technical Advisor to The Hot List. Hal earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Princeton University in 1984. Outside of work, he is an active Kiva microlender, and may be found on the left wing with his adult ice hockey team or playing golf very badly. Blog: Snowman on Fire

Managing NFS and NIS Managing NFS and NIS
by Hal Stern, Mike Eisler, Ricardo Labiaga
Second Edition July 2001
Print: $54.99
Ebook: $39.99

Managing NFS and NIS Managing NFS and NIS
by Hal Stern
January 2001

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25th Sun Microsystems Hiring Anniversary

June 07 2014

Today would have been the 25th anniversary of my hire date at Sun Microsystems: 6-7-89, easy to remember, and like an old friend’s birthday it is etched in my mind. The Friday before that, June 4th, was an amalgamation of weird: I drove my signed offer letter over to Peter… read more

Apple Is Beat(s): Calling the Top

May 18 2014

Disclaimer #1: I completely suck at picking stocks, and offering insight into the stock market, which is why I do not manage my own investments. Evidence is littered all over these posts. That said, I’m calling something of a top in Apple on the basis of paying $3.2B for Beats.… read more

Animals As Leaders: Opening Night of US Tour

May 18 2014

Friday night we ventured out to Amityville, NY for the opening night of the Animals as Leaders tour. From the $15 tickets to the two-plus hour drive out the Belt Parkway in a near-monsoon, this had the ingredients to make a difficult and memorable-in-a-bad-way kind of evening. I’ll cut to… read more