Matt Welsh

Matt Welsh

Computer Science professor and long-time Linux hacker

Areas of Expertise:

  • Operating systems
  • distributed systems
  • networks
  • Linux
  • sensor networks
  • speaking
Matt Welsh is an associate professor of Computer Science at Harvard University. His research interests span many aspects of complex systems, including operating systems design, distributed systems, networking, and parallel computing. Matt is a long-time Linux advocate and developer, a role in which he has fielded questions from thousands of Linux users over the years. He was the original coordinator of the Linux Documentation Project and author of the original Linux Installation and Getting Started guide. He completed his Ph.D. at UC Berkeley and his B.S. at Cornell University.

For more details, you can visit his personal web page and blog.

Running Linux Running Linux
by Matthias Kalle Dalheimer, Matt Welsh
Fifth Edition December 2005
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $39.99

Running Linux Running Linux
by Matt Welsh, Matthias Kalle Dalheimer, Terry Dawson, Lar Kaufman
Fourth Edition December 2002
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Running Linux Running Linux
by Matt Welsh, Matthias Kalle Dalheimer, Lar Kaufman
Third Edition August 1999
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Running Linux Running Linux
by Matt Welsh, Lar Kaufman
Second Edition August 1996
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Running Linux Running Linux
by Matt Welsh, Lar Kaufman
February 1995
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Matt blogs at:

Querkles

May 27 2015

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Protecting health through open data management principles

May 27 2015

Register for the free webcast, “Life Streams, Walled Gardens, and the Internet of Living Things.” Brigitte Piniewski and Hagen Finley will discuss the Internet of Living Things, what makes sensoring and monitoring data emanating from our bodies unique, and why … read more

Protecting health through open data management principles

May 27 2015

Register for the free webcast, “Life Streams, Walled Gardens, and the Internet of Living Things.” Brigitte Piniewski and Hagen Finley will discuss the Internet of Living Things, what makes sensoring and monitoring data emanating from our bodies unique, and why … read more

Dior and I

May 27 2015

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Building applications in Azure

May 27 2015

Download a free copy of “Azure for Developers,” an O’Reilly report by experienced .NET developer John Adams that breaks down Microsoft’s Azure platform in plain language, so that you can quickly get up to speed. One of the most natural … read more

Announcing Cassandra certification

May 27 2015

I am pleased to announce a joint program between O’Reilly and DataStax to certify Cassandra developers. This program complements our developer certification for Apache Spark and — just as in the case of Databricks and Spark — we are excited … read more

Building applications in Azure

May 27 2015

Download a free copy of “Azure for Developers,” an O’Reilly report by experienced .NET developer John Adams that breaks down Microsoft’s Azure platform in plain language, so that you can quickly get up to speed. One of the most natural … read more

Announcing Cassandra certification

May 27 2015

I am pleased to announce a joint program between O’Reilly and DataStax to certify Cassandra developers. This program complements our developer certification for Apache Spark and — just as in the case of Databricks and Spark — we are excited … read more

5 ways to reduce the pain of the inevitable

May 27 2015

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Jake and Kelly (not their real names) were very dear friends of ours. Well, Kelly is still, but her husband just recently passed away. Because he was healthy and active, it came as a complete shock to us all — especially to… read more

Four short links: 27 May 2015

May 27 2015

Roboto — Google’s signature font is open sourced (Apache 2.0), including the toolchain to build it. Pregel: A System for Large Scale Graph Processing — a walk through a key 2010 paper from Google, on the distributed graph system that … read more