John C Kennedy has worked with UNIX and Linux since 1998. He has worked with Nagios as a monitoring tool for much of the past 5 years.
He has been reviewing and tech-editing books in his spare time since 2001 and has about 20 open source books to his credit. He believes the best part of reviewing is that he learns something from every book he works on.
He was born in the USA and grew up in Northern Virginia, USA. He spent some time in the US Air Force and has lived in Germany and the UK. He has been married to Michele since 1994 and has two children, Denise and Kieran. He lives in Virginia.