First, special thanks to the following people:
Dave Cutler, Senior Distinguished Engineer and the original architect of Microsoft Windows NT. Dave originally approved David Solomon's source code access and has been supportive of his work to explain the internals of Windows NT through his training business as well as during the writing of Inside Windows NT, Second Edition, and Inside Microsoft Windows 2000, Third Edition. Besides reviewing the chapter on processes and threads, Dave answered many questions on the kernel architecture of the system and wrote a historical perspective for this edition.
Jim Allchin, our executive sponsor, for writing the Foreword to this book and championing our cause within Microsoft.
Rob Short, vice president, ...