My lovely wife, Cynthia, is patient and encouraging and pretty, and I love her.
Ethan Galstad, whose interest prompted the second edition, and without whom there would be no Nagios.
The tech reviewers on this project were outstanding—thanks, guys.
Last, my editors at Prentice Hall have been great. They aren’t at all like the editors in Spiderman or Fletch. Debra Williams Cauley and Kim Boedigheimer are a hardworking, on the ball, and clued-in pair of professionals. They’ve been patient and helpful, and I appreciate their time and attention.