The authors would like to thank Detlef Drewanz and Doug Schwabauer for writing the two sections of Chapter 7 in the second edition. Bill Calkins entered late in the game to update the chapter dedicated to VirtualBox. The authors appreciate these valuable contributions.
The authors also appreciate the expertise and hard work of Prentice Hall executive editor Greg Doench, as well as freelance project manager Rachel Paul and copy editor Jill Hobbs.
Jeff Victor would like to thank his wife Cara and their daughter Kathryn for their patience and support during this endeavor. He also thanks John Fowler, Markus Flierl, and Dawit Bereket for their support during the production of the second edition.
Jeff Savit thanks his wife Vicky for ...