To ensure the accuracy and legitimacy of the content in this book, I decided early on to subject it to a rigorous quality assurance process that involved technical reviews by over 60 industry professionals. I am deeply grateful for the time and effort these individuals dedicated to these reviews. Specifically, I would like to thank Kevin Davis, PhD, Ronald Bourret, Robert Schneider, Ravi Palepu, Wes McGregor, Judith Myerson, and Cyrille Thilloy for their early feedback, and the following technical reviewers that participated in the full manuscript review (in alphabetical order by last name):
Dr. Mohamad Afshar, Oracle Corporation
Wayne Ariola, Parasoft
Raj Balasubramanian, IBM Software Group
Stephen Bennett, BEA Systems, Inc. ...