Ward Rosenberry is a technical writing consultant and author
concentrating on distributed computing and computer networking
technologies. Ward has distinguished himself writing about the Open
Software Foundation's Distributed Computing Environment since 1989
when he helped write Digital Equipment Corporation's original DCE
design documents. He has since co-authored two other O'Reilly books
about distributed computing -- Understanding DCE and Distributing
Applications Across DCE and Windows NT. He continues his close DCE
involvement designing and developing DCE information both at Digital
and at OSF and now operates a consulting firm, Rosenberry Associates,
in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.
Ward graduated from the University of Lowell in 1979 with a B.A. in
English. Ward, his wife Patricia Pestana, and their two children,
William and John, live in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts.
In addition to his contribution to the technical side of this book,
Jim deserves some credit for keeping Ward alive by sending him an
infusion of caffeine from Seattle's premier coffee roaster.