Hemant has an ABD Computer Science, MSCS, BSEE and is a Principal with Object and Data Labs, a consulting and training company specializing in Object Oriented, XML, Database and Data Warehousing technologies. He has more than 25 years consulting in application areas such as Biotech, CAD/CAM, defense, manufacturing and insurance. His interests are in XML database structures, Object Analysis and Design, DBMS internals programming, Advanced C++ & SQL programming, Data Warehousing and Web Server Architectures. He has authored courses and numerous papers in the fields of database systems, data semantics and AI databases. He presents at leading conferences, and lectures at many corporations in the US and Europe. He teaches corporate professionals throughout Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay area at locations such as the MFE Program at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and at UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz Extension programs in Silicon Valley. His courses form a core part of the Data Warehousing Academy at the Capital One Group of Companies.
Ngoc LamAn is a Sr. software engineering at
3PARdata Inc. and is developing the next generation management software
for utility storage systems. He was a manager and the architect
of network management software at Gadzoox Networks responsible
for managing and leading the development of software products
for all Gadzoox's storage area netwrok (SAN) switches. He has been
involved with industry standard work groups such as Distributed
Management Task Force (DMTF) and Storage Networking Industry Association
(SNIA). Before Gadzoox Networks, Mr.
Lam was an advisory software engineer at IBM Storage System Division where he worked on many storage management products for IBM
mainframes, UNIX and Windows. He has more than 14 years of file
systems, storage and client/server software development experiences
on many operating systems. Mr. Lam has been selected to present
technical tutorial sessions at Storage Networking World Fall 2000
(Orlando, FL), Fibre Channel Technology Conference 2001 (San Jose,
CA), and DMTF Developer Conference 2001.
He also served as a panelist for SAN Appliance session at Fibre
Channel Technology Conference 2000.
He has been a part-time instructor at University of California
at Santa Cruz for more than 5 years. His courses have included Storage Area Network (SAN) Basics, Advanced
Java Programming, Internet Programming Technologies, Java Network
Programming, UNIX System Programming, C Programming and Common
Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA). Mr. Lam earned his B.S. degree in computer science from California
State Polytechnic University at Pomona (1988) and M.S. degree
in computer engineering from Santa Clara University (1992).
Eric turned his beginning C++ course material into a book that was first published in 1993, republished in 1996, and republished again in Feb. 2003 (Learning C++ A Hands-On Approach, ITP Publishing Co.) He has been a speaker at several professional conferences, and was one of the reviewers of Scott Meyers’ More Effective C++. Eric taught 12 years for the University of California Santa Cruz Extension, and conducted courses for companies as varied as Adobe, Bellcore, IBM, HP, Naval Research Labs, and several others. Eric teaches for ITT Technical Institute and Lawrence Technological University. Eric has a BS Math from the University of Michigan.
John W. Horn, PhD
John W. Horn PhD has been programming since 1983 and is currently the CEO of Interstate Software; the only MySQL training center in North America. His company is the only "Gold Level" MySQL training, support and consulting group in the world. Being one of the largest open source training groups in the world they also do training, support and consulting for: Apache, PHP, LPI, SuSE and CodeCharge. He is the author of MySQL Essential Knowledge McGraw-Hill Osbourne July 2004, MySQL Considerations , Pros and Cons of MySQL Table Types Developer.com 2003 and can also be found in articles such as Simplifying Linux Management Eweek July 12, 2004. He is based in Kansas City, Missouri.
Pradeep has a MBA (Finance and Marketing) and Master's in Oracle
Application Implementation. He has over 10 years of experince
in the areas of Business Automation, Enterprise Resource Planning
Business Intellegence. Pradeep is working with Xoriant Corporation
in the areas of ERP Training, Implementation and Support as Sr.Software
Engineer. His areas of interest are in Oracle Applications System
Financials and Distribution Modules. Pradeep has lectured in the
area of System Administration, Extenstion to Oracle
Application, Oracle Workflow 2.6, Application Desktop Integrator,
GL Reporting (FSG), Oracle Accounts Receivables, Oracle Accounts
Payables, Oracle General Ledger, Oracle Forms/Reports 6i and Oracle
Basic Order Management. Lecture venues have included such leading
corporations as Fujistu Computer Products of America, Fujistu America
Inc., Emerson Process Management, Channel Corporation, American
Tools, Unisoft Systems and Patternsoft Systems.