Péter Károly "Stone" Juhász was born in 1980 in Hungary, where he lives with his family and their cat. He holds an MSc degree in Programmer Mathematics. At the very beginning of his career, he turned toward operations. Since 2004, he has been working as a general—mainly GNU/Linux—system administrator.
His average working day includes patching in the server room, installing servers, managing PBX, maintaining VMware vSphere infrastructure and servers at Amazon AWS, managing storage and backups, monitoring with Nagios, trying out new technology, and writing scripts to ease everyday work.
His interests in IT are Linux, server administration, virtualization, artificial intelligence, network security, and distributed systems. His hobbies include learning Chinese, program developing, reading, hiking, playing the game Go, listening to music and unicycling. For his contact information or to find out more about him, you can visit his website at http://midway.hu.
Emilien Kenler, after working on small web projects, began to focus on Game Development in 2008, when he was in high school. Until 2011, he worked for different groups and has specialized in system administration. In 2011, he founded a company, HostYourCreeper (http://www.hostyourcreeper.com) to sell Minecraft servers, while he was studying Computer Science Engineering. He created a lightweight IaaS based on new technologies such as Node.js and RabbitMQ.
Thereafter, he worked at TaDaweb as a system administrator, building its infrastructure and creating tools to manage deployments and monitoring. In 2014, he began a new adventure at Wizcorp, Tokyo. He will graduate at the end of the year from the University of Technology of Compiègne.
Daniel Parraz was raised in New Mexico and began using computer-type devices at an early age. After graduating from school, he found a technical support job and started to learn Linux. He has been administrating Linux/Unix systems since 2001 and has worked on large storage engineering and installations with Fortune 500 companies and start-ups. He currently lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with his family, and enjoys hiking, reading, and growing fruits and vegetables as a volunteer with an agriculture group supported by a local community.
Pall Sigurdsson is a lifelong open source geek with special interest in automation and monitoring. He is known for his work in developing Adagios, a modern web status, and a configuration interface to monitor systems that are compatible with Nagios.
Pall also maintains other projects such as Pynag (a high-level python API for Nagios configuration files) and okconfig (a set of preconfigured Nagios plugins and configuration templates).