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Harry J Foxwell
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia
 

Harry J. Foxwell is an associate professor at George Mason University’s College of Engineering and Computing, where he teaches graduate courses in cloud computing and data analytics. He previously worked for Oracle and Sun Microsystems as a principal systems engineer supporting operating systems and virtualization technologies.

He is the coauthor of several technical articles and books, including Slicing and dicing servers: a guide to virtualization and containment technologies and The Sun BluePrints guide to Solaris Containers: virtualization in the Solaris Operating System. He also coauthored Pro OpenSolaris, Oracle Solaris 11 system administration: the complete reference, and Oracle Solaris 11.2 system administration handbook, and recently authored Creating good data.

He earned his doctorate in information technology, in 2003, from George Mason University (Fairfax, VA). Harry is a Vietnam veteran; he served as a platoon sergeant in the US Army’s 1st Infantry Division from 1968-1969. He was awarded an Air Medal and a Bronze Star.

For additional information about Harry, please visit his home page: http://cs.gmu.edu/~hfoxwell.


     

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