Aleksey Tsalolikhin, Vertical Sysadmin, Inc.

Aleksey has been a UNIX/Linux system administrator for 13 years. Wrangling EarthLink's server farms by hand during growth from 1,000 to 5,000,000 users, he developed an abiding interest in improving the lot of system administrators through configuration management, documentation, and personal efficiency training. For the last 3 years he's been speaking, writing and training on these subjects at conferences and private trainings