About the Authors

About the Authors


Here is a little information about the people who provided this month’s articles.

Leonid Grinshpan (Conceptual Models of Enterprise Applications as Instruments of Performance Analysis)
Leonid Grinshpan is a Practice Manager (North America) - IT Performance for Tata Consultancy Services. During his many years tenure as a consultant, he was engaged hands-on in performance tuning and capacity planning of enterprise applications for various corporations (Dell, Citibank, Verizon, Clorox, Bank of America, AT&T, Best Buy, Aetna, Halliburton, Pfizer, Astra Zeneca, Starbucks, Praxair, Baxter, American Express, etc.). Leonid holds PhD on computer system modeling; he shared his modeling methodology and experience in a book “Solving Enterprise Applications Performance Puzzles: Queuing Models to the Rescue” (http://tinyurl.com/7hbalv5). The links to various Leonid’s presentations and articles can be found here:
http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=8090507&trk=tab_pro. Leonid can be contacted at [email protected].

Jayant R. Haritsa (Plan Bouquets)
Jayant Haritsa is Senior Professor at the Supercomputer Education and Research Center and in the Department fo Computer Science and Automation at the Indian Institute of Technology.

Anshuman Dutt (Plan Bouquets)
Anshuman Dutt is a graduate student in Computer Science at the Indian Institute of Technology.

HuyAnh Ngo (Underutilization Epidemic)
HuyAnh Ngo is Software Architect at IBM Security Services with over 18 years experience working in distributed software development. He's currently working as Platform Architect for Xforce Protection System - a application that enables IBM Manage Security Services - while living in Michigan, United State. Contact info [email protected] .

Kaleb Walton (Underutilization Epidemic)
Kaleb Walton is a software engineer for Security Inspection, Inc., where he helps software developers be productive on projects for large scale cloud applications. He is a certified scrum master and usability analyst, and a strong proponent of taking a common sense approach to Agile software development. You can reach him at [email protected].