Kevin Kline is the Director of SQL Server Solutions at Quest Software, a leading provider of award winning tools for database management and application monitoring on the SQL Server platform. Kevin is also the President of the international Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) and frequently contributes to database technology magazines, web sites, and discussion forums. Kevin's most popular book is SQL in a Nutshell published by O'Reilly Media. Kevin is also the author of Transact-SQL Programming and three other books on database technologies. Kevin is a top rated speaker, appearing at international conferences like Microsoft TechEd, DevTeach, PASS, Microsoft IT Forum, and SQL Connections. When he's not working, Kevin likes to romance his wife, play to his four kids, write, and garden.
Brand Hunt is a Project Manager and Software Developer at Systems Research and Development (http://srdsoftware.com). The team at SRD is a world leader in systems for privacy-friendly identity recognition and relationship awareness. Prior to SRD, Brand worked at Rogue Wave software. Beyond work, Brand enjoys playing board games, pinochle, and snowboarding with his family and friends.
Daniel T. Kline (Ph.D., Indiana University, 1997) specializes Middle English literature and culture; Chaucer; literary and cultural theory; critical pedagogy; and digital medievalism. Among others, his publications include essays in Chaucer Review, College Literature, Comparative Drama, the Journal of English and Germanic Philology, Philological Quarterly, and Literary and Linguistic Computing, and recent chapters in the Cambridge Companion to Medieval Women (Cambridge, 2003), Translating Desire in Medieval and Early Modern Literature (MRTS, 2005), Mass Market Medievalism (McFarland, 2007), Essays on Medieval Childhood: Responses to Recent Debates (Shaun Tyas, 2007), and Cultural Studies of the Modern Middle Ages (Palgrave, 2007). He edited Medieval Children's Literature (Routledge, 2003) and is co-editing The Medieval in Motion, a volume on contemporary film, TV, and videogame neo-medievalism. His current research concerns children, violence, and sacrifice in late-medieval England, and he has essays forthcoming on Emmanuel Levinas and medieval drama and the apocryphal Infancy of Jesus Christ in MS Laud 108. Prof. Kline is an Associate Professor of English and Chair of the Graduate Program in English at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is also the author/webmaster of The Electronic Canterbury Tales