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2019 Editorial Calendar

  •  Getting Started with FreeBSD (Jan/Feb 2019)
  • Debugging and Testing (March/April 2019)
  •  FreeBSD for Makers (May/June 2019)
  • Containerization (July/Aug 2019)
  • Security (Sept/Oct 2019)
  • Network Virtualization (Nov/Dec 2019)


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Editorial Board

John Baldwin

FreeBSD Developer, Member of the FreeBSD Core Team, and Co-Chair of the FreeBSD Journal Editorial Board.

Brooks Davis

Senior Computer Scientist at SRI International, Visiting Industrial Fellow at University of Cambridge, and member of the FreeBSD Core Team

Bryan Drewery

Senior Software Engineer at EMC Isilon, member of FreeBSD Portmgr Team, and FreeBSD Committer

Justin Gibbs

Founder of the FreeBSD Foundation, Director of the FreeBSD Foundation Board, and a Software Engineer at Facebook.

Daichi Goto

Director at BSD Consulting, Inc. (Tokyo)

Joseph Kong

Senior Software Engineer at Dell EMC, and author of FreeBSD Device Drivers.

Steven Kreuzer

Member of the FreeBSD Ports Team.

Dru Lavigne

Director of Storage Engineering at iXsystems, Chair of the BSD Certification Group, and author of BSD Hacks.

Michael W. Lucas

Author of Absolute FreeBSD.

Ed Maste

Director of Project Development, FreeBSD Foundation.

Kirk McKusick

Treasurer of the FreeBSD Foundation Board and lead author of the Design and Implementation book series.

George Neville-Neil

President of the FreeBSD Foundation Board and co-author of The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System.

Philip Paeps

Secretary of the FreeBSD Foundation Board, FreeBSD Committer, and Independent Consultant.

Hiroki Sato

Director of the FreeBSD Foundation Board, Chair of AsianBSDCon, Member of the FreeBSD Core Team, and Assistant Professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Benedict Reuschling

Vice President of the FreeBSD Foundation Board and a FreeBSD Documentation Committer,  and member of the FreeBSD Core Team.

Robert Watson

Director of the FreeBSD Foundation Board,  Founder of the TrustedBSD Project, and University Senior Lecturer at the University of Cambridge.