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About the author

Raphael ‘kena’ Poss is a computer scientist and software engineer specialized in compiler construction, operating systems and databases.

He leads Thaumogen Consulting, a company delivering software engineering and education services in the Netherlands and internationally.

He consults as management and technical advisor for Cockroach Labs Inc. where is is recognized at the level of senior staff engineer.

He obtained his engineering degree and MSc in computer science in 2003 and holds a doctorate in computer architecture from the University of Amsterdam since 2012. He has an extensive publication record and is certified for teaching in Dutch higher education.

Email: knz (atsign) thaumogen.net