About the author

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The Open Life book was conceived of some time in 2001. While working for a training company called Tieturi Henrik taught a multitude of Internet and Open Source related programming languages. In January 2008 He moved to MySQL AB which was then acquired by Sun Microsystems and later Oracle. Today he continues his MySQL career at Monty Program Ab working on the free community developed alternative to MySQL called MariaDB.

Henrik first came in thouch with Linux in 1996, when working as trainee for an internet service provider. A year earlier he had first used the internet, using IRC and email without knowing what it was.

More information can be found from Henrik's personal home page .