OpenVMS Boot Camp 2015

Managing Editor

Availability Digest

Dr. Bill Highleyman brings more than 40 years’ experience in the design and implementation of mission-critical computer systems. He has published extensively on availability, performance, testing, and middleware issues. He is the author of Performance Analysis of Transaction Processing Systems, published by Prentice-Hall, and is co-author of the three-volume series Breaking the Availability Barrier. Dr. Highleyman is the Managing Editor of the monthly Availability Digest ( that focuses on topics related to high- and continuous availability. He holds several patents, including those in the areas of data replication and active/active systems. He is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and MIT and earned his doctorate degree in electrical engineering from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. He can be reached at