"Yesterday, I wrote about Cobbler, a linux installation server,
originally developer by Red Hat's Emerging Technologies group, that
allows users to deploy a large number of Ubuntu Servers in a data
center quickly and effortlessly, was accepted into the Ubuntu
"Today, I introduce you to Chuck Short, a 35 year old software
developer who works at Canonical on the Ubuntu Server Team. "I work
from home in Ottawa, Canada. I am considered to be a "Server
Generalist" which means I have my hands in a bit of everything from
Samba to running Ubuntu on the cloud," says Short. "In another life
I was a Systems Administrator as well and always had to come up
with writing my own install server since propitiatory tools such as
Tivoli was cost prohibitive for the companies I used to work for, "
continued Short, "and now that we have cobbler I can deploy an
Ubuntu server running cobbler to provision other Ubuntu servers in
my data center."