Implement a high available Cobbler provisioning system

A not so well known feature of Cobbler is its replication facility. It allows you to create a high available system provisioning system. The whole set up is straight forward. Background Today people tend to NOT backup systems, only data is being backed up. In the case of a system failure, they just re-provisioning the system and automatically configure it with configuration management tools such as Puppet, CFengine or RHN Satellite. You not only need to have your configuration management ….Read More

I got employed by Red Hat

This is pretty cool: End of March I signed a contract with Red Hat as a senior Linux consultant. It is not just “another new job”. It is cool for (at least) two reasons: First reason is that Red Hat is not “just another company”, it is Red Hat which is not very comparable to other employers, it is THE Linux and open source company, for me as a open source guy, this is perfect. The second reason is: I’m ….Read More