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Derek Murphy

Thomas Schenk is a Systems Engineer at VA Linux in its professional services division, where he serves as a consultant to VA Linux customers in the areas of system administration, tools programming, and managing large Linux installations. Prior to that he was a Senior System Administrator at Deja.com, where he oversaw the administration of one of the largest Linux-based Web sites on the Internet. His primary responsibilities at Deja.com included keeping track of new developments in the Linux community, maintaining the operating system template used on Deja.com servers, and helping to build relationships with Linux developers and vendors.