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Linux is a collection of free and open-source, cross-platform, Unix-like operating system distributions, among which the most widely known are Ubuntu, Red Hat and Slackware. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you can find experienced Linux system administrators to set up dedicated Linux web servers, install web hosting control panels (like ZPanel, Plesk, cPanel or DirectAdmin), set up SQL databases and file managers or configure Linux server security and accounts.

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  1. Evangelos E.

    Evangelos E.

    Amazon Cloud

    Cyprus - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 1

    Over the past 15 years I have been involved in systems and network engineering across heterogeneous environments. During the last 7 years I have worked in the design and implementation of Virtualization solutions with VMware and small to medium size Datacenters. For the last 2 years I worked on several Cloud Migration, SaaS Deployment projects and Architecting/Managing Amazon SaaS Environments. Some recent responsibilities/projects include: * Server Operating Systems: Amazon Linux, Windows Servers * Monitoring/Trending/Notification with CloudWatch, SNS, Nagios, Munin, DotCom-Monitor * Design/Implementation of SaaS Environment in multiple Amazon VPCs * Amazon Console Security using IAM / CLI and API Tools * Database Services utilizing Oracle, MSSQL and MySQL RDS * Reverse-Proxying/Load-Balancing using Nginx, HAProxy and Amazon ELB * Storage/Content Delivery utilizing CloudFront with S3 and Akamai * Host Intrusion Detection utilizing OSSEC (AlienVault) * Vulnerability Assessment utilizing QualysGuard (internally to VPC and externally to websites) * Application Servers: JBoss, Oracle Application Server, WebLogic * Email Servers: Sendmail, Procmail, Postfix * VPNs: Cisco VPN, Cisco Anyconnect, OpenVPN, OpenVPN Access Server * Automation of Amazon Deployments with Chef and Cloudformation * Server Migrations to the Cloud using Double-Take, Amazon VMDK Import, Rsync

    $50.00 /hr
    6,963 hours
    5.00
  2. Justin Catello

    Justin Catello

    Linux System Admin | Tech Support | cPanel / WordPress Specialist

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

    I have more than 5 years working as a Linux systems administrator specializing in management for cPanel based servers in both virtual and dedicated environments. Stronger areas: Operating Systems: CentOS / Fedora / CloudLinux Control Panels: cPanel / Direct Admin / SolusVM / Kloxo Billing Systems: ClientExec, WHMCS, HostBill Database: MySQL / MariaDB Web Server: Apache / LiteSpeed / Nginx Virtualization: OpenVZ / XEN / KVM Various Others: cPanel DNS Clusters, Any work including the following: Initial setup of the server which includes configuring software/hardware raid, disk partitioning(LVM as well) Installing OS, Control panel, hardening/optimizing the server including firewall, rebuilding Apache / PHP, setup private name servers, migrating accounts to the server, ensuring all sites are working and make adjustments to server if necessary, make further optimizations to server to best fit the current environment.

    $38.89 /hr
    18 hours
    5.00
  3. Sergiy R.

    Sergiy R.

    Linux System Administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9

    I am an experienced System Administrator with a wide range of skills, including Linux servers administration, LAMP stack setup, OpenVZ and KVM virtualization, configuring services, working with version control systems and writing system maintenance scripts. I have a hands-on experience with Linux, including Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat, Gentoo and Debian distributions. I am able to code in OCaml, C, C++, Ruby (including Ruby on Rails), Bash/Zsh and read Java, Python, Haskell, Perl and Common Lisp programs. My most important virtues are: extreme responsibility, easy communication and attention to details.

    $40.00 /hr
    457 hours
    5.00
  4. Rupom Razzaque

    Rupom Razzaque Agency Contractor

    Backend Developer - Web Scraping & Parsing, Big Data & ZF2 Experienced

    Bangladesh - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 12

    [Only Available for Long Term Jobs] With more than 12 years engagement in various programming projects, I've been providing advanced level of web scraping (or data mining / extraction / crawling / screen scraping or whatever you call it), parsing, searching & reporting AS WELL AS various backend web development services since 2006. So far I have contributed in 100+ scraping / parsing, aggregation & backend driven projects which include data extracting from email boxes (like Yahoo, Gmail, MSN, etc.), content scraping from property sites, product scraping (like Google Products, Amazon, Buy.com, Dell, NewEgg, Walmart, Overstock, Boutiques.com, etc.), deal & coupon scraping, job site scraping and many more -- their aggregation & backend data management as well. I can handle both the frontend & backend of any aggregation assignment; no matter it is on a known CMS like Drupal, WP or any custom one. I can also build custom CMS for your own. My goal is to develop & deliver quality applications for my clients and make sure that those serve their intended purposes. I'm proficient in object oriented programming, MVC based frameworks, design patterns, regular expressions, database ORMs, custom web service / API development, algorithm design, and server administration. I have capability to develop and manage high level web applications in a scalable manner. As a professional developer, I like to work with professional and serious employers only. My primary field of interest is advanced web data scraping / mining & parsing and aggregating them as needed, but I'm also fluent in other sections of a project. I'm only looking for long-term opportunities that require strong technical knowledge to develop quality projects. Please don't invite me if you're looking for a short-term developer.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Bluehost Developers and Designers

    Associated with: ProScraper

    $35.00 /hr
    6,308 hours
    4.79
  5. Satish Shanmugam M K

    Satish Shanmugam M K Agency Contractor

    Database Solution Provider

    Germany - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 6

    Expertise in designing database solutions for standalone / high performance / data warehousing/ Highly available environments . Some of my skills includes OS : Linux (Ubuntu/CentOS/RedHat) , AIX 5.x,6.x,7.x , Windows Server RDBMS : DB2 for LUW , MySQL 5.x ,MariaDB 5.x,10.x , MS SQL Server Clusters : DB2 HADR, MySQL NDB Cluster ,MariaDB Galera NoSQL : Apache Cassandra Monitoring : Nagios I have provided various architectural level solutions and tuned performance issues to many , my solutions also involves end to end monitoring using Nagios . My key areas of interest is to solve performance issues , design highly scalable solutions and implement cost effectiveness to the end customer.

    Groups: TrueBLUE

    Associated with: Neoclix Lab

    $35.56 /hr
    60 hours
    5.00
  6. Oscar Bass

    Oscar Bass Agency Contractor

    Senior UNIX System Engineer, LAMP, LEMP, Network Security, Cloud.

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    Expert UNIX system administrator and network engineer. Got a problem? I can solve it! For more than 15 years I have been the I.T. backbone and support for many online companies. I use the most up to date standards for any project I am involved in. I work extremely quick and efficiently. If you have a problem let me help you solve it. OS: Linux - Expert, FreeBSD - Expert, AIX - Expert, HP-UX - Expert, Macintosh OS/X - Expert, Windows Server - Proficient Cloud services: AWS, Rackspace, OpSource, Linode Web servers: Apache, Nginx, Tomcat Database servers: Mysql, Postgresql Monitoring: Nagios, Monit, Munin, Cacti Scripting: bash, perl, shell Virtualization: OpenVZ, Xen, SolusVM Mail servers: Postfix, Exim, Sendmail, Dovecot Control panels: cPanel, Plesk, Direct Admin, Webmin/Virtualmin, ISPconfig, OpenPanel Other: standard network services (DNS, DHCP, LDAP, Samba, SVN/Git, http proxy, jabber, backups, monitoring etc), firewalls (iptables, ipfw, pf)

    Associated with: Bass Designs Agency

    $44.44 /hr
    236 hours
    4.96
  7. Igor Nikolaev

    Igor Nikolaev

    Linux, Asterisk, CISCO system administrator

    Russia - Last active: 11/09/2013

    Over the last 6 years i work in telecom-integrator company, located at Russia, Moscow. My core competency lies in network management, linux system administration, VoIP hardware and software management. I also have some expirence in PHP programming, MySQL programming and administration, C/C++ programming. I write some patches for Asrerisk IP PBX (fix some problems with SIP video channel; patch for H.323 driver for interconnection with Ericsson BP-250 PBX, patch for RTP module for interconnection with some older versions of Ericsson MD-110 PBX).

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Pankaj S.

    Pankaj S.

    Bulk Email Server /PowerMTA Expert | IEM 6.1.3| | Affilate Marketing

    India - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    Over the last three years, i have worked on e-mail marketing industry, using interspire and Linux email server, Implementation, Managing and troubleshooting of systems like PowerMTA 4.0, IEM 6.1.3, OEM Pro, SPF, rDNS Setup, DKIM DNS Servers, Mail Servers, Database Servers, Proxy Servers, Web Servers, FTP Servers, DHCP Servers, SSL, Streaming Servers, Firewall, Bandwidth Controllers, VPN and others related to networks. Also i have huge experience in Affiliate Networks like OBMedia, A4D, mlntracker, Addmend, infinitetraffi, ClickBooth etc , List Management, Auto-responder, Email Deliver-ability expertise, mail server Back End Software, Front End injectors like DA, Throughput

    $22.22 /hr
    61 hours
    5.00
  9. Bogdan daniel S.

    Bogdan daniel S.

    VCP, MCSA, Exchange, Vmware, HyperV, Servers Expert Admin

    Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8

    10+ years experience in Information Technology (IT) Major areas of expertise: VMware and Microsoft virtualization technologies. Designing and implementing fault-tolerant virtualization clusters SAN and NAS systems (iSCSI, FC) Windows 2003 / 2008 / 2012 Server * Active Directory * Microsoft ISA Server and TMG * Clustering * MS Windows XP/Vista/7/8 desktop/workstation operating systems * Centralized anitivirus systems WSUS * TCP/IP, Switching and Routing * Firewalls IBM, HP, Dell Servers * DNS, DHCP, Wins * Print Server * File Server * Network and Servers documentation * LAN hardware/software administration, design, installation and configuration * Print Server * LAMP Administration * Linux services : squid, postfix, dovecot, firewall, ldap, mysql, nagios, dhcp, bind etc Certifications: MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional MCSA - Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator VCP - Vmware Certified Professional VCP-510 * VCA-DCV - Vmware Certified Associate Data Center Virtualization.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $22.22 /hr
    2,607 hours
    4.68
  10. Emrah B.

    Emrah B.

    Certified Oracle Developer / DBA

    Turkey - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am an individual with 10 years of experience in Oracle. I've taken responsibility and specialized in all aspects of Oracle Database systems. * Oracle 9i/10g/11g/12c Administration * PL/SQL Development * Oracle RAC (Real Application Clusters) * SQL Tuning * Database Design and Modelling * Performance Tuning * ASM (Automatic Storage Management) * Backup and Recovery With RMAN * Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control Administration * Oracle Dataguard Administration * Linux System Administration

    Groups: Oracle Certified Associates

    $28.00 /hr
    1,251 hours
    4.68