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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. Ian Hunter

    Ian Hunter

    Full-Stack Web Engineer

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 8

    I utilize version control systems along with build servers and automated testing to ensure that the web applications I code are reliable, reusable, and readable. Whether you need something done in the browser or on the server, I'm capable and experienced. I have several years of experience in writing web applications including a variety of languages (Ruby, PHP, JavaScript) and a variety of frameworks (Rails, CakePHP, Yii, Backbone, Angular). My experience is not limited to simple blogging or data entry. From Facebook to PayPal and YouTube, I've integrated web applications with many modern web APIs to create feature-rich, interactive websites.

    $40.00 /hr
    19 hours
    5.00
  2. Oleg K.

    Oleg K.

    Senior Dev: Perl/Catalyst/Moose/DBIC/NoSQL+AJAX/jQuery, shell+sysadmin

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 19

    Seeking opportunities in Perl oriented (Catalyst DBIC preferred) application development, shell and perl scripting, and BSD/Linux administration projects - to build sites and setup servers for your business or pleasure.In my mind, LAMP more often reads as LASP - Linux, Apache, (any|no)SQL, Perl - of course, with Catalyst, Template Toolkit and DBIx::Class/KiokuDB in pair with some RCS (git is preferred, but subversion, mercurial and others also possible). And of course, all can be integrated with AJAX libraries such as jQuery, Prototype, MooTools and other to create Web2.0 apptications.Great knowledge of regular expressions (regexp). Have real experience with MySql, Postgres, Oracle, CouchDB, LDAP, also worked with CPanel, Plesk and Ensim. And of course, have experience with Apache, SMTP (exim, postfix, sendmail), IMAP/POP (Cyrus, UW, Dovecot), firewalls (bsd/ipfw and linux/iptables), Samba and misc ftp and proxy solutions.I can work well as alone and as a team member.

    $40.00 /hr
    8,319 hours
    4.84
  3. Waqas M.

    Waqas M.

    Expert Sr.Network/Systems Engineer CCNA , JNICA-EX ,JNCIA-ER , CISSP

    United Arab Emirates - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am looking for projects that I can complete on a part-time /full time basis. They can be either short term projects or long term projects. I can also provide ongoing consulting and administration if needed. I bring to the table a broad base of networking/system infrastructure design and operations skills withh touch of Software Management . My current focus for my oDesk clients has been implementation and support for • Routers: GSR 12006, 7600, 7200, 3800, 2800, 2900. • Switches: 6800, 6500, 4500, 4900, 3700, 3600, 2900, CE-500. • Load Balancers: Cisco ACE and Barracuda Load Balancer 440. • Firewalls and Security: Fortigate 300C, Fortigate 800 & 800C , Sonic Wall, Microsoft ISA , FWSM ,Cisco ASA 5500 series .Barracuda WAF, Sourcefire IPS, Cisco NAC, Cisco MARS, Entrasys NAC, Lumension . • Network Monitoring Software: Cisco LMS, Solarwinds, OPmanager. • Microsoft technologies: 2008 Active Directory, 2003 Active Directory, Microsoft DNS and DHCP, Microsoft clustering, IIS 6.0, 7.0 and 7.5. • Linux Technologies: NIS, NFS, Clustering, DNS, DHCP, Firewall. • OS: Linux 5.3, Linux 6.3, Win 2003, Win 2008., Ubuntu , CentOS Fedora • Programming Language: Java ,C++, C#, JSP,ASP ,PHP and .Net. • Servers: IBM Blade Center (HS22) IBM M4 (x3750, x3650). • Others: Office , Paper Cut , CYGWIN, OPEN VPN , OPENSWAN , Cloud computing(Azure). if you have a project that fits the bill, I would truly appreciate your consideration.

    $33.33 /hr
    78 hours
    4.99
  4. Alexander R.

    Alexander R.

    Senior IT/IS Architect, Analyst, Administrator

    Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4

    Senior Information Technologies, Networks and Systems Architect, Analyst and Administrator with extensive experience. Platforms: Windows, Linux, OS X Clouds: VMWare, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure Email systems: qMail, Postfix, Dovecot, Microsoft Exchange Web hosting: Nginx (Winginx), Apache, IIS, Nodejs, PHP, Perl, Tomcat Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL, MongoDB Enterprise: Google Apps, Microsoft Office 365 And much more custom solutions, software and systems installation, configuration, maintenance and monitor.

    $33.33 /hr
    95 hours
    5.00
  5. Claudio D.

    Claudio D.

    Web Developer, IT Consultant

    Italy - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6

    For the last 10 years I worked as web developer and Unix systems administrator for private, public and ecclesiastical entities. I have a solid knowledge of modern web technologies, document digitization and Unix shell scripting. I'm currently focused on the Dart programming language. As a Dart early adopter, I'm a long time community contributor and my contributions include writing articles, open-source projects, speaking at conferences and presenting episodes on Google Developers Live. On my GitHub account you can see open source projects I'm currently working on: https://github.com/claudiodangelis

    $60.00 /hr
    493 hours
    5.00
  6. Justin Catello

    Justin Catello

    Linux System Admin | Tech Support | cPanel / WordPress Specialist

    United States - Last active: 29 days 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
  7. Sergiy R.

    Sergiy R.

    Linux System Administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 3 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
    454 hours
    5.00
  8. Petr Kudinov

    Petr Kudinov

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    I'm professionaly programmer from 1997 (started on Pascal/C/FoxPro). Other the years i've developed billing systems for mobile operator and ISP, websites and very specific VOIP services. I have configured and supported many of the FreeBSD/Linux servers using Puppet/SaltStack. At this time i'm developing WEB applications using Angular JS or other JS engines on frontend and PHP on backend. I'm have good skills in software design, Javascript/PHP/PERL/C and SQL languages, as well as TCP/IP, HTTP, SIP, H.323, RTP. VCS - GIT/SVN

    $45.00 /hr
    1,611 hours
    5.00
  9. Fernando Barrocal

    Fernando Barrocal

    Software Architect, Project Manager and Web Systems Senior Developer

    Brazil - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    I am looking for opportunities to work on areas of my expertise, which includes building internet systems since the planning to its deployment, going through server installation, researching the best technologies the system development, webpages layout and design , focusing on the client's needs. I have a strong background working with servers maintenance since 1998, in several areas, like network analisys and security, email , file, network and application servers as well web infrastructure like LAMP. My experience includes maintence and security of networks with firewalls, anti-virus and anti-spyware solutions. As Project Manager I am able to create web systems in several languages using different frameworks like Struts in Java, Zend, Zend 2 and CakePHP for PHP and .NET C#. I have a large experience in MVC Architectural Patterns, which, in synergy with my experience working on distributed projects, gives me experience needed to work along other developers and designers as needed. I am a highly organized developer and look forward to have a system tracking tasks and jobs that are needed to be done for long term works. Among all high level frameworks I use I have experience working with several other technologies like SOAP, REST, Payment Gateways, Boostraps (twitter, node) Feel free to contact me with any question.

    $35.00 /hr
    3,163 hours
    4.89
  10. Igor S.

    Igor S.

    Linux sysadmin, cloud deployments specialist

    Czech Republic - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    I would like to offer you my deep knowledge of servers hardware and software, which allows me to fine-tune servers according to their roles, and my ability to anticipate and solve problems in shortest time possible. No Windows please, Unices only, Linux preferrable. Lately my main point of interest has shifted to deploying and maintaining web projects in cloud environments. I am developing monitoring / management tool ( http://m-script.org ) and supporting existing installations, but I am very well familiar with all well known alternatives from both monitoring and cloud management side, so no problem to implement any of them. The point is, I know very well how it works. And how it doesn't, too :) I am interested in any system administration work, especially in cloud environments. The more challenging you setup is going to be, the better. Automated scalability, cross-clouds deployments, combination of traditional and dynamically scalable resources, DNS/Geo balancing - everything is possible, just let me know your needs.

    $40.00 /hr
    6,820 hours
    4.88