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  1. Dan C.

    Dan C.

    Expert PHP/JavaScript developer & AWS solutions architect

    Romania - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a full stack software engineer specialized in building PHP / JavaScript based web applications. I'm also focused on cloud computing, more specifically on AWS (Amazon Web Services). In my experience in software development, I have played a key role in planning, architecting, building, releasing & maintaining software products. In 2012, I cofounded Sitedity, a start-up based in Brasov, Romania that provides a website creation platform for small businesses and individuals (SaaS). Here are some of the technologies that I'm focusing on: PHP / JavaScript / CoffeeScript / HTML5 / CSS3 / RDBMSs (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, etc.) / NoSQL DBs (Redis, MongoDB, etc.) AWS / EC2 / S3 / CloudFront / DynamoDB / SimpleDB / RDS / CloudFormation

    $65.00 /hr
    1,768 hours
    5.00
  2. Oleg Vakheta

    Oleg Vakheta

    Go/Golang/Perl/MySQL/JavaScript Developer, Linux Administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 25 days ago - Tests: 9

    I love Go, Perl and Linux )) Have more then 7 years experience in Perl developing, more then 2 years in Go and I'm also passionate Linux administrator. Now I'm concentrated in developing for Web, using Go, Perl+fastcgi+nginx. I made many parsers, system scripts, web systems. My main directions in work: - Go (Golang), Revel, Martini, pure "net/http" for handling routes; - Perl developing ( web systems, scrapers/parsers, system scripts ); - Web developing, using: Perl, Javascript, Jquery, Ajax, HTML, CSS; - Linux administration; - MySQL server and queries optimization for high loading systems; - PostgreSQL - queries optimization, writing functions, triggers; - security audit; - SEO. I am open for new knowledge and critique.

    $27.78 /hr
    1,605 hours
    4.62
  3. Andrii K.

    Andrii K.

    System Administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    Last 6 years I have engaged in system administration using Apache2, Nginx, PHP, Perl, Python and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. extensive experience in the deployment of sites and projects of varying complexity, and I am seeking opportunities help you to build your business. I have great experience in: - Linux maintaince/troubleshooting: Debian, CentOS, Gentoo, Ubuntu, RHEL etc - Apache2 + Nginx, Nginx + PHP-fpm, Nginx + PHP-fastcgi, MySQL, Varnish, Memcached. - Linux serverside: iptables, rsync, Bind, OpenVPN, - Mail: Exim, Dovecot, Postfix. - Cloud Hosting: Digitalocean, RackSpace, Amazon (EC2, AWS, S3), Linode, GoDaddy - Hosting providers : Softlayer, Hetzner. - Backup/Migration - Hosting panels : Plesk, whm\cPanel, ISP , DirectAdmin, Virtualmin - Virtualization: Xen, KVM, OpenVZ, Proxmox - Monitoring: Zabbix, Munin, Cacti, Nagios - CMS : Wordpress, Drupal, Magento, Joomla, CS-Cart

    $30.00 /hr
    1,991 hours
    4.99
  4. Aaron Summers

    Aaron Summers

    Linux Cloud Engineer / 14 Years Real World Experience

    United States - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    Daily engineering and administration of OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Linux and Windows based operating environments. LAN/WAN: Experience identifying a large number of network and host based security problems. Stabilized the bandwidth billing system for accuracy and provided assistance to the web development team. UNX(tm)/Linux/BSD: Designed and built a custom Enterprises Data Ware House utilizing RedHat Enterprise Linux, IBM Information Server, and the Sun N1 toolkit. Back ported the RedHat clustering tools and GFS modules for RedHat Enterprise Linux 4. Customized the operating environment for running the IBM Information Server 8 family of applications, consisting of IBM DB2 V 9.3, IBM WebSphere 6.0, IBM DataStage and IBM QualityStage. Was the single onsite operations point for the HP-UX, Solaris, FreeBSD, MacOS X, and Linux machines. Wrote custom tools for monitoring and metrics. Fluent in the change management process as it relates to Sarbanes Oxley, internal, and external audits. Extensive documentation of custom applications, primarily our custom data warehouse solution. Designed and implemented the company's external web presence using Solaris 10. Utilized zones, the ZFS file system, and hardware RAID on the T2000 platform. Wrote my own tools in Perl, C, and the Bourne shell. Debugged many complex operational problems. Specialties Started running Linux around 1993, kernel was 0.99 Moved onto SunOS and Open/FreeBSD. Since have worked with HP-UX and SCO extensively. Currently work with RHEL, AMI Linux, CentOS, OpenBSD, EC2, Parallels, and Rackspace.

    $30.00 /hr
    5,793 hours
    4.97
  5. Boian M.

    Boian M.

    16yr exp - Linux Systems Architect / ISP / IT Consultant -

    Bulgaria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    * gathering customer's requirements (type of applications deployed) * specifying hardware * deploying (software and hardware installation, including in data centers) * technical writing on cloud-computing topics, security, High-availability, clusters and others * monitoring / profiling * management * architecture audits * virtual infrastructures based on KVM / OpenVZ / VMware / XEN / Sun Ray + Virtualbox * Fully-virtualized and HA architectures deployment (Proxmox, ESX, OpenStack) and network virtualization (Neutron); * network solutions based on Brocade / Cisco / HP / Mikrotik products * full internet provider development * providing adequate documentation in each stage (doc/pdf/Visio) of Linux/UNIX based systems, also managing small IT teams, looking for new challenging projects. * BIND, djbdns, mydns, ndns based DNS architectures; * Qmail / Exim / Postfix-based mail systems; * Websystems to include Apache / MySQL / PostgreSQL / PHP / Perl configurations; * Rails solutions; * Complete webhosting managment - Cpanel/WHCMS /Plesk etc.; * Backup solutions (EMC Retrospect, Open source solutions - Bacula, Amanda, ZRM etc.); * Cloud computing IAAS and PAAS(Amazon EC2, OpenStack) and related ecosystems (Ceph); * HA solutions : Pacemaker, Corosync, GlusterFS, MooseFS, DRBD, Ceph * Load testing (jMeter, Tsung, iozone, vdbench, ab, siege); * MySQL - single servers, Master/Slave configurations or Master/Master; * Tomcat/Resin based Java application servers; * Monitoring deployment and administration (Zabbix, Nagios); * Nagios / MRTG / Cacti monitoring and data acquisition; * Design/development and modification of PHP/Ruby/Perl-based web systems; * MVC framework development on Rais / CakePHP / Codeigniter; * Zibra, Zarafa, iRedMail, phplist, google apps, Also extensive experience in deployment and management of server configurations in data centers.

    $44.44 /hr
    6,406 hours
    4.97
  6. Ivan Ershov

    Ivan Ershov

    Cloud Architect/Engineer/Devops / Linux Admin

    Russia - Last active: 10 hours ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the last 10 years, I have been working as technical support engineer/team leader/infrastructure architect for the different companies with on-premise/cloud hosting. My competency lies in planning, development, deployment and setup of the environments from scratch, troubleshooting/support/improvement of existing production systems based on Linux/Unix with the focus on automation and high availability. Have a lot of experience in automation/monitoring/backup of different distributed environments with LAMP stack and other applications, different clustering, scalability and high-availability techniques. Operating systems: Debian/Ubuntu, Redhat(Fedora, RHEL, Centos), Suse, AmazonLinux Level of skill with Unix/Linux: RHCE MailServers: qmail, postfix, sendmail etc Databases: Postgresql, Oracle, Mysql, noSQL databases (Mongodb, Cassandra, Couchbase, Redis etc) Clustering: RHCS, terracotta, heartbeat, pacemaker, distributed balanced setups Programming, scripting languages: Bash, PL/SQL, Ruby Clouds: AWS/Tata/RackSpace/CloudStack/Openstack/Azure Automation: Chef/Puppet, RightScale, AWS Opsworks,CloudFormation etc Continuous integration/deployment: Docker, Atlassian tools, Jenkins, SVN/Git, Codebase etc. Loadbalancers/proxies: Clouds LBs, Haproxy, mod_jk, Squid, Apache, Nginx Application servers: tomcat, jetty, jboss, Apache, Nginx, different PHP-based servers Monitoring: Nagios, Zabbix, Newrelic, OMD etc English: fluent Availability: up to 30hrs/week

    $38.89 /hr
    1,845 hours
    4.96
  7. Roman Gorokhov

    Roman Gorokhov

    Expert FreeBSD/Linux Administrator

    Spain - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6

    • 15+ year’s experience in the IT field. • Deadline conscious on all projects and assignments. Resolved IT related issues and concerns under strict deadlines. • Proactively implemented enterprise project deliverables at basic to intermediate levels. • Provided installation, configuration and maintenance of UNIX -based systems for different tasks: http, mail, ftp, dns, proxy, firewalls, smb, backup; web applications – from postfixadmin tо sugarcrm. BSD, Linux, Solaris, QNX. FreeBSD is my favorite. • FreeBSD Port contributor.

    $25.00 /hr
    111 hours
    4.82
  8. Sergey Kogut

    Sergey Kogut

    Sr Windows and Linux Systems Admininstrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1

    Hello, I'm a System Administrator with 11+ years experience. I have worked earlier with hosting companies like hostpro.ua, 1gb.ua, hostclear.com, justhost.com and SingleHop.com. I've great experience with WordPress, cPanel/WHM, Plesk and server configuration (Bind, Postfix, Apache, MySQL, FTP and etc) + Virtualization OpenVZ Also I know CentOS and Ubuntu rather good (installation and configuration of software like ffmpeg, 3dproxy, Maldet, OpenVPN, Bugzilla and etc) Also I've a good experience with Nginx + PHP-FPM + Nginx Cache + Varnish Cache Currently I work remotely as a system/server administrator at RipaMedia Inc. I love my job and also I like to help people like you :)

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $22.22 /hr
    136 hours
    4.90
  9. Brett Richardson

    Brett Richardson

    Full-Stack Software Engineer

    Germany - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 14

    I am a hard working and dedicated individual who is truly passionate about the web. I have developed a number of amazing web sites and applications using open source software. Recently I have been developing client-side focussed web applications using the Ruby-on-Rails 3 framework, and BackboneJS... styled with Twitter Bootstrap. I am passionately involved in projects such as Drupal CMS, EXTJS, Open Atrium, Ubuntu Linux, jQuery, Ruby On Rails, Google Android and many more. I am an expert in the following areas: Drupal, Ruby on Rails, jQuery, BackboneJS, Twitter Bootstrap, Flash - animation, AS2, AS3, banner ads, jQuery & AJAX, animation, standards based HTML and CSS.I also have great design skills (which always helps). I provide deployment to shared servers or linux-based VPS servers, and am familiar with Apache, Nginx and a number of other deployment. You can view some of my recent work and blog posts here: www.dablweb.com

    $80.00 /hr
    701 hours
    4.99
  10. Matt Durant

    Matt Durant

    Expert Software Developer, System Admin, and Business Manager

    United States - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    I have experience developing many projects utilizing a varied range of skills and programming languages, including but not limited to: .NET, C++, PHP, HTML, CSS, and Javascript. I have exposure to other languages, and I am not afraid to tackle a project in an unfamiliar language. My experience with other technologies includes MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Hyper-V 2008/2012, and Linux (Debian-based distributions mainly, but I have experience with others). I have over 10 years of professional experience in server & network administration, software and website development, and business management. You can expect a commitment to detail and your idea when you hire me for your next project.

    $80.00 /hr
    15 hours
    4.98