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  1. Daniel Guillermo Bareiro

    Daniel Guillermo Bareiro

    GNU/Linux and Unix system administrator

    Argentina - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I manage and use free/open source software and GNU/Linux (most experienced Debian) since 2000. I have also participated in numerous conventions related to these themes (some of them as speaker) and collaborating with the discovery of bugs in applications for contribute with the community. Specialties: Networks and operating systems security, monitoring technologies. Advanced knowledge of GNU/Linux environments and virtualization platforms. LANs, WANs, VPNs, Firewalls, TCP/IP. Description of services: ---------------------------------- Servers: ====== Installations, configurations and maintenance plans for servers running GNU/Linux or free BSD operating systems range. * Planning, installation and configuration of GNU/Linux systems as both free and open source systems. * Installation, configuration and maintenance of servers of BSD range: FreeBSD and OpenBSD. * Print servers. * Mail servers with spam and virus filters. * Proxy servers. * Fax servers. * Corporate instant messaging servers. * Install and configure DNS servers. Procedures for domain management. * Management servers for uninterruptible power supplies. * Web servers (Apache, PHP, MySQL and PostgreSQL). * Database servers (MySQL and PostgreSQL). * DHCP servers. Networks and Infrastructure: ===================== Installation, maintenance and failure analysis of networks. High-availability systems, mass storage, remote backup, and monitoring equipment and services. * Installation and maintenance. * Firewalls. * VPNs. * DMZs. * RAID, SAN and NAS systems. * Implementation of VoIP telephony systems. * Virtualization systems (for production systems, development and testing). * Remote backup systems. * Monitoring systems. * Control, preventive analysis and resolution of faults in networks. * Installing and configuring high availability clusters. Consultancy: ========== My main goal is to provide a work environment based on trust, integrity and transparency, in order to become your strategic partner to help you realize your projects. My experience in the field of free/open source technologies allows me to offer a wide range of consulting services for your business, which include audit and analysis of systems, applications and networks, migration to free and open source systems, and systems integration, among others. * Migrating to free and open source systems. * Network analysis. * Security analysis. * Configuring applications. * Systems integration.

    $36.67 /hr
    38 hours
    4.92
  2. Dmitry Gorlov

    Dmitry Gorlov

    Linux Admin / Oracle certified professional

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

    Under construction... I start my IT career since 1992 using FoxBase by IBM-compatible 286AT computer. Today my phone have more powerfull CPU :-) In Linux from 1997, begun from Redhat 6.0 In Oracle from 2003, begun from 8.1.7 10g OCP Certified in 2007. Microsoft MCP in 2007. http://krasitel.blogspot.com

    $20.00 /hr
    392 hours
    5.00
  3. Lukas Kocourek

    Lukas Kocourek

    senior IT professional

    Czech Republic - Last active: 12/04/2014 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    major skills: ‣ network TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6), routing, firewall, VPN, monitoring systems ‣ VMware (architecture, management & deployment) ‣ UNIX operating systems (Debian, Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS, OS X) ‣ Apache, Nginx, Tomcat, Icecast, BIND, Zabbix, Nagios ‣ SQL technology (MySQL, MS SQL) ‣ clustering, HA ‣ programming languages PHP, JavaScript (Node.js), Perl, BASH ‣ HTML, CSS, Adobe Photoshop ‣ VCS systems (GIT, CVS) ‣ SAN EMC CX/VNX class management

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Alex Omyshev

    Alex Omyshev

    Python/Django/Javascript Web Developer/System Administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 12/14/2014 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    5+ years experience as a Python developer and System Administrator. Languages/Technologies: Python, Javascript, jQuery, AJAX, HTML5, CSS3, C Web servers/frameworks: Apache, Nginx, Tornado, Django; Advanced in database administration tasks including an installation, configuration, performance tuning: PostgreSQL, MySQL, Percona, MSSQL, SQLite. Replication configuration; Strong experience of writing SQL queries of varying complexity; Writing a different scripts on python such as: automation some actions on servers, tests, backup systems, web - server behavior analyzer, log parser, etc.); Working with version control systems such as: Subversion, Git; Administering servers running with both OS Linux/Unix and Windows.

    $16.67 /hr
    7 hours
    4.96
  5. Stepan Birukov

    Stepan Birukov

    Linux system administrator with experience in networking

    Ukraine - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 5

    Since 2013, I have been working as Network engineer and Unix system administrator for ISP. I have experience in support business-critical applications and hardware, configuration of network equipment and Unix-based servers, bottlenecks search in high-load Unix systems.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.68
  6. Kervin Pierre Agency Contractor

    Enterprise System Management and Development

    Saint Lucia - Last active: 11/11/2013 - Tests: 1

    Software / Technology Consultant specializing in Startup Businesses. * Over 10 years experience developing software solutions for a wide range of businesses and technologies * Small to medium size business intranet web applications and ERP Solutions. Software built with PHP, DJango, and ASP.Net. * System Performance and Availability Optimization. * IT Policy/Strategy development and documentation * Public Cloud DevOps and SysOps. Amazon AWS, Rackspace and Google Compute. * List of successful projects with Fortune 100 firms as well.

    Associated with: SLU Dev Inc

    $49.00 /hr
    61 hours
    5.00
  7. Sergey Karatkevich

    Sergey Karatkevich

    DevOps

    Cyprus - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8

    My key principles: * Simplicity - just describe you problem. I will offer you a solutions and your problem will be fixed. * Flexibility - flexible prices, work hours and contract terms. Each client is special. Onsite works welcome! * Scale and growth - I glad to help you grow up from a small project to the international business on several continents, step by step. * Trust and success - lot of clients trust me already and their business is successful. I sure I can help you too!

    $15.56 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Xupeng Y.

    Xupeng Y.

    Linux system expert / Python developer|China

    China - Last active: 10/11/2013 - Tests: 4

    I have 9 years Linux experience, and more than 4 years experience with professional Linux system administration, I am skilled in deploying and maintaining Linux-based services such as: virtualization(Xen, KVM, Vmware, Openvz), LAMP stack and Java stack deployment and management, DNS(djbDNS prefered), openvpn, web server administration(Apache, Nginx), mail server(postfix, popd, imapd). I have great debugging/problem resolving skills with Linux server/services, which can save you much time and money. I am also an experienced Python/Django developer, with more than 3 years commercial projects development experience, I have been working on more than 5 Django based web sites, such as http://www.whattheyplay.com.

    $27.78 /hr
    201 hours
    0.00
  9. Donovan F.

    Donovan F.

    Cloud Engineer and Linux Expert

    South Africa - Last active: 5 months ago

    I am an accomplished Systems Administrator with over 13 years professional experience building infrastructure and platforms for small web hosts, the enterprise data center and the cloud. My primary specialties are Linux systems, open source software, and cloud platforms. I began my career integrating Linux systems and varies opensource technologies for Internet Service Providers and Telecommunications providers. I realized that integrating programming/scripting into my skill set would automate and provide easy of implementation to many of my projects. Here is a brief sampling of skills and technologies I am currently (2015) working with: Linux - RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, and FreeBSD Datastores - MySQL, PostgreSQL, Memcached, Redis, MongoDB Monitoring - Nagios, Munin, Cacti, Shinken Management - Chef, Puppet Platforms - AWS, Rackspace, OpenStack Frameworks - Rails Lanaguages - Ruby, Python, Perl, PHP SCM - Git, SVN

    $27.78 /hr
    6 hours
    0.00
  10. Yuri B.

    Yuri B.

    System Administrator / DevOps

    Russia - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 3

    8+ years of experience in administration and support of high load projects working on Linux and FreeBSD. My best skills: * Deploy and optimization web projects for high load: - Nginx + PHP-FPM + MongoDB + Redis + RabbitMQ + Elasticsearch; - Nginx + Tomcat + uWSGI-Python + MongoDB + Redis; - Nginx + Apache + PHP + MySQL/Oracle Express. * DevOps&CI: Git, SVN, Mercurial, Jenkins CI, Maven, Sonatype Nexus, Jmeter, Puppet. * Monitoring: Zabbix, Munin, Cacti. * Clouds: Amazon EC2, S3, CloudFront; DigitalOcean. * Virtualization: VMware ESXi, KVM, OpenVZ, Xen. * Collection, aggregation, storage statistics, metrics and logs: Kibana, Scribe, Hive, Graphite. * Backups: Bacula. * Process management: Supervisord. * Clusters and DFS: Haproxy, DRBD, Heartbeat, GlusterFS. * SMS gateway: Kannel. * Common stuff: LDAP, Squid, Samba, Iptables, PF, Exim, Postfix, Dovecot, ClamAV, SpamAsassin, PPTP, DHCP, BIND etc.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00