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  1. Dmitry Gorlov

    Dmitry Gorlov

    Linux Admin / Oracle certified professional

    Russia - 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
    426 hours
    5.00
  2. Walker Leite

    Walker Leite

    Linux System Administrator

    Brazil - Tests: 2

    Student of Computer Science, working with GNU/Linux since 2007. Expert in Debian/CentOS-Redhat web/database server installation and administration. Knowledge in PHP, HTML, CSS, javascript, Bash scripts, Perl, Mysql. Today, manages Cloud Amazon AWS EC2, RDS, Loadbalancer and Autoscaling services for Praiseweb (hosting provider), and their clients.

    $15.00 /hr
    13 hours
    4.80
  3. Xupeng Y.

    Xupeng Y.

    Linux system expert / Python developer|China

    China - 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
  4. Donovan F.

    Donovan F.

    Cloud Engineer and Linux Expert

    South Africa

    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
  5. Yuri B.

    Yuri B.

    System Administrator / DevOps

    Russia - 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
  6. Anna Pershyna

    Anna Pershyna

    Linux System Administrator

    Ukraine - Tests: 1

    I am an it engineer with qualification in a field of system administration and support. My commercial experience included DBA, basic work with network configuration, services configuration (apache, asterisk, mysql, network filters), troubleshooting of the network issues (SIP, RTP, HTTP, SSL protocols). Have good knowledge and understanding of UNIX-like operating system. I am always ready to learn new technologies and put my skills to the use.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  7. Vianney C.

    Vianney C.

    Linux Sysadmin

    France - Tests: 2

    I'm a successful Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience in networking and GNU/Linux servers administration. Most of my professional experience has been developed on Linux sysadmin and networking, however I have strong background on development, from college. I'm very proactive and used to manage projects and personnel, as well as dealing with clients directly.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Rodney Caston

    Rodney Caston Agency Contractor

    Systems Engineer

    United States - Tests: 3

    I have over fifteen years experience in linux systems administration and development, having managed large environments composed of many thousands of systems. I believe I bring with me a valuable perspective on how to provide solutions for efficiently managing extremely large, and distributed environments without scaling headcount. Some of my accomplishments include having built site reliability/network operations centers from the ground up, from the development of the fault and performance management systems to the management of the staff. I have built up and administered large scale email infrastructures which would send and receive millions of emails daily. I have managed datacenter migration projects consisting of thousands of servers running live services. I have extensive experience in the online gaming industry, focusing on adminsitration, server engineering, and DevOps. I have even worked in a creative capacity as a writer and creative designer in the past, having co-created the MegaTokyo™ intellectual properties. Given the variety of roles I've had in my career, I consider myself a jack-of-all-trades. What I enjoy most is being able to provide value to the organizations that I am able to support, regardless of what role that places me in at the time. Specialties: Amazon Web Services, Apache, Backtrack 5, Bind/DNS, Cacti, Chef, Cloud, Drupal, Elasticsearch, Ganglia, Glusterfs, HAProxy, Heartbeat, Kibana, LDirectord, Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Redhat, CentOS, Kali), Logstash, Memcache, Metasploit, Monit, MongoDB, MRTG, Munin, MySQL Server, Nagios, Netcool, Nginx, Offensive Security, OpenVAS, OpenVPN, OSSEC, OSX, Penetration Testing, Postfix, PowerDNS, Puppet, Ruby, RRDTool, SAN, Samba, Sendmail, Shell Scripting, Splunk, Squid, Syslog, SMTP, SNMP, SSL, Squid, TCP/IP, VMWare, Windows, and Xen.

    Associated with: Caston Consulting LLC

    $91.11 /hr
    1,634 hours
    0.00
  9. Manpreet Narang

    Linux and Windows System Administartor

    India - Tests: 4

    MCA qualified Computer Professional associated with IT field for around 9 Years, with a Technical Edge of being a MCSE, CCNA and RHCT certified, having 8+ years of experience on server level. I have over 8 years of experience in server administration and web site hosting. I have worked as the web support team lead with a web hosting and web development company for 8 years, thus got the chance to work on different kind of platforms. I have hands-on experience in Different OS platforms like Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, Redhat etc. I have worked on various application servers like IIS, SQL Server, Exchange Server, Active Directory Server, CRM Server, Sharepoint Server, DNS, Mail Enable, Smartermail, Icewarp merak, Apache, Mysql, Sendmail, Postfix, Bind, LAMP etc. I have worked on various Website hosting control panels including Cpanel, WHM, Plesk, Directadmin, zpanel and other web hosting companies panels. I have worked with all major hosting provider around like Godaddy, Rackspace, Hostgator, Linode, Amazon AWS, Bluehost, IXwebhosting, Mediatemple, Lunarpages, Softlayer, Heroku, 1&1, Bigrock, hostmonster etc. I also provide support and management for the Amazon Web Services environment. I have experience in setting up and managing simple and complex environment using AWS services including Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon S3, Amazon Route 53, Amazon SES, Elastic load balancing, Amazon EBS, Amazon Cloudwatch etc. I can help you manage your AWS infrastructure and optimizing your running costs.

    $15.00 /hr
    56 hours
    0.00