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Windows administration refers to remote desktop, server and network support for Microsoft Windows operating systems. On Upwork, freelance system administrators can design, install and evaluate your Windows system, provide your clients with high quality technical support, migrate your server from Windows 2003 or Windows 2008 (and 2008 R2) to Windows 2012, and configure your system security (anti-virus software and Windows Firewall).

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  1. Alex G.

    Alex G.

    PHP, complex algorithms and big data processing guru, C# developer

    Poland - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

    Senior PHP developer, high-load projects. 10+ years of PHP development, team lead experience. 7 years of C# back-end applications development. Working with custom peripheral hardware. Thread-safe and high-load applications. 3 years of C development for MCUs (Atmel controllers, Arduino, etc), custom peripherals, basic electronics and electrics skills. Guru in large data sets processing algorithms and different complex data structures (trees, graphs, etc.)

    $40.00 /hr
    1,650 hours
    5.00
  2. Ivan T.

    Ivan T.

    Ruby/Rails Full-Stack Architect. 8 yrs, 12k hrs, 100pct success.

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

    Independent full-stack developer / technical architect skilled in: * Ruby / Ruby on Rails (from edge to legacy) * Client-side tech (HTML5 with HAML, CSS3 with SASS, JavaScript [native & libs/frameworks], jQuery, Bootstrap, and more) * Scalable, decentralized (modular) applications architecture * Databases: relational (PostgreSQL, MySQL), NoSQL (Redis, Riak, MongoDB, Neo4j), big-data-specific (Google BigQuery, Amazon Redshift) * Background jobs processing: Sidekiq, Resque, delayed_job * Message queuing: RabbitMQ (AMQP) * RESTful APIs implementation, integration with any third-party APIs (including social media APIs: Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and more), data harvesting from sites which do not provide an API * Rails applications deploy, monitoring, maintenance: Heroku, Amazon EC2, Linode, Digital Ocean) * Amazon Web Services infrastructure: EC2, S3, Glacier, Redshift,.. * Process: TDD/BDD with RSpec, Cucumber, Capybara, Zeus, Guard * Version control systems: svn, git (with GitFlow, GitHub Flow workflows) As a full-stack developer / technical architect, I can develop scalable and stable multi-node server-side applications and also can evaluate your Ruby/Rails application and make suggestions on possible optimizations / refactoring / adopting best practices. As a team lead, I can divide, prioritize and delegate tasks to developers, consult developers on best practices, ensure high overal quality of software product. I like challenges, have solid skills of problem solving, do not require supervision to successfully perform my duties. Dependability is also one of my key strenghts (never left my work half-done / half-functioning). If my current rate fits your project's budget, contact me to discuss technical and other aspects — I'm looking forward to it.

    Groups: Engine Yard Ruby on Rails Professionals Network

    $100.00 /hr
    13,081 hours
    5.00
  3. Ismet Dumlupinar

    Ismet Dumlupinar

    MCITP (System Administration), MCT, MCSA, MCSD: Web Applications

    Turkey - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 13

    Experienced System Specialist, MCSA/MCITP/MCSD. In-depth knowledge of business operations and Information Tecnology Systems, project management, enterprise system integrations and information security with over eight years with hands on experience as an Enterprise Administrator and Network Manager in Windows Server 2003 & Windows Server 2008 environments. Experience in hardware and software virtualization using VMware and Hyper-V and App-V. Practiced understanding Active Directory, Group Policies, NPS, NAP, Exchange, SQL Server, Dynamics CRM, ERP, PKI and DFS. Experience as a corporate Microsoft/Certification trainer at one of gold certified partners of Microsoft. Proficent in Server 2012 and 2008 (inc.Server Core edition), Hyper-V, switches and many other technologies. I have been highly involved in server virtualization for seven years and am proficient in both VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V. I am also providing consulting services for web applications. I am a member of DotNetNuke Corp Internationalization Team and I'm working to expand product features to fully support Turkish localization. I am always looking for new opportunities to develop my skills. Check my Microsoft Profile below: https://www.mcpvirtualbusinesscard.com/VBCServer/idumlupinar/profile

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $75.00 /hr
    2,380 hours
    4.90
  4. Daniel Z.

    Daniel Z.

    Highly skilled API integrator, PHP (ZF) Coder and Project Manager

    Poland - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    Goal: Project and develop high quality apps for your success. Profile: OOPHP & Zend coding, IT consulting and business analyst, project coordinator and manager, Other skills: Apache, Bind, SSH, bashscripting, Memcached, Github, Solaris, Oracle, MySQL, Radius, AD, expert knowlegde of many *ux and windows systems Advantage: Project and implementation of many web apps. Most of it projected and developed by myself using Zend Framework, Google API (youtube, gdata), social API (twitter, facebook). Some of it integrated with operating systems or AAA software (radius, ldap). Usually Design Patterns were used (like Template Method, Version of Control, DAO, Dependency Injection, Decorator and so on). Some application built upon a structure of web services (XML, REST, JSON), some using jQuery and AJAX. Tools and technologies: Apache, radius, bind, ldap, Zend Framework, XML, SOAP, Linux, Linux daemons, Memcached, Sockets, REST, JSON, Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, Design patterns, MVC, SVN, BASH, PHPUnit, Xdebug, Unit testing, Google Youtube API, Google Gdata API, Google Maps API, Facebook API, PayU API

    $35.00 /hr
    1,676 hours
    4.98
  5. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

    YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

    $34.88 /hr
    1,306 hours
    5.00
  6. Vitaliy Zhukov

    Vitaliy Zhukov Agency Contractor

    Professional .NET developer ASP.NET, MVC, Azure, SQL, JavaScript

    Russia - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 10

    Vitaliy is one of the most talented developers we have. His expertise are .NET related technologies and JavaScript but this doesn't mean that he is not able to be the best in other areas. He likes to improve his own skills working on different projects and learn something new.It doesn't matter if it's a new technology or an API, you can be sure that he adapts to any new stuff very quickly and deliver his tasks in time. He is also a perfect team player, maybe because he likes team sports :)

    Associated with: Intspirit

    $35.00 /hr
    6,622 hours
    4.96
  7. Ryan McMichael

    Ryan McMichael

    AWS Partner Cloud Solutions Architect

    United States - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    Cloud Solutions Architect with heavy immersion in all AWS technologies. Member of the AWS Partner Network and AWS Accredited Technology Professional. Prominent member of the Rightscale ecosystem, serving on the Customer Advisory Group. Significant project experience with Azure, Rackspace, and OpenStack. Looking for new challenges, interesting problems, and not afraid of big numbers. Recent projects include the design and deployment of a secure document storage system for an elite global bank, the cloud infrastructure construction and management for a US cellular carrier, the scalable infrastructure creation for a global industrial manufacturing monitoring company, and the complete AWS migration (including 50TB database) for a top-tier global digital marketing company. My primary skills lie in the automation and orchestration of multi-platform, highly scalable, highly available public/private hybrid systems. I pioneered the adaptation of many Microsoft systems into an automated, scalable cloud environment. I am looking to use these skills to grow my experience and knowledge, and I'm most interested in implementing original solutions for unique problems. Please note that although I am sometimes available for emergency situations, I am usually working on several projects at any given time and generally cannot accommodate requirements that need to be fulfilled yesterday. Platforms: Rightscale/AWS/Rackspace/Azure Systems: Specializing in Microsoft technologies with an extensive Linux background Databases: MongoDB/MySQL/MSSQL/Oracle/PostgreSQL Core competencies in most AWS products Aussi, je parle le français si vous êtes intéressé. Keyword alphabet soup: Docker, Jenkins, Hadoop, NoSQL, Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, MySQL, RightScale, Elastic MapReduce, OpenStack, Nginx, DNS, Route53, Apache, Ubuntu, Centos, RedHat, OS/X, CloudWatch, Nagios, Icinga, AWS-CLI, HAProxy, ELB, VPN, Chef, Puppet, CloudFormation, Redshift, Glacier, S3, DevOps, Shell, Bash, Powershell, Python, Git, SVN, OpsWorks, JIRA, LiquidPlanner, Salesforce, OpenVPN, RabbitMQ, NewRelic, Digital Ocean, etc...

    $100.00 /hr
    7,039 hours
    4.99
  8. Umair A.

    Umair A.

    Database Systems Expert

    Pakistan - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 11

    Over the last 10 years,I have been engaged on various development and administration tasks on SQL Server, Oracle, Mysql and Networks.My core competency lies in Performance optimization, designing efficient database structures,including tables,indexes, views,functions,stored procedures/routines,CLR functions using T-SQL and performance tuning/optimization of all versions of MySql and SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2008R2/2012 and so on. Expert in DBA tasks, MySQL installation optimization and replication (master - master, master slave etc) and have complete grip and extensive experience of backups,replication over IIS using HTTPS protocols,partitioning, mirroring, security management,SSRS reports development,SSIS and SSAS management also skilled in deploying and managing Virtual and Cloud Computing infrastructure. I look forward to provide consultancy services and work on sophisticated and large scale database projects involving performance and tuning, support, design & development, administration and Business Intelligence for 24/7 mission critical database servers. I must say that i am a performance and optimization geek and i have proved that in my carrier. Above all, I strive to provide excellent service to my clients and ensure their happiness, good customer service is key for me, and no project is completed until you are satisfied. I work during EST and speak and write fluent English and consider communication to be a necessity.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals, Oracle Certified Associates

    $50.00 /hr
    4,088 hours
    4.94
  9. Brad R.

    Brad R.

    MCITP, MCSE, Virtualization, Network Engineer/Mangr, Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Experienced Technology Leader, Implementation Manager, Change Agent and MCSE/MCITP. In-depth knowledge of IT systems and operations, project management, large-scale system implementations and information security with over twelve years with hands on experience as an Enterprise Administrator and Network Manager in NT, 2000, 2003 and 2008 environments. Extensive experience in Server Virtualization including VMware and Hyper-V integrated with HP and EMC SANs. Practiced understanding of Exchange, Lync Server 2010, Fortigate UTM devices, Active Directory, PKI and DFS. Five years of experience as a corporate Microsoft/Certification trainer and serving as an MCSE/CCNAinstructor for technical schools, colleges and corporations such as AT&T; and Comcast Cable. I have created course curriculum for two online schools. I am extremely proficient in Server 2012 and 2008, including Server Core edition, Hyper-V, Fortinet, VMware, Procurve, HP and EMC SANs, Active Directory, Exchange, SQL, Procurve switches and many other technologies. I have been highly involved in server virtualization for seven years and am proficient in both VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V. I am also a professional writer and have contributed to several white papers and authored published articles in professional journals. Have also written and reviewed test questions for IT professional certifications. I am looking for other opportunities to supplement my work load. My Microsoft Profile can be accessed by this link: http://www.mcpvirtualbusinesscard.com/VBCServer/brad.rudisail/profile For more information on me go to www.bradinthecloud.com

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $34.94 /hr
    1,818 hours
    4.96
  10. Suphal B.

    Suphal B.

    DevOps,Architect,Integrator,Expert In Server,System,Web Technology.

    India - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

    WHY WILL YOU HIRE ME ? - --- TOP 1% OF SUCCESSFUL Upwork (Formerly oDesk) FREELANCERS http://postimg.org/image/3li7gl9z1/ --- MORE THAN TOTAL 12,000 OF Upwork WORKING HOURS AND STILL COUNTING ! --- TOP RATED Upwork Freelancer. Possible Expert and Business Savvy Solution In Cost Effective And Timely Manner To Serve Best In Industry With Satisfaction Guaranteed. I not only deliver but also make your business profitable. [RHCE, CCNA, RHCVA, RHCSS Certified] Committed to work on any challenging project likewise Enterprise Level Unix, Linux, Windows Server And Network Administration, AWS/EC2,Rackspace,Linode,Cloud Architecture,Virtualization, Monitoring and Maintenance, Web design and development, e-Commerce development, SEO, SEM, ORM, internet marketing, graphics and logo designing, animation, online presentation and publication, online promotion and branding with 100% dedication and satisfaction guaranteed. Serving on these field Successfully with 8 years of versatile experience. Intend to work with the employer on the basis of long term relationship until and unless 100% satisfaction would be achieved.

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance, Bluehost Developers and Designers...

    $40.00 /hr
    12,115 hours
    4.99