Linux/Aix/Unix, Virtualization, Cloudstack, EMC, Samba
Linux Redhat, Fedora Core, CentOS, RHEL ES AS, SLES, SUSE, AIX, VIO, HMC, Solaris, Unix. OpenBsd, Debian.
Performance Monitoring and Capacity Planning for AIX and pSeries Servers, Linux and Unix.
Firewalls: Port Forwarding & Rules (IPTABLES I IPCHAINS). Domain Controller I Exchange setup in a Linux.
Advanced Samba Domain Environments: Samba3 Nt4, Samba4, Samba & Windows Interoperability
Load balanced using LDAP replication protocols such as slurpd, syncrepl delta-syncrepl )
Linux Clustering: Load balancing,Samba CTDB, SGE Clustering (Grid Computing)
File systems – GFS/GFS2, OCFS, GPFS, VCS, VVR, VXFS, Veritas,
Redundancy RAID Configuration. Hardware and Software; Linux RAID over LAN: (DRBD Kernel Package).
DRBD/GFS/GPFS/OCFS Primary/Primary Clustering File System
SAN multipath, Netapp, EMC, IBM, Hitachi, Dell NAS NFS Filer Configuration on Unix
Mail Servers & Protocols: Sendmail, Openchange, Postfix
DNS Configuration Maintenance
Linux Kernel memory management & Tuning KSM
Remote access protocols and authentication methods (NISILDAPIAD)
Automation – Unix Reporting & Health Checks (routine operational health checks) Puppet.
EMC SAN Equipment installation, configuration, management & maintenance
EMC CX3 Series / NS, EMC CX4 Series / NS, EMC VNX Series Management
EMC Atmos Systems Configuration and Management (Object Storage)
Navisphere / Unisphere Management (Engineering)
Bare metal configuration (building vault packs)
Conversions EMC CX300/500/CX3 Series to CX4 & Software Updates
Utility Partition recovery - Flare recover, reloading the utility partition
EMC CX/NS ISCSI/CIFS/NFS/Fibre Configuration
EMC CX/NS Disaster recovery skills
EMC FAST - Fully automated storage tiering in-depth understanding
EMC FAST Cache (Solid State Disks)
EMC CX/NS Performance Tuning & Optimization
EMC Block Storage / NAS Storage
EMC Deduplification and Compression, FAST
Investment Banking Systems
HFT – High Frequency Trading System Software and Hardware
Network Design using Low Latency InfiniBand 10GE and 40GE Mellanox adapters using Cisco Topspin.
Infiniband allows best network performance for HFT.
Data Center Migration work, migrating HFT platforms systems running on Unix.
Tibco EMS – Architecture design, build and management. Queues management, Gems, cluster setup GFS.
EMS/GFS Specialist. Primary/Secondary and Primary/Primary Cluster Design.
Gloss (Global Settlement System) - builds with Sybase/Sybase IQ.
Management and disaster recovery skills such as corrupt transaction log.
Control-M Linux server management and client agents
E-HR Platforms - Oracle Basic Database Management and Weblogic server.
Fidessa – Working closely with development team to provide stable Unix platforms and DR solutions.
Vmware ESX Farm Builds and Support - 1.5, 2.x, 3,3.5,4,5 Live migration, snapshots, vSphere, HA.
Vmware / EMC CX4/VNX Integration
Vmware Disk IO performance monitoring and latency tools
Vmware – Exporting performance data to spreahsheets
Vmware Patching and Maintenance
Vmware Datastores – FC Block Storage, NFS, CIFS, ISCSI, VFS Cluster FS
Vmware View – Virtual Desktop Design and Build using Linux/Windows thinclients.
Cloud Hosts, Pods, Clusters Design and Implementation
Advanced Cloudstack / Cloudplatform builds with KVM/XEN/VMware Hypervisors
Leadership with Cloudstack Cloud Platforms development - working with Citrix Directors
KVM Hypervisor skills - performance tuning, clustering etc.
Cloud architecture: design, builds, deployment and support.
SystemZ s390 Linux builds I Power5I6 PPC
Pseries Management, LPARS, VIO, NIM, HMC
AIX Support, Disk Management, LV’s PV’s VG’s
VIO Diagmenu management, smitty
Redhat KVM I XEN clustering farms configuration. Live migration
SUN Virtual Box / Vmware Server
Backup Design & Disaster Recovery Planning
7+ Years working with Disaster Recovery, 10 Major Projects, 20+ Critsits (critical situations)
Implementation and Design of Disaster Recovery Systems – created disaster recovery plans and
procedures for business critical systems.
Design, develop, and document Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan
Identifying DR/BCP/Backup issues, raising NCI issues and following through to create new projects to rectify the Non- Compliance Issues.
Disaster Recovery/ Business Continuity systems specialist. BCP/DR Project Manager and Unix SME.
Coordinate DR/BCP exercises as a account Focal Point every few months as per compliance.
Standardization of procedures which could be applied to multiple accounts.
Conducted risk assessments as a account Focal Point and identified operational risks, potential
Magnitude of impact and guidance for risk mitigation in alignment with continuity directives and regulatory
IBM Xseries, HP, Dell servers, SUN, Sparc, Pseries, Other
Cisco product lines / OSI Model & Network Topologies