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Devon Kurland

Devon Kurland

Linux System Administration Professional

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

With over 7 years of experience, I am prepared to tackle the most challenging requests in the wonderful realm of Linux and the web at large. I have experience not only with Linux, but also with Windows and Mac OS X. I also have a working knowledge of SQL, python, bash, and perl.

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
2,681 hours

Elijah Efimiev

Elijah Efimiev

Distributed systems Linux administrator

Russia - Tests: 6

Many years of extensive experience developing and optimizing scalable high-loaded load balancing redundant configurations on Linux and BSD. Deployment automation. Projects maintenance, including monitoring, backup and documentation. Developers and technical support cooperation. Last jobs: --- Cloudera Hadoop Distribution cluster deployment consisting of 6 servers --- creating scalable high-loaded servers infrastructure in AWS (EC2 and VPS), using Route 53, Elastic Load Balacers, Nginx, PHP-FPM, MySQL (replication), MongoDB (replication and sharding), Postfix, Zabbix, Puppet. --- high load optimization of 10-servers cluster: Nginx, Apache httpd, PHP-FPM, Drupal, MariaDB. --- 2 big projects using Apache, Perl, PHP, MySQL at MegaFon - the second largest mobile telecommunications company in Russia.

$20.00 /hr
1 hours

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

Nikolay Popov

Nikolay Popov Agency Contractor

Network Administrator

Ukraine - Tests: 5

11 years expirience in ISP network administration Mainly worked with Cisco, HP, Foundry equipment. Linux/FreeBSD servers administration (Hosting services, Traffic Engeneering) VoIP (Cisco CME, Asterisk) Passed Cisco BSCI/BCMSN/TSHOOT trainings.

Associated with: Altima Web Systems

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
13 hours

Bruno Gola

Bruno Gola

Python Programmer and GNU/Linux System Administrator

Germany - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

I'm mainly a Python programmer and GNU/Linux / *nix system administrator. I have experience as a C programmer as well. I have experience with web programming and also with audio (ladspa/lv2 plugins and hosts), working for the project. I enjoy writing system/utility scripts, (chat) robots and web crawlers as well.

$33.33 /hr
0 hours

Alex Kondratiev

Alex Kondratiev

DevOps | AWS | Linux System Administration | Nginx | LAMP | Security

Ukraine - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

I am a skilled IT expert with 10+ years of comprehensive experience in: - Linux system administration - Implementing security options - Server optimization for better performance - DevOps - Programming and scripting - 24/7 server monitoring and management. I am well-versed working with Amazon Web Services, in particular, EC2, Route 53, Cloudfront, RDS, S3, SES, etc. I expertise in CentOS/Debian/FreeBSD server management and dealing with web-projects based on PHP. I have deep knowledge in designing and setting up web servers with high performance using Nginx, PHP-FPM, Varnish, w3totalcache, provide troubleshooting, solving performance problems. I've accomplished some projects the results of which are impressive: the load of one project was 5000 online unique users, and the total of requests in another project was 50000 for 5 minutes. DevOps services that I deliver to my clients include: - Communication with developers and resolving their problems - Communication with managers and resolving their technical issues and requests - Connection between developers and managers - Automatization of developing process, deployment, testings using Ansible.

97% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
572 hours

Andrey Boyko

Andrey Boyko Agency Contractor

Linux/LAMP system administration

Russia - Tests: 5

I am a system administrator and engineer for 12 years(from 2002). Hight skilled in Linux and web servers — install, configuration for certain tasks, securing, bash/shell scripting and many other tasks. I have experience with set up and operation Nginx/Apache and Nginx/PHP-FPM web servers, Mysql/MariaDB database with replication, Postfix mail servers. I also have experience with live streaming (Wowza, ffmpeg, nginx-rtmp), high-load server tuning and KVM/XEN virtualization. The biggest cluster, which I set up and operate — 25 physical servers and 5000 terabytes per month of media-content traffic.

Associated with: Kinetik Software

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
13 hours