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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
2,705 hours

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.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
445 hours

Alexey K.

Alexey K.

Certified BI/DWH/ETL Architect/Developer

Russia - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 5

Quality. Punctuality. Attentiveness. Have completed BI/DWH/ETL projects based on Cognos BI, Oracle BI, Cognos TM1, MS SQL, MS SSIS, Pentaho Kettle, Oracle DB as architect/developer. Also have experience in DBMS programming/administration, Unix/Linux system administration, shell scripting, etc.

$27.78 /hr
108 hours

Juan Manuel García Del Moral

Juan Manuel García Del Moral

Sr Unix/Linux Management and Infrastructure Expert

Argentina - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

I have 12 years of experience in Unix/Linux Administration and Development. During this time, I've developed professional solutions using the following technologies: Linux, Unix, Perl/Bash Scripting, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Tungsten Replicator, XEN, VMWARE and more. My main goal is to become your preferred IT partner when you need to get any project done. I want to build a strong and long term working relationship with increasing benefits to both parties. I strive on customer satisfaction regarding: - Time and Cost Effectiveness - Quality Assurance - Outstanding product performance - Fluent and Friendly Communication - Availability.

$25.56 /hr
329 hours

Michael C.

Michael C. Agency Contractor

System Administrator

United States - Tests: 4

I am a system administrator and programmer who looks for challenging new projects. I have worked extensively in Open Source projects utilizing many tools as well as worked in Windows and Macintosh worlds. I specialize in Network, System, and Database Administration. But can do just about anything.

Associated with: iTMC

100% Job Success
$100.00 /hr
152 hours

Marc Gray

PHP/JS/HTML5 Expert Developer and Linux Administrator

United Kingdom - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

I am an expert developer and system administrator with PHP, MySQL, Javascript, CSS3, HTML5 and Linux (I currently use: RHEL, CentOS, openSUSE, Fedora. I have previously used Gentoo and Ubuntu). I have previously developed/configured: - Full eCommerce framework with innovative admin panel (PHP, Javascript) - Automated video transcoding service (PHP, Linux, ffmpeg) - Automated document conversion service (PHP, Linux) - Database driven SFTP service and firewall stored over NFS (PHP, Linux) - Differencing document storage solution (PHP) - Deduplicating backup storage solution (PHP) - Multiple fault tolerant storage servers with 12tb of space (Linux) - Multiple complex scripted firewall setups using iptables (Linux) - Flash website without Flash, with pixel perfect design and advanced effects (Javascript) - MIME Email framework to replace PHPMailer (PHP) - ... and much, much more I also work as a white-hat hacker, where I probe and test servers for vulnerabilities. I have previously been CRB checked and treat all clients with confidentiality. I am happy to sign an NDA.

100% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
241 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
581 hours