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Linux is a collection of free and open-source, cross-platform, Unix-like operating system distributions, among which the most widely known are Ubuntu, Red Hat and Slackware. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you can find experienced Linux system administrators to set up dedicated Linux web servers, install web hosting control panels (like ZPanel, Plesk, cPanel or DirectAdmin), set up SQL databases and file managers or configure Linux server security and accounts.

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  1. Ahmed Sayed

    Ahmed Sayed

    Senior Linux Administrator / Virtualization /Asterisk / VoIP / cPanel

    Egypt - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a senior technical engineer who has 15 years IT experience in the following areas: Advanced Linux Cluster Administration Advanced Proxmox Cluster Administration Asterisk/Trixbox/Elastix/VoIP architect Advanced Knowledge of shell scripting Advanced Knowledge of Perl programming Network Administration Network Security (Penetration Testing) Server Auditing Technical Support Virtualization (mainly Parallels Virtuozzo/openVZ/ProxMox) Web hosting Control panels such as cPanel,Plesk,DirectAdmin Tweaking and Optimizing Apache for better performance Hardening PHP Data recovery

    $44.44 /hr
    6,921 hours
    5.00
  2. Alex Fortuna

    Alex Fortuna

    Senior Ruby on Rails Developer / Development Consultant

    Russia - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm seeking opportunities to build high-quality dynamic web solutions in Ruby on Rails. I've got a solid programming background with over 15 years experience. I'm a self-organized, disciplined and quality-oriented performer with good team management skills. A list of skills/features follows. * Passion for programming. * 15+ years overall development experience in 10+ languages. * 10+ years team leadership experience. * 10+ years Unix admin and TCP/IP networking experience. * 7+ years Ruby experience. * 5+ years Ruby on Rails experience. * Contributing to Ruby/Rails open source community (https://github.com/dadooda). * Clean, distinct, well-documented and reusable code is a *MUST*. * Solid understanding and everyday use of TDD (RSpec). * Strong JavaScript: raw language, jQuery, frameworks. * Everyday Git usage. * Practical programmer’s knowledge of HTML/CSS. * Hands-on experience of building high-traffic web applications in Unix environment (nginx, memcached, SQL server tuning, load testing tools, etc.). * 10+ years LAMP experience.

    $37.00 /hr
    2,464 hours
    4.77
  3. Oscar Diaz

    Oscar Diaz

    CakePHP Developer

    Colombia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    Within my professional career, the last 4 years have been dedicated specifically to focusing and improving my skills on building reusable, efficient, and attractive tools in CakePHP. Through this process, I have attained knowledge vital to understanding CakePHP's most essential functionalities. This knowledge has allowed me to become well versed in the dialogue between JQuery and CakePHP. This, then, has given me the skills to build helpers and components that when applied to your needs, can become the voice that takes form as your ideal problem solver Why? Because I will listen to you. I will ask questions. I will understand what you need and I will provide you with a clean and efficient code.

    $44.44 /hr
    3,364 hours
    5.00
  4. Sergey Lalov

    Sergey Lalov

    Corona SDK, iOS, Android Game Developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 12

    Expert in Lua and Corona SDK. Developing cross-platform mobile apps and games. iOS (iPhone, iPad) and Android. Earned Corona Ambassador title. Advanced skills in making native plugins for Corona Enterprise (Objective-C, Java, C). Using Go and Google App Engine for backend development. Great programming background: C, Python, JavaScript, PHP. Expert in networking: TCP, UDP, HTTP, REST, JSON, etc... Expert in Linux based OS (Ubuntu Server is preferable). Advanced skills in Graphics Design - Photoshop, Pixelmator and iDraw. My website - http://spiralcodestudio.com/

    Groups: Corona Labs

    $55.56 /hr
    658 hours
    5.00
  5. Sergii Lysiuk

    Sergii Lysiuk

    Network Security VoIP Specialist - Cisco, Juniper, Linux, Asterisk

    Ukraine - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 17

    I am looking for projects that I can complete on a part-time basis. They can be either short term projects or long term projects. I can also provide ongoing consulting and administration if needed. I am experienced in Cisco Routing & Switching, MPLS, Security, Network infrastructure applications ( SNMP, Radius, DNS, DHCP , etc) Voip - including Asterisk, Call-Manager , Unity, FreePBX, Elastix. Server administration experience ( Linux, FreeBSD)

    $38.89 /hr
    381 hours
    5.00
  6. Bogdan B.

    Bogdan B.

    Sr Linux System Admin (Nginx, Magento, Percona, Mongo, Redis, MySQL)

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    - Linux maintenance/troubleshooting (RHEL, Centos, Debian), - Cloud hosting (Amazon EC2, AWS, S3, Digital Ocean), - Networking (dhcp, DNS:powerdns/bind/named, vpn: openvpn/pptp, firewalls: iptables/ipfw, qos, proxies), - LAMP/LNMP Stack - Mail servers (exim, postfix , antispam/ antivirus: clamav/spamassassin/amavis, courier, dovecot), - Bulk marketing (DKIM, SPF,DMARK,ADSP, high speed/inboxing, Interspire, PowerMTA), - Automation (puppet, shell scripting), - Automation Deployment (Capistrano) - Monitoring (nagios,Icinga, zabbix,Cacti,Graphite), - Magento System Performance Optimization - Wordpress Performance Optimization - Mysql Perfomance Optimization, Replication - Full Disk Encryption / Remote Unlock /PXE unlock (Luks/DiskCryptor) - Load Balancer (haproxy)

    $38.89 /hr
    268 hours
    5.00
  7. Ivan Ershov

    Ivan Ershov

    Cloud Architect/Engineer/Devops / Linux Admin

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the last 10 years, I have been working as technical support engineer/team leader/infrastructure architect for the different companies with on-premise/cloud hosting. My competency lies in planning, development, deployment and setup of the environments from scratch, troubleshooting/support/improvement of existing production systems based on Linux/Unix with the focus on automation and high availability. Have a lot of experience in automation/monitoring/backup of different distributed environments with LAMP stack and other applications, different clustering, scalability and high-availability techniques. Operating systems: Debian/Ubuntu, Redhat(Fedora, RHEL, Centos), Suse, AmazonLinux Level of skill with Unix/Linux: RHCE MailServers: qmail, postfix, sendmail etc Databases: Postgresql, Oracle, Mysql, noSQL databases (Mongodb, Cassandra, Couchbase, Redis etc) Clustering: RHCS, terracotta, heartbeat, pacemaker, distributed balanced setups Programming, scripting languages: Bash, PL/SQL, Ruby Clouds: AWS/Tata/RackSpace/CloudStack/Openstack/Azure Automation: Chef/Puppet, RightScale, AWS Opsworks,CloudFormation etc Continuous integration/deployment: Docker, Atlassian tools, Jenkins, SVN/Git, Codebase etc. Loadbalancers/proxies: Clouds LBs, Haproxy, mod_jk, Squid, Apache, Nginx Application servers: tomcat, jetty, jboss, Apache, Nginx, different PHP-based servers Monitoring: Nagios, Zabbix, Newrelic, OMD etc English: fluent Availability: up to 30hrs/week

    $38.89 /hr
    1,697 hours
    4.96
  8. Evgeny S.

    Evgeny S.

    AJAX, C++, Python, C#, Client-Server

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I am independent C++/Python/C#/Java developer and I am looking for the opportunity to design and build a system from the ground up for you. I have experience with following technologies: - C++, Python, JavaScript, C#, Java, Scala - Nginx, Gunicorn, Gevent, Django, Flask, jQuery, Twitter Bootstrap, Apache. - MS SQL, DynamoDb, Amazon SDB, MySQL, Redis, SQLite, NoSQL. - Linux, Amazon EC2, SQS, SNS, S3. - Win32 API, Android, NDK, GTK, HTML5, WinForms, MFC, VCL - Git, SVN, Mercurial. I'm also eager to extend my experience in cutting edge technologies and programming languages like Rust, Golang, Erlang, Haskell...

    $50.00 /hr
    2,287 hours
    5.00
  9. David C. Toledo Sanchez

    David C. Toledo Sanchez

    Developer Android, Java ,J2EE

    Peru - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 39

    Over the last 5 years, I have developed a wide range of android applications and 2 in iphone, and I have 12 years from experience development in java and Java Applications Server . I am seeking opportunities to build new android apps. Android Skills: Advanced UI Design , SQLlite, Google Map Api1, Api2, In App Billing, Fragment, Sherlock Fragment, Facebook Api, Twitter API, Json , Rest Webservice Integration, QR Code, Background Service, GPS Service, Bluetooth Integration, Admob, OAuth, Urbain Air Ship, Push Notification, FTP Server API, Photo Gallery, RSS Feed Reader, Widget Api, WallPaper Live Framework, IME Keyboard, Audio/Video Steam, Git, SVN, LibGdx, Eclipse, etc

    Groups: Android, Application Developers Alliance

    $36.67 /hr
    7,351 hours
    4.82
  10. Umar Draz

    Umar Draz

    Sr. Unix/Linux System/Network Architect

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    Senior systems architect, UNIX/Linux/Solaris, VMware, OpenStack and data-center administrator, software programmer, project leader with a proven track record of applying years of experience and good practices to the specification, architecture, design, implementation and maintenance of communications information technology systems. Well-versed in the latest computer languages, operating systems, network and system administration techniques, seeking a position where my hands-on self-motivating passion with the technology provides me with a unique understanding of how to balance conflicting requirements and bring complex enterprise level IT projects to a successful completion. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, with demonstrated results in leading and contributing to projects, interfacing with stakeholders, while training and mentoring junior staff. Also great at troubleshooting complex problems. LANGUAGES: HTML, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, LAMP, Regular Expressions, Bourne/Korn/Bash/Csh/Tcsh Shells, Structured Query Language (SQL), Python. TOOLS: Application Servers (Apache, JBoss, Tomcat, Nginx,), DBMS (Access, DBase III/IV, MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB), UNIX Scripting (all UNIX Shells, AWK, Perl, SED), Security Hardening and Performance (IP Filter, Fail2ban), Storage, Moosefs, Virtualization (SANS, NAS, VMware vSphere Server/vCenter, OpenStack, Xen)

    $33.33 /hr
    4,096 hours
    5.00