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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. Abdelrahman Hussein

    Abdelrahman Hussein

    Software Engineer

    Egypt - Last active: 11/30/2013 - Tests: 3

    I have worked with different technologies in the last six years where most of my time was working with cloud computing technologies from data center management to cloud storage systems. I have worked with visualization technologies like vitualbox, Xen. Developed systems for data center monitoring and management. I have a solid understanding of both relational databases and object stores, and a very deep understanding of OOP and TDD, and Agile development

    $14.44 /hr
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  2. Dilshad Hussain

    Dilshad Hussain

    AWS Expert, Shell Script expert

    India - Last active: 01/01/2014

    Almost all AWS like VPC, EC2, RDS, SES, Cloud Formation, Beanstalk, IAM etc configuration and maintenance. Bash scripts to manage AWS resources with APIs tools like snapshoting, Snapshot purging, AMI creation, Launch/Delete EC2 and RDS instances etc. Bash scripts to manage Linux instances. Customized Cloud formation templates. I have designed bash based software to launch delete and describe EC2, RDS instances. Nagios monitoring OTRS SVN

    $55.56 /hr
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  3. Bob Rohrer

    Bob Rohrer

    Software Consultant: LAMP/Drupal Developer

    United States - Last active: 12/30/2013 - Tests: 1

    Roaring Enterprises is a software consultant company specialized on delivering advanced solutions with open source components. Roaring Enterprises has extensive experience on web application development utilizing the open-source Drupal CMS framework, PHP Sympfony2 framework, SQL, jQuery, JavaScript, ExtJs, and all other components to deliver cutting edge web and mobile presentation and functionality.

    $50.00 /hr
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  4. Chirag Shukla

    Chirag Shukla

    Adding value to your business, sweetness to your success

    United States - Last active: 06/02/2014 - Tests: 9

    I solve problems with appropriate software and hardware. My specialization is building software that lasts long and provides immense value to your operations. Let me take care of your technology needs so that you can focus on expanding your business. My skills range from web development to database administration to security.

    $25.00 /hr
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  5. Sarath Pillai

    Sarath Pillai

    Linux System And Network Administrator

    India - Last active: 12/30/2013

    Am Linux System Administrator with 3+ years of experience in building architectures spanning multiple data centers, and multiple regions in the cloud. Setting up, configuring and maintaining server architectures that can serve millions of requests in the cloud, along with disaster and problem alerting/monitoring solutions 24 by 7. Short Summery of My Fieds of Experience and Expertise. 1. Interconnecting and maintaining High availability(Using IPSec VPN ) between private data center and AWS VPC with multiple subnets. 2.SSL Openvpn with PFS for clients and users to get inside the private networks in AWS VPC. 3.Nagios High Availability monitoring with Shinken HA configuration. 4.Central Log Management solutions with Logstash kibana web interface to filter logs from all servers in a meaningful manner using grok filters and storing it inside elastic-search text storage. 5.High availability and scalable Storage for all instances in the cloud using GLUSTERFS file system with multiple nodes 6.Configuration management and bootstrapping instances with Puppet configuration management tool. 7.Collect performance metrics from different hosts and AWS instances using Ganglia and PNP4Nagios. 8.Securing DNS zone transfer with multiple organizational units using TSIG HMAC MD5 key. 9.Deploying jboss Cluster for web application with scalability without using multicasting in the cloud. 10.RHEL-like platforms, and Red Hat automated provisioning technologies, including Cobbler, kick-start. 11.Load Balancing of multiple web clusters serving millions of requests per day with the help of F5 BigIP Load balancer 12.Played a key role in Implementing methods and strategies of gathering and reporting metric and outages using tools like nagios, hyperic, ganglia, nfsen, observium. 13.Well versed with concepts of enterprise switching like vlans, stp, trunk ports, etherchannel. Possess good understanding of BGP and regularly coordinate with ISP like Data Foundry and TW Telecom and DDOS mitigation partner Prolexic to mitigate issues My Other Fields of Interest: Understanding and Learning Internal working of any Linux related applications and system tools. Writing Technical Articles related to Linux System & Security (You can find my notes and writeup on Linux @ ) Linux System Administration Linux Internals Like GRUB, INODE, PROCESSES, IO USAGE, PERFORMANCE MONITORING Linux System Security tools like IPTABLES, SELINUX, LIBWRAP Security Auditing of Apache and other web servers with the help of audit tools like Nikto and nessus DNS tools and Applications like BIND and Power DNS. Storage concepts like RAID and its different Levels Network Traffic Analysis with LibPCAP and other Traffic capturing utilities Application layer firewalls like BigIP to filter out traffic based on different criteria like User Agent, Host Names, URI string, Source and Destination

    $55.56 /hr
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  6. Vladimir Vinogradov

    Vladimir Vinogradov

    Expert Software Engineer with more of Service Side experience

    Russia - Last active: 12/29/2013

    My goal is to build software for every day use. And use modern technologies, that help to achieve this goal at maximum level of reliability, usability and ease of use. I have experience in different areas of software development, from games to cloud platforms and financial solutions. Currently I mostly work on web and mobile projects involving Unity3d. I'm particularly interested in functional programming. I could've write a long list of technologies, that I've had experience with, but instead will mention only ones, that find myself using regularly: Java/Scala/Groovy/C#, Python, Javascript, MySQL/PostgreSQL Please consult LinkedIn profile in case you're interested in more details. (It's encrypted using simple caesar cypher to avoid unnecessary attention)

    $66.67 /hr
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  7. Jeremy Hall

    Jeremy Hall

    Creative Technological Solutions Engineer

    Jamaica - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1

    Creative Solutions Engineer providing design consultation, and actual development services to create reliable technological solutions. With a strong background in computer sciences and electronics, the following general service areas and expertise are provided: Process automation and task scripting (Linux and windows) Software tools, systems and solutions creation (Python, Java, php, MySQL, shell and batch scripting) Embedded and electronics system designs (AVR, ARM, PIC, arduino, Mbed, raspberry pi) Instrumentation, sensors, actuators and networked systems design (SCADA, robotics, real time systems, remote systems) Complete integrated hardware and software solution designs (interfacing hardware with smartphones/computer systems etc.) Data processing automation Webservices and backend application creation

    $18.00 /hr
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  8. Brian Olsen

    Brian Olsen

    Fullstack Web Developer

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 3

    Seeking for small freelance opportunities using Ruby on Rails, PHP, JavaScript/HTML/CSS, PostgreSQL, Java-based languages. I am a fullstack developer living in Norway and have 7+ years of professional deelopment experience. I like working on complex business logic and developing interesting applications, at whatever size. I am originally from New York City and am a US citizen.

    $75.00 /hr
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  9. David Prestidge

    David Prestidge

    IT Systems Administrator on Windows/Linux and Mac

    Australia - Last active: 11/23/2013 - Tests: 4

    Server / Security / Network Administration • Internal and Customer Facing Helpdesk Support Level 1, 2, 3 • Design, Implement and ongoing Management of Web Hosting Environment, including 30+ Servers (Windows + Linux) • Manage Internal Mixed Network Windows/Mac/Ubuntu Servers • Domain Names • SSL Certificate management • Design Active Directory • Deploy and Manage Exchange 2010 • Provide responsive and proactive support to clients via phone and email • Escalate Website Maintenance requests to Interactive Team • Facilitate Client Training on FW.Genesis CMS platform

    $38.89 /hr
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  10. Keith B.

    Keith B.

    LAMP Developer / Data Architect / Programmer

    United States - Last active: 10/05/2014 - Tests: 3

    I'm a problem solver by nature with more than 15 years experience in leveraging open source tools to develop innovative solutions to common business challenges. By embracing open source solutions, I've been able to help companies reduce their total cost of ownership while improving their return on investment. I have developed data-driven sites utilizing Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP. Experience with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript applying the principles of responsive design to allow emails and landing pages to render consistently regardless of the device viewed on. I also have experience with Python, Perl and Postgres using ETL skills to transform data into information. Familiar with CMS systems such as Drupal and WordPress as well.

    $45.00 /hr
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