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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
2,680 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


SYED MOIN UDDIN Agency Contractor

Software developer

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Software developer with four years of experience in developing application in java and python on Linux platform. Have strong expertise on developing and deploying application on modern devops frameworks – openshift on docker and coreos / redhat / centos. Have strong experience of developing web 2.o platform UI on HTML5, CSS3, Java Script, JQuery framework. Have implemented web deployment and management in NGINX, Apache Httpd and implemented advances system management mechanism like reverse proxy, SSL termination, load balancing. Solid implementation experience of databases – mysql , oracle , postgres , mongodb. Implemented Mysql Galera cluster replication and Oracle RAC. Very good shell scripting experience towards system automation. Solid understanding on software development methodologies and implemented Atlassian ALM tools towards setting application lifecycle management.

Associated with: PTR Technologies

$15.00 /hr
135 hours

Xupeng Y.

Xupeng Y.

Linux system expert / Python developer|China

China - Tests: 4

I have 9 years Linux experience, and more than 4 years experience with professional Linux system administration, I am skilled in deploying and maintaining Linux-based services such as: virtualization(Xen, KVM, Vmware, Openvz), LAMP stack and Java stack deployment and management, DNS(djbDNS prefered), openvpn, web server administration(Apache, Nginx), mail server(postfix, popd, imapd). I have great debugging/problem resolving skills with Linux server/services, which can save you much time and money. I am also an experienced Python/Django developer, with more than 3 years commercial projects development experience, I have been working on more than 5 Django based web sites, such as

$27.78 /hr
201 hours

Dan Galeev

Dan Galeev

Software Developer

Germany - Tests: 3

Programming languages: - Python (django, twisted, lxml, imaging, jinja2, matplotlib, wtforms, tornado, ...) - preferred - Objective C - Javascript (JQuery) - (X)HTML, CSS Unix-systems administration: - Debian - RedHat - FreeBSD - Ubuntu - ArchLinux - OpenSuse Databases - administration and developing: - MySQL - Postgres - Oracle - SQLite - MongoDB Version control systems: - Mercurial - Git

$20.00 /hr
204 hours

Neeraj S.

Neeraj S.

Expert PHP/PERL developer with 8 years experience on web applications

India - Tests: 5

Over the last 8 years, I have customized a wide range of websites using HTML, Javascript, Jquery, PHP, Perl and MySQL. I am seeking opportunities to build and customize websites from the ground up for you or your business. I also have some experience in the following areas: Opencart, OOP, Git, SVN, AJAX, JSON, HTML, CSS, XML , Facebook API, developing crawlers and data mining scripts.

$6.67 /hr
39 hours