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  1. Justin Bachus

    Justin Bachus

    10+ years experience in Linux System Administration and web hosting

    United States - Last active: 03/28/2011 - Tests: 2

    I have been involved in Linux and FreeBSD system administration for over 10 years when I began managing servers for a social networking website. After starting my own web hosting business and working in multiple positions in both the private and public sector, I consider myself an expert in system administration and designing systems to meet customer needs. With degrees in Business Honors and Management Information Systems, I can quickly articulate business needs and translate these into technical requirements. My technical experience allows me to then research and choose the best and most economical needs to match customer requirements.

    $55.56 /hr
    55 hours
    0.00
  2. Devon Kurland

    Devon Kurland

    Linux System Administration Professional

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - 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.

    $50.00 /hr
    2,338 hours
    5.00
  3. Daniel Guillermo Bareiro

    Daniel Guillermo Bareiro

    GNU/Linux and Unix system administrator

    Argentina - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I manage and use free/open source software and GNU/Linux (most experienced Debian) since 2000. I have also participated in numerous conventions related to these themes (some of them as speaker) and collaborating with the discovery of bugs in applications for contribute with the community. Specialties: Networks and operating systems security, monitoring technologies. Advanced knowledge of GNU/Linux environments and virtualization platforms. LANs, WANs, VPNs, Firewalls, TCP/IP. Description of services: ---------------------------------- Servers: ====== Installations, configurations and maintenance plans for servers running GNU/Linux or free BSD operating systems range. * Planning, installation and configuration of GNU/Linux systems as both free and open source systems. * Installation, configuration and maintenance of servers of BSD range: FreeBSD and OpenBSD. * Print servers. * Mail servers with spam and virus filters. * Proxy servers. * Fax servers. * Corporate instant messaging servers. * Install and configure DNS servers. Procedures for domain management. * Management servers for uninterruptible power supplies. * Web servers (Apache, PHP, MySQL and PostgreSQL). * Database servers (MySQL and PostgreSQL). * DHCP servers. Networks and Infrastructure: ===================== Installation, maintenance and failure analysis of networks. High-availability systems, mass storage, remote backup, and monitoring equipment and services. * Installation and maintenance. * Firewalls. * VPNs. * DMZs. * RAID, SAN and NAS systems. * Implementation of VoIP telephony systems. * Virtualization systems (for production systems, development and testing). * Remote backup systems. * Monitoring systems. * Control, preventive analysis and resolution of faults in networks. * Installing and configuring high availability clusters. Consultancy: ========== My main goal is to provide a work environment based on trust, integrity and transparency, in order to become your strategic partner to help you realize your projects. My experience in the field of free/open source technologies allows me to offer a wide range of consulting services for your business, which include audit and analysis of systems, applications and networks, migration to free and open source systems, and systems integration, among others. * Migrating to free and open source systems. * Network analysis. * Security analysis. * Configuring applications. * Systems integration.

    $36.67 /hr
    38 hours
    4.92
  4. Vasily S.

    Vasily S.

    Project Manager with development and system administration skills

    Russia - Last active: 12/11/2010 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I'm IT geek and from 2004 I developed a huge amount of various software products and services. Most of all I'm experienced in Product and Project Management, Ruby and Ruby on Rails development and Linux administration. If you need a man to solve tough technical or architectural problems you are welcome.

    $50.00 /hr
    14 hours
    5.00
  5. Dmitry Gorlov

    Dmitry Gorlov

    Linux Admin / Oracle certified professional

    Russia - Last active: 22 hours ago - 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. http://krasitel.blogspot.com

    $20.00 /hr
    392 hours
    5.00
  6. Pavels J.

    Pavels J.

    Highly skilled C/C++/Linux server-side developer

    Spain - Last active: 6 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    Highly skilled C / C++ / Python server-side developer, with over 12 years experience. My area of interests is in developing high-available, multi-threaded, high-performance Linux network applications. I'm the lead developer, maintainer and the active participant of several popular OpenSource projects.

    $60.00 /hr
    2,470 hours
    4.77
  7. Alex Omyshev

    Alex Omyshev

    Python/Django/Javascript Web Developer/System Administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 12/14/2014 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    5+ years experience as a Python developer and System Administrator. Languages/Technologies: Python, Javascript, jQuery, AJAX, HTML5, CSS3, C Web servers/frameworks: Apache, Nginx, Tornado, Django; Advanced in database administration tasks including an installation, configuration, performance tuning: PostgreSQL, MySQL, Percona, MSSQL, SQLite. Replication configuration; Strong experience of writing SQL queries of varying complexity; Writing a different scripts on python such as: automation some actions on servers, tests, backup systems, web - server behavior analyzer, log parser, etc.); Working with version control systems such as: Subversion, Git; Administering servers running with both OS Linux/Unix and Windows.

    $16.67 /hr
    7 hours
    4.96
  8. Nikolay Popov

    Nikolay Popov Agency Contractor

    Network Administrator

    Ukraine - Last active: 18 days ago - 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

    $22.22 /hr
    13 hours
    5.00
  9. Kervin Pierre Agency Contractor

    Enterprise System Management and Development

    Saint Lucia - Last active: 11/11/2013 - Tests: 1

    Software / Technology Consultant specializing in Startup Businesses. * Over 10 years experience developing software solutions for a wide range of businesses and technologies * Small to medium size business intranet web applications and ERP Solutions. Software built with PHP, DJango, and ASP.Net. * System Performance and Availability Optimization. * IT Policy/Strategy development and documentation * Public Cloud DevOps and SysOps. Amazon AWS, Rackspace and Google Compute. * List of successful projects with Fortune 100 firms as well.

    Associated with: SLU Dev Inc

    $49.00 /hr
    61 hours
    5.00