Chris Rivas
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Chris Rivas

Hosting Industry Sr Linux Admin w/ RHCE, RHCVA, MySQL DBA, developer


Austin, United States


For more than ten years I have worked extensively in the software development and hosting industries. I am an expert Linux and Unix system engineer, and can deploy and configure any software stack that is based on Linux for optimal content delivery. I excel at MySQL database design, optimization, and administration. I am a seasoned software developer and have extensive experience with many languages including Java, Python, PHP and Ruby. I also have significant experience with customizing, deploying, and adminstering open source web applications, application frameworks, and application servers. I have worked locally, overseas, and with colleagues and clients overseas ... morevia the internet. If you look at my work history here, you will note that i 'disappeared' in February 2011. Indeed I did disappear, I was in a very bad car accident in Bangkok, Thailand, where I was living at the time, and was nto able to get out of bed or use a phone or computer for roughly a month. I now reside in Austin, TX again full-time I do not disappear typically, my present and previous employers can confirm that if you are hesitant based on feedback from 2011. less

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Work History and Feedback

  • Jan 2011 - Feb 2011

    Debian/Ubuntu Server Expert
    Chris started out great. He was very knowledgeable and solved problem right away. But then he stopped doing work he said he was going to do. And seems to have disappeared. The job wasn't completed.
    2 hours
    $25.00 / hr
    $37.50 earned

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Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
Antispam and Antivirus Test 4.50 2nd Place! 33 mins
Internet Security Test 4.25 Top 10% 38 mins
Apache Server Test (2.0 Family) 4.25 Top 10% 36 mins
Unix Shell Script Test 3.60 Top 30% 39 mins
Unix Test 4.10 Top 20% 28 mins
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version) 4.90 Top 10% 18 mins
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version) 4.90 Top 20% 15 mins

Work History

22 hours worked
5 jobs


More than 30 hrs/week

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