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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 oDesk, 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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Linux System Administration Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of oDesk Linux System Administration projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Linux System Administration Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 638 Linux System Administration projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Time to Complete oDesk Linux System Administration Jobs

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Average Linux System Administration Freelancer Feedback Score

Linux System Administration oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

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Dan C.

Dan C.

Expert PHP/JavaScript developer & AWS solutions ar...

Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 2

I am a full stack software engineer specialized in building PHP / JavaScript based web applications. I'm also focused on cloud computing, more specifically on AWS (Amazon Web Services). In my experience in software development, I have played a key role in planning, architecting, building, releasing & maintaining software products. In 2012, I cofounded Sitedity, a start-up based in Brasov, Romania that provides a website creation platform for small businesses and individuals (SaaS). Here are some of the technologies that I'm focusing on: PHP / JavaScript / CoffeeScript / HTML5 / CSS3 / RDBMSs (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, etc.) / NoSQL DBs (Redis, MongoDB, etc.) AWS / EC2 / S3 / CloudFront / DynamoDB / SimpleDB / RDS / CloudFormation

$60.00 /hr
1,086 hours
5.00
Igor Crnković

Igor Crnković

Web map Javascript and Python developer

Croatia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

CEO of Candela-IT, company specialized in development of customized webGIS solutions. We prefer working with open source technologies like Python, Django/GeoDjango, PostgreSQL/PostGIS, Mapserver, Mapnik, OpenLayers, Leaflet, Backbone, jQuery, D3, Raphael, QGis (Quantum GIS) and so on. We also offer consulting services in all phases of the entire webGIS project life-cycle.

$66.67 /hr
505 hours
4.99
Bogdan B.

Bogdan B.

Linux System Administrator / DevOps

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

- 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
248 hours
5.00
Sergey L.

Sergey L.

Corona SDK, iOS, Android Game Developer

Russia - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 12

Expert in Lua and Corona SDK. Developing for 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, PHP. Expert in networking: TCP, UDP, HTTP, REST, JSON, etc... Expert in Linux based OS (prefer Ubuntu Server). Advanced skills in Photoshop and Pixelmator. My website - http://spiralcodestudio.com/

Groups: Corona Labs
$55.56 /hr
658 hours
5.00
Ivan T.

Ivan T.

Ruby / Rails Architect w/ scaling exp. 8 yrs, 12k...

Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Independent full-stack developer / technical architect skilled in: * Ruby / Ruby on Rails (from edge to legacy) * Scalable, decentralized (modular) applications architecture * Databases: relational (PostgreSQL, MySQL), NoSQL (Redis, Riak, MongoDB, Neo4j), big-data-specific (Google BigQuery, Amazon Redshift) * Background jobs processing: Sidekiq, Resque, delayed_job * Message queuing: RabbitMQ (AMQP) * Client-side tech (HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript [native / AngularJS]) * RESTful APIs implementation, integration with any third-party APIs, data harvesting from sites which do not provide an API * Social media integration (authentication, querying, publishing): Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and more * Process: TDD/BDD with RSpec, Cucumber, Capybara, Zeus, Guard * Rails applications deploy, monitoring, maintenance: Heroku, Amazon EC2, Linode, Heroku) * Amazon Web Services infrastructure: EC2, S3, Glacier, Redshift,.. * Version control systems: svn, git (with GitFlow, GitHub Flow workflows) As a back-end technical architect / developer, I can develop scalable and stable multi-node server-side applications and also can evaluate your Ruby/Rails application and make suggestions on possible optimizations / refactoring / adopting best practices. As a team lead, I can divide, regroup, prioritize and delegate tasks to developers, consult developers on best practices, ensure high overal quality of software product. I like challenges, have solid skills of problem solving, do not require supervision to successfully perform my duties. Dependability is also one of my key strenghts (never left my work half-done / half-functioning). If my current rate fits your project's budget, contact me to discuss technical and other aspects — I'm looking forward to it.

$100.00 /hr
12,753 hours
5.00
Alex Fortuna

Alex Fortuna

Senior Ruby on Rails Developer / Development Consu...

Russia - Last active: 1 month 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
2,460 hours
4.64
Vedran J.

Vedran J.

Linux Administrator, AWS, Nginx, Ubuntu, CentOS, E...

Croatia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9

8+ years of experience in: ** LAMP/LEMP(Nginx) administration and server hardening (Ubuntu, Debian, Centos,RHEL,HAProxy, Ruby/Thin deployment DevOps, Python/Django deployment DevOps,Nagios, fail2ban..) ** Amazon web services - AWS (EC2, VPC, RDS, S3, Route53, Cloudfront, Elastic Load Balancer, AutoScaleing, etc..) ** Nginx rewrites ** Google pagespeed ** Linux troubleshooting ** VPS providers: Linode, Rackspace, Amazon(AWS), MediaTemple, HostGator, Cloudflare, MaxCDN, CloudFront, NameCheap, GoDaddy, DigitalOcean, EC2, Bluehost ** Parallels Plesk ** Odoo/OpenERP installation ** VPS administration ** AWS EC2 administration ** VMware vSphere ** NewRelic ** fail2ban ** HAProxy ** keepalived, vrrp ** Nagios monitoring ** Elastic Load Balancer ** LINUX deployment and migration ** Rackspace Cloud Services ** Ruby on Rails app deployment ** Python - Djengo app deployment ** CPANEL, PLESK, WEBMIN, SHELL/SSH administration ** proftpd, pure-ftpd, pure ftp ** DNS, BIND, PowerDNS ** SSL certificates ** Site migration ** Network troubleshooting ** CSF firewall ** VPN ** Cisco, Mikrotik, Juniper Networks, Extreme Networks.. ** Linux PENTAHO deployment ** Squid, AiCache, AiScaler ** CVE-2014-0160 - OpenSSL Heartbleed patching. EXPERIENCE: Knowledge in Linux networking and service management, such as APACHE server, Nginx, LAMP, LEMP, LNMP, MYSQL, POSTGRESQL, tcpdump, haproxy, WIRESHARK, tshark, URL rewrite. Eight years of first hand experience in network and linux administration, support and Core Network design in Telecom environment. Excellent knowledge of various tasks such as: routing, BGP, VPN, Layer 3 networking(Routing), Layer 2 networking (LAN switching), VLAN, OSPF, RIP, network and packet troubleshooting. Working experience with various network equipment such as: Cisco, Juniper Networks, Extreme Networks, HP networking, MikroTik RouterOS, Ericsson OSS, Redback Networks and so on.. Experience with various providers such as: -AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS, EC2..) -RACKSPACE -HOSTGATOR -GoDaddy -MediaTemple -Cloudflare -NameCheap -LINODE -QuickWeb -HAProxy -etc.. -WHMCS RESELLER setup and migration on project or permanent basis. Including DNS, EMAIL, WORDPRESS migration -CPANEL, PLESK, WEBMIN, H-sphere, SHELL administration -SSL certificates Also available for packet and network congestion inspection. Having problems with BGP load balancing in multihome environment, need help or advice, contact me! :) Dedicated SERVICE MONITORING on own server with escalation on your own mail address

Groups: LoginRadius
$49.50 /hr
2,818 hours
4.92
Alexander Shcheblikin

Alexander Shcheblikin

Linux, UNIX & AWS Expert Administrator

Ukraine - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

* 17 years in UNIX world * Security-minded * Administrator & Developer for complex projects involving automation, integration, data mining * Attentive to details * Ensuring reliable & secure systems operation and effective consulting & coaching * Protection against Spam & other unsolicited communications in email, web and VoIP * Building effective web-presence assets (5+ years in Web/SEO)

$40.00 /hr
89 hours
4.92
Alper OKUTGAN

Alper OKUTGAN

Professional PHP Developer and Web Scraper

Turkey - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 33

Top-notch web scraping expert using PHP/cURL, having scraped hundreds of sites with millions records. Always deliver perfect quality with quick turnaround. Crunchbase, Twitter, oGame, Washington EDU, Craigslist and Yipit are just a few examples. My major expertise is Web crawling, data minning, Wordpress plugin and theme development with PHP/MySQL. I have a degree in Computer System & Engineering and have 14 years experience coding. I am interested in solving complex challenges, difficult problem solving, and learning to enhance my programming skills. I have been working in the hosting industry (Hostgator, GoDaddy, Bluehost) for more than 8 years and highly experienced using hosting software such as WHM/CPanel/Plesk/Virtuozzo/Webmin/Virtualmin. Technical background; I began programming on C64s with QBasic language in the 1990s. Following graduation, I developed various programs with Borland Delphi for computing hardware faculty from 2000s, and I am still programming for RS232 / OBDII. I professionally created various web development projects with PHP and Perl languages since 2002. I began working with Linux and FreeBSD in 2003 and I have been working as an admin for various servers like Debian and Ubuntu operating systems since 2005. I have founded to BACOMputer, which my first company on 2005, and I am still working as a software developer for my own company. I have created almost 250 web sites which are hosted in my re-seller account, and I can provide web hosting services also. You may easily reach some of website samples in my portfolio. I began working with clients through oDesk since 2009, and I have successfully completed many contracts between 2010 - 2014. The subjects of my recently works; ° Web scrapping / mail scrapping with PHP/cURL. My PHP codes also can be run as standalone programs on the linux shell and/or with crontab. ° OpenVPN authentication systems ° Creating Wordpress plugins and themes. HTML to Wordpress. ° PHP-MySQL works / Admin Panels. ° Delphi or PHP based text file conversion programs. * OPEN-WRT Linux distributions. ° Hosting services and transfers. ° Malware code cleaning on the sites and servers. (I have developed my own tools for finding malicious codes and infected files as quickly and efficiently) ° Decompiling/Tracing Flash applications/games. ° Radio, Audio stream program installations and configurations. Shoutcast, Icecast and Flashcast solutions. ° Software installation on Linux. Ftp servers, Apache, Nginx, PHP and MySQL installations/configurations. ° jQuery and resolving jQuery issues and conflicts. ° JWplayer, Flowplayer video player installations and delayed messages/auto redirecting projects ° Lightbox, Greybox, Laytbox and other jQuery (auto) popup solutions. ° .htaccess works (Mass redirections, SEO based links, permalinks)

$45.00 /hr
1,470 hours
4.99
Andrey E.

Andrey E.

Web Scraping Expert and PHP Web Developer

Russia - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 12

I'm web scraping expert/full stack developer with 7+ years of commercial experience. I'm good problem solver holding M.S. in maths and computer science. Today I'm offering webscraping/php/javascript services as a freelancer. My main skills: • Web scraping, parsing, automation, data processing • Simplehtmldom, Goutte, Symfony Browser Kit, Cheerio, CasperJS, Regular Expressions, Xpath • PHP, JavaScript, Java, NodeJS, PhantomJS, LUA • HTML5, CSS3, LESS, Bootstrap Framework • MySQL, MongoDB, Redis • Memcached, ZeroMQ, ReactPHP • SocketIO, Websockets • REST, SOAP, XML, JSON • Matlab, Wolfram Mathematica • Jquery, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, RequireJS • Prestashop, OpenCart • Experience working with APIs: Ebay, Spotify, Amazon AWS, Amazon MWS, Flickr, Facebook Graph, Vk.com, GitHub, Instagram and several others • Git, SVN • Apache, Nginx, Curl • Amazon AWS • Linux, Vagrant • Understanding of OOP principles and software design patterns • Teamwork experience My github account is https://github.com/256cats My blog: http://256cats.com/ Over the years I’ve developed a lot of web scrapers of different complexity mostly using PHP (simplehtmldom, browserkit) and NodeJS/PhantomJS (casperjs). Some were simple regex-based and others were complex distributed systems with multiple proxies and Amazon AWS support. Also I developed a wide range of websites using PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS and MySQL including several e-commerce websites (+ Prestashop, Opencart). I built sites both from scratch and using frameworks, developed custom modules and extended existing ones for my clients. I have experience in PHP/MySQL performance tuning. Last two years I was working as MMO game (Clash of Clans/Heroes of Might and Magic-like mechanics) logic/backend developer. I’ve implemented distributed message queues, realtime leaderboards with Redis, Mysql, PHP. Developed battle-related algorithms (game unit classes, attack/defend, shortest path, quadtree). Then I’ve done some frontend development, e.g. – developed embeddable javascript classifieds widget and fitness/health single page web application with realtime updates/notifications (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Jquery, Knockout.js, MomentJS, REST, AJAX, Socket.io).

$39.90 /hr
146 hours
4.98