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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

Time needed to complete a Linux System Administration project on oDesk.

Average Linux System Administration Freelancer Feedback Score

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

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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
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
12,748 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
Victor V.

Victor V.

Java/J2EE/ SQL / Software Architect/ Sencha Extjs...

Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

✔ Java, J2EE, Spring (MVC/Security/Rest), JSF, Hibernate, Hibernate Search(Lucene), JSP, JSTL, Apache Tomcat ✔ MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL ✔ Javascript, AngularJS, doT.js, Sencha(Extjs 4.x), jQuery ✔ HTML5, CSS3 ✔ SVN, GIT I'm an experienced Java programmer with solid principles in programming, architecture and code quality. Working in web development for over 7 years I gained considerable experience in building business solutions using such languages as Java, Javascript(ExtJs, JQuery), SQL, Bash-scripting, HTML5, CSS3. Over the last four years I have been working for such companies as "Firejack Technologies", "Bank of America", "Millenial Media" etc, so i gained considerable experience in the designing of web applications architecture. I like to learn new technologies, frameworks etc, so research projects will be also interested for me.

$35.00 /hr
5,969 hours
5.00
Minh N.

Minh N.

Linux Admin / Freelaner SystemAdmin /AWS Ec2/ Ngin...

Vietnam - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

I have been Server Admin and Web Developer for over 10 years, I worked with many top-rated websites all over the world. I am expert with LEMP and LAMP system, very good at speeding up servers and sites. For some personal reasons, I MOVED back to Vietnam. I am also working at Elance and Freelancer. If you need references, please don't hesitate to contact me. http://vincosolution.com/ My Blog: http://blog.vincosolution.com/ My Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=204192625 Security Portfolio: http://goo.gl/75iNSS http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/author/8194/ http://sangte.blogspot.com/ Hall of Fame: https://www.apachefriends.org/about.html - Linux maintaince/troubleshooting (RHEL, Centos, Debian, Ubuntu, FreeBSD, gentoo, Mac OS X Server) - Windows Maintaince / Troubletshooting (Windows Server 2003-2012, Hyper-V, Lync, SharePoint Server 2010-2013) - Virtualization: (Vmware Esxi 5.x, Openvz, Virtuozzo, Xen, KVM, Vserver) - Cloud hosting (Amazon EC2, AWS, S3, RDS, simple Cache) - Networking (dhcp, DNS:powerdns/bind/named, vpn: openvpn/pptp, firewalls: iptables/ipfw, qos, proxies, tcpdump) - Web servers (apache, nginx, lighttpd, tomcat, ssl installation and troubleshooting) - Caching ( apc/xcache/memcached/varnish/nginx) - Load Balancer (Nginx/Haproxy/Hardware LB) - Mail servers (exim, postfix, qmail, antispam/ antivirus: clamav/spamassassin/amavis, courier, dovecot) - Bulk marketing (Dkim, spf, high speed/inboxing, interspire) - Automation (puppet, perl/shell/awk scripting) - Monitoring (nagios, zabbix, munin) - Hosting Control Panels (Cpanel/WHM, Plesk, Directadmin, ISPconfig..). - Mobile Application (Android / iOS / Windows Phone)

$38.89 /hr
1,730 hours
4.86
Andrey E.

Andrey E.

Web Scraping Expert and PHP Web Developer

Russia - Last active: 3 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
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
Roman D.

Roman D.

Server Administrator, Virtualization, Networking -...

Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 1

My objective is to bring excellent client satisfaction, providing quality and professional work. I am an IT Engineer with bachelor degree. I'm also an experienced Linux Server Administrator, areas of my expertise are: *Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist *Windows family Operating Systems (administration, configuration, audit, optimization) *Rights Management System for Active Directory (installing, configuring) *Linux - CentOS, RedHat, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo (administration, configuration, audit, optimization) *Webhosting Administration (cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin) *Amazon AWS setup using RightScale.com or Amazon tools *Apache (installation, configuration, optimization) *Network administration (CCNA certified) *MySQL (installation, configuration, optimization) *Subversion systems - SVN, Perforce (instalaltion, configuration) *Atlassian JAVA applications - Jira, Confluence, etc. (installing and configuring) *SMS Gateway (Kannel, PlaySMS) *Mail programs (Exim, Postfix, Qmail, dovecot, ssmtp) *Webprogramming knowledge: PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript *System Backup and Restore automatization *System Services Monitoring automatization *Virtualization (VMWare, VirtualBox, HyperVM, OpenVZ, Xen) *Shell Scripting *VPN systems, OpenVPN (installation and configuration) I can figure out fast the problem and find a solution for it. Languages that I speak: Russian and Romanian - native speaker; English - advanced level.

$35.00 /hr
1,649 hours
5.00
Diego Blanco

Diego Blanco

Linux Systems Administrator

Spain - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

I'm an expert in GNU/Linux systems and other UNIX flavors. I have experience in CDN deployment, Cloud Computing, High Availability, Monitoring and Video Transcoding and Streaming. I've been working with GNU/Linux since I was 14, what makes more than 10 years of experience so I have a good background in its evolution, tools and administration. I also use to implement tools in shell script and python and I use to code my applications in python. In the last 6 years I've been working as systems administrator and Integrator for an IPTV company that offers streaming and web services. I directed projects regarding software distribution and upgrades automatization, product deployment architecture design and products monitorization. I co-designed and co-deployed the cloud computing platform for the company, its CDN with High Availability, its telephony system and other projects. I really like to learn new technologies, test its capabilities and see what can they do. I like to meet new people, work with them and share knowledge and opinions.

$33.33 /hr
598 hours
4.91
Alper OKUTGAN

Alper OKUTGAN

Professional PHP Developer and Web Scraper

Turkey - Last active: 6 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