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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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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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Average Linux System Administration Freelancer Feedback Score

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

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Sergey Podushkin

Sergey Podushkin

RHEL/CentOS/Fedora/Deb System administrator/Web de...

Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 3

I am system operator/programmer/administrator since 1985. Focusing on Linux adminstering since 1995 with various distros, like Slackware, RedHat Linux, ASPLinux, Fedora. Have skills with shell-scripting, PHP and Python. I have developed a number of web-based systems for internet and intranet using DHTML, Python, PHP and PostgreSQL, have a good experience in SQL, PL/PgSQL, JavaScript/Ajax. Have an equivalent of Bachelors Degree in mathematics (applied system analysis and statistics). Have experience in deployment of RedHat Cluster Suite solutions, xen and kvm-based virtualization (including live migration), deployment automation with cobbler/koan, custom distribution and LiveCD building.

$27.78 /hr
3,556 hours
5.00
Nitesh J.

Nitesh J.

Server Administrator : Linux / Windows

India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

Over 3+ Years Experience in Server management and Security, WHM Hardening, Live Server Migrations, Critical Troubleshooting, Linux and Windows Server Installation and Configuration, Main area of experience has been in the capacity of a Linux/Unix Technical Support Engineer, assisting project delivery of various sizes. Expertise in the Linux Server Administration, Server hardening and server security, Google Cloud, C-Panel/WHM, Direct Admin,ISPConfig, Plesk Panel, Apache/Litespeed, Nginx, MySQL, basic PHP, Exim, DNS. Linux Shared/Dedicated/VPS (Virtuozzo, Hyper-v) server setup, administration and troubleshooting. Server and application security hardening using Firewall, malware/antivirus tools and other technologies. Backup Management operations and monitoring(Nagios), Backup taken using Rsync, and tar, applications. Installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of Apache Web servers,Nginx, Database servers, DNS server, Mail servers (Send Mail, Exims) related problems. Troubleshooting common web server/emails/scripting Linux server and network/Internet connections related problems. Configured and Maintaining Joomla, WordPress, Drupal, and Magento services as per client requirements.

$17.78 /hr
604 hours
4.88
Stefan K.

Stefan K.

Laravel/Codeigniter/Bootstrap/HTML5/PHP/Sphinx/myS...

Bulgaria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

I never bid on projects if I am not sure on 100% that I am capable of successfully finishing the task! This is rule number one for me... I am making web applications for more then 12 years using this skill set: PHP5 following MVC pattern with Laravel and Phalcon,Codeigniter,Kohana MySQL with experience in scalable projects HTML5 mobile and desktop responsive web sites usually with Bootstrap HTML5 advanced canvas animations HTML5 online tools,builders Javascript and a lot of JS existing libs (jQuery,UI jQuery,Angularjs,Requirejs,mootools,Raphael,Kinetic,prototype,backbone...and a lot more) Node.js with Express.js API - experience with both implementation and creation of different API services shell libs like ffmpg,imagick etc... Search engine Sphinx full LAMP stack experience Amazon aws ec2 Git =================== In the last year I am working exclusively in Real Estate branch - Rets to IDX API and any kind of custom systems on that subject...

$30.00 /hr
2,655 hours
4.96
Aleksey K.

Aleksey K.

C#/C++/SQL developer, software engineer

Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

Having overall 14 years of working experience in IT area. Developed desktop applications as well as web-sites. Expertise: C/C++, C#, Red hat Linux, SUSE Linux, Windows XP/2003, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL 2005/2008, Qt, .NET, OOP, version control tools, Distributed and Client-Server Application, automatic control systems, technical diagnostics systems, data acquisition, outsourcing, neural networks, artificial intellect, algorithms design have diverse experience in IT, project management, effective problems solving, prefer to propose and implement universal solutions instead of quick hot fixes (hacks) as universal approaches rises programs quality, improves its properties, saves time for maintenance in long term perspective.

$36.00 /hr
4,519 hours
5.00
Boian M.

Boian M.

16yr exp - Linux Systems Architect / ISP / IT Cons...

Bulgaria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

* gathering customer's requirements (type of applications deployed) * specifying hardware * deploying (software and hardware installation, including in data centers) * technical writing on cloud-computing topics, security, High-availability, clusters and others * monitoring / profiling * management * architecture audits * virtual infrastructures based on KVM / OpenVZ / VMware / XEN / Sun Ray + Virtualbox * Fully-virtualized and HA architectures deployment (Proxmox, ESX, OpenStack) and network virtualization (Neutron); * network solutions based on Brocade / Cisco / HP / Mikrotik products * full internet provider development * providing adequate documentation in each stage (doc/pdf/Visio) of Linux/UNIX based systems, also managing small IT teams, looking for new challenging projects. * BIND, djbdns, mydns, ndns based DNS architectures; * Qmail / Exim / Postfix-based mail systems; * Websystems to include Apache / MySQL / PostgreSQL / PHP / Perl configurations; * Rails solutions; * Complete webhosting managment - Cpanel/WHCMS /Plesk etc.; * Backup solutions (EMC Retrospect, Open source solutions - Bacula, Amanda, ZRM etc.); * Cloud computing IAAS and PAAS(Amazon EC2, OpenStack) and related ecosystems (Ceph); * HA solutions : Pacemaker, Corosync, GlusterFS, MooseFS, DRBD, Ceph * Load testing (jMeter, Tsung, iozone, vdbench, ab, siege); * MySQL - single servers, Master/Slave configurations or Master/Master; * Tomcat/Resin based Java application servers; * Monitoring deployment and administration (Zabbix, Nagios); * Nagios / MRTG / Cacti monitoring and data acquisition; * Design/development and modification of PHP/Ruby/Perl-based web systems; * MVC framework development on Rais / CakePHP / Codeigniter; * Zibra, Zarafa, iRedMail, phplist, google apps, Also extensive experience in deployment and management of server configurations in data centers.

$44.44 /hr
6,110 hours
4.97
Sergiy R.

Sergiy R.

Linux System Administrator

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

I am an experienced System Administrator with a wide range of skills, including Linux servers administration, LAMP stack setup, OpenVZ and KVM virtualization, configuring services, working with version control systems and writing system maintenance scripts. I have a hands-on experience with Linux, including Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat, Gentoo and Debian distributions. I am able to code in OCaml, C, C++, Ruby (including Ruby on Rails), Bash/Zsh and read Java, Python, Haskell, Perl and Common Lisp programs. My most important virtues are: extreme responsibility, easy communication and attention to details.

$22.22 /hr
395 hours
5.00
Stanislav Stoyanov

Stanislav Stoyanov

Head System administrator

Bulgaria - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1

Over the last 8 years, I am working with a Web Hosting Industry, where I had to handle issues on our large shared infrastructure, VPS containers, and dedicated servers, account transfers and etc. Has excellent knowledge of cPanel/WHM web hosting platforms. - Linux - RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian - AWS/EC2/RDS/AutoScaling/Load Balancers and etc.. amazon AWS services - Installing, configuring and maintaining services such as: Apache(LAMP), MySQL, cPanel/WHM, Postgres, exim, dovecot, courrier, pure-ftpd, BIND, ffmpeg and etc. - Control panels: cPanel, Webmin - Very good expiriance with hardware upgrades, accounts/applications transfers without or with minimal downtime. - Ability to debug and troubleshoot scripting languages such as Bash, PHP, and Perl. - Server configuration to be PCI Compliant. - Data failure monitoring and recoveries, HDD/DBs failures monitoring and recovery with minimal downtime or without downtime. - MySQL InnoDB engine recovery. - Backup solutions. - Load balancing, service optimizing, upgrades and security. - Datastores - MySQL, PostgreSQL, Memcached, Varnish, r1Soft - Monitoring - Nagios & Inhouse build monitoring system - CMS systems: Wordpress, Joomla, Magento, Prestashop, WHMCS Web development: - CMS development - Website design - PSD to HTML/CSS/JS ... - Website technical SEO analyze, reports and fix I accept only projects that meet my experience ! And note that cheap services are paid more expensive !!! Cheers!

$35.00 /hr
15 hours
5.00
Dmitry G.

Dmitry G.

Senior Python/Django Expert, Full MEAN Stack Devel...

Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

Here is a Python/Django and MEAN Stack expert. I am a senior web developer who works primarily in Python/Django and MEAN(Mongodb, Express, Angular, Node). And I am also a full-stack engineer, having administered operating systems and networks for so many years. My recent interest are web-developement and Python (namely with Django) / MEAN Stack. I've been working as a professional Python/Django developer since 2006, although my career in IT begain in 2001. Since 2006, I have gained a great knowledge of django/node.js framework and good practices implementing them on my many websites during last 8 years. My objective is helping new companies build nice websites which are both easy to administrate and fast in speed (Python Optimization). I use Django/Node.js Framework for creating complex/user friendly/attractive websites that scale well, follow the best practices (MVC and other programming patterns) and SEO optimized. Another field of my work is proper setup of web hosting servers. I am very proficient with Debian/Fedora based operating systems and experienced in tuning web servers for performance and installing required components remotely: the LAMP stack (latest Apache, MySQL, PHP) and compiling software that is unavailable as rpm packages. My major skills Python(2.x, 3.x)/Django(1.3, 1,4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8)/Scrapy MongoDB/Express/Angular/Node.js (MEAN stack developer) Git/BitBucket/Heroku/Tortoise SVN Linux Server Administration/Web Hosting Management Hope a long term relationship.

$30.00 /hr
600 hours
5.00
Roman B.

Roman B.

Experienced Web server and Unix system adminstrato...

Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5

I am a highly experienced Web and Linux System Adminnistrator. I've been working for 14 years effectively on my choosen fields. My expertise includes: Unix system administration, Web server administration, configuring, performance tuning, website and server migration, maintenance, quick problem diagnosing, server/service backup plan developing, integrating and monitoring. I am working into the following technologies: Linux: Debian, Ubuntu, Centos, other RedHat variants Server management: Plesk, CPanel, WHM Web Server: nginx, apache Application server: php-fpm Database: mysql, MariaDB, mysql replication Caching: memcache, nginx cache, frameworks caching extensions Virtualization: vserver, openVZ, lxc, KVM, VMWare, ProxMox Montoring: pinba, Zabbix, AppDynamics Database Monitoring. Backup: R1Soft Idera Server Backup, rdiff-backup, duply, custom written scripts in bash/python Web frameworks/CMS: Wordpress, Drupal, symfony, CakePHP Audio/video streaming: shoutcast, icecast, Wowza, rtmp Linux tuning: sysctl, iptables, ... Coding scripts: shell/bash, python Delphi and Assembler coding skills, Windows desktop program writing skills. WinAPI knowledge. Reverse engineering skills: x86-64, Motorola 68HC12 family, PowerPC, Siemens C166 family, Java/Android decompilation.

$20.00 /hr
195 hours
5.00
Yuliy Dimitrov

Yuliy Dimitrov

Self motivated Linux Admin

Bulgaria - Last active: less than one minute ago - Tests: 1

Self-motivated Linux and Unix-like systems admin, with experience in web based services and startups. Designing, redesigning and customisation of services to fit exactly to current needs. Ready to work on-call in different time zones. With huge desire to work with proffessional teams supporting free software and its values. Ready to share knowledge with newbies and learn from old professionals. - Linux Administration experience - 2+ years - Programming experience 3 years - IT experience - 5+ years

$20.00 /hr
53 hours
5.00