Fully optimized server appliance / LAMP stack with Magento

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Hello all,\r\n\r\nI'm looking for a fast, reliable freelancer with great knowledge of Linux server optimization AND Magento load reduction.\r\n\r\nTarget is:\r\n- to have an ISO to install on a VPS with an optimized Linux and Magento running in a week! \r\n- The server has to be able to handle at least 50 concurrent Users\r\n- If a load limit is reached, further users have to be presented a "waiting" page.\r\n\r\nIn detail the following steps are required:\r\n\r\n1.\r\n- setup a virtual machine with a general LAMP Stack (preferred is Ubuntu due to own knowledge, let me know if you have arguments for another/better choice)\r\n- setup general Magento Community Edition 1.8 with the Sample Data from Magento\r\n- make some first load testing to compare your gain during your optimization work\r\n- count the Google PageSpeed and save the analyzis\r\n\r\n2.\r\n- optimize the LAMP Stack (eg APC, Varnish, ModPagespeed, MaxClients, ...)\r\n- optimize Magento (eg .htaccess, fooman speedster, ...)\r\n\r\n3.\r\n- make another load testing after the whole optimization to show the system limits (must reach the requirements)\r\n- convert the virtual machine to an iso (eg as shown here: http://www.turnkeylinux.org/blog/convert-vm-iso )\r\n\r\n4.\r\n- define a hardware requirement (CPU and RAM), of course as low as possible\r\n- document every step you make to reproduce! (detailed with commands and why you did it)\r\n- keep me up to date with your progress\r\n\r\n\r\nThe whole stack must be available on Monday 22.10.2013\r\n\r\nLet me know if any of the requirements or the due date is not achievable.\r\n\r\nI know it's a difficult project, but I'll pay reasonable. Let me know your bids.\r\n\r\nRegards\r\nCedric

Hours of work: Unspecified Project Duration: < 1 week Skills required:
Linux, Magento, MySQL, PHP, Script Install
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