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Member since March, 2013
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Skyline Servers 

Hello and welcome to the profile for Skyline Servers, your server support specialists. We have over two decades of combined linux administration experience and are your one-stop-shop for anything that's stopping you from running your business. We love making websites fly. Skyline Servers has a reputation for taking poorly managed web properties and turning them into lean, mean, traffic serving machines. Check out our reviews here on Freelancer and on RateLobby: We operate out of Chicago, IL, USA and are available 24/7 should an emergency arise. Some of our specialties are: MySQL optimization WordPress optimization/caching Varnish Cache NGINX / Apache optimization and configuration High Availability Tech: * Pacemaker/Heartbeat/GFS2 Clustering * MySQL Clusters * DRBD Synchronized file systems * Load balancing Here is a small sample of the technologies with Operating Systems: GNU Linux (any), Open/FreeBSD Programming: Shell scripting (bash/fish), Expect, Perl, PHP, HTML Services: WWW (Apache, Nginx, LiteSpeed, Lighttpd, load balancing) FTP (Wu-ftpd, Proftpd, Pureftpd, Vsftpd) SMTP (Sendmail, Exim, Postfix, Qmail, Courier, Dovecot ) DNS (Bind, djbdns, unbound, gdnsd) SQL Databases (MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL) Proxy servers (Varnish, Squid, Privoxy, Ratproxy, Haproxy) File sharing (Samba, NFS) Remote administration (SSH, VNC, FreeNX, IPMI, KVM's, Rdesktop, Remote Administrator, etc.) Networking: Access points and switches (3Com, Cisco, Tahoe, Mikrotik) Firewall (iptables, ipchains, pf, ipfw) Security and intrusion detection systems (Snort, Tripwire, Aide, SELinux, Apparmor, risk assessment, hardening, PCI compliance experience, OpenVPN. scripts etc) Misc: LAN, WAN, WiFi, TCP/IP, QOS, DHCP, etc. Web Applications: Open source: cPanel/WHM, Nagios, Cacti, Base, Aanvil, Horde, Roundcube and so on LAN management system developed from scratch (PHP, Perl, SQL, HTML) Smaller applications, management modules (written in PHP, Perl, SQL, HTML) Other: Statistics (MRTG, lstat, Webalizer, RRD, Cacti etc.), Virtualization (KVM, Vmware, Xen, VirtualBox, Virtuozzo/OpenVZ, BSD Jails) Backup systems (R1Soft/Idera, cpbackup, rsync, etc.), Clustering (MOSIX/Beowulf), Heartbeat
$75 USD/hr
48 Reviews
  • 96%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 100%On Time
  • 11%Repeat Hire Rate

Recent Reviews


L1: cPanel Base Certification:Sales (2012)


L1: cPanel Base Certification:Sales

cPanel Base Certification::Technical (2012)


cPanel Base Certification::Technical

Brainbench – Transcript ID# 8074747 (2012)

• Information Technology Security Fundamentals - Scored higher than 98% of all previous takers • Technical Help Desk - Scored higher than 96% of all previous takers • Linux Administration (General) - Scored higher than 93% of all previous takers • Internet Security - Scored higher than 92% of all previous takers • Network Security - Scored higher than 90% of all previous takers • Computer Technical Support - Scored higher than 89% of all previous takers


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  • Unix Level 1
  • DNS and BIND 1
  • MySQL Level 1
  • VPN 1

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