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Hayden J. | Elance
 
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Hayden J.

Linux|LAMP|AWS|Nginx|Varnish|Wordpress|PHP|MySQL
   Antigua And Barbuda
  |   St. Johns, ANU

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $75

Extensive experience in designing scalable & highly available services with Linux, including 10+ years working with freelance clients and corporate employers on Linux and Windows administration projects.

Frequent jobs include website migration, website optimization (Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla, Magento), Apache tuning, NGINX setup, MySQL performance and optimizing PHP for speed. I also have 3+ years of experience with Amazon Web Services - EC2, Cloudfront, S3, Route 53, RDS and SES.

With a strong background in web development I've built my...

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Dec 30, 2013|System Administration|Private|Working
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Portfolio

Upgraded Ubuntu server from EOL non-supported version, upgraded MySQL, PHP and Apache,...
http://www.knobdeco.com/
http://www.styleblueprint.com/
Fix slow Wordpress website.
http://www.bluecloudsolutions.com
Hawaiianbeachrentals.com has the largest collection of Hawaii vacation rentals online....
http://www.hawaiianbeachrentals.com/
Nginx, Apache, PHP, MySQL, cache and indexing optimization
http://www.partcatalog.com/
Website migration to Amazon EC2 and wordpress speed optimization. I setup Amazon's...
http://ethicalfoods.com/
Server Administration of several web servers. Apache, Nginx, MySQL, MediaWiki,...
Client requested clean install of LAMP on new VPS. I performed install as well as...
http://ziperall.se/
Moved client's web server with many IIS powered websites into Amazon's cloud. Launched...
http://www.icanhire.com
Increase site speed by 300% / reduced server load / installed and configured NGINX.
http://www.sovereignman.com/
Stillen is an old well know auto parts company that I've even purchased from a few year...
http://www.stillen.com/
Migrated from shared hosting to tuned Amazon Web Services EC2 AMI.
https://www.lovelastchance.org/
I setup a local backup as well as created an automated nightly backup task to remotely...
http://www.cdispatch.com
Accessed this very overloaded web server via SSH and a few hours later I got the site...
http://www.trevorbrennanrugbytours.com
Helped client tune LAMP including working with RackSpace and then helping the redeuce...
http://www.photographytalk.com/
Compilied a minimalist install of PHP 5.4 for CLI usage only. Removed unnecessary bloat...
http://huntsolutions.com/
Tuning performed to improve loading speed of heavy java as well as made design...
http://p-town.se/
Website powered by BigCommerce which to date has very poor setup for integrating a CDN....
http://www.rxwhey.com/
Migration of Appclover.com and 28 app stores/websites to single VPS.
http://appclover.com/
Client had two high-performance web servers (web & DB separated) however, Magento's...
http://robertstoolandsupply.com/
Suggested migrating of store from HostGator to better host. Performed tuning of Apache,...
http://theknottery.com
Linux Server Ec2 setup, centos with NGINX, php 5, MySQL 5 and IP.Board. Tuned for speed...
http://altenergyshift.com
vbulletin install powered by php, mysql and performance tuning for high traffic.
http://pinstack.com
Server setup and maintenance
http://coolvibe.com
html, php, mysql IIS6
http://purehonda.com

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Service Description

-- Linux server administration, troubleshooting, performance & upgrades.
-- LAMP speed optimization
-- Website optimization
-- Wordpress speed optimization
-- Drupal speed optimization
-- Joomla speed optimization
-- Magento speed optimization
-- Google page speed, site speed and web server performance tuneup
-- Amazon Web Services (EC2, Cloudfront, S3, SES, RDS, Route 53)
-- Apache install, upgrades, troubleshooting and performance optimization
-- Nginx install, upgrades, troubleshooting and performance optimization
-- MySQL install, upgrades, performance troubleshooting and performance optimization
-- PHP install, upgrades, performance troubleshooting and performance optimization
-- MySQL database replication
-- Remote backups via crontab.
-- cPanel, Plesk
-- Website migration
-- Varnish setup and tuning
-- Windows Server Administration (2003/8). Including IIS6/7
-- Rackspace, CloudFlare, MaxCDN, Mediatemple, etc

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Employment

Cable & Wireless
Network Technician
2004 - 2007
ISP (Antigua) in charge of internet traffic routing and distribution locally and to other neighboring islands. My responsibilities included corporate and private technical support (routers,...
Antigua Wireless Ventures (AT&T Wireless/Digicel)
Desktop Support & Server Admin
2002 - 2005
Employed under the name Cingular till renamed AT&T Wireless and the Caribbean operations was acquired by Digicel. Desktop support for CSRs at multiple store locations, responsible for maintaining...
Free Trade & Processing Zone
Webmaster & Web Developer
2001 - 2002
Created and/or maintained websites for the Free Trade & Processing Zone & ABIIT (Antigua & Barbuda International Institute of Technology).
Antigua Sun Newspaper
Web Developer
2000 - 2001
Hired to deploy an online version of the daily newspaper and to afterwards handover maintenance by setting up a back-end easy enough that it could be maintained staff.
Antigua Computer Technology
IT Technician
1998 - 1999
Technology Provider offering solutions in technology, internet, support, networking, and computer services. Computer software troubleshooting and hardware replacements/repair. Out-calls for...

Education

McGraw-Hill National Radio Institute (NRI)
Certified Web Developer
1997 - 1999

Keywords

Linux
Wordpress
Amazon Web Services
LAMP
Apache
MySQL
PHP
nginx
optimization
speed
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