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@jthoma
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Member since October, 2010
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jthoma 

Started my career as a professional coder with the first project in dBase in 1987, and there was a career twist towards the end of 1989. Through 1997 I was more or less in the publishing industry and has worked in Alfajr UAE with the National Pink Pages and Oil and Gas Directory. Again a career twist took me through computer assembling, software, and trouble shooting. And towards 1998 got introduced to linux, system administration and by 2000 was into supporting cyber cafes to use linux on servers. Then again dropped into doing free lance jobs on freelance sites
$25 USD/hr
200 Reviews
6.5
  • 87%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 99%On Time
  • 31%Repeat Hire Rate

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Experience

Self

Sep 1987

All my life I have been on my own, and have done more or less a lot in php, linux, mysql and recently on the AWS platform.

Education

DIETE

1987 - 1994 (7 years)

Certifications

MCSE (1997)

Microsoft

MCSE in Windows NT

Publications

Cacti and rrdtool - a boon to the SysAdmins

The article is technical, and explains methods to configure cacti such that machines behind firewall could be monitored using http and php agent.

MySQL vs MsSQL - comparisons never end

The differences and inconsistencies - some may have different opinion - between the two RDBMS which I had to face when porting application from one to another.

Exams

  • MySQL Level 1
    93%
  • PHP5 1
    88%
  • AWS
    85%
  • AJAX Programming
    85%
  • WordPress
    88%
  • PHP Level 1
    80%
  • Shell Script
    83%
  • HTML Level 2
    75%
  • UK English 1
    80%
  • jQuery 2
    83%
  • JavaScript Level 1
    83%
  • Subversion 1
    85%
  • US English Level 1
    88%
  • Numeracy 1
    85%
  • Unix Level 2
    78%

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