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Servers are a vital component of our communication, data sharing and data transfer systems, and they host services like webmail, websites, cloud storage, communication and utility applications. Maps and other similar systems are kept up and running due to the efforts of server administrators. Server administration is a key function in large organizations which are either in the business of web services or cloud computing. It is also essential in workplaces that have an extensive IT infrastructure for supporting global operations. Many things come in the purview of server administration which includes data backup, software upgrade, data cleanup, security and hardware maintenance. If you require administration services for servers at your workplace, you can hire server administrators from some of the top freelance marketplaces, like Guru.

What Server Administrators Do?

They perform day-to-day maintenance of servers and regularly conduct operations like testing and updating security procedures. They also eliminate disparity between online and backup data banks, and replace faulty hardware systems. They are also responsible for installing software patches, which is a very critical operation as it is supposed to not affect the work of online users. Server admins are ultimate guardians of the user's data. They constantly monitor all systems to ensure that there is no data loss due to hardware or software malfunction or security breaches. They are experts in all forms of backend technologies, command line interface usage and data system management.

If you are planning to set up an intranet based IT system for your organization, your server admin will help you build and maintain such systems. You can either hire server administrator who specializes in Microsoft servers or Linux servers. Businesses that work in the area of providing web services need to hire highly skilled server admins as part of their core team. Before you hire a freelancer online, you need to ensure that your freelancer has:

  • Expertise in backend technologies like PHP and ASPX.
  • Familiarity with working on command line interface.
  • Familiarity with MySQL and database normalization.
  • Exceptional programming skills in Python, C++, Java and JSP.
  • Several years of experience in working as a server admin for various clients.

Qualifications of Server Administrators

It is ideal that your freelancer has:

  • Professional education and training in computer science and information technology.
  • Familiarity with programming languages, network structures, scripting and information security.
  • In-depth technical knowledge of servers and ability to troubleshoot issues related to them.
  • Extensive portfolio of several server administration projects completed for different organizations.

Benefits of Freelance Server Administrators

Hire server administrators for your business and get your work done:

  • They can help manage all different servers in your workplace network.
  • They can ensure data collection, management and storage in databases.
  • They help in maintaining security of the information collected.

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