I am a system administrator and database programmer with 18 years experience  in *nix system administration/programming  and  Java/Apache/PHP/MySQL/Adobe CS3 web development  My experience was in the R&D world at Intel in support of library automation, information retrieval, content management and information sharing applications. I was a technical lead on Intel’s first Internet mail gateway, IP gateway, and the first official intranet search engine and portal projects.

I am currently available for general Linux, Mac OS X, SQL, and web programming services in the Reno-Tahoe-Sacramento area, plus a special emphasis on information retrieval and content mining with Heretrix, Lucene, Nutch, and Solr. I also provide reputation management and reputation monitoring consulting and tools.

I also now do windows, specifically Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 installation and configuration.