Matthew Palmer, based in Ashford,Kent has over 15 years experience in Linux and UNIX server configuration. Including building the physical servers, system installation and configuration/development of services, and good experience with Shell scripting,Perl,PHP,Apache (LAMP) and a bit of C.
Matt Palmer also has good working experience with design and implementation of Virtualisation frameworks, including VMware ESX/ESXi,Xen and more recently been instrumental in the design and implemention of a new Cloud infrastructure to support a booking API on Amazons AWS EC2 platform, using the api-tools and the Opscode platform to create recipes to make the framework quickly reproduceable and more scalable.
Matt Palmer also has projects live on sourceforge, take a look here http://sourceforge.net/projects/mpevarss and here http://sourceforge.net/projects/mysqlcapicheck, as I’m looking for volunteers on the project to help make it better 🙂
Matthew Palmer also has a long history helping in (and is a Graduate) in the HP support forums, take a look here: http://forums.itrc.hp.com, and a keen advocate of GreenIT.