Pakistan Software Export Board

Position: 
Database Technologies Expert
Location: 
Islamabad, Pakistan
Duration: 
11/28/2005 - 06/29/2007
  • Prime responsibility was to provide technical consultancy and support for Open Source RDBMS to both government and semi government based businesses and academic institutions.
  • Successfully implemented Linux Terminal Server Project - LTSP which is a thin client architecture in renowned academic and government institutions.
  • Participated in migration of Servers to Open Source Linux platform & successfully trained technical staff.
  • Trained university lecturers, senior students, network administrators and IT professionals on Linux based Operating Systems, MySQL RDBMS and PHP.
  • Participated as author of Open Source Training Tool Kit, I contributed two booklets; "RDBMS - MySQL Users and Administration" and "Open Source Programming - PHP"
  • Deployed various Open Source CMSs and delivered training sessions and seminars on "Joomla", "Drupal", "Copyright Issues related to Open Source Software".
  • Saved Government of Pakistan around "Rs. 34 Million" in terms of software purchases by deploying OpenOffice and Linux based desktop operating systems in various government institutions