[svlug] Hardware for a new server

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Feb 8 12:54:57 PST 2013


Quoting Ivan Sergio Borgonovo (mail at webthatworks.it):

> The cost of power saved using an ARM based solution compared to any
> more traditional sane choice based on x86 doesn't seem to be worth the
> hassle.

Concur.  Raspberry Pi, SheevaPlug, et alii are cute and probably awesome
to expermiment on, but something ARM-based suitable for a small
general-purpose 24x7 Linux server is probably about five years out.

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