Linux

Introducing NEMS Linux – Part 5

In the January issue of ODROID Magazine, I introduced you to some of the new features of NEMS Linux 1.5 and how to upgrade from 1.4.1 to 1.5 using the NEMS Migrator tool. NEMS Linux 1.5 has since been gaining momentum on the XU4 platform. This little single board computer from Hardkernel has proven itself as a stable platform for a Nagios Enterprise Monitoring Server.  ▶

ODROID-XU4

Liquid Cooling Part 1 – Cluster

After finding some small 15x15x5mm heatsinks, I decided to create an ODROID cluster using water cooling in order to reduce its temperature and noise. I started with a single ODROID-XU4 to see if the small heatsinks were powerful enough to distribute heat away from the board.  ▶

ODROID home media server
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ODROID-XU4 Home Server

Back in December 2017, I rebuilt my Odroid XU4 home media server (https://goo.gl/6tT6rt) because I was having some issues with the previous setup. Unfortunately, that rebuild was not focusing on aesthetics or cable management, just functionality, because I needed the server up and running and did not care how it  ▶

ODROID-C1+

Home Assistant: A DIY Smart Light Project

Ever since I started working with Home Assistant and automating various things around the house I wanted to have a way to control the lights. I looked at smart light bulbs, like Philips Hue, but they are expensive. Also, most solutions use proprietary protocols or cloud services which may leak personal data, or might stop working in the future leaving you with expensive paperweights. The solution: Sonoff wifi switches built by Itead in conjunction with ODROIDs  ▶

ODROID-XU4

ODROID-XU4 Cluster

In the past few years, the topics of big data and data science have grown into mainstream prominence across countless industries. No longer are high tech companies in Silicon Valley the sole purveyors of topics like Hadoop, logistic regression, and machine learning. Being familiar with big data technologies is becoming  ▶