[Freedombox-discuss] Let's decentralize: Hardware recommendations

Bob Mottram bob at robotics.uk.to
Wed Nov 4 16:06:22 UTC 2015

On Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 03:17:00PM +0100, Yves L wrote:
> Hi
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> > De: "f" <fgro at riseup.net>
> > Envoyé: Mardi 3 Novembre 2015 18:53:32
> >
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> > Having never used such a device before what are your experiences in
> > terms of performance with these small machines? What do I need to be
> > aware of, especially when running  multiple services? As I would like
> > to
> > run / help to get to run the Diaspora app on Freedombox I'm thinking
> > more power (cpu/ram) is probably better than less.
> >
> In my experience running on a Beaglebone black, it is capable of running most day to day needs (mail,website,php..) except for big php applications like Apache+wordpress or owncloud. They can run but are a bit sluggish. Apache and Mysql will definitely need to be tuned to use less CPU/memory.

I did a lot of tweaking with Apache on the Beaglebone Black and
eventually gave up. nginx performs much better.
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