PC, Servers and Network Equipment

I run a small technical consultancy and this means that I have access to a number of Windows, Linux and MacOS systems plus network attached storage.

It also means Unix Tutorial gets preferential hosting and technical support arrangements cause I use my Tech Stack consultancy skills to solve Unix Tutorial challenges and use findings from Unix Tutorial Projects to expand my technical expertise.

Here’s the list of what I currently have, meaning I can research a particular topic or perhaps even test a new scenario based on your request – just let me know!



Low Powered Automation Servers

Raspberry Pi for remote access (SSH/tmux server)

  • Hostname: s7
  • Model: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Rev 1.2
  • RAM: 1GB (shared with GPU)
  • CPU: 1.2GHz Quad Core ARMv7 Processor rev 4 (v7l)

Raspberry Pi with touch screen

  • Hostname: Becky
  • Model: Raspberry Pi 2 Model B Rev 1.1
  • RAM: 1 GB (shared with GPU)
  • CPU: 900Mhz Quad Core ARMv7 Processor rev 5 (v7l) – BCM2835
  • Raspberry Pi 1

Network Attached Storage

  • Synology DS1815+ – this is a great 2-core system with 2GB RAM and excellent DSM software (6.x is a great release)
  • Helios 4 NAS based on Armbian running OpenMediaVault for 2nd tier backups – will be upgrading OMV soon