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Ideas, thoughts and projects by Gert Leenders.

In order to access your AWS instance in a VPC private subnet you need a bastion host ( NAT instance). The setup of a bastion is quite easy as described here. One important remark: don’t forget to add an outbound
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Because the Banana Pi comes with a SATA connector it offers you the possibility to hook up an SSD or other hard drive. In that context it even provides a 5V power connector allowing you to power an SDD right
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GPIO Header Pinout Pin Signal Pin Signal 1 3.3V 2 5V 3 I2C_SDA 4 5V 5 I2C_SCL 6 GND 7 GPIO 1 8 UART TX 9 GND 10 UART RX 11 GPIO 73 12 GPIO 72 13
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Update on 2014-12-28: a new and more extensive version is now available here Today I benchmarked another competitor of the Raspberry Pi, the HummingBoard. This board is available in three different flavours: HummingBoard-i1, HummingBoard-i2 and HummingBoard-i2eX. The last one (i2ex
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I just finished benchmarking the UDOO Quad (running Linaro Ubuntu 12.04). It’s the first quad core ARM SBC I benchmarked and as expected it performs quite nice compared to its single and dual core rivals. It comes with
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Update 2014-12-26: the new rivals for 2015. For a lot of people the Raspberry Pi opened the door to a cheap but quite powerful Single Board Computer (SBC). Its success also revealed that there’s a huge market for these
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Although the new Raspberry PI has almost the same hardware under the hood, I couldn’t resist to compare it with its predecessor. As expected, the outcome of the tests doesn’t show a performance difference between the old and
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I just benchmarked another board: the Cubietruck. It’s one of my favourite boards because you can easily hook up an SSD to it. To see if that makes any difference in performance, I ran all test with and without
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Since I was running some benchmarks anyway I decided to add some extra competitors to the list. The first one I added is the BeagleBone Black revision B. The next boards on my list are: Cubietruck Wandboard (Quad)  Radxa
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Install and run Phoronix Install the Phoronix test suite &gt; sudo apt-get install phoronix-test-suite `</pre> (optional) make an account on http://openbenchmarking.org/ (optional) login to openbenchmarking.org &gt; phoronix-test-suite openbenchmarking-login Install the tests you want
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