[Noisebridge-discuss] Money for new Stallion (Pony) VM server

Erik Nelson erik.nels0n99 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 18:49:46 PST 2011


Isn't there a "noisecloud" for that purpose, anyway?
On Nov 7, 2011 7:46 PM, "Ben Kochie" <superq at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 18:07, Brian Morris <cymraegish at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I just don't see how NB can call itself a hacker space without some good
> > computers.
>
> A hackerspace is just a place.  You don't need "good" computers to do
> good work.  It's just a nice to have.
>
> I would like to provide better compute power for NB, but there are a few
> issues:
> * It's expensive to setup and maintain good compute power
> * Any real compute power should be maintained off-site in a colo anyway.
> * I don't think having a lot of compute power would help anyone, and
> it would go unused.
>
> As it is, we're really only using 20% of a single core on the crappy
> old dual core system.
>
> > Right its like the low end of what people bring into the space with their
> > laptops.
> >
> > I guess that agrees with some notion of equal opportunity ?
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 3:23 PM, Ben Kochie <ben at nerp.net> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hah, well, I'm sticking with what we have right now because we have no
> >> money to upgrade shit.
> >>
> >> It'd be nice to have a good efficient powerful box.  We could provide a
> VM
> >> to run the robot without any extra power cost if we had a board with a
> >> modern CPU.
> >>
> >> The more I research this, the more it looks like we should just wait
> until
> >> AMD and Intel get over their current production issues with
> Bulldozer/Xeon
> >> E5-XXXX.
> >>
> >> -ben
> >>
> >> On Mon, 7 Nov 2011, miloh wrote:
> >>
> >> > why not stick with what we have until people start suggesting ARM
> server
> >> > solutions?
> >> > -rma
> >> >
> >> >
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