[erlang-questions] Raspberry-Pi

David <>
Tue Mar 6 16:33:57 CET 2012


There are two models of the RPi, Model A and Model B, with slightly
different specs and pricing. See

http://www.thestar.com/business/article/1138709--35-computer-with-toronto-designed-software-sells-out-worldwide-in-minutes?bn=1

and

http://www.raspberrypi.org/

David.

On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 10:24 AM, G Bulmer <> wrote:
> Raspberry-pi specs are at: http://elinux.org/Rpi_Hardware
>
> Essentially
> - 700MHz ARM11
> - 256MBytes RAM
> - 10/100 Ethernet
> - SD memory card
>
> cost about 27 EUR (under 1/3rd the price of that MMnet1002)
>
> I think Raspberry-Pi (R-Pi) is relevant to Erlang because:
> 1. It appears that there is a *lot* of educational interest in using R-Pi to
> teach programming, so having Erlang available makes a lot of sense (to me)
> 2. it might be a cheap, portable server for development 'on-the-go' for
> folks doing laptop development, without VM-infrastructure,
> 3. it might be very compact, cheap, approach to guaranteed-working
> development machines, for folks running Erlang training courses, (at that
> price, it might be included in the course fees)
> 4. it's so small and cheap, I could post a 'working server', or even a small
> cluster, to a client for testing, etc.
>
> GB-)
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 1:25 PM, Dawid Figiel <> wrote:
>>
>> Something to compare with :
>>
>> MMnet1002 - 200MHz, 64MB RAM, 1GB Flash
>>
>> http://www.shop.propox.com/index.php?d=produkt&id=2119
>>
>> This one is more expensive 86 EUR... but maybe it is better or maybe not.
>>
>> Can you find the specs for Raspberry-Pi ?
>>
>> //Dawid Figiel
>>
>>
>> On 3/2/12, Wes James <> wrote:
>> > On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 4:13 AM, Michael Turner
>> > <> wrote:
>> >>> ... a $35 Erlang machine with Ethernet ...
>> >>
>> >> --if based on Raspberry-Pi, would be called "Raspberry-e", wouldn't it?
>> >
>> > How about Raspberry-PiE
>> >
>> >>
>> >> -michael turner
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