The Raspberry Pi single-board pc was created mostly for teaching and tinkering some eight yrs in the past, but considering the fact that 2012 the SBC has been utilized to a wide wide variety of programs outdoors of the schooling entire world.
Mythic Beats, the organization that presents internet hosting services to the Raspberry Pi Basis, lately commenced to offer you web hosting driven by a Raspberry Pi 4.
Many weeks ago, the Raspberry Pi Basis determined to consider managing its website on a Raspberry Pi 4-based cluster showcasing 18 SBCs (quad-core SoC at 1.5 GHz, 4 GB of RAM). 14 boards ended up employed as dynamic LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) servers, two ended up static Apache servers, and the remaining two served as a memcache-powered memory retail store.
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The business states that the cluster worked excellent more than enough to provide all over a million of website visitors a day for a pair of times and could even cope with the load when ‘tens of hundreds of thousands visitors’ headed to the Raspberry Pi 4 web page the working day of the Raspberry Pi 4 8 GB start.
Pursuing the thriving experiment, Mythic Beats commenced to offer hosting products and services working with Raspberry Pi 4 SBCs. For £7.45 per month (~$9.40), Mythic Beats provides a Raspberry Pi 4 server with four cores, 10 GB of NFS storage, a 1 GbE NIC, and 1 TB of bandwidth.
Raspberry Pi 4-dependent web hosting is not without the need of caveats. SD memory cards are not the most dependable storage equipment these days, so if one particular fails, the full node will want a guide intervention, which usually takes a ton of time.
The Raspberry Pi Basis offers a alternative however: develop a significant Raspberry Pi 4-powered cluster with hundreds of redundant units and just disable the unsuccessful nodes when they break down.
Via CNX Software