Orbital Project Wiki

**Project Reports for nusmods** This project is done at the Vostok (beginner) level. First Report (Week 3) The aim of the project is to develop a platform which will allow NUS students to easily retrieve prerequisites and preclusions of modules offered by NUS. The motivation to do so is because ...

apache vs nginx/lighttpd

Many articles out there extol the benefits of the event based servers such as nginx/lighttpd over apache. It supposedly consumes less resources under high load and excels at serving static pages. Unfortunately here I am still using apache, which up until recently had very erratic performance. Analysing the loading ...

Running you own home server part 2

As promised, I would cover what services I am currently running on my server and what I use it for. So the server stats can be accessed here . apache Web server - hosts my website, blog and a couple of wordpress sites that I am currently working on and phpmyadmin for ...

Running your own home server

Just wanted to share my experience of running my own server at home. Before anyone conjures up a thought of large server rack with cooling equipment and thousands of dollars of investment. Let me show you what it looks like. Its called the cubieboard, palm sized and sits at the ...

Hacking vs Coding

Today, I realised that working styles can be rather different. My working style Find template or code that already works. Modify and remove whatever you do not want Find code for additional functions Throw it in and find some way to make it all work together, if cant work, spend ...

300kb - 300mb

I never cease to be amazed by how small something can be, especially in today's era of 2TB HDDs. Just few months ago. it was my arch Linux arm distro. Out of the box (OOTB) occupying less than 300mb on my SD card. Makes me wonder what on earth ...