Oculus Rift Demonstration This month we are fortunate enough for someone to come and demonstrate the cool new Virtual Reality headset, Oculus Rift. More details on the device can be found on their website http://www.oculusvr.com/ 7:30pm at Edenfield Cricket Club map
Source Code Compilation This is a quick tutorial for building binaries from source code. It is aimed at a beginner and is designed as a quick getting started guide. It is aimed at people who *have* to compile code rather than people who *want* to compile code. I am not […]
Virtualisation Part 2 – Storage GlusterFS What is GlusterFS Software NAS. GlusterFS is a clustered file system. Similar to RAID in principle but uses physical servers in place of disks. VIRTUALISATION RECAP Where did we get to? Built a hypervisor based on KVM and libvirt. Added a second hypervisor for resilience. Used […]
Topic: Virtualisation from the Ground Up Host: Jon A An introduction to virtualisation What is Virtualisation? Multiple instances of different operating systems running on the same piece of hardware. Traditional environment – multitude of tin. Virtual environment – minimal tin. Power savings etc. How does it work Hardware virtualisation instruction […]
Topic: Raspberry Pi Part 2 Host: Whole group hands on session. Another session hacking the Pi.
Topic: Home Server Part 1 – Linux RAID, NFS & Samba Host: Tim Gibbon Protecting your data using RAID1 on a root filesystem and sharing it using NFS and Samba RAID introduction: http://www.prepressure.com/library/technology/raid The aim of this talk is to demonstrate Software RAID 1 (mdadm) under GNU/Linux and how easy protecting important data can be. […]
Topic: Raspberry Pi Host: Hands on I got my Raspberry Pi a while back now and after plugging everything in and creating a bootable SD card stood back and awaited the wonders to unfold, lines and lines of text with most being error messages soon dampened my enthusiasm. I did […]
Topic: MAME Host: Pete Mitchell & Jon Archer At this meet Pete Mitchell brought along his iPac board and joysticks to connect up to a PC which Jon A had installed a minimal Fedora with XFCE. The install automatically logged in and launched WahCade! a front end for the mame […]