Nov 032016
 

My last electricity bill that I received seemed very very high so I’ve decided to try and monitor my home’s power usage, and as an added bonus, I can also start IoT-ing my house.
I purchased one of these – an Ankuoo Wifi Controlled Power Meter and Socket – to start off with so I can determine the power usage of specific appliances. Later on, I’ll also get a full house power monitoring system, but I wanted to start off small so I can determine how much power usage I’m incurring for things like leasving my TV on standby.
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Oct 312016
 

I have a ProxMox hypervisor host with a disk setup as LVM thin provisioning. This means that I could potentially fill up the LVM partition and run out of space, the guests won’t be able to write to disk, and it’ll all come crashing down…or already has.
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Oct 272016
 

Following on from my last post about ExaGear, I’m going to run some benchmarks on my Raspberry Pi 3 to see how ExaGear performs against native applications.
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Oct 242016
 

A while ago, I setup my Motion server to send me snapshots of any motion detected when a picture is saved by motion.
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