Month: October 2011

Servers vs Phones

Hetzner have recently updated their offerings to include servers with 16G and 24G of RAM [1]. You can get a dedicated server with two 3TB SATA disks, an i7-2600 quad-core CPU, and 16G of RAM for E49 per month plus an E149 setup fee. That is a good deal and I’ll probably soon be running […]

Misc Computer

Akonadi on a MySQL Server

Wouter described how to get Akonadi (the back-end for KDE PIM) to use PostgreSQL [1]. I don’t agree with his “MySQL is a toy” sentiment. But inspired by his post I decided to convert some of my systems to use a MySQL instance running on a server instead of one instance for each user. In […]