One metric to determine how moved I am is when I have set up my server. I have two servers and two Reel-to-Reel machines. Generally my office set-up includes both of these. I basically took them down the week of June 9th when we bought our house in Eugene. Now 244 days later, I was able to turn my MacMini server back on. It has been a while. Hello MacMini - Now just to get you up and running with the latest software...
More recent graph taken on 23. December 2013.
Graph from 22. December 2013
I have been thinking about using a MacMini as a media / web server. I wonder if there might be some long-term financial benefit to running the server at home, with higher levels of RAM. Rather than paying an annual cost for a hosted solution.
There are several articles which have been interesting on the matter.
- Buying my own mac and then hosting it somewhere: http://www.macminicolo.net/macmini.html
- Home Media server: http://osxdaily.com/2010/03/22/how-to-setup-a-mac-mini-as-a-media-center-server-and-remote-torrents-box/
- Its not a new idea: http://www.engadget.com/2005/01/25/how-to-turn-your-mac-mini-into-a-media-center/