Why would you build a Raspberry Pi Cluster?

Why would you build a Raspberry Pi Cluster?

Everyone seems to be asking, so I figured I’d answer. I’ll explain what I use my small Pi clusters for, and what some other people use them for. But also, why cluster in the first place? Can’t you just buy an EPYC 64-core CPU and an RTX 3080 and have...
10 Gigabit Ethernet on a Raspberry Pi?!

10 Gigabit Ethernet on a Raspberry Pi?!

The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 works great with a 10 GbE NIC. But at what cost? Well, I tallied it up – here’s the gear I bought in the course of making this video: – ASUS XG-C100C 10G NIC: https://amzn.to/3AaAwWQ ($93) – Mikrotik 5-port 10...
Raspberry Pi’s new PoE+ HAT uses too much power!

Raspberry Pi’s new PoE+ HAT uses too much power!

The new PoE+ HAT has some issues, like using almost twice as much power for its own operation as the original PoE HAT. It does supply more power to the Raspberry Pi, but at least for the Pi 3 model B+ and 4 model B, does that even matter? Mentioned in this video:...
You call THAT a router?! 2 Tiny Raspberry Pi Routers

You call THAT a router?! 2 Tiny Raspberry Pi Routers

Take a look at the two smallest Raspberry Pi Routers in existence: The DFRobot IoT Router Board Mini and the Seeed Studio Routerboard! Along the way, learn about networking, OpenWRT, and how these two routerboards stack up against each other. Support me on Patreon:...
Raspberry Pi Rack – 6 node 3D Printed 1U Pi cluster

Raspberry Pi Rack – 6 node 3D Printed 1U Pi cluster

I got tired of having Raspberry Pis hanging about my office. So I found a really nice 3D model for a 1U Pi rack by russross on Thingiverse, printed it, and put it in my new rack. I’ll show you everything in this video! Special thanks to Russ Ross for his videos...