Over at ZDNet, Jason Perlow checks out the Plat'Home OpenBlockS micro-server
. The micro-server is a very small, fanless, low-power embedded Linux box that comes with a Debian-derived distribution. "So what is this thing good for? Well, just about anything. If you want to build a specialized solid state mission critical appliance that runs a custom PHP/MySQL application, or want to develop VPN gateways and Asterisk VOIP routers, or just like to hack around with a low-power Linux machine under your desk at work, this is the geek's equivalent of a Linux Heathkit.
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