Plat'Home's latest product, OpenBloks is a pint-sized Linux server that weighs in at a measly 225 grams. It's not much bigger than a deck of cards, but it can run many of the same server applications full-sized machines run. It's ideal for many surveillance and automation processes that rely heavily on reliability.

Check out this article for an interesting look into alternatives for huge rack-mount, power-eating servers. What do you feel are the postivies and negatives for this implementation of Linux servers?

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