When Bigger Isn't Better: Reducing Your Computing Budget with the Raspberry Pi

Many instituions are still using desktop computers to run OPACs, displays, kiosks, and run simple web apps. A Dell enterprise desktop averages $1200, a Raspberry Pi costs between $40 and $90 depending on the model and accessories. Learn what you can where you can replace desktops with Raspbery Pis and how.

Attendees will learn:

  1. The strengths and weaknesses of the Raspberry Pi
  2. How to set up a Raspberry Pi
  3. How to manage a Raspberry Pi
  4. How to set up a kiosk with a Raspberry Pi
  5. A survey of other Raspberry Pi projects

 

Speaker(s)

Real name: 
Iain
Barksdale
Associate Director for Information Services
The University of Alabama School of Law

Experience level

Intermediate

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