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I am pretty sure every single person here is impatiently waiting for his Raspberry Pi. I have been thinking what for I could use this little guy. I have a lot of ideas but I think we all have a lot and some of them could be brilliant.

I would like to hear your ideas.

Mine is not very original and very simple but I would like to create a home server serving a site. My main target here will be to test how many visits could I accept without problems. I bet with my friends I was going to be able to have 3k page views per day without problems.

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Chatty, open ended questions are not on topic for ServerFault, as per our FAQ –  Wesley May 16 '12 at 4:46
There is a faq. Read it. –  MDMarra May 16 '12 at 4:52
3k hits/day is one hit every 28 seconds. Even a 486 could manage that... –  Mark Henderson May 16 '12 at 5:10
Contrary to your claim, I'm surprisingly patient on this, having absolutely no idea what a Raspberry Pi is, nor ever having heard of it before. That's a strange little universe you live in. –  John Gardeniers May 16 '12 at 5:15
Sorry guys I am new here and anxious to talk about the raspberry. I will be more careful... –  zordor May 16 '12 at 5:17

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I have a current server running VMs. IO contention is exciting, I'd probably just replace all the VMs with real servers running on the Pi. :D

Also, I'd probably use them as thin clients for things like recipes in the kitchen, media server control for the TV, and home automation/garden control.

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