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Title: IMatch on Raspberry Pi
Post by: Aubrey on March 13, 2019, 09:33:45 PM
I've just got my Raspberry Pi, i've uploaded it with Raspian (aka Linux). The idea is for it to be my web server - we'll see!

I started thinking, there is also Windows type software Windows IoT, I think to be used with Internet of Things. I got to wondering if IMatch software might run on this operating system... has anybody tried?
Title: Re: IMatch on Raspberry Pi
Post by: monochrome on March 13, 2019, 11:11:46 PM
Wouldn't IMatchAnywhere on a powerful Windows server be a better option? I mean, that thing is designed to be accessed via browser...
Title: Re: IMatch on Raspberry Pi
Post by: Jingo on March 14, 2019, 12:30:40 AM
I've posted this here before - but I successfully view my images via IMA on my large screen TV using a Beelink mini PC... it is powerful enough to run Firefox/Chrome well and display the images from my IMA server which runs on my main PC.  Very successful paring - IMA and the mini PC's (or even stick PC's)...  couple that with a bluetooth keyboard/mouse pad and it is a great success.  I've even begun to keyword my images from the comfort of the couch now that IMA allows for editing!!! 
Title: Re: IMatch on Raspberry Pi
Post by: jch2103 on March 14, 2019, 01:36:28 AM
I've just got my Raspberry Pi, i've uploaded it with Raspian (aka Linux). The idea is for it to be my web server - we'll see!

What are you planning to use for storage?
Title: Re: IMatch on Raspberry Pi
Post by: Mario on March 14, 2019, 08:31:42 AM
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I started thinking, there is also Windows type software Windows IoT, I think to be used with Internet of Things. I got to wondering if IMatch software might run on this operating system... has anybody tried?

Windows IoT is a bare-bones, stripped-down version of Windows, designed for IoT purposes. You cannot run 'real' Windows applications on it.

Besides, the CPU in the Pi is now about 2 or 3 years old and not very powerful for common purposes. I use a Pi 3B+ as my video server (with KODI), and others for firewall/filter and for other experimental purposes. But it really has not enough power for demanding applications.

IMatch WebServices run fine on low-end PCs and even PC Sticks, but these have a lot more CPU power than the Raspberry Pi.
It also runs quite well on entry-level cloud Windows machines, which cost only a few dollars per month (if you don't run them 24/7).