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The term cloud is just a new marketing term for a good old fashioned web server. In any event, there are quite a few things you can do with a web serv...
You can set up the web server to be sort of a diary for all too see. You can also use it like a chalk board to leave messages for the family or busine...
I like the media server because students can access special lectures i have recorded to fit their needs. Especially if they are laid up and can not ge...
You can use you web server as a training site. Claroline, Moodle, and Drupal are a few of many programs. This gives you a chance to have on-line docum...
You can do accounting. I originally set this up so I could go to clients and do their bookkeeping remotely. Since none of the client data sits on the ...
There is even as special applications for Doctor's offices and many others. This is just one we have installed for training.
You can set up community forums both private and public. .
Set up your own business on the web. You can even set up your own web pages about your business.
Let your Web server be a point for client help desk submission point and save phone calls.
You can even have your own bookmarks and other useful tools for around the house. You can even do home automation. Turn on and off lights, appliances,...
Since we pretty much use linux, we like to use cups for printer management so i can remotely control and or solve issues when they rarely occur. You c...
Use the web server as a security monitoring system. Though I would make it a standalone system in addition tot he regular web server. See http://www.i...
Access linux mthtv from the web. MythTv is a Linux based home meda center. http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-up-a-computer-based-DVR-with-Mythtv...
I do not condone any of the products shown, though I do use them. This is just a smattering of what you can do with a web server. I may do an instruct...
A picture of the server that is running everything and our home made NAS sitting below it. Also pictured is a web page for controlling the lights conn...
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Posted:Sep 29, 2010
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