HoneyComb LX2K update 1 – after 2 months

It has been 2 month since my last post about my ARM workstation/server. I think it's time for an update for how thing are going and if there's problems. In sort: no. There's not major issus with the board. NXP and SolidRun have done a very good job building it. Performance Without a doubt, the... Continue Reading →

Rocking a 16 core ARM workstation for data analysis and NAS – HoneyComb LX2K

I preordered the HoneyComb LX2K workstation board last October and I has finally arrived and I finally got time to build my ARM workstation. The process is challenging and fun! Building of the machine The LX2K is a very capable 16-core ARM workstation board selling at 750$ (550$ when I ordered, early access price). Providing... Continue Reading →

CERN ROOT tips and tricks

This is more of a note for myself. Over time, I've learned some useful fact about ROOT that I now wish I have known when I started using ROOT. Hopefully as a ROOT user, you could also find  some of these helpful. Tell ROOT to not show the startup banner You do: user@somepc:~$ root -l... Continue Reading →

Real time plotting in C++ using ROOT

Sometime you just need to plot stuff as time progresses. Maybe you need to plot some statistics of your software, or visualize in realtime. But there's not much option. matplotlib is too slow for realtime, plplot's C/C++ interface is not maintained, QCustomPlot requires you to have a working Qt window and has a horrible API,... Continue Reading →

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