30 years experience using a number of computer hardware platforms
Have used Raspberry Pi and Nettop computers to network enable sensors including a number of security and weather sensors.
Purchased many models of Raspberry Pi. Starting from the original Model B computer to the more recent Model 3B.
Have tried a number of operating systems including
Have connected a number of security sensors to the
GPIO (general-purpose input/output)
port of Raspberry Pi.
This includes PIR sensors, reed switches and pressure mats.
Attended training in the installation of the Supa 8 Burglar Alarm at PSA Products
Holder of Ubuntu Linux and Windows virual machines, within the NeCTAR research cloud, whilst at Monash University.
User of Red Hat virtual servers on a Blade Cloud at Peter Mac.
Using JetForm Server have configured printing to Laser Printers across a number of
geographic locations at Monash University.
Attended training at Jetform Pacific in Sydney
Purchased Netgear ProSafe VPN routers at Community Veterinary Services and connected them to ISP services.
Implemented Class-C reserved networking topology across multiple business
locations permitting concurrent database access.
Use Voip adapters with Asterisk at home and connected them to ISP services.
Purchased a high end business Dell desktop at PeterMac that was used as a bioinformatics
research workstation running long term processing tasks.
Digital Equipment Corporation
At Monash University was administration staff of VAX Alpha computers running VMS and Digital Unix.
Attended training in the Digital Unix platform at Global Knowledge Networks
At DSTC used a SPARC station running Solaris.
During the 1980s used a Plus 4 running BASIC.