Lower web server
1999/10/01 Elhuyar Zientzia Iturria: Elhuyar aldizkaria
Student Harariaharasubrahmanian Shrikumar of the University of Massachusetts has done the smallest of the web servers to date, the size of the head of poxpol.And not only that, it has cost him only one dollar. The design is based on a microcontroller chip called PIC. Your mission is to be connected to the Internet and provide information on the World Wide Web.
In addition to making the system, it has had to prepare the software, so the small computer has 256 bytes of memory and its own operating system. As a server you do not need keyboard or screen, but you can work with another computer. Since its connection to the network on 14 July 1999 it has served 45,000 websites of 6,000 users from 56 countries. It makes available to anyone who wants the way to use the pages and images.