14+ Raspberry Pi Server Projects
There is a ton of Raspberry Pi server projects that you’re able to do. These typically are better suited for home or development use where you don’t expect to be getting a ton of traffic.
Setting up a server on the Pi is a great way to learn more about LAMP stack, PHP, MYSQL and other server technologies.
You can also set up some small private servers for games such as Minecraft. A massive limitation with getting gaming servers going on the Pi is usually the lack of compatible code and not enough resources to guarantee excellent performance.
These are just a few types of servers that you’re able to get running on the Pi. There is so much more that we will be slowly covering in the future. If you want to be kept up to date, then be sure to follow us on social or sign up to the mailing list.
In this tutorial, I will be going through the steps on how to set up a Raspberry Pi VPN server using the OpenVPN software. I will also go into setting up various things you must do to ensure that your connection is as secure as possible by setting up encryption keys....read more
In this Raspberry Pi Gitlab tutorial, I will be going through the steps to set up a piece of software called GITLab, this is basically a more fully featured version of our GIT tutorial, but is also a lot more demanding on the Raspberry Pi. If you have ever used a GIT...read more
In this tutorial, I will be going through the steps on how to set up a Raspberry Pi Print Server. The process of getting the software installed is pretty simple, but configuring it and getting a Windows network to find the print server is a bit more of an involved...read more
In this tutorial, I go through all the steps to getting your very own Raspberry Pi plex server up and running. This project is perfect for anyone who wants to have a media server that can be accessed by anyone within a household. You can also set it up to be accessed...read more
In this tutorial, we make a simple yet cool Raspberry Pi Git server that is perfect for hosting your next code project. If you’re a programmer, then you probably have heard of Git before. For those who haven’t heard of it, Git is a hugely popular version control...read more
This Raspberry Pi MySQL & PHPMyAdmin tutorial is an extension to the web server tutorial that I did earlier. You don't need to have done that tutorial to be able to complete this one. If you’re unfamiliar with MySQL, this is a great way to get learning it. MySQL is a...read more
In this project, we’re going to make a Raspberry Pi Owncloud server this can act as your very own personal cloud storage. As the protection of your privacy becomes harder and harder, you may be thinking of moving your files to a private cloud storage. If this is the...read more
A Raspberry Pi Minecraft Server is a cost-effective way to have your very own private server with your friends or just for stuffing around on. I have had mine running for quite some time now and haven’t come across too many problems. It is very important to know that...read more
A Raspberry Pi NAS or network attached storage is the perfect way to have files available to anyone within your local network. It is a relatively easy process to set this up and being low powered allows for it to be on 24/7 without costing you a fortune in power...read more
A Raspberry Pi web server makes for a great lightweight Web Server. It can handle a small amount of traffic and lightweight scripts making it fantastic for a home server or an area you can learn web programming languages such as PHP. The Pi can even handle WordPress,...read more
As I mentioned above, these are a just a few of the Raspberry Pi server projects that you’re able to do. You will find that the number of projects that you’re able to do based on just a database is incredibly high in number.
If you’re after a broader range of projects, then be sure to check out the main page. It contains all sorts of Pi projects such as sensors, circuitry, networking, cameras and so much more. There is just so much that you’re able to do with this simple microcomputer.
One thing a lot of people have trouble with the Pi is the Linux based operating systems. If you fall into this category, then it might be worth checking out some of the getting started guides. They will help you learn a lot of the basics.
I hope that you enjoy these server projects and that you don’t run into any issues. If you do find yourself having an issue, then be sure to leave a comment on the relevant tutorial.