Self-Hosted

Discover new software and hardware to get the best out of your network, control smart devices, and secure your data on cloud services. Self-Hosted is a chat show between Chris and Alex two long-time "self-hosters" who share their lessons and take you on the journey of their new ones. A podcast showcasing free and open source technologies you can host yourself.

Plex Skeptics | Self-Hosted 44

Plex announces some big plans that make us a little nervous, Alex solves Chris’s ...

May 7, 2021

A New Solution for Backups | Self-Hosted 43

Alex has a new trick for local and remote backups, and shares his thoughts on Synology&...

April 23, 2021

Don’t Panic | Self-Hosted 42

A record is broken, a life goal is achieved, and why we are going long on Linksys.

April 9, 2021

The One with Jeff Geerling | Self-Hosted 41

Special guest Jeff Geerling tells us how he got 16 drives connected to one Pi. Plus his...

March 26, 2021

Password Shaming | Self-Hosted 40

We react to Home Assistant password shaming us and then reflect on the OVH fire while a...

March 12, 2021

We run Arch BTW | Self-Hosted 39

Our favorite LastPass alternative, why more boxes might be better than one, and we conf...

February 26, 2021

Crouching Pi, Hidden Server | Self-Hosted 38

Alex shocks Chris with his latest project, then lays down some quick-fire picks. Plus w...

February 12, 2021

Security Growing Pains | Self-Hosted 37

We discuss recent Home Assistant security news, and how we think the project could impr...

January 29, 2021

Google Docs Replacement | Self-Hosted 36

Our favorite Google Docs killer with markdown support has a big update. We explain how ...

January 15, 2021

The Perfect Media Server | Self-Hosted 35

Alex reveals the culmination of five years of work into the Perfect Media Server. And w...

January 1, 2021

Take Powerline Seriously | Self-Hosted 34

Chris discovers a networking miracle, Alex has been playing with electrics, and we revi...

December 18, 2020

Helios64 Review | Self-Hosted 33

Alex puts the fantastic-looking, ARM-powered NAS known as the Helios64 to the test. Plu...

December 4, 2020