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.

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

Google Turning the Screw | Self-Hosted 32

With rage in our hearts, we proclaim a Self-Hosted Google Photos replacement, and the o...

November 20, 2020

Industrial Grade Mobile Internet | Self-Hosted 31

We have a philosophical debate on cloud vs local and Alex experiences full-blown Americ...

November 6, 2020

Automation Entropy Factor | Self-Hosted 30

Chris gets left out in the cold after a Home Assistant glitch, and Alex puts a big batc...

October 23, 2020

Perils of Self-Hosting | Self-Hosted 29

We speak to Kevin and Patricia from Traefik, discuss Alex’s recent ZFS snafu and ...

October 9, 2020

Directing Traefik | Self-Hosted 28

We get fancy with Traefik labels, and gush over some new Home Assistant features while ...

September 25, 2020