Red Hatter. Tinkerer. Photographer. Dog lover.
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Alex Kretzschmar has hosted 98 Episodes.
65: Failing at Scale
February 25th, 2022 | 44 mins 59 secs
22.02, docker, docker-compose, gluster, helm script, home assistant, jupiter broadcasting, kubernetes helm, kvm, nextcloud two-factor, proxmox, python 3.10, self-hosting podcast, truenas scale, unraid, z-wave, zfs, zwave integration
Alex gives the new TrueNAS SCALE a go and hits a snag.
64: Analysis Paralysis
February 11th, 2022 | 46 mins 56 secs
docker, documentation, gelli, home assistant, jellyfin audio player, jupiter broadcasthing, nabu casa price increase, plexamp, ps3, retronas, self-hosted, self-hosted matrix, self-hosting podcast, steam deck, stickfreaks, what is matrix
Sometimes we get a bit carried away; we dial it back and share some self-hosting long-timer insights.
63: Pulling the Rug Out
January 28th, 2022 | 42 mins 51 secs
free g suite account, google, high-speed lte, jellyfin, let's encrypt, lidarr, modem, neil young, plexamp, self-hosted lossless music, spotify, tailscale, z-wave outdoor
Alex has a new high-quality self-hosted music setup, and Chris solves complicated Internet problems.
62: Succumbing to the Ecosystem
January 14th, 2022 | 49 mins 15 secs
automation, docker, dozzle, home assistant, homebridge, homekit, hub, infuse, iplayer apple tv, jupiter broadcasting, log viewer for docker, nfc tags, self-hosting podcast, smartthings, tailscale, wireguard
Alex got some new devices for Christmas, and we set off figuring out how to integrate them into his network.
61: That First Layer Squish
December 31st, 2021 | 59 mins 54 secs
3d printing, creality, ender, ender3, filament, jupiter broadcasting, maker, plastic, prusa, self-hosting podcast, spool
Some old friends of JB join Alex to discuss 3D printing.
60: Someone Else's Computer
December 17th, 2021 | 55 mins 33 secs
amazon web services outage, ansible, automations, aws, button entity, changedetection.io, gitlab vs github, home assistant, horizon workrooms, jellyfin intergration, jupiter broadcasting, log4j vulnerability, mqtt, nabu casa, oculus quest, portainer, self-hosting podcast, state of the project, tasmota, valetudo, vr, wled
Recent AWS outages sent Alex on a hunt to find more self-hosted alternatives, and Chris digs into the latest Home Assistant release.
59: I Tried to Love Portainer
December 3rd, 2021 | 48 mins 30 secs
ansible, docker compose, docker gui, docker stats, docker-compose profiles, dozzle, google, hedgedoc, jupiter broadcasting, lazydocker, martix self-hosting problems, portainer, portainer review, self-hosting podcast, stacks, synapse, yaml
We try out a couple of very popular Docker GUI's and report back, and discuss our biggest Self-Hosted regrets.
58: Pi Server Upgrade
November 19th, 2021 | 56 mins 37 secs
android 12, appflowy, carrier board, carrier nat, cgn, cm4 dual gigabit, compute module 4, compute module 4 flash the emmc, double nat, emmc, frigate, home assistant, jellyfin, jupiter broadcasting, opensuse tumbleweed, openwrt, prusa, prusa3d, seeedstudio, self-hosting podcast
This week we unlock the "Pi"tential of the Compute Module 4 and turn it into a dual gigabit router and Jellyfin server.
57: Alex Deletes it All
November 5th, 2021 | 47 mins 54 secs
amber, black friday, drive shucking, drone ci, home assistant, jupiter broadcasting, mkdocs, obsidian, replace hue hub, self-hosted notion, self-hosting podcast, server rebuild, sonoff cc253, tuya, webrtc camera source, zigbee
Troubleshooting goes very wrong for Alex, and he puts his backups to the ultimate test.
56: Feeling Wyze
October 22nd, 2021 | 39 mins 41 secs
automatic collections, frigate, frigate hass integration, fully kiosk browser, gitea, home assistant, jupiter broadcasting, local cameras, opnsense community plugins, opnsense-repo, plex meta manager, plexmetamanager, ring stickup cams, rtmp, self-hosting podcast, tuya, uptime kuma, video doorbell, wall panel, wyze v3 rtsp, zwave migration
Local self-hosted video capture with AI object detection just got easy. Morgan joins us to detail his Frigate setup and its optional tight integration with Home Assistant.
55: Home Assistant Turns Amber
October 8th, 2021 | 47 mins 37 secs
aeotec smart switch 7, amber, aself-hosting podcast, energy metering, energy monitoring, gimme-iphotos, history stats, home assistant, icloud photo backup, jupiter broadcasting, kwh, migrate to z-wave js, s2, self-hosting podcast, smart plug energy tracking, tailscalember, template sensor, tubesync, tuya, ultility sensor, youtube-dl alternative, z-wave
A lot is changing in Home Assistant land, and it's almost all for the better; we break down the essential items.
54: Ultimate Off-Site Setup
September 25th, 2021 | 47 mins 38 secs
asrock rack e3c246d4u, asus hyper m.2 x16, autorestic, diy nest, generic thermostat, home assistant, igpu, ipmi, jupiter broadcasting, mesh vpn, minio, object storage, off-site backup, pcie bifurcation, restic, s3, self-hosting podcast, tailscale, trådfri, wireguard, zigbee
Alex is abroad and uses the opportunity to build out not one but two ultimate self-hosted off-site servers. We share the hardware, software, and networking details.
53: Adventurous Build
September 10th, 2021 | 37 mins 16 secs
adventurous way, carp, color control gx, home automation, jupiter broadcasting, mqtt, node-red, pi-kvm, self-hosting podcast, smart home, sonoff, victron
We chat with Matt from Adventurous Way about the home automations that have improved his quality of life, the clever way he manages their off-grid rig, and the new smart home project he's just kicking off.
52: Navigating DeGoogling
August 27th, 2021 | 41 mins 45 secs
apple maps privacy, docker wyze bridge, helios64, hls, jupiter broadcasting, kobol, lan mode, pikvm, rtmp, rtsp, self-hosting podcast, vaultwarden, wyze cameras
We report back on our DeGoogle challenge and read your top Google Alternative apps and services.
51: Apple's Rotten Scanning
August 13th, 2021 | 53 mins 6 secs
1pasword, adblock, apple, bitwarden, brent gervais, csam, degoogle, fully kiosk browser, icloud, jupiter broadcasting, mobile internet, off-grid, pihole, raspberry pi, road tripping, rv, self-builde, self-host, self-hosting podcast, vaultwarden, wallpanel
We discuss the ramifications of Apple's local photo scanning announcement on your privacy, why everything seems to be a subscription these days, and a new challenge for the show.
50: Perfect Plex Setup
July 30th, 2021 | 47 mins 28 secs
adb, amazon appstore, amazon fire toolbox, blue iris, camera system for a vacation house, datastream33, fire tablet home assistant, infuse no spoilers, jupiter broadcasting, mkdocs, moviematch, network ip cams, plex no spoilers script, plex-meta-manager, python, self-hosting podcast, shinobi, video management software, wallpanel, web based dashboard, wyze rtsp, xda forums
We discuss Chris's latest wall-mounted tablet solution for Home Assistant and several scripts to pimp your Plex setup.