January 1st, 2021 | 44 mins 59 secs
docker-compose, infrastructure as code, intel quicksync, mergerfs, nas, perfect media server, plex, proxmox, qs, self-hosted, self-hosting podcast, snapraid, storage, zfs
Alex reveals the culmination of five years of work into the Perfect Media Server.
August 13th, 2020 | 37 mins 48 secs
btrfs, cache pool, docker, jupiter broadcasting, multiple pools, nas, pci pass through, performance tips, plex, self-hosted file storage, self-hosting podcast, subscription plan, unraid, unraid 7, unraid cost, unraid my servers, zfs
Jon shares the story of how Docker came to Unraid, hints at future subscription plans, performance features coming, and much more.
July 2nd, 2020 | 36 mins 48 secs
aeotec, ai, blue iris, camera, cctv, data backup, ezviz, gitea, github, moisture, motion detection, motioneye, nelly doorbell, object recognition, overheating, raspberry pi, safe temperature, self hosting podcast, self-hosted, sensor, shinobi, solar, victron, zfs, zfs send, zoneminder
Chris is slow cooking some servers, Alex has self-hosted AI with a nasty gotcha and a damp basement.
November 7th, 2019 | 44 mins 24 secs
data protection, dc power, disk redundancy, home network, iscsi, jupiter broadcasting, linux academy, mergerfs, nas, network storage, plex, raid, raspberry pi 4, sata, self hosting podcast, self-hosted, snapraid, solar, solid state, ssd, storage, usb disk issues, zfs
Getting your storage setup just right often takes making painful mistakes first. We share ours, our current storage setups, when ZFS is not the tool for the job, and what you should consider when protecting your data.
September 12th, 2019 | 24 mins 27 secs
arch, cctv, centos, containers, debian, docker, eufycam, freenas, home server, linux, nas, nextcloud, plex, qnap, self hosted, ssh, storage, synology, unraid, windows server, zfs
You've been wanting to host a Nextcloud instance (or anything else) for your family for a while now. Where on Earth do you start? We share some hard learned lessons about self-hosting, discuss the most important things to consider when building a home server and Chris gives Alex a hard time about Arch as a Server OS.