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Self-Hosting | Aug 10, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 21 min read

Self-hosted alternatives: Ultimate guide to cheaper SaaS

Take control your data and reduce costs by using these self-hosted alternatives with your VPS. This ultimate guide is updated regularly!

Migrating, mirroring, and self-hosting as alternatives to Microsoft's GitHub.
Self-Hosting | Jun 04, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 9 min read

Avoid Microsoft’s GitHub takeover with migration, mirroring, and self-hosting

Now that Microsoft has taken over GitHub, it’s not as easy to forecast the company’s new long-term direction. Here are some strategies you can implement today to reduce your reliance …

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SaaS Alternatives && Self-Hosting && VPS Uses | May 22, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 9 min read

5 simple ways to get a return on your VPS investment

For those of you who want something tangible in return for your VPS investment, how does at least $62.38/mo sound? Replace your paid SaaS apps with free alternatives and get …

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Self-Hosting | Apr 30, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 14 min read

Three ways to hop aboard the RSS revival with self-hosting

RSS is back, baby! Let’s review the three most popular self-hosted RSS readers, how to install them, and find the best choice.

Self-Hosting | Mar 26, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 10 min read

Get more from your VPS with these 5 self-hosted apps

The beauty of VPS hosting is that you can almost always eke out a little bit more power—and value—from what you already have.

Self-Hosting && Tutorials | Nov 02, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 11 min read

Tutorial: Installing Slack Alternative Rocket.Chat with Docker

Affected by the recent Slack outage? Looking for a free Slack alternative? In this tutorial, you’ll set up Rocket.Chat in minutes using Docker.

Self-Hosting | Oct 03, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 14 min read

What the Heck is Self-Hosting? A Guide to ‘Owning’ Your Webapps

Self-hosting your own web apps is freeing, but one that few understand. Let’s walk through what it is, how it works, and how you can get started.