In the last post, we saw the difference between using 3rd party services like GMail, Github and Slack to run services for our organisation and running the services on our own servers. We saw the advantages and disadvantages of each approach. Assuming that you are convinced about self-hosting, let’s see if it is worthwhile for you to pursue the quest.
To answer this question, let’s address what to consider by using the analogy of building your own library of books v/s being the member of a public library. Continue reading “3rd party or self-hosted? Part 2: Is self-hosting right for me?”