I run a file and media server at home to host all my files. It’s a very important machine for my work and personal life. And while I do use public and private cloud to collaborate or share files with others, I don’t use the public cloud to save personal photos or work documents. Everything lives on my local machine away from the prying eyes of spy agencies and companies.The regular self-assembled PC I used as my file server was taking up too much space and generating too much heat. So I started looking for something similar to Apple’s Mac Mini.But while I love Apple hardware, when it comes to serious stuff, I don’t trust anything but open source and Linux. Running Linux on Mac Mini is a painful task, and being a locked down device it also makes it hard to upgrade hardware components.

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Johan Louwers

Johan Louwers

Global Lead Archict at Capgemini
Johan Louwers is an Oracle ACE Director and works for the global Capgemini Infrastructure organisation where he leads the Oracle Architect Office as the lead architect.
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