Why Self-Host?

Lars describes why the legal environment in the EU is making self hosting a more compelling option:

I’ve long been a fan of self-hosting. A $5/mo virtual server can easily run your web site, email, gitea, and host of other things – especially with modern Go apps (Caddy, Gitea, Maddy, InfluxDb, Grafana, etc) that are very efficient.

Here is a podcast which covers various aspects of self-hosting

I find it quite informative at times.