Mhm, did the maths: My infrastructure costs me ~27.04€ per month.

If one would like to optimize it a bit more for cost and maybe drop GitLab, they can easily go with ~20€ per month.

In the current day and age, probably 20 very well invested Euros. Providing me with more freedom, easier access and more privacy than the average web user.

It's sad, but at the same time, it's up to you to change it. I provide all my automation as inspiration for your personal take on IT:

@sheogorath I have a home server and assuming 3-year life for all parts, I'd be looking at $15 or less per month. Including 16TB worth of HDDs.

@karan A homeserver is for sure a valid option here. Main issue there are space and connectivity. Solvable for some people, not for everybody and that's why I prefer my servers to hang out in datacenters, but everyone has their own take on it :)

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