Self-hosting is having a server at home in order to host personnal data and services on it.
Problems can happen and the server could become unavailable: a power outage, Internet access loss, etc.
If you use the email system and your server becomes unavailable, emails destined to the server will be re-sent under 3 to 7 days.
- Slow transfer speed. With ADSL, upload is approximately 1/10 of the rate of download. For instance: 1 Mb/s download speed would give an upload speed of 100 kb/s;
- Availability must be 24/7;
- Anonymity, private life;
- Reappropriation of personnal data and services;
- Decentralization, distributed networks;