It’s the 400 Show! John Zajdler and Christian to Celebrate – HGG400

John Zajdler and Christian Johnson are back as we discuss the state of the Home Server and what is the sweet spot for Hard Drive size when it comes to purchasing.  We also spend some time looking at some recent news about security breaches  around Slack and  Docker and get Christian’s opinion on both. It’s good to get to 400 and I have a lot of people to thank. Both those who have joined me on the show and those who have listened. Thanks for being such a great community and all the support. I think you will enjoy the show.

Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #400 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network.


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Podcast, Home Gadget Geeks, Hard Drive, Home Server, Home Server Show, Slack, Docker, Security Breach, John Zajdler, Christian Johnson


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Catch up with John and Christian – what has changed since since our Home Server days. Storage has gotten cheaper but do we have less of a need?  



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