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Seafile: Bye, bye, Dropbox?

One of the many good reasons to set up a self-hosted server (besides the obvious fun factor ;-)) is to escape, at lest partially, from all the massive spying and snooping, be it by corporations or governments. (In the second case: good luck.) A key component in any modern web offering is of course cloud-based file synchronization (e.g. Dropbox,

DB or not DB?

Or rather: should I use MariaDB or MySQL? What good is a webserver without a database? In fact, for now my server is doing just fine, but that's mainly due to GetSimple being one of the simplest content management systems ever conceived: it's only a few PHP and XML files. But the truth is that many elements of a complete server environment
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