Hosted Services

Host Your Own Stuff

Our big motivation at BigBadTech is to help people host their own versions of whatever it is they normally rely upon big tech companies for. In this section you’ll find tutorials on setting up your own hosted services. We recommend having a dedicated machine for all of this, or at least using Docker to isolate the service from everything else; keeps things really simple, too.



Home Server Series Part 6 – Your First Self-Hosted Service

What good is a server that doesn’t have a service? In this post, we’ll look at using Docker to set


Running a Minecraft Bedrock Server

I’ve hosted plenty of Minecraft servers over the years on my desktop PC, but it took me quite a while


E-Books Forever – A Review of Calibre

Our Philosophy is that technology should be durable and that you should own things yourself. That includes electronic text. A