Self-Hosted Home Server

Apple Mac Mini

Hosting your own web server at home isn’t for everyone, but if you like to learn, hosting your own web server at home is a fantastic learning experience. In theory you may not be saving much money by hosting your own web server, but you’re in control.

Apple Mac Mini


  • 2.3 GHz Intel Core I5
  • 3 MB shared level 3 cache
  • 8 GB of 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM
  • 500 GB hard drive


  • Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
  • Apache2 2.4.29
  • PHP 7.2

How does it perform, see the results here.