Plex+Docker+Synology=❤

This post is either a cool idea or ridiculous. Having received a Synology DS220+ NAS over the winter, I decided to dive in to see how much stuff I could run on the system. Previously I used an old Ubuntu PC as a storage/print server, Plex server, and other various things. The system filled my needs as a home server for several years, but eventually, I ran out of storage space and needed to decide on the next stage of my home sever life.

All of this got me thinking about Docker. It’s not a technology I got to use a work, but software containerization is something I felt I’ll need to be familiar with going forward. With that decided, I dove into learning Docker and rolling out Plex on the Synology.

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