July: Jellyfin and Infiniband


7pm, Wednesday, 12 July 2023

Topic 1/2: Jellyfin

Speaker: Nick Skarott

Jellyfin is the truly open‐source fork of the Emby project—an alternative to the Plex media server. Nick will go over the advantages and disadvantages of using Jellyfin over a “freemium” product like Plex or Emby.

Download slides (application/pdf, 216 KiB)

Topic 2/2: Home Infiniband

Speaker: Stephen Worthington

If you want faster network connections, Infiniband is much faster than 10 Gbit/s Ethernet, and may also be cheaper. Come to this PLUG meeting and let me tell you about my experiences with installing and using 40 Gbit/s Infiniband at home.

Download slides (application/pdf, 396 KiB)

Download images (application/zip, 1.6 MiB)


Milson Community Centre


$2 gold coin donation

Coffee and biscuits will be provided, but please feel free to bring along your own snacks and drinks.


  • 7:00pm: Welcome (Nick Skarott)
  • 7:10pm: Topic 1/2: Jellyfin (Nick Skarott)
  • 7:55pm: Supper Break
  • 8:05pm: General business (Nick Skarott)
  • 8:10pm: Topic 2/2: Home Infiniband (Stephen Worthington)
  • 9:00pm: Doors close

One thought on “July: Jellyfin and Infiniband”

  1. Great meet last week, thanks folks.

    Slides from Nick’s presentation on Jellyfin are here: <https://www.plug.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/jellyfin-free-vs-premium.pdf> (application/pdf, 216 KiB)

    Slides from Stephen’s presentation on Infiniband are here: <https://www.plug.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/home-infiniband.pdf> (application/pdf, 396 KiB)

    Stephen also sent through an archive of all of the images he was using: <https://www.plug.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/home-infiniband-images.zip> (application/zip, 1.6 MiB)

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