Self-Hosted & Open Source Software Worth Trying in 2019

The open source community has been key to some of the biggest tech trends in recent years – notably Kubernetes and Docker. Both tools are undoubtedly impressive, and together they enable hyper-scalability, continuous integration and rapid software development. This is an exciting opportunity for many businesses. But what if that’s not what you need at […]

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Do You Need Kubernetes? Benefits vs Costs

Ever since Kubernetes was first launched by Google back in 2014, it has gone from strength to strength in terms of popularity. Google Trends data shows the steep, consistent rise in searches for the term; in May 2019 KubeCon + CloudNativeCon saw over 7,700 attendees in Barcelona; there’s even a dedicated Kubernetes workspace on Slack […]

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Why We Migrated to WordPress: The Benefits of a CMS

Content management systems (CMS) have become a key business tool. They allow you to add, edit, format and delete digital content (text, images, videos etc.) via a user-friendly interface. This removes the need to deal with any backend code, making the process of updating website content more accessible for individuals who aren’t highly technical. As […]

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Creating Your Own Ad Blocker in 15 Minutes

If you’ve done just about anything on the internet, you’ll have come across some ads. Whether it’s mobile games or apps, shopping websites or social media, digital ads are everywhere. They’re often annoying, usually interruptive and, what’s worse, they’re almost certainly tracking your browsing habits. There are a few ways to get rid of those […]

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New Year, New Look: Bytemark’s Rebrand Goes Live

If you’ve visited the blog before, you’ll have noticed that things look a bit different. We’ve launched the new branding that we first announced back in October 2018! But the start of the project, which we’ve worked on alongside United By Design, actually dates back even further. Bytemark has more web properties than most. There’s the […]

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