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Updates about Bytemark’s cloud servers and automated platform (formerly called BigV).

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What We’ve Shipped: Simple Load Balancing

In this ‘What We’ve Shipped’, we’re proud to announce that we’ve added load balancers to Bytemark Cloud, enabling you to build scalable websites and applications easily, increase the performance of your existing infrastructure and add redundancy to critical services.   Update: Bytemark load balancers have since been improved by the addition of ‘Sticky Session’ support. Our […]

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What We’ve Shipped: Docker on Debian

We love Docker, as it makes deploying web-based applications much simpler by packaging them (and all the libraries and dependencies they need) in containers. We’re in the process of rebuilding many of our internal systems to use Docker and other cloud-native technologies, as well as using it for our own self-hosting requirements. To enable you […]

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What is Cloud Hosting?

Think of how often you’ve been asked these two questions in quick succession at a party. “What’s your name?” “What do you do?” These two questions give us a quick snapshot of a person and a brief story of who they are, what they are doing and where they are going next. “Peter – I’m […]

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What We’ve Shipped: Symbiosis Update

We’re excited to announce that an update to Symbiosis is now available as an update on Bytemark Cloud. This update updates Symbiosis to the latest stable Debian version (Stretch) and adds many general fixes to improve reliability and increase performance. Whats New We’ve updated the Debian base from Jessie to Stretch. This brings extensive benefits, […]

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Two-Factor Authentication is here!

We’re excited to announce that two-factor authentication can now be set up on all Bytemark accounts. What is Two Factor Authentication? Two-factor authentication (also known as 2FA) is a method of confirming a user’s claimed identity by utilising a combination of two different unique identification mechanisms. Typically these mechanisms fall into at least two of […]

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