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Bytemark are Hiring !

Software Engineer – Apply Here We’re looking for a full-stack Software Engineer to join our team of five. We’re interested in someone who can take apart a web application, get to know it intimately, and then develop, fix, test, and deliver it. You’ll need to be able to hold to a vision of a finished […]

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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Bytemark Cloud

Ubuntu lovers rejoice! The final stable release of Ubuntu 16.04, code named Xenial Xerus is now ready to fire up using Bytemark Cloud (BigV). What’s new? ‘Snap Packages’ – They’re a new application format, the ‘snap’, which can be installed alongside traditional deb packages. These two packaging formats live quite comfortably next to one another and enable Ubuntu […]

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Let’s Encrypt with Symbiosis

We’ve been testing the latest release of Symbiosis Jessie over the last few months with Let’s Encrypt and we’re proud to say it’s now packaged with Symbiosis! What is Let’s Encrypt? Let’s encrypt is a free, open certificate authority (CA) that launched at the end of 2015. It provides SSL/TLS certificates via an automated process […]

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Setting up a Raspberry Pi perfectly on the first boot

Bytemark’s offices have long been missing that vital component of any tech company – wall-hanging status displays! I want to show off some vital statistics: support satisfaction statistics for our support team, the railcams, sales figures – all that movie stuff! Easy, right? We’ll use Raspberry Pis to do the display – they’re cheap and easily hidden behind […]

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Introducing the new Bytemark Status site

One of our manifesto principles is an ongoing commitment to transparency and clear communication. That’s why since 2005, we have detailed every outage affecting our products and network on our public discussion forum. Today, we’re building on that commitment by launching a dedicated Bytemark Status site where we will continue to report all service interruptions and […]

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