Meet the Team: Allan Buchan

Here, we give some insight into what it’s like to be part of our Support team. If you’d like to learn more about Software Engineering too, take a look at our other team interview with Hannah. Name: Allan Buchan Department: Support Job title: (our first!) Junior System Administrator Random fact about you: I enjoy growing super-hot […]

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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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What We’ve Shipped: Highlights of 2018 so Far

They say if you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backwards. At Bytemark, we’re moving forward faster than ever before, shipping new features and improvements to functionality and reliability that we hope you’ll love. Introduction I’m Peter and I joined Team Bytemark last month as the Product Owner. As a Product Owner, I believe in transparency […]

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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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How to set up a WordPress site quickly

WordPress is an incredibly popular website management system, powering an estimated 25% of websites. We love it because at its very core, it’s an open source CMS. The source code is freely available for anyone to study, use, modify, and build upon. This has resulted in thousands of people across the world using it to build sites, […]

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Meet the Team: Hannah Pirie

Want to learn more about our team and what it’s like to work at Bytemark? This post was the first in our ‘Meet the Team’ series – we’ve since spoken to Allan, our System Administrator too. But first, let’s hear from Hannah, our Placement Year Student Turned Junior Developer! Name: Hannah Pirie Department: Moved between […]

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What is it like to go to a Django Girls Workshop?

For those who have not come across Django Girls before, it is a non-profit organisation and community that empowers women to organise free, one-day programming/coding workshops by providing tools, resources and support. During each of their events across the world, 30-60 women build their first web application using HTML, CSS, Python and Django. Their goal is to […]

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