MacStadium Blog

Pure Storage

MacStadium Notes: Shopify, Pure Storage, and more

December 19, 2019
April 21, 2017

From time to time, our customers will post about their experience with us. We love to read these posts.

Wall-E and Eve

A new life for Xserve

December 20, 2019
March 28, 2017

As the Mac mini became Apple’s most popular server, we started to phase out the Xserve hosting. These machines were six times the size and way more power hungry than the Mac mini so they weren’t as profitable for us.

Cloud Expo Europe

MacStadium at Cloud Expo Europe

December 20, 2019
March 14, 2017

A month after experiencing Dublin Tech Summit, we're taking another trip to Europe. This time our team will be in London for Cloud Expo Europe 2017 March 15 - 16.

iPad

Work with macOS on an iPad or iPhone

December 20, 2019
March 6, 2017

As iOS becomes more powerful, and screens get larger and larger, many people are traveling with just an iPhone or iPad.

Dublin Tech Summit

MacStadium Travels to Dublin Tech Summit

December 20, 2019
February 9, 2017

For our first big event of 2017, MacStadium is heading to Dublin, Ireland for the inaugural Dublin Tech Summit.

Git

How to Add iCloud as a Git Repo

December 20, 2019
December 28, 2016

What if you could use Apple's iCloud to store a local copy of your code and have it available on any of your Apple devices as well? This is certainly possible.

Mac Pro Rack

Partner with MacStadium for Mac CI hosting

December 20, 2019
December 8, 2016

Over the last year, MacStadium has seen tremendous growth by offering Mac servers for development and continuous integration.

Mac Pro Rack

We now offer instant activation on Mac Pros

December 20, 2019
December 6, 2016

We are now staging Mac Pros for instant activation. We keep our most popular configurations ready to go so you can sign up and get started right away.

Credit Card Fraud Protection

Credit Card Fraud Protection at MacStadium

December 20, 2019
December 2, 2016

In case your transaction is flagged by our system, quickly get up and running at MacStadium.

MacStadium Help Site

A New Help Portal for MacStadium Customers

December 20, 2019
November 10, 2016

Today, we're releasing a new dedicated Help portal with built-in search for our customers and others new to Mac hosting.

MacStadium in Ireland

Partnering with the IDA in Ireland to Reach a Global Audience

December 20, 2019
November 8, 2016

Behind-the-scenes details and talk about what it means to be the first enterprise-class, growth-friendly Mac hosting provider in EMEA.

Stacks of minis

Be notified when MacStadium offers a promotion

December 20, 2019
October 28, 2016

From time to time, MacStadium will offer special promotions and coupon codes for new customers to sign up and try our service.

Bjango

Monitor your Mac servers with iStat from Bjango

December 20, 2019
October 25, 2016

Bjango is a well respected and long time developer for great Mac and iOS apps. They have released new apps that will help you monitor your remote servers from your Mac or iOS devices.

VPN Server

Setup a VPN server with macOS Sierra server 10.12

June 26, 2020
October 24, 2016

We have a lot of customers who use their Mac mini as a VPN server. This works great when you need an IP address in the US, or a secure internet connection on the road.

From OS X to macOS

Upgrade from OS X 10.11 El Capitan to macOS 10.12 Sierra Best Practices

December 20, 2019
October 6, 2016

While there are many brave souls who updated to macOS 10.12 Sierra immediately, we're sure many of you were waiting for the all clear.

Mac candle

Super sniffer test of the "New Mac" candle

December 20, 2019
October 5, 2016

The “New Mac Candle” is a hand-poured soy wax candle that is supposed to mimic the new Mac smell. We ordered one right away so we could put it to the test with our expert sniffers.

iOS 10

iOS 10 brings simple setup with macOS Server

December 20, 2019
September 13, 2016

This update brings all sorts of upgrades and features, but there is one particular that is quite useful if you are running a Mac server to host your mail, notes, calendars and other features in macOS Server.

iPad Settings

How to setup a Mac Server as an MDM using Profile Manager

March 13, 2020
September 8, 2016

This tutorial will introduce you to Apple’s very own MDM solution, called Profile Manager. Profile Manager provides an impressive feature set, is easy to use, rather stable and — above all — very affordable.

Resilio

Setup a file server with Resilio on a Mac mini

December 20, 2019
August 15, 2016

Resilio Sync is a power application that lets you run your own file syncing server. It has many of the powerful features found in Dropbox, but it runs on your own hardware.

US West - Las Vegas

Mac Hosting in Europe and US West

December 20, 2019
August 9, 2016

In an effort to better serve customers around the world, we’re happy to announce that you can now host Mac minis and Mac Pros in multiple locations around the globe.

SSH

How to Enable SSH in the VMware ESXi Embedded Host Client

March 13, 2020
August 9, 2016

A few customers have asked about this now that we’re provisioning more Mac servers with ESXi 6.0 U2. Rather than have you wait for a support ticket, you can take care of it yourself with the following guide.