Automating macOS Server Configuration with Ansible
Ansible is a lightweight configuration solution that requires only two things of the target servers it configures. We’re walking through Jeff Geerling’s Ansible playbook on the blog to show you how Ansible can benefit you.
Say "Hello" to iOS App Clips
iOS 14 has a brand new feature called App Clips. Get ready to explore this new, mini-versions of iOS apps as we explore what you can expect from these cool new tools.
Automation 101: Introduction to Ansible
If you’re looking to get started with Ansible, you’ve come to the right place! We’re diving into automation with Ansible for the introductory blog post.
Intro to Chef: Configuration and Automation Tool for Mac VMs
Jump into part one of our Chef series, where we introduce some concepts and ideas for beginners and discuss the latest update to the Chef training materials.
Starting an Ephemeral VM Pipeline using macOS
As Dev and Ops teams combine to DevOps teams, ephemeral builds become a bigger pain point - don’t worry, we’ll walk you through the how-tos with Orka.
Ephemeral vs Static Build Agents for iOS CI
Dive into the costs and benefits when choosing between ephemeral and static build agents. Learn the key differences and why you may want to choose one method over the other.
Getting Started with Docker & Kubernetes on Mac
MacStadium's Orka brings modern, orchestration and containerization solutions Kubernetes and Docker to Mac-specific CI. Now, teams that focus on dev for iOS and macOS have access to this powerful tech.
5 Key Features in Orka's CLI for iOS and macOS Virtualization
It’s always a treat when you can do more with less code. And Orka’s CLI fits this bill. Orka is a powerful macOS virtualization tool that performs complex tasks with short, simple commands.
Automate Your CI With These 3 Powerful Tools in 2020
Is CI automation on your team's wishlist for 2020? Check out this piece for three must-have tools before getting started.
Put Your Things Away with MacStadium’s Five Storage Options
With one or more of our five storage solutions your team will be ready and able to focus on the work at hand. We break them down in this piece.
Native vs. React Native for iOS: A Smorgasbord for Thought
A collection of our favorite resources based on specific use cases to help you make a well informed choice as to which route to take in the creation of your next application.
Selecting a Scalable CI Pipeline for macOS
Your company is growing and there are many factors contributing to the need for a more efficient CI infrastructure. Learn how MacStadium can aid in the transition to an infrastructure that can support a product at scale.
Provisioning on MacStadium with Ansible
In a series of blog posts, we will provide some pointers and a few examples for new MacStadium adopters to use as a guide. Let's start with Ansible...
New MacStadium Docs Site
We are excited to announce our new documentation website. Visit docs.macstadium.com for quick start guides, answers to your most frequently asked questions, best practices for different use cases, code examples, and much more!
MacStadium VMware Private Cloud Quick Start Guide
Get up and running with your MacStadium VMware private cloud quickly and easily with our VMware Private Cloud Quick Start Guide.
Two-Factor Authentication in the Customer Portal
MacStadium now offers the ability for customers to enable two-factor authentication when logging into the portal, providing an additional layer of security when accessing your customer environment.
New MacStadium Knowledge Base
We've launched a new Knowledge Base! Read articles, follow tutorials, and have your frequently asked questions answered here.
Ways to use your Mac server
When you say to yourself, "I'd love to try a Mac server but I just don't know what I'd do with it," take a look at this list. It's a mix of Mac apps, open source projects, and iOS tools.
Introducing the New MacStadium Customer Portal
We have listened to your feedback on our current subscriber dashboard and we are excited to announce the all-new MacStadium Customer Portal.
Some tips on High Sierra at MacStadium
High Sierra is almost among us. Here are a few things you should consider as you decide to upgrade to macOS 10.13.
MacStadium Network Monitoring
Monitoring network performance of hosted servers is essential to managing the capabilities of the software running on your Mac servers at MacStadium.
Credit Card Fraud Protection at MacStadium
In case your transaction is flagged by our system, quickly get up and running at MacStadium.
A New Help Portal for MacStadium Customers
Today, we're releasing a new dedicated Help portal with built-in search for our customers and others new to Mac hosting.
Be notified when MacStadium offers a promotion
From time to time, MacStadium will offer special promotions and coupon codes for new customers to sign up and try our service.
Setup a VPN server with macOS Sierra server 10.12
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.
A Hosting Option for Almost Every Budget
The base of every subscription at MacStadium is the hosting plan. All of our services are offered on a monthly basis so you'll pay for that hosting plan every single month you have an active subscription.
Explaining Time Zones and Best Practices for Configuring Time on Servers
Let’s look at how time zones came about, how technology handles time zones, and ways to avoid time zone issues in software development and infrastructure management.
What Makes a Mac Server?
In this article, we'll go over the basic components of a Mac server and the purpose each component plays in making the server work. With this knowledge, the hardware can help you create the next app of the year.
Mac Server Growing Pains and How to Avoid Them
This post is part of our beginner's guide to hosting, Mac servers, and virtualization. Follow along on Twitter or with RSS. Your team has released a brand new app and it’s flooded with new users.
10 Tips for Getting Started at MacStadium
Whether you’re just testing the waters with a mini or setting up your first cloud for development and testing, below you’ll find some tips for taking advantage of the service right from day one.
Top 10 Historical Posts and Videos at MacStadium
In this article, we'll look back at our most popular content on the MacStadium Blog and Youtube channel from 2011 up to now.
Hosting Elite Gigabit Speed Tests
Often times subscribers wonder if Hosting Elite (Gigabit) connectivity is ‘really’ full Gigabit, and is it ‘really’ 10x faster than our Hosting Pro 100Mbps package… The answer is YES!
Remotely controlling your Mac Mini server
Where Do I Begin? So you have a MacStadium hosted server and you're all ready to do something with it. The first question on your mind is probably "How do I control this thing?"