One of the things the cloud has taught us over the past few years is to expect outages. Lots of them. Many of those outages have been pretty big! This is because in the world of public cloud (aka. Infrastructure as a Service), running servers in reliable, physical data centres has been replaced with a new […]
Archana is a one-woman accounts dynamo. As the only person working full-time on accounts – with occasional assistance from Andrew and Jessica – she has a crucial role at Anchor. She earned her Masters in Professional Accounting from Central Queensland University and plans to start her CPA in the next few years. Like many working […]
Devops Downunder is just two weeks away now, and Anchor is excited to be a gold sponsor. In addition to being a sponsor, our very own Geek Supreme Matt Palmer will be speaking. If you’re a regular reader you’ll know that we love us some APIs, and Matt will be talking all about building a […]
Sharif Olorin has a reputation around the office for 3 things: his deadpan sense of humour, his numerous tattoos and piercings, and his obsession with Russian Caravan tea. So far, the best Russian Caravan he’s found is at the Glebe markets in Sydney’s Inner-West, an area he now calls home. In many ways, Sharif is […]
Michael Sampson has a reputation for being the office Linux nut. No small feat, when you consider that everyone at Anchor is a Linux nut. He works as a Systems Admin with Chris and Ryan. How did you come to be working at Anchor? “I was attending PyCon AU in Tasmania. I saw the Anchor banner next […]
Congratulations to Evan Tanuhardja from Hybris. Evan has won an iPad mini just by visiting our booth at the e-Commerce Show which was held in Melbourne last week. Anchor will also be attending Online Retailer in August. Be sure to drop by our booth for your chance to win other cool prizes!
In a departure from our usual technical posts, we thought we’d share with you a little of what it’s like to be a network admin here at Anchor. A properly functioning network is critical for a internet services company, and our net-ops team does a fantastic job of ensuring that things keep running smoothly. When […]
Anchor’s Keiran Holloway, Jessica Field and Phillip Pace are heading down to Melbourne to attend the eCommerce Show. The event is being held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center on Wednesday and Thursday. Our booth is no 6006. If you’re in the area, come down to say hi – and enter the draw to […]
Cameron Wood was seemingly born with a pool cue in his hands. His colleagues and I watch in awe as he coolly lines up a shot and sinks yet another ball. “Yeah, I’m not too bad at it I guess. When I was at uni, I lived across the road from a snooker place and I […]
In true Anchor style, our Anchorites celebrated St Patrick’s day by dressing in green and drinking Guinness. Given that St Patrick’s day fell on a Sunday, we started early on Friday. It looks like the celebrations will be continuing into this week, as the decorations are still up, and there’s still some Guinness left over!