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Notice of planned Kobas Cloud maintenance event: Monday 27th November 2017

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Update 27th November 2017 05:30 GMT
All maintenance work is complete and was successful. No further maintenance is scheduled at this time.

Key information

There will be no interruption to Kobas EPoS service.
Maintenance window is 4am to 7am on Monday 27th November 2017.
No significant interruption of service is anticipated; this is notice of increased risk of interruption of Kobas Cloud service during the […]

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The SaaS behind our SaaS

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SaaS

Both Kobas Cloud and EPoS are offered exclusively in the Software as a Service (SaaS) model. Our clients pay a monthly subscription in return for the ability to use our Cloud website on their internet devices, and our EPoS application on their till units. A hospitality venue pays a few hundred pounds a month to access software which has cost […]

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Under the hood: our web application performance

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Technical post alert!

Continuing on from our popular post about PHP 7, here’s another technical topic for those interested in what goes on under the hood at Kobas. This post describes the techniques we use to make sure that Kobas Cloud is always nice and quick, even when you’re on a mobile device with a weak connection.

Our web assets

Kobas helps you […]

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Kobas Cloud, Loyalty and EPoS now on PHP 7

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Technical post alert!

In a break from our usual feature and hospitality industry related posts, this is a technical topic for those interested in what goes on under the hood at Kobas. We’ve got some engineering news, and I’ll start with covering the benefits for our clients and their customers, before digging a little deeper into the details.

The news

I’m really pleased […]

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Tech Talk – AWS RDS Benchmarks

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KOBAS tames technology for hospitality management. Our Tech Talk articles focus on the technology behind KOBAS.

Tech Talk – AWS RDS Benchmarks

As I’ve mentioned before, we use the excellent Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host KOBAS Cloud. A bunch of our reserved Relational Database Services (RDS) instances are due for renewal soon, so we’re in the process of reviewing our options […]

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Sell Tickets for your Events with KOBAS

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Want to sell tickets for an event at one of your venues? Whether you just want to run a simple free registration event or a New Year’s Eve shindig with early-bird, standard and VIP tickets, you can do it all from your KOBAS account.

The best bit? It’s absolutely free! Event ticket sales are included in your KOBAS monthly fee.

You’ll find […]

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Introducing KOBAS EPoS

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KOBAS can work with nearly any till system. The most basic integration we need is a Till Z report, but the tighter the integration, the more control KOBAS offers your business.

This summer though, we’ve rustled up the ultimate EPoS companion for your KOBAS account – our very own KOBAS EPoS!

Now proven in a wet-led London cocktail bar chain and a […]

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A Simple Email Service (SES)

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We’re in the process of moving our customers to a new email delivery platform. This post outlines why we are doing this, what the benefits are, and what action our customers need to take.

What’s SES?
SES is the Simple Email Service provided by Amazon’s Cloud Computing entity, Amazon Web Services. It provides businesses with a managed email delivery platform for transactional […]

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Startups Love Cloud Computing

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Today I replaced a hard disc drive (HDD) in one of the office workstation’s RAID 10 arrays. Everything went as it should: the RAID controller told us a disc was knackered, we ordered a replacement, at a suitable time we powered the machine off and swapped the drive, and now the data is re-replicated and everything is hunky-dory. No data […]

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