Getting Started with asdf for Tool and Runtime Management
Managing multiple versions of tools and runtimes can get complex fast -- particularly when you have to automate the execution of code with multiple versions of a runtime for CI. To simplify this, we take a look at a version management tool called asdf in this blog post.
MacDevOps YVR 2022 Roundup
MacStadium is a proud sponsor of the annual MacDevOps YVR conference that wrapped up this past week. We call out a few of our favorite talks from this excellent knowledge sharing event in this post.
Understanding Containers and Virtual Machines
Containers and virtual machines (VMS) serve similar purposes, but they are fundamentally different, which can be confusing at first. Learn about how they each work and which use cases each is best suited to in this post.
New and Improved Customer Portal Experience
The MacStadium customer portal is undergoing some major improvements, and more are slated to come. Learn about what's new in the portal in this post, and share your ideas for new features you'd like to see next!
Passing Jenkins Workflows to Specific Nodes in Orka
Orka can scale to accommodate macOS and iOS CI processes from multiple teams within a single organization. Learn how to direct Jenkins workflows to specific nodes within your Orka cluster to avoid bottlenecking in this post.
The New Mac Studio is Coming to MacStadium
Apple recently announced a new powerhouse in its desktop lineup – the Mac Studio. As the first to offer new Mac devices in the cloud, we are happy to announce that we expect to have bare metal, cloud-hosted Mac Studios generally available by Summer’s end.
How to K8s: Deploy a Jenkins Master in Kubernetes with Helm
MacStadium’s Orka is built on Kubernetes, and as such, users have access to the underlying cluster via a sandbox environment that is accessible within your Orka environment. In this post, we walk through deploying a Jenkins master in K8s locally with Minikube to demonstrate how this can be done in Orka to simplify networking between Jenkins elements for macOS and iOS CI/CD.
MacStadium Appoints Company Veteran Tom Schnell to Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer
MacStadium, Inc., a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) leader delivering scalable and secure enterprise Mac cloud solutions,today announced the appointment of company veteran Tom Schnell to Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Customer Officer (CCO), a new role for the organization.