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.
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.
Easily Provision Your Orka VMs with the Orka Python SDK
The Orka Python SDK offers a simple and powerful means of interacting programmatically with all aspects of Orka, including the Orka API, the Kubernetes API, as well as the macOS VMs you create. Check out this post to learn more and see some example code to get you started.
Orka on Apple Silicon Beta
Orka 2.0 supports Apple Silicon! Learn about exciting new features this unlocks, and how Orka 2.0 compares to previous releases in this post.
Orka Node Tags - Deploying VMs on Specific Nodes
Node tagging is one of many exciting features in Orka 2.0. Learn the ins and outs of using tags to control your workflows in Orka in this post.
VM Scheduling in Orka 2.0
One of the new, useful features of Orka 2.0 is VM scheduling. What is it and why should you care? Learn all about VM scheduling and how it can improve your Orka cluster.
Ephemeral CI for iOS with GitHub Actions and Orka Just Got Better
After showing around a first iteration of Orka-Actions-Connect, we embraced the community’s feedback and made it simpler to deploy and effortless to maintain.
Meet the Orka-Tekton Integration: Futuristic CI/CD on macOS
If you’re already running CI/CD with Tekton, and you want to include macOS build nodes, learn more about the Orka-Tekton integration and how it can speed up your pipeline.