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M1 and Kubernetes... Together at Last!

We're excited to share a preview of Orka running on M1 nodes, in a hybrid cluster with Intel machines, managed by our Jenkins plugin. Check it out and sign up to be a beta participant.

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GitOps Emerges as a Major Theme at KubeCon 2021

GitOps was a major topic of conversation at KubeCon 2021. Learn a bit about GitOps and get a rundown on our favorite GitOps talks from the conference in this post.

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Expose Native, Dockerized Services in macOS CI/CD Workflows with Orka

Learn how to leverage native Docker in a macOS or iOS CI/CD pipeline with Orka.

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Shared VM Storage is Available in Orka 1.6

Learn about Orka’s new shared storage solution for self-hosting build requirements and cacheing intermediate build artifacts.

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Orka 1.6: Shared VM Storage, Automation-Friendly CLI, and More

The Orka 1.6.0 release is packed with powerful new features. Learn about how these changes can enhance your current or future CI/CD pipeline for iOS or macOS.

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Run GitHub Actions Workflows on Single-Use Mac VMs in Orka

Learn how to convert a GitHub Actions workflow to run on single-use Mac VMs in Orka in this blog post.

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Manage your macOS VM Images with the Orka-Packer Plugin

Learn a bit about Packer, its advantages and how to use the Orka-Packer plugin to manage your macOS VM images as code in this post.

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Image Management in Orka for macOS and iOS CI

Managing Mac VM images is simple with Orka. Learn about image storage, and walk through a sample workflow with the Orka CLI.

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VMware on Mac: How to Create a Virtual Machine

MacStadium offers the latest VMware ESXi running on certified Apple hardware in the cloud. Learn how to spin up your first VMware VM on macOS in this post.

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