Orka® by MacStadium

Supercharge your Mac DevOps with Orka


Orka enables enterprise-grade Mac DevOps in a secure cloud environment using Kubernetes to create a scalable macOS orchestration and life cycle management solution.

With MacStadium's Orka platform, you have everything you need for true automation. Dynamically provision VMs, pool resources, and gain efficiency by cloning VMs instead of manually re-imaging individual Macs.


macOS virtual machines when you need them

Deploy (and redeploy) macOS virtual machines for software builds and testing in seconds, not minutes or hours.


Seamless automated CI/CD pipelines

Connect to the most popular DevOps tools to build macOS and iOS DevOps pipelines with the tools you already know and love.


Peak performance

The Orka platform was designed to be lightweight and built specifically for Mac. Its use of Kubernetes makes it highly scalable and able to support complex workflows.

Built for developers, by developers


Command-line driven

Use easy-to-learn commands similar to Docker or Kubernetes command line.


Open-source CI plugins

Easily add automation to your Mac DevOps workflow by connecting Orka to your chosen CI tools using our open-source plugins.


Brand new, lightweight API proxies requests directly to the k8s for lightning-fast response times.

UI command and control

Create and orchestrate Orka VMs through the MacStadium portal web interface.

Looking for a Mac DevOps solution on AWS?

Searching for the best Mac DevOps solution that complies with your organization’s mandate to use AWS? Orka has you covered. Get the industry-leading macOS virtualization solution on AWS EC2 Macs using your EDP.

Building for Apple platforms made easy

Connect your Orka environment to your build pipeline with one of our free, open-source plugins.

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Static and ephemeral Buildkite agents on macOS with Orka

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Drone pipeline that runs commands on MacStadium virtual machines

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GitHub Actions

Setup a single or multiple runners automatically, or a single runner manually

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How to use GitLab Shell executors and Custom executors

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Plugin to support both permanent and ephemeral Jenkins agents on Orka

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Plugin to automate building images for Orka

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Plugin to configure TeamCity so it can provision and tear down agents running in Orka on demand

Leading organizations around the world are using Orka to drive Mac DevOps


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“With MacStadium’s Orka, you’re able to spin up and spin down VMs using an easy-to-use CLI or API.”


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“Our builds no longer need any cleanup steps, potentially saving 20% from the build time. Now the builds are spun up on a clean agent every time, completely reproducible.”


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“Orka has optimized our compute-function costs, made our cloning simpler, and cut our build and transfer times.”


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“It was super easy to integrate Orka with Jenkins. With only a few lines of code, we could run jobs.”


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“The interactive labs powered by Orka gave Jamf the opportunity to pioneer new technology and offer a fist of its kind experience for Mac admins.”

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