Orchestration with Kubernetes on Apple

macOS VMs for truly automated CI

Orka provides on-demand macOS environments to power everything from simple Xcode builds to fully integrated, complex automated CI/CD pipelines.

Orka 3.0

Building for Apple platforms made easy.

Leverage genuine Apple hardware in a secure cloud environment to create seamless Mac DevOps pipelines without the up-front investment in hardware and long-term administration.

Faster builds and releases

Orka integrates with CI tools to create true macOS development workflow automation by dynamically provisioning VMs and pooling resources. Use the open-source plugins to connect instantly or build a custom integration with the RESTful API.

Infinitely Scalable

Orka was built to scale to hundreds of Apple Silicon nodes, and is Kubernetes-native, meaning you can use your favorite Kubernetes tools to monitor and manage Orka alongside other environments.

Global Security

MacStadium is certified to the highest level of cloud security and data privacy. We meet or exceed the requirements of even the most demanding teams.

Orka 3.0

Now Available: Orka 3.0

The next-generation macOS virtualization solution that allows your app development team to release more efficiently and effectively.

Kubernetes (k8s) Native

You can now leverage the power of Kubernetes to manage your macOS workflows alongside other heterogeneous environments.

Faster Startups

Open Container Initiative (OCI)-compliant, thin-provisioned images launch in seconds, reducing bottlenecks and increasing throughput.

Integrated Single Sign-On

Easily control and manage environment access for DevOps and developers via the MacStadium Portal with SSO.

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Ready to see Orka in action?

It's time to simplify your CI/CD processes. Purchase and get started with an Orka cluster today in the portal.

Built by developers for developers

Orka CLI

Command-line driven

Easily manage Orka VMs with the automation-friendly CLI, which connects directly to the Kubernetes API.

Jenkins and Orka

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.

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

Jenkins and Orka

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

Design your ideal Orka environment

Enterprise-level performance and customization to meet your DevOps team’s specific needs.

Mix and match hardware

Want the power of the newest Mac hardware? Need some older model Intel machines for certain jobs? No problem. Orka supports mixed environments to give you everything you need in one place.

Access a library of OS images

Easily bring or access any Open Container Initiative (OCI)-compliant images for faster setup.New thin-provisioned images mean system startup can happen in seconds (1-2 minutes) instead of 5-10 minutes+.

Custom networking for maximum security

Customize your environment firewall and networking to satisfy even the most particular security requirements.

Scale on demand

Add nodes as needed over time to scale your environment with your team. Create multiple environments in different data centers around the world to meet the needs of a global development team.

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.”

How's your Mac DevOps pipeline capacity?

Read our DevOps Capacity Planning White Paper to learn how to assess and optimize your current utilization, gather information needed to forecast future needs confidently, and calculate the additional resources required to meet those needs.

Learn more about Orka Platform

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Leverage the power of Kubernetes

MacStadium is dedicated to building software for the Kubernetes community that is consistent, reliable, and interoperable. To demonstrate our commitment, Orka Platform has been certified by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Certified Kubernetes Conformance Program.

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