How to K8s: Expose a Public IP via a Load Balancer Service in Kubernetes
In the second installment of How to K8s, we explore how to use a Kubernetes load balance service to expose a single IP.
How to K8s: Exec into a Running Kubernetes Pod
When working with Kubernetes environments, you may find it useful to access a pod directly. You can do that by calling kubectl exec to get direct command line access.
Ephemeral vs Static Build Agents for iOS CI
Dive into the costs and benefits when choosing between ephemeral and static build agents. Learn the key differences and why you may want to choose one method over the other.
Getting Started with Docker & Kubernetes on Mac
MacStadium's Orka brings modern, orchestration and containerization solutions Kubernetes and Docker to Mac-specific CI. Now, teams that focus on dev for iOS and macOS have access to this powerful tech.
Orka Overview Part 2: Deploying Mac Virtual Machines
Manipulating virtual machines has become a core skill for DevOps engineers. Orka allows for automated management of macOS VMs with simple commands.
2 New Xcode 11.4 Features for Swift that We Love
Xcode’s latest release, 11.4 Beta 3, has brought advancements across the board. Here’s our rundown of the two new features we love and think could benefit you the most.
Making the Most of Your Orka Demo
The Orka demo gives you two hours of playtime to experience the power of Orka. Here's how to get the most out of your demo environment.
5 Key Features in Orka's CLI for iOS and macOS Virtualization
It’s always a treat when you can do more with less code. And Orka’s CLI fits this bill. Orka is a powerful macOS virtualization tool that performs complex tasks with short, simple commands.
Orka Plugins Rundown: Part 2
These three plugins are the most recent additions to Orka, and have all been greeted warmly by folks who are using them already. Check out how Orka integrates with your CI pipeline (part 2).
Orka Plugins Rundown: Part 1
With Orka’s simple CLI and our growing library of plugins and integrations, ease-of-use is central to our targeted user experience. In short, Orka is a tool for everyone.
How to Connect Storage for Ephemeral Build Testing
Leveraging ephemeral builds as part of your CI pipeline greatly improves consistency, scalability, and ease of updating. In this post, learn how to connect your build server to shared storage.
YAML for the People: A Human Readable Primer
If you haven’t yet heard much about YAML, it – very much like JSON or XML – is just a way of representing structured data. Learn more in this beginner's guide.
Automate Your CI With These 3 Powerful Tools in 2020
Is CI automation on your team's wishlist for 2020? Check out this piece for three must-have tools before getting started.
Put Your Things Away with MacStadium’s Five Storage Options
With one or more of our five storage solutions your team will be ready and able to focus on the work at hand. We break them down in this piece.
Native vs. React Native for iOS: A Smorgasbord for Thought
A collection of our favorite resources based on specific use cases to help you make a well informed choice as to which route to take in the creation of your next application.
Selecting a Scalable CI Pipeline for macOS
Your company is growing and there are many factors contributing to the need for a more efficient CI infrastructure. Learn how MacStadium can aid in the transition to an infrastructure that can support a product at scale.
Top 5 Signs It's Time to Upgrade Your Mac CI Build Infrastructure
Is your homegrown Mac mini build farm keeping pace with your organizational growth? If you're not sure, the MacStadium team has put together the top five signs it's time to make a change for the better.
Check Out Our New Site-to-Site Networking Docs
We have recently expanded our Mac private cloud Site-to-Site Networking documentation to include specific setup instructions.
MacStadium + Ansible are Making Life Easier for DevOps Teams
Provisioning your Mac cloud virtual machines for macOS and iOS CI just got easier. MacStadium engineers have put together some example Ansible scripts for provisioning your CI build environment.