Vulnerability Scanner for iOS Build and Test Anka macOS VM images

Up until a few years ago, the focus of software security was securing the perimeter. However, with the wide adoption of containers and service-based architecture for software applications and services, the responsibility of security is falling on developers. Securing the software supply chain is now the key area of focus with President Biden signing an

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Create macOS VMs for iOS CI using Apple M1 hardware

Anka 3.0 (beta) now available for Apple’s M1 hardware We are excited to announce our Anka 3.0 beta version allowing you to create macOS VMs for iOS CI using Apple M1 hardware. This version allows you to leverage the significant performance improvements offered by this new hardware. Anka version 3.0 uses the new virtualization framework

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On-demand macOS VMs in Azure DevOps Pipelines with Anka Build

In this blog post, we’re going to show you how to set up and utilize on-demand macOS VMs for iOS building and testing inside of Azure DevOps Pipelines using Veertu’s Anka Build solution. Microsoft has a vast library of services under Azure DevOps which support teams in planning work, collaborating on code, and automating building

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Ephemeral VMs and CI Orchestration on AWS EC2 Mac with Anka

Amazon EC2 Mac instances provide a way for iOS development teams to configure iOS CI infrastructure on AWS without the hassles of hosting and managing the mac hardware themselves. These EC2 Mac instances offer a usage-based pricing model (minimum 24-hour threshold), unlimited scalability of mac hardware with minimal management overhead, worldwide access for distributed development

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Benefits of running Anka on AWS EC2 Mac Instances

Recently, the AWS Compute Blog wrote an excellent introduction to “Getting Started with Anka on EC2 Mac Instances“. In the blog, they covered allocating an EC2 Mac Dedicated Host; launching a mac1.metal instance on it; installing and configured Anka for “type-2 virtualization and orchestration”; and finally, successfully launching and running commands inside a macOS virtual

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