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....
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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...
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Single-use macOS VMs for iOS CI with Anka, AWS EC2 Mac, and Github Actions or Buildkite
In this blog, we’re going to walk you through how you can automate the creation of single-use macOS VMs for iOS CI with AWS EC2 Mac and Github Actions or Buildkite. Here at Veertu we have a long history with Buildkite and love YAML configured build,...
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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...
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Self-service creation and deployment of on-demand macOS CI environments for remote developers
The following is an interview with Filip Viskovic of Improbable on how they used Anka to set up self-service creation and deployment of on-demand macOS CI environments for 100s of remote developers. Improbable is a company dedicated to providing services...
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AWS + Anka Build Cost Diagramv3
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...
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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...
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Monitoring your Anka Build Cloud with Prometheus
Prometheus is a powerful monitoring and alerting toolkit. You can use it to store Anka Controller, Registry, and VM metrics to build out or integrating into existing graphing tools like Grafana. While exactly how you should install Prometheus and Grafana...
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Anka running Apple Metal v1
Build and test Metal Xcode projects with Anka
In this blog, we’d like to show you how to build and test Metal Xcode projects with Anka. Modern iOS and macOS applications use Apple Metal APIs to access GPU for graphics or intensive calculations. Starting in Anka version 2.3.2, Anka VMs support...
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Anka Develop: A Free License for Developers + Big Sur VM Support
We are excited to announce the Beta version of our next Anka release, including a Free License for developers named Anka Develop, better security with driver-less addons, anka create support for Big Sur, and a new command for transferring files and folders...
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