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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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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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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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Comparing Anka and Orka
In this blog, we will do our best at comparing Anka and Orka, expediting your team’s decision-making process. This blog’s information is likely to change over time as both Anka and Orka evolve. Versions and other details will become out of...
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Anka GitLab Runner v1.0.0
Veertu Inc is excited to announce the Anka GitLab Runner v1.0.0, now available on our Anka GitLab Runner GitHub Releases page and inside of DockerHub. It has been several months since we released the beta Anka GitLab Runner 0.6 back in December of 2019....
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Achieving High Availability with Kubernetes
High Availability of your Build Cloud can be achieved in multiple ways. As the popularity and maturity of Kubernetes grows, we’ve also received an increase of questions from customers on using it to deploy the Build Cloud Controller & Registry....
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Using Anka Build to run your Android project's CI/CD
Since Anka 2.5.0, Android emulators are now supported inside of the VM and this guide is no longer accurate or necessary. You can find our documentation here. Using Anka Build to run your Android project’s CI/CD builds and tests is a relatively...
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