T2 Chip and Anka co-existence

Since the release of new 2018 mac minis, we have received several questions from users on the impact of T2 security chip included in the new mac minis on Anka Build setup. This blog describes in detail how Anka technology foundation is agnostic to T2 and can co-exist with it. There is enough written about

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Anka Build Runner for GitLab CI

Dynamically provision iOS build/test environments from GitLab CI on Anka Build macOS Cloud Anka Build software is used to configure an AWS like macOS cloud on mac hardware. Once Anka Build setup is complete, DevOps can create multiple build/test images for their iOS CI, and dynamically provision container like instances on Anka Build macOS cloud

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Shared storage or local storage based macOS Cloud for iOS CI

It’s obvious that mobile development is very mainstream now and as a result, the size and number of mobile development projects continues to grow. However, as projects and teams scale, and the number of dependencies increase, ensuring a consistent and stable build for all developers while ensuring code and test quality is a much bigger

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Run docker workloads in macOS VMs on Anka Build – DevOps Uploaded

There is “Lunchable,” and then there is “Lunchable Uploaded”. Today, we are announcing nested beta support in Anka Build platform to run Docker workloads in macOS VMs. It takes DevOps up a notch for macOS ecosystem. So, why nested support in Anka? Nested for everyone who is familiar with virtualization, means to run a hypervisor

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Container like ‘anka run’ interface for Anka macOS VM

Anka run command line interface enables command execution inside Anka macOS VMs directly from the host. It’s very similar to container docker run. Why is this interesting – It allows Devops to take their existing container based Linux CI workflow automation, repurpose it for macOS and use it on Anka Build macOS Cloud infrastructure for

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Scaling iOS CI infrastructure with Anka Build

You start with one iOS app and then it morphs into multiple apps, and you are shipping a new version of all these apps frequently to the app store without compromising on quality. How do you do it? First, you build an application architecture that supports the scale – a large team of developers working

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