MacStadium’s Orka platform is a virtualization layer for orchestrating macOS in a cloud environment using native Kubernetes commands to create, control and automate Virtual Machines (VM). It delivers high-performance macOS® environments for simple Xcode® builds, along with complex, automated Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) pipelines.
Built by developers for developers, Orka platform offers powerful benefits — enabling your teams to create, build and manage macOS and iOS projects in a secure cloud environment. With Orka platform, you can:
The benefits of Orka platform supercharge your team’s capabilities with secure, reliable solutions for businesses of all sizes.
Beyond the benefits listed above, MacStadium has been a trusted source for Mac cloud solutions for nearly 15 years. It has supported businesses of all sizes to orchestrate and use Mac resources in the cloud.
For example, organizations such as AppDynamics use MacStadium’s virtualization layer, Orka platform, to efficiently build its infrastructure.
Craig Hall, build and release infrastructure manager at AppDynamics says, "Our builds will no longer need any cleanup steps, potentially saving 20% from the build time. Our engineers won’t have to re-run their builds due to infrastructure issues, saving them so much time." 1
Homebrew worked with MacStadium to help meet their growing needs using Orka platform. "Everyone who has to deal with macOS automation would love a Google Cloud or AWS for macOS," says Homebrew Project Leader, Mike McQuaid. "I feel like Orka is the closest thing that you can get to that. You’re able to spin up, spin down VMs using an easy-to-use CLI or API." 2
With Insight and MacStadium, developers and their teams can create, build and manage projects in a macOS and iOS environment. Talk to an expert today to add MacStadium’s Orka platform to your team’s portfolio.
1 MacStadium. AppDynamics and Orka Platform: Cool in a Crisis.
2 MacStadium. When One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Homebrew on Orka Platform.