👋 Hugo here, we just wrapped up May, and so much has happened.
We have an internal Slack channel we use to keep track of significant changes, and there's a bit too much to cover!
Here's a list of the latest major updates:
We significantly improved the creation time of Ephemeral Environments: 4.5 seconds to Kubernetes readiness, 2.5 seconds to container-based preview startup. Cold booted (no warm ups).
You can now use an Ephemeral environment-powered Docker, transparently from your local workstation (demo). Have a Mac and are struggling to have enough memory for Docker Desktop? We got you.
We added the ability for any container to be available via public ingress, first backed by authentication, and more recently also without. video.
Docker now has first-class support in Namespace, with log streaming and container summaries, in both the Web UI and the CLI.
We increased the compatibility of our Managed GitHub Runners, and added support for custom machine shapes and native ARM64.
We released namespacelabs.dev/breakpoint, our open-source solution to add breakpoints to CI workflows.
We're also happy to see updates from the community.
kwasm.sh is an open-source Kubernetes Operator that adds support to run WASM-based containers to existing Kubernetes clusters.
Sven jumped on the opportunity and added similar support to Kubernetes clusters based on Namespace's Ephemeral Environments.
With other providers you often have to wait between a minute and 10 minutes before you can start, but with Namespace, well, here's what Sven had to say:
We've gotten some good feedback about our pricing model: it's hard to grasp!
We focused on having a model that would bring you the best value, but we recognize that understanding how you can make it work better for you is hard.
This is an area that we're working on; expect some updates soon.
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