Alex Ellis

United Kingdom United Kingdom

I'm the founder of several widely-used open source projects such as OpenFaaS, arkade and k3sup. I'm also a CNCF Ambassador and enjoy working with Go and with containers.

Community Contributions

How to make GitHub Actions 22x faster with bare-metal Arm

GitHub doesn't provide hosted Arm runners, so how can you use native Arm runners safely & securely? GitHub Actions is a modern, fast and efficient way to build and test software, with free runners available. We use the free runners for various open source projects and are generally very pleased with them, after all, who can argue with good enough and free? But one of the main caveats is that GitHub's hosted runners don't yet support the Arm architecture.
Blogpost / 01-17-2023