Switching to Rancher Desktop: A Transition for DDEV on MacOS

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The recent article on DrupalEasy by Michael Anello delves into the author's migration from Colima to Rancher Desktop as a Docker provider for DDEV projects on MacOS. Anello found Rancher Desktop installation and transition seamless, noting improved subjective performance with Drupal 10 sites. In appreciating the open-source nature of Rancher Desktop, Anello details his approach for exporting and importing databases between the providers when switching over. 

While the performance edge of OrbStack is mentioned, it is revealed that Anello currently prefers to stick with an open-source solution. Citing the smooth experience with Rancher Desktop, the author expresses no intention to revert to Colima pending a seamless update of Rancher Desktop. The article offers practical insights and first-hand experiences for developers considering a Docker provider switch.  

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