DevOps and the Visibility of Work in the Value Stream

In this age of faster, and leaner software delivery, managing teams and more importantly managing tasks and workflows, both within teams and across teams, is more relevant than ever. Cornelia Davis, CTO Weaveworks and Dominica DeGrandis, director of Digital Transformation at Tasktop offers some practical advice on evaluating IT workflows in the enterprise and how to manage technical debt and other invisible work.

Part 1 - Distributed Systems, Disaster Recovery and GitOps

By leveraging GitOps and a modern cloud-native-friendly data platform, it has become possible for even the smallest organizations to have real and reliable disaster recovery plans.

Living on the Edge - How Screenly Monitors Edge IoT Devices with Prometheus

In this guest post Viktor Petersson discusses how Screenly uses Prometheus to monitor their infrastructure. Over the years, they found Prometheus to be extremely versatile, and then expanded Prometheus to include business intelligence metrics.

The Road to Flux v2 - October update

There has been a lot of new features and improvements added to Flux v2 in September, read this blog to learn more, including our ongoing plans for Flux v1 and the GitOps Toolkit reaching a big milestone.

Podcast: Camille Fournier on Building Internal K8S Platforms

In this latest episode of the “Art of Modern Ops” Camille Fournier, Managing Director at Two Sigma and Cornelia Davis, CTO at Weaveworks discuss what it takes to build an internal platform within your organization.

A Tale of Tail Latencies

This is a tale with many twists and turns, a tale of observation, analysis and optimisation, of elation and disappointment. When Bryan comes across an issue with high disk consumption, things take a surprising turn into the realm of extreme tail latencies and he stops at nothing to solve the mystery.

Case study: Tidepool streamlines and secures cluster lifecycle with GitOps

Read this case study to discover how a nonprofit organization improving diabetes data migrated to Kubernetes and implemented GitOps to streamline and secure their workflows so that they could get into production faster.

Realize the full value of Kubernetes on AWS with GitOps

Teams can run up against operational challenges when managing cloud native infrastructure and applications that GitOps can help with. GitOps allows teams to confidently and securely deploy changes to Kubernetes without being experts in container orchestration. Download the eBooks to learn more.

Preventing malicious use of Weave Scope

It was reported this week that TeamTNT hackers are using Weave Scope to aid their intrusions. As Weave Scope is an administration tool it has powerful capabilities making it important for any installation to be secured. We’re going to cover both how Scope is used and how you can mitigate this risk by securing it in any Kubernetes installation.

Case study: DataScan improves security and costs with Weave Kubernetes Platform

How did DataScan, a financial services company, ensure that the uptime of their systems was near 100%, their customer data was kept secure and they were able to reduce infrastructure costs? The Weave Kubernetes Platform provides a secure and consistent platform on-premise and in the cloud alongside a cost effective management plan.

The Road to Flux v2 - September update

This is the first blog post in a series which accompanies the development of the GitOps Toolkit on the road to delivering Flux v2 and more. We want to highlight what has been developed in the past weeks, who has contributed and what you can look forward to. And if you are curious, how to try it out for yourself.

Automatic and secure Kubernetes updates with Bottlerocket OS

AWS Bottlerocket OS is now fully compatible with the WKP (Weave Kubernetes Platform), our production ready platform with GitOps as the underlying architecture and developer experience that simplifies cluster configuration and management across your organization.

Conformant Kubernetes at Enterprise Scale with WKP

How do you maintain and build complete platforms without having to resort to manual configuration or bespoke scripting? Read how WKP's open and Kubernetes certified architecture helps build consistent platforms anywhere.

Separating CI from CD with GitOps and Other Insights from Kubecon EU

Originally scheduled to be held in Amsterdam in March of this year, Kubecon EU was postponed to August and eventually switched from an in-person event to a virtual one. In this post, Cornelia Davis provides the key takeaways from AWS Container Days held at Kubecon EU this year.

Podcast: Buzzword Bingo - What do you really need for Kubernetes?

It seems like every day there is a new OSS project that promises to solve all the things. In this episode, Cornelia Davis, CTO at Weaveworks and Kelsey Hightower, Developer Advocate at Google cut through the hype with the essential patterns needed to run Kubernetes in production.

GitOps is about to get better with Flux v2

We are proud to announce GitOps with Flux v2 and GitOps Toolkit. Flux v2 addresses many user requests such as support for synching multiple git repos and provides a smoother "Day 2"experience. The GitOps Toolkit is a set of core GitOps operators that work in concert, and Flux v2 is an off-the-shelf composition of those components that gives you equivalent capabilities to the original Flux.

Case Study: National Australia Bank Decreases Operational Overhead with GitOps

National Australia Bank or NAB is Australia’s largest business bank serving 9,000,000 customers at more than 900 locations around the world. Read the case study on how Weaveworks helped NAB decrease operational overhead and simplify containerization pipelines on EKS.

Podcast: Kubernetes in Highly Regulated Industries

BlackRock is one of the largest investment companies in the world. With a 30-year history and an impressive performance, the company does not shy away from the latest trends in cloud native infrastructure.

How to Champion GitOps in Your Organization

By now you’ve heard all about GitOps and maybe you’re convinced that GitOps is the most efficient way for development teams to go faster without them having to become Kubernetes gurus. However, making the switch to a cloud native technical solution may be the simplest part in your Kubernetes journey.