Prometheus Scalability with Bryan Boreham

Cortex is an open source multi-tenant, horizontally scalable version of Prometheus. Bryan Boreham discusses how and why we built Cortex.

Delivering Quality at Speed With GitOps

At the inaugural online summit, “Cloud Native Live” hosted by our friends at Twistlock, Weaveworks Customer Success Engineer, Brice Fernandes spoke on “Delivering Quality at Speed with GitOps”.

It Will Be Huge - Kicking Off IBM Think 2019!

Weaveworks is participating in IBM Think 2019. Join the Weaveworks team for three days of hands-on product demos, a Cloud Native session, and one-on-one time with Weaveworks developers.

How Aspen Mesh Runs Cortex in Production

Neeraj Poddar Lead Platform Architect at Aspen Mesh gives us insights and tips on why and how they implemented Cortex in production.

A GitOps RDS Migration Story

For the past three years we have been building out Weave Cloud, our operations and management platform for developers and DevOps teams. As a consequence of the iterative nature of this development, we now have: Six databasesFive RDS...

Software Engineering Jobs And More: Weaveworks Is Hiring

Hiring for software engineering jobs and more! The Weaveworks team is growing. We’re looking for candidates knowledgeable in Kubernetes who are passionate about cloud native applications, CI/CD pipelines, and customer satisfaction to join our amazing team.

Feedback and Control - an Essential GitOps Component

What do we mean by a feedback and control loop? Find out how built-in observability is essential to GitOps.

Kubernetes is Boring - Let’s Talk Serverless

We sat down with Alexis Richardson to discuss what new technologies you can expect and how they might play out over the upcoming year.

Kubernetes Pod Resource Limitations and Quality of Service

Keep your workloads running efficiently in Kubernetes by correctly setting the request and limits on your deployments as well as the appropriate Quality of Service classes for your pods.

Managing Secrets in Kubernetes

In this post, we continue our discussion on how to separate code from configuration in Kubernetes and learn the different ways you can manage Kubernetes secrets.

Throwback Thursday: Configure notifications in Prometheus’ Alertmanager

Monitoring is crucial for any developer and on call engineer. But sorting through multiple notifications or missing critical information for a quick resolution is no fun. This blog post recaps a KubeCon lightning talk that demonstrates using labels in Prometheus alertmanager to only receive concise and easy to understand notifications.

Cloud Native Transformation - the past, present and future

At a recent Continuous Lifecycle conference in Mannheim, Alexis Richardson led the opening keynote: “Cloud Native Transformation - the past, present and future”. After a short history tour about the term and meaning of cloud native, he discussed how the cloud native revolution introduced new ways or operating infrastructure and applications. Watch the full talk.

Top 10 Best Blogs and Articles

Looking back on 2018, we recently summarized which blogs and articles were getting the most traffic. Read our top five blogs and the top five articles on our website.

KubeCon North America - leaving 2018 with a bang!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year - at least for us here at Weaveworks! KubeCon North America is usually the last event of the year for us and again it didn’t disappoint. With a massive attendance of 8,000 attendees, KubeCon has...

Best Practices for Designing and Building Containers for Kubernetes

Pods are fundamental to Kubernetes orchestration. Understanding how to design and optimize pods for Kubernetes is the first step towards creating a secure, stable, and efficient service in Kubernetes.

Never Lose Data with Persistent Volume Snapshots in Weave Scope 1.10

Weave Scope 1.10 just landed with many improvements. Kubernetes Persistent Volumes clone/snapshot operations are now supported. Scope got faster, bugs were fixed and its community is more active than it’s ever been.

Why is a PULL vs a PUSH pipeline important?

What is meant by a pull pipeline? How is it different from a push pipeline? This post compares pull vs push and how pull pipelines are key to GitOps best practices.

AWS and Kubernetes Networking Options and Trade-offs - Part 3

In this instalment of Kubernetes networking on AWS, Mark Ramm, goes through the pros, cons and tradeoffs between VPC native networking vs implementing the VPC CNI plugin.

AWS Networking Overview - Part 2

In part 2, learn how AWS implements Kubernetes networking and why you need to set up and configure Virtual Private Networks.