Introducing WKSctl - a new open source tool for installing and managing Kubernetes using GitOps. Read this post to learn about its features, the reasons we created it, how it works, and how to get started.
The new release of the Weave Kubernetes Platform (WKP) makes it easy to build and deploy clusters and all their components using GitOps. In this post we'll examine the main features and why they're beneficial, looking at cluster add-ons and automating policy so that we can determine who can do what across multiple teams.
Introducing production ready clusters with GitOps. Instead of being held back by infrastructure bottlenecks, what if you can spin up a cluster when and where you need it with a choice of tools all managed with GitOps?
Flux, the Kubernetes GitOps operator, has been accepted as a Sandbox project by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Built to drive Weaveworks’ own deployment pipeline, Flux operates by updating Kubernetes manifests, applying them, and then committing the change to git.
Don’t miss our upcoming webinar on an Introduction to Kubernetes Security with Liz Rice, of Aqua and Brice Fernandes, Weaveworks engineer.
Weaveworks is one of a subset of providers that exclusively focuses on Kubernetes as an orchestration approach. The company spotlights improving the pipeline elements of the developer experience, helping with platforms that can enable best practice on operating Kubernetes and cloud-native platforms.
451 Research's Firestarter program recognizes exceptional innovation within the information technology industry. Its teams of technology and market experts nominate organizations it believes significantly contribute to the overall pace in the market.
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.
Weaveworks is celebrating joining the AWS container competency program. Our operational expertise running Kubernetes on AWS infrastructure enables us to make our customers successful with their Kubernetes plans - without the steep learning curve.
Cortex, our scalable Prometheus monitoring system, has been accepted as a Sandbox project by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. Cortex is an open source project that we created to provide storage of Prometheus metrics for Weave Cloud. It's used by teams that are running large Prometheus environments, providing metrics for complex Kubernetes environments.
Read about our first major release of eksctl. eksctl is a simple CLI tool for creating clusters on EKS - Amazon’s new managed Kubernetes service for EC2. It is written in Go, and is based on Amazon’s official CloudFormation templates. Create a cluster with a single command.
Operate an agile Kubernetes infrastructure backed by Weaveworks’ experts. We’ll help you build and operate Kubernetes, providing advice and support. Our support covers the critical workflows and technologies so you can build, run and scale with confidence.
While Helm helps with getting applications running, you need other tooling to keep them up to date when something changes. Check out our alpha release of our Helm integration in Weave Flux. It makes sure your Helm chart releases are kept up to date with what’s in Git. You can try it out using the published repository in Github.
We've partnered with the Google team to create a simple set-up process that makes it easy to experience the power of Kubernetes (GKE) with Weave Cloud’s management capabilities. If you're exploring Kubernetes and want a completely integrated CI/CD pipeline with observability and monitoring then this gives you everything you need.