Service Routing Turns Containers Into Microservices

Flux is a new project from Weaveworks that gives you service routing for Docker containers. What is service routing? It’s a layer on top of the network that means your application code can connect to services rather than individual...

An Important Cloud Native Computing Foundation Milestone

  Today the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) made three important announcements at Kubecon London. The first was the formation of the Technical Oversight Committee (TOC), which performs a key role in determining which...

Docker Multicast Networking: Maximum Warp Speed

Weave Net is unique among Docker container networking solutions in that it supports multicast networking. In multicast, a sender can transmit data once and have it delivered to multiple receivers in a multicast group. It’s...

Weave Scope Gets Docker Container Monitoring Into Shape

Weave Scope is a zero-configuration, drop-in solution for interactive visualization, monitoring and controlling your Docker containers. Today, we’re releasing Weave Scope 0.13 with big improvements to performance and usability,...

Weave Unaffected By Gnu C Library Vulnerability Cve 2015-7547

This week a serious vulnerability (CVE 2015-7547) was announced in the GNU C library installed on most popular Linux systems, which could enable a remote code execution attack. Software that makes use of the glibc DNS resolver...

We Have Excellent Talks And Demos For You At Kubecon London

KubeCon 2016 promises to be one of the best tech events this year. We’ll be there!  And we have some amazing talks for you to see – and people for you to meet. Friends of Weaveworks get a discount – at the end of this post, find out...

Weaveworks' Alexis Richardson Elected To Cncf Technical Oversight Committee (toc)

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) completed its elections for the Technical Oversight Committee last week. I’m delighted that Weaveworks co-founder and CEO Alexis Richardson was elected to the TOC, along with other leaders in...

Scope 0.12: Contextual Monitoring For Docker

Weave Scope is a zero-config, drop-in solution for visualizing, monitoring and controlling your Docker containers in your cloud-native application.  Scope allows you intuitively understand your microservices based application...

Introducing Coed:code - An Event For Diversity In Systems Programming

  We are putting on an event which we hope will help improve diversity in systems programming. And we hope that it will be fun. All are welcome and it is free. The event is called Coed:Code and it is on Wednesday 3rd February at...

Docker Networking With No External Cluster Store: Announcing Weave 1.4 Plugin

  All other Docker networking plugins, including Docker’s own “Overlay” driver, require that you set up Docker with a cluster store – a central database like Consul or Zookeeper – before you can use them. As well...

Weave Scope 0.11 Adds Terminals For Your Docker Containers

  Weave Scope is a zero-config, drop-in solution for mapping and monitoring your Docker containers, and the easiest way to visualize your cloud-native application. Today, we’re releasing Weave Scope 0.11 with the added ability to get...

Weave Scope Gets Your Docker Containers Under Control

Weave Scope is a zero-config, drop-in solution for mapping and monitoring your Docker containers, and the easiest way to visualize your cloud-native application. Weave Scope 0.10 is out today and introduces some exciting new features:...

Life And Docker Networking - One Year On

Welcome to Docker 1.9 Today Docker has released Docker 1.9, which includes advances in Docker Networking. Perhaps the most important is the introduction of a new overlay networking approach to connect docker containers running across...

Automating Weave Deployment On Docker Hosts With Weave Discovery

Weave Net implements an overlay container network that links together all containers, regardless of where the Docker hosts are running. Weave is designed to work with minimal configuration and zero application changes. So when you add a...

Weave: The Fastest Path To Docker On Amazon Ec2 Container Service

Today, Weaveworks is making it even faster and easier to deploy and see Docker container applications on Amazon Web Services’ EC2 Container Service (ECS). We’re delighted to be one of the launch Container Partners in the ECS marketplace,...

Welcome Mathew Lodge, Weaveworks' New Coo

I’m extremely pleased to share some big news today, with Mathew Lodge (@mathewlodge) joining us as the COO of Weaveworks.  Mathew joins us from VMware, where he was Vice President in VMware’s Cloud Services group.  His...

Scope Integration With Amazon Ecs

We recently integrated Weave with ECS  and in so doing included a set of Weave AMIs that are based on the official ECS-Optimized Amazon Linux AMI. I am happy to announce that starting today Weave Scope  is also included...

Weave Gone (cloud) Native

Today Weaveworks is a founding member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). In case you wonder why, here is a highly opinionated FAQ, or a “WTF” for the CNCF. Read on to find out what we think this means for Docker, Google,...

Weave Just Released Weave Scope 0.4!

We’re pleased to announce the release of Weave Scope v0.4 — our biggest release yet! With this release comes a new graph manipulation and processing engine designed to give more consistent grouping of nodes in our various topologies. This...

Weave 1.0 Is Out - And It Is Good

Weave 1.0 is out! Weaving containers into applications Weave is the most productive way to connect, observe and control containers.  Our mission is to make application developers as happy as possible by making containers magically...