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April 26, 2022

Weaveworks & AWS: Best Practices for Hybrid Cloud Kubernetes with EKS and Weave GitOps

In our latest whitepaper, we’ve teamed up with AWS to collect the best practices for Hybrid Cloud Kubernetes with EKS and Weave GitOps. Companies worldwide want the flexibility of hybrid cloud to enable a combination of security and cost savings. However, the complexity of multiple platforms and Kubernetes management can be frustrating.

April 20, 2022

Accelerate your EKS Kubernetes operations with GitOps

Weaveworks and AWS together developed the EKS accelerator program, taking advantage of EKS Blueprints and GitOps best practices to provide an end to end solution for enterprises that want to scale EKS.

September 14, 2021

Moving Beyond the Basics: GitOps on AWS Webinar Series

With September upon us, what better way to start Q4 other than igniting modern operations in your team with our webinars. We’ll be discussing key cloud-native technology topics such as GitOps best practices, EKS, Kubernetes on EC2, and so much more. Our month-long series kicks off this week - a theoretical presentation is being held this Tuesday with a complimentary hands-on 90-min AWS sponsored virtual workshop, taking place Thursday the same week.

September 08, 2021

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Developer self-service and consolidated operations - anywhere

EKS-Anywhere, with its native Flux and eksctl integrations, provides an intuitive path for organizations to dramatically reduce the complexity in deploying and managing their on-premises clusters together with their cloud-hosted infrastructure. Adding Weave GitOps to the mix, end users are now able to operate all clusters centrally from within Git while providing safe and secure autonomy to development teams that can now deploy across their hybrid environments.

November 12, 2020

Tis’ the season - Kubecon NA and AWS re:Invent

It's that time of year again when two of our favourite events commence - KubeCon NA and AWS reinvent. This year however, they've gone virtual, giving many more people worldwide a chance to participate. See what we're up to at both events, and please stop by and say hello to us in our virtual booths!

October 20, 2020

Introducing EKS support in Cluster API

In this post we introduce the newly released EKS functionality in the Cluster API Provider for AWS (CAPA) and then walk you through the creation of your first EKS cluster. Finally we’ll cover the functionality you can expect to be added to future releases of CAPA.

September 15, 2020

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.

August 31, 2020

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.

July 10, 2020

Back by popular demand: GitOps on AWS webinar series

Ignite modern operations in your team with our webinar and workshop series focusing on GitOps on AWS. Join a weekly Tuesday webinar live, in order to receive an invite for the complimentary hands-on 90min workshop the following Thursday!

March 11, 2020

Bottlerocket with Fork, Clone, Run! - A Container Optimized OS with a GitOps model

Bottlerocket OS is a secure, fast and easy to manage, Linux-based operating system. With EKS as the cluster control plane, Bottlerocket instances join the cluster as workers. It also works out of the box with one of our GitOps models, Fork Clone Run.

February 04, 2020

Calculating the True Cost of Moving to the Cloud

Finding the cost of any major change to a large and complex system is rarely as simple as adding up the prices of the goods and services required, and cloud migration is no exception.

January 30, 2020

AWS Container Days - Managing EKS at Scale with GitOps

Learn how to automate an entire machine learning pipeline with GitOps using GitHub Actions. The tutorial makes use of the Kubeflow Automated PipeLines Engine or KALE, introduces a novel way to version trained models and describes how to progressively deliver trained models.

August 20, 2019

Introduction to EKS + EKSctl with Michael Hausenblas and Ilya Dmitrichenko

More than just a CLI for cluster creation, EKSctl can manage and configure an entire cluster with GitOps. Anyone using Kubernetes in production knows the importance of configuration management.

July 25, 2019

What’s new in EKSctl?

A recent blog post by Bob Wise, General Manager of EKS at AWS stated that EKSctl is now “the official CLI for EKS”. Let’s continue that excitement by bringing you up to speed on the many new features and improvements that the EKSctl development team and community contributors have recently released.

March 26, 2019

Progressive Delivery for AWS App Mesh

Weaveworks is proud to announce our progressive delivery solution for AWS App Mesh built on Weave Cloud! With AWS App Mesh, Weave Cloud, and Weaveworks’ open source progressive delivery tool, Weave Flagger, it is possible to perform progressive delivery via canary deployments with the click of a button.

November 29, 2018

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.

November 28, 2018

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.

November 27, 2018

Celebrating an AWSome partnership

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.

June 05, 2018

Announcing eksctl – create EKS clusters with a single command

Today we are announcing a new open source command-line tool, eksctl, for creating and managing clusters in EKS. Inspired by kubectl, Amazon and Weaveworks have been collaborating closely over the past few weeks to bring you the same ease of use and simplicity to cluster creation on EKS.

June 05, 2018

AWSome Kubernetes Monitoring on EKS

We’re EKStatic that AWS announced that their managed Kubernetes (EKS) is available. It’s EKSactly what we’ve been waiting for - fast and simple Kubernetes on AWS. The fastest way to create an EKS cluster is a new tool we’ve created: eksctl (available for download on Github). After the cluster is running simply add Continuous Delivery and Prometheus monitoring with Weave Cloud.

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