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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Case study: Curve improves complex banking platform using GitOps

In this case study, discover how Curve, a UK Financial Services organization, reduced risk and improved their complex Kubernetes operations using GitOps for configuration management, compliance and auditability.

Meet the CRE Team - Mahmoud Saada

Over the next several weeks, we’ll be showcasing the talented folks here at Weaveworks. The first team we’d like to introduce are the Customer Reliability Engineers. This week we introduce you to Mahmoud Saada, CRE and certified Kubernetes administrator.

Case study: GFS improves manual, unsecure and complex pipelines using GitOps

Learn how GFS, a logistics and supply chain organization, implemented GitOps to reduce operational overhead by 90%, while improving security, observability and deployment cadence.

Implementing a GitOps UI with Spotify’s Backstage

In this post we’ll show you how to use Spotify’s open source framework, Backstage to create a GitOps plugin with a UI that can be offered through a developer portal.

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!

CNCF user community recommend Flux and Helm

Weave Flux, a project developed by us and later donated to the CNCF is one of two tools placed in the Adopt category in the CNCF’s newly rolled out Technology Radar. Read about the process and results of the Technology Radar and our CTO, Cornelia Davis’ reflections on what this all means.

Enterprise Kubernetes Solutions - Rancher, Red Hat OpenShift and Weave Kubernetes Platform

How do you choose the right Kubernetes platform for today and the future? We've put together a guide on the most important aspects, along with how Weave Kubernetes Platform (WKP) solves them. Using the right Kubernetes platform has long-term impacts and brings significant benefits as every application can use the same operating model. Read more on the blog.

GitOps Days 2020! Watch the videos and join the next one!

GitOps Days 2020 offered 2 days of amazing sessions and conversations on Slack. Check out the videos and slack threads to get an introduction to GitOps, the future of GitOps, and how you can bring GitOps to your organizations.

How to Build a Kick-ass Team Operation with GitOps

Watch this on-demand webinar to learn all about GitOps and how you can apply its principles to enable a self-service Kubernetes platform for your engineering teams.

There’s More to GitOps Than Meets the Eye

GitOps has become a standard way to manage cloud native applications, and demonstrates real value for application teams. GitOps though can manage more than apps. Read Cornelia Davis’ post on how it can also deliver complete cluster platforms and also integrate with other sources of record.

GitOps Days 2020 (May 20 & 21) You are invited!

You are invited: GitOps Days 2020 (May 20 & 21). Whether you’ve been wanting to learn about GitOps for the first time or you want to get your teams on board with GitOps, this event is for you! This free online event will run from 9:00am PT to 3:00pm PT over two days.