GitOps - From Business Value to Technical Value

At our recent virtual event, GitOps Days 2020, Weaveworks executive Paul Fremantle outlined how increased velocity is just one of the benefits of GitOps. He explained that ultimately, increased velocity is a business metric.

Key Learnings from GitOps Days 2020: Compliance + Governance - part 2

How can strongly regulated industries such as the financial or healthcare sectors use GitOps to help with Compliance & Governance in today’s modern development world? We summarized key takeaways from a talk at GitOps Day 2020.

Delivery engineering = GitOps at State Farm

At State Farm delivery engineering is about enabling every product team to deploy changes to platforms in a simple, compliant, and repeatable manner - a very succinct explanation of the term "GitOps". Tune in to hear more about State Farm's adoption journey of GitOps.

Multi-cloud Strategies with Kubernetes and GitOps

Adopting a multi-cloud strategy has many advantages, however it also has its own set of challenges and obstacles. We delve into the benefits of multi-cloud and how to overcome its challenges using Kubernetes and GitOps.

GitOps Use Cases at the Edge

Telcos have a lot to gain from 5G and edge networks, and this has ripple effects on their customers. In our latest blog post, we are examining four key benefits of the 5G edge from the perspective of a telco, and what this means for their customers. We also connect these benefits to Kubernetes and GitOps practices, which is the key enabler.

GitOps across the Edge and all Clouds

In this two-part series we discuss why Kubernetes is vital for telcos to set up operations at the edge, and how GitOps is key to managing and scaling Kubernetes at the edge. Together, they make for a comprehensive strategy for telcos looking to rollout 5G services in the near future.

Axel Springer automates test environment setup with GitOps and GitHub Actions

Discover how the infrastructure team at Axel Springer SE, one of the largest publishers in Europe, was able to set up a Kubernetes platform leveraging GitOps and GitHub Actions that allowed their developers to create and tear down test environments on demand within minutes.

2020 State of DevOps - GitOps accelerates self service

The 2020 State of DevOps report touches on a central issue for application and platform teams - the idea of introducing self service workflows. High performing teams are keen on realizing the benefits such as a self-service developer experience, continuous platform improvement, and an always-available audit trail. We analyzed how GitOps introduces automation and standardization that lead to a successful platform model.

Flux v2 is getting closer

The Flux to Flux v2 migration period is coming soon. In this post we give an overview of the new features that have been added, including where and how to test Flux v2 before GA.

Progressively Delivering Applications Across Cloud and On-Premise

For many teams moving legacy services to run on a modern cloud native stack, is daring and sometimes not even feasible due to regulatory requirements. In this true hybrid scenario, we will be explaining how to move legacy apps progressively to Kubernetes in a secure and controlled manner.

Key Learnings from GitOps Days 2020: Compliance + Governance

How can strongly regulated industries such as the financial or healthcare sectors use GitOps to help with Compliance & Governance in today’s modern development world? We summarized key takeaways from a talk at GitOps Day 2020.

GitOps is model driven automation

SE Podcast host Robert Blumen spoke with Alexis Richardson about the origins of GitOps and the separation of the front end process for landing commits and the back end for applying them. Further they explore the concept of convergent infrastructure and applying infrastructure as code to deployments. Tune in to hear how Weaveworks uses GitOps as a disaster recovery tool and helps clients in complex regulatory environments simplifying their cloud native operations.

GitOps-based Policy Management: How to Scale in a Multi-Node, Multicloud World

Organizations deploying Kubernetes on a massive scale across multiple backends require an automated, secure and consistent approach for managing clusters – one that they can use efficiently no matter how many clusters or clouds or other configurations are included.

GitOps for Cost Efficiency, Compliance, Velocity, Security, and Resilience

Many know that GitOps is a way for your engineering teams to reliably deliver applications and infrastructure to the cloud. But how can you measure its success and connect business outcomes like profitability and market share back to the capabilities of GitOps?

Cloud Native Operations and GitOps

In a Spotlight Series with James Green of ActualTech Media, Cornelia discusses the concepts behind GitOps. Originally coined at Weaveworks, GitOps brings reliability to cloud native environments that are fundamentally unreliable, highly distributed and are constantly in flux.

How GitOps Improves the Security of Your Development Pipelines

At our recent virtual event, GitOps Days 2020, Maya Kaczorowski, GitHub Product Manager, shared her thoughts on how GitOps can boost the security of your entire development pipeline.

Key Learnings from GitOps Days EMEA

This blog is the first in a series of recap blogs from the GitOps Days EMEA event we ran last month. The focus for this blog is on Helm. It features a playlist of Helm talks, including an overview of the business benefits for using Helm.

Leading Cloud and Telecom providers Invest 36M in Series C to Accelerate GitOps

Alexis Richardson, CEO at Weaveworks shares his insights on our recent funding: "GitOps and containers already matter, but they are critical going forward. Containers will be how we ship and run many applications as well as high productivity applications and GitOps will be how we manage them."

Announcing the GitOps Working Group

The GitOps Working Group’s goal is to provide companies and individuals with the skills, knowledge and competency to implement GitOps tooling and methodologies which simplify the operation and management of infrastructure and cloud native applications. Read the announcement on how to get involved.