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July 27, 2021

Webinar Highlights: Under the hood of Weave GitOps

In a recent webinar, we outlined the key features and benefits of Weave GitOps Core versus Weave GitOps Enterprise, with demonstrations of the software. Watch the recap.

July 20, 2021

Why developers need a self-service platform – and how to provide one

In this white paper, we explain what a self-service developer platform is, how it can benefit your business and explore GitOps as the best way to deliver it.

July 15, 2021

Application Portability for the Cloud Era

Each dev team has different needs and wants the autonomy to choose their own cloud provider or preferred cloud services. It becomes the job of the platform team to ensure that any required cloud service is supported by the organization's technology stack. In this era of distributed cloud applications, application portability has become even more important.

July 13, 2021

The History of GitOps

The history of GitOps closely follows that of the container and Kubernetes revolution of the past few years. In this post, we look at all the key milestones in the journey of GitOps as it went from a fledgling idea to the global technology...

July 09, 2021

GitOps Days 2021 Recap: The Power of GitOps with Flux

Because there were so many great talks at GitOps Days, this is the second of a series of blog posts sharing highlights and new videos that we’ll be adding to the GitOps Days 2021 playlist! This week we’re sharing some of the talks on one of our favorite GitOps tools: FluxCD! These talks cover a range of topics, from end-users who share their GitOps journey with Flux, to technical deep dives from Flux users, contributors, and maintainers.

July 07, 2021

GigaOm Examines the Key Criteria for Choosing a GitOps Solution

In GigaOm’s new Key Criteria report, they examine what GitOps is, why you should adopt it and what features you should look for when choosing a solution. The report explains why GitOps works so well today, and predicts that soon, its underlying principles will be used beyond the world of cloud-native software development.

June 30, 2021

Declarative delivery at scale: Weave GitOps

We just launched Weave GitOps, an opinionated GitOps product. App delivery and continuous operations have never been easier and more secure than from within Git. Take full control of Kubernetes running anywhere with Weave GitOps.

June 28, 2021

Weaveworks product highlights from GitOps Days 2021

It is hard to chose highlights from GitOps Days 2021 with so many interesting end user and community talks. So this time around we are reflecting on our product highlights including the GitOps Maturity Model, plus demos of new Weave GitOps Core and Weave Kubernetes Platform (WKP).

June 24, 2021

OpenGitOps - The Vendor-Neutral GitOps Project

Weaveworks CTO Cornelia Davis leads an insightful and very lively discussion with some of the founding members and active contributors of the GitOps Working Group (GWG).

June 22, 2021

GitOps Days 2021 Day 1 Recap: Evolution, Revolution, and Vision

On June 9-10 we hosted our third GitOps Days event and we are so grateful to the fantastic speakers who gave such informative talks over the two days. Read on for our recap of the first day - which included a look back, a look forward, and an exciting new product announcement.

June 15, 2021

GitOps boosts collaboration, reliability and autonomy for MediaMarktSaturn

After implementing GitOps, MediaMarktSaturn IT and software teams experienced not only a boost in collaboration and confidence but also in reliability and efficiency. With time-savings of 60 to 70% for deployments at times as well as a massive increase in reliability due to simplification and automation, the team can not only operate leaner and scale faster but also experiment and innovate.

June 10, 2021

The GitOps Maturity Model - 4 evolutionary steps to continuous delivery

While every organization is different, a number of common patterns have emerged. The GitOps Maturity Model shows a simple four step process that organizations commonly transition through as they move from using GitOps to manage single clusters and applications to managing large scale deployments of hundreds or even thousands of clusters.

June 09, 2021

Weave GitOps Core: Continuous declarative delivery

Weave GitOps Core is a free, open source, opinionated GitOps product with a great developer experience. It is powered by Flux. Flux is a battle-tested and CNCF owned project, one of the first project recommended for adoption. Weave GitOps Core simplifies Flux by provisioning a custom cluster with two commands. Learn more on the blog

June 02, 2021

Hybrid & multi-cloud Kubernetes requires a GitOps savvy Platform team

Multi-cloud promises a lot in terms of application portability, flexible choice of infrastructure, high availability, and cost savings. However, this also comes with its own set of challenges. We look at three priorities needed for multi-cloud Kubernetes clusters, and implementing them using GitOps and cloud native tooling, to function at scale.

May 27, 2021

Unlock Developer Productivity and Operational Efficiency with Weaveworks

At Weaveworks, we help organizations of all sizes on their cloud-native journey by realizing the benefits of GitOps. For anyone implementing GitOps (or considering it), we offer a range of professional services to help you take the next step wherever you are in your GitOps journey.

May 25, 2021

GitOps Days 2021 (June 9-10) - You’re Invited!

GitOps Days returns for 2 days (June 9-10) packed with visionary and educational talks from GitOps practitioners and thought leaders. Check out our speaker line up and register today!

May 18, 2021

How the Department of Defense (DoD) uses GitOps to bake in security

In a recent episode of 'The Art of Modern Ops' (this time in a video format!) WeaveWorks CTO, Cornelia Davis, hosted a very interesting discussion featuring the Department of Defense and how it approaches modern cloud-native operations with GitOps. Nicolas Chaillan, Chief Software Officer of the U.S. Air Force discusses how GitOps enables key operational tasks like change management, disaster recovery, networking changes, and security for tens of thousands of developers.

May 11, 2021

GitOpsCon EU 2021 - First time for everything

The momentum of the GitOps community keeps growing and the success of GitOpsCon EU proves that there’s much more to come as well. Organized by the CNCF GitOps Working Group and sponsored by us and our friends at Red Hat, the event showcased an amazing panel of GitOps evangelists and practitioners who covered a range of topics for those still contemplating GitOps adoption to experienced GitOps practitioners who manage enterprise scale implementations. Here is the recap...

May 06, 2021

Liquid Metal: multi-cluster Kubernetes on bare metal with microVMs

Das Schiff platform from Deutsche Telekom is an example of the benefits of a GitOps-driven, fleet-managed platform for telecom operators. A key enabler for rolling out Das Schiff to the edge is the ability to run Kubernetes on microVMs. This blog describes the core technology, jointly developed by Deutsche Telekom, Weaveworks and AWS, which significantly improves the efficiency of deployment of Kubernetes across bare-metal pools.

May 04, 2021

Managing Kubernetes with GitOps in a multi-cluster, multi-cloud world

If you’re deploying anything at scale, you’re going to need some level of automation in order to achieve consistency. By using a GitOps workflow to manage your Kubernetes clusters, you can solve some of the most common challenges associated with multi-cluster environments.

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