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.

Migrating Legacy Apps to Kubernetes with GitOps

For many organizations, moving legacy applications to Kubernetes holds great promise including reduced IT overhead, and accelerated development times. But in reality, migration projects can be delayed with service interruptions while the entire team transitions.

GitOps Days 2020 - the EMEA edition (Nov 12 & 13)

Join us on November 12 & 13 for GitOps Days EMEA. GitOps Days is packed with keynotes, workshops, and technical deep dives for newcomers and experienced practitioners. The talks cover GitOps for Data Science, Security, MLOps, Helm, and more - register today for free.

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.