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August 25, 2020

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.

August 13, 2020

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.

August 11, 2020

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.

August 04, 2020

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.

July 30, 2020

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.

July 28, 2020

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.

July 21, 2020

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.

July 16, 2020

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.

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!

July 08, 2020

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.

June 29, 2020

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.

June 05, 2020

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.

May 27, 2020

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.

May 20, 2020

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.

May 11, 2020

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.

May 05, 2020

Case study: Mettle leverages GitOps for self-service developer platform

Learn how a UK financial tech company setup a self-service platform for their engineering team using Weave Flux and the benefits of leveraging GitOps to decrease time to production whilst maintaining security and compliance.

April 29, 2020

Fk-covid: A Kubernetes Bundle for Inferencing COVID X-Rays with Machine Learning

Fk-covid is an open source application for running COVID-Net, is an easy way to run new X-Ray diagnostic tools recently developed by the COVID R&D community especially the University of Waterloo and DarwinAI. It brings together open source tools from Spotify, Google, AWS, Azure, Weaveworks, MinIO and the CNCF at the Linux Foundation.

April 15, 2020

15 Years of Git - A New Stack Podcast

Linus Torvalds invented Git 15 years ago in order to continue development of the Linux kernel. Following on this 15 year milestone, the Newstack recorded a discussion with industry leaders from GitHub, GitLab and Weaveworks - companies who have all built businesses around Git.

April 09, 2020

Introducing Helm Operator 1.0

Today, we’re happy to announce the release of Helm Operator 1.0! With the Helm Operator you can now declaratively manage Helm releases with GitOps. Read more on the blog.

April 02, 2020

Ops Automation - GitOps in the Modern Enterprise

As modern enterprises move more towards Kubernetes and its ecosystem of cloud native tooling - all declarative constructs that can be managed as code - the processes for managing infrastructure are evolving that employ similar strategies previously reserved for application development. More on the blog.

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