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March 04, 2021

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.

February 25, 2021

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.

February 16, 2021

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.

February 09, 2021

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.

January 28, 2021

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.

January 26, 2021

How GitOps Boosts Business Performance: The Facts

Our latest whitepaper explores findings from the recent DORA report, including the direct correlation of the four key metrics and GitOps patterns. Learn how to boost business performance.

January 19, 2021

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.

January 14, 2021

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?

January 05, 2021

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.

December 17, 2020

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.

December 15, 2020

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.

December 08, 2020

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."

November 19, 2020

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.

November 17, 2020

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.

November 04, 2020

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.

October 13, 2020

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.

September 22, 2020

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.

September 15, 2020

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.

September 08, 2020

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.

August 27, 2020

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.

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