Optimizing Cluster Resources for Kubernetes Team Development

Find out how to organize your team for Kubernetes development. In this post we discuss: namespaces, RBAC, network policy and resource constraints and how to apply them to your development teams.

The Journey to Kubernetes

In our newest addition to the Kubernetes Library, find out how Kubernetes allows fast growing applications to scale quickly and why it's the market leader.

Case Study: How Qordoba increased deployment velocity by 60%

Learn how Qordoba increased deployment velocity by 60%, and went from 1 to 2 releases a week to 30 per day applying GitOps best practices with Weave Cloud.

Gearing up for all things GitOps at KubeCon

As the year winds down, we’re gearing up for a great KubeCon in Seattle. See what talks, demos and other activities we have lined up for the week.

Case study: Soho House runs Kubernetes with 100% confidence

Learn how a well established private members club replatformed their infrastructure to a microservices architecture. Thanks to Weave Cloud, they decreased their operations time by 75% and increased confidence in running their Kubernetes clusters.

What CICD tool should I use?

Discover what components make up an automated pipeline, the features you need to consider and how to incorporate GitOps when evaluating CICD tools.

eksctl makes it easy to run Istio on EKS

Follow a tutorial to get started with Istio on AWS' EKS with eksctl and also learn what new features made it into this release.

DevSecOps meets GitOps with Twistlock and Weaveworks

Learn how we’ve teamed up with our security partner Twistlock to show you how you can increase reliability and velocity through implementing a GitOps model while keeping an eye on vulnerabilities and compliance through DevSecOps best practices.

Five Key Cloud Technologies for Kubernetes

Five key open source projects that help complete the Kubernetes feature set are discussed in this post: Prometheus, Istio, Helm, Weave Flux, and OpenFaaS.

Tools for App Development on Kubernetes - Ksync

Learn how Ksync can help speed up app development on Kubernetes by providing a direct link from your local environment to a running cluster.

Best tools for Debugging Distributed Applications

While the initial planning and architecture behind debugging a distributed application can take time, there's a growing number of tools available to help you pin down the problem and find solutions. In this post, we looked at the different approaches available.

Kubernetes FAQ: How do I configure storage for a bare metal Kubernetes cluster?

In this post we explain why managing your application state can be tricky and how by using persistent volume claims, you can easily manage storage on bare metal Kubernetes installations.

How to Correctly Handle DB Schemas During Kubernetes Rollouts

You decided to migrate to Kubernetes, but you are unsure how to safely roll out your microservice’s replicas, while also coordinating changes to the schema of the underlying database? This how to article will walk you through considerations and best practices.

Racy conntrack and DNS lookup timeouts

Recently there were many Kubernetes user bug reports about DNS lookups from Pods sometimes taking 5 or even more seconds. In this blog post I will explain the root causes for such delays, discuss some mitigations and present some kernel fixes.

Managing Helm releases the GitOps way

GitOps is a way to do continuous delivery; For Kubenetes this means using git push instead of kubectl create/apply or helm install/upgrade. This step by step guides shows you how to set up a git centric CICD pipeline for Kubernetes with Helm and Weave Flux.

Debugging microservices - Squash vs. Telepresence

Debugging distributed applications is challenging. Learn the pros and cons of Squash and Telepresence, two tools designed for debugging applications running in Kubernetes that can help you track down problems in your code.

Introducing eksctl 0.1.0 - our first major release

Read about our first major release of eksctl. eksctl is a simple CLI tool for creating clusters on EKS - Amazon’s new managed Kubernetes service for EC2. It is written in Go, and is based on Amazon’s official CloudFormation templates. Create a cluster with a single command.

Why you need Istio, Kubernetes, and Weave Cloud for Distributed Applications

Managing distributed applications can be challenging. Find out how you can use Weave Cloud to manage, debug and monitor applications running in Istio and Kubernetes.

Kubernetes FAQ - How can I route traffic for Kubernetes on bare metal?

Bare metal, on-premise installations of Kubernetes can be challenging. A frequently asked question is how to route traffic in Kubernetes. This post discusses the different traffic routing methods and the pros and cons of each.