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.

Podcast: Kubernetes in Highly Regulated Industries

BlackRock is one of the largest investment companies in the world. With a 30-year history and an impressive performance, the company does not shy away from the latest trends in cloud native infrastructure.

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.

Podcast: DevOps Metrics - Success Follows Failure

Cornelia Davis discusses DevOps, GitOps and how to implement value stream mapping and other metrics in your organization when you’re just starting out with cloud native technology.

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.

6 Business Benefits of Kubernetes

It’s easy to see why Kubernetes is popular: it’s a flexible and scalable, open source tool orchestrator that streamlines the task of managing containers. But what are the business benefits of implementing it in your organization? Read on to find out.

Podcast - Is Envoy a Service Mesh or a Platform?

Join Matt Klein, Lyft and Cornelia Davis, Weaveworks as they discuss the history of Envoy, how it was originally an API gateway and how it differs from a purpose-built service mesh.

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.

Podcast - Is Kubernetes Ready for Specialization?

Tune into episode 2 of the Art of Modern Ops, a podcast series on Kubernetes, cloud native and DevOps best practices. This week Cody Hill, Packet, Field CTO joins Cornelia Davis to talk about specialization.

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.

Announcing Flagger 1.0

We're happy to announce the first release candidate of Flagger 1.0! Version 1.0 comes with the promise of a stable API. The canary resource is no longer alpha and the API has been extended to facilitate integrations with external monitoring systems and alerting platforms.

Calculating the True Cost of Moving to the Cloud - Part 2

In part 1 we broke down the key components of the move that need consideration. We also linked to described all of the public cloud cost calculators to help you estimate expenses. In this post, we’ll take a closer look and discuss why you need to distinguish between CapEx and OpEx expenses.

Four Pitfalls to Watch for when Migrating to the Cloud

Migrating an on-premises data center to cloud-based infrastructure is trickier than it seems. This post explains what the most common pitfalls are that can get in the way of achieving a successful cloud migration.

Financial Services and the State of DevOps - Industry Report Card

We look at the 2019 State of DevOps report which surveyed more than 3,000 DevOps practitioners across different industries. The focus of the report was on how an improvement in security measures can assist release velocity.

InfoQ on WKSctl and Cluster Configuration Management with GitOps

InfoQ, the magazine for professional software development, and Christian Melendez recently conducted an interview with the Weaveworks team on the WKSctl project. WKSctl is an open source tool that can be used to create and manage developer and production ready Kubernetes clusters from git.

20 Years of FOSDEM

FOSDEM, an annual conference to promote the widespread use of free and open source software, is now in its 20th year. Its scope is breathtaking: it takes over an entire university campus in Brussels for two days. Last week saw 871 events spread across 71 tracks.

Calculating the True Cost of Moving to the Cloud

Finding the cost of any major change to a large and complex system is rarely as simple as adding up the prices of the goods and services required, and cloud migration is no exception.

GitOps and Cluster API: Multi-cluster Manager

In a previous post we introduced the combination of Flux and the Cluster API to enable cluster management with GitOps. But what happens if you are building a large multi-cloud and/or hybrid platform?This post introduces an advanced deployment pattern for managing multiple clusters.

A Practical Guide to Choosing between Docker Containers and VMs

Docker, Kubernetes, and containers are indeed powerful technologies that can bring many benefits to a business. But they are not necessarily the right choice for every workload. In some cases, you’re better off sticking with simple virtual machines.