August 02, 2018
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.
July 31, 2018
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.
July 31, 2018
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.
July 19, 2018
What are Draft and Skaffold and how do they differ in their approach to Kubernetes deployments?
What are Draft and Skaffold? Learn what the key differences are and when you’d use one over the other in your Kubernetes development pipeline.
June 27, 2018
GitOps - What You Need To Know
Learn the principles and patterns of GitOps workflows and how to implement them to run Kubernetes in production and at scale. We added new content to our Kubernetes library, and summarized the key concepts of GitOps all in one place.
June 13, 2018
Meet the team: Neil Gehani (Director of Product Management)
Last up in our Meet the Weaveworks team series, we’re highlighting those engineers and marketers attending this year’s DockerCon at San Francisco. In this post you will meet Neil Gehani, Director of Product Management and avid mountain biker.
June 11, 2018
Dynamic Developers and Dazzling Demos at DockerCon
As DockerCon kicks off this week, we have an action-packed week of demo’s and dazzling conversations at the Weaveworks booth, and we’re hosting two evening meetups in collaboration with Bitnami and Pivotal too. Read on to learn more!
June 08, 2018
Meet the team: Jordan Pellizzari (Front-end Engineer)
In the next part of our Meet the Weaveworks team series, we’re highlighting those engineers and marketers attending this year’s DockerCon at San Francisco. In this post you will meet Jordan Pellizzari front-end engineer and node.js developer.
June 06, 2018
Meet the team: Roland Schilter (Full-stack Engineer)
In the next part of our Meet the Weaveworks team series, we’re highlighting those engineers and marketers attending this year’s DockerCon at San Francisco. In this post you will meet Roland Schilter full-stack engineer.
June 05, 2018
Announcing eksctl – create EKS clusters with a single command
Today we are announcing a new open source command-line tool, eksctl, for creating and managing clusters in EKS. Inspired by kubectl, Amazon and Weaveworks have been collaborating closely over the past few weeks to bring you the same ease of use and simplicity to cluster creation on EKS.
June 05, 2018
AWSome Kubernetes Monitoring on EKS
We’re EKStatic that AWS announced that their managed Kubernetes (EKS) is available. It’s EKSactly what we’ve been waiting for - fast and simple Kubernetes on AWS. The fastest way to create an EKS cluster is a new tool we’ve created: eksctl (available for download on Github). After the cluster is running simply add Continuous Delivery and Prometheus monitoring with Weave Cloud.
May 29, 2018
Developing on Kubernetes
Ilya Dmitrichenko of Weaveworks and Michael Hausenblas of Redhat take us through the process and decisions you need to make about your development setup when developing apps for Kubernetes.
May 22, 2018
GitOps for Istio - Manage Istio Config like Code
Read how GitOps workflows can be implemented to rollout and manage non-atomic canary releases to an Istio service mesh. Stefan Prodan then takes you through the steps of setting up a canary with GitOps workflows to Istio.
May 17, 2018
What Does “Production Ready” Really Mean for a Kubernetes Cluster?
Lucas presented at KubeCon EU and discussed what a production ready cluster is and how this depends largely on your goals and budget. He dives into some of the technical aspects of getting your cluster production ready by looking at security and in particular TLS certificates, and what high availability actually means. He wraps up by providing an overview of a GitOps approach to cluster management that is currently being discussed in the Cluster Lifecycle SIG.
May 15, 2018
Kubernauts & Lightning Talks!
In another recap from KubeCon EU, we give you a roundup of a selection of Lightning Talks from across the week. From L7 load balancing without a service mesh, to how to use Jaeger and Prometheus to deliver lightning-fast user queries, there's sure to be something that piques your interest.
May 01, 2018
Operate and scale Kubernetes with our support
Operate an agile Kubernetes infrastructure backed by Weaveworks’ experts. We’ll help you build and operate Kubernetes, providing advice and support. Our support covers the critical workflows and technologies so you can build, run and scale with confidence.
April 30, 2018
Meet the team: Damien Lespiau (Software Engineer)
Next up on our roster is Damien Lespiau, Software Engineer who is helping define what the future of containers looks like at Weaveworks and (according to him) has spent way too much time playing with Linux over the past 20 years. You can find him exploring “The Untapped Power of Services - L7 Load Balancing Without a Service Mesh” at his talk at KubeCon Europe this year.
April 26, 2018
Meet the team: Bryan Boreham (Director of Engineering)
Next up in our "meet the team" series is Bryan Boreham, Director of Software Engineering, helicopter pilot and theatre enthusiast! Bryan is a maintainer on the CNI project, and also works on Weave Cortex, a scalable multi-tenant back-end for Prometheus. You can find him at KubeCon where he’ll be delivering a few talks over the week, or you can find him at the Weaveworks booth (S-C09).
April 23, 2018
Meet the team: Lili Cosic (Software Engineer)
Next up in our “Meet the team” blog series, is Lili Cosic who recently joined us as a Software Engineer based in Berlin. Lili is currently working on improving the user experience of our SaaS product, Weave Cloud, but she’s also a lover of comedy and foodie explorer.
April 20, 2018
Meet the team: Daniel Holbach (Community Manager)
Meet Daniel Holbach, who joined us recently as Community Manager on the DX Team. Daniel is a software developer and will use his experience at Ubuntu to head up community events and meetups in both London and Berlin. He is also a Developer Advocate for Weave Cloud and for the Weaveworks’ Open Source Projects: Flux, Scope, Cortex and Net.