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February 15, 2022

GitOps delivers on Kubernetes' vision of declarative ops

Declarative is a mindset, which is a concept that has been widely involved in cloud native tooling. Kubernetes made declarative possible, but GitOps makes declarative ops a reality. Find out how in this post.

February 03, 2022

Stop doing progressive delivery manually - Use GitOps instead

In this blog we are examining different Kubernetes deployment strategies and taking a deeper look at progressive delivery with GitOps. Move from manual feature flagging to an operationalized and automated approach with Flagger and Weave GitOps.

January 20, 2022

Production-ready Kubernetes: what it means and how to achieve it

Kubernetes is open source software for deploying, scaling and managing containerized applications. Check out this White Paper to find out what production ready means, and important requirements to consider when using and taking advantage of Kubernetes in production, to ensure that you can increase productivity, whilst combining a flexible, portable infrastructure.

January 18, 2022

Kubernetes DevOps: The Perfect Match

Kubernetes is a great enabler of DevOps practices. Yet, it is complex to manage. With GitOps, you can get the best of both worlds - Kubernetes & DevOps.

January 06, 2022

Managing Multiple Environments with Weave GitOps

Following on from an introductory guide on Weave GitOps Core, this blog outlines how to use Weave GitOps to manage a single application deployed in multiple environments, using Branches and Kustomize.

December 16, 2021

Overcoming Cloud Complexity with Kubernetes & GitOps

Leveraging the cloud successfully requires the right tools and strategies for navigating all of the complexity that arises within cloud architectures. In many respects, the cloud is fundamentally more complex than on-premises infrastructures; it involves more layers of infrastructure, more services, more network endpoints and – to top it all – less control by the organizations that use the cloud.

December 14, 2021

Container Platforms & Top 6 Best Practices

Successful container platforms are key to efficiency with applications and cloud environments. Learn how with these top 6 best practices!

December 02, 2021

Why cloud and Kubernetes are essential to deliver 5G

In a new white paper, we discuss recent changes in the mobile network infrastructure space, covering the recent evolution from hardware-based infrastructure to virtualization and beyond, into containerization.

November 24, 2021

Highlights from the 2021 State of DevOps Report

The State of DevOps report released by Puppet each year is a great indicator of the pulse of the DevOps movement at the time. In its 10th edition this year, the report has continued to focus on the key challenges faced by organizations and solutions to them. This year, the report digs deeper into these issues and provides great insight for organizations that want to move to higher levels of DevOps maturity. In this post, we cover the key points from the report.

November 18, 2021

Mark your calendars for AWS Re:Invent and EMEA Mini Series 2021

As we look to close out 2021, we’re preparing for a few key events we’d like to share with you. We’re gearing up for a successful presence at AWS Re:Invent, AWS’ flagship event. And we also have a mini webinar series coming your way so mark the following dates in your calendar - you don't want to miss this!

November 16, 2021

Podcast: Kubernetes has won the enterprise

Michael Coté and Joe Beda discuss the rise of Kubernetes in the enterprise in the latest episode of the Weaveworks podcast, The Art of Modern Ops.

November 10, 2021

Highlights from GitOpsCon 2021

GitOpsCon 2021 took place during Kubecon North America 2021. Here we cover some of the highlights of the day.

October 21, 2021

Run your apps on Kubernetes one pull request at a time

Building better software faster is the main driver of digital transformation. If you’re not rapidly deploying new features and fixes, your competitors are. Using GitOps to automate continuous application delivery brings a number of advantages to your business. This getting started guide shows how Weave GitOps Core gets you started with only two commands.

October 11, 2021

Help us champion female coders of colour at KubeCon NA 2021

T-0 Hours - Collaborations and Cloud Native! KubeCon NA 2021 is here, and we’ve teamed up with Ambassador Labs, Jetstack, Civo, Codefresh and Buoyant, to raise awareness and support for Black Girls Code (BGC), a non-profit dedicated to creating opportunity and promoting inclusivity for promising young women of colour in the tech industry. Each sponsor will be donating $2 for every virtual booth visitor we receive!

October 07, 2021

Why it makes sense to consider managed Kubernetes

Kubernetes is the world’s most popular way to run containerized applications. It is so popular in fact – second only to Linux among open source projects – that rival container orchestration systems have become effectively irrelevant. Kubernetes is popular for numerous reasons, not least its power to scale seamlessly and heal itself automatically. Above all, however, there is its ubiquity. Kubernetes has become the de facto infrastructure for the cloud native world.

October 05, 2021

Three unmissable events: KubeCon, GitOpsCon and the GitOps One-Stop Shop

Three opportunities to learn more about GitOps in October: GitOpsCon, KubeCon and Weaveworks’ own GitOps One-Stop Shop. No matter if you are a seasoned practitioner or a beginner, we have talks and learnings for all levels.

September 28, 2021

The Definitive Guide to Kubernetes in Production

There’s a lot to think about (and yes a lot that can go wrong) when you’re preparing your Kubernetes application for production. This is an introduction to some of the key considerations when preparing to put your Kubernetes application into production.

September 02, 2021

What is a self-service developer platform and why does it matter?

Implementing a platform model in your organization enables separation of concerns for both Dev & Ops teams. We explore this topic in more detail, including the benefits for each team.

August 31, 2021

Kubernetes components that make up its architecture

Kubernetes is a complex system because of its many components. Yet, it is imperative for IT & DevOps teams to have a good understanding of the different components & how they work together.

August 10, 2021

Tools for Automating and Implementing Cloud Native Patterns

Kubernetes is the essential tool for orchestrating cloud native applications. However getting Kubernetes up and running is only a small piece of what you need to start developing applications. There are many tools to choose from within the cloud native ecosystem before the team can start increasing feature velocity and selecting the right ones can be a challenge.

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