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.

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).

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.

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.

Meet the team: Stefan Prodan (DX Engineer)

Next up in our "meet the team" blog series is Stefan Prodan, another one of our super talented Developer Experience Engineers. He spends most of his time here at Weaveworks integrating and testing different open source projects with Weave Cloud and blogging about it. He’s passionate about all things Cloud Native, programs in Golang and has a soft spot for Prometheus as well as OpenFaaS serverless technology -- where he is a core contributor.

Meet the team: Ilya Dmitrichenko (DX Engineer)

Continuing with our "meet the team" blog series, we introduce Ilya Dmitrichenko. Ilya is one of our talented DX engineers at Weaveworks who spends a lot of his time seeking out new technology and coming up with innovative workflows that end up in our products. In addition to this, Ilya is also a CNCF ambassador and is a presenter and one of the creators of the Kubernetes Office Hours

Meet the Team: Brice Fernandes (Weaveworks Engineer)

This is the first post in our ‘Meet the Team’ blog series. We will be showcasing some of the Weaveworks’ team who are attending, speaking and teaching at the upcoming CNCF KubeCon held in Copenhagen. First up is Brice Fernandes - software engineer, entrepreneur and instructor.

Case study: Weave Net brings wealth of security to Wealth Wizards

Learn how an online financial advisory company secured their Kubernetes clusters and the benefits gained when using Weave Net to maintain security and compliance.

Connect with the Kubernetes Community in Copenhagen

We’re counting down the days until we visit the Kubernetes community in Copenhagen, for the next KubeCon event (30 April - 4 May). Read our top 10 reasons for why you should attend!

Top 11 Continuous Delivery Tools for Kubernetes (Part 2)

In this Part 2 of our top 11 CICD tools for creating an automated pipeline to Kubernetes, we looked at tools designed for Continuous Delivery.

Top 11 Continuous Delivery Tools for Kubernetes (Part 1)

In this blog we look at the top 11 tools for continuous delivery to Kubernetes and discuss the pros and cons of each one.

CI/CD for Kubernetes: What you need to know

Read about automating CI/CD pipelines to Kubernetes, the latest addition to our Kubernetes library pages. Help inform your decision on why you need automation, how to keep your cluster secure and what’s available on the market today.

Top 5 Kubernetes Best Practices From Sandeep Dinesh (Google)

Learn what the top 5 best practices are for building, deploying and managing services in Kubernetes from Sandeep Dinesh, Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform.

Ensure High Availability and Uptime With Kubernetes Horizontal Pod Autoscaler and Prometheus

Not all systems can meet their SLAs by relying on CPU/memory usage metrics alone, most web and mobile backends require autoscaling based on requests per second to handle any traffic bursts. This step by step guide shows you how to set up Kubernetes Horizontal Pod Autoscaler with Prometheus defined custom metrics, to fine tune your application monitoring and ensure high availability.

Kops vs. Kubeadm: What’s the difference?

Find out the differences between two Kubernetes installers, kops and kubeadm. This blog describes how to use them and when you’d use one installation method over another.

GitOps Part 4 - Application Delivery Compliance and Secure CICD

Part 4 of the GitOps blog series explains how you can make your continuous delivery pipeline more secure using 3 best practices which enables auditing and compliance. This is aimed at Kubernetes users who have adopted Continuous Integration (CI) and who want to add Continuous Deployment (CD) to their pipeline.

Keeping Helm changes consistent and reliable with Weave Flux

While Helm helps with getting applications running, you need other tooling to keep them up to date when something changes. Check out our alpha release of our Helm integration in Weave Flux. It makes sure your Helm chart releases are kept up to date with what’s in Git. You can try it out using the published repository in Github.

How secure is your CICD pipeline?

Looking at a CICD pipeline with security in mind, reveals some interesting concerns. Consider the credentials and access typically assigned to each step, and what’s actually required for each step - Read Write access, and Read Only access. The CI system can be a target, because it’s got credentials for the source code, the image repo and the cluster, and it crosses two logical security boundaries. Learn how you can mitigate this with a GitOps approach.

Continuous Delivery to Kubernetes for Machine Learning with Michelle Casbon (Qordoba)

See how Qordoba doubled their productivity by using Weave Cloud for Continuous Delivery to deploy machine learning models to Kubernetes.

Debugging and Troubleshooting Microservices in Kubernetes with Ray Tsang (Google)

Google Developer Advocate, Ray Tsang shows us how to debug microservices running in Kubernetes.