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.
July 20, 2021
Why developers need a self-service platform – and how to provide one
In this white paper, we explain what a self-service developer platform is, how it can benefit your business and explore GitOps as the best way to deliver it.
July 15, 2021
Application Portability for the Cloud Era
Each dev team has different needs and wants the autonomy to choose their own cloud provider or preferred cloud services. It becomes the job of the platform team to ensure that any required cloud service is supported by the organization's technology stack. In this era of distributed cloud applications, application portability has become even more important.
June 30, 2021
Declarative delivery at scale: Weave GitOps
We just launched Weave GitOps, an opinionated GitOps product. App delivery and continuous operations have never been easier and more secure than from within Git. Take full control of Kubernetes running anywhere with Weave GitOps.
June 17, 2021
One year kured - your Kubernetes Reboot Daemon
Kured, the Kubernetes Reboot Deamon helps perform safe automatic node reboots, when indicated by the package management of the underlying OS. We often find kured running behind the scenes and over the recent months, the community stepped up and moved kured to a fully packed 1.7.0 release. Read up on the latest features and join the community.
June 02, 2021
Hybrid & multi-cloud Kubernetes requires a GitOps savvy Platform team
Multi-cloud promises a lot in terms of application portability, flexible choice of infrastructure, high availability, and cost savings. However, this also comes with its own set of challenges. We look at three priorities needed for multi-cloud Kubernetes clusters, and implementing them using GitOps and cloud native tooling, to function at scale.
May 25, 2021
How to Start Left with Security Using Git Pre-Commit Hooks
Understand how you can shift security left by using pre-commit hooks in Git before committing to the code base.
May 20, 2021
KubeCon EU 2021 Recap - A Celebration of Kubernetes
KubeCon EU 2021 was a blast! It was also A LOT. Good news: there was a wide variance of topics discussed and fascinating sessions. Bad news: there are only 24 hours in a day to watch them. More good news; we take the time to spotlight sessions our team were a part of, as well as highlight some more interesting sessions.