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September 19, 2019

Weaveworks Named a Top Kubernetes Contributor

Weaveworks was recently named one of the top eight contributing companies to Kubernetes. Find out more about the CNCF’s Kubernetes Project Journey report.

September 18, 2019

Influencing Kubernetes Scheduler Decisions

Given so many methods for influencing Pod placement, learn about the flexibility to decide which nodes should be running your Pods.

September 17, 2019

An Introduction to Footloose: Containers that look like VMs

Footloose creates containers that look like virtual machines. Those containers run systemd as PID 1 and a ssh daemon that can be used to log into the container. Such "machines" behave very much like a VM, it's even possible to run dockerd in them.

September 10, 2019

6 Reasons to Start the Cloud Native Transformation

Download this whitepaper to learn what cloud native technology looks like and what you need in order to make the shift to cloud native.

September 03, 2019

Weave Ignite blazing a trail

Learn what's been happening with Weave Ignite since it was recently announced, including ways in which you can get started using the available resources and how you can join the community.

September 02, 2019

Kubernetes Scheduler 101

Kubernetes Scheduling involves more than just placing a pod on a node. In this article, we discuss the different mechanisms that Kubernetes follows.

August 29, 2019

Running Highly Available Clusters with Kubeadm

Automated support for HA clusters is currently in beta in kubeadm v1.15. Lucas provided an overview of how High Availability works with kubeadm and also gave a demo on how to configure a Highly Available (HA) cluster with kubeadm.

August 27, 2019

Download These Production Ready Checklists for Kubernetes

What do you need for a Kubernetes cluster before you can call it “production ready”? How do you define “production ready” and what does a “highly available” cluster mean anyway?

August 26, 2019

Kubernetes StatefulSets 101 - State Of The Pods

Kubernetes StatefulSet is the core building block of database management inside Kubernetes. Learn their properties and how to effectively manage them.

August 22, 2019

Automating the Operation of Stateful Apps in Kubernetes with GitOps

Scale and velocity are the main drivers behind Kubernetes adoption. Kubernetes allows companies today to run thousands of cloud native applications, including many stateful applications like databases. Find out how GitOps and Portworx helps manage your stateful applications.

August 13, 2019

Production Ready Kubernetes in a Day

Join us September 5th in London for a practical 1-day workshop and accelerate your journey to production ready Kubernetes by learning the practical techniques for reliably operating your software lifecycle using the GitOps pattern.

August 06, 2019

Implementing a Kubernetes Strategy in Your Organization

Download this whitepaper and learn how you can implement a secure and cost effective Kubernetes strategy across your organization without suppressing innovation and productivity.

August 06, 2019

Introduction to Kubernetes Service Mesh | Weaveworks

Stefan Prodan recently delivered a talk on what a service mesh is, which ones are available and how they differ. He then described how to use a Progressive Delivery service mesh and also how to use a Kubernetes service mesh.

July 25, 2019

What’s new in EKSctl?

A recent blog post by Bob Wise, General Manager of EKS at AWS stated that EKSctl is now “the official CLI for EKS”. Let’s continue that excitement by bringing you up to speed on the many new features and improvements that the EKSctl development team and community contributors have recently released.

July 23, 2019

Developing Applications on Multi-tenant Clusters with GitOps

In this tutorial, Stefan Prodan discusses how to manage deployments with GitOps using Flux with Kustomize on a multi-tenant cluster. It also includes steps on how to implement Flagger to automate progressive delivery strategies like canaries, and A/B deployments through namespaces.

July 18, 2019

Weaveworks and Solo.io Enable Progressive Delivery Through Service Mesh

You don’t want to miss the upcoming webinar by Solo.io (in partnership with Weaveworks) on Weave Flagger in Solo.io’s Service Mesh Hub! Join us Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 10:00 am Pacific with Christian Posta (Solo.io) and Stefan Prodan (Weaveworks).

July 09, 2019

Automated Operation of Stateful Apps in Kubernetes with GitOps

Join our upcoming webinar in collaboration with Portworx to learn how software teams can manage stateful applications and their many operations tasks more efficiently, predictably, and reliably.

July 05, 2019

Why a Cloud Native Application Platform

The last 18 months technology teams from investment banks to start-ups in garages, know that Kubernetes is the answer to innovation. The CNCF is expanding rapidly, both sponsors and projects, Kubecon is doubling every six months, and forum and meetup attendance is through the roof. Read Steve George's take on why Kubernetes is everywhere.

June 25, 2019

Application Checklist for Kubernetes

Find out what the best practices are for running applications in Kubernetes with this convenient application checklist.

June 20, 2019

Cluster Ready Checklist for Kubernetes

How do you know when you’re ready to run your Kubernetes cluster in production? In this blog series, we define Production Ready checklists for your cluster and applications.

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