July 25, 2017
How to Supercharge Your Kubernetes Cluster with Rancher & Weave Cloud
This tutorial shows you how to deploy and manage Kubernetes with Rancher. You will then use Weave Cloud to complete the development lifecycle, and Deploy, Explore and Monitor your app as it runs in Kubernetes.
July 18, 2017
Security and Encryption in Weave Net
Securing a network with full end-to-end encryption can be complicated and overlay networks add another level of difficulty. However, with Weave Net we’ve worked very hard to simplify the set-up process and make managing the whole thing as straightforward as possible.
July 10, 2017
Visualizing Cloud Foundry with Weave Scope
Stev Witzel (Pivotal) will cover how to Visualize Cloud Foundry with Weave Scope Stev will demo an experimental BOSH release for Weave Scope that helps reveal Cloud Foundry's topology and all applications running on top of the platform.
July 07, 2017
Demystifying Production-Ready Apps on Kubernetes with Carter Morgan
The Weave Online User Group talk given by Carter Morgan defines of what a "production-ready" cloud application looks like.
June 26, 2017
Weave Net 2.0 Released: Peer Discovery, Docker Swarm plugin & CLI changes
Today, we’re pleased to announce the release of Weave Net 2.0, which features a peer discovery feature via Weave Cloud, a Docker Swarm plugin, and several changes to Weave Net’s CLI and internals.
June 22, 2017
Visualizing resource utilization with Scope
The Weave Scope UI provides a neat way of visualizing the real-time state of your application as a graph of interconnected nodes. While good for answering structural questions about your system, this view falls short when trying to...
May 31, 2017
Extending Weave Scope With Custom Plugins
We show the essential information needed to create a plugin written in Go and point you to the resources you’ll need to do it yourself. The result should be a working plugin that you’ve built yourself.
May 30, 2017
Linux Namespaces and Go Don't Mix
Martynas Pumputis explains how a Weave Net bug uncovered considerable limitations of Go programming language runtime.
May 25, 2017
Continuous Delivery vs. Continuous Integration: What's the Difference?
Continuous delivery vs. continuous integration vs. continuous deployment. Do you know what the differences are? Our blog clears it up for you.
May 24, 2017
Understand Istio with Weave Cloud
In the Weave Cloud and Istio tutorial, we show you how to configure Istio for microservices and how to use Weave Cloud to explore and monitor the traffic flow between the microservices as it runs in the service mesh.
May 19, 2017
Adding a Service to Weave Cloud and Other Best Practices
Learn how to add a service to Weave Cloud – from naming and organization to security and monitoring, Tom Wilkie shares best practices and lessons learned.
May 18, 2017
Recap: High-performance Linux Monitoring with eBPF
Recap of Alfonso Acosta’s talk High-performance Linux Monitoring with eBPF (Extended Berkeley Packet Filter). Learn how it’s used in Weave Scope.
May 16, 2017
Kubernetes Rolling Upgrades One by One
Have a semi-stateful service running on Kubernetes and want to do rolling upgrades? Tom Wilkie outlines how to make deployments upgrade one by one.
May 11, 2017
Weave-NPC: Container firewalls in Go
Weave Network Policy Controller is an implementation of the Kubernetes Network Policy. Read on to learn about container firewalls in Go.
May 08, 2017
Scope Illuminates Cloud Foundry
In a recent hack day at Pivotal, the team sought new approaches to visualize the Cloud Foundry platform. Cloud Foundry has two tools for this purpose: BOSH – with its CLI of logs, stats and commands reporting the health of VMs running...
April 27, 2017
Weave Cloud UI Alerts and Metrics
After a particularly egregious outage was reported by a Weave Cloud user, we decided it would be a good idea to add some alerting to our front-end codebase. Alerting and metrics for Weave Cloud are handled using Prometheus, however, which...
April 10, 2017
Microservices on Amazon ECS with Abby Fuller (AWS) & Mike Lang (Weaveworks) Part 2
At the March 28, 2017 Weave Online User Group, Abby Fuller presented on Amazon ECS, find the part 1 recap here. Her comments on ECS best practices are summarized below. Following her talk, Mike Lang of Weaveworks described Weave Cloud’s...
April 10, 2017
PromQL queries for the rest of us
Prometheus comes with its own query language called PromQL. It’s very powerful and easily allows you to filter with the multi-dimensional time-series labels that make Prometheus so great. But it can be daunting when you are faced with an...
March 28, 2017
Moving to the Cloud: Is Re-architecting Right for You?
Moving to the cloud is a major infrastructure change for any business. Unless you’re starting from scratch, switching to the cloud requires getting your existing data and applications there. For data, transfer may mean sending files over...
March 23, 2017
Improving performance and reliability in Weave Scope with eBPF
As a cloud monitoring tool, Weave Scope has to collect data about processes and network connections on each cluster node, process that data, and compile everything into a report that is sent to the app server as data points for the user...