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November 07, 2016

Introducing Weave Scope 1.0 Now With Weave Net Views

Weave Scope is a zero-config, drop-in solution for visualizing, monitoring and controlling your Docker and Kubernetes cloud-native applications. Today, we’re releasing Weave Scope 1.0, which introduces a new Scope view to visualize and...

October 27, 2016

Whodunnit? Debugging and Diagnosing Microservices with Weave Cloud Beta

Debugging is about understanding the system. If software is behaving in some unexpected way, it means there is some piece of the system you don’t understand. Microservices, in particular, spread the system’s behaviour across many...

October 17, 2016

Weave Mesh in Prometheus Alertmanager

tl;dr: Weave Mesh, an open-source gossip and CRDT communications library, gave the Prometheus Alertmanager exactly what it needed to be reliable and highly-available.As a former SoundCloud engineer, I’ve had the privilege of using...

September 27, 2016

Run Weave Net with Kubernetes in Just One Line

Kubernetes, the Open Source container orchestration system from Google, has very specific network requirements.  Historically people have used complex Salt and Bash scripts to configure networks to meet the requirements, but...

August 18, 2016

Introducing Weave Scope 0.17 With Table Mode and Enhanced Performance

Scope 0.17 introduces a Table Mode as an alternative to Scope’s classic graph view. Table mode offers higher information density, and is particularly useful when there are many nodes in the graph view. It’s like a top command, for visualizing your containers!

July 21, 2016

Sock Shop: A Microservices Demo Application

If you came by our booth at DockerCon in Seattle this year you’ll have seen “Sock Shop”, our microservices demo application.We originally designed it so we could demonstrate products like Weave Net and Scope – but additional...

June 29, 2016

Container networking with no overlay on AWS VPC!

Last week we announced a new option for users who run their container infrastructure entirely within Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). Weave Net now allows you to connect Docker containers directly to AWS VPC...

June 20, 2016

DockerCon 2016: Weave Cloud and Weave Net 1.6

At DockerCon today we announced the public beta of Weave Cloud, a microservices console allowing developers and operations to quickly connect, visualize and monitor containers and microservices, regardless of the orchestrator....

May 16, 2016

How Weave Net Enables a Global Docker Cluster with OnApp

Please welcome Viktor Petersson and Bernino Lind from OnApp’s Federation. They describe how to network a Docker cluster across multiple data centers using Weave Net. Already in use by OnApp’s Federation, Weave Net plays a pivotal role in...

May 13, 2016

Scope 0.15: Search and Enhanced Kubernetes Visualization

Weave Scope is a zero-config, drop-in solution for visualizing, monitoring and controlling your Docker and Kubernetes cloud-native applications. Today, we’re releasing Weave Scope 0.15, focused on Search and enhanced Kubernetes...

April 27, 2016

Reboot-tolerance in Weave Net 1.5

Weave Net has always been pretty robust: instead of a central store of config data, everything is done peer-to-peer, and machine failures don’t hold up any other peers because our data structures use...

April 22, 2016

My first DC/OS app

There had been a lot of excitement in the community around the first open-source release of DC/OS.Here at Weaveworks, the team made sure Weave Scope 0.14 works very well on DC/OS..Among the variety of DC/OS tutorials, I haven’t yet found a...

April 19, 2016

Weave Scope 0.14 with Mesosphere DC/OS support, plugins and node metrics

Weaveworks is delighted to announce a new version of Weave Scope, the zero-configuration container visualization and monitoring solution, supporting DC/OS. We share the community’s goal of making running containers in production free and...

April 13, 2016

Announcing Weave Net 1.5: Container Network Interface (CNI) plugin for Kubernetes

Weave Net 1.5 will be released next week and includes a Container Network Interface (CNI) plug-in for Kubernetes 1.2 and other software that uses the CNI API. This means you can now use Weave Net as a native networking option for...

March 08, 2016

Use Docker Compose with the Weave Scope Service

Weave Scope is a low-configuration monitoring and diagnostic tool that passively observes your application, builds a realtime visualization of network traffic and draws the application topology as a graph.Kenny Bastani’s Spring Boot...

March 03, 2016

Docker Multicast Networking: Maximum Warp Speed

Weave Net is unique among Docker container networking solutions in that it supports multicast networking. In multicast, a sender can transmit data once and have it delivered to multiple receivers in a multicast group. It’s...

February 29, 2016

Weave Scope gets Docker Container Monitoring into Shape

Weave Scope is a zero-configuration, drop-in solution for interactive visualization, monitoring and controlling your Docker containers. Today, we’re releasing Weave Scope 0.13 with big improvements to performance and usability,...

January 07, 2016

Scale Test: Clustering 2,000 Docker Containers with Weave and DCHQ

Today’s guest blog is from the DCHQ team, who use Weave Net to network Docker containers in their Deployment Automation and Lifecycle Management platform. This is the second of a two part blog series that discusses the...

November 30, 2015

Automating Microsoft Azure Docker Deployment with Weave Net

This is a guest post by Richard Lander, a Senior Software Developer at Tribridge. He runs production Dockerized workloads on Microsoft Azure using Weave Net, and has written this post to demonstrate the techniques he...

November 16, 2015

Scale test: Running 10,000 Docker Containers on Weave

Welcoming today’s guest blog from the DCHQ team, who use Weave Net to provide the Docker container network for their Deployment Automation and Lifecycle Management platform:Using DCHQ and Weave to automate Docker at...

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