How Weave Built A Cloud Deployment For Scope Using Kubernetes

This was originally posted on the Kubernetes blog. Earlier this year at Weaveworks we launched Weave Scope, an open source solution for visualization and monitoring of containerised apps and services. Recently we released a hosted Scope...

Life And Docker Networking - One Year On

Welcome to Docker 1.9 Today Docker has released Docker 1.9, which includes advances in Docker Networking. Perhaps the most important is the introduction of a new overlay networking approach to connect docker containers running across...

Weave: The Fastest Path To Docker On Amazon Ec2 Container Service

Today, Weaveworks is making it even faster and easier to deploy and see Docker container applications on Amazon Web Services’ EC2 Container Service (ECS). We’re delighted to be one of the launch Container Partners in the ECS marketplace,...

Cloud Native Vms

We have a great guest post for you today.  Everyone knows that containers are fantastic for new cloud native applications.  But what about the huge numbers of existing applications in the enterprise?  Can these also...

Welcome Mathew Lodge, Weaveworks' New Coo

I’m extremely pleased to share some big news today, with Mathew Lodge (@mathewlodge) joining us as the COO of Weaveworks.  Mathew joins us from VMware, where he was Vice President in VMware’s Cloud Services group.  His...

Weave Scoped Out A Big New Release

Weave Scope is a zero-config, drop-in solution for mapping and monitoring your Docker containers, and the easiest way to visualize your cloud-native application. Weave Scope 0.7.0 is out today, with tons of great new improvements and...

How Kontena Uses Weave Net & Run

Using container technologies, such as Docker, can be tricky to configure for large scale deployments. But with Kontena scaling and monitoring containerized applications on any cloud infrastructure is very easy to deploy and...

Weave ‘gossip’ Dns

WeaveDNS was introduced in Weave 0.9 as a simple solution to service discovery on the Weave network, allowing containers to find other containers’ IP addresses by their hostnames. With Weave 1.1, we’re introducing a completely redesigned...

Weave & Cliqr: Improving Security And Portability Of Container-based Apps

Our friends over at CliQr recently blogged about integrating Weave Net with CliQr’s CloudCenter & Application-Defined Cloud Management Platform. What’s particularly interesting about this case is the portability of Weave Net,...

Join Us At The International Software Circus

Weaveworks is a proud sponsor of the International Software Circus Conference on “Programmable Infrastructure” which takes place in Amsterdam next week from September 9 to September 13th. Bryan Boreham, from Weaveworks will be giving...

Dchq+weave: High Availability For Docker-based Clustered Applications

Today we are pleased to welcome a guest post from Amjad Afanah, founder of DCHQ, in which he talks about using Weave to provide high availability for container-based clustered applications running on the DCHQ platform. DCHQ, now available...

Docker Open Container Project - Please Make It Awesome

I’m live-blogging this from the DockerCon opening keynote in San Francisco.  Docker has announced that it will create the Open Container Project under the Linux Foundation. This is based on news that is breaking in...

Weave At Container Camp And Docker Cologne

Container Camp was held in San Francisco earlier this month, and the videos of the conference have been posted on youtube. Its great to see Weave featured in a number of the talks, including Khash Sajadi from Cloud66 on...

Docker In Light Of The Socketplane Acquisition

This week Docker announced their acquisition of Socketplane, a start-up company working on software defined networking for Docker.  In this post I shall say what I think this means for us, for the new Docker seen as a platform, and...

The Microsoft Azure Ecosystem For Docker - Some Slides

This slidedeck by Patrick Chanezon talks about what Microsoft are doing with Docker.  It includes information about the Azure ecosystem and Weave’s place in it.  Worth a read as it includes many of your favourite new...

Weave And Snappy Ubuntu Core

We are delighted to join Canonical’s push for open and secure Internet of Things tools. In our vision, Weave network, Docker and Ubuntu Core are the way forward to implement Continuous Delivery in the hybrid cloud of apps running anywhere,...

Two Developments Of Interest To Hesco/weave Puppet Module Users

While Weaveworks, Inc. celebrates this week an infusion of $5 million in capital, YMD Partners can report news relevant to docker/weave systems administrators using puppet to manage the configuration of their docker hosts. First, today...

What Do We Do At Weaveworks?

Since I made the jump from finance to startups this year, the first question anyone asks is “What are you doing now, Bryan?”. “I work at a startup, building overlay networks and other tools for Linux Containers”. “Really? What’s that...