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December 22, 2021

Highlights of KubeCon and the GitOps One Stop Shop

If meeting and work commitments kept you away from some of the recent virtual and in person events on Kubernetes and GitOps. We have a quick rundown of the recent KubeCon and GitOps One Stop Shop events, curated from a GitOps perspective.

December 16, 2021

Overcoming Cloud Complexity with Kubernetes & GitOps

Leveraging the cloud successfully requires the right tools and strategies for navigating all of the complexity that arises within cloud architectures. In many respects, the cloud is fundamentally more complex than on-premises infrastructures; it involves more layers of infrastructure, more services, more network endpoints and – to top it all – less control by the organizations that use the cloud.

December 09, 2021

The GitOps market: driving progressive delivery and experimentation's expansion

Tech investor and managing director of Dell Capital Technologies, Tyler Jewell, is our featured guest in the latest episode of The Art of Modern Ops. Topics covered are the increasing need of automating software particularly in complex fields such as continuous delivery and the growing shortage of developers handling increasingly intricate software systems.

December 07, 2021

The 2021 DORA report gives a veiled nod to GitOps

The 2021 DORA report is out, and it continues its focus on the characteristics of top performing DevOps teams. It's becoming an essential read for anyone interested in how companies are using DevOps. The findings show that GitOps principles are integral to top performing teams. Here are the highlights from the report.

November 30, 2021

Deutsche Telekom uses Weave GitOps to deliver edge Kubernetes at scale

Deutsche Telekom, the first global Telco running Kubernetes across both its core and edge sites to deliver multiple use cases through a single, telco-grade platform, the company’s collaboration with Weaveworks marks a milestone in the mobile industry. Dubbed Liquid Metal, it is a fully open, GitOps-enabled, distributed Kubernetes Cluster-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform, operating at massive scale.

November 30, 2021

Weave GitOps Enterprise: A First Look at the November 2021 Release

Today we announced the general availability of Weave GitOps Enterprise. This is a licensed product that builds on the free open source Weave GitOps Core. As the name suggests it adds advanced features required by enterprises with large Kubernetes estates. Take a first look at the GA and November release and learn more about: Web user interface, GitOps template manager, multi-cluster control and policy.

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 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.

November 02, 2021

Why GitOps is so important to businesses today

In this video from the DevOps Enterprise Summit, Weaveworks COO Steve George explains why GitOps is so important for business.

October 26, 2021

Weave GitOps Core is now available on the AWS Marketplace

Weave GitOps Core is now available on the AWS marketplace. Core is an open source solution that enables GitOps on any Kubernetes distribution. With Weave GitOps Core you will be able to continuously deploy and operate your cloud native applications on top of EKS.

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 19, 2021

Case study: How Deutsche Telekom automates edge infrastructure using GitOps

GitOps has helped to make Deutsche Telekom’s containerized clusters easier to manage and more responsive. They require less human management intervention. While it’s difficult to point to precise cost savings, the team’s ROI can be judged by the scale of its achievements—managing thousands of clusters with a tiny team, and managing cloud development and cloud operations continuously.

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.

September 23, 2021

Give developers the autonomy to choose their own stack

Organizations rely on their development teams to stay competitive in a fast-moving world of cloud-native applications. Yet, these developers are slowed down by operational hassles, red tape, and silos that exist within the organization. The result is that new features are deployed late, and even when deployed, potentially not stable. Highly mature DevOps organizations encountered a solution: empower developers with the autonomy to choose their own tech stack.

September 21, 2021

Cloud native operations at scale in next generation mobile networks

Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and telecommunications providers (telcos) are seeing a massive shift in technology from legacy backend systems, to modern cloud-native systems that are flexible, and powerful. In our latest white paper we are describing why Weave GitOps is ideally suited to empower telcos and ease this transition.

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 24, 2021

Progressive delivery made simple with Weave GitOps

Progressive delivery of applications is often times perceived as complicated to implement. Let's get you started with Weave GitOps and choice of service mesh so your team can experience more precise and reliable deployments through progressive delivery.

August 19, 2021

Weave GitOps simplifies multicloud & hybrid cloud management

Kubernetes has made multicloud possible. However, Kubernetes management is a new challenge that organizations are not well-equipped to handle. Kubernetes itself requires consistent and predictable management. That is what Weave GitOps can offer.

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