Prometheus and Kubernetes: A Perfect Match

At the inaugural Prometheus London meetup, I gave a talk about how Weaveworks uses Prometheus to monitor Weave Cloud, which runs on a Kubernetes cluster in AWS.  In this series of blog posts I’ll expand on some of the practices we’ve...

Welcome Luke Marsden as Head of DX

Hi, I’m Luke Marsden. I was formerly co-founder and CTO at ClusterHQ. I’m thrilled be joining forces with Weaveworks to focus on a role that I care passionately about: Developer Experience (DX). Why I’m joining Weaveworks to work on...

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!

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...

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...

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....

Cloud native application stacks: a lightly-opinionated survey

As you may know, Weaveworks is a founding member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, whose mission is to create and drive the adoption of container packaged, dynamically managed, microservice oriented applications. These modern...

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...

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...

Weaveworks closes $15M Series B to simplify microservices for all

Today we are announcing a $15M Series B investment from GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Accel. This brings our total funding to $20M to date. We have strong backing from two of the world’s leading VCs. This is great news for...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Debugging is Easier with Docker for Mac and Weave

Debugging and testing containerized applications from a Mac can be fiddly, (because you’re running containers inside a Host, which itself is running inside the OS), especially if you have multiple containers using the same port or if a...

Service routing turns containers into microservices

Flux is a new project from Weaveworks that gives you service routing for Docker containers. What is service routing? It’s a layer on top of the network that means your application code can connect to services rather than individual...

An important Cloud Native Computing Foundation milestone

Today the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) made three important announcements at Kubecon London. The first was the formation of the Technical Oversight Committee (TOC), which performs a key role in determining which open...

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...

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...

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,...