Running Containers On Remote Docker Hosts With Weave 0.10

In an earlier post we peeked under the covers of Weave 0.10 to discover how it interacts with remote Docker hosts. So, for example weave launch is translated into: <br> docker run --rm -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock -v...

Data Migration With Kubernetes And Flocker

Our friend Kai Davenport at ClusterHQ has just published another awesome piece, this time detailing how Weave, Flocker and Kubernetes can be used together to migrate a Redis database container between two nodes. Read the full article here!

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...

Weave As A Docker Extension

(UPDATE: New, simpler build instructions) For some time there has been talk of extending Docker. Lately we have been seeing some projects born of this ongoing conversation; for example you may have seen Powerstrip, which lets you hook into...

Weaveworks Sponsors Glider Labs To Enable More Docker Wins

A really big goal for Weaveworks is to support Docker extensions as soon as possible.  This is so that enterprise class Docker use cases like data migration and failover can be enabled, easily combining Weave with components...

Using Docker Machine With Weave 0.10

This is an outdated guide, please find latest version on our website now! http://weave.works/guides/weave-and-docker-platform/index.html In this post I’d like to show how quickly one can get up-and-running using Weave with Docker Machine....

Remote Weaving With Weave 0.10

One of the highlights of Weave 0.10 is the ability to run Weave on remote Docker hosts, in a pure container-only environment where the only access to the hosts is through the Docker Remote API. The weave script, as we know it Weave has...

My Container Won't Stop On Ctrl-c, And Other Minor Tragedies

At Weaveworks, we containerise as much as possible, to simplify packaging and deployment. So, most of the time, whatever you ask our software to do will run inside a container. One day while testing, one step of network set-up got stuck,...

More Detail On Database Migration Using Docker, Flocker And Weave

Previously we have worked with the ClusterHQ team to create demos of database migration.  These demos uses flocker for data volume replication and weave to maintain network integrity as the application changes eg during a failover...

Weaving Kubernetes On Azure

As I said in my previous post, Weave is a very portable networking enabler for Kubernetes. To take this further, we have worked closely with the Microsoft and CoreOS teams to ensure a complete solution is available for Kubernetes on Azure....

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...

Weave Is Live At Tutum

We are very pleased to be able to report another public production case at scale!  Congratulations and thanks are due to our friends at Tutum who announced a major upgrade to their Docker cloud service yesterday. The Tutum team have...

Crate, Mesos, Marathon And Weave

The Mesosphere blog has a fantastic guest post by Christian Haudum of Crate on Deploying the Create Distributed Database using Mesos and Marathon, including a detailed section on how they enabled multicast discovery...

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...

Get Your Kicks On Cloud66

This week we saw our first ‘at scale’ public production use case at Cloud66.  Based in Austin TX, and London, this is a brilliant young company that puts customers first and is showing the way for the next generation of automated...

Networking Spark Cluster On Docker With Weave

In this guide, I will show you how easy it is to deploy a Spark cluster using Docker and Weave, running on CoreOS. Apache Spark is a fast and general-purpose cluster computing system. It provides high-level APIs in Java, Scala and Python,...

Clocker Makes Container Clouds, Weave Makes The Connections

… Weave is used as an overlay network to connect multiple hosts running Docker. It allows developers to run more complex apps without having to worry about such issues as port forwarding. Alex Williams, The New Stack Our friends at...

Mesos, Marathon, Weave .. And Consul And Docker - Oh My

[Update: we didn’t realise at the time, but the technique used here has some downsides. We’ve described them here.] Here’s a terrific post from Stefan Schimanski showing how to use Weave to make Mesos and Marathon play well...

Powerstrip-weave

We’re very happy today to give the spotlight to Kai Davenport, who has been advancing the state of the art of Docker extensions, and weave, with his project powerstrip-weave. –Michael Powerstrip-Weave: A Docker Networking Extension In this...

Demo: Running Crate.io On A Composed Flocker + Weave + Powerstrip Docker Stack

In the past week, Luke Marsden from ClusterHQ and I joined the Crate.io team in their awesome SnowSprint right up in the Austrian Alps. We all had a wonderful time and hacked away, with some very exciting results. Here is a...