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...

Weave And Microsoft Azure

We are very grateful to Patrick Chanezon for creating this tutorial explaining how to run weave and weavedns on Azure! — alexis

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,...

Elasticsearch, Weave And Docker

This guide will demonstrate how to deploy an Elasticsearch cluster on Weave as well as a JavaScript microservice application for it. There are a few major advantages of using Weave for Elasticsearch. Firstly, you will gain Zen discovery...

Crate With Docker & Weave

Please welcome our guests from Crate team, they have a very exciting Big Data use-case! — Ilya Introduction Crate is a massively scalable, distributed, and highly available database that leverages the power of Lucene for lighting fast...

Automated Provisioning Of Multi-cloud Weave Network With Terraform

Introduction In this post I am going to describe how I used one of HashiCorp’s latest tools — Terraform — for deploying a weave network across two different cloud providers. Terraform helps to answer some of provisioning-related questions...

"i Set Out To Deploy Weave On My Pi"

Hats off to Alexander Grendel for getting Weave and Docker working on Raspberry Pi….!  Quote: “The great thing about the setup is that I can take my Pi anywhere and as long as I have internet that allows (stateful outboud) tcp/udp on...

Running Java Applications In Docker Containers

Introduction In this post I would like to describe my approach to running Java applications in Docker containers. The key takeaway is that by reducing the base image, one wins a solid foundation, uncluttered of miscellaneous and...

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...

Using Weave Network For Big Data: Elasticsearch & Apache Spark

As part of our continuing effort demonstrating how weave overlay networking makes deploying complex distribute software stacks simpler, I decided to pick a couple of very hot open-source projects and show something people commonly do:...

Announcing Weaveworks And Our Series A Funding

I am very proud to announce that today we have become Weaveworks Inc. and have completed a $5M Series A investment led by Accel Partners.  The press release is here – have a look to find out more about what we plan to deliver....