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...

Docker networking 1.9 and Weave technical deep-dive

This is a technical follow up to the previous post, Life and Docker Networking – One year On. Please note that our goal here, shared with Docker, is to make the customer experience as straightforward as possible. Do get in touch if you...

Weave Scope 0.9 Released

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 0.9.0 is out today, with some great new improvements and...

Automating Weave deployment on Docker hosts with Weave Discovery

Weave Net implements an overlay container network that links together all containers, regardless of where the Docker hosts are running. Weave is designed to work with minimal configuration and zero application changes. So when you add a...

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...

Deploy An Elastic High-Availability SQL Cluster with Crate and Weave

Today we would like to share another great use case of Weave Net & Run. The folks at Giant Swarm have used our product to enable ease of scaling for their customer’s database cluster which runs Crate.IO distributed SQL database....

Using Weave and Scope with Convox

Weave and Convox make a great match. While Convox simplifies platform maintenance, allowing you to create a private cloud in minutes, Weave Run and Weave Scope do the same for distributed application development by...

Scope integration with Amazon ECS

We recently integrated Weave with ECS  and in so doing included a set of Weave AMIs that are based on the official ECS-Optimized Amazon Linux AMI.I am happy to announce that starting today Weave Scope  is also included...

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...

We don't need consensus! (All agreed?)

I had a great time last week, giving two talks at Software Circus in Amsterdam and Container Camp in London.  Both talks went over the basic reasoning behind our use of CRDTs and consensus-free state management, as related...

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...

Service Discovery and Load Balancing with Weave on Amazon's ECS

Weave makes it very simple to set up a containerized network in Amazon’s EC2 Container Service. Without Weave, this can be a complex process which involves setting up Service Discovery and Load Balancing. You get all this for free...

Using Weave Scope with Calico Networking

Today we are very pleased to welcome the following guest post by Mat Meredith, a Core Developer on Project Calico.  ICYMI – Weave Scope can provide monitoring and container visibility to any network.  Mat shows how this is...

Weaving runc

Yesterday I demonstrated Weave working with rkt; today I tried runc. As a reference implementation (of the OCF), runc has fewer niceties than rkt (or Docker for that matter). There’s no image management and what-have-you. That means a bit...