CNI for Docker Containers, with Weave & Calico

As fate would have it, a few developers from Calico and Weaveworks ran into each other at a local bar, just down from both their offices. As the beer started to flow, so did the conversation… To the fascinating subject of how to enable any...

Scope 0.12: contextual monitoring for Docker

Weave Scope is a zero-config, drop-in solution for visualizing, monitoring and controlling your Docker containers in your cloud-native application.  Scope allows you intuitively understand your microservices based application...

Introducing Coed:Code - an event for diversity in systems programming

  We are putting on an event which we hope will help improve diversity in systems programming. And we hope that it will be fun. All are welcome and it is free. The event is called Coed:Code and it is on Wednesday 3rd February at...

Scale Test: Clustering 2,000 Docker Containers with Weave and DCHQ

Today’s guest blog is from the DCHQ team, who use Weave Net to network Docker containers in their Deployment Automation and Lifecycle Management platform. This is the second of a two part blog series that discusses the...

Docker Networking with No External Cluster Store: Announcing Weave 1.4 Plugin

  All other Docker networking plugins, including Docker’s own “Overlay” driver, require that you set up Docker with a cluster store – a central database like Consul or Zookeeper – before you can use them. As well...

How Weave built a cloud deployment for Scope using Kubernetes

This was originally posted on the Kubernetes blog. Earlier this year at Weaveworks we launched Weave Scope, an open source solution for visualization and monitoring of containerised apps and services. Recently we released a hosted Scope...

Weave Scope 0.11 adds terminals for your Docker containers

  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. Today, we’re releasing Weave Scope 0.11 with the added ability to get...

Automating Microsoft Azure Docker Deployment with Weave Net

This is a guest post by Richard Lander, a Senior Software Developer at Tribridge. He runs production Dockerized workloads on Microsoft Azure using Weave Net, and has written this post to demonstrate the techniques he...

Scale test: Running 10,000 Docker Containers on Weave

Welcoming today’s guest blog from the DCHQ team, who use Weave Net to provide the Docker container network for their Deployment Automation and Lifecycle Management platform:Using DCHQ and Weave to automate Docker at...

Weave Scope gets your Docker containers under control

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 0.10 is out today and introduces some exciting new features:...

Weave Networking Performance with the New Fast Data Path

Weave Net 1.2 delivers performance close to standard networking on today’s common x86 servers thanks to “fast data path”, a feature we previewed a few months ago. We’ll be doing additional testing on servers with newer 10G network...

Weave Discovery and Docker Swarm

As we previously explained Weave Discovery allows Weave Routers to find each other automatically, solving the initial configuration problem when setting up your overlay container network.In this article we will examine how Weave Discovery...

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....