March 09, 2021
How the Service Mesh became a Service Mess
Our latest podcast episode, features William Morgan, CEO of Buoyant and the creator of Linkerd. Tune in for a brilliant discussion on the origins of service mesh, its ecosystem and why it’s important for Kubernetes centric infrastructures today.
March 04, 2021
2020 State of DevOps - GitOps accelerates self service
The 2020 State of DevOps report touches on a central issue for application and platform teams - the idea of introducing self service workflows. High performing teams are keen on realizing the benefits such as a self-service developer experience, continuous platform improvement, and an always-available audit trail. We analyzed how GitOps introduces automation and standardization that lead to a successful platform model.
March 02, 2021
Understanding the Kubernetes Event Horizon
Have you ever listened to what your cluster is telling you? Every part of Kubernetes sends out Events, which are small messages telling you what is happening inside that component. In this post we look at some data that 'kubectl describe' displays, for diagnosing specific problems.
February 25, 2021
Flux v2 is getting closer
The Flux to Flux v2 migration period is coming soon. In this post we give an overview of the new features that have been added, including where and how to test Flux v2 before GA.
February 23, 2021
Taking part in building out the 5G ecosystem
Weaveworks is taking part in building out the 5G ecosystem supporting recent investors Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson and Orange. Watch a recent conversation between Till Stenzel, Managing Director Advisory of DCTP and Weaveworks founder Alexis Richardson about GitOps - and why it’s such a good solution for telcos engaging with 5G.
February 18, 2021
Weaveworks Welcomes Jane Silber to its Board of Directors
We are delighted to announce that Jane Silber is joining the Weaveworks Board of Directors. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this advisory role. Find out why Jane decided to join Weaveworks.
February 16, 2021
Progressively Delivering Applications Across Cloud and On-Premise
For many teams moving legacy services to run on a modern cloud native stack, is daring and sometimes not even feasible due to regulatory requirements. In this true hybrid scenario, we will be explaining how to move legacy apps progressively to Kubernetes in a secure and controlled manner.
February 11, 2021
Kubernetes at the Edge - Part 2
This is part 2 of our blog series on Kubernetes at the edge. In this post we will dig deeper into the top priorities telcos have related to edge computing. We also discuss ways to manage edge infrastructure at scale using Weave Kubernetes Platform and GitOps workflows.
February 09, 2021
Key Learnings from GitOps Days 2020: Compliance + Governance
How can strongly regulated industries such as the financial or healthcare sectors use GitOps to help with Compliance & Governance in today’s modern development world? We summarized key takeaways from a talk at GitOps Day 2020.
February 04, 2021
DevOps Foundations and Future
In this episode Cornelia Davis and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, Gene Kim discuss the ways of working with DevOps as portrayed in Gene’s groundbreaking books The Phoenix Project and The Unicorn Project. As organizations think about digital transformation, they focus on the act of development. Elevating developer productivity is the end goal as teams optimizing infrastructure and operations.
February 02, 2021
Kubernetes at the Edge - Part 1
This is the first in a two-part series on Kubernetes at the edge. We discuss the topic from the perspective of telecommunication organizations (telcos) and how they will adopt cloud native technologies like Kubernetes and use GitOps to implement and manage what’s been called, “The Third Act of the Internet”.
January 28, 2021
GitOps is model driven automation
SE Podcast host Robert Blumen spoke with Alexis Richardson about the origins of GitOps and the separation of the front end process for landing commits and the back end for applying them. Further they explore the concept of convergent infrastructure and applying infrastructure as code to deployments. Tune in to hear how Weaveworks uses GitOps as a disaster recovery tool and helps clients in complex regulatory environments simplifying their cloud native operations.
January 26, 2021
How GitOps Boosts Business Performance: The Facts
Our latest whitepaper explores findings from the recent DORA report, including the direct correlation of the four key metrics and GitOps patterns. Learn how to boost business performance.
January 21, 2021
Multi-Tenancy and App Portability Made Simple with WKP & Team Workspaces
In a recent webinar, Paul Fremantle, VP Product Strategy and Paul Curtis, Solutions Architect walked us through the new features in version 2.4 of Weave Kubernetes Platform.
January 19, 2021
GitOps-based Policy Management: How to Scale in a Multi-Node, Multicloud World
Organizations deploying Kubernetes on a massive scale across multiple backends require an automated, secure and consistent approach for managing clusters – one that they can use efficiently no matter how many clusters or clouds or other configurations are included.
January 14, 2021
GitOps for Cost Efficiency, Compliance, Velocity, Security, and Resilience
Many know that GitOps is a way for your engineering teams to reliably deliver applications and infrastructure to the cloud. But how can you measure its success and connect business outcomes like profitability and market share back to the capabilities of GitOps?
January 12, 2021
Tech as Fashion: Do tools drive developer cultural change?
In this episode of the Art of Modern Ops, Cornelia Davis sat down with industry analyst James Governor of Redmonk to discuss the state of DevOps, cloud native and what really drives developers to choose the tools they use.
January 07, 2021
Meet the CRE Team Blog Series - Richard Case
This week we introduce Richard Case, a customer reliability engineer here at Weaveworks. Richard spends the majority of his time on kconnect, an open source project created by Fidelity and is also involved in Cluster API projects.
January 05, 2021
Cloud Native Operations and GitOps
In a Spotlight Series with James Green of ActualTech Media, Cornelia discusses the concepts behind GitOps. Originally coined at Weaveworks, GitOps brings reliability to cloud native environments that are fundamentally unreliable, highly distributed and are constantly in flux.
December 22, 2020
Meet the CRE Team Blog Series - Sebastian Bernheim
This is the third post in our blog series about the Weaveworks CRE team. As experts in both cloud native technologies and the GitOps methodology, they help our customers deliver solid Kubernetes solutions and platforms. This week we introduce you to Sebastian Bernheim.