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February 04, 2020

Calculating the True Cost of Moving to the Cloud

Finding the cost of any major change to a large and complex system is rarely as simple as adding up the prices of the goods and services required, and cloud migration is no exception.

January 30, 2020

AWS Container Days - Managing EKS at Scale with GitOps

Learn how to automate an entire machine learning pipeline with GitOps using GitHub Actions. The tutorial makes use of the Kubeflow Automated PipeLines Engine or KALE, introduces a novel way to version trained models and describes how to progressively deliver trained models.

January 28, 2020

Automating Kubeflow Pipelines with GitOps, GitHub Actions and Weave Flagger

Learn how to automate an entire machine learning pipeline with GitOps using GitHub Actions. The tutorial makes use of the Kubeflow Automated PipeLines Engine or KALE, introduces a novel way to version trained models and describes how to progressively deliver trained models.

January 23, 2020

GitOps and Cluster API: Multi-cluster Manager

In a previous post we introduced the combination of Flux and the Cluster API to enable cluster management with GitOps. But what happens if you are building a large multi-cloud and/or hybrid platform?This post introduces an advanced deployment pattern for managing multiple clusters.

January 22, 2020

Weaveworks Welcomes Cloud Computing Expert, Cornelia Davis

The entire team at Weaveworks is super excited to announce that Cornelia Davis is joining us as CTO. Read on to learn more about Cornelia’s motivations, her history in cloud computing and where she sees Weaveworks and the rest of the industry going.

January 16, 2020

Docker vs Virtual Machines (VMs) : A Practical Guide to Docker Containers and VMs

Docker, Kubernetes, and containers are indeed powerful technologies that can bring many benefits to a business. But they are not necessarily the right choice for every workload. In some cases, you’re better off sticking with simple virtual machines.

January 14, 2020

Open Source Weave Ignite - The GitOps VM

At last year’s Kubecon in San Diego, Mark Emeis, Weaveworks Engineering Manager and open source contributor gave a talk on how Weave Ignite started, how it works and where you can use it in your development pipelines.

January 09, 2020

Manage Thousands of Clusters with GitOps and the Cluster API

At Weaveworks we have been living and breathing GitOps for a few years now. This year the Cloud Native community has really started to embrace and adopt GitOps for managing application workloads and services in Kubernetes. But what about managing the actual Kubernetes clusters themselves using GitOps?

January 07, 2020

How Kubernetes Helps Solve Cloud Complexity

Deploying to the cloud requires an understanding of the implications of cloud native. Even though Kubernetes and other cloud native technologies come with a learning curve, in the long run they reduce complexity not add to it. Learn the key Kubernetes concepts you need to know to get there.

December 18, 2019

Highlights from KubeCon US and Re:Invent 2019 + Live WKP Demo

Learn about the significant announcements from Weaveworks and AWS at Re:invent as well as Weaveworks and Intuit at Kubecon. We’ll also dive into the live WKP demo complete with video and commentary that we presented at the booth at both shows.

December 12, 2019

From Data-Centre to the Cloud

Everyone who works in tech is familiar with the benefits of migrating from on-premises data centers to the cloud. When you actually undertake a migration to the cloud, you quickly realize that achieving the advantages that the cloud offers requires some work. The cloud is complex, and navigating the available services, configurations and architectures can be tricky.

December 05, 2019

MLOps on Kubernetes with Portable Profiles

This post introduces a new feature called Profiles, which allows you to create a specific Kubernetes application platform to meet your business needs. We show how you can enable machine learning operations or MLOps with specific Profiles for two different types of Kubernetes instances - EKS and Kubernetes with Firekube.

December 03, 2019

FIDEKS - GitOps driven “Augmented K8S Platform for Enterprise”

Rajarajan Pudupatti, Cloud Platforms Architect at Fidelity Investments and Alexis Richardson, CEO of Weaveworks delivered a practical use case and explanation on how Kubernetes and GitOps was successfully implemented into a large financial organization.

November 21, 2019

Industry Experts Discuss GitOps and Best Practises for CICD

Watch a recap of a panel discussion between Weaveworks Founder, Alexis, and three expert industry practitioners where they discuss using GitOps and how it fits within their CICD practises today.

November 19, 2019

Why Enterprise is Migrating to the Cloud

If you're considering moving your IT operations to the public cloud, you should consider the basic issues, the costs, and the benefits. This post talks about cost savings and associated benefits of moving a typical in-house IT operation to the cloud.

November 15, 2019

GitOps With GitHub Actions and EKS

Curious about GitHub Actions and GitOps? This step by step tutorial shows you how to use GitOps and GitHub Actions for application deployments to EKS. Learn how to set up an EKS cluster with eksctl, GitHub Actions to push the image to ECR, then deploy and commit that image tag back to GitHub with Weave Flux.

November 14, 2019

Introducing Argo Flux - A Weaveworks-Intuit-AWS Collaboration

Today Weaveworks announces a partnership with Intuit to create Argo Flux, a major open source project to drive GitOps application delivery for Kubernetes via an industry-wide community. Argo Flux combines the Argo CD project led by Intuit with the Flux CD project driven by Weaveworks.

November 12, 2019

Scaling Up Enterprise Kubernetes - Moving Microservices from Pilot to Platform

Enterprises are embracing the principle of Kubernetes, but many have not deployed it at scale. Only 10% of enterprise respondents to GigaOm research, carried out earlier this year, use the orchestrator in production and have implemented it as a platform throughout their organization.

November 08, 2019

Machine Learning with GitOps and Progressive Delivery

Machine learning practitioners are already making extensive use of cloud native technology. Predictive, intelligent applications are pushing cloud technology forward and are the principal drivers for companies to make the move to Kubernetes in order to gain a competitive edge.

November 05, 2019

Implementation Strategies for Multicloud Kubernetes

Organizations that find themselves in this new world of multiple-container platforms face a number of new challenges because of the inherent complexity of multicloud. Going the multicloud way requires a deliberate implementation strategy. Find out more in the blog.

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