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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.

October 31, 2019

Requirements for Managing Multicloud Kubernetes

Enterprises are choosing to use multiple cloud providers to run their applications with Kubernetes as the clear leader in multicloud container deployments. But a multicloud Kubernetes configuration has unique requirements.

October 29, 2019

Going to KubeCon in San Diego? Visit us at Booth S51

With Kubecon only three week’s away, we’re getting excited for this year’s show. As founding members of the CNCF as well as top Kubernetes contributors, we have a full line up of informative talks, a sold-out hands-on workshop, and great booth demos.

October 24, 2019

Welcome Damani Corbin

Meet Damani Corbin, a new team member who will be writing a regular column for the Weaveworks blog. He’ll focus on the business challenges customers face making the transition to cloud native.

October 22, 2019

Making the Move to Multicloud

Organizations have migrated most or a considerable amount of their workloads to cloud-native container platforms. Public cloud vendors have monetized the popularity of containers and cloud-native computing. Today organizations are moving to the next level of cloud computing: the multicloud.

October 17, 2019

Webinar: GitOps & Best Practices for Cloud Native CI/CD

What does GitOps mean and how can you go about adopting it for your CI/CD needs? How do you empower change agents and champion best practices in your organization? Join Weaveworks and guests for a panel discussion on GitOps.

October 15, 2019

Why You Need a Multicloud Strategy?

The cloud is not just about purchasing computing power; it is a way of facilitating new, and more efficient business models. Often the first move is to create a "hybrid cloud" approach. Although this allows for organizations to have greater flexibility and more deployment options, it can be more expensive to maintain than multicloud.

October 07, 2019

Firekube - Fast and Secure Kubernetes Clusters Using Weave Ignite

Weave Firekube is a new open source Kubernetes distribution that enables secure clouds anywhere. Firekube uses Weave Ignite to run Kubernetes on Firecracker. It pulls everything from Git and boots up a secure cluster in 2.5 minutes.

October 07, 2019

Automate EKS Cluster Configuration with GitOps and Eksctl

Find out how you can use eksctl to launch Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) clusters with a set of GitOps-managed applications and run production ready workloads in minutes.

October 03, 2019

WKSctl - A New OSS Kubernetes Manager using GitOps

Introducing WKSctl - a new open source tool for installing and managing Kubernetes using GitOps. Read this post to learn about its features, the reasons we created it, how it works, and how to get started.

October 02, 2019

Hacktoberfest 2019 - come and hack with us!

It’s October, which means Hacktoberfest time! Read about how Weaveworks is participating in this initiative to help bring new open source developers into the community.

October 01, 2019

Weave Kubernetes Platform with GitOps Policy Management

The new release of the Weave Kubernetes Platform (WKP) makes it easy to build and deploy clusters and all their components using GitOps. In this post we'll examine the main features and why they're beneficial, looking at cluster add-ons and automating policy so that we can determine who can do what across multiple teams.

September 26, 2019

Weave GitOps Manager Adds Policy Based Cluster Automation to Kubernetes

Introducing production ready clusters with GitOps. Instead of being held back by infrastructure bottlenecks, what if you can spin up a cluster when and where you need it with a choice of tools all managed with GitOps?

September 19, 2019

Weaveworks Named a Top Kubernetes Contributor

Weaveworks was recently named one of the top eight contributing companies to Kubernetes. Find out more about the CNCF’s Kubernetes Project Journey report.

September 17, 2019

An Introduction to Footloose: Containers that look like VMs

Footloose creates containers that look like virtual machines. Those containers run systemd as PID 1 and a ssh daemon that can be used to log into the container. Such "machines" behave very much like a VM, it's even possible to run dockerd in them.

September 12, 2019

How I Halved the Storage of Cortex

Find out how Bryan Boreham managed to cut the storage of Cortex’ time -series data in half by re-architecting how the data gets split into chunks.

September 10, 2019

6 Reasons to Start the Cloud Native Transformation

Download this whitepaper to learn what cloud native technology looks like and what you need in order to make the shift to cloud native.

September 05, 2019

Webinar - Automated Kubernetes Meets Scalable Bare Metal

Join our upcoming webinar in collaboration with Packet and learn how you can manage enterprise Kubernetes with GitOps on Packet’s automated bare metal servers.

September 03, 2019

Weave Ignite blazing a trail

Learn what's been happening with Weave Ignite since it was recently announced, including ways in which you can get started using the available resources and how you can join the community.

August 29, 2019

Running Highly Available Clusters with Kubeadm

Automated support for HA clusters is currently in beta in kubeadm v1.15. Lucas provided an overview of how High Availability works with kubeadm and also gave a demo on how to configure a Highly Available (HA) cluster with kubeadm.

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