August 31, 2020
Automatic and secure Kubernetes updates with Bottlerocket OS
AWS Bottlerocket OS is now fully compatible with the WKP (Weave Kubernetes Platform), our production ready platform with GitOps as the underlying architecture and developer experience that simplifies cluster configuration and management across your organization.
August 27, 2020
Conformant Kubernetes at Enterprise Scale with WKP
How do you maintain and build complete platforms without having to resort to manual configuration or bespoke scripting? Read how WKP's open and Kubernetes certified architecture helps build consistent platforms anywhere.
August 25, 2020
Separating CI from CD with GitOps and Other Insights from Kubecon EU
Originally scheduled to be held in Amsterdam in March of this year, Kubecon EU was postponed to August and eventually switched from an in-person event to a virtual one. In this post, Cornelia Davis provides the key takeaways from AWS Container Days held at Kubecon EU this year.
August 19, 2020
Podcast: Buzzword Bingo - What do you really need for Kubernetes?
It seems like every day there is a new OSS project that promises to solve all the things. In this episode, Cornelia Davis, CTO at Weaveworks and Kelsey Hightower, Developer Advocate at Google cut through the hype with the essential patterns needed to run Kubernetes in production.
August 13, 2020
GitOps is about to get better with Flux v2
We are proud to announce GitOps with Flux v2 and GitOps Toolkit. Flux v2 addresses many user requests such as support for synching multiple git repos and provides a smoother "Day 2"experience. The GitOps Toolkit is a set of core GitOps operators that work in concert, and Flux v2 is an off-the-shelf composition of those components that gives you equivalent capabilities to the original Flux.
August 11, 2020
Case Study: National Australia Bank Decreases Operational Overhead with GitOps
National Australia Bank or NAB is Australia’s largest business bank serving 9,000,000 customers at more than 900 locations around the world. Read the case study on how Weaveworks helped NAB decrease operational overhead and simplify containerization pipelines on EKS.
August 06, 2020
Podcast: Kubernetes in Highly Regulated Industries
BlackRock is one of the largest investment companies in the world. With a 30-year history and an impressive performance, the company does not shy away from the latest trends in cloud native infrastructure.
August 05, 2020
Deploying And Maintaining Kubernetes Using Ansible
Learn how an Ansible Operator can manage your Kubernetes clusters and associated applications that a generic operator can’t.
August 04, 2020
How to Champion GitOps in Your Organization
By now you’ve heard all about GitOps and maybe you’re convinced that GitOps is the most efficient way for development teams to go faster without them having to become Kubernetes gurus. However, making the switch to a cloud native technical solution may be the simplest part in your Kubernetes journey.
July 30, 2020
Case study: Curve improves complex banking platform using GitOps
In this case study, discover how Curve, a UK Financial Services organization, reduced risk and improved their complex Kubernetes operations using GitOps for configuration management, compliance and auditability.
July 28, 2020
Meet the CRE Team - Mahmoud Saada
Over the next several weeks, we’ll be showcasing the talented folks here at Weaveworks. The first team we’d like to introduce are the Customer Reliability Engineers. This week we introduce you to Mahmoud Saada, CRE and certified Kubernetes administrator.
July 22, 2020
Podcast: DevOps Metrics - Success Follows Failure
Cornelia Davis discusses DevOps, GitOps and how to implement value stream mapping and other metrics in your organization when you’re just starting out with cloud native technology.
July 21, 2020
Case study: GFS improves manual, unsecure and complex pipelines using GitOps
Learn how GFS, a logistics and supply chain organization, implemented GitOps to reduce operational overhead by 90%, while improving security, observability and deployment cadence.
July 16, 2020
Implementing a GitOps UI with Spotify’s Backstage
In this post we’ll show you how to use Spotify’s open source framework, Backstage to create a GitOps plugin with a UI that can be offered through a developer portal.
July 15, 2020
Enforce Ingress Best Practices Using OPA
In this blog article we'll explain how to define policies that ensure that no bad Ingress definitions will be deployed to cluster.
July 14, 2020
6 Kubernetes Benefits for Business
It’s easy to see why Kubernetes is popular: it’s a flexible and scalable, open source tool orchestrator that streamlines the task of managing containers. But what are the business benefits of implementing it in your organization? Read on to find out.
July 12, 2020
Deploying Kubernetes With Kafka: Best Practices
Not sure how to set up and run Apache Kafka on Kubernetes? Learn best practices and steps to follow to deploy Kubernetes Cluster with Apache Kafka.
July 10, 2020
Back by popular demand: GitOps on AWS webinar series
Ignite modern operations in your team with our webinar and workshop series focusing on GitOps on AWS. Join a weekly Tuesday webinar live, in order to receive an invite for the complimentary hands-on 90min workshop the following Thursday!
July 08, 2020
CNCF user community recommend Flux and Helm
Weave Flux, a project developed by us and later donated to the CNCF is one of two tools placed in the Adopt category in the CNCF’s newly rolled out Technology Radar. Read about the process and results of the Technology Radar and our CTO, Cornelia Davis’ reflections on what this all means.
July 03, 2020
Five D's of Kubernetes Success
On June 6, 2014 Kubernetes’ first commit was made. Six years later Kubernetes is the most widely used container orchestration platform and is now the de facto application platform for enterprises.