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March 31, 2020

Working With Istio: Track Your Services With Kiali

Istio is one of the most well-known service mesh projects. In this article, learn how to install the sample application that ships with Istio.

March 26, 2020

Cornelia Davis on Computing, and Catalysts for the Cloud Native Revolution

We recently conducted a short video interview to get to know Weaveworks CTO, Cornelia Davis, a bit better and understand her view on the industry, including what she’s been working on since joining a few months ago.

March 24, 2020

An Overview of Modern Ops in the Enterprise

In this article, we discuss Modern Operations, and what it looks like in an enterprise environment. We’ll also discuss the advantages of modernizing the technology stack and development practices in an enterprise. Finally, since everything good comes at a cost, we’re going to have a very candid and open conversation about the foundational elements you’ll need to put in place to ensure that your modernization strategy pays off.

March 24, 2020

Guide to Installing Spinnaker in Kubernetes Clusters

Learn how to have a production-grade Spinnaker which can be used to create your deployment pipelines for one or more Kubernetes clusters.

March 19, 2020

WKSctl: GitOps Management of Kubernetes Clusters with Jerry Jackson

Recently, Jerry Jackson, Software Engineer at Weaveworks, spoke about WKSctl and demonstrated how to create a cluster with this open source project at a Weave Online User Group (WOUG).

March 17, 2020

Weaveworks Takes Action to Offset Carbon Footprint

Weaveworks has partnered with Oblong Trees, a UK-based non-profit organization, whose mission is to help organizations offset their carbon emissions by planting trees all over the world. We feel it’s important that we reduce our carbon footprint and do more to combat climate change and help improve our planet.

March 12, 2020

Announcing Flagger 1.0

We're happy to announce the first release candidate of Flagger 1.0! Version 1.0 comes with the promise of a stable API. The canary resource is no longer alpha and the API has been extended to facilitate integrations with external monitoring systems and alerting platforms.

March 11, 2020

Bottlerocket with Fork, Clone, Run! - A Container Optimized OS with a GitOps model

Bottlerocket OS is a secure, fast and easy to manage, Linux-based operating system. With EKS as the cluster control plane, Bottlerocket instances join the cluster as workers. It also works out of the box with one of our GitOps models, Fork Clone Run.

March 04, 2020

Upcoming Webinars and Weave Online User Group Talks

Join us for an upcoming webinar with Pure Storage and find out how you can join and participate in two different talks with the Weave Online User Group (WOUG) this month.

March 04, 2020

Implementing FaaS in Kubernetes Using Kubeless

Learn about the Function as a Service (FaaS) is new architectural pattern and how to implement FaaS.

March 03, 2020

Fork, Clone, Run: A GitOps Model for Provisioning Multi-Machine HA Clusters with Rolling Upgrades

Preparing a Kubernetes cluster should be as easy as 1-2-3. With the GitOps operational model, fork, clone, run is a simple workflow that anyone can use to provision easy-to-manage Kubernetes clusters.

February 27, 2020

Enterprise Ready GitOps with the Weave Kubernetes Platform

Weaveworkers Mark Ramm (@markramm), Director of Product Management and Mark Emeis (@MarkEmeis), Engineering Manager walk you through the history of the product, how it works and what cluster platform creation and team management looks like in WKP. Learn how to create repeatable, auditable clusters managed with WKP and GitOps.

February 25, 2020

Calculating the True Cost of Moving to the Cloud - Part 2

In part 1 we broke down the key components of the move that need consideration. We also linked to described all of the public cloud cost calculators to help you estimate expenses. In this post, we’ll take a closer look and discuss why you need to distinguish between CapEx and OpEx expenses.

February 20, 2020

Four Pitfalls to Watch for when Migrating to the Cloud

Migrating an on-premises data center to cloud-based infrastructure is trickier than it seems. This post explains what the most common pitfalls are that can get in the way of achieving a successful cloud migration.

February 18, 2020

Financial Services and the State of DevOps - Industry Report Card

We look at the 2019 State of DevOps report which surveyed more than 3,000 DevOps practitioners across different industries. The focus of the report was on how an improvement in security measures can assist release velocity.

February 13, 2020

InfoQ on WKSctl and Cluster Configuration Management with GitOps

InfoQ, the magazine for professional software development, and Christian Melendez recently conducted an interview with the Weaveworks team on the WKSctl project. WKSctl is an open source tool that can be used to create and manage developer and production ready Kubernetes clusters from git.

February 11, 2020

20 Years of FOSDEM

FOSDEM, an annual conference to promote the widespread use of free and open source software, is now in its 20th year. Its scope is breathtaking: it takes over an entire university campus in Brussels for two days. Last week saw 871 events spread across 71 tracks.

February 06, 2020

The Promise of Machine Learning Operations

In a recent Weave Online User Group (WOUG), David Aronchick (@aronchick), Head of Open Source ML Strategy at Microsoft spoke on how you can bring machine learning to production with machine learning operations or MLOps.

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.

February 04, 2020

Create A CI/CD Pipeline With Kubernetes and Jenkins

Pipelines ensure a smooth transition from code to the target environment. Here’s a how to for building a CICD pipeline with Jenkins and K8s.

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