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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 08, 2020

Kubernetes Observability: Log Aggregation Using ELK Stack

Logging, when used in the earliest design stages, helps diagnose bugs, gain insight into system behavior and spots potential issues before they occur."

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 23, 2019

Cloud-Native Logging And Monitoring Pattern

Want to learn about various Kubernetes patterns? Check out our blog post regarding the monitoring pattern.

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.

December 02, 2019

The Configuration Template Pattern

There are many ways you can inject outside configuration to your application containers. ConfigMaps and environment variables were always the obvious way.

December 01, 2019

Creating Custom Kubernetes Operators

Continue reading to discover more regarding creating, building, and launching a Kubernetes Operator.

November 25, 2019

Kubernetes Patterns: The ConfigMap Pattern

Wanting to learn about various Kubernetes patterns? Check out our blog post regarding the config map pattern.

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 21, 2019

Kubernetes Service Catalog 101

Kubernetes uses the Service Catalog to connect to the external provider using a Service Broker. Find out more about how it works in this blog post.

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 18, 2019

Kubernetes RBAC 101

For an overview, implementation information, and specific details regarding Kubernetes RBAC, check out this blog post!

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 13, 2019

Kubernetes Secrets 101

We are taking the mystery out of Kubernetes Secrets. Read the following blog to find out what a Kubernetes Secret, creating, getting, and using them.

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.

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