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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 21, 2020

Kubernetes Authentication

Kubernetes is flexible enough to allow you to choose the authentication mechanism that suits you and your organization.

January 17, 2020

Kubernetes Authorization

Kubernetes handles authorization through RBAC. Continue reading to dive into how it works!

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 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.

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