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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 07, 2019

Kubernetes Patterns: The Cron Job Pattern

A cron job is simply a command, program, or shell script that is scheduled to run periodically. Read our blog post to learn how to utilize it!

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 25, 2019

Kubernetes Patterns: The Adapter Pattern

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

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 18, 2019

Influencing Kubernetes Scheduler Decisions

Given so many methods for influencing Pod placement, learn about the flexibility to decide which nodes should be running your Pods.

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.

September 02, 2019

Kubernetes Scheduler 101

Kubernetes Scheduling involves more than just placing a pod on a node. In this article, we discuss the different mechanisms that Kubernetes follows.

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.

August 27, 2019

Download These Production Ready Checklists for Kubernetes

What do you need for a Kubernetes cluster before you can call it “production ready”? How do you define “production ready” and what does a “highly available” cluster mean anyway?

August 26, 2019

Kubernetes StatefulSets 101 - State Of The Pods

Kubernetes StatefulSet is the core building block of database management inside Kubernetes. Learn their properties and how to effectively manage them.

August 22, 2019

Automating the Operation of Stateful Apps in Kubernetes with GitOps

Scale and velocity are the main drivers behind Kubernetes adoption. Kubernetes allows companies today to run thousands of cloud native applications, including many stateful applications like databases. Find out how GitOps and Portworx helps manage your stateful applications.

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