August 07, 2018
Debugging microservices - Squash vs. Telepresence
Debugging distributed applications is challenging. Learn the pros and cons of Squash and Telepresence, two tools designed for debugging applications running in Kubernetes that can help you track down problems in your code.
August 02, 2018
Introducing eksctl 0.1.0 - our first major release
Read about our first major release of eksctl. eksctl is a simple CLI tool for creating clusters on EKS - Amazon’s new managed Kubernetes service for EC2. It is written in Go, and is based on Amazon’s official CloudFormation templates. Create a cluster with a single command.
July 31, 2018
Why you need Istio, Kubernetes, and Weave Cloud for Distributed Applications
Managing distributed applications can be challenging. Find out how you can use Weave Cloud to manage, debug and monitor applications running in Istio and Kubernetes.
July 31, 2018
Kubernetes FAQ - How can I route traffic for Kubernetes on bare metal?
Bare metal, on-premise installations of Kubernetes can be challenging. A frequently asked question is how to route traffic in Kubernetes. This post discusses the different traffic routing methods and the pros and cons of each.
July 23, 2018
Weaveworks GitOps Developer Toolkit. Part one: Skaffold
In this first post on the GitOps Developer Toolkit, Ilya takes us through a GitOps workflow using Skaffold and Weave Cloud.
July 19, 2018
What are Draft and Skaffold and how do they differ in their approach to Kubernetes deployments?
What are Draft and Skaffold? Learn what the key differences are and when you’d use one over the other in your Kubernetes development pipeline.
July 17, 2018
Kubernetes anti-patterns: Let's do GitOps, not CIOps!
How does GitOps differ from CIOps? In this post, learn about a Kubernetes anti-pattern and find out how most Kubernetes pipelines are CIOps and not GitOps and what the differences are.
July 11, 2018
Getting Started with the OpenFaaS Kubernetes Operator on EKS
The OpenFaaS team recently released a Kubernetes operator for OpenFaaS. The OpenFaaS Operator can be run with OpenFaaS on any Kubernetes service, in this post I will show you step-by-step instructions on how to deploy to Amazon's managed Kubernetes service (EKS).
July 09, 2018
Don’t miss the “Developing with Kubernetes” Office Hours with Ilya!
Are you looking to develop and push your apps to Kubernetes but not sure what should be in your app deployment toolkit? Whether you are maintaining your own cluster or using a hosted services, there’s quite a bit that you need to know to have the best experience. For instance, how do you develop and test an app to run well on Kubernetes? What should be in your dev toolkit?
July 05, 2018
GitOps - Git Push all the Things - Alexis Richardson keynote address
Read a recap and then watch Alexis Richardson deliver the keynote at the Continuous Lifecycle London conference. Alexis discusses industry standards, current trends in CI/CD and then shows how developers can take control of development pipelines and operations tasks using familiar tools and workflows.
June 27, 2018
GitOps - What You Need To Know
Learn the principles and patterns of GitOps workflows and how to implement them to run Kubernetes in production and at scale. We added new content to our Kubernetes library, and summarized the key concepts of GitOps all in one place.
June 26, 2018
What's New in Weave Cloud: Deployments
Catch up on the latest feature release for Weave Cloud that focuses on understanding deployments. Use batch mode to make multiple workload deployments or continue using single mode and select individual workloads to deploy to the cluster. With greater control over your deployments, you can more easily manage when and how new workloads land on either your staging or production servers.
June 25, 2018
What’s New in Weave Cloud: Workloads
Catch up on the latest feature release for Weave Cloud that focuses on understanding workloads. We'll talk about workload views, as well as cluster-wide workload views. At a glance you can locate any service and determine what was deployed when and by whom.
June 20, 2018
GitOps, Weave Cloud and EKS demonstrated at EKoSystem Day
Craig Wright demonstrated GitOps workflows and Weave Cloud on EKS at the EKoSystem Day event held at the AWS Loft in downtown San Francisco. Weaveworks was one of 10 technical partners invited to speak at this special event that was broadcasted live on Twitch.
June 13, 2018
Meet the team: Neil Gehani (Director of Product Management)
Last up in our Meet the Weaveworks team series, we’re highlighting those engineers and marketers attending this year’s DockerCon at San Francisco. In this post you will meet Neil Gehani, Director of Product Management and avid mountain biker.
June 11, 2018
Dynamic Developers and Dazzling Demos at DockerCon
As DockerCon kicks off this week, we have an action-packed week of demo’s and dazzling conversations at the Weaveworks booth, and we’re hosting two evening meetups in collaboration with Bitnami and Pivotal too. Read on to learn more!
June 08, 2018
Meet the team: Jordan Pellizzari (Front-end Engineer)
In the next part of our Meet the Weaveworks team series, we’re highlighting those engineers and marketers attending this year’s DockerCon at San Francisco. In this post you will meet Jordan Pellizzari front-end engineer and node.js developer.
June 06, 2018
Meet the team: Roland Schilter (Full-stack Engineer)
In the next part of our Meet the Weaveworks team series, we’re highlighting those engineers and marketers attending this year’s DockerCon at San Francisco. In this post you will meet Roland Schilter full-stack engineer.
June 05, 2018
Announcing eksctl – create EKS clusters with a single command
Today we are announcing a new open source command-line tool, eksctl, for creating and managing clusters in EKS. Inspired by kubectl, Amazon and Weaveworks have been collaborating closely over the past few weeks to bring you the same ease of use and simplicity to cluster creation on EKS.
June 05, 2018
AWSome Kubernetes Monitoring on EKS
We’re EKStatic that AWS announced that their managed Kubernetes (EKS) is available. It’s EKSactly what we’ve been waiting for - fast and simple Kubernetes on AWS. The fastest way to create an EKS cluster is a new tool we’ve created: eksctl (available for download on Github). After the cluster is running simply add Continuous Delivery and Prometheus monitoring with Weave Cloud.