July 23, 2019
Developing Applications on Multi-tenant Clusters with GitOps
In this tutorial, Stefan Prodan discusses how to manage deployments with GitOps using Flux with Kustomize on a multi-tenant cluster. It also includes steps on how to implement Flagger to automate progressive delivery strategies like canaries, and A/B deployments through namespaces.
July 18, 2019
Weaveworks and Solo.io Enable Progressive Delivery Through Service Mesh
You don’t want to miss the upcoming webinar by Solo.io (in partnership with Weaveworks) on Weave Flagger in Solo.io’s Service Mesh Hub! Join us Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 10:00 am Pacific with Christian Posta (Solo.io) and Stefan Prodan (Weaveworks).
July 16, 2019
Automate Progressive Deployments to Kubernetes with Flagger and Linkerd
Use Flagger with Linkerd to automate progressive deployments like canaries and other advanced deployment strategies for your Kubernetes workloads. Linkerd implements the Service Mesh Interface (SMI) Traffic Split API. This allows Flagger to control the traffic between two versions of the same application.
July 10, 2019
Fire Up Your VMs with Weave Ignite
For the last few months we have been playing with a little side project called “Ignite”. Ignite is a GitOps-managed Virtual Machine (VM) with a container UX. A “container VM” that is both secure and lightning fast.
July 09, 2019
Automated Operation of Stateful Apps in Kubernetes with GitOps
Join our upcoming webinar in collaboration with Portworx to learn how software teams can manage stateful applications and their many operations tasks more efficiently, predictably, and reliably.
July 05, 2019
Why a Cloud Native Application Platform
The last 18 months technology teams from investment banks to start-ups in garages, know that Kubernetes is the answer to innovation. The CNCF is expanding rapidly, both sponsors and projects, Kubecon is doubling every six months, and forum and meetup attendance is through the roof. Read Steve George's take on why Kubernetes is everywhere.
June 27, 2019
Moving Towards a Standard Operating Model for Kubernetes
Everyone understands how to deploy, monitor, manage and look after Linux distributions. But in the Kubernetes world, nothing is standardized. People do things with custom-built tools. What Weaveworks is doing is providing standardized workflows for how to deploy, configure, monitor, update and look after Kubernetes. Read the transcript of Steve George's interview with Swapnil Bhartiya.
June 25, 2019
Application Checklist for Kubernetes
Find out what the best practices are for running applications in Kubernetes with this convenient application checklist.
June 20, 2019
Cluster Ready Checklist for Kubernetes
How do you know when you’re ready to run your Kubernetes cluster in production? In this blog series, we define Production Ready checklists for your cluster and applications.
June 18, 2019
GigaOm - Voices in DevOps with Steve George
Read a recap of Steve George’s appearance on the podcast, GigaOm - Voices in DevOps and learn how cloud native can help your team ship faster and more reliably.
June 13, 2019
Introduction to Kubernetes Security
Weaveworks and Aqua recently held a popular webinar on Kubernetes and Security. Liz Rice of Aqua described how to lock down a cluster and Brice Fernandes of Weaveworks examined how to secure your operations workflows to Kubernetes.
June 11, 2019
Automate Kubernetes with GitOps
The goal of GitOps is to increase the velocity of your team’s output. It automates much of the process of Kubernetes releases and deployments and avoids the use of custom scripts.
June 06, 2019
What DevOps is to the Cloud, GitOps is to Cloud Native
At this year’s KubeCon, CloudNativeCon, EU held in Barcelona, a panel discussion on “GitOps and Best Practices for Cloud Native CICD” was attended by almost 1600 participants! GitOps has crossed the chasm and is now a central part of the Cloud Native lexicon that should be in every developer and cluster operator’s toolkit.
June 04, 2019
Kube(rnetes) record breaker - highlights from KubeCon Barcelona 2019
Time for a throwback post to a couple of Tuesdays ago when we were able to say Hola and Buenos Dias to 7,700 attendees at KubeCon EU 2019 in Barcelona! Catch up on talks and keynotes that we delivered and participated in....
May 30, 2019
eksctl and Flagger
We recently added eksctl and Flagger to our website. Find out how these two projects can help you create and manage clusters on AWS EKS and automate Kubernetes deployments.
May 28, 2019
An Introduction to Kubernetes Security with Aqua and Weaveworks
Don’t miss our upcoming webinar on an Introduction to Kubernetes Security with Liz Rice, of Aqua and Brice Fernandes, Weaveworks engineer.
May 22, 2019
Troubleshoot Clusters From Visual Studio Code With Weave Scope
If you’re using Visual Studio, now you can visualize and troubleshoot deployments and workloads with the Weave Scope Kubernetes Tools extension from your IDE. This gives you a single workflow without having to context-switch between applications.
May 21, 2019
Flagger Adds Support for Service Mesh Interface API an Open Standard Specification from Microsoft
Flagger and Weave Cloud now supports the Service Mesh Interface (SMI) API for advanced deployments like canary to Kubernetes. SMI is an open project started in partnership with Microsoft, Buoyant, HashiCorp, Solo, F5, Red Hat, and WeaveWorks.
May 17, 2019
Automated Canary Management to Kubernetes with Flagger, Istio and GitOps Pipelines
Flagger automates traffic routing between canary deployments, reducing the risk of app downtime. This allows your team to confidently test and rollout innovative new features more frequently. This tutorial walks you through setting up Istio on a Kubernetes cluster, automating canary and A/B deployments with GitOps pipelines.
May 15, 2019
Progressive Delivery across clouds and service meshes using Weave Flagger with Service Mesh Hub and SuperGloo
Weave Flagger is now integrated with SuperGloo. That means, you can download Weave Flagger from Solo.io’s Service Mesh Hub, a mesh extension catalogue and instantly have progressive delivery capabilities with the service mesh of your choice.