Part 2 - Distributed Systems, Disaster Recovery and GitOps

By leveraging GitOps and a modern cloud-native-friendly data platform, it has become possible for even the smallest organizations to have real and reliable disaster recovery plans.

GitOps Days 2020 - the EMEA edition (Nov 12 & 13)

Join us on November 12 & 13 for GitOps Days EMEA. GitOps Days is packed with keynotes, workshops, and technical deep dives for newcomers and experienced practitioners. The talks cover GitOps for Data Science, Security, MLOps, Helm, and more - register today for free.

The Road to Flux v2 - November update

Flux v2 October updates include: new naming convention, details about the 0.2.0 release, details about our focus of governance and community within the Flux project, including some excellent new resources to read, watch and listen too. Read the blog for more information.

Case Study: Fidelity Investments Adopts GitOps Automation for Multicloud Kubernetes

Fidelity investments teamed up with AWS and Weaveworks to implement secure and compliant Kubernetes platforms. Learn more in the case study.

Weaveworks Welcomes Experienced Open Source Executive, Paul Fremantle

We are pleased to announce that Paul Fremantle is joining the Weaveworks team as VP, Technical Product Strategy. Find out why Paul decided to join Weaveworks.

Meet the CRE Team Blog Series - Paul Carlton

This is the second post in our blog series about the Weaveworks CRE team. As experts in both cloud native technologies and the GitOps methodology, they work as embedded team members in tandem with your team to deliver solid Kubernetes solutions and platforms. This week we introduce you to Paul Carlton.

Introducing EKS support in Cluster API

In this post we introduce the newly released EKS functionality in the Cluster API Provider for AWS (CAPA) and then walk you through the creation of your first EKS cluster. Finally we’ll cover the functionality you can expect to be added to future releases of CAPA.

DevOps and the Visibility of Work in the Value Stream

In this age of faster, and leaner software delivery, managing teams and more importantly managing tasks and workflows, both within teams and across teams, is more relevant than ever. Cornelia Davis, CTO Weaveworks and Dominica DeGrandis, director of Digital Transformation at Tasktop offers some practical advice on evaluating IT workflows in the enterprise and how to manage technical debt and other invisible work.

Part 1 - Distributed Systems, Disaster Recovery and GitOps

By leveraging GitOps and a modern cloud-native-friendly data platform, it has become possible for even the smallest organizations to have real and reliable disaster recovery plans.

Living on the Edge - How Screenly Monitors Edge IoT Devices with Prometheus

In this guest post Viktor Petersson discusses how Screenly uses Prometheus to monitor their infrastructure. Over the years, they found Prometheus to be extremely versatile, and then expanded Prometheus to include business intelligence metrics.

The Road to Flux v2 - October update

There has been a lot of new features and improvements added to Flux v2 in September, read this blog to learn more, including our ongoing plans for Flux v1 and the GitOps Toolkit reaching a big milestone.

A Tale of Tail Latencies

This is a tale with many twists and turns, a tale of observation, analysis and optimisation, of elation and disappointment. When Bryan comes across an issue with high disk consumption, things take a surprising turn into the realm of extreme tail latencies and he stops at nothing to solve the mystery.

Case study: Tidepool streamlines and secures cluster lifecycle with GitOps

Read this case study to discover how a nonprofit organization improving diabetes data migrated to Kubernetes and implemented GitOps to streamline and secure their workflows so that they could get into production faster.

Z System in the Age of DevOps: When Eventual Consistency is Not an Option

Z is a modern system providing in many ways the very first cloud. The system itself builds in scalability, reliability and the security needed by large enterprises who must deal with high transaction throughput with guaranteed reliability. Learn how it adapted DevOps and cloud native best practices.

Realize the full value of Kubernetes on AWS with GitOps

Teams can run up against operational challenges when managing cloud native infrastructure and applications that GitOps can help with. GitOps allows teams to confidently and securely deploy changes to Kubernetes without being experts in container orchestration. Download the eBooks to learn more.

Preventing malicious use of Weave Scope

It was reported this week that TeamTNT hackers are using Weave Scope to aid their intrusions. As Weave Scope is an administration tool it has powerful capabilities making it important for any installation to be secured. We’re going to cover both how Scope is used and how you can mitigate this risk by securing it in any Kubernetes installation.

Case study: DataScan improves security and costs with Weave Kubernetes Platform

How did DataScan, a financial services company, ensure that the uptime of their systems was near 100%, their customer data was kept secure and they were able to reduce infrastructure costs? The Weave Kubernetes Platform provides a secure and consistent platform on-premise and in the cloud alongside a cost effective management plan.

The Road to Flux v2 - September update

This is the first blog post in a series which accompanies the development of the GitOps Toolkit on the road to delivering Flux v2 and more. We want to highlight what has been developed in the past weeks, who has contributed and what you can look forward to. And if you are curious, how to try it out for yourself.

Automatic and secure Kubernetes updates with Bottlerocket OS

AWS Bottlerocket OS is now fully compatible with the WKP (Weave Kubernetes Platform), our production ready platform with GitOps as the underlying architecture and developer experience that simplifies cluster configuration and management across your organization.