A GitOps RDS Migration Story

For the past three years we have been building out Weave Cloud, our operations and management platform for developers and DevOps teams. As a consequence of the iterative nature of this development, we now have: Six databasesFive RDS...

Software Engineering Jobs And More: Weaveworks Is Hiring

Hiring for software engineering jobs and more! The Weaveworks team is growing. We’re looking for candidates knowledgeable in Kubernetes who are passionate about cloud native applications, CI/CD pipelines, and customer satisfaction to join our amazing team.

Feedback and Control - an Essential GitOps Component

What do we mean by a feedback and control loop? Find out how built-in observability is essential to GitOps.

Kubernetes is Boring - Let’s Talk Serverless

We sat down with Alexis Richardson to discuss what new technologies you can expect and how they might play out over the upcoming year.

Kubernetes Pod Resource Limitations and Quality of Service

Keep your workloads running efficiently in Kubernetes by correctly setting the request and limits on your deployments as well as the appropriate Quality of Service classes for your pods.

Managing Secrets in Kubernetes

In this post, we continue our discussion on how to separate code from configuration in Kubernetes and learn the different ways you can manage Kubernetes secrets.

Throwback Thursday: Configure notifications in Prometheus’ Alertmanager

Monitoring is crucial for any developer and on call engineer. But sorting through multiple notifications or missing critical information for a quick resolution is no fun. This blog post recaps a KubeCon lightning talk that demonstrates using labels in Prometheus alertmanager to only receive concise and easy to understand notifications.

Cloud Native Transformation - the past, present and future

At a recent Continuous Lifecycle conference in Mannheim, Alexis Richardson led the opening keynote: “Cloud Native Transformation - the past, present and future”. After a short history tour about the term and meaning of cloud native, he discussed how the cloud native revolution introduced new ways or operating infrastructure and applications. Watch the full talk.

Top 10 Best Blogs and Articles

Looking back on 2018, we recently summarized which blogs and articles were getting the most traffic. Read our top five blogs and the top five articles on our website.

KubeCon North America - leaving 2018 with a bang!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year - at least for us here at Weaveworks! KubeCon North America is usually the last event of the year for us and again it didn’t disappoint. With a massive attendance of 8,000 attendees, KubeCon has...

Best Practices for Designing and Building Containers for Kubernetes

Pods are fundamental to Kubernetes orchestration. Understanding how to design and optimize pods for Kubernetes is the first step towards creating a secure, stable, and efficient service in Kubernetes.

Never Lose Data with Persistent Volume Snapshots in Weave Scope 1.10

Weave Scope 1.10 just landed with many improvements. Kubernetes Persistent Volumes clone/snapshot operations are now supported. Scope got faster, bugs were fixed and its community is more active than it’s ever been.

Why is a PULL vs a PUSH pipeline important?

What is meant by a pull pipeline? How is it different from a push pipeline? This post compares pull vs push and how pull pipelines are key to GitOps best practices.

AWS and Kubernetes Networking Options and Trade-offs - Part 3

In this instalment of Kubernetes networking on AWS, Mark Ramm, goes through the pros, cons and tradeoffs between VPC native networking vs implementing the VPC CNI plugin.

AWS Networking Overview - Part 2

In part 2, learn how AWS implements Kubernetes networking and why you need to set up and configure Virtual Private Networks.

Celebrating an AWSome partnership

Weaveworks is celebrating joining the AWS container competency program. Our operational expertise running Kubernetes on AWS infrastructure enables us to make our customers successful with their Kubernetes plans - without the steep learning curve.

Introduction to Kubernetes Pod Networking - Part 1

In this three part series, we deep dive into the Kubernetes Pod networking options on Amazon, and provide some guidance on the trade-offs involved in selecting a particular Kubernetes Network technology for your cluster on Amazon.

fluxctl - Manage Kubernetes deployments via CLI

Control and automate deployments with $ fluxctl, a handy command line utility that talks to Weave Flux, our continuous delivery operator for Kubernetes.

How automotiveMastermind ramped up to 100 deployments per day

automotivemastermind looked at many different options for continuously delivering new features fast and reliably, before choosing Weave Cloud. Read the case study to find out how they dramatically increased their daily deployments.