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February 06, 2019

How Aspen Mesh Runs Cortex in Production

Neeraj Poddar Lead Platform Architect at Aspen Mesh gives us insights and tips on why and how they implemented Cortex in production.

February 05, 2019

A practical guide to operating Kubernetes the GitOps way

Delivering quality at speed is the goal of every software development team. GitOps is a proven operating model to safely and securely make updates to complex applications running in Kubernetes. Download our guide and start automating your development pipeline today.

January 31, 2019

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...

January 29, 2019

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.

January 24, 2019

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.

January 22, 2019

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.

January 17, 2019

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.

January 15, 2019

Managing Secrets in Kubernetes

Learn how to separate code from configuration in Kubernetes and Kubernetes secrets management tips in this post.

January 10, 2019

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.

January 08, 2019

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.

December 31, 2018

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.

December 20, 2018

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...

December 11, 2018

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.

December 06, 2018

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.

December 04, 2018

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.

November 29, 2018

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.

November 28, 2018

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.

November 27, 2018

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.

November 26, 2018

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.

November 21, 2018

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.

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