Clocker Makes Container Clouds, Weave Makes the Connections

… Weave is used as an overlay network to connect multiple hosts running Docker. It allows developers to run more complex apps without having to worry about such issues as port forwarding. Alex Williams, The New Stack Our friends at...

Mesos, Marathon, Weave .. and Consul and Docker - Oh My

[Update: we didn’t realise at the time, but the technique used here has some downsides. We’ve described them here.] Here’s a terrific post from Stefan Schimanski showing how to use Weave to make Mesos and Marathon play well...

Powerstrip-Weave

We’re very happy today to give the spotlight to Kai Davenport, who has been advancing the state of the art of Docker extensions, and weave, with his project powerstrip-weave. –Michael Powerstrip-Weave: A Docker Networking Extension In this...

Demo: Running Crate.io on a Composed Flocker + Weave + Powerstrip Docker Stack

In the past week, Luke Marsden from ClusterHQ and I joined the Crate.io team in their awesome SnowSprint right up in the Austrian Alps. We all had a wonderful time and hacked away, with some very exciting results. Here is a...

Weave and Microsoft Azure

We are very grateful to Patrick Chanezon for creating this tutorial explaining how to run weave and weavedns on Azure! — alexis

Weave and Snappy Ubuntu Core

We are delighted to join Canonical’s push for open and secure Internet of Things tools. In our vision, Weave network, Docker and Ubuntu Core are the way forward to implement Continuous Delivery in the hybrid cloud of apps running anywhere,...

Elasticsearch, Weave and Docker

This guide will demonstrate how to deploy an Elasticsearch cluster on Weave as well as a JavaScript microservice application for it. There are a few major advantages of using Weave for Elasticsearch. Firstly, you will gain Zen discovery...

Crate with Docker & Weave

Please welcome our guests from Crate team, they have a very exciting Big Data use-case! — Ilya Introduction Crate is a massively scalable, distributed, and highly available database that leverages the power of Lucene for lighting fast...

Automated Provisioning of Multi-cloud Weave Network with Terraform

Introduction In this post I am going to describe how I used one of HashiCorp’s latest tools — Terraform — for deploying a weave network across two different cloud providers. Terraform helps to answer some of provisioning-related questions...

"I set out to deploy Weave on my Pi"

Hats off to Alexander Grendel for getting Weave and Docker working on Raspberry Pi….!  Quote: “The great thing about the setup is that I can take my Pi anywhere and as long as I have internet that allows (stateful outboud) tcp/udp on...

Running Java Applications in Docker Containers

Introduction In this post I would like to describe my approach to running Java applications in Docker containers. The key takeaway is that by reducing the base image, one wins a solid foundation, uncluttered of miscellaneous and...

Two Developments of Interest to Hesco/Weave Puppet Module Users

While Weaveworks, Inc. celebrates this week an infusion of $5 million in capital, YMD Partners can report news relevant to docker/weave systems administrators using puppet to manage the configuration of their docker hosts. First, today...

Using Weave Network for Big Data: ElasticSearch & Apache Spark

As part of our continuing effort demonstrating how weave overlay networking makes deploying complex distribute software stacks simpler, I decided to pick a couple of very hot open-source projects and show something people commonly do:...

Announcing Weaveworks and Our Series A Funding

I am very proud to announce that today we have become Weaveworks Inc. and have completed a $5M Series A investment led by Accel Partners.  The press release is here – have a look to find out more about what we plan to deliver....

What Do We Do at Weaveworks?

Since I made the jump from finance to startups this year, the first question anyone asks is “What are you doing now, Bryan?”. “I work at a startup, building overlay networks and other tools for Linux Containers”. “Really? What’s that...

weaveDNS, Now with Less Amnesia

When we first released it, weaveDNS was a bit forgetful — if you stopped and started it, it would lose its database of names. It would also (probably) be given a fresh IP address by the docker daemon, so containers which had been told its...

What We Do! (Via some slides from operatingsystems.io)

Today I spoke at operatingsystems.io – an extremely interesting event as it turned out.  Lots of great speakers, on top form, including no less than three on userland networking.  I spoke about the bigger picture, with reference...

Using Puppet, Weave and Docker in Production

Today on the Weave Blog, we welcome Hugh Esco back for another guest post.  About six weeks ago, Hugh wrote about migrating his applications to a new data centre using Docker and Weave.  As part of that work, Hugh wrote a Puppet...

Screencast: Hello, Weave!

If you haven’t tried Weave yet, make sure to checkout our latest screencast which shows how easy it is to use! Do make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel, so you won’t miss more videos from us.

Life and Docker Networking

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” In this post, we’ll take a break from talking about Weave and instead have a look around at the emerging set of proposals for Docker...