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July 05, 2018

GitOps - Git Push all the Things - Alexis Richardson keynote address

Read a recap and then watch Alexis Richardson deliver the keynote at the Continuous Lifecycle London conference. Alexis discusses industry standards, current trends in CI/CD and then shows how developers can take control of development pipelines and operations tasks using familiar tools and workflows.

June 27, 2018

GitOps - What You Need To Know

Learn the principles and patterns of GitOps workflows and how to implement them to run Kubernetes in production and at scale. We added new content to our Kubernetes library, and summarized the key concepts of GitOps all in one place.

June 26, 2018

What's New in Weave Cloud: Deployments

Catch up on the latest feature release for Weave Cloud that focuses on understanding deployments. Use batch mode to make multiple workload deployments or continue using single mode and select individual workloads to deploy to the cluster. With greater control over your deployments, you can more easily manage when and how new workloads land on either your staging or production servers.

June 25, 2018

What’s New in Weave Cloud: Workloads

Catch up on the latest feature release for Weave Cloud that focuses on understanding workloads. We'll talk about workload views, as well as cluster-wide workload views. At a glance you can locate any service and determine what was deployed when and by whom.

June 20, 2018

GitOps, Weave Cloud and EKS demonstrated at EKoSystem Day

Craig Wright demonstrated GitOps workflows and Weave Cloud on EKS at the EKoSystem Day event held at the AWS Loft in downtown San Francisco. Weaveworks was one of 10 technical partners invited to speak at this special event that was broadcasted live on Twitch.

June 13, 2018

Meet the team: Neil Gehani (Director of Product Management)

Last up in our Meet the Weaveworks team series, we’re highlighting those engineers and marketers attending this year’s DockerCon at San Francisco. In this post you will meet Neil Gehani, Director of Product Management and avid mountain biker.

June 11, 2018

Dynamic Developers and Dazzling Demos at DockerCon

As DockerCon kicks off this week, we have an action-packed week of demo’s and dazzling conversations at the Weaveworks booth, and we’re hosting two evening meetups in collaboration with Bitnami and Pivotal too. Read on to learn more!

June 08, 2018

Meet the team: Jordan Pellizzari (Front-end Engineer)

In the next part of our Meet the Weaveworks team series, we’re highlighting those engineers and marketers attending this year’s DockerCon at San Francisco. In this post you will meet Jordan Pellizzari front-end engineer and node.js developer.

June 06, 2018

Meet the team: Roland Schilter (Full-stack Engineer)

In the next part of our Meet the Weaveworks team series, we’re highlighting those engineers and marketers attending this year’s DockerCon at San Francisco. In this post you will meet Roland Schilter full-stack engineer.

June 05, 2018

Announcing eksctl – create EKS clusters with a single command

Today we are announcing a new open source command-line tool, eksctl, for creating and managing clusters in EKS. Inspired by kubectl, Amazon and Weaveworks have been collaborating closely over the past few weeks to bring you the same ease of use and simplicity to cluster creation on EKS.

June 05, 2018

AWSome Kubernetes Monitoring on EKS

We’re EKStatic that AWS announced that their managed Kubernetes (EKS) is available. It’s EKSactly what we’ve been waiting for - fast and simple Kubernetes on AWS. The fastest way to create an EKS cluster is a new tool we’ve created: eksctl (available for download on Github). After the cluster is running simply add Continuous Delivery and Prometheus monitoring with Weave Cloud.

May 31, 2018

Building Continuous Delivery Pipelines

Download our eBook, Building Continuous Delivery Pipelines, to learn how to plan and implement a CD pipeline in your organization, including the benefits and best practises.

May 29, 2018

Developing on Kubernetes

Ilya Dmitrichenko of Weaveworks and Michael Hausenblas of Redhat take us through the process and decisions you need to make about your development setup when developing apps for Kubernetes.

May 24, 2018

GitOps Workflows for Istio Canary Deployments

Read how GitOps workflows can be implemented to rollout and manage non-atomic canary releases to an Istio service mesh. Stefan Prodan then takes you through the steps of setting up a canary with GitOps workflows to Istio.

May 22, 2018

GitOps for Istio - Manage Istio Config like Code

Read how GitOps workflows can be implemented to rollout and manage non-atomic canary releases to an Istio service mesh. Stefan Prodan then takes you through the steps of setting up a canary with GitOps workflows to Istio.

May 17, 2018

What Does “Production Ready” Really Mean for a Kubernetes Cluster?

Lucas presented at KubeCon EU and discussed what a production ready cluster is and how this depends largely on your goals and budget. He dives into some of the technical aspects of getting your cluster production ready by looking at security and in particular TLS certificates, and what high availability actually means. He wraps up by providing an overview of a GitOps approach to cluster management that is currently being discussed in the Cluster Lifecycle SIG.

May 15, 2018

Kubernauts & Lightning Talks!

In another recap from KubeCon EU, we give you a roundup of a selection of Lightning Talks from across the week. From L7 load balancing without a service mesh, to how to use Jaeger and Prometheus to deliver lightning-fast user queries, there's sure to be something that piques your interest.

May 10, 2018

KubeCon and CloudNativeCon 2018 - hygge in Copenhagen!

With 4,300 attendees KubeCon Europe in Copenhagen was not only sold out but the largest cloud native show to date. Alexis Richardson shared his thoughts for CNCF 2020 in a forward looking keynote. On the product side, we demoed new functionality in Weave Cloud and announced a new Kubernetes Subscription Service for production grade Kubernetes.

May 01, 2018

Operate and scale Kubernetes with our support

Operate an agile Kubernetes infrastructure backed by Weaveworks’ experts. We’ll help you build and operate Kubernetes, providing advice and support. Our support covers the critical workflows and technologies so you can build, run and scale with confidence.

April 30, 2018

Meet the team: Damien Lespiau (Software Engineer)

Next up on our roster is Damien Lespiau, Software Engineer who is helping define what the future of containers looks like at Weaveworks and (according to him) has spent way too much time playing with Linux over the past 20 years. You can find him exploring “The Untapped Power of Services - L7 Load Balancing Without a Service Mesh” at his talk at KubeCon Europe this year.

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