January 08, 2018
Multi-Cloud Big Data Processing with Flink, Docker Swarm and Weave Plugin
This post shows step by step how to set up a multi-cloud environment for big data processing using Apache Flink, Docker Swarm and the new Weave Net Docker plugin.
December 27, 2017
GitOps - modern best practices for high velocity application development
A “you build it, you own it” development process requires tools that developers know and understand. “GitOps” is our name for how we describe modern best practices for high velocity application development with cloud native tools. Read this summary post about the GitOps pipeline model, why its beneficial to adopt this methodology and how to get started.
December 21, 2017
Make Machine Learning on Kubernetes portable and observable with Kubeflow and Weave Cloud
This step by step tutorial shows how to set up Kubeflow, a tool that simplifies set up of a portable Machine Learning stack and Weave Cloud on the Google Cloud Platform. Kubeflow users will then be able to use Weave Cloud to observe and monitor the stack, including metrics for resource management.
December 21, 2017
AWS re:Invent Container Workload Announcements
Abby Fuller, Senior Technical Evangelist at AWS gives an in depth overview on the recent announcements of AWS Fargate and EKS in an Q&A session at the Weave Online User Group.
December 20, 2017
Colorisebot, OpenFaaS and Weave Cloud
Colorisebot, is a Twitter bot that works with OpenFaaS to transform black-and-white photos into color within seconds. Learn how it works, including more about what OpenFaaS is and why it's becoming one of the hottest open-source projects right now!
December 19, 2017
How many Kubernetes ReplicaSets are in your cluster?
Are your Kubernetes ReplicaSets slowing you down? With a quick little clean up, our CPU load went down by 10%! Here's a quick overview of how you can check how many you have running, set a revision limit and even request a rollback.
December 19, 2017
How To Optimize Kubernetes ReplicaSets
Are your Kubernetes ReplicaSets slowing you down? With a quick little clean up, our CPU load went down by 10%! Here's a quick overview of how you can check how many you have running, set a revision limit, and even request a rollback. So...
December 18, 2017
KubeCon Knocked Our Socks Off!
What a week we've had in Austin with fellow Kubernauts (4,000 to be exact!) for the annual KubeCon event. Thank you for stopping by our booth and chatting containers, microservices and Kubernetes with us. And don't miss our exciting announcement in collaboration with Google!
December 11, 2017
And that's a wrap.... AWS re:invent 2017 is in the books!
What a week we had last week with our partners and peers (43,000 to be exact!) in Vegas for the annual AWS re:invent. Thank you for stopping by our booth and chatting containers, microservices and Kubernetes with us! Of course one of the most exciting moments was the EKS announcement, a managed Kubernetes offering on AWS.
December 07, 2017
Free tier of Weave Cloud on Google Cloud Platform
We've partnered with the Google team to create a simple set-up process that makes it easy to experience the power of Kubernetes (GKE) with Weave Cloud’s management capabilities. If you're exploring Kubernetes and want a completely integrated CI/CD pipeline with observability and monitoring then this gives you everything you need.
December 05, 2017
Storing Secure Sealed Secrets using GitOps
Sealed Secrets is a Kubernetes Custom Resource Definition Controller which allows you to store even sensitive information (aka secrets) in Git, which previously has not been an option. In addition, you can use Weave Cloud’s Deploy feature in conjunction with Sealed Secrets to create a continuous deployment pipeline where all operations are git based and where the desired state of your apps is declared in your git repos including your secrets.
December 05, 2017
Kubeadm is now Certified Kubernetes
Weaveworks, is proud to see Kubeadm become part of the Certified Kubernetes tools. Members of our Developer Experience team Ilya Dmitrichenko and Lucas Käldström are both core contributors of SIG-cluster-lifecycle. This particular SIG works on kubeadm, a tool for bootstrapping a best-practice Kubernetes cluster easily.
December 04, 2017
Running OpenFaaS on GKE - a step by step guide
In this tutorial you will learn how to set-up OpenFaaS on Kubernetes with monitoring and alerting using Weave Cloud. Using OpenFaaS for serverless avoids being locked-in to one of the cloud vendors. It's easy to run in Kubernetes, letting you mix different services depending on your applications needs.
November 30, 2017
We’re all set for KubeCon 2017
We're excited to talk about all things Kubernetes and more at KubeCon in Austin next week. We have some awesome sessions and demos planned, some cozy Weaveworks socks we're giving away, and even a one-of-a-kind prize you could take home!
November 28, 2017
Flux 1.1 release (deploy all the things!)
The Flux 1.1. release allows to automate updates to DaemonSets, StatefulSets and CronJobs in addition to Deployments. Now you can automate releases of application components in most of your infrastrcture.
November 20, 2017
We are so excited for AWS re:invent 2017
AWS:reInvent in Las Vegas is right around the corner and we cannot wait to knock off your socks. Here is a short preview on what we have lined up for you.
November 12, 2017
DevOps: The Next Evolution - GitOps
The role of the developer has changed. Catch up on the discussion between Forrester and Weaveworks' CEO Alexis Richardson on current trends in CICD and how they’re converging with ops and monitoring.
November 08, 2017
Best practice session: Deploy, troubleshoot and control K8s powered containers on AWS
Weaveworks utilizes Kubernetes on AWS to achieve greater development velocity for a cloud native application to gain control and operational efficiencies. Read up on some of our best practices.
November 03, 2017
Announcing Kured, a Kubernetes Reboot Daemon
Kured (KUbernetes REboot Daemon) is a Kubernetes daemonset that performs safe automatic node reboots when the need to do so is indicated by the package management system of the underlying OS.
October 30, 2017
A Practical Guide: From Instrumenting Code to Specifying Alerts with the RED Method
This practical guide will help you getting started with monitoring your microservices with Prometheus. We walk through selecting key metrics, instrumentation, setting up alerts and Grafana dashboards.