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December 22, 2021

Highlights of KubeCon and the GitOps One Stop Shop

If meeting and work commitments kept you away from some of the recent virtual and in person events on Kubernetes and GitOps. We have a quick rundown of the recent KubeCon and GitOps One Stop Shop events, curated from a GitOps perspective.

December 16, 2021

Overcoming Cloud Complexity with Kubernetes & GitOps

Leveraging the cloud successfully requires the right tools and strategies for navigating all of the complexity that arises within cloud architectures. In many respects, the cloud is fundamentally more complex than on-premises infrastructures; it involves more layers of infrastructure, more services, more network endpoints and – to top it all – less control by the organizations that use the cloud.

December 14, 2021

Container Platforms & Top 6 Best Practices

Successful container platforms are key to efficiency with applications and cloud environments. Learn how with these top 6 best practices!

December 09, 2021

The GitOps market: driving progressive delivery and experimentation's expansion

Tech investor and managing director of Dell Capital Technologies, Tyler Jewell, is our featured guest in the latest episode of The Art of Modern Ops. Topics covered are the increasing need of automating software particularly in complex fields such as continuous delivery and the growing shortage of developers handling increasingly intricate software systems.

December 07, 2021

The 2021 DORA report gives a veiled nod to GitOps

The 2021 DORA report is out, and it continues its focus on the characteristics of top performing DevOps teams. It's becoming an essential read for anyone interested in how companies are using DevOps. The findings show that GitOps principles are integral to top performing teams. Here are the highlights from the report.

December 02, 2021

Why cloud and Kubernetes are essential to deliver 5G

In a new white paper, we discuss recent changes in the mobile network infrastructure space, covering the recent evolution from hardware-based infrastructure to virtualization and beyond, into containerization.

November 30, 2021

Deutsche Telekom uses Weave GitOps to deliver edge Kubernetes at scale

Deutsche Telekom, the first global Telco running Kubernetes across both its core and edge sites to deliver multiple use cases through a single, telco-grade platform, the company’s collaboration with Weaveworks marks a milestone in the mobile industry. Dubbed Liquid Metal, it is a fully open, GitOps-enabled, distributed Kubernetes Cluster-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform, operating at massive scale.

November 30, 2021

Weave GitOps Enterprise: A First Look at the November 2021 Release

Today we announced the general availability of Weave GitOps Enterprise. This is a licensed product that builds on the free open source Weave GitOps Core. As the name suggests it adds advanced features required by enterprises with large Kubernetes estates. Take a first look at the GA and November release and learn more about: Web user interface, GitOps template manager, multi-cluster control and policy.

November 24, 2021

Highlights from the 2021 State of DevOps Report

The State of DevOps report released by Puppet each year is a great indicator of the pulse of the DevOps movement at the time. In its 10th edition this year, the report has continued to focus on the key challenges faced by organizations and solutions to them. This year, the report digs deeper into these issues and provides great insight for organizations that want to move to higher levels of DevOps maturity. In this post, we cover the key points from the report.

November 18, 2021

Mark your calendars for AWS Re:Invent and EMEA Mini Series 2021

As we look to close out 2021, we’re preparing for a few key events we’d like to share with you. We’re gearing up for a successful presence at AWS Re:Invent, AWS’ flagship event. And we also have a mini webinar series coming your way so mark the following dates in your calendar - you don't want to miss this!

November 16, 2021

Podcast: Kubernetes has won the enterprise

Michael Coté and Joe Beda discuss the rise of Kubernetes in the enterprise in the latest episode of the Weaveworks podcast, The Art of Modern Ops.

November 10, 2021

Highlights from GitOpsCon 2021

GitOpsCon 2021 took place during Kubecon North America 2021. Here we cover some of the highlights of the day.

November 04, 2021

What is a Kubernetes Cluster?

A primer for anyone considering cloud native application infrastructure, in which we explain the basics of Kubernetes and the clusters it is designed to manage.

November 02, 2021

Why GitOps is so important to businesses today

In this video from the DevOps Enterprise Summit, Weaveworks COO Steve George explains why GitOps is so important for business.

October 28, 2021

Webinar: Achieving Record Growth While Reducing Costs: Dream11 Explains How

Dream11, the world’s largest fantasy sports company, needed to achieve high scalability and greater developer agility through a managed Kubernetes platform. Learn how they achieved this using Amazon EKS and GitOps.

October 26, 2021

Weave GitOps Core is now available on the AWS Marketplace

Weave GitOps Core is now available on the AWS marketplace. Core is an open source solution that enables GitOps on any Kubernetes distribution. With Weave GitOps Core you will be able to continuously deploy and operate your cloud native applications on top of EKS.

October 21, 2021

Run your apps on Kubernetes one pull request at a time

Building better software faster is the main driver of digital transformation. If you’re not rapidly deploying new features and fixes, your competitors are. Using GitOps to automate continuous application delivery brings a number of advantages to your business. This getting started guide shows how Weave GitOps Core gets you started with only two commands.

October 19, 2021

Case study: How Deutsche Telekom automates edge infrastructure using GitOps

GitOps has helped to make Deutsche Telekom’s containerized clusters easier to manage and more responsive. They require less human management intervention. While it’s difficult to point to precise cost savings, the team’s ROI can be judged by the scale of its achievements—managing thousands of clusters with a tiny team, and managing cloud development and cloud operations continuously.

October 14, 2021

Banks must innovate to compete. GitOps can help.

Established banks and neo-banks need to innovate to remain competitive. In our latest white paper, we explain how GitOps can help. Using real-life case studies, we explore how the GitOps operating model can help financial institutions bring new features to market faster, without compromising on all critical hygiene factors such as security, stability and availability.

October 11, 2021

Help us champion female coders of colour at KubeCon NA 2021

T-0 Hours - Collaborations and Cloud Native! KubeCon NA 2021 is here, and we’ve teamed up with Ambassador Labs, Jetstack, Civo, Codefresh and Buoyant, to raise awareness and support for Black Girls Code (BGC), a non-profit dedicated to creating opportunity and promoting inclusivity for promising young women of colour in the tech industry. Each sponsor will be donating $2 for every virtual booth visitor we receive!

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