Separating CI from CD with GitOps and Other Insights from Kubecon EU

Originally scheduled to be held in Amsterdam in March of this year, Kubecon EU was postponed to August and eventually switched from an in-person event to a virtual one. In this post, Cornelia Davis provides the key takeaways from AWS Container Days held at Kubecon EU this year.

Podcast: Buzzword Bingo - What do you really need for Kubernetes?

It seems like every day there is a new OSS project that promises to solve all the things. In this episode, Cornelia Davis, CTO at Weaveworks and Kelsey Hightower, Developer Advocate at Google cut through the hype with the essential patterns needed to run Kubernetes in production.

GitOps is about to get better with Flux v2

We are proud to announce GitOps with Flux v2 and GitOps Toolkit. Flux v2 addresses many user requests such as support for synching multiple git repos and provides a smoother "Day 2"experience. The GitOps Toolkit is a set of core GitOps operators that work in concert, and Flux v2 is an off-the-shelf composition of those components that gives you equivalent capabilities to the original Flux.

Case Study: National Australia Bank Decreases Operational Overhead with GitOps

National Australia Bank or NAB is Australia’s largest business bank serving 9,000,000 customers at more than 900 locations around the world. Read the case study on how Weaveworks helped NAB decrease operational overhead and simplify containerization pipelines on EKS.

Podcast: Kubernetes in Highly Regulated Industries

BlackRock is one of the largest investment companies in the world. With a 30-year history and an impressive performance, the company does not shy away from the latest trends in cloud native infrastructure.

How to Champion GitOps in Your Organization

By now you’ve heard all about GitOps and maybe you’re convinced that GitOps is the most efficient way for development teams to go faster without them having to become Kubernetes gurus. However, making the switch to a cloud native technical solution may be the simplest part in your Kubernetes journey.

Case study: Curve improves complex banking platform using GitOps

In this case study, discover how Curve, a UK Financial Services organization, reduced risk and improved their complex Kubernetes operations using GitOps for configuration management, compliance and auditability.

Meet the CRE Team - Mahmoud Saada

Over the next several weeks, we’ll be showcasing the talented folks here at Weaveworks. The first team we’d like to introduce are the Customer Reliability Engineers. This week we introduce you to Mahmoud Saada, CRE and certified Kubernetes administrator.

Podcast: DevOps Metrics - Success Follows Failure

Cornelia Davis discusses DevOps, GitOps and how to implement value stream mapping and other metrics in your organization when you’re just starting out with cloud native technology.

Case study: GFS improves manual, unsecure and complex pipelines using GitOps

Learn how GFS, a logistics and supply chain organization, implemented GitOps to reduce operational overhead by 90%, while improving security, observability and deployment cadence.

Implementing a GitOps UI with Spotify’s Backstage

In this post we’ll show you how to use Spotify’s open source framework, Backstage to create a GitOps plugin with a UI that can be offered through a developer portal.

6 Business Benefits of Kubernetes

It’s easy to see why Kubernetes is popular: it’s a flexible and scalable, open source tool orchestrator that streamlines the task of managing containers. But what are the business benefits of implementing it in your organization? Read on to find out.

Back by popular demand: GitOps on AWS webinar series

Ignite modern operations in your team with our webinar and workshop series focusing on GitOps on AWS. Join a weekly Tuesday webinar live, in order to receive an invite for the complimentary hands-on 90min workshop the following Thursday!

CNCF user community recommend Flux and Helm

Weave Flux, a project developed by us and later donated to the CNCF is one of two tools placed in the Adopt category in the CNCF’s newly rolled out Technology Radar. Read about the process and results of the Technology Radar and our CTO, Cornelia Davis’ reflections on what this all means.

Five D's of Kubernetes Success

On June 6, 2014 Kubernetes’ first commit was made. Six years later Kubernetes is the most widely used container orchestration platform and is now the de facto application platform for enterprises.

Enterprise Kubernetes Solutions - Rancher, Red Hat OpenShift and Weave Kubernetes Platform

How do you choose the right Kubernetes platform for today and the future? We've put together a guide on the most important aspects, along with how Weave Kubernetes Platform (WKP) solves them. Using the right Kubernetes platform has long-term impacts and brings significant benefits as every application can use the same operating model. Read more on the blog.

Podcast - Does Open Source Drive Business Innovation?

In this thought-provoking conversation Cornelia Davis of Weaveworks and Matt Asay of AWS explore the history of the open source movement, and examine the motivating factors that have driven consumers to increasingly insist on open source.

Podcast - Is Envoy a Service Mesh or a Platform?

Join Matt Klein, Lyft and Cornelia Davis, Weaveworks as they discuss the history of Envoy, how it was originally an API gateway and how it differs from a purpose-built service mesh.

GitOps Days 2020! Watch the videos and join the next one!

GitOps Days 2020 offered 2 days of amazing sessions and conversations on Slack. Check out the videos and slack threads to get an introduction to GitOps, the future of GitOps, and how you can bring GitOps to your organizations.

Modeling Kubernetes at Enterprise Scale

One of the biggest challenges for enterprises transitioning to cloud native development is delivering Kubernetes platforms and environments where ever one is needed. Read Steve George’s post on how a model-based approach helps solve this.