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November 16, 2015

Weave Scope gets your Docker containers under control

Weave Scope is a zero-config, drop-in solution for mapping and monitoring your Docker containers, and the easiest way to visualize your cloud-native application. Weave Scope 0.10 is out today and introduces some exciting new features:...

November 13, 2015

Weave Networking Performance with the New Fast Data Path

Weave Net 1.2 delivers performance close to standard networking on today’s common x86 servers thanks to “fast data path”, a feature we previewed a few months ago. We’ll be doing additional testing on servers with newer 10G network...

November 06, 2015

Weave Discovery and Docker Swarm

As we previously explained Weave Discovery allows Weave Routers to find each other automatically, solving the initial configuration problem when setting up your overlay container network.In this article we will examine how Weave Discovery...

November 03, 2015

Life and Docker Networking - One Year On

Welcome to Docker 1.9 Today Docker has released Docker 1.9, which includes advances in Docker Networking. Perhaps the most important is the introduction of a new overlay networking approach to connect docker containers running across...

November 03, 2015

Docker networking 1.9 and Weave technical deep-dive

This is a technical follow up to the previous post, Life and Docker Networking – One year On. Please note that our goal here, shared with Docker, is to make the customer experience as straightforward as possible. Do get in touch if you...

November 02, 2015

Weave Scope 0.9 Released

Weave Scope is a zero-config, drop-in solution for mapping and monitoring your Docker containers, and the easiest way to visualize your cloud-native application. Weave Scope 0.9.0 is out today, with some great new improvements and...

October 15, 2015

Automating Weave deployment on Docker hosts with Weave Discovery

Weave Net implements an overlay container network that links together all containers, regardless of where the Docker hosts are running. Weave is designed to work with minimal configuration and zero application changes. So when you add a...

October 08, 2015

Weave: the fastest path to Docker on Amazon EC2 Container Service

Today, Weaveworks is making it even faster and easier to deploy and see Docker container applications on Amazon Web Services’ EC2 Container Service (ECS). We’re delighted to be one of the launch Container Partners in the ECS marketplace,...

October 06, 2015

Cloud Native VMs

We have a great guest post for you today.  Everyone knows that containers are fantastic for new cloud native applications.  But what about the huge numbers of existing applications in the enterprise?  Can these also...

October 05, 2015

Welcome Mathew Lodge, Weaveworks' New COO

I’m extremely pleased to share some big news today, with Mathew Lodge (@mathewlodge) joining us as the COO of Weaveworks.  Mathew joins us from VMware, where he was Vice President in VMware’s Cloud Services group.  His...

September 25, 2015

Deploy An Elastic High-Availability SQL Cluster with Crate and Weave

Today we would like to share another great use case of Weave Net & Run. The folks at Giant Swarm have used our product to enable ease of scaling for their customer’s database cluster which runs Crate.IO distributed SQL database....

September 18, 2015

Using Weave and Scope with Convox

Weave and Convox make a great match. While Convox simplifies platform maintenance, allowing you to create a private cloud in minutes, Weave Run and Weave Scope do the same for distributed application development by...

September 16, 2015

Scope integration with Amazon ECS

We recently integrated Weave with ECS  and in so doing included a set of Weave AMIs that are based on the official ECS-Optimized Amazon Linux AMI. I am happy to announce that starting today Weave Scope  is also included...

September 16, 2015

Weave Scoped out a big new release

Weave Scope is a zero-config, drop-in solution for mapping and monitoring your Docker containers, and the easiest way to visualize your cloud-native application. Weave Scope 0.7.0 is out today, with tons of great new improvements and...

September 15, 2015

How Kontena uses Weave Net & Run

Using container technologies, such as Docker, can be tricky to configure for large scale deployments. But with Kontena scaling and monitoring containerized applications on any cloud infrastructure is very easy to deploy and...

September 14, 2015

We don't need consensus! (All agreed?)

I had a great time last week, giving two talks at Software Circus in Amsterdam and Container Camp in London.  Both talks went over the basic reasoning behind our use of CRDTs and consensus-free state management, as related...

September 08, 2015

Weave ‘Gossip’ DNS

WeaveDNS was introduced in Weave 0.9 as a simple solution to service discovery on the Weave network, allowing containers to find other containers’ IP addresses by their hostnames. With Weave 1.1, we’re introducing a completely redesigned...

September 04, 2015

Weave & CliQr: Improving Security and Portability of Container-Based Apps

Our friends over at CliQr recently blogged about integrating Weave Net with CliQr’s CloudCenter & Application-Defined Cloud Management Platform. What’s particularly interesting about this case is the portability of Weave Net,...

September 03, 2015

Join us at the International Software Circus

Weaveworks is a proud sponsor of the International Software Circus Conference on “Programmable Infrastructure” which takes place in Amsterdam next week from September 9 to September 13th. Bryan Boreham, from Weaveworks will be giving...

August 26, 2015

DCHQ+Weave: High Availability for Docker-based Clustered Applications

Today we are pleased to welcome a guest post from Amjad Afanah, founder of DCHQ, in which he talks about using Weave to provide high availability for container-based clustered applications running on the DCHQ platform. DCHQ, now available...

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