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March 08, 2016

Use Docker Compose with the Weave Scope Service

Weave Scope is a low-configuration monitoring and diagnostic tool that passively observes your application, builds a realtime visualization of network traffic and draws the application topology as a graph.Kenny Bastani’s Spring Boot...

March 03, 2016

Docker Multicast Networking: Maximum Warp Speed

Weave Net is unique among Docker container networking solutions in that it supports multicast networking. In multicast, a sender can transmit data once and have it delivered to multiple receivers in a multicast group. It’s...

February 29, 2016

Weave Scope gets Docker Container Monitoring into Shape

Weave Scope is a zero-configuration, drop-in solution for interactive visualization, monitoring and controlling your Docker containers. Today, we’re releasing Weave Scope 0.13 with big improvements to performance and usability,...

February 20, 2016

Weave unaffected by GNU C library vulnerability CVE 2015-7547

This week a serious vulnerability (CVE 2015-7547) was announced in the GNU C library installed on most popular Linux systems, which could enable a remote code execution attack. Software that makes use of the glibc DNS resolver...

February 17, 2016

We have excellent talks and demos for you at Kubecon London

KubeCon 2016 promises to be one of the best tech events this year. We’ll be there!  And we have some amazing talks for you to see – and people for you to meet. Friends of Weaveworks get a discount – at the end of this post, find out...

February 05, 2016

Weaveworks' Alexis Richardson elected to CNCF Technical Oversight Committee (TOC)

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) completed its elections for the Technical Oversight Committee last week. I’m delighted that Weaveworks co-founder and CEO Alexis Richardson was elected to the TOC, along with other leaders in...

February 02, 2016

CNI for Docker Containers, with Weave & Calico

As fate would have it, a few developers from Calico and Weaveworks ran into each other at a local bar, just down from both their offices. As the beer started to flow, so did the conversation… To the fascinating subject of how to enable any...

January 29, 2016

Scope 0.12: contextual monitoring for Docker

Weave Scope is a zero-config, drop-in solution for visualizing, monitoring and controlling your Docker containers in your cloud-native application.  Scope allows you intuitively understand your microservices based application...

January 26, 2016

Introducing Coed:Code - an event for diversity in systems programming

  We are putting on an event which we hope will help improve diversity in systems programming. And we hope that it will be fun. All are welcome and it is free. The event is called Coed:Code and it is on Wednesday 3rd February at...

January 07, 2016

Scale Test: Clustering 2,000 Docker Containers with Weave and DCHQ

Today’s guest blog is from the DCHQ team, who use Weave Net to network Docker containers in their Deployment Automation and Lifecycle Management platform. This is the second of a two part blog series that discusses the...

December 17, 2015

Docker Networking with No External Cluster Store: Announcing Weave 1.4 Plugin

  All other Docker networking plugins, including Docker’s own “Overlay” driver, require that you set up Docker with a cluster store – a central database like Consul or Zookeeper – before you can use them. As well...

December 16, 2015

How Weave built a cloud deployment for Scope using Kubernetes

This was originally posted on the Kubernetes blog. Earlier this year at Weaveworks we launched Weave Scope, an open source solution for visualization and monitoring of containerised apps and services. Recently we released a hosted Scope...

December 15, 2015

Weave Scope 0.11 adds terminals for your Docker containers

  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. Today, we’re releasing Weave Scope 0.11 with the added ability to get...

November 30, 2015

Automating Microsoft Azure Docker Deployment with Weave Net

This is a guest post by Richard Lander, a Senior Software Developer at Tribridge. He runs production Dockerized workloads on Microsoft Azure using Weave Net, and has written this post to demonstrate the techniques he...

November 16, 2015

Scale test: Running 10,000 Docker Containers on Weave

Welcoming today’s guest blog from the DCHQ team, who use Weave Net to provide the Docker container network for their Deployment Automation and Lifecycle Management platform:Using DCHQ and Weave to automate Docker at...

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...

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