Cloud Native Application Stacks: A Lightly-opinionated Survey

As you may know, Weaveworks is a founding member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, whose mission is to create and drive the adoption of container packaged, dynamically managed, microservice oriented applications. These modern...

How Weave Net Enables A Global Docker Cluster With Onapp

Please welcome Viktor Petersson and Bernino Lind from OnApp’s Federation. They describe how to network a Docker cluster across multiple data centers using Weave Net. Already in use by OnApp’s Federation, Weave Net plays a pivotal role in...

Scope 0.15: Search And Enhanced Kubernetes Visualization

Weave Scope is a zero-config, drop-in solution for visualizing, monitoring and controlling your Docker and Kubernetes cloud-native applications. Today, we’re releasing Weave Scope 0.15, focused on Search and enhanced Kubernetes...

Weaveworks Closes $15m Series B To Simplify Microservices For All

Today we are announcing a $15M Series B investment from GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Accel. This brings our total funding to $20M to date. We have strong backing from two of the world’s leading VCs. This is great news for...

Reboot-tolerance In Weave Net 1.5

Weave Net has always been pretty robust: instead of a central store of config data, everything is done peer-to-peer, and machine failures don’t hold up any other peers because our data structures use eventual consistency....

My First Dc/os App

There had been a lot of excitement in the community around the first open-source release of DC/OS. Here at Weaveworks, the team made sure Weave Scope 0.14 works very well on DC/OS.. Among the variety of DC/OS tutorials, I haven’t yet found...

Weave Scope 0.14 With Mesosphere Dc/os Support, Plugins And Node Metrics

Weaveworks is delighted to announce a new version of Weave Scope, the zero-configuration container visualization and monitoring solution, supporting DC/OS. We share the community’s goal of making running containers in production free and...

Announcing Weave Net 1.5: Container Network Interface (cni) Plugin For Kubernetes

Weave Net 1.5 will be released next week and includes a Container Network Interface (CNI) plug-in for Kubernetes 1.2 and other software that uses the CNI API. This means you can now use Weave Net as a native networking option for...

Debugging Is Easier With Docker For Mac And Weave

Debugging and testing containerized applications from a Mac can be fiddly, (because you’re running containers inside a Host, which itself is running inside the OS), especially if you have multiple containers using the same port or if a...

Service Routing Turns Containers Into Microservices

Flux is a new project from Weaveworks that gives you service routing for Docker containers. What is service routing? It’s a layer on top of the network that means your application code can connect to services rather than individual...

An Important Cloud Native Computing Foundation Milestone

  Today the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) made three important announcements at Kubecon London. The first was the formation of the Technical Oversight Committee (TOC), which performs a key role in determining which...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...