August 10, 2021
Tools for Automating and Implementing Cloud Native Patterns
Kubernetes is the essential tool for orchestrating cloud native applications. However getting Kubernetes up and running is only a small piece of what you need to start developing applications. There are many tools to choose from within the cloud native ecosystem before the team can start increasing feature velocity and selecting the right ones can be a challenge.
August 05, 2021
GitOps Days 2021 Final Recap: Tools & Technologies
On Day 2 of our GitOps Days event, we focused on the tools and technologies that enable GitOps. We were especially grateful to everyone who submitted a proposal for our first “Call for Papers”! Huge thanks to all the wonderful speakers,...
August 03, 2021
Simplifying Multicloud Operations: Deploy, Release & Scale Applications Anywhere
With the GitOps model, it would take changing a few lines of a Git repository to change the target location for a deployment. This ease of use is what makes GitOps ideally suited for multicloud operations.The challenges arise due to cloud platforms being so different from one another. Read more....
July 29, 2021
Summer webinar series in full swing
Summer is in full swing, and if you’re hiding in your air conditioned (home) offices, we are gearing up for a series of webinars to carry you through this summer season. We have 4 new webinars and workshops planned in the upcoming weeks.
July 27, 2021
Webinar Highlights: Under the hood of Weave GitOps
In a recent webinar, we outlined the key features and benefits of Weave GitOps Core versus Weave GitOps Enterprise, with demonstrations of the software. Watch the recap.
July 22, 2021
The Art of Modern Ops: Authorize better with OPA - security policy as code
The Art of Modern Ops is a regular podcast on modernizing cloud infrastructure from Cornelia Davis, Weaveworks CTO and author of the book Cloud Native Patterns. In the latest episode, Cornelia interviews Gareth Rushgrove, VP of Product at...
July 20, 2021
Why developers need a self-service platform – and how to provide one
In this white paper, we explain what a self-service developer platform is, how it can benefit your business and explore GitOps as the best way to deliver it.
July 15, 2021
Application Portability for the Cloud Era
Each dev team has different needs and wants the autonomy to choose their own cloud provider or preferred cloud services. It becomes the job of the platform team to ensure that any required cloud service is supported by the organization's technology stack. In this era of distributed cloud applications, application portability has become even more important.
July 13, 2021
The History of GitOps
The history of GitOps closely follows that of the container and Kubernetes revolution of the past few years. In this post, we look at all the key milestones in the journey of GitOps as it went from a fledgling idea to the global technology movement it has become today.
July 09, 2021
GitOps Days 2021 Recap: The Power of GitOps with Flux
Because there were so many great talks at GitOps Days, this is the second of a series of blog posts sharing highlights and new videos that we’ll be adding to the GitOps Days 2021 playlist! This week we’re sharing some of the talks on one of our favorite GitOps tools: FluxCD! These talks cover a range of topics, from end-users who share their GitOps journey with Flux, to technical deep dives from Flux users, contributors, and maintainers.
July 07, 2021
GigaOm Examines the Key Criteria for Choosing a GitOps Solution
In GigaOm’s new Key Criteria report, they examine what GitOps is, why you should adopt it and what features you should look for when choosing a solution. The report explains why GitOps works so well today, and predicts that soon, its underlying principles will be used beyond the world of cloud-native software development.
June 30, 2021
Declarative delivery at scale: Weave GitOps
We just launched Weave GitOps, an opinionated GitOps product. App delivery and continuous operations have never been easier and more secure than from within Git. Take full control of Kubernetes running anywhere with Weave GitOps.
June 28, 2021
Weaveworks product highlights from GitOps Days 2021
It is hard to chose highlights from GitOps Days 2021 with so many interesting end user and community talks. So this time around we are reflecting on our product highlights including the GitOps Maturity Model, plus demos of new Weave GitOps Core and Weave Kubernetes Platform (WKP).
June 24, 2021
OpenGitOps - The Vendor-Neutral GitOps Project
Weaveworks CTO Cornelia Davis leads an insightful and very lively discussion with some of the founding members and active contributors of the GitOps Working Group (GWG).
June 22, 2021
GitOps Days 2021 Day 1 Recap: Evolution, Revolution, and Vision
On June 9-10 we hosted our third GitOps Days event and we are so grateful to the fantastic speakers who gave such informative talks over the two days. Read on for our recap of the first day - which included a look back, a look forward, and an exciting new product announcement.
June 17, 2021
One year kured - your Kubernetes Reboot Daemon
Kured, the Kubernetes Reboot Deamon helps perform safe automatic node reboots, when indicated by the package management of the underlying OS. We often find kured running behind the scenes and over the recent months, the community stepped up and moved kured to a fully packed 1.7.0 release. Read up on the latest features and join the community.
June 15, 2021
GitOps boosts collaboration, reliability and autonomy for MediaMarktSaturn
After implementing GitOps, MediaMarktSaturn IT and software teams experienced not only a boost in collaboration and confidence but also in reliability and efficiency. With time-savings of 60 to 70% for deployments at times as well as a massive increase in reliability due to simplification and automation, the team can not only operate leaner and scale faster but also experiment and innovate.
June 10, 2021
The GitOps Maturity Model - 4 evolutionary steps to continuous delivery
While every organization is different, a number of common patterns have emerged. The GitOps Maturity Model shows a simple four step process that organizations commonly transition through as they move from using GitOps to manage single clusters and applications to managing large scale deployments of hundreds or even thousands of clusters.
June 09, 2021
Weave GitOps Core: Continuous declarative delivery
Weave GitOps Core is a free, open source, opinionated GitOps product with a great developer experience. It is powered by Flux. Flux is a battle-tested and CNCF owned project, one of the first project recommended for adoption. Weave GitOps Core simplifies Flux by provisioning a custom cluster with two commands. Learn more on the blog
June 02, 2021
Hybrid & multi-cloud Kubernetes requires a GitOps savvy Platform team
Multi-cloud promises a lot in terms of application portability, flexible choice of infrastructure, high availability, and cost savings. However, this also comes with its own set of challenges. We look at three priorities needed for multi-cloud Kubernetes clusters, and implementing them using GitOps and cloud native tooling, to function at scale.