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 scale...

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...

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,...

Multi-host Docker Deployment with Swarm and Compose Using Weave 0.11

This is an outdated guide, please find latest version on our website now! http://weave.works/guides/weave-and-docker-platform/index.html In this post I’d like to show how easily one can get up-and-running using Weave with all the latest...

Announcing Weave Scope: Container Visibility

Introducing Weave Scope Today we are launching the second big piece of Weave. Weave Scope automatically generates a map of your containers, enabling you to intuitively understand, monitor, and control your applications.  It is...

Using Docker Machine and Swarm with Weave 0.10

This is an outdated guide, please find latest version on our main website now! http://weave.works/guides/weave-and-docker-platform/index.html In this post I’d like to show how quickly one can get up-and-running using Weave with Docker...

Running Containers on Remote Docker Hosts with Weave 0.10

In an earlier post we peeked under the covers of Weave 0.10 to discover how it interacts with remote Docker hosts. So, for example weave launch is translated into: <br> docker run --rm -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock -v...

Using Docker Machine with Weave 0.10

This is an outdated guide, please find latest version on our website now! http://weave.works/guides/weave-and-docker-platform/index.html In this post I’d like to show how quickly one can get up-and-running using Weave with Docker Machine....

Remote Weaving with Weave 0.10

One of the highlights of Weave 0.10 is the ability to run Weave on remote Docker hosts, in a pure container-only environment where the only access to the hosts is through the Docker Remote API. The weave script, as we know it Weave has...

Get Your Kicks on Cloud66

This week we saw our first ‘at scale’ public production use case at Cloud66.  Based in Austin TX, and London, this is a brilliant young company that puts customers first and is showing the way for the next generation of automated...

Running Java Applications in Docker Containers

Introduction In this post I would like to describe my approach to running Java applications in Docker containers. The key takeaway is that by reducing the base image, one wins a solid foundation, uncluttered of miscellaneous and...

Two Developments of Interest to Hesco/Weave Puppet Module Users

While Weaveworks, Inc. celebrates this week an infusion of $5 million in capital, YMD Partners can report news relevant to docker/weave systems administrators using puppet to manage the configuration of their docker hosts. First, today...

Using Puppet, Weave and Docker in Production

Today on the Weave Blog, we welcome Hugh Esco back for another guest post.  About six weeks ago, Hugh wrote about migrating his applications to a new data centre using Docker and Weave.  As part of that work, Hugh wrote a Puppet...

Running a Weave Network on CoreOS

Introduction In this guide I will demonstrate how to provision Weave across a few CoreOS instances. In the last section I will show fully working example of automated provisioning by means of Cloud Config, which would allow you to get...