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June 05, 2018

Announcing eksctl – create EKS clusters with a single command

Today we are announcing a new open source command-line tool, eksctl, for creating and managing clusters in EKS. Inspired by kubectl, Amazon and Weaveworks have been collaborating closely over the past few weeks to bring you the same ease of use and simplicity to cluster creation on EKS.

June 05, 2018

AWSome Kubernetes Monitoring on EKS

We’re EKStatic that AWS announced that their managed Kubernetes (EKS) is available. It’s EKSactly what we’ve been waiting for - fast and simple Kubernetes on AWS. The fastest way to create an EKS cluster is a new tool we’ve created: eksctl (available for download on Github). After the cluster is running simply add Continuous Delivery and Prometheus monitoring with Weave Cloud.

February 02, 2018

Architecture Overview: Cluster Monitoring at Scale on AWS

Watch this short architecture overview video to learn how Weaveworks monitors clusters at scale using a highly available, multi-tenant system built on AWS services.

March 03, 2017

Weave Cloud Outage 28th Feb Post-Mortem

Weave Cloud is our service for deploying, exploring, and monitoring microservice-based applications. At 17:37 GMT on 28th Feb, Weave Cloud suffered an outage for over 4 hours. The expectation of availablilty on a service like Weave Cloud...

June 29, 2016

Container networking with no overlay on AWS VPC!

Last week we announced a new option for users who run their container infrastructure entirely within Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). Weave Net now allows you to connect Docker containers directly to AWS VPC...

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,...

August 17, 2015

Service Discovery and Load Balancing with Weave on Amazon's ECS

Weave makes it very simple to set up a containerized network in Amazon’s EC2 Container Service. Without Weave, this can be a complex process which involves setting up Service Discovery and Load Balancing. You get all this for free...

July 07, 2015

How Enteon Uses Weave

Today we welcome Jim McBride, Chief Cloud Architect at Enteon.  In this guest post, Jim describes how Enteon use Weave to create networks that segregate access to functionality like “database access”.  This is done in a...

February 24, 2015

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...

December 18, 2014

Automated Provisioning of Multi-cloud Weave Network with Terraform

Introduction In this post I am going to describe how I used one of HashiCorp’s latest tools — Terraform — for deploying a weave network across two different cloud providers. Terraform helps to answer some of provisioning-related questions...

October 22, 2014

Walkthrough of Connecting Nginx, PHP and MySQL with Weave

Since other people have published quite sophisticated examples, I thought it was time for a really simple one. The scenario is: you want to run a web server in a container, out in the cloud, talking to a database in another container,...

October 08, 2014

I just created a Cassandra cluster that spans 3 different network domains, by using 2 simple shell commands. How cool is that?

Today we welcome Yaron Rosenbaum as our first guest on the Weave blog, with a really cool use case! — alexis Over to you, Yaron.. I needed to create a Cassandra cluster that would span two different cloud providers. There are endless ways...

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