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...

We Don't Need Consensus! (all Agreed?)

I had a great time last week, giving two talks at Software Circus in Amsterdam and Container Camp in London.  Both talks went over the basic reasoning behind our use of CRDTs and consensus-free state management, as related...

Anatomy Of A Docker Networking Heisenbug

Earlier last week I was asked to look into the intermittent failure of one of the smoke tests for our new gossip based DNS implementation. The test is quite straightforward – it starts then kills containers in a loop across a number of...

What Do We Do At Weaveworks?

Since I made the jump from finance to startups this year, the first question anyone asks is “What are you doing now, Bryan?”. “I work at a startup, building overlay networks and other tools for Linux Containers”. “Really? What’s that...