Dockercon 2016: Weave Cloud And Weave Net 1.6

At DockerCon today we announced the public beta of Weave Cloud, a microservices console allowing developers and operations to quickly connect, visualize and monitor containers and microservices, regardless of the orchestrator....

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...

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...

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 0.11 Adds Terminals For Your Docker Containers

  Weave Scope is a zero-config, drop-in solution for mapping and monitoring your Docker containers, and the easiest way to visualize your cloud-native application. Today, we’re releasing Weave Scope 0.11 with the added ability to get...

Weave Scope Gets Your Docker Containers Under Control

Weave Scope is a zero-config, drop-in solution for mapping and monitoring your Docker containers, and the easiest way to visualize your cloud-native application. Weave Scope 0.10 is out today and introduces some exciting new features:...

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,...

Weave & Cliqr: Improving Security And Portability Of Container-based Apps

Our friends over at CliQr recently blogged about integrating Weave Net with CliQr’s CloudCenter & Application-Defined Cloud Management Platform. What’s particularly interesting about this case is the portability of Weave Net,...

My Container Won't Stop On Ctrl-c, And Other Minor Tragedies

At Weaveworks, we containerise as much as possible, to simplify packaging and deployment. So, most of the time, whatever you ask our software to do will run inside a container. One day while testing, one step of network set-up got stuck,...

Docker In Light Of The Socketplane Acquisition

This week Docker announced their acquisition of Socketplane, a start-up company working on software defined networking for Docker.  In this post I shall say what I think this means for us, for the new Docker seen as a platform, and...

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...

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...