February 22, 2018
GitOps Part 4 - Application Delivery Compliance and Secure CICD
Part 4 of the GitOps blog series explains how you can make your continuous delivery pipeline more secure using 3 best practices which enables auditing and compliance. This is aimed at Kubernetes users who have adopted Continuous Integration (CI) and who want to add Continuous Deployment (CD) to their pipeline.
February 21, 2018
Keeping Helm changes consistent and reliable with Weave Flux
While Helm helps with getting applications running, you need other tooling to keep them up to date when something changes. Check out our alpha release of our Helm integration in Weave Flux. It makes sure your Helm chart releases are kept up to date with what’s in Git. You can try it out using the published repository in Github.
February 20, 2018
Promote Container Images across Environments with Weave Cloud: Deploy
Weave Cloud Deploy is a Continuous Deployment/Delivery operator for Kubernetes which makes it super easy to automate releases to a cluster - but what about multiple clusters? Weave Cloud Deploy can filter tags - by tagging each image with an environment specific prefix, it’s possible for the same image build to be automatically released to each environment in turn.
February 13, 2018
Continuous Delivery to Kubernetes for Machine Learning with Michelle Casbon (Qordoba)
See how Qordoba doubled their productivity by using Weave Cloud for Continuous Delivery to deploy machine learning models to Kubernetes.
January 31, 2018
Automating continuous delivery with Kubernetes, Google Cloud and Git
Discover how to achieve an automated continuous delivery with Kubernetes, Google Cloud Platform and Weave Cloud multiple time a day. Discover the role, observability and metric monitoring play for determining whether you’re progressing once you’ve increased your speed of deployment.
January 17, 2018
GitOps: High velocity CICD for Kubernetes
This blog post explains techniques for development teams who strive for high velocity continuous delivery using Kubernetes and Docker. When we say “high velocity” we mean that every product team can safely ship updates many times a day — deploy instantly, observe the results in real time, and use this feedback to roll forward or back. The goal is for product teams to use continuous experimentation to improve the customer experience as fast as possible.
December 07, 2017
Free tier of Weave Cloud on Google Cloud Platform
We've partnered with the Google team to create a simple set-up process that makes it easy to experience the power of Kubernetes (GKE) with Weave Cloud’s management capabilities. If you're exploring Kubernetes and want a completely integrated CI/CD pipeline with observability and monitoring then this gives you everything you need.
December 05, 2017
Storing Secure Sealed Secrets using GitOps
Sealed Secrets is a Kubernetes Custom Resource Definition Controller which allows you to store even sensitive information (aka secrets) in Git, which previously has not been an option. In addition, you can use Weave Cloud’s Deploy feature in conjunction with Sealed Secrets to create a continuous deployment pipeline where all operations are git based and where the desired state of your apps is declared in your git repos including your secrets.
November 28, 2017
Flux 1.1 release (deploy all the things!)
The Flux 1.1. release allows to automate updates to DaemonSets, StatefulSets and CronJobs in addition to Deployments. Now you can automate releases of application components in most of your infrastrcture.
November 12, 2017
DevOps: The Next Evolution - GitOps
The role of the developer has changed. Catch up on the discussion between Forrester and Weaveworks' CEO Alexis Richardson on current trends in CICD and how they’re converging with ops and monitoring.
October 10, 2017
TensorFlow, Machine Learning and Weave Cloud
This article discusses how InstaDeeps Reinforcement platform can save you time and resources through their visual approach to neural net optimization.
September 12, 2017
Continuous Delivery the Hard Way
Learn why you need Continuous Delivery and how we evolved Weave Cloud to achieve Continuous Delivery with the tools you already have, like Jenkins, Circle CI and with any container registry like DockerHub, Quay or even with a private registry.
September 07, 2017
Kubernetes and Weave Cloud: Part 1 - Configuring Continuous Delivery
Step by step instructions on how you can achieve automated continuous delivery to a Kubernetes cluster using Weave Cloud Deploy. We will cover configuring automated builds, immutable container images, deploying new container images and automating deployments.
August 30, 2017
The GitOps Pipeline - Part 2
GitOps relies on your whole system to be expressed declaratively. The GitOps pipeline model places Git at the design centre - everything upstream of deployment is anchored by Git. As a result a developer can update some code in GitHub and release into production as a pull request.
August 07, 2017
GitOps - Operations by Pull Request
Alexis Richardson is defining “GitOps” as a methodology for developer tooling to drive operations. This post discussed the use of declarative tools and best practices of configurations being code and therefore should be versions controlled.
August 02, 2017
My Slow Internet vs. Docker
Downloading and running Docker containers when you’re on the road can be challenging. Ray Tsang shows us how build a Docker host on Google Cloud with Docker Engine.
June 27, 2017
Making billions with Kubernetes and Weave Cloud: Deploying your app for the first time
The world has been patiently waiting for the launch of Stringly™, a platform for distributing highly optimized strings that is sure to disrupt the global string market. The VC checks have cleared and its time to give the people what they...
June 05, 2017
Architecture models for Continuous Delivery with Kubernetes
Luke Marsden explores different architecture models for achieving continuous delivery with Kubernetes. He will be discussing best practices such as establishing a single source of truth and utilizing efficient rollbacks without requiring new code changes to be pushed.
May 25, 2017
Continuous Delivery vs. Continuous Integration: What's the Difference?
Continuous delivery vs. continuous integration vs. continuous deployment. Do you know what the differences are? Our blog clears it up for you.
March 10, 2017
Microservices: Lessons Learned
Back in September 2016 I gave a talk at the Microservices SF meetup entitled “Microservices: Lessons Learned”. This post is a brief write up of the talk, including the video and slides. It’s much more opinionated that previous posts –...