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August 03, 2015

Weave and rkt

Weave works straight-forwardly with CoreOS’s rkt. In part this is because rkt‘s networking model is uncomplicated; and in part it’s because Weave uses standard bits of Linux networking, so it doesn’t need any special treatment. Here’s how...

March 11, 2015

Weaving Kubernetes on Azure

As I said in my previous post, Weave is a very portable networking enabler for Kubernetes. To take this further, we have worked closely with the Microsoft and CoreOS teams to ensure a complete solution is available for Kubernetes on Azure....

February 19, 2015

Networking Spark Cluster on Docker with Weave

In this guide, I will show you how easy it is to deploy a Spark cluster using Docker and Weave, running on CoreOS. Apache Spark is a fast and general-purpose cluster computing system. It provides high-level APIs in Java, Scala and Python,...

January 28, 2015

Weave and Microsoft Azure

We are very grateful to Patrick Chanezon for creating this tutorial explaining how to run weave and weavedns on Azure! — alexis

January 20, 2015

Elasticsearch, Weave and Docker

This guide will demonstrate how to deploy an Elasticsearch cluster on Weave as well as a JavaScript microservice application for it. There are a few major advantages of using Weave for Elasticsearch. Firstly, you will gain Zen discovery...

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...

December 03, 2014

Using Weave Network for Big Data: ElasticSearch & Apache Spark

As part of our continuing effort demonstrating how weave overlay networking makes deploying complex distribute software stacks simpler, I decided to pick a couple of very hot open-source projects and show something people commonly do:...

November 25, 2014

What We Do! (Via some slides from

Today I spoke at – an extremely interesting event as it turned out.  Lots of great speakers, on top form, including no less than three on userland networking.  I spoke about the bigger picture, with reference...

October 28, 2014

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...