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,...

Bridge Over Troubled Weavers

When we originally shipped Weave Net, there were a couple of things that people looked for extra help with: giving each container a unique IP address running containers using the Docker CLI or remote API, not via our weave script...

How Capgemini Apollo Uses Weave

This is a guest blog post by Graham Taylor, Senior Engineer, Capgemini. Graham’s team have created a PaaS, called Apollo.  This aims to be a complete platform for modern ‘cloud native’ applications. Apollo uses Mesos,...

Docker Open Container Project - Please Make It Awesome

I’m live-blogging this from the DockerCon opening keynote in San Francisco.  Docker has announced that it will create the Open Container Project under the Linux Foundation. This is based on news that is breaking in...

Weave As A Docker Network Plugin

The Weave plugin gives you a closer integration with Docker: docker inspect --format=’{{.NetworkSettings.IPAddress}}’ $WOVEN_CONTAINER A while ago I reported on a proof of concept that made Weave act as a Docker extension. Much of the...

Multi-host Docker Deployment With Swarm And Compose Using Weave 0.11

This is an outdated guide, please find latest version on our website now! http://weave.works/guides/weave-and-docker-platform/index.html In this post I’d like to show how easily one can get up-and-running using Weave with all the latest...

Announcing Weave Scope: Container Visibility

Introducing Weave Scope Today we are launching the second big piece of Weave. Weave Scope automatically generates a map of your containers, enabling you to intuitively understand, monitor, and control your applications.  It is...

Another Platform Uses Weave - Now At Capgemini

Today Cap Gemini announced Apollo.  According to the project lead Graham Taylor, this is “a platform for running your next generation web services and applications”.  Using Weave, Mesos, Consul and Docker, they have created...

Using Docker Machine And Swarm With Weave 0.10

This is an outdated guide, please find latest version on our main website now! http://weave.works/guides/weave-and-docker-platform/index.html In this post I’d like to show how quickly one can get up-and-running using Weave with Docker...

Running Containers On Remote Docker Hosts With Weave 0.10

In an earlier post we peeked under the covers of Weave 0.10 to discover how it interacts with remote Docker hosts. So, for example weave launch is translated into: <br> docker run --rm -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock -v...

Weaveworks Sponsors Glider Labs To Enable More Docker Wins

A really big goal for Weaveworks is to support Docker extensions as soon as possible.  This is so that enterprise class Docker use cases like data migration and failover can be enabled, easily combining Weave with components...

Using Docker Machine With Weave 0.10

This is an outdated guide, please find latest version on our website now! http://weave.works/guides/weave-and-docker-platform/index.html In this post I’d like to show how quickly one can get up-and-running using Weave with Docker Machine....

Remote Weaving With Weave 0.10

One of the highlights of Weave 0.10 is the ability to run Weave on remote Docker hosts, in a pure container-only environment where the only access to the hosts is through the Docker Remote API. The weave script, as we know it Weave has...

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,...

More Detail On Database Migration Using Docker, Flocker And Weave

Previously we have worked with the ClusterHQ team to create demos of database migration.  These demos uses flocker for data volume replication and weave to maintain network integrity as the application changes eg during a failover...

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...

Weave Is Live At Tutum

We are very pleased to be able to report another public production case at scale!  Congratulations and thanks are due to our friends at Tutum who announced a major upgrade to their Docker cloud service yesterday. The Tutum team have...

The Microsoft Azure Ecosystem For Docker - Some Slides

This slidedeck by Patrick Chanezon talks about what Microsoft are doing with Docker.  It includes information about the Azure ecosystem and Weave’s place in it.  Worth a read as it includes many of your favourite new...

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...

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,...