Docker Linux Distributions That Work With Kubernetes: Linuxkit

Watch Justin Cormack speak about the ins and outs of Linuxkit. Linuxkit provides a Docker-native experience in IT infrastructures that include a variety of OS’s which are not bundled with a native version of Linux...

Demystifying Production-ready Apps On Kubernetes With Carter Morgan

The Weave Online User Group talk given by Carter Morgan defines of what a "production-ready" cloud application looks like.

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...

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.

Kubernetes Rolling Upgrades One By One

Have a semi-stateful service running on Kubernetes and want to do rolling upgrades? Tom Wilkie outlines how to make deployments upgrade one by one.

Kubecon Europe 2017: A Kubernetes Community Meeting

That’s a wrap, KubeCon Europe 2017 Another successful CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe is in the books, and we want to extend a huge thanks to everyone who visited our booth and attended our talks. We love getting the chance to chat with...

Prometheus, Configmaps And Continuous Deployment

This is the story of how we manage our Prometheus config to avoid restarting Prometheus too often, losing all our history. It is a short, up to date write up of a talk I gave at the first London Prometheus meetup. In the beginning there...

Running Consul On Kubernetes And Monitoring It With Prometheus

We run a couple of replicated Consul services for Weave Cloud: one acts as a coordinator for the distributed WebSocket router backing Scope’s terminals feature, and the other for storing the state of Cortex’s consistent hash ring. This...

Provisioning And Lifecycle Of A Production Ready Kubernetes Cluster

At Weaveworks we run Weave Cloud (our monitoring & visualization service for Cloud Native applications) on a Kubernetes cluster in AWS. In this post I’ll discuss the methods we use to provision and operate the cluster through the...

The Kubernetes Community At #kubecon

#KubeCon It was obvious from KubeCon Seattle 2016 and +CloudNative Con that the Kubernetes community is excited about what the future holds for open source containerization and network monitoring. We particularly enjoyed attending the...

Join Weaveworks At Kubecon Seattle + Cloudnativecon

KubeCon Seattle is Almost Here KubeCon Seattle is just around the corner and we hope to see you there Nov. 8-9. If you’re not familiar with KubeCon Seattle, the two-day event brings together thousands of Kubernetes technologists to hear...

Monitoring Your Kubernetes Infrastructure With Prometheus

In the last post in our series “Prometheus and Kubernetes”, Tom talked about how we use Prometheus to monitor the applications and services we deploy to Kubernetes. In this post, I want to talk about how we use Prometheus to monitor our...

Prometheus And Kubernetes: Monitoring Your Applications

In this post we discuss how to configure Prometheus to monitor your Kubernetes applications and services, and some best practices that we have developed around instrumenting your applications in a consistent fashion based on our experience...

Prometheus And Kubernetes: Deploying

In this post I discuss the various options and tradeoffs we encountered at Weaveworks when deploying Prometheus with Kubernetes to monitor Weave Cloud. This is the second post in our series on Prometheus and Kubernetes, the first being...

Prometheus And Kubernetes: A Perfect Match

At the inaugural Prometheus London meetup, I gave a talk about how Weaveworks uses Prometheus to monitor Weave Cloud, which runs on a Kubernetes cluster in AWS.  In this series of blog posts I’ll expand on some of the practices we’ve...

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...

We Have Excellent Talks And Demos For You At Kubecon London

KubeCon 2016 promises to be one of the best tech events this year. We’ll be there!  And we have some amazing talks for you to see – and people for you to meet. Friends of Weaveworks get a discount – at the end of this post, find out...

Cni For Docker Containers, With Weave & Calico

As fate would have it, a few developers from Calico and Weaveworks ran into each other at a local bar, just down from both their offices. As the beer started to flow, so did the conversation… To the fascinating subject of how to enable any...

How Weave Built A Cloud Deployment For Scope Using Kubernetes

This was originally posted on the Kubernetes blog. Earlier this year at Weaveworks we launched Weave Scope, an open source solution for visualization and monitoring of containerised apps and services. Recently we released a hosted Scope...