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May 07, 2017

Why use remote disk volumes?

I was browsing Twitter, and came across a question from Kelly Sommers, @kellabyte: OK, so that’s a good question. You can put a really fast SSD on a really fast bus inside your server box; why would you do anything different? Well, let’s...

June 22, 2015

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...

April 23, 2015

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...

March 05, 2015

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...

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...

November 24, 2014

Using Puppet, Weave and Docker in Production

Today on the Weave Blog, we welcome Hugh Esco back for another guest post.  About six weeks ago, Hugh wrote about migrating his applications to a new data centre using Docker and Weave.  As part of that work, Hugh wrote a Puppet...

November 17, 2014

Screencast: Hello, Weave!

If you haven’t tried Weave yet, make sure to checkout our latest screencast which shows how easy it is to use! Do make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel, so you won’t miss more videos from us.

November 13, 2014

Life and Docker Networking

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” In this post, we’ll take a break from talking about Weave and instead have a look around at the emerging set of proposals for Docker...