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June 29, 2016

Container networking with no overlay on AWS VPC!

Last week we announced a new option for users who run their container infrastructure entirely within Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). Weave Net now allows you to connect Docker containers directly to AWS VPC...

November 13, 2015

Weave Networking Performance with the New Fast Data Path

Weave Net 1.2 delivers performance close to standard networking on today’s common x86 servers thanks to “fast data path”, a feature we previewed a few months ago. We’ll be doing additional testing on servers with newer 10G network...

June 12, 2015

Testing Docker Multi-Host Network Performance with Weave fast datapath

This post introduces performance improvements to Weave Net, our Docker network. We sometimes get feedback about Weave Net expressing concerns about its performance impact. Specifically, the concern is that because it uses pcap to implement...