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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,...

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 09, 2014

Running Java Applications in Docker Containers

Introduction In this post I would like to describe my approach to running Java applications in Docker containers. The key takeaway is that by reducing the base image, one wins a solid foundation, uncluttered of miscellaneous and...

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:...

December 03, 2014

Announcing Weaveworks and Our Series A Funding

I am very proud to announce that today we have become Weaveworks Inc. and have completed a $5M Series A investment led by Accel Partners.  The press release is here – have a look to find out more about what we plan to deliver....

November 03, 2014

Using Weave and Docker to Enable a Visi Spark cluster

Thank-you very much to Dave Pollak for offering this guest post, cross-posted and thus also available on his blog. You have probably come across Dave’s work before – he is among other things the founder of the Scale web framework...