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October 06, 2015

Cloud Native VMs

We have a great guest post for you today.  Everyone knows that containers are fantastic for new cloud native applications.  But what about the huge numbers of existing applications in the enterprise?  Can these also...

September 25, 2015

Deploy An Elastic High-Availability SQL Cluster with Crate and Weave

Today we would like to share another great use case of Weave Net & Run. The folks at Giant Swarm have used our product to enable ease of scaling for their customer’s database cluster which runs Crate.IO distributed SQL database....

September 15, 2015

How Kontena uses Weave Net & Run

Using container technologies, such as Docker, can be tricky to configure for large scale deployments. But with Kontena scaling and monitoring containerized applications on any cloud infrastructure is very easy to deploy and...

September 04, 2015

Weave & CliQr: Improving Security and Portability of Container-Based Apps

Our friends over at CliQr recently blogged about integrating Weave Net with CliQr’s CloudCenter & Application-Defined Cloud Management Platform. What’s particularly interesting about this case is the portability of Weave Net,...

July 07, 2015

How Enteon Uses Weave

Today we welcome Jim McBride, Chief Cloud Architect at Enteon.  In this guest post, Jim describes how Enteon use Weave to create networks that segregate access to functionality like “database access”.  This is done in a...

June 30, 2015

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,...

May 06, 2015

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...

April 24, 2015

Data Migration with Kubernetes and Flocker

Our friend Kai Davenport at ClusterHQ has just published another awesome piece, this time detailing how Weave, Flocker and Kubernetes can be used together to migrate a Redis database container between two nodes. Read the full article here!

March 25, 2015

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...

March 11, 2015

Weaving Kubernetes on Azure

As I said in my previous post, Weave is a very portable networking enabler for Kubernetes. To take this further, we have worked closely with the Microsoft and CoreOS teams to ensure a complete solution is available for Kubernetes on Azure....

March 04, 2015

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...

February 24, 2015

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...

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,...

January 28, 2015

Weave and Microsoft Azure

We are very grateful to Patrick Chanezon for creating this tutorial explaining how to run weave and weavedns on Azure! — alexis

January 20, 2015

Elasticsearch, Weave and Docker

This guide will demonstrate how to deploy an Elasticsearch cluster on Weave as well as a JavaScript microservice application for it. There are a few major advantages of using Weave for Elasticsearch. Firstly, you will gain Zen discovery...

January 07, 2015

Crate with Docker & Weave

Please welcome our guests from Crate team, they have a very exciting Big Data use-case! — Ilya Introduction Crate is a massively scalable, distributed, and highly available database that leverages the power of Lucene for lighting fast...

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 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:...

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 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...