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Weave creates a virtual network that connects Docker containers deployed across multiple hosts.
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What is Weave?

Weave can traverse firewalls and operate in partially connected networks. Traffic can be encrypted, allowing hosts to be connected across an untrusted network. With weave you can easily construct applications consisting of multiple containers, running anywhere.
Weave is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
Weave is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Weave's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Weave?

14 companies reportedly use Weave in their tech stacks, including Microservice Platform, D2C, and Excursiopedia.

35 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Weave.

Weave Integrations

Docker, Amazon EKS, boot2docker, Cloud 66, and Kontena are some of the popular tools that integrate with Weave. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Weave.
Pros of Weave
Easy setup
Seamlessly with mesos/marathon
Seamless integration with application layer

Weave's Features

  • Virtual Ethernet Switch
  • Application isolation
  • Security
  • Host network integration
  • Service export
  • Service import
  • Multi-cloud networking
  • Multi-hop routing
  • Dynamic topologies
  • Container mobility
  • Fault tolerance

Weave Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Weave?
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Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
Docker Compose
With Compose, you define a multi-container application in a single file, then spin your application up in a single command which does everything that needs to be done to get it running.
Rancher is an open source container management platform that includes full distributions of Kubernetes, Apache Mesos and Docker Swarm, and makes it simple to operate container clusters on any cloud or infrastructure platform.
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Weave's Followers
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