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 5.8K GitHub stars and 563 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Weave's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Weave?
15 companies reportedly use Weave in their tech stacks, including Excursiopedia, Tutum, and Microservice Platform.
25 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Weave.
Docker, boot2docker, DCHQ, Kontena, and Cloud 66 are some of the popular tools that integrate with Weave. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Weave.
Why developers like Weave?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Weave
- Virtual Ethernet Switch
- Application isolation
- 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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