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Wednesday, November 20 • 5:20pm - 5:55pm
Open Source Weave Ignite - The GitOps VM - Mark Emeis, Weaveworks

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Weave Ignite is a new open source tool that combines Firecracker microVMs with OCI images, containerd and CNI to unify containers and VMs. It integrates with Kubernetes and GitOps operators so it can be managed declaratively like Kubernetes itself and Terraform.

Ignite is fast and secure because of Firecracker, AWS’ oss KVM implementation that is optimised for speed, low resource consumption, high security, and isolation. With Ignite, users can:
*Launch and manage entire “app ready” stacks from Git
*Run legacy or special apps in lightweight VMs (eg for multi-tenancy)
*Run a cloud of VMs ‘anywhere’ using Kubernetes for orchestration, Ignite for virtualization, GitOps for management, and supporting cloud native tools and APIs.

Ignite contributor Mark Emeis will share why Kubernetes SIG Lead and Weaveworks DX Engineer, Lucas Käldström, created Ignite, how it works, and how to get started.

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Mark Emeis

Engineering Manager, Weaveworks
Mark has nearly 30 years of experience in the software industry. He has written software at all layers of the software stack, in numerous languages, from direct to consumer to enterprise software products. He leads the development for the WKP project at Weaveworks and is a member... Read More →



Wednesday November 20, 2019 5:20pm - 5:55pm
Room 6E - San Diego Convention Center Upper Level