IBM Streaming Analytics for IBM Cloud is an advanced analytic platform allowing user-developed applications to quickly ingest, analyze, and correlate information as it arrives from a wide variety of real-time data sources. Analysis of structured and unstructured streaming data like text, video, audio, geospatial, and sensor data helps organizations spot opportunities and risks to make decisions in near real-time.
Feature changes in the United Kingdom
With the availability of the more advanced container plans in all current Streams regions, the virtual machine-based plans in the United Kingdom have been deprecated already. As of End of Marketing on December 11, 2018, users were no longer be able to create new instances using virtual machine (VM) plans. Existing instances continue to run.
This notice is to announce the End of Service for existing instances of Streaming Analytics under the virtual machine-based plans in the United Kingdom. Users must begin the process of migrating applications to the new container plans immediately.
End-of-service date of UK-based VM instances: October 17, 2019
Container plans provide a broader choice of regions for deployment, improved capabilities, and identical pricing to VM plans. A trial plan for containers is also available in all regions. In addition to this, container plan instances will experience a lower level of planned outages as functional and maintenance updates are applied.
Getting started with IBM Streaming Analytics
To get started with services in any region, follow these steps: