Compute Services

VIDEO – Kubernetes vs. Docker: It’s Not an Either/Or Question

Although a common misconception, Kubernetes and Docker are not opposing technologies—they actually complement one another. Moving to scale with Docker alone poses many challenges; Kubernetes tackles those challenges that emerge with large Docker-based deployments.

VMware

New Builders Podcast Ep. 43: From 3 Months to 8 Hours—The Evolution of VM Deployment

New Builders Podcast Episode 43: VMworld and VMware with Simon Kofkin-Hansen. The New Builders Podcast is back! We're now a part of the New Builders Initiative on the IBM Cloud Blog, and we're going to continue to bring you interesting guests and deep dives into fascinating topics in the cloud world.

Compute Services

Docker Swarm vs. Kubernetes: A Comparison

When considering the debate of Docker Swarm vs. Kubernetes, it might seem like a foregone conclusion to many that Kubernetes is the right choice for workload orchestration. Let's take a moment, however, to explore the similarities and differences between these two preeminent container orchestrators and see how they fit into the cloud deployment and management world.
October 16, 2018

Watson Office Hours Special Event

Come join IBM specialists to receive 1:1 guidance and have questions answered about how to build with IBM Watson services in this Special Office Hours Event on October 29, 2018, at 1:00pm GMT/3:00pm Eastern European time.

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October 16, 2018

IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service: Deployment Patterns for Maximizing Throughput and Availability

With the upcoming release of Kubernetes version 1.12 on IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service, we are releasing the new IKS LoadBalancer 2.0 for public beta so that customers may test. This article discusses the capabilities of this LoadBalancer service and a few deployment patterns around it, providing examples along the way.

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October 16, 2018

Helping Simplify HPC Workloads with HPCaaS from Rescale on IBM Cloud

HPC-as-a-Service with Rescale is a new IBM Cloud solution designed to simplify and streamline the many steps required for HPC workloads, including infrastructure deployment, data input, workflow management, and accessing results. Using this service, clients can rapidly execute their HPC jobs on IBM Cloud with their choice of application, compute type, and number of compute nodes.

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October 16, 2018

Serverless Data and Analytics

IBM Cloud has a really compelling portfolio of relevant serverless services that makes it a prime player in delivering a serverless data and analytics platform. All of these services have special mutual integration and optimization points.

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October 15, 2018

A Quick Guide to Redis Lua Scripting

In this post, we'll introduce Lua scripting for Redis, making sure that all the commands work with IBM Cloud Databases for Redis.

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October 15, 2018

Add Custom Domain and TLS Certificate to Your Secure Cloud App

Secure your cloud app end to end. Use a custom domain with TLS certificate for apps deployed on IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service.

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October 12, 2018

Querying the IBM Cloud Databases API from the Command Line

Querying APIs can look like a lot of complex and hard work at times. Sometimes the best way to explain things is to show, and in this article, we're going to show the process of querying the API of the just-launched IBM Cloud Databases.

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October 12, 2018

Cloud Functions Package Design and Best Practices

Whether they're JARs, libs, Gems, or modules, successful programming languages provide an ability to share and re-use code. IBM Cloud Functions is no different—it enables developer productivity through installable packages. But what makes a good package?

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October 11, 2018

Java Microservices with MicroProfile – Rest Client and JSON-B

To help us effectively implement REST, powerful languages like Java provide a vast library of convenient tools to use. Today's blog will highlight two features, MicroProfile's Rest Client 1.0 and JSON-B, and how to build them into your Java EE microservice application to help you achieve the benefits of cloud-based application performance, scalability, and simplicity. 

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