What's New

Docker EE Comes to the IBM Cloud

Today, IBM and Docker announced plans to deliver Docker for IBM Cloud a joint solution offering from IBM and Docker Inc. available as a beta in 4Q 2017.

Compute Infrastructure

IBM brings the power of cloud behind the enterprise firewall

We're excited to announce the release of IBM Cloud private, a new way to deliver and run your elastic workloads in your own trusted data centers.

How-tos

How to sharpen Watson Visual Recognition results with simple preprocessing

The IBM Watson Visual Recognition service can obviously tag images for content, recognize faces, and find similar images, but that’s not all it can do. If the condition you want to identify is only within a smaller region of a larger image, the entire image might not be classified with high enough confidence and a positive result could be missed. This post shows you how you can improve Watson Visual Recognition's ability to detect finer details.

Drowning in data sources: How data cataloging could fix your findability problems

We’ve all heard horror stories about companies that didn’t read the market effectively. Global book retailers who sleepwalked through the onset of the e-reader era. Mobile giants who were wrong-footed by the smartphone revolution. Brick-and-mortar video stores that ignored the onset of mail-order rentals, and later of on-demand streaming technology.

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IBM Watson IoT for Automotive Experimental Bluemix service will be withdrawing

Thank you for using IBM IoT for Automotive Experimental Bluemix service. We’d like to inform you that we are retiring the IBM IoT for Automotive Experimental Bluemix service on 10/18/2017.

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Take control of your app feature rollout and measure the effectiveness using Bluemix App Launch service

Have you wondered why rolling out features in your app is so difficult and time-consuming with very little or no feedback on how the newly released feature is performing? I bet you have. Well, you have an answer now – introducing Bluemix App Launch Service. Refer to the announcement

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IBM Cloud Activity Tracker – go live with new features

Starting today, IBM Cloud Activity Tracker is generally available with new service plans in the US South region. IBM Cloud Activity Tracker allows you to view, manage, and audit cloud activity events in the IBM Cloud. The service can be found under the Security and DevOps sections of the Bluemix catalog.

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Building financial insight starts with WealthEngine

The WealthEngine API lets you look up the net worth and financial capacity of almost anyone in the United States, in real time, giving you insight into the wallet share of clients and prospects. Simple to use, it's a restful API that returns JSON.

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Get the new Micron 5100 SATA SSD storage to accelerate and secure your cloud workloads

We've got three new models of the Micron 5100 series of SSD storage for IBM Cloud bare metal servers. Available in 960GB, 1.9TB, and 3.8TB capacities, you now have an even wider range of storage options.

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Announcing “App Launch” Experimental Service on Bluemix

Ability to deliver innovations quickly and continuously to mobile applications in order to differentiate and stay ahead of competition is a key requirement in today's fast changing world.

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Microservices: 5 Principles of Management

The benefits of a microservices architecture come with a price. The service management solution must deal with the architecture’s inherent dynamics, dependencies, and complexities to ensure that the application is available and performing. Ignoring these considerations could result in the microservice-based applications might behave worse than a monolithic application that was built in the traditional fashion. The principles of managing microservices explained in this post will help you avoid these pitfalls.

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