Bluemix Blog Archive

May 31, 2017

Roland Garros 2017: Bluemix and Watson Analytics

On Sunday, May 28th Roland Garros (French Open) opened its gates to the latest running of the tournament. As one of the four Grand Slam events in Tennis, there is a keen focus on ensuring the event runs smoothly and provides fans with the experience and insights they would want from such a prestigious event. This year IBM has provided a solution using Watson Analytics to help the content team understand and review key web metrics to help guide decision making throughout the event.

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May 31, 2017

Saving dogs with Watson Visual Recognition and PubNub BLOCKS

There are many occasions where visual content delivers more engaging and enriching experiences than the typical data-driven approach. Using IBM Watson Visual Recognition service, you can analyze and extract objects from images to gather quantitative data. In this tutorial, you’ll leverage Watson Visual Recognition to build a worldwide campaign to experience the power of visually-driven data stories. The tutorial will show you how to leverage the IBM Watson Visual Recognition capabilities to build an interactive, image-driven storyline.

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May 31, 2017

Data Science Experience now available through Bluemix

Data Science Experience will be available as part of the Bluemix Catalog or through your Bluemix Subscription plan as of May 31, 2017.

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May 31, 2017

Announcing the Predictive Market Scenarios experimental service

We’re expanding our investment management offerings today to offer the capability to address some key questions with the Predictive Market Scenario service.

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May 31, 2017

Fresh updates to VMware vCenter Server on IBM Cloud

IBM and VMware have partnered to make it easier and faster for IT organizations to adopt a hybrid approach and extend their on-premises into the cloud. VMware vCenter Server on IBM Cloud (vCS) is a hosted private cloud that helps IT teams increase speed while maintaining control and minimizing risk.

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May 31, 2017

How to configure Bluemix Web Push Notifications

Push Notifications, available as part of the Bluemix Catalog, allows you to send and manage both mobile and web push notifications. In this tutorial, we will be focusing specifically on how to configure Web (Chrome, Firefox & Safari) Push Notifications.

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May 30, 2017

IBM Watson Speech to Text API – Pricing Updates

IBM Watson Speech to Text Service has been Generally Available since July 2015 and since launching, we have received great feedback that we used to improve our service. Two major pieces of feedback that we consistently received were that "The Narrowband model usage is too costly" and "If I am using the service for convert huge volume of speech to text, can I get a discount"? We heard this feedback and are excited to announce two major changes to the pricing of the service that will help reduce the cost for our developers.

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May 30, 2017

How to scale my microservice with Cloud Foundry, Containers and OpenWhisk?

As your app gets more users and traffic how do you scale its components to handle the additional load?

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May 30, 2017

Kubernetes and IBM Bluemix: How to deploy, manage, and secure your container-based workloads – Part 2

IBM Bluemix Container Service is based on Kubernetes and runs on top of IBM Bluemix Infrastructure; it automates the full end-to-end installation of Kubernetes through the Bluemix portal. This series of posts will explain what infrastructure components are involved, how to connect it to your existing workloads and data sources, and how to secure it. In this entry, we look at the network details more closely to better understand how your container-based workloads communicate between each other in Kubernetes.

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