Migrate Mobile Foundation containers to Kubernetes clusters

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If you are a Mobile Foundation user and use your on premise license to deploy Mobile Foundation server on the single containers or container groups, you must migrate to the new containers based on Kubernetes clusters.

So what changed?

In May 2017, the Bluemix container team announced availability of Kubernetes on IBM Bluemix Container Service. When you use a Kubernetes cluster, you can realise  several benefits including the ability to create your infrastructure according to your business requirements. With the move to Kubernetes, the older architecture single containers and container groups will be retired on Dec 5, 2017, and you must transition to the new Kubernetes-based container service.

 Which Mobile Foundation users are affected?

Mobile Foundation users who have used their on premise license to deploy Mobile Foundation on Bluemix by using the single containers or container groups are affected.

What do I need to do?

You must redeploy your Mobile Foundation server on Kubernetes clusters before the End of Support date for the old containers – Dec 5, 2017.

How do I migrate?

We have created scripts to deploy Mobile Foundation, Mobile Foundation Server, Mobile Analytics, and Application Center on Kubernetes clusters.

To migrate your existing server:

  1. Log in to Passport Advantage by using your login credentials.
  2. Search for and download the package with part number CNL77EN.  This package contains the updated deployment scripts for Kubernetes.
  3. To create a Kubernetes cluster and redeploy your server, follow the instructions in the Setting Up MobileFirst Server on IBM Bluemix Kubernetes Cluster tutorial.
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