Bluemix Blog Archive

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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Kubernetes and Service Policies

While working with a client a few weeks ago, we defined a process and organizational governance model for managing Kubernetes clusters in a Bluemix PaaS environment. This blog will outline these best practices to deploy Kubernetes clusters in your environment and the importance of leveraging service policies.

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Security? Languages? Regions? Get it all with Watson Discovery and NLU

We have made several recent advances with two of our key Watson services - Watson Discovery and Watson Natural Language Understanding (NLU) to help users expand their footprint with Watson around the globe.

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Introducing IBM Cloud IAM Service IDs and API Keys

IBM Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM) enables you to securely authenticate users and control access to all cloud resources consistently on the IBM Bluemix Platform. Starting in September 2017, you can authenticate your applications or services by using service IDs.

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IBM Bluemix Cloud Foundry Docker Applications

If you were a company that delivered packages all over the world, and you needed a reliable and accurate system to figure out where all those deliveries needed to go, you'd very likely write an application like Logistics Wizard on the IBM Bluemix Cloud Platform.

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Build Cloud Apps In 5 Minutes

Would you like to use AppID or Cloudant in the new application? Simply click “add service” to sort through the catalog and add that service to your app.

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How to build an investment management chatbot

Chatbots, as a means of customer interaction, are taking the financial sphere by storm as more bots are launched weekly. Established financial institutions, mostly in the retail-banking sector, investment management and wealth management sectors, are jumping on the bandwagon and experimenting with bots. Financial institutions have embraced this trend and experts predict that, within five years, bots will replace conventional online interfaces such as websites or mobile apps.

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Introducing Serverless Composition for IBM Cloud Functions

Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) bring to the cloud a set of properties that are central to the serverless computing promise: little to no concern about infrastructure operations, auto provisioning and auto scaling, and pay-per-use with zero cost for idle time. While these benefits are driving the growth of FaaS, developers are quickly realizing they need a better programming […]

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