Bluemix Blog Archive

Default library change for Cloudant auto-wiring in the Liberty Buildpack.

Starting with the future release of the Liberty for Java Buildpack version 3.11 the default Library for Cloudant NoSQL Database used with auto-wiring will be the Official Cloudant Libraty for Java. The current Ektorp library will still be included in the Liberty for Java Buildpack, however, a configuration setting must be changed to use it.

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

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.

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Busting three VMware security myths about migration to the cloud

This blog addresses some common misconceptions about the security of workloads in IBM Bluemix’s dedicated private cloud infrastructure and clears up the myths surrounding VMware security in the cloud.

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Making the case for VMware migration to the cloud

It is human nature to misjudge the cost of change if it offers an escape from our current problems. Today's IT leaders face this challenge as they consider the cost and complexity of VMware migration from on-premises IT to a cloud-based infrastructure. The significant costs of on-premises IT are clear, but the costs of the cloud are not so clear to businesses that are just entering this space.

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Watson Learns to “See” Food: Introducing the Watson Visual Recognition food model

Introducing the IBM Watson Visual Recognition food model which provides enhanced specificity and accuracy for food items based on over 2,000 food-specific tags.

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Who’s speaking? : Speaker Diarization with Watson Speech-to-Text API

Distinguishing between two speakers in a conversation is pretty difficult especially when you are hearing them virtually or for the first-time. Same can be the case when multiple voices interact with AI/Cognitive systems, virtual assistants, and home assistants like Alexa or Google Home. To overcome this, Watson’s Speech To Text API has been enhanced to support real-time speaker diarization.

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2.2 Deploy and scale a kubernetes chat app on IBM Bluemix

In the previous BlueChatter post, we looked at deploying and scaling a Node.js chat app using Cloud Foundry and Docker Container approach. In this post, we will look at how to deploy, scale and manage a Kubernetes application. We will reuse the same BlueChatter node.js application for this example.

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Four Things Everyone Should Know about Apache OpenWhisk on Bluemix

For the past year, one of the hottest topics in development has been serverless architecture and all that it enables. The buzz is centered around the many benefits this programming model brings to applications in the cloud. At every technology conference you attend today, people want to know: What’s happening with serverless and how can I take advantage?

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Prevent ransomware attacks with blockchain

This weekend saw a large scale 'ransomware' attack. It affected among other institutions, the National Health Service in the UK. Patient treatment was delayed and new born babies had to stay at hospitals a little longer than they should, because their identity couldn't be registered. This made me wonder if health records stored in blockchain could been used to prevent ransomware attacks.

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