Bluemix Blog Archive

Cloudant available on dedicated environments and with an improved SLA in Bluemix Public

The IBM Cloudant team is happy to announce two big changes to the Cloudant offering available on Bluemix Public. First, the ability to provision Cloudant instances on a dedicated environment is now live via the Dedicated Hardware plan in the catalog. This is in addition to the provisioned throughput capacity based Lite and Standard plans that have been available since September last year. With the introduction of the Dedicated Hardware plan, the full complement of Cloudant offerings is now available on Bluemix Public. Second, all Cloudant Standard plan instances now come with a 99.95% SLA. Let's dive a bit more into what's new!

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What’s included in the Bluemix CLI Developer Plug-in version 0.1.12

The bx dev create command now supports use without a Bluemix account. This unauthenticated use provides access to code templates as with the authenticated use of the command. What is different, is that an unauthenticated user will not be able to add services to the code template that is downloaded.

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Kubernetes and IBM Bluemix: How to deploy, manage, and secure your container-based workloads – Part 3

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 finish looking at the network details behind the communication between your container-based workloads in Kubernetes.

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IBM dashDB for Transactions and DB2 on Cloud are being renamed

We're making a few changes to the names of our offerings. As a result, we’re making changes to the Service Descriptions. This will go into effect on June 20th.

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Data Science Experience is now available in London

Data Science Experience IBM As IBM continues to expand its global cloud data center footprint this year, the Data Science Experience (DSX) team has made it possible for enterprise customers to run their data science and machine learning workloads in different geographic regions. Now Data Science Experience (DSX) is available through IBM's London data center.

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WEBCAST: Automate Compliance Controls and Ensure Data Security with IBM Cloud Secure Virtualization

Join subject matter experts from IBM, Intel and HyTrust as they discuss IBM Cloud Secure Virtualization - a first-to-market, integrated, cloud-based solution focused on helping clients secure data and streamline compliance mandates

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Developer Day Events: Building Analytics Solutions

Coming soon to a city near you: Watson Data Platform Developer Days

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Watson Developer Cloud: Disabling 3DES Cipher Suites

The support for 3DES cipher suites in TLS connections made to Watson Developer Cloud services is being disabled on July 24, 2017 to eliminate a vulnerability.

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Integrate Jenkins with your toolchain to send job notifications, track code deployments

With toolchains in IBM Bluemix Continuous Delivery, you can integrate your Jenkins server to deploy your applications to Bluemix, but also benefit from this integration to send job notifications to other tools, such as Slack or PagerDuty, as well as track code deployments through tags, labels, and comments in your Git repository. This post will show you how to set it up.

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