Bluemix Blog Archive

Accelerating Global Trade – Gliding Eagle and IBM Bluemix

The cognitive, enterprise grade cloud platform isn't just for enterprises. Startups are growing at an unprecedented rate and these same startups consume like the enterprise, build like the enterprise, and become the enterprise. Today, Gliding Eagle's global trade application runs on IBM Bluemix Virtual Servers. This allows them to reach clients across the world with global availability.

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InterConnect 2017 – Create the perfect session agenda with help from Watson

Last month, I shared my top five reasons to attend InterConnect 2017. If you’re like me, you probably browsed the session topics. Seeing almost 2000 entries, you had an “oh man!” moment. No worries! There’s a straightforward strategy for finding the best sessions you’re interested in.

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Drive DevOps transformation: Have developers own application monitoring

To learn more about the role that DevOps is playing in organizations today, IBM conducted a global study to explore DevOps adoption, usage patterns, and impact. Some key observations came out of this study that show how DevOps impacts all three pillars of software development: people, processes, and tools.

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Deploy and manage Bluemix Java applications from IntelliJ

Currently, there is no Bluemix plugin for IntelliJ, but you can do many of the deployment tasks using the powerful cf-maven-plugin. These tasks include push, start, stop, delete and scale applications as well as explore, create, bind, unbind and delete services. Best of all, it is very easy to set up.

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1.2 Deploy scalable Docker application to IBM Bluemix

In this post, get all of your common questions about deploying scalable Docker apps to the cloud with IBM Containers.

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Webinar: Customizing LoopBack by integrating modules

Register now for a LoopBack webinar hosted by an IBM expert, which will teach you the basics, plus additional functionalities.

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Building Up to OpenStack III: Xen and libvirt

Today, IBM Bluemix Private Cloud and many other OpenStack-based cloud implementations utilize KVM which has come to be nearly synonymous with qemu. In principle, however, these two types of hypervisors—qemu and Xen—are interchangeable, with certain modifications, because of libvirt. At a certain time in the market, it was unclear whether KVM or Xen would dominate as a hypervisor—rather like the battle between VHS and Beta videotape devices. Therefore, Red Hat created libvirt to hedge its bets between KVM and Xen. The ‘libvirt’ abstraction provides API bindings for the purpose of manipulating VMs. Over time, libvirt has become a well-integrated part of the OpenStack cloud model.

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Webinar Q&A: Building a hybrid cloud in the Bluemix Garage

Learn how to apply best practices to implement your own hybrid cloud IT architecture using clear, actionable examples of how enterprises have used Bluemix to meet their business challenges. CTO of Cloud Architecture and Solution Engineering Kyle Brown also explains how you can get assistance through the cloud specialists in the IBM Bluemix Garage.

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Announcing … The winners of The Future of Finance Challenge!

The Future of the Finance challenge came to a close on Jan. 23 after bringing together startups to share how they can revolutionize the financial industry. We're pleased to spotlight the winner in this post.

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