Bluemix Blog Archive

Lessons and Tips from a Chatbot Hackathon

Recently, I was a coach at a hackathon in Germany. Students were tasked to build solutions for a given topic and the solution had to include a chatbot based on the IBM Watson Conversation service. It was impressive how broad the solutions were, what other services were integrated with a chatbot and how easy it was to build a solution using IBM Bluemix. Here are some lesson learned and resources to get you started with your own chatbot

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NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU on IBM Cloud: 2.8 times more performance than previous generation

Our IBM engineers have been performing some in-house testing and have found that the NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU cards can provide up to 2.8 times more performance than the previous generation NVIDIA Tesla K80 for certain deep learning workloads running on the IBM Cloud.

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Chat bots powered by Watson at Twilio Signal

Is it May? Then is must be Twilio time! For the third year, IBM is a top sponsor of the Twilio Signal conference. This year's event, to be held at Pier 27 in San Francisco, promises to be another banner event for IBM and Twilio. If you haven't been to a Signal event, there's still time to register. It is a great event for developers!

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Tick Tock – Migrating from Stormpath to Passport on Bluemix

If you’re an IBM Bluemix customer and are currently using the Stormpath API for login or authorization, this information is particularly important for you. If you’re not a Stormpath client, it is still important for you to read and share with anyone using Stormpath.

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What the heck does this code do? Find out before you refactor

A common problem for developers is being able to work effectively with and understand large code bases. This problem can affect everyone on a team, whether you're new or experienced. It’s hard to know every line, and everyone needs to find their way around the code base.

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Update to IBM Cloud Garage Method Field Guide

We've updated the Garage Method site and our high-level overview of the IBM Cloud Garage Method. Learn about the Garage Method’s practices, toolchains and architectures that will transform your the entire product lifecycle.

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My microservice has crashed, now what?

Although you have been very cautious about protecting your code against failures, it happened, it crashed. Now what? How does the platform help you keep your service available?

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Practical Advice: Key decisions when building Microservices apps in Java with Kubernetes

Based on our experience developing a sample storefront application as part of the IBM Garage Method Reference Architecture for Microservices, this post summarizes key design decisions to consider as part of a Kubernetes-based deployment and offers our recommendations.

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Join IBM Bluemix at NVIDIA GTC

Next week we’ll be heading out to Silicon Valley and setting up at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference. This event will showcase all things GPU related including how GPUs are transforming the computing industry by enhancing deep learning, AI, big data analytics, virtual reality, and much more. The availability of GPUs in the cloud, and most […]

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