Bluemix Blog Archive

Bringing Best Practices and Code Examples to Bluemix

Bluemix users have been starving for guidance for what to build on cloud and how they should be building it. Today, Bluemix does a good job of getting developers started with prototypes and experiments. Our goal now is to help users transition to complex applications by understanding how to build for production and how to support applications at scale

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8 Ways to be Serverless and Event-Driven at InterConnect 2017

Serverless, and based on the Apache OpenWhisk open source project, IBM Buemix OpenWhisk is a programming platform as a service with packaged access to 160+ cognitive and other cloud services. OpenWhisk scalably executes code in runtime containers in response to configurable events, through direct invocation, and without the need to manage infrastructure.

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Five Must-See IBM Bluemix Garage Sessions at IBM InterConnect

We know there are tons of sessions to pick from at InterConnect 2017. To help narrow down your choices, we've created five must-see, can't-miss, once-in-a-lifetime InterConnect sessions from the IBM Bluemix Garage.

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Continuously deliver to a Docker container

By now, you probably know that you can use toolchains to develop and continuously deploy apps to IBM® Bluemix®. But did you know that you can also use toolchains to deploy and continuously deliver apps to Docker containers on Bluemix? Try it today by following the "Create and use a simple container toolchain" tutorial on the IBM Bluemix Garage Method website.

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Zach’s List of Top OpenStack Sessions at InterConnect 2017

InterConnect boasts countless sessions on open source. Whether you’re just beginning to entertain cloud solutions, or you’re a seasoned veteran of the market, check out my list of awesome OpenStack sessions. Listen first-hand from those who built OpenStack, run it, and use it.

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Tooling changes in the ASP.NET Core buildpack

We will be removing older runtimes and SDKs from the buildpack which are no longer supported by Microsoft. The runtime versions which will be removed are .NET Core 1.0.0 and .NET Core 1.0.1, and the SDK version that will be removed are 1.0.0-preview2-003131 and 1.0.0-preview3-004056.

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InterConnect session spotlight: Pitney Bowes’ Location Intelligence

This blog article is a summary of Pitney Bowes' InterConnect 2017 speaking session. "Mobile, Millenials and the Breakdown of Brands" is on Thursday, March 22nd beginning at 9:30am.

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Query many data sources as one: IBM Queryplex for data analytics

Queryplex runs advanced analytics (SQL, Python, R, PySpark, etc) across many devices and data sources as though they are a single consolidated data repository. The technology can be used to erase data silos of multiple databases (e.g. Oracle, DB2, PostgreSQL, Netezza), or compute analytics across tens of thousands of distributed Internet of Things devices where data may be stored in smaller repositories (text files, Excel spreadsheets, Informix, MySQL). Queryplex let's you query many data sources at once with a single statement, whether they are large repositories, small devices, or any combination of them.

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11 Ways to go cloud native with microservices and containers @ Interconnect 2017

Think of a microservice within a cloud native application as similar to a Linux process: it’s designed to do one thing very well, runs only when and as long as needed, and often combines with others to work together on data. Since microservices run in containers, how a cloud platform manages relationships and resources among containers running the components of the overall application most definitely effects performance. Get microservices and containers right with Bluemix clients and experts in these sessions.

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