Bluemix Blog Archive

March 13, 2017

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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March 13, 2017

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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March 12, 2017

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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March 9, 2017

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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March 9, 2017

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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March 8, 2017

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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March 8, 2017

DevOps and cloud transformation with IBM Garage Method at InterConnect 2017

At InterConnect 2017, several sessions explain how the IBM Cloud Garage Method enables transformation by incorporating design thinking, Lean, agile, and DevOps practices. Teams follow the practices while they learn new technologies, such as Cognitive and Internet of Things (IoT). They can start deploying to the cloud in minutes and continue to iterate capabilities while they follow reference architectures to meet enterprise scale. Toolchains enable this process, while integrated tools support the team

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March 8, 2017

Add Decision Automation to your node-RED flows in 20 minutes

This blog article will show how quickly (20 minutes or less) a knowledge base application can be developed and deployed into a node-RED flow for the purpose of making decisions/outcomes on live IOT data. First, you'll learn how to find, launch and use the Decision Automation for node-RED on Bluemix.

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March 8, 2017

A Chatbot with Watson Speech-To-Text and Mobile Analytics

This post guides you on how to integrate Watson Speech-to-Text and Mobile Analytics into an Android native app. Speech-to-Text and Mobile Analytics are available as services on IBM Cloud i.e.., Bluemix. You will be integrating the services available on Bluemix into our existing chatbot using Watson Developer Android SDK and Mobile Analytics client SDK with minimum lines of code.

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