Garage

The importance of fun in the workplace

One of the key elements of the Cloud Garage Method is Culture. That single word encompasses a whole range of practices about how we manage our projects, and how we interact with our stakeholders and each other. One of my favorite parts of the Cloud Garage culture is the fact that it includes a fun work environment.

Compute Infrastructure

Accelerate and streamline AI and HPC workloads with new NVIDIA GPUs on IBM Cloud

Starting today, you can equip individual IBM Cloud bare metal servers with up to two NVIDIA Tesla V100 PCIe GPU accelerators — NVIDIA’s latest, fastest and most advanced GPU architecture. The combination of IBM high-speed network connectivity and bare metal servers with the Tesla V100 GPUs provides the performance and speed that enterprises need. That means AI models that once needed weeks of computing resources can now be trained in just a few hours.

Community

VMware HCX on IBM Cloud (aka “space age IT”) – now available!

“It’s insane” “It shouldn’t work, but it does” “This is really cool space age kind of IT” “HCX was the best answer by far” Earlier this week, a colleague in IBM’s Global Business Services group who is working with a large client in the industrial sector said these things regarding his recent experience with a […]

Getting Started with Django on IBM Cloud

We just released a new starter kit on IBM Cloud App Service that makes it easy to get started on a production-ready Django app. IBM Cloud App Service helps developers build cloud native applications by generating pre-configured, production-ready starters. This post will teach you how to create the new Django starter. Django is a python web framework that follows the Model View Controller architectural pattern that emphasizes reusability and rapid development for complex, data driven websites. In this tutorial, we will go over how to create, build, run, and deploy a Django Web Basic starter.

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Build a voice-enabled Android Chatbot

This post is an excerpt from our recent solution tutorial with step-by-step instructions showing how easy it is to quickly create a voice-enabled Android-native chatbot with Watson Assistant, Text to Speech, Speech to Text and mobile analytics services on IBM Cloud.

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Go from scratch to a scalable web app on Kubernetes

As a developer, you just want to focus most of your time writing code. Then, without too much hassle, you want to deploy your application and have it run as consistently on a cloud as it does locally. You would rather not spend hours reading Kubernetes documentation on writing yaml deployment files. You don’t want to create Helm […]

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Digital Analytics powered by Watson and the IBM Cloud

Anyone who has walked alongside the pristine fairways and blooming azaleas at Augusta National in early April will tell you the Masters Tournament is unlike any other event in professional sports. The mission of the Masters Digital team is to share this unique experience with the millions of golf fans who are not able to attend. Enabled by IBM as the official IT partner, the team brings new features each year to its digital platforms in hopes of delighting golf fans around the world.

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Log Analysis just got easier for serverless apps

In serverless applications, functions are small and need to execute in less amount of time in a stateless environment. Logging then becomes a challenge for DevOps to do Root Cause Analysis (RCA) or get insights about the behavior of their applications. One logging approach is to add code to your functions to send logs to an external API, which can be a […]

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IBM Cloud Foundry Enterprise Environment (Experimental)

We're delighted to be working on a new offering in the IBM Cloud Foundry compute, called the Cloud Foundry Enterprise Environment. This offering provides a version of Cloud Foundry deployed into a customer's IBM Cloud account in any of our worldwide regions.

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Combine organizational transformation and IBM Cloud infrastructure for a successful AI journey

With our recent cloud infrastructure and Deep-Learning-as-a-Service (DLaaS) announcements, IBM Cloud is a key contributor to the push towards AI. We’ve delivered a comprehensive suite of AI tools, high performance bare metal servers, and NVIDIA® GPUs that enables companies of all sizes to analyze complex unstructured data faster, more thoroughly and accurately, and at a far less cost than ever before.

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Bringing Continuous Delivery with Codefresh to Kubernetes on IBM Cloud

This post was co-authored with Dan Garfield, VP of Marketing at Codefresh and Full-Stack Developer.  We’re excited to partner with Codefresh and validate their technology on IBM Cloud, providing both customers sets with a consistent user experience and tool set. As a certified Kubernetes provider, IBM is one of the leaders in hosted and managed […]

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