Frederic Lavigne

June 21, 2018

Multi-region Kubernetes applications with IBM Cloud Internet Services

When building applications, one has to factor failures into the design. An application may fail because of a bug in the code. The underlying infrastructure running the application can fail, whether it is a bare metal server or a virtual machine. The network connectivity can fail intermittently. A datacenter may lose power and the backup generator may not start either. That's already a lot of risks to cover and to protect from.

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April 10, 2018

Plan, create and update deployment environments with IBM Cloud CLI and Terraform

Developers do not like to write the same thing twice. The DRY principle is one example of this. Similarly they don't like having to go through tons of clicks in a user interface to setup an environment. Consequently shell scripts have been long used by system administrators and developers to automate repetitive, error-prone and uninteresting tasks.

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April 3, 2018

Store Terraform states in Cloud Object Storage

Terraform uses its state file to compute its plans when you want apply an update to your infrastructure. It is essential to Terraform operations. Lose the state file and you lose Terraform's knowledge about your infrastructure.

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March 13, 2018

How to organize users, teams and applications in IBM Cloud

Learn how to organize your project with multiple deployment environments

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December 2, 2017

Secure your mobile serverless backend with App ID

Learn how to implement user authentication and application logic with App ID and Cloud Functions in IBM Cloud.

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November 8, 2017

New tutorials to get you started with the IBM Cloud

Looking to build your next project on the IBM Cloud and not sure where to start?

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August 16, 2017

Expose Auth0-enabled OpenWhisk actions with API Connect

Serverless computing platforms give developers a rapid way to build APIs without servers. OpenWhisk supports automatic generation of REST API for actions exposed by API Gateway. When the capabilities provided by the API Gateway do not cover all usecases you have for an API - such as publishing it in a developer portal or performing advanced mapping, transformation, validation, you can migrate to the API Connect service.

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July 17, 2017

Deploy Logistics Wizard microservices with Kubernetes and Istio

Logistics Wizard is a reimagined supply chain optimization system for the 21st century. In this post, we show how to deploy its microservices in Kubernetes.

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May 30, 2017

How to scale my microservice with Cloud Foundry, Containers and OpenWhisk?

As your app gets more users and traffic how do you scale its components to handle the additional load?

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