You can run IBM Cloud Private on IBM's public cloud, but you can equally run it on other public clouds, such as Amazon's AWS or externally on a third-party computing platform. To achieve the best outcome of running IBM Cloud Private on AWS, proper planning and operation are required. This series documents best practices based on proven experience working with clients.
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.
As part of developing cloud-native business applications, the microservices architecture has gained popularity because it simplifies the delivery of independently packaged and deployed application units as part of a larger application. In this brief how-to, you'll learn how to create a simple microservice that manages product reviews in a NoSQL Cloudant database. This how-to's code is a modified excerpt of a larger, more complex microservices-based retail web and mobile application that is one of the IBM Cloud Architecture Center reference implementations.