Istio, an open platform to connect, secure, control, and observe microservices, was launched on May 24, 2017, with joint force by IBM, Google, and Lyft. Over the last year, numerous new features and improvements have been made to get to the current production-ready version 1.0.
While browsing through the Bluemix catalog lately, I understood why Bluemix is the digital innovation platform for me as a developer and inventor, especially with the quickly growing number of Watson services offered in Bluemix since 2015. A couple of Watson services really caught my attention; I wished that I would have had access to these services when I worked on my patent disclosures as they would have helped me quickly implement them! More...
Have you heard all the buzz around Docker? Have you ever tried to run a Docker container on your laptop or even in the Cloud like IBM Bluemix? Assuming you have, have you ever discovered that you need more than one Docker images in your application so that your Docker container can do more than “Hello World”? As you need to build more interesting cloud native applications, it is critical for you to have a “prescription” for building multi-container packaged applications and run these applications in the cloud. There is a growing container orchestration ecosystem that is dedicated to solving this!
IBM Women In Technology (WIT) conference is an awesome annual global conference to empower IBM women engineers to stay and grow in technology career at IBM. I attended and presented at a few North Carolina WIT events before, and had the privilege of attending my very first IBM WIT conference this year and came home with a few lessons to share.