Action Required Service Updates

December 7, 2018

Automate and Operationalize Your AI with AI OpenScale

Today, we are taking a major step forward in helping enterprises automate and operationalize AI with the launch of the Standard Plan for AI OpenScale on IBM Cloud, along with other updates to the offering. In addition, AI OpenScale is now also available for deployment on cloud or on-premises with IBM Cloud Private for Data.

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December 4, 2018

Vulnerability Advisor v2 API Deprecation

Vulnerability Advisor is a component of the IBM Cloud Container Registry offering which scans Docker images that are stored in your registry for known vulnerabilities and configuration issues. Effective January 8, 2019, v2 of Vulnerability Advisor’s API will be deprecated and will no longer be usable.

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December 7, 2018

Increased Availability with HA Masters in the Kubernetes Service: Actions You Must Take

IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service will soon increase your cluster availability by adding replicas of the Kubernetes master with fix pack version 1.11.3_1531, released on November 1, 2018. After you update, clusters will have three Kubernetes master replicas that you set up with a highly available (HA) configuration.

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October 23, 2018

IBM Event Streams (AKA Message Hub): Users of Apache Kafka 0.90.00 Java Client Must Upgrade to 0.10.00

IBM Event Streams users who are using the Apache Kafka 0.9 Java client must upgrade to a 0.10.00 or higher release.

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October 23, 2018

Leverage the Benefits of the Changes to IBM Analytics Engine Clusters

In view of these value-driven changes to IBM Analytics clusters, we encourage you to create new clusters, especially if you are still using clusters created before August 17, 2018, as these clusters do not include any of the latest updates. Before you delete your old clusters, you should back up your data, metadata, and any changes done on the clusters so that no data is lost.

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October 9, 2018

Updates to Voice Agent with Watson Service

As part of our drive to deliver improvements to the Voice Agent with Watson service, we are making changes in October around how we handle transferring calls and updating the pricing for the Voice Agent service.

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October 8, 2018

Migrating IBM Watson Service Instances from VLAN to VRF

IBM Watson services will automatically change all accounts to support Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF), making it easier to connect to private endpoints. The upgrade will occur Saturday, November 10th from 5:30 PM US Eastern to 6:00 PM US Eastern in order to minimize impact to you and your customers’ workloads.

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September 30, 2018

IBM Watson AI Services Enabling IAM and Resource Groups

The IBM Watson Group is aligning with the larger IBM Cloud strategy for account organization and access control to service instances. This involves enabling Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Resource Groups in US-South (Dallas) and EU-DE (Frankfurt) data centers.

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September 14, 2018

An Update on the Updating of IBM Cloud Compose for PostgreSQL

If you haven't upgraded your Compose for PostgreSQL deployment to the latest security-fixed version, we'll be upgrading it for you in the coming weeks. But you still have time to take control of the upgrade.

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