Webinar: Monitoring and Logging Kubernetes Clusters

Watch a demo on how to leverage Sematext and IBM Cloud Container Service for faster, more efficient DevOps. Sematext offers the platform that eliminates the chasm between performance monitoring and logs while IBM Cloud Container Service builds on Kubernetes for advanced capabilities. This enables DevOps and modernizing traditional apps, as well as simplifying security, scale and infrastructure management. This demo will take you through the whole process […]

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Database-driven Slack chatbot with Conversation service

Ever wanted to build a Slackbot, a chatbot integrated into Slack, on your own? I am going to show you how easy it is to integrate Slack or Facebook Messenger with the IBM Watson Conversation service. As a bonus, the bot is going to access a Db2 database to store and retrieve data. The code in the tutorial uses a serverless fashion with IBM Cloud Functions.

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How to scale security while innovating applications fast

CISOs are notoriously risk-averse and compliance-focused, providing policies for IT and App Dev to enforce. On the contrary, serving business outcomes, App Dev leaders want to eliminate DevOps friction wherever possible. What approach to security satisfies those conflicting demands? Establishing a chain of trust A hardware-rooted chain of trust verifies the integrity of every relevant component in the cloud […]

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Kubernetes Container Security with NeuVector on IBM Cloud Container Service

In this blog post we discuss how NeuVector integrates with IBM Cloud Container Service to provide complete run-time container security for your production Kubernetes workloads. We are excited to partner together to demonstrate how quickly and easily users can deploy a Kubernetes cluster in IBM Cloud and then secure those workloads in this new and ever-changing container and microservice world.

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Passport + Twilio: Two-factor authentication for Customer Identity Management

IBM is building the next generation cloud platform that provides necessary tools and services to application developers. IBM Cloud platform, built on open technology, gives developers the power they need to build without the traditional ‘do it yourself’ approach to feature development. When you build applications on IBM Cloud, you can leverage the ecosystem of tools they provide to add additional features to your application outside of your expertise.

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A/B testing using App Launch on IBM Cloud Services

Yes, its mobile, mobile everywhere!! Every business aspires to have its own mobile app, hence the need for a mobile app is rapidly growing. To combat the competition, some app owners work hard on innovation, few others on engaging the customers and some try to evaluate their marketing strategies.

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Turn-key Kubernetes with data visualization and analytics

There are many reasons why you might choose Kubernetes as your platform for hosting your application(s). In Cloud Foundry, for each application, the platform provides the isolation, OS, runtime, networking and management capabilities. This opinionated environment is ideal for some use cases. Kubernetes provides similar capabilities but gives you the control of the OS, runtime, networking rules of each service, communication between services in your cluster and more.

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A day in a life dealing with your mobile app features

App Launch on IBM Cloud is a service that helps you control your application features. Lets familiarize with the concepts to best exploit the capabilities of App Launch. You will learn the building blocks of the service and how each feature in the service will help you with your mobile app feature release.

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Chatbots: Some tricks with slots in conversations

If you follow my private blog you might remember that I have been using the IBM Watson Conversation service and DB2. My goal was to write a database-driven Slackbot, a Slack app that serves as chat interface to data stored in Db2. I will write more about that entire Slackbot soon, but today I wanted to share some chatbot tricks I learned. How to gather input data, perform checks and clean up the processing environment.

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