It is human nature to misjudge the cost of change if it offers an escape from our current problems. Today's IT leaders face this challenge as they consider the cost and complexity of VMware migration from on-premises IT to a cloud-based infrastructure. The significant costs of on-premises IT are clear, but the costs of the cloud are not so clear to businesses that are just entering this space.
Distinguishing between two speakers in a conversation is pretty difficult especially when you are hearing them virtually or for the first-time. Same can be the case when multiple voices interact with AI/Cognitive systems, virtual assistants, and home assistants like Alexa or Google Home. To overcome this, Watson’s Speech To Text API has been enhanced to support real-time speaker diarization.
In the previous BlueChatter post, we looked at deploying and scaling a Node.js chat app using Cloud Foundry and Docker Container approach. In this post, we will look at how to deploy, scale and manage a Kubernetes application. We will reuse the same BlueChatter node.js application for this example.
At InterConnect 2017 earlier this year, we highlighted the importance of an open approach to DevOps tools with our new IBM® Bluemix® Continuous Delivery offering. In this post, I'd like to highlight one of the integrations with third party tools that extend DevOps open toolchains on Bluemix.
By making your repo a part of a Continuous Delivery toolchain, you can automatically build and deploy your code to Bluemix, trace your changes from commit to your deployment targets, edit your code in a fully functional browser-based IDE, and gain valuable insights into your code and your development team. Let’s take a look at each of these capabilities.
Recently, I was a coach at a hackathon in Germany. Students were tasked to build solutions for a given topic and the solution had to include a chatbot based on the IBM Watson Conversation service. It was impressive how broad the solutions were, what other services were integrated with a chatbot and how easy it was to build a solution using IBM Bluemix. Here are some lesson learned and resources to get you started with your own chatbot
If you’re an IBM Bluemix customer and are currently using the Stormpath API for login or authorization, this information is particularly important for you. If you’re not a Stormpath client, it is still important for you to read and share with anyone using Stormpath.