Centralized Configuration for Spring Apps on Bluemix Kubernetes

In this tutorial, we'll adapt the Centralized Configuration guide from the Spring website to be deployed to Bluemix Kubernetes. We'll host our configuration files in a Github repository. Before getting started, you should follow the guide or download the complete version.

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Precise Visibility into Applications with Instana on IBM Bluemix Container Service

In this blog post we discuss how Instana integrates with IBM Bluemix Container Service to provide full visibility of your containerized applications, as they run in production. The linked tutorial was written by Pedro Pacheco, a Senior Solution Architect at Instana, with over 20 years of experience. We are excited to partner together to demonstrate how quickly and easily users can deploy a Kubernetes cluster in the IBM Cloud, deploy a sample application, and then leverage Instana’s Dynamic APM, which delivers visibility and performance management for dynamic containerized applications running in the cloud.

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Monitoring & logging for IBM Bluemix Container Service with Sematext

In this blog post we discuss how Sematext integrates with IBM Bluemix Container Service to provide monitoring and logging visibility of your containerized applications, as they run in production. In the sections below, we demonstrate how to set up a Kubernetes cluster in Bluemix and how to set up Sematext in this cluster. IBM Cloud has monitoring and logging capabilities in the platform, but we know our customers operate in a multi-cloud or hybrid cloud environment and we are very excited to partner with Sematext, enabling operational consistency across those environments. We worked with Alen Komljen, an Automation Engineer from Sematext, to create the following content and perform the technology validation.

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99.95% availability. Balancing release velocity and reliability

Availability and reliability are rarely at the front of developers minds when delivering new applications on Bluemix. The ease and speed of creating and deploying new features is very seductive.

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Deploying to IBM Cloud private with IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI

IBM Cloud private is an application platform for developing and managing on-premises, containerized applications. It is an integrated environment for managing containers that includes the container orchestrator Kubernetes, a private image repository, a management console, and monitoring frameworks.

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Quickly Develop, Build, and Deploy Applications on IBM Cloud with DevOps services – Part 2

In this post, we'll talk about how you can create a DevOps toolchain in Bluemix using Bluemix Continuous Delivery if you've already built and deployed an application.

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Considerations in taking your first Bluemix application all the way into Production (Part 3)

This is the last of three parts on preparing and deploying an MVP application

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JPA 2.1 using Hibernate on Liberty Buildpack

On a recent project we were looking at rewriting a system which provides data-ingestion services into a DB2 instance. As we move more workloads into IBM’s cloud offerings we always stop, think, review to implement the most suitable technical approach to create the work product.

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Build a Fitness App using IBM Watson Data Platform and 3rd Party Fitness APIs

In this post, I’ll share technical details and code samples to help you to create your very own Fitness App solution. If you want to further customize it or add specialized features, you can also go ahead and connect it to other services and APIs (like we did with the location mapping API).

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