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Pod security policies in IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service

You can now use Kubernetes pod security policies in your IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service clusters. These policies enable the cluster administrator to configure who is authorized to create and update pods. For many cluster administrators, this is an important security feature to leverage.

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Improving App Availability with Multizone Clusters

Downtime costs money and results in unhappy customers.  Whether you have developed a new cloud-native application or repackaged an existing app to run as a container, now you need to ensure your app and the infrastructure running it are highly available.  IBM is excited to announce the availability of multizone clusters, targeted for June 2018.  Now […]

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Move a VM based application to Kubernetes

The IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service offers managed Kubernetes clusters with isolation and hardware choice, operational tools, integrated security, as well as insights into images and containers. Kubernetes offers many great benefits like application scalability, visibility, time savings, version control, rolling updates and more.

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Enhance IBM Cloud virtual servers with NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPUs

The global availability of NVIDIA®Tesla®P100 graphics processing units (GPUs) in IBM Cloud’s virtual server environment is now here. Learn how you can significantly accelerate the performance of your compute heavy workloads with GPUs on IBM Cloud servers.

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How to architect an application with microservices (part 2)

This 6-part series on microservices application development provides a context for defining a cloud-based pilot project that best fits current needs and prepares for a longer-term cloud adoption decision. Gartner analysts recently emphasized the importance of doing cloud native development as soon as possible after any initial migration of existing workloads. Explore the Gartner report […]

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What the stats say about container development

59% improved application quality and reduced defects. 57% reduced application downtime and costs. All adopted container development.   In 2017, IBM conducted an in-depth research study on the state of container adoption across all industries, startups to enterprises. The study reveals the most important solutions driving usage and highlights the key challenges that must be addressed by cloud providers. […]

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New fast and flexible Veeam backup solutions to IBM Cloud

We’re excited to announce new Veeam additions to our IBM Cloud Catalog, to help keep your data protected with 24/7/365 availability. We’ve added two new Veeam Agents - one for Microsoft Windows and one for Linux management - and the latest Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 3.

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Increased application security & control with IBM Cloud HSM 7.0

It’s here, and ready for your use – today, we’re excited to announce the global availability of our next generation Hardware Security Module (HSM) – IBM Cloud HSM 7.0 – providing high-assurance key generation, protection and storage.

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Kubernetes versions in IBM Cloud Container Service

We are excited to announce the availability of Kubernetes v1.10.1 for your clusters that are running in IBM Cloud Container Service. You can easily update your cluster without the need for deep Kubernetes knowledge. When you deploy new clusters, the default Kubernetes version is now v1.9.7, or you can choose to immediately deploy v1.10.1. IBM Cloud Container Service now supports the latest four Kubernetes versions: v1.7, v1.8, v1.9, and v1.10. Please note that following our n-2 version support model, v1.7 will soon be deprecated.

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