Hybrid Deployments

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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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WebSphere on the Cloud: Application Mitigation

Do you have a modernized WebSphere application in your business running on your on-premise infrastructure? If you’ve migrated your old application code to the present-day WebSphere Application Server (WAS) version and updated your development environments / delivery pipelines to modern practices, it’s time to move your application to the WebSphere Application Server as a Service. In the last blog entry, we explained how you can modernize your existing WebSphere applications with minimal changes and migrate them to the cloud, lowering your costs and simplifying maintenance. This blog entry, we'll cover how to iteratively moving core pieces of compute-based business logic to cloud-based services.

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Getting organized to take your first Bluemix application all the way into Production (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this series we described the IBM Bluemix Garage’s approach to building a Cloud Foundry application and introduced the top ten steps to consider in an MVP Build-Up to ensure the application is production-ready.Below we elaborate and provide practical guidance on the basic steps to consider putting in place to establish a good foundation in preparation to going into production.

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WebSphere on the Cloud: Evolving to Microservices

Do you have existing monolithic Java/JEE applications running on WebSphere Application Server? Is your application comprised of multiple business functionalities, but it’s packaged as a single application? Are there performance bottlenecks that you are not able to resolve because the application does not scale well? If you answered yes to any of these questions, read this post to learn how you can refactor your existing monolithic WebSphere application into a microservices-based application.

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Ransomware’s Protection Winner, Zerto, on IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions

Zerto, IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions’ Disaster Recovery solution, has won the prestigious award of being the Ransomware Protection Company of Year at the 2017 Storage Awards!

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IBM Lift CLI beta is available for download right now

Today, I'm proud to announce the beta release of the IBM Lift CLI. This is a brand new offering that makes it easy to quickly, securely and reliably migrate large data sets from your on-premises database or data source to one of our cloud data properties.

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Are You A Cloud Foundry User?

IBM actively engages developers, architects, and engineers in the open source community through foundations and initiatives. A Platinum Member of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, IBM regularly sponsors the annual Cloud Foundry Summit, where this year’s keynote speaker list includes Julian Friedman, Product Manager & Software Engineer. Developers use Cloud Foundry across every stage of the […]

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Considerations in taking your first Bluemix application all the way into Production (Part 1)

This is the first of three blog posts describing how the IBM Bluemix Garage helps clients successfully deploy and manage their first application on IBM Bluemix.

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The evolution of data protection: differences between backup and disaster recovery

Having worked with many clients over the last 10-15 years in the data protection space, one of most common questions that I have been asked is "How is Backup difference than Disaster Recovery?" There is usually quite a bit of confusion around the conceptual differences, so let me avail this opportunity to explain the differences between the two and explain how these terms have evolved over time.

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