Hybrid Deployments

Architect cloud solutions for on-prem, public cloud, private cloud, or any combination. Find out what you really need to know about hybrid cloud implementations.

Taking WebSphere Applications to the Cloud!

With many traditional workloads moving to cloud-based infrastructures, now is the perfect time to assess your existing Java-based workloads and migrate them to WebSphere Application Server on IBM Bluemix. More commonly known as “WAS on Cloud”, this service provides a fully-configured, turn-key WebSphere-based application environment, supporting both Traditional WAS and Liberty applications. You use your same tried & true wsadmin automation scripts, same CI/CD techniques, but just point them at Bluemix instead of your own infrastructure! This post summarizes the steps from WAS to the cloud.

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Kubernetes and IBM Bluemix: How to deploy, manage, and secure your container-based workloads – Part 3

IBM Bluemix Container Service is based on Kubernetes and runs on top of IBM Bluemix Infrastructure; it automates the full end-to-end installation of Kubernetes through the Bluemix portal. This series of posts will explain what infrastructure components are involved, how to connect it to your existing workloads and data sources, and how to secure it. In this entry, we finish looking at the network details behind the communication between your container-based workloads in Kubernetes.

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Focus your ideas and deploy faster with Cloud Architectures and the IBM Garage Method

The IBM Cloud Garage Method sets you up with tools: Design Thinking, reference architectures, code templates, tutorials, services guidance - what you need to focus your ideas and deploy faster. Imagine how much faster you can innovate when you start by knowing what works in general, have techniques to identify the unique need or problem, and then dive into implementation?

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Kubernetes and IBM Bluemix: How to deploy, manage, and secure your container-based workloads – Part 2

IBM Bluemix Container Service is based on Kubernetes and runs on top of IBM Bluemix Infrastructure; it automates the full end-to-end installation of Kubernetes through the Bluemix portal. This series of posts will explain what infrastructure components are involved, how to connect it to your existing workloads and data sources, and how to secure it. In this entry, we look at the network details more closely to better understand how your container-based workloads communicate between each other in Kubernetes.

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Kubernetes and IBM Bluemix: How to deploy, manage, and secure your container-based workloads

IBM Bluemix Container Service is based on Kubernetes and runs on top of IBM Bluemix Infrastructure; it automates the full end-to-end installation of Kubernetes through the Bluemix portal. This series of posts will explain what infrastructure components are involved, how to connect it to your existing workloads and data sources, and how to secure it.

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Busting three VMware security myths about migration to the cloud

This blog addresses some common misconceptions about the security of workloads in IBM Bluemix’s dedicated private cloud infrastructure and clears up the myths surrounding VMware security in the cloud.

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Making the case for VMware migration to the cloud

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.

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IBM Cloud Product Insights Experimental Retirement

Thank you for using IBM Cloud Product Insights experimental service. As we announced earlier, the IBM Cloud Product Insights has moved from Experimental to General Availability (GA) on March 15, 2017. Here’s what you need to know.

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How Organizations Are Measuring Cloud Success

Cloud adoption has entered the mainstream. Organizations are embracing cloud to drive enterprise-wide innovation that improves customer relationships while simultaneously delivering operational efficiencies. But how are enterprises measuring the success of their cloud initiatives?

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