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Introducing Serverless Composition for IBM Cloud Functions

Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) bring to the cloud a set of properties that are central to the serverless computing promise: little to no concern about infrastructure operations, auto provisioning and auto scaling, and pay-per-use with zero cost for idle time. While these benefits are driving the growth of FaaS, developers are quickly realizing they need a better programming […]

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Quick tests of WebSphere apps, easily done in the cloud

There are several cases where it is useful to be able to stand up additional WebSphere capacity for a limited time period, without needing to worry about data center server capacity and software licenses. Typical examples include batch type workloads, test of new code at infrequent intervals, maybe as part of an overall application modernization strategy.

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Generate an IBM Mobile Foundation adapter from the OpenAPI specification

IBM Mobile Foundation Adapter Auto-generation framework can automatically generate Adapters for a back-end system or microservices from its OpenAPI specification. The OpenAPI specification of the microservices can be made available either as a JSON file or yaml file. The adapter generation framework takes the OpenAPI Specification file as input and generates the adapter and downloads, which can be deployed to Mobile Foundation.

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IBM Analytics Engine beta goes live

We are excited to announce the beta of the IBM Analytics Engine, providing a single Hadoop and Spark service under the Watson Data Platform. It makes it easier for data engineers, data scientists and developers to develop and deploy analytics applications. With integration through Jupyter notebooks in Data Science Experience, IBM Analytics Engine provides the foundation for executing data science and machine learning workloads. The IBM Analytics Engine utilizes the Hortonworks Data Platform as the underlying Hadoop distribution, providing access to a market leading open source Hadoop distribution.

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Compose Enterprise: choosing the right database for the job

Developers want to spend their time building great solutions, not managing infrastructure. Unfortunately, when companies host their own database solutions, concerns about performance, tuning and security often fall to developers, which means they must spend more time monitoring their data layer and less time writing code. That’s why we developed Compose Enterprise, which provides businesses with a suite of fully managed Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS). Every database is version controlled, patched regularly and maintained by a team of engineers, so developers can skip the admin tasks and work on building performant apps.

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Transforming your user experience for the new economy

Anyone who works on software applications knows that design and UI can be a massive part of the process. With today’s customer-first approach to business, customers are demanding an experience that is intuitive, simple and engaging. One report even suggests that by 2020, a quality customer experience will replace price and product as the primary brand differentiator. Design is essential to creating that experience.

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Modelling OpenAPI – Swagger 2.0 Specification using API Connect

In this post, you will learn how to model and generate an OpenAPI (swagger 2.0) specification using API Connect on IBM Cloud.Also, you will be drafting, securing and publishing an API talking to a NoSQL database in this case Cloudant.

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The Web IDE in Bluemix Continuous Delivery

Bluemix Continuous Delivery and open toolchains allows teams to create, manage, test and deploy applications seamlessly to the IBM cloud. You can write code on your desktop and deploy it using the command line or use the Web IDE to write code and deploy in the cloud. The Web IDE provides everything you will need to create great code right in your browser.

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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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