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How to Backup Your IBM Cloud Linux Server

This post covers how to backup entire partitions in Linux systems. The process utilizes the tar command in IBM Cloud's unique rescue environment and showcases the simplicity and flexibility of the process.

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Speed up your WordPress with IBM Cloud

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems available, but the many websites and blogs that use it experience issues with speed. At IBM Cloud, there are several solutions that can help alleviate some of these issues and allow you to have a better and faster WordPress experience.

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What’s included in the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI version 1.3.3

This release is to comply with a mandatory security and reliability update of the backend services that the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI uses for creating and managing applications. You will need to update to version 1.3.3 by May 16, 2018 in order to continue to access services on the IBM Cloud.

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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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IBM Cloud Support: An integrated client experience

As part of the next phase of our cloud journey, I am very pleased to announce the launch of our converged IBM Cloud Support offerings. The changes we've made are acontinual improvement of our Client experience, as we continue to listen to our Clients to deliver a high value Client experience on IBM Cloud.

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Get Started with Streaming Analytics + Message Hub

Message Hub provides a simple communication mechanism built on Apache Kafka, enabling communication between loosely coupled Bluemix services. This article shows how to communicate with Message Hub from the Streaming Analytics Bluemix service using the messaging toolkit.

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Follow these Steps to Link your IaaS and PaaS Accounts

A couple of months ago, we released a way for you to streamline your IBM Cloud experience. Essentially, IaaS customers, who also have PaaS accounts, can now link IaaS and PaaS for an easy to navigate, single view of your accounts. When you merge your accounts, you only manage one invoice through one login giving you […]

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IBM Cloud Foundry – Deprecation of Runtime Management Utility (RMU)

Most of the functions RMU now provides, can be done by simply using SSH to connect into the application instance container and examine the runtime directly.

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IBM Cloud Support Announces Phone and Chat Options for all Premium Support Clients

IBM Cloud now offers phone and chat support 24X7 for our premium support clients who are using our Platform As A Service. Have a need to escalate a ticket when your Client Success Manger is not available? Want to talk or chat with a person about a ticket? Need to change the severity of a ticket? Want someone to join a bridge or conference call? Can’t create a ticket with the proper severity?

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