The IBM Watson Group is aligning with the larger IBM Cloud strategy for account organization and access control to service instances. This involves enabling Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Resource Groups in US-South (Dallas) and EU-DE (Frankfurt) data centers.
IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI version 2.1.4 adds deployment support for IBM Cloud Private 188.8.131.52. This version of IBM Cloud Private uses a more secure Helm for Kubernetes deployments and simplifies the cluster configuration for the client compared to prior IBM Cloud Private releases.
Starting with our next release, the IBM Node.js buildpack on IBM Cloud and IBM Cloud Private will provide the community edition binaries as a default.
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.
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.
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.
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.