In the second in a series of posts about how IBM iX designed, developed, and delivered the Facebook Messenger Bot available at Wimbledon 2018, we focus on the broadcast integration within Facebook and how we persisted user preferences using IBM Cloudant and Compose Redis.
As companies examine opportunities for business growth and IT modernization, they face a decision about the destination of their workloads – whether they will remain on-premises, move to the public cloud or a private cloud. When making that decision, clients must also consider application requirements, data sovereignty, security, performance needs and existing capital investments to […]
Availability and reliability are rarely at the front of developers minds when delivering new applications on Bluemix. The ease and speed of creating and deploying new features is very seductive.
Successful delivery of cloud applications requires more than a focus on agile development. Operations is also essential to maintaining user satisfaction, access and to scale with growth. Cloud operations is different to traditional approaches to operations.
As your app gets more users and traffic how do you scale its components to handle the additional load?
This weekend saw a large scale 'ransomware' attack. It affected among other institutions, the National Health Service in the UK. Patient treatment was delayed and new born babies had to stay at hospitals a little longer than they should, because their identity couldn't be registered. This made me wonder if health records stored in blockchain could been used to prevent ransomware attacks.
How do Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, OpenWhisk differ and which one would you pick for your next project?