New features for IBM Cloudant

Over the past few weeks, we have been rolling out the ability for IBM Cloudant users to have more control over their Cloudant Standard plans and provisioned throughput capacity. Customers will have the ability to more accurately set the provisioned throughput capacity according to the needs of their applications. The Standard plan is backed by 99.95% SLA at all prices points and changes to provisioned throughput capacity are usually available within seconds.

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Improving App Availability with Multizone Clusters

Downtime costs money and results in unhappy customers.  Whether you have developed a new cloud-native application or repackaged an existing app to run as a container, now you need to ensure your app and the infrastructure running it are highly available.  IBM is excited to announce the availability of multizone clusters, targeted for June 2018.  Now […]

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PowerAI on IBM Cloud

PowerAI is now generally available in IBM Cloud! PowerAI is a software distribution of ML/DL frameworks that makes high performance deep learning, machine learning, and AI development more accessible. Customers can leverage IBM® Power Systems™ and NVIDIA® GPUs to rapidly deploy fully optimized and supported instances for ML/DL with blazing speed. Developers can deploy PowerAI […]

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Make your disaster recovery testing easier, faster and cheaper

With IBM Cloud block and file storage, conducting your data DR test is easy and you don’t have to fail over, or otherwise disrupt, your replication configuration while doing your test. Learn more about how IBM Cloud block and file storage helps with DR.

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Deploy a scalable web application to Kubernetes using Helm

This blog post walks you through how to scaffold a web application, run it locally in a container, and then deploy it to a Kubernetes cluster created with IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service using a Helm chart.

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Move a VM based application to Kubernetes

The IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service offers managed Kubernetes clusters with isolation and hardware choice, operational tools, integrated security, as well as insights into images and containers. Kubernetes offers many great benefits like application scalability, visibility, time savings, version control, rolling updates and more.

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Bare metal servers vs. virtual servers: Choosing the best option for you

What criteria do you use when selecting the right cloud infrastructure to run a workload? Why choose one over the other – bare metal or virtual servers? Check out some of the key criteria that you should consider when selecting a cloud server environment.

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Using IBM Cloud Internet Services for application high availability and performance

You have an Internet facing application, or website, or API running in IBM Cloud that must be highly available and resilient to not only a datacenter or zone wide failures, but also region wide failures. In addition, it must be deployed in a distributed fashion such that clients or users are routed to the closest origin for best performance. In this article we will walk you through a simple configuration with IBM Cloud Internet Service that addresses these concerns and looks like the following when done:

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Analyze and visualize open data with Apache Spark

Many government agencies and public administrations offer access to data, contributing to open data. Using IBM Watson Studio with Jupyter Notebooks and Apache Spark it is simple to retrieve, combine and analyze data from different sources. The result can be easily visualized. Learn what it takes with this IBM Cloud solution tutorial.

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