Announcing: IBM Eclipse Tools for Bluemix

Maybe you tried our first beta IBM Codename: BlueMix for Eclipse Beta available on the Eclipse Marketplace in April. The wait is over. We are pleased to announce that the GA version of IBM Eclipse Tools for Bluemix is now available as a free download!

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Java and Cloudant NoSQL DB on Bluemix

Cloudant is a stellar NoSQL DBaaS (Database as a Service) that allows developers to not worry about their database infrastructure. If you’ve never used Cloudant or a cloud database offering before, this is where you should get started.

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Bluemix, Robots, and the Wimbledon Innovation Challenge

Do you think robots like tennis? My guess is that when the Robot Apocalypse starts, you’ll see them playing all the time. So, for the human race to survive, it will be critical for us to learn as much as we can from the large amount of data generated at the Wimbledon tennis championships and collected by IBM. I encourage you to take part in the Wimbledon Innovation Challenge. You’ll have access to tennis data and use IBM Bluemix to build an app that consumes and analyzes this data in useful, innovative ways.

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Getting Started with Piwik on IBM Bluemix™ using MySQL, SendGrid and Twilio

Here’s the latest post in my “BluemixRox” series on deploying popular open-source projects onto Bluemix. Piwik is a PHP-based open source web analytics platform that gives valuable insights into your website’s visitors, your marketing campaigns and much more, so you can optimize your strategy and online experience of your visitors.

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Where in the world is #Bluemix?

Want to learn about Bluemix, get gorpy with our technical experts, or just meet other developers in your region? You can find out about Bluemix all over the world – look for upcoming events in your backyard using our new Bluemix calendar.

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Services Changes with Bluemix General Availability

As you've probably heard by now, we are very excited to announce that the Bluemix platform is now officially available as a commercial offering. As part of this announcement we've introduced new IBM and 3rd party services, updated our UI and docs and perhaps most importantly, introduced pricing.

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IBM Bluemix General Availability!

Today marks the general availability of IBM Bluemix, the open cloud platform intended to facilitate rapid development of applications in the cloud. With more than 50 services and flexible, pay-as-you-go pricing, the GA adds a lot of new functions since the last beta refresh.

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A script is available to assist in blue-green deployments

Bluemix supports the blue-green or zero downtime deployment technique to enable continuous delivery and minimize downtime events. Try this script at hub.jazz.net to assist with blue-green deployments.

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Migrating Mobile Cloud client applications from the Beta

If you created a mobile client app that accesses Mobile Cloud services during the Beta, you’ll need to update your app. Many APIs in the Mobile Cloud Services SDK have changed.

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