IBM is excited to announce our latest Bluemix Public region in Sydney, Australia. Sydney is live and open for business! This means developers in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and more just received a supercharger for their apps. Global expansion lets our users optimize performance, store data closer to home or in-country, and deploy apps in more places to achieve their own SLAs better.
IBM has been holding Bluemix hackathons externally with start ups, entrepreneurs, and clients for some time. With the sudden influx of new hires into the Poughkeepsie site and the advent of Bluemix to be deployed locally within IBM, the spirit of pulling an all-nighter to learn something cool met head to head with technology that could shift the way we work everyday. Enter: The Mid-Hudson Valley New Hire Network's first Bluemix Hackathon.
In this webinar Mitch Robins presents Bluebox as an accelerated and SLA-driven private cloud deployment option built on non-customized OpenStack. Dr. Gili Mendel then explains how, from within a private cloud, IBM Bluemix software offers flexible access to the most current public cloud services, such as Watson, that deepen engagement with online customers.
Have you heard all the buzz around Docker? Have you ever tried to run a Docker container on your laptop or even in the Cloud like IBM Bluemix? Assuming you have, have you ever discovered that you need more than one Docker images in your application so that your Docker container can do more than “Hello World”? As you need to build more interesting cloud native applications, it is critical for you to have a “prescription” for building multi-container packaged applications and run these applications in the cloud. There is a growing container orchestration ecosystem that is dedicated to solving this!
We are happy to announce a new addition to the Bluemix Dashboard. We have teamed up with Bluemix to deliver a data console for developers and data scientists. We want to help you get up and running with your Bluemix app by making it dead simple to analyze data.
When you visit Seattle in the month of October, the very first thing to catch your attention is the cool yet crisp, fresh air, as you step into the city. To name a few others are Pike Place Market, Space Needle, pumpkin spice flavor, brilliant fall colors, enthusiastic technologists and a Starbucks at every corner. This season’s special: A Venti sized serving of a glass of Internet of Things (IoT), blended with a half-and-half of Intel Edison and Bluemix, served hot and fresh, off the press. We evangelists from IBM and Intel gathered to promote the growth of the Internet of Things community with an event that showed how to record data from a temperature sensor using Intel Edison, transfer it to IBM Cloud, using Bluemix’s Internet of Things Foundation, store it in a dashDB database and create a line graph to analyze that temperature using R scripts.