August 31, 2015

Scaling from 1 to 100K+ connected devices with IoT on Bluemix – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we introduced you to the Internet of Things (IoT) Foundation service in Bluemix and how it connects an IoT device to the cloud, enabling it to leverage the wealth of available cloud services. But we also posed a difficult question: What happens if you’re really successful and 100K+ devices want to connect? This installment will show you!

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August 28, 2015

Updates to IBM Eclipse Tools for Bluemix adds Java EE 7 Support for Liberty Apps

A new version of IBM Eclipse Tools for Bluemix is now available for download. This latest version of the tools includes Java EE 7 support for applications on Bluemix. More...

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August 28, 2015

Fedr8 + Bluemix = Brilliant

Modernize, adopt, enhance—three words always in the mind of Rhys Sharp, CTO & Co-Founder of Fedr8. The UK-based company is a cloud enabler, which means they help clients modernize their business processes, adopt cloud technology, and enhance their results. Rhys talks about the business benefits of fully embracing the digital economy and cloud, but he knows, and his customers know, that digital transformation is no walk in the park.

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August 27, 2015

ASP.NET 5 buildpack updates for beta6 support

We just pushed out a new version of the ASP.NET 5 buildpack in Bluemix! The update allows you to run applications using the ASP.NET 5 beta6 release. As an added bonus, this post includes tips for decreasing your application staging times. More...

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August 27, 2015

Bluemix in the News

Too busy coding to keep up with all the exciting happenings in the Bluemix world? Well don’t worry! Every other week, this concise post will summarize announcements, videos, and events that Bluemix has been involved in because we understand your busy schedule, but we also know your desire to learn more about Bluemix!

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August 26, 2015

Getting Started with IBM Bluemix – free online course!

This free online course will help you understand the fundamentals of cloud computing, Bluemix, services, DevOps, containers, Cloud Foundry, and best practices for agile and test-driven development. The course includes video lectures, exercises, and quizzes to help you learn the material.

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August 26, 2015

Declaring your API Unreliable

The digital, mobile, API and IoT economies all rely heavily on underlying APIs. There are many signs that will indicate your APIs are duds and will be rejected by your users sooner than later. If you are still unsure about how or when to call an API unreliable, listen to this discussion. More...

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August 26, 2015

C-Ports: Docker Containers Across Multiple Clouds and Datacenters!

This post describes how we were able to turn the concept of deploying containers across multiple sites/cloud levels into a reality. C-Ports (pronounced seaports), as we call it, has already been demonstrated to effectively deploy containers across 5 clouds and 2 clusters in order to create a dynamic federation.

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August 25, 2015

Code for a cause in Bluemixathon: Operation Rescue and Recovery

You’ve never had a better reason to sign up and learn Bluemix! Devpost, the home for hackers, has just launched a new challenge: Bluemixathon - Operation Rescue and Recovery. You can use your coding skills to solve humanitarian issues by creating Bluemix apps to ease the logistics crises that arise during natural or man-made disasters.

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