June 19, 2015

Zero Down Time Deploys with the CF Autopilot Plugin

Zero down time deployments are a must for any Internet app running at scale.  Without the use of zero down time deployments, you would have to take down your application even just for a fraction of a second but in that fraction of a second you could lose a transaction or a purchase from a customer.  This is not acceptable anymore. More...

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June 19, 2015

Deploy containers to on-premises and hybrid clouds with IBM and Docker

In this blog post, we show how a multi-tiered and multi-container application can be developed on-premises and deployed to on-premises Docker Swarm cluster and off-premises cloud environments such as IBM Containers in Bluemix, using IBM UrbanCode and Docker Hub Enterprise.

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June 19, 2015

MobileFirst Quality Assurance (MQA) – crash capture, in-app testing, and app store analytics for iOS mobile apps – Part 1

Does anyone care if their mobile app crashes? Mobile is everywhere and unfortunately so are app crashes! Sure it's frustrating, but even more alarming is that the reputation and health of a business can blossom or crumble on the quality of its mobile channel. More...

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June 18, 2015

Best of Bluemix: Node.js, DevOps, APIs, and Raspberry Pi

This weekly post showcases some of the best new tutorials, videos, and other content published each week on developerWorks. In case you missed any of them, this week's post features some of the most popular tutorials and articles from the past 6 weeks including how-to's on building your first Node.js website, utilizing IBM Bluemix DevOps Services, constructing a managed API with IBM Bluemix, and making a remote-controlled Raspberry Pi 2 monitor for your IBM Bluemix apps.

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June 18, 2015

DockerCon 2015 – Containers in your Enterprise!

If you're holding a ticket to attend DockerCon 2015 in San Francisco, you are one of the lucky few because the conference is SOLD OUT!! DockerCon 2015 is two full days boasting 2000+ attendees with 80% of them being developers. As you plan your DockerCon adventure, think about the goals you have to make your containers ready for a prime time production environment. That might sound scary and a bit overwhelming but not to worry – we have multiple DockerCon activities to ease your fears, raise your game and get serious about running containers in your production environment!

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June 18, 2015

Happy Birthday, Bluemix!

This June marks the one-year anniversary of Bluemix! As the platform reaches this important milestone, IBM has taken this opportunity to celebrate the success that Bluemix has seen in its short, but fruitful existence.

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June 17, 2015

Created New IOT App at Bluemix Girls Night Out

Last Tuesday there was a Bluemix Girls Night Out in Atlanta. The topic of the night was "Emerging Technologies: Transforming your Strategy & Skills," and I was there to learn more about how IBM’s Bluemix Cloud offering can help in today’s current and emerging technology landscape. Although this was a Girls Night Out, we also had a brave man join the group; all are welcome to attend the events. More...

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June 17, 2015

Resolving Bluemix application push failures – application staging errors

Many things can go wrong when you push an application to Bluemix. Some of the errors are easier to figure out, while others may be harder. In this three-part blog series, I will examine the common errors that may happen during application push, including their symptom, the tools and techniques to diagnose them, and the possible solutions. This post will present the next category of errors—application staging errors. More...

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June 16, 2015

Node.js Foundation Launched

Node.js and io.js developer communities today are announcing a collaboration to merge their respective code bases and continue their work in a neutral forum, the Node.js Foundation. Node is the language of choice for new, cloud native web and mobile apps. Every week thousands of new users join Bluemix and with greater frequency than any other language, they choose Node. More...

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