November 10, 2014

Deploying a Watson and Cloudant App with DevOps Services

Backed by popular demand this is a continuation of the post Building a Java EE app on IBM Bluemix Using Watson and Cloudant. This post will detail how to build and deploy the app using IBM DevOps Services.

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November 6, 2014

How to Find Notifications About IBM Bluemix Maintenance and Incidents

Do you want to keep informed about Bluemix related announcements, maintenance events, and incidents? Check out the new Bluemix Notifications Dashboard.

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November 5, 2014

How to Scan Web and Mobile Applications for Vulnerabilities

While cloud provides the opportunity to rapidly build and run new web and mobile applications, realizing those ends successfully also means addressing the associated security requirements and challenges. Jeff Hoy, Cloud Security Architect in our Security Systems group demonstrates in a three-part video series how to scan both a web and mobile application as well as how to interpret the results of a vulnerability scan.

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November 3, 2014

Top 38 Questions about the Watson Services on Bluemix

How much does Watson services cost? What services are provided? Does Watson learn “only” from the data you give it or does it also add its own "Corpus? Does Watson actually "learn" along during running from various users’ application? These are a small sample of the questions about Watson Services on Bluemix asked and answered by Nathan Vega.

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October 31, 2014

Bluemix UI Updates: No Tricks and All Treats!

Lots of news in October! For example, an exciting partnership was announced this week between IBM and Twitter. By combining the worldwide social pulse from Twitter with IBM's powerful cloud-based analytics, customer engagement platforms, and consulting services, businesses will be able to gain brand new insights into their customers and market trends. Read about Bluemix's new Ustream Service, IBM DataWorks and IBM dashDB, buildpack updates, UI improvements, and much more.

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October 29, 2014

Accessing Application Logs In Bluemix

Accessing your logs when running your application locally is easy, but when the application is deployed to a remote server things get a little bit trickier.

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October 28, 2014

Introducing IBM dashDB and IBM DataWorks

Introducing IBM DataWorks, exposed as REST APIs that enable your application to move data from cloud sources to cloud targets, validate and improve the accuracy of your location data by standardizing US addresses, and identify high value data attributes (such as national IDs). In addition, IBM also announced future state capabilities such as provision masked data, securely load data, and probabilistic match. IBM DataWorks services are also embedded within IBM Watson Analytics.

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October 27, 2014

Ustream Video Platform is Now Available in Bluemix

Ustream provides a flexible and scalable video platform that powers communication. Designed for both live and on-demand streaming, we allow content creators and organizations of any size to use video and increase the reach and impact of their online presence. We are pleased to announce that Ustream is available in Bluemix as a fully customizable, cross platform, white label video management service for your applications. You can start using Ustream for IBM Cloud without owning an existing Ustream account.

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October 24, 2014

Building Your Own Watson Powered App

Our first webinar was meant to introduce the concepts behind Watson, cognitive computing, and Bluemix. We also did a deep dive into each of the services available for developers to start working with, but we didn't spend time showing you how to use the services. With our next webinar on October 29th at 11 am EST, we'd like to focus our time on working with services on the Bluemix platform. You'll see how to work with JSON objects, bind services, and build a Watson powered application and will walk away with the practical knowledge of how to put these services into their applications and to see just how easy it is to get started with Watson services on Bluemix.

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