announcements

March 6, 2019

WebSphere Application Server Extends Java SE 7 Support

Many of our clients have told us they are still currently engaged in migration activities, so IBM WebSphere is announcing that WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 is extending its support of Java SE 7 until July 2022.

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February 12, 2019

A “Kubernetes Everywhere” Approach: Build and Deploy Enterprise-Scale Modern Applications for Hybrid Cloud

We are excited to introduce two optional cloud-managed services and capabilities designed to enable clients to quickly build and deploy enterprise-scale container-based applications across hybrid environments: Managed Istio and Managed Knative for IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service.

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December 7, 2018

IBM Cloud Functions Adds Support for Node.js 10

IBM Cloud Functions officially supports the latest version of Node.js including included security updates, new features, and performance improvements.

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December 6, 2018

Increase Observability by Using IBM Cloud Monitoring with Sysdig

IBM Cloud Monitoring with Sysdig is a fully managed enterprise-grade monitoring service for application visibility, alerting, and troubleshooting.

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December 6, 2018

Document Translation Made Easy with Watson Language Translator

IBM Watson Language Translator now offers document format preservation with Document Translation (Beta). You can create new, translated documents to improve translation efficiency and reduce development time.

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November 8, 2018

Watson Machine Learning is Deprecating Support for Nvidia P100 GPU

We would like to inform you that we are removing the P100 compute tier from Watson Machine Learning service. We will still keep supporting K80 and V100 compute tiers and there will be no impact to K80 and V100 users.

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November 7, 2018

IBM Cloud Functions Adds Support for Ruby 2.5

IBM Cloud Functions is welcoming Ruby 2.5 as a natively supported programming language. Join the Serverless revolution and start building cloud-native apps.

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October 30, 2018

Pricing Update for IBM Watson Speech to Text and Text to Speech

Effective December 1, 2018, the IBM Watson Speech to Text and Text to Speech services will be removing the free tiers from their Standard plans (i.e., the 1,000-free-minute tier in Speech to Text and 1,000,000-free-character tier in Text to Speech).

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October 8, 2018

Migrating IBM Watson Service Instances from VLAN to VRF

IBM Watson services will automatically change all accounts to support Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF), making it easier to connect to private endpoints. The upgrade will occur Saturday, November 10th from 5:30 PM US Eastern to 6:00 PM US Eastern in order to minimize impact to you and your customers’ workloads.

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