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How to strengthen your development team with IBM DevOps Insights

Complex systems require developers to work together and problem-solve together. To achieve this goal, developers must be able to easily read, understand, edit, or rewrite each others code. Using IBM DevOps Insights, I’ll show you how social coding interactions affect your development team dynamic and how your team do more faster by adapting your development processes based on these insights.

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Kubernetes and IBM Bluemix: How to deploy, manage, and secure your container-based workloads

IBM Bluemix Container Service is based on Kubernetes and runs on top of IBM Bluemix Infrastructure; it automates the full end-to-end installation of Kubernetes through the Bluemix portal. This series of posts will explain what infrastructure components are involved, how to connect it to your existing workloads and data sources, and how to secure it.

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How to strengthen your dev team with insights on social coding

You probably have a good idea who are your strongest coders and who's great at debugging. You may even have a feeling about who'd be a potentially strong mentor for those new to your team. Don't rely on intuition, leverage the key social cues buried in your code repository. With the new DevOps Insights from Bluemix, you'll see how your team interacts based on real data, not guesswork.

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Your cloud architecture questions answered

You don’t need to start with a blank sheet of paper. Based on years of consulting engagements, the IBM Cloud Garage Method distills a portfolio of practices and provides blueprints that address business challenges. The blueprints, or reference architectures, are based on proven solutions that combine compute infrastructure and cloud-based services. Here's how you get started.

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Join the Webcast: The Architecture of IBM Cloud Automation Manager

Has your organization already committed to hybrid cloud? Do you have multiple clouds that need automated delivery of application environments all with consistency? IBM Cloud Automation Manager (CAM) is a solution that provides this management of multi-cloud environments, allowing IT Operations to accelerate service, automation and delivery. Join the webcast to dive deep into the architectural principles of a multi-cloud management solution.

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Update to IBM Cloud Garage Method Field Guide

We've updated the Garage Method site and our high-level overview of the IBM Cloud Garage Method. Learn about the Garage Method’s practices, toolchains and architectures that will transform your the entire product lifecycle.

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My microservice has crashed, now what?

Although you have been very cautious about protecting your code against failures, it happened, it crashed. Now what? How does the platform help you keep your service available?

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Practical Advice: Key decisions when building Microservices apps in Java with Kubernetes

Based on our experience developing a sample storefront application as part of the IBM Garage Method Reference Architecture for Microservices, this post summarizes key design decisions to consider as part of a Kubernetes-based deployment and offers our recommendations.

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Performance and scalability case study of an Online Banking Application

This post summarizes the performance and scalability characteristics of an online banking (OLB) application deployed on IBM Bluemix cloud platform. The performance case study was conducted on both Bluemix Dedicated and Local platforms. The main focus of this work is to understand the capabilities of the Bluemix platform and demonstrate that it can meet the performance and scalability requirements of an OLB application at peak load.

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