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Speed up your WordPress with IBM Cloud

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems available, but the many websites and blogs that use it experience issues with speed. At IBM Cloud, there are several solutions that can help alleviate some of these issues and allow you to have a better and faster WordPress experience.

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Common IBM Cloud ID and Billing Questions: Part 2

You expect and deserve answers to questions as quickly as possible so that you can move forward with your business. In Bluemix Support, we receive a number of similar questions involving account changes, billing, and login issues. As we see patterns, we update our externally published FAQs to help you address questions without needing to open a ticket. However, if you need to open a ticket, we will address it as quickly as possible based on the documented severity levels in our Getting customer support information. In conjunction with my April 2016 Common Bluemix ID and billing questions article, here are some questions and answers:

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Getting Started with Django on IBM Cloud

We just released a new starter kit on IBM Cloud App Service that makes it easy to get started on a production-ready Django app. IBM Cloud App Service helps developers build cloud native applications by generating pre-configured, production-ready starters. This post will teach you how to create the new Django starter. Django is a python web framework that follows the Model View Controller architectural pattern that emphasizes reusability and rapid development for complex, data driven websites. In this tutorial, we will go over how to create, build, run, and deploy a Django Web Basic starter.

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IBM Cloud Foundry Enterprise Environment (Experimental)

We're delighted to be working on a new offering in the IBM Cloud Foundry compute, called the Cloud Foundry Enterprise Environment. This offering provides a version of Cloud Foundry deployed into a customer's IBM Cloud account in any of our worldwide regions.

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Get Started with Streaming Analytics + Message Hub

Message Hub provides a simple communication mechanism built on Apache Kafka, enabling communication between loosely coupled Bluemix services. This article shows how to communicate with Message Hub from the Streaming Analytics Bluemix service using the messaging toolkit.

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What’s included in the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI version 1.2.0

New features and fixes in version 1.2.0 of the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI.

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Deprecating the Business Rules service

We’d like to inform you that we are deprecating the Business Rules service from IBM Cloud.

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Turn-key Kubernetes with data visualization and analytics

There are many reasons why you might choose Kubernetes as your platform for hosting your application(s). In Cloud Foundry, for each application, the platform provides the isolation, OS, runtime, networking and management capabilities. This opinionated environment is ideal for some use cases. Kubernetes provides similar capabilities but gives you the control of the OS, runtime, networking rules of each service, communication between services in your cluster and more.

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Connecting your Kubernetes cluster to on-premises resources

Writing microservices in containers and deploying them to a Kubernetes cluster running on IBM Cloud is a great way to create greenfield applications. Frequently you'll also have mountains of useful data hosted by on-premises systems. What if you can’t migrate this data to the cloud due to compliance reasons, but you still want to allow your new microservice application to leverage it?

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