containers

IBM Bluemix Container Service Live in Sydney and London

The IBM Bluemix Container Service combines Docker and Kubernetes to deliver powerful tools, an intuitive user experiences, and built-in security and isolation to enable rapid delivery of applications all while leveraging Cloud Services including cognitive capabilities from Watson. The service launched initially in US South (Dallas) and EU Central (Frankfurt). As the IBM Cloud continues to expand our datacenter scope, the container service is expanding as well. The container service is now available in the Sydney and London regions.

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Deprecation: Single and Scalable Group Container Service in Bluemix Dedicated and Local

We are excited that the IBM Bluemix Container Service with Kubernetes has now gone live. IBM Bluemix Container Service now combines Docker and Kubernetes to deliver powerful tools, an intuitive user experience, and built-in security and isolation. The service leverages cloud services and Watson’s cognitive capabilities to enable rapid delivery of applications. It provides access to all of the DevOps capabilities of Kubernetes including rolling updates to support zero-downtime deployments of new versions.

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Deprecation: Single and Scalable Group Container Service in Bluemix Public

We are excited that the IBM Bluemix Container Service with Kubernetes is now gone live. IBM Bluemix Container Service now combines Docker and Kubernetes to deliver powerful tools, an intuitive user experience, and built-in security and isolation. The service leverages cloud services and Watson’s cognitive capabilities to enable rapid delivery of applications. It provides access to all of the DevOps capabilities of Kubernetes including rolling updates to support zero-downtime deployments of new versions.

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Twistlock on IBM Bluemix Container Service

One of the guiding principles at Twistlock has been meeting customers wherever they already are. As containers become the predominant way to build, ship, and run apps, we want to make sure customers can secure their apps across every cloud they run in. We recently worked with IBM to demonstrate how Twistlock can protect apps running on the IBM Bluemix Container Service and this blog gives an overview of how it works.

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Monitoring IBM Bluemix Container Service with Datadog

In this blog post, we discuss how Datadog easily integrates with the IBM Bluemix Container Service to provide full visibility of your containerized workloads and operational consistency with container deployments in a multi-cloud architecture. In the sections below, we demonstrate how to set up a Kubernetes cluster in Bluemix and how to deploy Datadog to monitor it. You can proactively of your applications hosted on IBM Bluemix Container Service.

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IBM Announces Kubernetes-based IBM Cloud private platform

We're excited to announce the release of IBM Cloud private, a new way to deliver and run your elastic workloads in your own trusted data centers.

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Introducing the IBM Developer Extension for Visual Studio Code

We're delighted to introduce to you the IBM Developer Extension for Visual Studio code. This extension provides access to capabilities from the IBM developer CLI directly within the Visual Studio Code editor's command palette. It enables you to quickly access a subset of bx dev commands for both Docker and CloudFoundry workflows, including app deployment, starting/stoping/restarting apps on Bluemix, viewing remote app logs, and more - all without the need to leave the editor's context.

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Protecting container deployments on Bluemix with Aqua Security

The security of enterprise software has never been more important. As more and more enterprises move to container-based deployments in the public or hybrid cloud, there are increasing numbers of security professionals who must be confident that they are minimizing and controlling risk. In this post we’ll explore using Aqua Security to protect a containerized deployment on the IBM Bluemix Container Service from attacks in real time. As an example, we’ll run the sample Car Dashboard app for the Watson Conversation Service and take a look at it under Aqua.

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Kubernetes now live on IBM Bluemix Container Service

Today IBM has announced the general availability of Kubernetes support in the IBM Bluemix Container Service. The IBM Bluemix Container Service, now combines Docker and Kubernetes to deliver powerful tools, an intuitive user experience, and built-in security and isolation to enable rapid delivery of applications all while leveraging Cloud Services including cognitive capabilities from Watson.

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