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Monitoring IBM Bluemix Container Service with Sysdig Container Intelligence

We at Sysdig were happy to see IBM’s launch of their new container service. A very stable and well managed cluster environment for your apps and containers powered by IBM is a big step forward for both Kubernetes and the Cloud. And, in our humble opinion, pairing Bluemix up with a cornerstone container intelligence tool like Sysdig is a match made in Devops heaven. This blog was easy to write as it took 3 steps to get up and running with Bluemix’s excellent deployment and management CLI tools along with the Sysdig Monitor daemonset deployment. Read more!

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The Container Industry Moves On From Single Instance…

Interest in containers has surged in the DevOps community since IBM co-founded the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in 2015. Innovation in open cloud technology creates challenges with interoperability and integration. The Foundation is run by developers, for developers to minimize those challenges by promoting cloud native applications and services.

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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 Bluemix Container Registry is now live

IBM has announced that the IBM Bluemix Container Registry is live as a separate offering within the IBM Bluemix platform. The registry has been an integral part of IBM Bluemix Container Service since its inception in June 2015.

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Monitoring IBM Bluemix Container Service with CoScale

In this blog post we discuss how CoScale integrates with IBM Bluemix Container Service to provide full visibility of your containerized applications, as they run in production. In the sections below, we demonstrate how to set up a Kubernetes cluster in Bluemix and how to set up CoScale to monitor this cluster. As a result, with CoScale, you can proactively manage the performance of your applications hosted on IBM Bluemix Container Service.

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