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Get immediate hands-on time with IBM Cloud Private

To give you an idea of the IBM Cloud Private environment, the IBM Cloud Garage Method site hosts a hands-on demonstration using actual private servers, allocated on demand for your evaluation. The brief 10 minute demo guides you through the steps of installing a storefront shopping application defined by several Kurbernetes-based microservices. Once installed, you’ll see how to monitor its deployment and running status.

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Webinar: Don’t go it alone! Accelerate IBM Cloud Private adoption with proven roadmaps

IBM can help your company modernize your application infrastructure as well as your development and operations culture to ensure your success with a pragmatic, swift, and low-risk cloud adoption journey that builds on your existing investments in technology and talent. Join this session to hear about IBM's client learnings from IBM Cloud Private patterns and use cases that you apply to your own cloud adoption plans.

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Webinar: Effectively monitoring and scaling apps with Kubernetes

In this webinar, Senior Technical Offering Manager Chris Rosen from IBM provides background on Kubernetes orchestration and takes us through setting up a Kubernetes container cluster. Co-founder of CoScale Frederic Ryckbosh then shows us how to prepare the new cluster for comprehensive monitoring with agents.

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Microservices: 5 Principles of Management

The benefits of a microservices architecture come with a price. The service management solution must deal with the architecture’s inherent dynamics, dependencies, and complexities to ensure that the application is available and performing. Ignoring these considerations could result in the microservice-based applications might behave worse than a monolithic application that was built in the traditional fashion. The principles of managing microservices explained in this post will help you avoid these pitfalls.

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Microservices and cloud-native development versus traditional development

Kyle Brown, Distinguished Engineer at IBM, shares his experience assisting IBM Cloud Garage clients with the adoption of microservices leveraging the tools and practices defined in the Garage Method.

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Quickly Develop, Build, and Deploy Applications on IBM Cloud with DevOps services – Part 2

In this post, we'll talk about how you can create a DevOps toolchain in Bluemix using Bluemix Continuous Delivery if you've already built and deployed an application.

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WebSphere on the Cloud: Application Mitigation

Do you have a modernized WebSphere application in your business running on your on-premise infrastructure? If you’ve migrated your old application code to the present-day WebSphere Application Server (WAS) version and updated your development environments / delivery pipelines to modern practices, it’s time to move your application to the WebSphere Application Server as a Service. In the last blog entry, we explained how you can modernize your existing WebSphere applications with minimal changes and migrate them to the cloud, lowering your costs and simplifying maintenance. This blog entry, we'll cover how to iteratively moving core pieces of compute-based business logic to cloud-based services.

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WebSphere on the Cloud: Evolving to Microservices

Do you have existing monolithic Java/JEE applications running on WebSphere Application Server? Is your application comprised of multiple business functionalities, but it’s packaged as a single application? Are there performance bottlenecks that you are not able to resolve because the application does not scale well? If you answered yes to any of these questions, read this post to learn how you can refactor your existing monolithic WebSphere application into a microservices-based application.

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Getting started with Kubernetes and the Secure Kubernetes toolchain

The IBM Garage Method recently published the introduction "Manage highly available apps in Docker containers and Kubernetes clusters on IBM Cloud". To complement this introduction, the IBM Garage Method now has a tutorial on how to create and use the Secure Kubernetes toolchain.

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