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Don’t Miss This Hands-on Lab at VMworld 2017

Want hands-on experience with technologies that can help your organization work smarter? VMworld attendees have the opportunity to meet our experts and try out IBM solutions and products. Stop by the South Pacific Ballroom in Las Vegas for this hands-on lab.

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IBM Container Service Makes Docker Production-Ready

Recent offerings in the container space sparked a lot of buzz about Docker, Kubernetes, and ISTIO. Where does IBM stand in all of this? Let’s take a closer look… IBM Bluemix Container Service builds on open source technology to provide production-ready security, life-long node management, and accelerated innovation for multi-container apps. You can move enterprise-grade […]

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The evolution of data protection: differences between backup and disaster recovery

Having worked with many clients over the last 10-15 years in the data protection space, one of most common questions that I have been asked is "How is Backup difference than Disaster Recovery?" There is usually quite a bit of confusion around the conceptual differences, so let me avail this opportunity to explain the differences between the two and explain how these terms have evolved over time.

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Locating IoT with Skyhook Precision Location

In the Internet of Things (IoT), millions of connected "things" record and communicate important data via the Internet to central platforms or other "things." This data provides important information such as temperature, humidity, diagnostics, or usage that can be used in troubleshooting, servicing, or providing status updates to interested parties. For most use cases, the location of a given device is a critical element that must be calculated and transmitted accurately and efficiently.

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Kubernetes and IBM Bluemix: How to deploy, manage, and secure your container-based workloads – Part 4

What if because of compliance reasons, we can’t migrate all of our on-premises data to the cloud, but we still want to allow our new microservice applications to leverage this data? In the Bluemix Container Service, we can use a Vyatta Gateway Appliance or Fortigate Appliance.

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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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Continuous Release beta now available

The beta version of the IBM® Cloud Continuous Release Bluemix® service is now available. Continuous Release in an enterprise-scale release management tool that makes it easy to combine on-prem and cloud-native tools into a single release event.

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Taking WebSphere Applications to the Cloud

With many traditional workloads moving to cloud-based infrastructures, now is the perfect time to assess your existing Java-based workloads and migrate them to WebSphere Application Server on IBM Bluemix. More commonly known as “WAS on Cloud”, this service provides a fully-configured, turn-key WebSphere-based application environment, supporting both Traditional WAS and Liberty applications. You use your same tried & true wsadmin automation scripts, same CI/CD techniques, but just point them at Bluemix instead of your own infrastructure! This post summarizes the steps from WAS to the cloud.

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Kubernetes and IBM Bluemix: How to deploy, manage, and secure your container-based workloads – Part 3

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. In this entry, we finish looking at the network details behind the communication between your container-based workloads in Kubernetes.

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