Kubernetes

Deploying a React web app with IBM Container Services

The IBM NodeJS team has built a starter for developers to quickly create and deploy a MERN stack in a Kubernetes container. You may ask, “What is a MERN stack?” MERN stands for MongoDB, Express, React and NodeJS. Our MERN starter is a working application with a React frontend that makes HTTP requests to an Express/Node.js backend, where sessions are persisted using MongoDB.

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Kubernetes and IBM Bluemix: How to deploy, manage, and secure your container-based workloads – Part 5

In the IBM Bluemix Container Service, the Calico network project can be used to create cluster-wide application-aware network policies that can be used to distribute firewalls across worker nodes. We can put up mini-firewalls for traffic between Kubernetes pods, but also ingress and egress traffic outside of the cluster for each pod. This post is the last in a five-part series on IBM Bluemix Container Service and application networking.

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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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Deploying a Spring IBM Graph Application to Bluemix Kubernetes

In this blog post, I'll describe the process of connecting an IBM Graph service on Bluemix with a Spring application. Then we'll deploy that application to a Bluemix Kubernetes cluster, using Kubernetes secrets to securely pass configuration credentials.

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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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Deploy Logistics Wizard microservices with Kubernetes and Istio

Logistics Wizard is a reimagined supply chain optimization system for the 21st century. In this post, we show how to deploy its microservices in Kubernetes.

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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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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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