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February 15, 2019

Liberty for Java Buildpack Now Contains Two Liberty Production Runtimes

The Liberty runtime is moving from a quarterly to a four-week release cycle. As a result, the buildpack will release new functions and fixes quicker. Users of the Liberty for Java buildpack will notice a few changes to the Liberty versions packaged with the buildpack.

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January 23, 2019

Monitor and Debug Java Microservices with MicroProfile OpenTracing

In cloud-native Java applications, multiple microservices are running behind the application. If you have hundreds of services, how do you debug an individual request as it travels throughout a distributed system? Save your SREs headaches by enabling proper distributed tracing. Java MicroProfile's OpenTracing specifications makes it easier.

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January 22, 2019

Modernize Your WebSphere Apps for the Cloud @ Think 2019

What’s involved in the migration of your traditional WebSphere apps to those based on WebSphere Liberty in the cloud? In this Think 2019 hands-on lab, you’ll learn how the IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor (included with IBM Cloud Private) can streamline migrations by scanning your app’s binaries, identifying compatibility issues, and generating required artifacts like the Kubernetes-required manifest.

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January 18, 2019

Deploy WebSphere Liberty on Cloud Foundry or Kubernetes Environments

Did you know that Open Liberty is a great match for your Spring Boot applications? But after you have this nicely packaged application, how do you deploy it into Pivotal environments? Whether its Pivotal Application Service (PAS) or Pivotal Container Service (PKS), Liberty has got you covered. This blog post walks through your options for each environment.

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November 21, 2018

Scaling Your Java MicroProfile-Based Microservices App (3 of 3)

Small errors can propagate into large problems (especially in a microservice architecture in a distributed systems environment) if you don't plan for fault tolerance! This final entry compares and contrasts the Spring Boot and MicroProfile approaches to handle the inevitable.

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November 7, 2018

Open Liberty Loves Spring

We think Open Liberty and Spring go well together. Liberty loves Spring and we want to make it easy for Spring Boot developers to love Liberty. With the new boost-maven-plugin plugin, it's handled automatically as part of your maven build.

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November 2, 2018

Scaling Your Java MicroProfile-Based Microservices App (2 of 3)

In this blog series, we cover how to handle scalability for Liberty’s MicroProfile-based microservices, focusing on externalizing configuration, security, and fault tolerance. In this second entry in the series, you'll learn how to secure the REST APIs using MicroProfile JWT Propagation.

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October 17, 2018

Certified Kubernetes Deployments Made Easy with WebSphere Liberty Cloud Pak

You want to have confidence in your cloud-based deployment of WebSphere Liberty on Kubernetes. Developers want an environment that's ready to go, administrators want an infrastructure that's trusted. Who wants to be in the business of stitching together component layers and then verifying they're compatible with each other? With IBM Cloud Paks, rely on a trusted and tested release with key components verified as a set.

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October 11, 2018

Java Microservices with MicroProfile – Rest Client and JSON

To help us effectively implement REST, powerful languages like Java provide a vast library of convenient tools to use. Today's blog will highlight two features, MicroProfile's Rest Client 1.0 and JSON-B, and how to build them into your Java EE microservice application to help you achieve the benefits of cloud-based application performance, scalability, and simplicity. 

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