microservices

Precise Visibility into Applications with Instana on IBM Bluemix Container Service

In this blog post we discuss how Instana integrates with IBM Bluemix Container Service to provide full visibility of your containerized applications, as they run in production. The linked tutorial was written by Pedro Pacheco, a Senior Solution Architect at Instana, with over 20 years of experience. We are excited to partner together to demonstrate how quickly and easily users can deploy a Kubernetes cluster in the IBM Cloud, deploy a sample application, and then leverage Instana’s Dynamic APM, which delivers visibility and performance management for dynamic containerized applications running in the cloud.

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Kubernetes 1.7 available in IBM Bluemix Container Service

We’re excited to announce that Kubernetes 1.7 is available for IBM Bluemix Container Service. You can now update your Kubernetes master and worker nodes to the latest supported version of Kubernetes by using either the Bluemix dashboard or the CLI. To get the most of the 1.7 features, you must enable those features after you update. Before […]

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Monitoring & logging for IBM Bluemix Container Service with Sematext

In this blog post we discuss how Sematext integrates with IBM Bluemix Container Service to provide monitoring and logging 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 Sematext in this cluster. IBM Cloud has monitoring and logging capabilities in the platform, but we know our customers operate in a multi-cloud or hybrid cloud environment and we are very excited to partner with Sematext, enabling operational consistency across those environments. We worked with Alen Komljen, an Automation Engineer from Sematext, to create the following content and perform the technology validation.

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Webinar: Getting ahead with Microservices Builder (Eclipse-compatible CLI plugin)

Rapidly developing and iterating applications that noticeably innovate user experience in any market or industry has become a competitive necesssity. Cloud native development is the term for using cloud platforms and services along with DevOps processes and practices, tool-chain-driven automation, and data-driven performance reviews to delight customers beyond current expectations. As software organizations make the transition […]

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What’s included in the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI version 1.0.0

New features and fixes in version 1.0.0 of the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI which was formerly known as the Bluemix Developer CLI Plug-in.

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Are You A Cloud Foundry User?

IBM actively engages developers, architects, and engineers in the open source community through foundations and initiatives. A Platinum Member of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, IBM regularly sponsors the annual Cloud Foundry Summit, where this year’s keynote speaker list includes Julian Friedman, Product Manager & Software Engineer. Developers use Cloud Foundry across every stage of the […]

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Webinar: Rapidly developing applications with microservices

This webinar presents the important aspects of microservices by focusing on a specific cloud enhanced and cloud native microservice reference application. The presentation includes the deployment of an app on a managed Kubernetes service and explanation of the benefits of doing DevOps within that environment.

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Rapidly developing applications (part 6): designing and versioning APIs

In part 6, we review best practices for creating and maintaining APIs within an application and between a cloud-deployed application and components that live on premises. This is a guide to the overall series.

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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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