July 21, 2017 | Written by: Chris Rosen
Categorized: What's New
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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.
If you do not have an existing Bluemix account, sign up here.
After logging into Bluemix, select Sydney or London as the region.
Now you are ready to create a new cluster in this region! This tutorial will guide you through the process. If you are ready for something more complex, try the developer journey that guides you through deploying Java microservices on Kubernetes within a polyglot ecosystem.
Questions or comments? Please join us on our public Slack channel at https://ibm-container-service.slack.com. If you have issues joining send an email to email@example.com.
What is IBM Bluemix?
Bluemix was announced in June 2014 as the IBM Cloud platform, providing users with a variety of compute choices as well as over 140 IBM and third party services. Today we are expanding our geographic reach for the IBM Bluemix Container Service.