Andrew Schofield

December 20, 2016

Bridging from MQ into Message Hub in IBM Bluemix

We're making some changes to how you can connect your MQ queue managers to cloud services in IBM Bluemix. It will take some time before the work is complete, but this post will give you a peek into what's coming up.

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May 24, 2016

Our datacenter, your cloud – Message Hub on Bluemix Dedicated

If you like the idea of Message Hub, but need more performance or isolation, you should be thinking about a dedicated instance of Message Hub. This is a single-tenant Bluemix environment hosted in a separate SoftLayer account managed by IBM. It’s like having your own cloud provisioned in an IBM datacenter. Many of the Bluemix services, including Message Hub, are available in Bluemix Dedicated.

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February 15, 2016

Easily stream events into Bluemix using our new Message Connect service

I’m delighted to announce the availability of our new experimental service, Message Connect. Message Connect is a service which enables you to feed events from a variety of sources into Message Hub. So, if you want to get events from sources such as Twitter into your Bluemix apps, this is the easiest way to achieve it.

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December 14, 2015

IBM Message Hub goes live in Bluemix

I’m very pleased to tell you about the release of the new IBM Message Hub service in IBM Bluemix. After a couple of months as a beta service, it’s now progressed to a fully fledged, generally available service. Message Hub brings the power and scale of Apache Kafka to the IBM Bluemix cloud. As far as we know, this is the first multi-tenant, cloud-hosted service based on Kafka. It makes it very quick and easy to experiment with Kafka and Bluemix, whether you’re writing an application using a runtime environment such as Node.js, a Docker container or a virtual machine, or integrating with other Bluemix services.

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August 17, 2015

Device Management is now live in IoT

I’d like to tell you about a major new enhancement we’ve just made to the Internet of Things Foundation service. We call it Device Management, and it’s all about making it easy and efficient to manage lots of IoT devices.

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