Jack Cai

May 2, 2016

Community buildpack updates in Bluemix

We are upgrading the community buildpacks.

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February 4, 2016

Liberty buildpack v2.4 – New runtime versions and security fixes

We have released a new version of the Liberty for Java buildpack in Bluemix that includes component version updates and security fixes. We also removed Liberty buildpack v1 from Bluemix, as part of the transition plan to v2. More...

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November 13, 2015

Community buildpack updates in Bluemix

We are updating the community buildpacks across all the Bluemix public regions, which is expected to complete early next week. This post documents the new versions that will be available. More...

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June 22, 2015

Resolving Bluemix application push failures – application startup errors

Many things can go wrong when you push an application to Bluemix. Some of the errors are easier to figure out, while others may be harder. This is the last post of my three-part series on application push errors. The first post talked about client and fabric related errors, and the second talked about application staging time errors. If the application gets through those errors, the final step is to actually get started and running. More...

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June 17, 2015

Resolving Bluemix application push failures – application staging errors

Many things can go wrong when you push an application to Bluemix. Some of the errors are easier to figure out, while others may be harder. In this three-part blog series, I will examine the common errors that may happen during application push, including their symptom, the tools and techniques to diagnose them, and the possible solutions. This post will present the next category of errors—application staging errors. More...

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June 16, 2015

Liberty buildpack v1.19 – enhanced app management support

We just pushed out a new version of the Liberty for Java buildpack in Bluemix, version v1.19! The major enhancement in this release is the application management support. This introduces development mode, which enabled users to do remote debugging and incremental update against their Liberty applications in Bluemix. In addition, it provides a nice web dev console for managing the application “in-place” and direct shell access into the application container.

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June 8, 2015

Resolving Bluemix application push failures – client and fabric errors

Many things can go wrong when you push an application to Bluemix. Some of the errors are easier to figure out, while others may be harder. In this three-part blog series, I will examine the common errors that may happen during application push, including their symptom, the tools and techniques to diagnose them, and the possible solutions.

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January 5, 2015

New exciting features in Liberty & Node.js buildpacks

Since our last update, we have released four new versions of the Liberty and Node.js buildpacks in Bluemix. The improvements include development mode support in Eclipse, dynamic log level setting for Node.js, new Liberty and Node.js runtimes, and enhanced JVM option support.

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