announcements

December 15, 2014

Update to IBM Workflow for Bluemix Dec 16 4AM EST – User Action Required

On December 16, 2014 at 4:00 AM EST the IBM Workflow service will be updated. This update is expected to last 30 minutes. All users of the Workflow service will be disrupted during the time of the update. User action is required!

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December 12, 2014

Sample WordPress Deployment in Bluemix

WordPress on Bluemix, an IBM jStart project, is now available from the catalog! The WordPress on Bluemix boilerplate adds services like Object Storage for media and SendGrid for integrated email. It comes preconfigured with these services and the default settings necessary to bring WordPress to Bluemix on the cloud. In the past, setting up WordPress involved manually downloading and pushing code; now this can all be done easily through the Bluemix web console. Visit the Bluemix catalog to quickly deploy your own WordPress website and have it hosted on Bluemix.

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December 10, 2014

IBM DataWorks is Going into General Availability

On December 12, 2014 we will be updating the IBM DataWorks Beta Service. This update will refresh the Beta service to the Go Live (GA) version of the software and will include usability enhancements, improved documentation, additional source/target combinations including access to on premise data via a secure connector to Oracle, data masking, and a […]

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December 8, 2014

Launch of Cloud Foundry Foundation Operations

Last year, IBM and Pivotal announced an agreement to develop an open governance model for Cloud Foundry. As soon as the open source community began to gain influence, interest in Cloud Foundry exploded. We've been rapidly growing our vibrant community of users and contributors who are supportive, engaged, and opinionated about the direction of Cloud Foundry ever since. Today, the Cloud Foundry Foundation launched its formal operations. As a user and a contributor to Cloud Foundry, this is exciting news! Today's launch of the foundation helps ensure that the growth of our community continues. And if you're a developer deploying apps to IBM Bluemix, you're a member of that community!

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December 4, 2014

Bluemix Launches IBM Containers Beta Based on Docker

At DockerCon Europe today we announced the availability of the beta of our new IBM container service on Bluemix. Get Started with IBM Containers

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November 20, 2014

Bluemix London Now Live!

We’ve got not just one, but two big announcements for you in today’s blog: With the introduction of Bluemix London, the original U.S.-hosted Bluemix has a European twin! This means you can exploit the power of Bluemix to deploy apps that run in the United Kingdom or the United States. With your existing account, you […]

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October 8, 2014

Bluemix UI Updates: Say Hello to Watson!

We're pleased to announce another round of Bluemix UI updates. This refresh is especially exciting as we welcome IBM® Watson™ services to the Bluemix Catalog. With this addition, you can now rapidly prototype and build cognitive apps in the cloud!

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October 8, 2014

What will you build with Watson?

Since the Watson system first competed and won on Jeopardy in 2011, we have been working with select industries and partners to introduce a new generation of applications and systems built on cognitive technology. Now we are taking the next step and announcing the release of the first betas of Watson services onto Bluemix for the entire world of interested developers to use in their own applications.

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April 1, 2014

BlueMix UI Updated with New Features!

Earlier today the BlueMix UI was updated with a number of improvements. The general theme of this set of updates is to help you find the information you need, when you need it:  Search enablement in the catalog and dashboard, ability to mark your favorite applications or services, “Quick Docs" functionality to gain fast access to the VCAP_SERVICES information for services you've bound to an application, and improvements to service creation like assigning a meaningful name to the new service instance.

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