auto-scaling

March 11, 2019

Worker Node Auto-Scaling GA in IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service

We're extremely excited to announce the general availability of worker node auto-scaling in IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service.

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February 27, 2019

Autoscale Applications in the IBM Cloud Foundry Enterprise Environment

We are excited to announce the availability of application auto-scaling capabilities in v2.1.0 of the IBM Cloud Foundry Enterprise Environment (CFEE) offering. This is built on the open-source App-Autoscaler project in the Cloud Foundry community.

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November 24, 2015

Scaling and Auto-Recovery with IBM Containers

IBM Containers, based on Docker, is a relatively new addition to Bluemix. However, some of the IBM Container features like scaling and auto-recovery has been borrowed from Cloud Foundry because of their ease-of-use. In this tutorial, we will look at scaling and auto-recovery of IBM Containers using the ic plugin for the Cloud Foundry CLI.

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September 29, 2015

Webinar Q&A: Avoid the Nightmare! How Auto-Scaling Can Save Your Apps

Every developer’s or startup’s dream is for their app to be wildly successful, make lots of money, and get tons of traffic. However, if your app blows up overnight – i.e. featured on Reddit or Slashdot – can you manage the increased traffic so that your app doesn’t tank? Dreams quickly become nightmares if you’re not prepared to ensure your application’s survival. This update provides answers to the questions posed during the webinar.

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September 18, 2015

Webinar: Avoid the Nightmare! How Auto-Scaling Can Save Your Apps

Every developer’s or startup’s dream is for their app to be wildly successful, make lots of money, and get tons of traffic. However, if your app blows up overnight – i.e. featured on Reddit or Slashdot – can you manage the increased traffic so that your app doesn’t tank? Dreams quickly become nightmares if you’re not prepared to ensure your application’s survival.

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August 2, 2015

Best of Bluemix: Elastic apps, iOS8 games, and 5 advantages for developers

This weekly post showcases some of the best new tutorials, videos, and other content published each week on developerWorks. Featured are articles on creating an iOS 8 game, an introduction to Bluemix fundamentals, and making your application "elastic" on Bluemix. More...

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April 3, 2015

Handle the Unexpected with Bluemix Auto-Scaling

One of the intrinsic benefits of cloud platform services is that they drastically simplify the process of scaling your application. Scaling can be done both vertically - by increasing the amount of memory available to each instance - or horizontally - by creating additional instances. This process of scaling your application can be done manually, either through the Cloud Foundry CLI or the application dashboard. However, it is also useful to be able to scale automatically in order to quickly react to spikes in application usage. The Auto-Scaling service provides the ability for users to dynamically scale their application horizontally by creating custom policies that dictate scaling behavior. By binding the service to your application, Auto-Scaling allows you to define rules that control the behavior for scaling in and out.

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April 18, 2014

Java EE application with SQLDB, SessionCache and Auto-Scaling services on BlueMix: CloudTrader

CloudTrader is a Java EE application that simulates an online stock trading system. This application enables users to log in, view their portfolio, lookup stock quotes, and buy or sell stock shares. It is built primarily with Java Servlets, JSPs, and JavaBeans. CloudTrader was created by making changes on top of a ten year old DayTrader benchmark application to showcase how you can migrate an existing application to BlueMix and revitalize it with services in Bluemix.

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February 5, 2014

Caching in the Cloud

BlueMix includes a general purpose caching service powered by WebSphere eXreme Scale to really accelerate your applications in the cloud. You can use this cache to store user profiles, store frequently accessed data, or as a general purpose state store for your application. There are two primary APIs to the Cache: Java and HTTP REST. You can learn more about these APIs in the WebSphere eXtreme Scale InfoCenter.

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