bluemix-support-notifications

October 25, 2016

End of beta – BigInsights for Apache Hadoop Basic plan

We have had a successful Beta of the Basic plan on BigInsights for Apache Hadoop. We’ve incorporated your feedback into the Basic plan that was launched in August this year. The Beta of the Basic plan is retired; the Basic Plan will be available as a GA offering and we will share updates on this soon. The Enterprise Plan is unchanged.

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October 25, 2016

Retirement of Beta Services – Virtual Servers, Block Storage, Network Security Groups

With yesterday’s introduction of infrastructure services now available to purchase in IBM Bluemix, effective October 25, 2016, we are retiring the following Beta services: Bluemix Virtual Servers, Block Storage, and Network Security Groups.

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October 25, 2016

Time to migrate to new Weather Company Data service

If you created your Bluemix account with us prior to July 1st, you are accessing the old Insights for Weather service. To continue evaluating the weather data service, you must migrate your application. It only takes three easy steps.

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October 25, 2016

IBM Analytics for Apache Spark – Personal Plan price and name change

We’re excited to announce new pricing and a name change for the IBM Analytics for Apache Spark Personal Plan. The pricing change is effective November 1, 2016.

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October 20, 2016

IBM DataWorks is renamed IBM Bluemix Data Connect

IBM DataWorks service has been renamed IBM Bluemix Data Connect as part of the strategic announcement to make data simple and accessible to all.

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October 12, 2016

How do you get help for Bluemix, anyway?

Bluemix is a fantastic cloud platform as a service, with zillions of useful software services for creating applications of all kinds. But getting up to speed on a platform that provides so many opportunities can be daunting. If you are just beginning to dig in, where do you turn for help?

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October 4, 2016

Switching your SoftLayer authentication to IBMid

We recently enabled new users to SoftLayer to start with an IBMid to manage your SoftLayer account, but also to access Bluemix-based services and resources by using a single sign-on.

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September 27, 2016

Message Hub Incubator to be retired

We’d like to inform you that we are retiring the Message Hub Incubator service. This is not to be confused with the Message Hub service, which remains fully supported.

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September 27, 2016

IBM Watson Language Translation rebranded to Language Translator

We’d like to inform you that as of September 26th, 2016, a new rebranded “Language Translation” service tile called "Language Translator" was released on Bluemix. It provides similar the same programming interfaces as the existing "Language Translation" service and simplified pricing plans.

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