March 1, 2017

Get started guides for your favorite runtimes

For many developers, the Hello World starter applications on Bluemix are too basic and the sample applications on page are a bit too advanced. If you agree with this, you'll find our recently released Runtime Getting Started guides extremely helpful.

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December 30, 2016

Compose for MySQL and Compose for ScyllaDB: the new Compose databases on Bluemix

Bluemix users have been opening up the catalog to the benefits of hosted and managed Compose for MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, RethinkDB, etcd and RabbitMQ. Now there are two more databases to add to that list: Compose for MySQL and ScyllaDB.

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December 21, 2016

Databases on tap with Compose on Bluemix

Compose databases are now available from the Bluemix catalog. Find out how you can use Compose for MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Redis, Elasticsearch, RethinkDB and RabbitMQ with your applications now.

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November 29, 2016

Provision dashDB for Analytics and Transactions SQL database for your move to the cloud

Easily provision IBM dashDB for Analytics and IBM dashDB for Transactions cloud offerings directly from the IBM Bluemix platform.

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October 3, 2016

Announcing IBM Bluemix Lift

Today, we’re announcing the general availability of IBM Bluemix Lift. This is our self-service, ground to cloud, database migration offering. We’re making the entire process as fast, secure, and reliable as possible. Here’s what that means:

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September 22, 2016

Get a Free Cloudant Developer Edition Instance in Less Than a Minute

IBM Cloudant Developer Edition is now available as a free downloadable Docker image. Download it today to use this fully featured standalone (single node) version of Cloudant Local.

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July 19, 2016

DBaaS Report: How managed services are transforming database administration

The main benefit of DBaaS is the time it saves developers, which can be reinvested back into core business areas like building new apps and adding features. In this report, DBaaS users reveal why they prefer a managed database service and how it has reduced their workload.

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July 15, 2016

Graph databases – a natural way to represent data

Alaa Mahmoud, lead developer of IBM’s graph database-as-a-service, IBM Graph, is now available in a free beta trial. In Episode 12 of the New Builders podcast, “Of Graphs and Gremlins – Graph Database 101,” Mahmoud discusses the process behind building IBM Graph – the industry’s first enterprise-grade distributed property graph offered as a fully managed cloud service.

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May 9, 2016

The Best Bet: Graph Recommendation Engines

A good recommendation engine for web or mobile applications should be able to draw from a broad view of the user – including historical session, current session, personalization and even sentiment analysis data. But consider this: the average attention span today has shrunk to just eight seconds. In light of this, how can you possibly capture the attention of users with precise in-app suggestions based on disparate data sources, before they click away?

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