For many developers, the Hello World starter applications on Bluemix are too basic and the sample applications on IBM-Bluemix.github.io page are a bit too advanced. If you agree with this, you'll find our recently released Runtime Getting Started guides extremely helpful.
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.
Easily provision IBM dashDB for Analytics and IBM dashDB for Transactions cloud offerings directly from the IBM Bluemix platform.
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.
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.
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.
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?