March 4, 2015

Webinar: Delivering Code Through DevOps Like a Boss

This deep dive presents the newly improved Continuous Delivery Pipeline service available on the Bluemix platform. This webinar is for DevOps specialists, beginners, and those interested in learning more about DevOps and automated delivery processes. Presenters Ryan Smith, Lead Developer IBM UrbanCode, and Eric Samuelsson, IBM DevOps Services Pipeline Tech Lead, discuss the enhanced delivery pipeline capabilities such as improved staging and jobs, Docker image build and deployment, and a newly simplified UI experience.

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February 11, 2015

Best of Bluemix: Node.js, SQLDB, DevOps

To call attention to popular articles on Bluemix available on IBM developerWorks, this weekly post will introduce three "best of" articles. This week's entry focuses on quick application building exercises using Node.js, SQLDB, and IBM DevOps.

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February 2, 2015

IBM DevOps Services Wins Top Innovator Award

IBM DevOps Services has won the top innovator award in the coding environment category at next week's DeveloperWeek conference.

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January 22, 2015

Checking in on InfoWorld’s review of IBM Bluemix

InfoWorld's Martin Heller continues his review of PaaS platforms with an assessment of IBM's Bluemix ecosystem, which went live last July, and brings together the company's portfolio of application development and deployment tools with a host of complementary services, all running on the robust SoftLayer global infrastructure. In all, despite pointing out some "wet paint" signs here and there, Heller's review (and the resulting score) are a fine half-year birthday present for the Bluemix ecosystem, and we're eager to compare it to the state of things in July, when the platform will be a year old.

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January 15, 2015

Where did the Deploy button go in DevOps Services?

If you use the DevOps Services web IDE to deploy your apps to Bluemix, you might be wondering where the DEPLOY button went. Don't worry, the functionality hasn't gone anywhere! We've just repackaged it in to a prettier and (hopefully) easier to use run bar.

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January 9, 2015

Configuring IBM DevOps services to your Java EE application

IBM DevOps services are free of charge for software development projects. We recently released a Vaadin Rich Web Starter application stub as a Bluemix boilerplate and created a video that demonstrates how we configure it for an Agile team using IBM DevOps Services @ The IBM DevOps provides all the pieces you'll need for integrated Agile planning, coding, building, and deploying. Or, as we like to say: We bring the tools. You bring the code.

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November 24, 2014

Twitter Personality Comparisons Using Watson

Hey Yall! We are back at it again with some demos!!! Did you ever wonder if you and your favorite celebrity would be compatible if you met?? I sure do! Or did you ever wonder how you could become a better leader, I sure do. Today you would have to go Google the person and […]

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September 22, 2014

The 2 Most Important Ways Deployment Automation Tools Complement PaaS

At first, it may seem silly. Why use dedicated deployment automation tools when your Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) tooling makes it so easy to deploy your application? And yet, there are very good reasons why you may find yourself needing a full-featured, on-prem deployment automation solution even while using PaaS.

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September 10, 2014

Synchronized, Multi-Platform Deployments with UrbanCode and Bluemix

There are teams that will not be able to use the feature rich experience with IBM DevOps Services. For example, teams may have security policies in place that do not allow development teams to host code or use development services that are hosted in a public cloud. In these cases, only on-premise tools are allowed. Fortunately we have an excellent set of deployment and release solutions as part of the IBM UrbanCode portfolio that can be used with Bluemix when organizational constraints or system complexity demands the value provided by the IBM UrbanCode solutions.

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