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July 11, 2017

Kubernetes and IBM Bluemix: How to deploy, manage, and secure your container-based workloads – Part 4

What if because of compliance reasons, we can’t migrate all of our on-premises data to the cloud, but we still want to allow our new microservice applications to leverage this data? In the Bluemix Container Service, we can use a Vyatta Gateway Appliance or Fortigate Appliance.

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June 27, 2017

IBM brings the power of cloud behind the enterprise firewall

We're excited to announce the release of IBM Cloud private, a new way to deliver and run your elastic workloads in your own trusted data centers.

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June 20, 2017

Continuous Release beta now available

The beta version of the IBM® Cloud Continuous Release Bluemix® service is now available. Continuous Release in an enterprise-scale release management tool that makes it easy to combine on-prem and cloud-native tools into a single release event.

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June 20, 2017

Taking WebSphere Applications to the Cloud

With many traditional workloads moving to cloud-based infrastructures, now is the perfect time to assess your existing Java-based workloads and migrate them to WebSphere Application Server on IBM Bluemix. More commonly known as “WAS on Cloud”, this service provides a fully-configured, turn-key WebSphere-based application environment, supporting both Traditional WAS and Liberty applications. You use your same tried & true wsadmin automation scripts, same CI/CD techniques, but just point them at Bluemix instead of your own infrastructure! This post summarizes the steps from WAS to the cloud.

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June 15, 2017

Kubernetes and IBM Bluemix: How to deploy, manage, and secure your container-based workloads – Part 3

IBM Bluemix Container Service is based on Kubernetes and runs on top of IBM Bluemix Infrastructure; it automates the full end-to-end installation of Kubernetes through the Bluemix portal. This series of posts will explain what infrastructure components are involved, how to connect it to your existing workloads and data sources, and how to secure it. In this entry, we finish looking at the network details behind the communication between your container-based workloads in Kubernetes.

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May 30, 2017

Kubernetes and IBM Bluemix: How to deploy, manage, and secure your container-based workloads – Part 2

IBM Bluemix Container Service is based on Kubernetes and runs on top of IBM Bluemix Infrastructure; it automates the full end-to-end installation of Kubernetes through the Bluemix portal. This series of posts will explain what infrastructure components are involved, how to connect it to your existing workloads and data sources, and how to secure it. In this entry, we look at the network details more closely to better understand how your container-based workloads communicate between each other in Kubernetes.

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May 22, 2017

Kubernetes and IBM Cloud: How to deploy, manage, and secure your container-based workloads

IBM Bluemix Container Service is based on Kubernetes and runs on top of IBM Bluemix Infrastructure; it automates the full end-to-end installation of Kubernetes through the Bluemix portal. This series of posts will explain what infrastructure components are involved, how to connect it to your existing workloads and data sources, and how to secure it.

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May 18, 2017

Making the case for VMware migration to the cloud

It is human nature to misjudge the cost of change if it offers an escape from our current problems. Today's IT leaders face this challenge as they consider the cost and complexity of VMware migration from on-premises IT to a cloud-based infrastructure. The significant costs of on-premises IT are clear, but the costs of the cloud are not so clear to businesses that are just entering this space.

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March 22, 2017

IBM Bluemix IaaS certified for SAP HANA and SAP NetWeaver applications

Bluemix infrastructure now offers customers the opportunity to move, manage, and run their SAP HANA and NetWeaver applications on Bluemix bare metal servers.

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