IBM Cloud Container Service

May 20, 2018

Announcing App ID integration to IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service

Today, we're excited to announce App ID integration with IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service. You can use this integration to enforce policy-driven security in a consistent way using declarative configuration of the Ingress Controller to add App ID protection for web applications, APIs, and back-ends. Using this approach, you don’t have to instrument each of your applications separately - all the authorization and authentication flows will be handled automatically for you. No code change is required!

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February 19, 2018

Using App ID to secure Docker and Kubernetes applications

So, you have a server side Java application and you need to be able to authenticate your users without the hassle? Then App ID is for you. There's no easier way to create a scalable app than to use the nimble IBM WebSphere Liberty application server in a Docker image and run it with IBM Cloud Container Service.

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February 8, 2018

Turn-key Kubernetes with data visualization and analytics

There are many reasons why you might choose Kubernetes as your platform for hosting your application(s). In Cloud Foundry, for each application, the platform provides the isolation, OS, runtime, networking and management capabilities. This opinionated environment is ideal for some use cases. Kubernetes provides similar capabilities but gives you the control of the OS, runtime, networking rules of each service, communication between services in your cluster and more.

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January 12, 2018

Taking action to secure our IBM Cloud Container Service against recent Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities

We’re taking action to secure our IBM Cloud Container Service against the recent Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities. We’ve been working closely with our vendors and IBM Cloud Infrastructure teams concerning the security vulnerability announced on January 3, 2018. This vulnerability has the potential to allow those with malicious intent to gather sensitive data from computing devices. Intel believes these exploits do not have the potential to corrupt, modify, or delete data.

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October 24, 2017

Webinar: Effectively monitoring and scaling apps with Kubernetes

In this webinar, Senior Technical Offering Manager Chris Rosen from IBM provides background on Kubernetes orchestration and takes us through setting up a Kubernetes container cluster. Co-founder of CoScale Frederic Ryckbosh then shows us how to prepare the new cluster for comprehensive monitoring with agents.

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