August 18, 2016

The end of slow apps: Introducing IBM Bluemix Availability Monitoring

Introducing the IBM Bluemix Availability Service, which ensures the uptime and user satisfaction of applications wherever they are—in development, test, staging, or production.

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June 29, 2016

Moving from DevOps to NoOps with a Microservice Architecture on Bluemix

While the term “NoOps” can be unpopular with some members of the DevOps community, as some take it to mean the exclusion of operations, we mean to describe it as the next level of DevOps. Developing applications and services on a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), like Bluemix, allows you to reduce a large portion of the operations load to the platform.

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December 9, 2015

Using operational visibility to inform the continuous delivery cycle

As agile teams work to automate their delivery pipeline, they need to ensure that their next software release candidate doesn't introduce service outage or performance issues. A key ingredient to understanding the health of the next release is to bring operational visibility back through the delivery pipeline and use it to inform your promotion decisions. This blog describes how the team who developed IBM Bluemix Message Hub uses Bluemix monitoring and logging capabilities to inform promotion decisions and to ensure service availability and performance.

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December 3, 2015

Achieving Cloud Operations Visibility

The sum of the parts is greater than the whole. This is also true when it comes to Cloud Operations Visibility, which brings together Monitoring, Logging, Alerting and Event Generation. These capabilities help DevOps teams manage cloud services and applications. Like most processes, achieving Cloud Operations Visibility is a continuous journey, iterating as you learn. If you're interested and need a more private environment, IBM is beta testing Monitoring and Logging on IBM Bluemix Dedicated and IBM Bluemix Local.

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November 16, 2015

Test Driving Built-in Monitoring and Logging in IBM Containers

We introduced seamless monitoring and logging for containers in Bluemix earlier this year. The key technology behind both of these monitoring and logging services is based on the “Agentless System Crawler” project described—and open sourced—in developerWorks Open. This post describes a few examples of how you can simply make use of these built-in monitoring and logging capabilities for containers deployed on Bluemix.

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