July 15, 2016

MQ Light API enhancements in Message Hub

IBM’s messaging capabilities in Bluemix are being brought together under a single service, the Message Hub service. We’re pleased to announce that the next step towards this goal is now complete, with the addition of the MQ Light API.

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April 25, 2016

Creating a microservices application in Bluemix using MQ Light messaging

In today’s cloud environment it is desirable to implement a microservices architecture for many scenarios. Moving away from monolithic applications to a coalition of smaller collaborating applications requires a way for these small discrete microservices to communicate with each other. This is where messaging can help. By decomposing your application, actually breaking it down to components, it keeps the services modular and scalable so that they are easier to debug.

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February 26, 2016

Using AMQP (MQ Light API) in the IBM Message Hub Incubator

This tutorial shows how to deploy a Node.js messaging app using the Message Hub Incubator Bluemix service and its MQ Light API. After following it you’ll understand how the service works, see the benefits of worker offload, and be able to get started developing your own applications.

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May 21, 2015

Get started with Ruby using IBM MQ Light Bluemix Service

MQ Light provides clients in Ruby, Python, Node.js, and Liberty for Java. The sample applications make it easy to get started. The sample app demonstrates how MQ Light can help with a "worker offload" pattern.

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February 2, 2015

Answering Your Microservices Webinar Questions

Thank you all who joined us live and in replays for our webinar, How to Use Microservices to Build a REAL Cloud App. Our speaker Jeff Sloyer, IBM Developer Evangelist and Master Inventor, delivered a tutorial for building cloud-based applications. Using IBM's platform as a service, Bluemix, he demonstrated how to architect and assemble cloud-based applications built for cloud scale. Leveraging the power of microservices, developers can quickly translate monolithic applications to a cloud-based microarchitecture.

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January 19, 2015

Microservices in Bluemix

Monolith apps are no more. The age of the monolith is over. Microservices are the way of the future. This post discusses what a microservice is and the difference between a monolith application. Additionally, factors that make up a microservice are discussed. At the end we build an app in Bluemix that uses microservices.

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September 26, 2014

MQ Light Moves from Beta into General Availability

We are delighted to announce the MQ Light service in Bluemix has moved from beta and into general availability. MQ Light makes it easy to incorporate asynchronous messaging into applications in order to simplify scalability. Significant enhancements include a more developer-focused interface, enhanced Node.js API, and improved back-end infrastructure.

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