virtual servers

November 8, 2017

New tutorials to get you started with the IBM Cloud

Looking to build your next project on the IBM Cloud and not sure where to start?

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September 13, 2017

Simplified provisioning with predefined flavors: Introducing public virtual server families

We’re now offering four distinct public virtual server families. With this enhancement to our public virtual servers, we're taking the guesswork out of provisioning the best instance flavor for your workload needs.

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September 11, 2017

Kick up your compute power with three new virtual server enhancements

We're excited to announce three new compute capabilities available in Bluemix that work together to give IBM Cloud clients faster virtual server provisioning, greater virtual server placement control, and greater ease-of-use.

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August 1, 2017

Maximize Control with IBM Bluemix Virtual servers

Control and cloud have not necessarily been considered mutually exclusive – this has been a fundamental pain in building applications with granular control according to our clients "I want full control over workload placement like I have on-premises but I also want the scale of cloud." Conversations like workload co-location and anti-colocation come into play, where workloads require placement on the same or different underlying physical hardware. Think about an analytics solution that is being developed. There is not just one instance of the analytics application, there are two or three. Each of which require being developed on different physical hardware requiring fine grain placement control, so in the case of one failure, the other two applications remain unaffected.

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December 13, 2016

Auto Scale Your Online Sales This Holiday Season

Is your online business ready to handle the holiday sales rush? Auto scale to the rescue!

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September 1, 2016

Cloud Success Story: Gliding Eagle

Cloud is synonymous with innovation. In the early days of cloud, it was a tactical decision for businesses to migrate workloads and processes. Businesses wanted to recalibrate IT spending, so they kicked a few servers out from under their desks and started storing some data with a cloud provider. My, how things have changed.

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March 2, 2016

IBM Virtual Servers for Bluemix

IBM Virtual Servers (formerly known as IBM Virtual Machines) is a hosted cloud environment, part of IBM Bluemix, that you can use to build, run, manage, and monitor your applications, while maintaining the control over your apps and the middleware on which they run. IBM Virtual Servers is currently available as a BETA service.

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February 24, 2016

How to Use IBM Block Storage for Bluemix with IBM Virtual Servers

What’s better than an IBM Virtual Server? An IBM Virtual Server with IBM Block Storage attached to it! Here’s why: Our persistent Block Storage beta service for Bluemix gives VS users higher availability and increased flexibility to manage on-demand storage for high-performing, low-latency applications. In this post, I will explain how to get started.

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February 16, 2016

Innovate Quickly with IBM Infrastructure Services Running on OpenStack

Provided as IBM Cloud services running on OpenStack, IBM Virtual Servers, IBM Object Storage, IBM Block Storage, and IBM VPN provide ease of use in deploying resources within a cloud. Backed by open standards and a strong community, these infrastructure services allow developers to rapidly deploy compute, storage, and network resources, manage resources using non-proprietary OpenStack APIs within a UI or CLI, and easily customize configurations and integrate across multiple clouds, regardless of deployment model.

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