Cloud Foundry

Cloud Foundry, open source major factors in American Airlines moving public apps to IBM Cloud

American Airlines has announced a multi-year deal to move its website, mobile app and airport kiosks to IBM Cloud. A big part of why American chose IBM for its consumer-facing applications—the two companies solidified a cloud agreement last year—was how friendly IBM Cloud is to open source technologies and the ability to build on Cloud […]

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Open Technology Summit focuses on contributors

The Open Technology Summit, now in its fifth year, has become an annual state of the union for the established and budding open source projects that IBM supports. The conclusion drawn at Sunday’s OTS during IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas is that the state of open tech is strong and getting stronger. The event brought […]

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The top 10 Thoughts on Cloud articles of 2016

2016 has been a year of twists and turns. The news of the year has often been surprising and occasionally been shocking. In the world of cloud computing, the surprises have come in the form of innovative, clever ways cloud technology is being put to use. From facilitating live-streaming video from space missions to enabling […]

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The tide rises at the Barcelona OpenStack Summit

The day before the opening of the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona, I already knew that one of the hot topics would be containers. Lots of people are excited these days about containers and microservices, seeing them as the magic wand that will help IT keep up with the pace of our rapidly evolving world. If […]

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How Cloud Foundry is helping Kaiser Permanente build “systems of engagement”

Developers and cloud architects from around the world gathered in Silicon Valley last week for the Cloud Foundry Summit to celebrate and build on the platform’s success. The open source platform as a service, which serves as the backbone for IBM Bluemix, is in its fifth year, and the Cloud Foundry Foundation that supports the […]

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Cloud Foundry: The open tech community’s rising star

People often ask about the characteristics of an effective open technology community. It’s actually fairly simple to answer. The best open tech communities have strong leadership, strong governance, beautiful code and passionate contributors. The Cloud Foundry Foundation embodies all of these characteristics. When it launched in December 2014, the Cloud Foundry Foundation boasted 40 member […]

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IBM Cloud Foundry Dojo opens in Research Triangle Park

There’s a new way to work in open source, and IBM is thrilled to be a part of it. Today we celebrate the grand opening of the IBM Cloud Foundry Dojo at The Frontier in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Under the leadership of Michael Fraenkel, IBM’s distinguished engineer in Cloud Foundry, we’ve created a […]

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Cloud Foundry takes on interoperability and workload portability

It’s been just over a year since the Cloud Foundry Foundation officially launched but you would never know it based on the significant progress made in the past year. In this very short amount of time, the foundation has made great strides. As part of the team at IBM that helped launch this new foundation, […]

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Armakuni taps IBM Cloud to help Comic Relief achieve transaction perfection

Imagine organizing a huge televised donation event like Red Nose Day, where you need to handle hundreds of credit card transactions every second, and it must work perfectly. That’s exactly why the charity organization Comic Relief turned to the folks at Armakuni to ensure that its donation platform would never fail during these critical moments. […]

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Open technology in 2015: The anti-venom to a dead-end cloud

Open technology’s momentum across cloud, mobile and big data has accelerated beyond our wildest dreams. Just when it feels like we’ve seen it all, along comes another year like 2015, where open technology innovation and adoption are growing like wildfire. If you tuned out briefly or even blinked, you might have missed one of this […]

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IBM Bluemix powered with cognitive services

In this era of constant change, quick decisions must be made all the time, for business purposes, academy uses or even in health situations. With that in mind, IBM brings to the Bluemix environment an innovative set of cognitive services from IBM Watson. These services work as REST application programming interfaces (APIs) for processing complex […]

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Thursday Thoughts: Open technology and the future of containers

In this week's Thursday Thoughts, Shelbee Eigenbrode interviews Alex Heneveld, CTO of CloudSoft, about his predictions for open technology and containers like Docker.

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