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Announcing IBM Cloud Private for Microservice Builder

Last week IBM announced the launch of Microservice Builder, a powerful new technology stack squarely aimed at simplifying development of microservices. Microservice Builder enables developers to easily learn about the intricacies of microservice app development and quickly compose and build innovative services. Then developers can rapidly deploy microservices across environments by using a pre-integrated DevOps […]

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Microservice Builder: Software delivery goes from days to minutes

As the world becomes more connected than ever, your business must be ready to face rising challenges. In a study, Gartner predicts that by 2020 there will be more than 20 billion connected “things,” and the total will grow at an astonishing rate of 5.5 million new devices coming online each day. So how does […]

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Training helps users get more out of Watson Developer Cloud

Watson has come a long way since first winning against the Jeopardy! champions in 2011. Watson was initially delivered via supercomputers, but now, with the evolution of cloud platforms, the power of Watson is pervasive and available to all via the Watson Developer Cloud. Delivered through IBM Bluemix, Watson Developer Cloud provides a suite of […]

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Managing microservices with Istio

Nowadays, there are more and more developers adopting a microservices approach to build their applications. One of the main drivers for this is the need to build cloud-native applications, which are continuously available and dynamically scalable. This approach helps the developers break the applications into small, manageable pieces that can be developed and managed independently […]

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Answering 7 common cloud architecture questions

This excerpt from Get started with architectures by Kim Gajda was originally published on the IBM Bluemix blog. Once upon a time, a developer’s job was simple: Write code to connect to your company database, and voilà, you have a new app and happy users. That might have been your manager’s view of your job. […]

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Benchmark tests show IBM Cloud is the fastest for AI

A set of benchmark tests published this week found that NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU accelerators on IBM Cloud provided up to 2.8 times better performance than the previous generation. That means organizations looking to create artificial and augmented intelligence applications on the cloud can do so quickly, which is great for deep learning techniques. IBM […]

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Advantages and complexities of integrating Hadoop with object stores

Object storage is the ultimate solution for storing unstructured data today. It is low cost, secure, fault tolerant, and resilient. Object stores expose a RESTful API, where each object has a unique URL, enabling users to easily manipulate object stores.  Major cloud vendors like IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft all provide cloud-based object storage services. Fortunately, […]

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How to build a mobile application in 3 easy steps with Kinetise

Kinetise, a rapid mobile apps development platform, is one of the fastest ways in the world to produce mobile applications. It just takes three easy steps: Put together your complete app in the drag and drop editor. Generate the native source code. Modify the code with Xcode / Android studio (if needed). Using Kinetise to […]

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3 imperatives for self-service in a multicloud environment

The advent of cloud-based platform services has dramatically expanded the options available to developers. While many developers have flocked to cloud-based development tools, others continue to use on-premises development environments. What has become clear is that there is no single development platform or cloud deployment model that fits every situation. With the advent of the […]

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How to stop configuration drift during application deployment lifecycle

Quick hypothetical scenario: meet Dan, an application development executive at a large retailer. One morning, Dan was swamped with complaints about the new enterprise messaging system not working when he walked into work on what he thought would be a lovely day. He had sent out a note to the employee community announcing its availability […]

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Enabling faster prototyping of IoT solutions

AT&T, a US-based multinational communications company, is connecting millions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Partnering with IBM, developers can deliver IoT innovation and insights on a hybrid cloud platform. Taking the next step forward in a long-standing collaboration AT&T and IBM have a longstanding relationship which has deepened over the past 20 years as […]

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How Woodside Energy outthinks uncertainty with Watson

Seventy miles off the coast of Australia, in the deep waters of the North West Shelf, you’ll find what looks like a gas platform. But don’t be fooled. This massive tapestry of pipes and shafts, gauges and steel is more than a piece of machinery — it’s a prototype for a cognitive business. Saving and […]

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