microservices

IBM, Google Cloud and the open community launch Istio 1.0 to bring microservices to the enterprise

Just over a year ago, we launched the first release of Istio in collaboration with Google Cloud, Lyft and the open community. Since then, Istio has become a popular and active open service mesh project with hundreds of contributors and users from startups and global airlines to international data networks. In collaboration with Google Cloud, […]

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What is a modern app?

Modernizing something means it must be obsolete to begin with. That’s true of applications as much as anything else. What may be a “heritage” application to you may not seem out of date to someone else. Looking back at heritage applications To appreciate a modern application, one must understand what a modern application is not. […]

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Creating good vibrations with app modernization

What do sleigh bells, bongos, empty soda cans, trains and a barking dog having in common with application modernization? To explain, let’s travel back to the 1960s. In 1966, the Beach Boys released their album Pet Sounds, which is often regarded as one of the most influential albums in the history of music. Pet Sounds […]

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3 best practices for digital transformation

We are living in a rapidly evolving digital era, which is underpinned by proliferating technologies based in cloud computing: artificial intelligence, blockchain, and Internet of Things (IoT). Consumers demand real-time, secure, intuitive, and web- or mobile-based digital services. This evolution will accelerate as 5G cellular service becomes widely available within a few years. To be […]

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Steve Harvey fans to embark on a new digital experience built on IBM Cloud

Steve Harvey is an entertainment legend. You might be one of the millions that tunes into the radio and TV shows he hosts. Maybe you’re a fan of his legendary stand-up comedy specials. Or maybe you’ve read one of his best-selling books, or heard about his growing business and philanthropic efforts. So where can fans […]

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CNCF welcomes Amazon, and so does IBM

It started with a simple theory. We, along with a handful of partners, were bold enough to believe that we could bring together all of the major cloud vendors to support a single community. That community would be dedicated to innovating around a set of leading-edge technologies which would enable the next generation of cloud […]

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5 ongoing changes in the world of cloud

I was recently invited to talk to a group of IT professionals on the theme of trends in cloud computing. Thinking about the brief and my experiences working in the field for the past few years, my talk centered on five major trends and signs of changes that I’m seeing on a day-to-day basis: 1. […]

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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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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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Introducing Microservice Builder (Beta)

Application development needs to adapt to enable faster innovation and business agility. According to an IDC survey, 60 percent of new applications will use cloud-enabled continuous delivery microservice architectures, DevOps, and containers. Why are microservice architectures gaining traction? Because they provide an agile and stable way for companies to develop and deliver modern, lightweight and […]

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How’s your cloud confidence?

I learned a lot at IBM InterConnect this year, but most importantly, I learned how cloud computing and having super powers are surprisingly similar concepts. I had a great time speaking with clients at the Cloud Confidence Center on the concourse. The central feature of the space was our cloud story string board, which was […]

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Come prove your building skills with WebSphere

Remember how awesome your building block structures were as a kid? Sure, others followed the instructions and built “by-the-book” pieces, but not you. Your designs were completely original, and therefore the greatest contraptions of all, complete with trap doors and aircraft vehicles that could transform into submarines. You didn’t know this then: that life has […]

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