microservices

6 IBM InterConnect Bootcamp labs developers shouldn’t miss

When learning about new technologies and tools, it often helps to get one’s hands just a little bit dirty and see what really makes them work. That’s the idea behind the new Bootcamp labs at InterConnect 2017. These instructor-led labs will run three to four hours, providing enrollees the opportunity to do hands-on work with […]

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The cloud stories you can’t miss at InterConnect

Should you stay home from an event where more than 20,000 representatives from potential customers and partners gathered in one place? Of course not. That’s why you absolutely must join me and my colleagues for IBM InterConnect. There are far too many benefits to name, but if you still need convincing that InterConnect is a […]

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A practical guide to platform as a service: Acquiring and using PaaS

Fully embracing platform as a service (PaaS) implies a number of technical and organizational changes for customers. While it may be possible to port an existing, non-cloud-based application to use a PaaS environment, this is not likely to realize major benefits. A certain degree of change is required at the technological level, and perhaps a […]

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What are microservices?

Microservices are an architectural approach to creating cloud applications, where each application is built as a set of services. Each service runs in its own processes and communicates through application programming interfaces (API). Services are built around specific business logic, written in any language and they are independently scalable, upgradeable and deployable. When an application […]

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Interop 2015 aims to add clarity to the cloud landscape

This week’s Interop in Las Vegas, the granddaddy of independent technology shows, will underscore just how widely adopted the cloud has become, and how companies are relying on it not just for efficiency, but for innovative business models and rapid application development. It will also address the considerable confusion IT leaders feel when sorting through […]

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