OpenWhisk

IBM Cloud teams with Google and open community to help build Knative and expand the power of serverless

Today, in collaboration with Google Cloud and the open community, we are one step closer to ending the serverless versus containers debate among developers. We’ve long been of the belief that developers shouldn’t have to choose between the two when building a new app on the cloud. Ideally, the consistency and availability of containers should […]

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IBM Cloud Functions powers the “Internet of Garbage”

The “Internet of Garbage” doesn’t refer to all the ridiculous and inane things one might find on social media. It’s literally about garbage trucks with sensors. GreenQ has installed sensors on trucks to gather real-time data to optimize the waste collection process. When a waste bin is picked up, the sensors on the truck measure […]

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Creating content with the help of AI

The vast majority of marketers use content marketing. According to The Content Marketing Institute, instead of pitching products or services, brands are providing truly relevant and useful content to prospects and customers to help them solve their problems. Content should be at the core of marketing. The challenge is how to meet the growing demand […]

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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’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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8 ways to be serverless and event-driven at InterConnect 2017

Serverless, based on the Apache OpenWhisk open source project, IBM Buemix OpenWhisk is a programming platform as a service with packaged access to 160+ cognitive and other cloud services.  OpenWhisk scalably executes code in runtime containers in response to configurable events, through direct invocation, and without the need to manage infrastructure. Besides making cloud computing cost-effective […]

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Creating connections with the HatsOff mobile app

This is the third part in a series about a group of competitors in the Connect to Cognitive Build contest. Read the first part to find out how the team developed the idea for the HatsOff app and the second part about design. Our app that rewards kindness, #Hatsoff, is on the verge of becoming […]

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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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Collaboration is king at Cloud Foundry Summit EU

When businesses collaborate on open technology projects, everyone wins. That was the prevailing message throughout the Cloud Foundry Summit in Frankfurt, Germany. Operators, developers, users and cloud providers gathered to share best practices and reflect on the state of this growing community. In the two years since the Cloud Foundry Foundation was launched, the community […]

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Why choose a serverless architecture

In everyday cloud deployments, you define and deploy infrastructure, install software, and run code on servers. You then have to manage and maintain those servers. In a serverless architecture, developers no longer have to worry about the underlying infrastructure. They can run code without maintaining servers. OpenWhisk is one example of serverless architecture — a […]

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