Leverage SaaS and PaaS to speed up application development

IBM Cloud offerings have become more and more attractive. During IBM Pulse 2014,  a new service was announced, called Codename: BlueMix, that can really speed up your development and thus the time it takes to have your app in the marketplace. The scenario we used  to demonstrate this involves multiple services, including software as a […]

Why I use an application server for mobile applications

For me, there are two types of mobile applications: stand-alone and non-stand-alone. A stand-alone mobile application is an application that doesn't require external services to run (which is very rare, by the way).

Run mobile workloads using IBM Worklight and Zend PHP on the cloud

In this proof of concept, the author uses IBM Worklight as the front-end platform and the Zend Server as the back-end platform.

IBM SmartCloud Application Services R1.1 is announced

IBM just announced version 1.1 of the IBM SmartCloud Application Services, which provides additional functionality, patterns and resiliency.

Zend PHP workload on IBM SmartCloud

Yesterday at IBM Innovate in Orlando, it was announced that IBM SmartCloud Application Services and Zend Technologies will partner to provide PHP on the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise solution.

Capturing business partner patterns of expertise with Zend Technologies

In this post, I describe the benefits of a pattern-based approach and share an example from Zend Technologies, an IBM Business Partner.