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What is cloud shell, and how can a cloud shell enable rapid cloud resource management and development from anywhere?

In this lightboard video, Nathan Hekman with IBM Cloud, explains how cloud shell can provide you complete control of your cloud resources, applications and infrastructure directly from any web-browser.

Three things IBM Cloud Shell can do for you

First of all, it gives you a lightning-fast environment with all the latest tools and programming languages you need for development. Secondly, it lets you manage services like Kubernetes, AI, or databases in your preferred environment. And third, it gives you the opportunity to access your applications when you’re without your primary workstation. Thus, you can view logs and redeploy using only your web browser.

Learn more and try it out

If you want to learn more about IBM Cloud Shell and get to know all the features that make the solution stand out, please check out this page. There, you can also find a short video showcasing the solutions’ browser-based dashboard and how it works in practice.

To learn more about cloud computing in general, check out this guide, covering everything from SaaS/PaaS/IaaS to public/private/hybrid cloud, multicloud, hybrid multicloud, and last but not least; security.

Finally, I strongly encourage you to try developing on the IBM Cloud platform at no cost:


If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to me directly at Ipsen@dk.ibm.com

Advisory IT Architect

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