Upping the microservices game with Istio: A microservice mesh


In June last year I reported here the open sourcing of Amalgam8 – a microservice fabric first to provide a central control over layer 7 routing across a mesh of...

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Cloud Computing

May 25, 2017

Building an open seamless science cloud


A Q&A with Ezra Silvera Ezra Silvera is an IBM researcher who has been tackling the challenge of massive scale data in the cloud’s virtual machines for over a decade....

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December 27, 2016

TJBot’s World Tour: Getting Built and Making Friends


TJBot -- a DIY kit to build a programmable AI cardboard robot powered by Watson -- made his debut at the Watson Developer Conference less than two months ago, but...

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December 21, 2016

60 of Kenya’s Top Talent Students Visit IBM’s Africa Lab


60 students from Kenya's Presidential Digital Talent Program (PDTP) visit IBM Research - Africa for an introduction to IBM Research, hands-on demonstrations with IBM Bluemix, Watson and new cognitive healthcare...

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November 18, 2016

Putting the “AI” in PowerAI


A Q&A with IBM Research’s Hillery Hunter IBM’s latest Power servers come with an AI twist. Optimized for deep learning, a new so-called PowerAI toolkit will “help train the systems...

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November 14, 2016

Hacking anti-malarial drug resistance


The term "hacker" was once associated with someone doing some nefarious computational task, such as gaining access to a secure server. But today the term's meaning has evolved; companies even...

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October 3, 2016

Tracking signals from outer space


This post is part of a series recognizing unique IBM Research projects and their unexpected ties to pop culture, with “30” or “1986” being the common thread. The series will...

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July 20, 2016

Blockchain, Open AI take top spots in World Economic Forum...


The Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2016 list, compiled by the World Economic Forum’s Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies highlights technological advances its members believe have the power to improve lives, transform...

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June 23, 2016

Microservices get amalgam8ed


Your favorite websites, the ones that stream movies or sell books, are all made of multiple microservices. These microservices – the homepage, the shopping cart, and the customer reviews, just...

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June 20, 2016

Linear Tape File System now an International Standard


In 2011, IBM’s Linear Tape File System (LTFS) earned an Emmy Award in Engineering, after being recognized by FOX Networks for “improving the ability of media companies to capture, manage...

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April 28, 2016