From virtual servers to serverless resources

Whether you need to tune an application with specific OS access requirements, provide a stateless API that services high request volumes and delivers special services, or implement microservices that quickly and automatically adapt to use, Bluemix application compute flexibly drives the end user experiences you and your customers want.

Application compute as flexible as your business needs

Application compute as flexible as your business needs

Choose the compute type that enables your teams to rapidly deliver and iterate applications for the customers in your market.

Develop cloud-enabled and cloud-native applications

Develop cloud-enabled and cloud-native applications

Bluemix Compute facilitates architectural and development strategies that make existing on-premises applications work with new applications developed in the cloud.

Open source works better together

Open source works better together

IBMers who actively participate in the Bluemix Cloud Foundry and Docker development projects provide the benefits of their perspective in making sure that open source code versions are optimally integrated into Bluemix.

Choose the right compute model

Download compute decision guide


Not sure what model of compute best supports the app or service you are building? Download our helpful decision guide to point you in the right direction.

Instant runtimes and microservices

Event-driven programming as a service and instant runtimes provide compute and application deployment models that abstract away infrastructure, enabling developers to focus exclusively on coding.

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