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DevOps: Think Lean - Eliminate Bottlenecks! We are pleased to invite you to the Global Rational User Community (GRUC) virtual webcast on DevOps. With the unprecedented explosion of technology around us and increasing customer expectations, speed of delivery becomes a key differentiator. Over the last few years, the importance of a DevOps approach to software delivery has been gaining more and more traction. Organizations now recognize that DevOps is a business capability that brings value to their business. They are seeking... [More]
Working with IBM is a game changer indeed. Providing a global outlook to the local startups, IBM has long had a deep commitment to the entrepreneurial community offering technical expertise, mentoring and even free software. We are now offering much more than that by introducing IBM Startup Crawl where you can reach out to the coolest startups in your city and grow your influence. Be a part of our Global Entrepreneur for Cloud startups and you may just get lucky to receive $12,000 worth free IBM Cloud usage for year! Act now.... [More]
The 3rd KIDUG DB2 event is happening this November, 15 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. No registration fee and open to IBMers as well as non-IBMers. When : 15th Nov 2014 (Saturday) from 9:30 Am to 3:30 PM Venue : Techno India Campus,Salt Lake,Sector V, Kolkata, India Who can join : Anyone who is having interest in DB2 or working on DB2 How to book your seat : Send a mail from your official mail id to email@example.com with subject line "I will attend" Leading Speakers from : Capgemini, MJunction, TCS,... [More]
Do you wonder how a survey data can be graphically plotted within few minutes to derive a meaningful information out of it? Your answer is with Bluemix! In just simple 5 steps.. Step1: Bluemix Login: Login to Bluemix using IBM id. If not registered yet, get it registered using the following link: http://bit.ly/1EwpTe9 or alternatively bluemix.net Step2 - dashDB service to store the survey data: Convert the data into a structured format using the dashDB service in Bluemix Go to Catalog page and search for dashDB ... [More]
1. An omelet 2. A cup of tea 3. Instant noodles 4. Run a distance of 3.6 Km if you are Usain Bolt 5. Or, build an email client using Bluemix ! Yes. You heard it right. If you have a bluemix account, five minutes is all you need to create an email client. By selecting the RapidApps IBM Beta service provided on Bluemix, one can quickly create a prototype or, proof-of-concept without investing time in laborious coding. Create an account on Bluemix , if you do not have one already so that you... [More]
Welcome to the IBM Bluemix Lounge at CeBit India. Join us for Meetups, Hackathons, AppFest, The Great Mind Challenge and Startups on Bluemix. Also check out Bluemix Demos on IoT, Mobile, Big Data and Social. And there is more with #IBMandTwitter - Developers will be able to integrate Twitter data into new cloud services they are building with IBM’s Watson Developer Cloud or IBM Bluemix. WOW!! Register for a free Bluemix 30-day trial today!
Since the beginning of trade and commerce, humanity has looked for creating and developing marketplaces where buyers and suppliers converge. Trade routes were established to transport goods, the intent being to find the best market from a sellers perspective. Traders were not just astute businessman but avid adventurers considering the challenging conditions that existed before modern transport came into being. With time markets have evolved and now exist not just physically, but also virtually in the online or social medium. The online... [More]
There is something about boutiques that make them better that the huge super stores where you get anything and everything and return back lugging bags and a tired pair of legs. Boutiques are rather different. They are small, specialty departments limited to country made consumables. Every product at a boutique has a story to tell. No wonder a stop at a flower boutique or, a kitsch store feel so refreshing. Now what if I told you that some smart people at IBM have custom-made solutions for you? Yes. A technological boutique to simplify... [More]
IBM DB2 clubbed with BLU Acceleration on IBM Power System help provide a game changing innovation needed to make you a leader in analytics. We invite you to the webinar on DB2 BLU on October 2, 2014, where we will cover the benefits of out latest Cancun Release of DB2 BLU and highlight the key points for customers and partners to consider when making data base platform choices. To participate, register at http://bit.ly/1x4Rthq
Symfony is a PHP framework for web applications. Most of the modern php web applications are developed using php frameworks such as Symfony or Zend with MySQL as datastore. In this article we will see how we can take such an application to the Bluemix PaaS platform. We will primarily look at necessary buildpack and service on bluemix to create the environment required by such a php web application. What you will need is a Bluemix account . Scenario : You have a php web application developed using the symfony framework , which uses... [More]
IBM partnered with Software Quality Engineering to execute a survey that explores where today’s testers are spending their time, what obstacles they most often encounter and where they think their attention should be focused. These are the responses from 250 test professionals - primarily quality managers, test managers and test leads - from around the globe, all with 6 or more years of experience. Chec k ou t th e co mple te r esul ts o f th e su rvey . RT: 250 testers tell how they spend... [More]
Imagine a table where data can be collected, consulted, modified and discarded in a generic fashion with a built-in jTable functionality. Sounds interesting doesn't it? No wonder Senior Software Engineer, Marc Arthur created a tutorial to help you create a general purpose container for key-value pairs and their associated metadata. All you will need is Node.js, Express, Apache CouchDB, Cloudant, Nano, jTable, and IBM® Bluemix™ and you shall be ready to go. Continue reading at: http://ibm.co/1qEj6dd
With the age of Internet, every business wants a share in the mobile industry. More and more mobile apps to support the business are being created. By introducing a game elements into your mobile app design, you can provide incentives for your users to stay engaged and ultimately drive better business outcomes. There is a set of common techniques used across apps and web sites for all industries, including insurance, retail, health-care, travel apps and many more. IBM Bluemix has added a Gamification Service that allows you to... [More]
Misinformation reigns! The world is confused about app release and deployment. Did you know, Spread sheets are not the best things for managing releases? And neither is making your developers design the deployment process a good idea. Bust the myths surrounding release and deployment. Continue reading at ow.ly/Al33d
Websites these days are increasingly offering services that are tying together functionalities from other websites. Though good, this can at times lead to customers being forced to share their credentials with a lot of other sites that may lead to a security threat. In the blog, " Protect your resource with the Bluemix App user registry add-on ", Software Engineer Ziu Lei Zhu, shows how one can deploy an OAuth protected resource using Bluemix.