There's a new article IBM developerWorks that provides and introduction to the IBM cloud offerings, and how to get started with the IBM Application Pattern for Java, starting with building a simple HelloWorld application and then moving on to creating deployments of Apache Tomcat and Apache JMeter.
"Deploying into the cloud with the IBM Application Pattern for Java: Build and deploy Java virtual applications in minutes"(Chris Bailey, IBM developerWorks, 18 Sep 2012)"The IBM Application Pattern for Java lets you easily move any existing Java application into a cloud-based environment and make it reusable as either a platform or a modifiable template. Find out how this pattern works with IBM's cloud offerings, and get started with step-by-step instructions — including two video demos — for creating, deploying, and monitoring Java virtual applications in a variety of usage scenarios."
The article also includes to video demos on YouTube:
- Deploying into the cloud with the IBM Application Pattern for Java -- HelloWorld
- Deploying into the cloud with the IBM Application Pattern for Java -- Deploy Apache Tomcat