IBM Mobile Identity Meets Marist College

Face it, everyone carries their phones with them. Whether its in your pocket, a purse, or even a backpack, we don’t leave our homes without it; but what if that’s all you ever had to carry? What if everything you needed, your license, reward cards, membership cards, were all within hands reach on your mobile device? Well, IBM Mobile Identity […]

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Why is IBM involved with Apache Spark?

How Emerging Technologies Works Within IBM, and How It Led to Spark. Recently, IBM announced its IBM Spark initiative, detailing how the company would move forward with the open-source compute cluster framework, including the creation of a Spark Technology Center based in San Francisco, California. This initiative, one of IBM’s largest, already includes over a dozen IBM labs, as well […]

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Scalable Groups: Extensibility and Load Balancing your Workload with IBM Containers

    Leveraging Docker containers in a production role require scalability, high availability, and easy maintenance. These are requirements that are made readily available using IBM Containers on Bluemix by deploying your app using a container group. What are the benefits of using containers groups within IBM Containers? Every container group deployment includes a load balancer to distribute incoming requests […]

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Co-ops Making an Impact

  The IBM jStart team’s unique mission within IBM is to leverage emerging technologies to address real and current business needs of our clients. Arguably, many of us feel that we have some of best jobs within the company.  Rod Smith, our fearless leader, likes to say that we are the headlights into the next set of technology solutions for […]

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Reappt and IBM Bluemix

DHT Simulator I am a co-op student from Appalachian State University and just joined the IBM jStart Emerging Technologies team.  I’ve recently had the pleasure of building and running my first application on Bluemix, IBM’s cloud platform. The application I built is an interactive Distributed Hash Table simulator built using the Reappt service Bluemix offers. I built this application in […]

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IBM Containers on Bluemix using the command line and existing Docker images

In a previous post, I wrote about the top five game-changing capabilities of IBM Containers on Bluemix, and how you can get started using the UI. But if you’re a developer, you may want to perform the same tasks using the command line. Let’s take a look at how you can leverage the command line for IBM Containers, as well […]

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Getting started with IBM Containers on Bluemix using the UI

Now that you’ve learned about the top five game-changing capabilities of IBM Containers on Bluemix, it is important to leverage the free trial and get started today. 1. Log into the Bluemix, navigate to the “Dashboard”, and select “IBM Containers”. 2. You can either view documentation or sample labs or select “Create a Container”. 3. The deployment panel offers a […]

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Five game-changing capabilities with IBM Containers on Bluemix

Hopefully you are already familiar with container technology, specifically Docker, and the advantages this technology can provide. However, if this is a new concept, fear not—here are several good sources of information to get you up to speed: Docker moves toward open cloud technology How Docker technology adds value to the cloud paradigm Envisioning the Docker technology Docker: Managing the […]

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