Creating a Cloud Foundry plugin to automate Cloudant replication

In February, Lee Surprenant published Configure and run a multiregion Bluemix application with IBM Cloudant and Dyn. He explained how, when building robust cloud applications on Bluemix, one should consider a multiregion architecture. This allows developers to incorporate active failover and geographical load balancing into their applications. However, when working with multiregion applications, keeping dynamic content in sync across regions can be […]

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Using Notebooks and Spark on Bluemix

In this demonstration we are going to utilize the IBM Apache Spark and IBM Cloudant Bluemix services to process and persist data from the Meetup rsvp stream. On the backend the IBM Apache Spark service will be using the the Spark Kernel. The Spark Kernel provides an interface that allows clients to interact with a Spark Cluster. Clients can send libraries […]

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Porting From MongoDB to Cloudant: Differences in Design

Who’s this for? This is for the MongoDB developers who want to explore another NoSQL offering. Maybe your original decision to use MongoDB was a mistake, maybe you’re just curious about other options, or maybe you’ve taken to the cloud via IBM Bluemix and want to use an IBM owned database offering. Whatever the case, the central question remains: how difficult will it […]

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