IBM Bluemix General Availability!

IBM Bluemix Now Open!

Today marks the general availability of IBM Bluemix with more than 50 services and flexible, pay-as-you-go pricing.  The GA brings a lot of cool, new functions since our last beta refresh at the end of May including:

  • Pricing
  • Solutions Pages
  • New Services
  • UI Updates to Catalog & Dashboard
  • Improved Mobile SDK
  • Redesigned Documentation Site
  • Eclipse Tools for Bluemix
  • and more!

Bluemix UI Updates: Region Selector

Global IBM Cloud Console Architecture

A few months ago, I announced that my team had released the new global IBM Cloud Console allowing all public regions of the IBM Cloud platform to be managed from a single location. This took us from four addresses (one for each of the four public IBM Cloud regions at the time) to a single geo load-balanced address. Users would now always get the UI served from the geographically closest (and healthy) deployment, resulting in improved performance and enabling failover to greatly increase availability. In this post, I'll dig a bit deeper so that you can gain insight into what it would take for you to build similar solutions with your own IBM Cloud apps. Continue reading

The New Bluemix Look

Published on March 01, 2016