Bluemix UI Updates: August 2014

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The Bluemix UI updates for August are now live in 85 countries! The team kept busy this month and put together a lot of awesome new features since our July refresh. We think you’ll enjoy these enhancements, which include:

  • Better Allowances for Runtime Usage
  • Cost Estimator — estimate costs for your apps and services based on configurations you specify
  • Redesigned App Details — featuring a cleaner look, brand new function, and responsiveness for mobile devices
  • SSL Certificates for Custom Domains — upload SSL certificates to secure your custom domains
  • Apple iOS Solutions Page — learn about the power of the Bluemix and iOS combo
  • Multimedia for Catalog Offerings — enhanced media (in the form of images and videos) for numerous items in the catalog
  • Java Cloudant Web Starter — get started quickly with Java and Cloudant NoSQL DB
  • Documentation Updates — navigation improvements and updated styling
  • Many bug fixes and usability improvements

Bluemix UI Updates: August 2014

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

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