Bluemix UI Updates: No Tricks and All Treats!

Bluemix UI Updates: Bluemix Pumpkin

Trick or treat! Halloween is here in the U.S., and we have a fresh round of Bluemix announcements and Bluemix UI updates. Keep reading for details on all of the new “treats” this month:

  • New IBM and Twitter partnership
  • Addition of Ustream Service<
  • Introduction of IBM DataWorks and IBM dashDB Services
  • New Object Storage Service<
  • General Availability of Internet of Things Foundation
  • Updated Buildpacks for Java and Node.js
  • Enablement of High Availability for Data Cache and Session Cache Services
  • Enhanced UI functionality, such as:
    • Improved Catalog Filtering
    • Enhanced Pricing Overview
    • Removal of “Add-on” Terminology
    • Miscellaneous Usability improvements and Defects

Bluemix UI Updates: Catalog Filtering

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