Bluemix Updates: Warm Up With Winter Gifts!

Bluemix UI Updates: Bluemix & Winter!

Winter is ramping up here in the Northern Hemisphere, and we wanted to give you some year-end Bluemix updates to help you warm up by the fire. So, we’re following the introduction of Bluemix London in November with some cool new features:

  • Translation of the Bluemix UI into 8 languages
  • Addition of starter apps for three new runtimes to the Catalog
  • Improved getting started info for apps
  • Increased limits for associating SSL certificates with your custom domains
  • Documentation updates including quick reference card, better integration of app context, improved search, and globalization support
  • Miscellaneous usability enhancements and bug fixes

Bluemix UI Updates: Landing Page in Chinese

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