IBM at JavaOne 2017

It’s that time again, Java developers! Join us at JavaOne 2017 October 1 to 5, 2017 | San Francisco In just five short months, Java developers will be flocking to San Francisco to experience over 400 sessions, hands-on labs, tutorials, keynotes, and BoF sessions at the annual JavaOne conference. For 20+ years, IBM has been...

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Train and evaluate custom machine learning models of Watson Developer Cloud

  IBM Watson Developer Cloud (WDC) services put the power of machine learning technology in the hands of developers to extract insights from unstructured data (text, speech, and images). To serve developers and enable them to tackle a wide spectrum of applications ranging from general consumer applications to various enterprise-specific applications, the IBM Watson team...

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International Collegiate Programming Contest

This year marks the 20th anniversary of IBM sponsorship of the Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). The ACM-ICPC is the oldest and most prestigious global programming competition in the world. Over the last four decades the ICPC has raised aspirations and performance of generations of the world’s problem solvers in...

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Behind the Code: Watson at Pebble Beach

About 1.5 million visitors arrive every year, not just to golf and often not to stay the night, but to spend some time exploring. After decades of paper maps pointing out for all these visitors the hidden treasures and rich history of the area, IBM and Pebble Beach Resorts partnered to produce an app which...

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Join us at DataLayer in Austin to talk databases on May 17!

  DataLayer 2017 is coming to Austin, Texas on May 17th to the Alamo Draft House on Lamar and we couldn’t be more excited. This year we have top-notch speakers lined up to cover every aspect of the data layer. While much talk in developer circles these days focuses on the app layer, we feel...

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Give me liberty and secure Java EE applications or give me death!

That’s not quite what Patrick Henry had in mind when he concluded his famous speech with: Give me liberty or give me death! The cloud has brought us endless freedom and flexibility to create apps and services. It’s enabled global reach and access by anyone, anywhere, and at any time. So, how can you ensure...

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IBM expands Developer Console on Bluemix

IBM has announced new capabilities for developers on Bluemix, IBM’s cloud platform, which provide developers with new code patterns and building blocks which help them quickly create cloud apps across web, mobile, and backend systems. An extension of the Bluemix Mobile Dashboard, the Bluemix Developer Console expands ready-to-code patterns into web and backend apps, helping...

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Break out of compliance jail for open source software with DevOps – OSCON 2017

On a hot summer day in 2015, my manager came to me to discuss IBM’s vision for Open Technologies. She outlined the reality of the high cost of maintaining open source legal and security compliance. Then she asked me, “How would you like to solve this problem?” I have been traveling on this journey ever since,...

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IBM launches Decision Composer on Bluemix

IBM has announced a new, experimental capability on Bluemix which gives developers of varying skill sets the ability to create apps that can instantly personalize a user’s experience — without the need to write complicated code. The new service, IBM Decision Composer, helps developers to graphically model the data and logic which drives and shapes...

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What is serverless computing? A primer from the DevOps point of view

You’ve heard of serverless computing, right? Aside from the term itself being somewhat of a misnomer [1] (like many things in IT), serverless computing was one of those topics that sort of made sense in my head, but when I tried to explain it, I just couldn’t do it. If you’re like I was, then...

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From brick and mortar: Why hybrid cloud is the cornerstone of IT

Have you heard? Hybrid cloud is the new norm. It’s the cornerstone of IT on the path to digital transformation. How do we know this? In 2016, IBM® Center for Applied Insights published findings from their survey of 500 IT decision makers worldwide with organizations that have implemented hybrid environments. The survey revealed that 7...

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Heaven forbid: Ensure disaster recovery with IBM, VMware, and Zerto Virtual Replication

You buy insurance. You use surge protectors in your office. You keep fire extinguishers handy in your kitchen. You always have a backup plan – just in case. So it stands to reason that your company’s hybrid cloud strategy should include tactics for dealing with disaster recovery. With that in mind, IBM Cloud is enhancing...

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What is Docker? A Primer on the Benefits of Containers for Applications

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve heard of Docker, or Docker containers, or at the very least the concept of containerization. But as we know all too well, the technology landscape contains so many features it’s impossible to know even a little about everything out there. I found myself hearing more and more about...

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Beyond imagination to innovation with IBM On Demand Consulting

Are you ready to cross the innovation threshold? When it comes to technology innovation, you have big aspirations for what you want to achieve. But, you might not have all the knowledge, skills, or resources you need to carry out and complete your project. The more you wait or struggle at being stuck, the more...

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