Generate and Deploy Node.js Applications using Bluemix

Tasks such as installing Node.js modules, adding require statements, and adding service configuration files are simple, yet repetitive tasks that Node.js developers need to do. To remove this mundane task, Bluemix has created code generators which enable a user to quickly generate and deploy Java, Swift or Node.js projects. The Bluemix CLI makes it simple to provision, bind,...  Continue reading Generate and Deploy Node.js Applications using Bluemix

Diagnostic dumps for Node.js applications in Bluemix

Introduction For application problems in production environments, dumps are a vital tool, allowing diagnostic information to be captured when failure events occur, and problem analysis to continue off-line. There are three types of dump available to developers, system administrators or maintainers of Node.js applications in Bluemix: node-report, a human-readable diagnostic summary, written to file....  Continue reading Diagnostic dumps for Node.js applications in Bluemix

Monitoring Express Node.js applications with appmetrics-dash

appmetrics-dash provides a dashboard to visualize the performance of your Node.js application. The dashboard uses Node Application Metrics to monitor the application displaying the results in a web based front end. To add monitoring capabailities to your existing Express applications is very easy. The appmetrics-dash constructor allows you to pass in a number...  Continue reading Monitoring Express Node.js applications with appmetrics-dash

Running Apache Spark Applications With Node.js on IBM Bluemix

While Javascript usage continues to grow at a rapid pace, including server side with Node.js, Javascript developers have not been able to directly work with distributed computing engines such as Apache Spark which does not provide a Javascript API. The EclairJS project changes that by providing an API, and enables developers to...  Continue reading Running Apache Spark Applications With Node.js on IBM Bluemix

Exposing Data from DB2 Using StrongLoop Running on Linux on Z (part 2)

On the post Exposing Data from DB2 Using StrongLoop Running on Linux on Z , the company Bread Box Grocery started working on a Coupon Distribution service. The service should provide value-added to Bread Box Grocery’s customers while at the same time increase revenue for Bread Box Grocery. The creation of the service...  Continue reading Exposing Data from DB2 Using StrongLoop Running on Linux on Z (part 2)

Exposing Data from DB2 Using StrongLoop Running on Linux on Z (part 1)

Data collected over the years has a huge economical and insights potential when made available to experts. A good example is the retail business, where using collected data enables businesses to give personalized services and at the same time increase revenue. This blog series will show how to use the StrongLoop Process Management...  Continue reading Exposing Data from DB2 Using StrongLoop Running on Linux on Z (part 1)