. . . since replaced by BlueMix and then IBM Cloud Last year, there was an opportunity to participate in IBM's Cloud Beta and I wrote about some initial impressions. IBM have now rolled this out with geographically dispersed data centres. Even with some terms being unique to IBM, the provisioning of instances
Finally! Some long-needed innovation in WebSphere application servers from IBM, and some fresh thinking that may boost the long-term viability of IBM leadership in middleware software. Whether it is the pressure from Oracle or open-source innovation, or a long-overdue grounds-up overhaul of the WebSphere application server architecture that has been
... out-of-the-box marketing features IBM WebSphere Commerce 7.0 comes with a substantial set of marketing activities, namely web activities, e-mail activities and dialog activities. These are all part of a feature known as 'Precision Marketing' which works roughly as follows: An active customer action or a background processing action causes
IBM is beta-testing its own cloud at https://www-180.ibm.com/cloud/enterprise/beta/dashboard, after a successful experiment creating machine templatest with Amazon EC2. As a company with hardware and operating system roots, it was smart to get on to the cloud bandwagon, which is essentially the commoditization of
(Note: This technique is NOT supported by IBM) IBM's Rational family of IDE's (integrated development environments) are based on the Eclipse1 platform. IBM WebSphere Commerce Developer 6.02 is one member of the family that is based on the Rational Application Developer 6.03 and the WebSphere Application Server 6.