WebSphere development team is winding up work on Liberty version 184.108.40.206. As usual we will be doing a webcast to explain all the great new stuff, and let you get your hands on a product download and a set of… Read More ›
IBM WebSphere Application Server and all of its profiles and editions, including Liberty Core, WAS Base, WAS ND and Liberty included in it.
Earlier this week I met with an IBM customer to help them with the cost analysis for the new project that required an application server runtime for the 3rd party COTS application. This application is certified by the vendor to… Read More ›
I often meet customers who have hundreds of large applications running on WebSphere. If you move those large applications into microservices you may easily end up with several hundreds or even thousands of microservices. Quite often these environments are provisioned… Read More ›
Modern applications require flexibility to accommodate unpredictable and often spiky workloads. This means that the license for the software that powers your application must be able to fit requirements of your deployment, not the other way around when you have… Read More ›
New webinar by Don Vines (member of the Migration Team with IBM Cloud Services) is now available for replay: “WebSphere… on the Cloud? Learn how to ‘Lift and Shift’ your WebSphere Applications to the Cloud” to see for yourself just… Read More ›
I have written about migrations and the increasing use of the cloud to optimize workloads, but this article combines these topics as experienced by a major USA based airline company. The IBM migration team was called in to evaluate what… Read More ›
Application developers today have more choices than ever before. Choices of programming languages, UI and backend frameworks, libraries, IDEs, operating systems, databases, clouds. It appears that the most difficult thing in application development today is to make a decision which… Read More ›
I’ve written previously about the benefits of moving Java workloads to the cloud and a New York City workshop that the IBM Hybrid Cloud Migration Team was delivering to help clients make this move. The workshop was incredibly well received… Read More ›
Finally I was able to spend some time and record a video of the session I delivered in LasVegas during the IBM InterConnect 2016 conference. Since the recording was done last week in my home “studio” I decided to record… Read More ›
IBM offers its customers an offering called the Business Value Assessment (BVA) at no charge which provides a proven methodology and process to build a business case for justification for their software investments. This offering includes a financial business case… Read More ›
In this online POT we will show how Liberty provides a path to Hybrid Cloud for Java applications. We will show why Liberty is an excellent runtime for microservices applications, and then drill down into the new enhancements in Liberty…. Read More ›
One of the benefits of Open Standards is the ability to avoid vendor lock in. Once you build an app and your original choice of the platform does not longer fit your requirements, you are able to move to another… Read More ›
Please see updated version of this post here: http://ibmadvantage.com/2016/04/04/video-recording-of-the-was-vs-jboss-weblogic-and-tomcat-presentation/.
This paper describes technical and cost advantages of IBM WebSphere Application Server over Oracle WebLogic Server. Findings presented here are the result of extensive research conducted by IBM based on publicly available information, including product documentation, user forums, industry conferences,… Read More ›
Advances in web technologies are having a dramatic effect on the capabilities that developers can now deliver to end-users. New features in HTML5 (e.g., data storage, canvas, video and audio) are giving developers a much richer set of tools to… Read More ›