Moving existing applications to a modern platform like IBM Cloud is a journey. IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service can facilitate the containerization of existing applications by providing an easy platform for the deployment and management of Docker containers. Taking those initial steps in the journey will enable future expansion of applications to include advanced analytics, AI, and other IBM Watson services.
With this solution you will learn how to take the first steps towards modernizing existing applications by:
- lift and shift existing on premises applications to a container-based platform
- manage applications using modern dev ops tools and techniques
- leverage advanced services like chat-bots, tone analysis, and others to enhance existing applications
Transport Company HR Application Example on IBM Cloud
3 minute demo
Modernizing web sites and web applications with innovative chat and live agent support can enhance the end-user experience. In this video, learn how IBM Cloud for Kubernetes, IBM Watson services and other technologies can be rapidly integrated, deployed and managed to deliver new capabilities and provide a new level of user experience.
Deploying a Kubernetes Cluster in the IBM Cloud
4 minute demo
With the IBM Cloud, you can deploy and manage your own Kubernetes cluster quickly and easily, without installing any server-side software. This video will walk you through the provisioning process using the IBM Cloud portal.
Containerized Applications with IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service
12 minute demo
Modernizing applications to the cloud can be seen as a journey. Progressing through the journey will enable you to reap all the benefits of cloud and containers, such as scalability, availability, resiliency, dev ops and integration with advanced services like analytics and AI. In this video you will see an overview of how to modernize a traditional Java application using Docker, Kubernetes, and IBM Cloud. For the complete tutorial, visit IBM-Cloud on GitHub.
Product Tour of IBM Application Modernization with Containers
Want to see for yourself? Take a short test drive of IBM Application Modernization with Containers to introduce you to the product. You'll be able to:
- learn how to provision a Kubernetes cluster in the IBM Cloud
- learn how to monitor a deployed Kubernetes cluster
0-5 minutes introduction
Hands-on Lab for IBM Application Modernization with Containers
Ready to explore more? Visit IBM Cloud to get started with IBM Application Modernization with Containers. Once you've signed up, you can use the following tutorials to get a deeper dive into the capabilities of IBM Application Modernization with Containers.
Modernizing a legacy app as a micro-service on IBM Cloud
This demo modernizes an existing Java web application (JPetStore) by: building Docker containers from the legacy stack moving the app to IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service and extending it with Watson Visual Recognition and Twilio text messaging (or a web chat interface).
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