Auto-Scaling on IBM SmartCloud Enterprise possible? Yes, with IBM SmartCloud Application Services.

I will explain in this article how to scale up and down infrastructure on IBM SmartCloud Enterprise using IBM SmartCloud Application Services (currently in pilot) and specifically the IBM SmartCloud Application Workload Service. This capability is also available on the IBM PureApplication System. Continue reading

Is provisioning topology on IBM SmartCloud Enterprise possible? Yes, with IBM SmartCloud Application Services.

The IBM SmartCloud Enterprise provides APIs. These APIs can be used to automate the deployment of a server topology on IBM SmartCloud Enterprise. I will show in this article that you can now use IBM SmartCloud Application Services (currently in pilot), and specifically the IBM SmartCloud Application Workload Service, to design and deploy your topology. This capability is also available on the IBM PureApplication System. Continue reading

How to monitor and troubleshoot on IBM SmartCloud Application Services.

The IBM SmartCloud Application Workload Service, which is part of IBM SmartCloud Application Services, provides access to log files, virtual machines and middleware monitoring for the virutal application pattern. I will explain how to access this information. Currently IBM SmartCloud Application Services is in pilot. Continue reading

IBM Impact2012: Interesting sessions around SmartCloud Enterprise

Here some interesting sessions around SCE solutions at Impact2012:

Don’t forget you can get a free access to SmartCloud Application Services (see: Try IBMPureSystems. No charge)