In the previous article (here), I explained how to create a component that generates one or more VMs. In this one, I will explain a method to create a component which doesn’t generate VM but interacts with another one via a link. You can find a use case of this in the WebApp pattern where you are able to add extra “archive file” to a WAS via the “Extra Archive File” component.
In this article, I will explain how to call a java method from your topology template. This is achieved by creating a class which extends the TemplateTransformer class and declaring it as the implementation class for your topology transformer.
IBM SmartCloud Application Services provides a mobile application platform using IBM Worklight. We also have the Zend Server Pattern on IBM SmartCloud Application Services and created a proof of concept leveraging these different technologies.
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Sometime, you would like to parametrize a plugin for example to add an activation key or other configuration parameters. The configuration will be done via the “System Plug-ins” menu.
When you create a new plugin, you could have noticed that a “locales” directory is created by the plug-in project wizard in the appmodel directory. This directory can contains the messages in different languages. Here how it works.
I tested the new version PDK 184.108.40.206 on SmartCloud Application Workload Service which run IWD 220.127.116.11.
Normally, the PDK 18.104.22.168 is compatible with IWD 22.214.171.124 but I didn’t face any issue while using it.
I got a question: “Can I create multiple VMs for a given component?”. Imagine you have an application component that needs extra VMs if some policies are set! I don’t want to bother the pattern designer with some extra rules and tell him “if you define this policy you absolutely need to add an extra VM in order to manage this policy”.
Since Yesterday IBM provides the Zend PHP pattern on SmartCloud Application Service. This pattern is composed of a Zend PHP server, a possibility to link to DB2 component and also a load balancer.
SCAS 1.1 is generally available and I would like to share with you a new API which is part of this new release allowing you to choose the billing options while launching the deployment of your pattern.