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More simple api:s

Please add more simple with a free startup services. This is to get people started with the great things about Bluemix. This is some ideas of simple api:s GEO detection - send ip in and get geo location back PDF creation - Send in HTML get a PDF ...
almost 8 years ago in Templates & Best Practises 1 Not under consideration

GZIP, Timezone and Database

I am evaluating Bluemix - Liberty of Java. It has many features but missing some essentials. 1. The JS and CSS are not served with GZIP compression, this leads 3X slower than a server which has GZIP compression. Just enabling it 3X faster loadin...
almost 8 years ago in  0 Not under consideration

sliding panel on the right side of the dashboard (coming up on clicking the right most icon) should have a way to be pinned down!

sliding panel on the right side of the dashboard (coming up on clicking the right most icon) should have a way to be pinned down! it is so annoying now cause I can't finish my feedback to helpdesk/support without losing that panel when I need to...
almost 8 years ago in Core Platform Services / Support 2 Not under consideration

Building with a dockerfile in a location other than the build context directory

'docker build' cli allows one to specify an arbitrary file as the dockerfile for the build. This is done by using the '-f' option on the command line. For example: docker build -f test/test.dockerfile context/bigfiles. This enables an elaborate st...
almost 8 years ago in Containers 1 Not under consideration

Add easy mapping support on NodeRed

During my IBM workshop, one of the participant has suggested to add a new feature in Node Red as below : - easy way to map an input structure to an output one - better understanding of the structure of the data passing through a block (schema defi...
almost 8 years ago in  2 Not under consideration

Data Services Decision Matrix

It is hard to oversee what Bluemix offerings we have for data & analytics. Would be nice to see what the offerings are with a short description of their capabilities and when to use. The reverse direction from a problem to a suggested database...
almost 8 years ago in Analytics 0 Not under consideration

The file window could be sizeable

When I click Files option, the open window that shows the list of files could be sizeable to facilitate manage files and directories in the left pane.
almost 8 years ago in Core Platform Services 1 Not under consideration

define the organization beyond the region

Do I have to define the same organization many times !?
almost 8 years ago in Core Platform Services 1 Not under consideration

Consistency for all services' create button

When you create (just as an example, but all services in the platform need to have a consistent manner) a new vpn you have to scroll down all the marketing text to show the "create" button. It is better to get a fixed footer with the actions
almost 8 years ago in Core Platform Services 2 Not under consideration

Make runtime and containers free monthly allowance consistent

Hi, Currently, the free monthly allowances are as follow: Runtime: 375 GB-hour Containers: 365 GB-hour I think they should be both the same (e.g. 375) to be less confusing. Also, is it just me or 365 GB-hour doesn't cover 512 MB for a whole mo...
almost 8 years ago in Containers 1 Not under consideration