Implementing Hybrid Clouds with Bluemix Hybrid Cloud Services and IBM Integration Portfolio

After attending this workshop, students will understand how to connect a born-on-the-cloud applications to on-premises systems by taking advantage of IBMBluemixhybrid cloud capabilities and other IBM integration products such as IBM Integration Bus and IBM MQ.

In many cases, you want to expose IT assets from a private cloud as APIs, while also managing who uses those assets and how. IBM Bluemix hybrid integration services together with IBM Integration Bus and IBM MQ provide a range of cloud capabilities that allows businesses to innovate rapidly while also providing IT both visibility and control. These products and services allow you to build and operate systems that mix data and APIs from a wide variety of sources, whether those sources reside on-premises or in the cloud.

Skills Gained

After attending this workshop, students will understand how to connect a born-on-the-cloud applications to on-premises systems by taking advantage of IBMBluemixhybrid cloud capabilities and other IBM integration products such as IBM Integration Bus and IBM MQ.

In many cases, you want to expose IT assets from a private cloud as APIs, while also managing who uses those assets and how. IBM Bluemix hybrid integration services together with IBM Integration Bus and IBM MQ provide a range of cloud capabilities that allows businesses to innovate rapidly while also providing IT both visibility and control. These products and services allow you to build and operate systems that mix data and APIs from a wide variety of sources, whether those sources reside on-premises or in the cloud.

This IBM Redbooksworkshop teaches how to develop cloud solutions using these hybrid integration products and services, which can help you to maintain data consistency, manageability, and security for critical transactions.

Who Can Benefit

The course is intended for IT professionals who need to understand how to effectively design and implement hybrid cloud environments, connecting Bluemix applications to on premise endpoints such as DB2, SAP, z/OS.

The workshop will be open to clients, business partners (BPs), and IBMers, IT professionals, including cloud advisors, cloud implementers, SAP/DB2/z/OS admins, technical project managers, architects, systems designers and application developers.

This workshop is NO FEE to attendees. Preference given to IBMers that bring a customer. Travel cost up to students.

Prerequisites

Students should have a basic understating of cloud computing concepts.

Course Details

Course Outline

Topics Covered:

- Business challenges and motivation for hybrid clouds
- Introduction to Hybrid Cloud and Hybrid IT
- Hybrid integration capabilities
- Cross industry business use cases
- Hybrid Integration Reference Architecture
- Introduction to Bluemix
- Three pillars for hybrid cloud applications: API-Centric, Data-Centric and Event-Centric
- Secure Gateway service
- API Connect
- IBM DataWorks
- IBM Message Hub
- IBM z/OS Connect
- IBM DataPower Gateway
- IBM WebSphere Cast Iron
- Docker Containers and Bluemix Container service
- IBM Integration Bus
- IBM MQ