Wednesday, September 22, 2021

To restore or to delete: Working with IBM Cloud resource reclamation

Resource management
Over the past weeks, I provisioned many resources in my IBM Cloud account. Typical to cloud computing, I also deleted and re-provisioned service instances. As part of that work, I dealt with resource reclamation and sometimes restored services or made sure they were "hard deleted", immediately gone for good.

In this blog post, I am going to give a brief overview of resource reclamation in IBM Cloud and share some tips and tricks from my experience.

Friday, September 3, 2021

Serverless Twitter Bot using IBM Cloud

A Twitterbot at work
Some months ago, I discussed cron-like scheduling on IBM Cloud. One of my personal use cases is to send out tweets. In this post, I am going to look into details, into how I implemented a Twitter bot, deployed it to IBM Cloud Code Engine, and how it is managed.