Integrating Cloud Applications



In this course, you learn how to connect applications that are running on the public Bluemix cloud to Systems of Record that are running in your data center. You also learn how to add custom APIs to the Bluemix console and how to stage data in the cloud (Bluemix) environment. Security considerations and common practices will be described.


Developers wanting to integrate their Bluemix applications to various other systems


  • Java EE programming skills
  • Experience with Eclipse application development for Bluemix
  • Knowledge of cloud and PaaS concepts

Learning Objectives

  • Challenges of cloud application integration with Bluemix
  • Systems of Record and Systems of Engagement
  • List Bluemix integration options
  • Use the Secure Gateway service in Bluemix
  • Modify applications to work with Secure Gateway
  • Setup for implementing Transport Layer Security (TLS)
  • API management
  • Connect and compose
  • Dataworks services

Course Outline:

1. Introduction to Bluemix Integration

  • Bluemix Integration Concepts
  • Systems of Record and Systems of Engagement
  • Bluemix Integration Options

2. Secure Gateway

  • Secure Gateway Concepts
  • Secure Gateway Implementation
  • Secure Gateway Clients
  • Application Considerations
  • Transport Layer Security

3. API and Data Integration

  • API Management
  • Connect and Compose
  • DataWorks