The Web Platform
March 7–8, 2016: Training
March 8–10, 2016: Conference
San Francisco, CA

Globalization Pipeline: Translations at cloud speeds

Steven Atkin (IBM)
3:00pm–3:30pm Wednesday, 03/09/2016
Sponsored Salon 10/11
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Developers want to rapidly build cloud applications and make them available to as many users as possible, as fast as possible. However, translating applications has not changed very much. Steve Atkin explores IBM’s new Bluemix service, Globalization Pipeline, which seamlessly integrates real-time machine translation and persistent human postediting capabilities.

Steve uses the Globalization Pipeline service to discuss the process of a developing a purely cloud native service on IBM’s Bluemix PaaS. Steve outlines the service’s architecture, discusses how the service was built and deployed across multiple geographies, and explains some of the design challenges IBM faced. Steve covers the use of Docker, Cloud Foundry Buildpacks, Cloudant, Bootstrap, and Angular on Bluemix and shares his and his team’s experiences, as well as best practices and lessons learned along the way to help you develop a successful service in the cloud.

This session is sponsored by IBM.

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Steven Atkin


Steven Atkin is the chief globalization architect at IBM, where he is responsible for establishing the globalization strategy for IBM products. Steven has been working on globalization issues at IBM for 20 years and now focuses on the globalization challenges as developers transition to the cloud. He is responsible for the architecture for IBM’s Globalization Pipeline service on IBM Bluemix.