Last updated 2015-06-10 ago.


Bluemix is available as public and as private Platform-as-a-Service.

You can deploy apps written in 6 languages to 3 different infrastructures.

You can automatically bind 49 services and 28 integrated addons to your applications.

You can scale your applications vertically , horizontally or let Bluemix automatically scale your instances .

Usage and pricing options available are  metered usage, monthly bills.

Quality of Service

Bluemix is in Production since 2014-06-30.

Stipulated Uptime: No guarantees


Bluemix is extensible, so you can add more functionality via buildpacks or similar mechanisms.


Name Runtime
Rails Ruby
Sinatra Ruby


Name Description Type
advanced mobile access
api management
application security manager
appscan dynamic analyzer
appscan mobile analyzer
biginsights for hadoop
business rules
cloud integration Bind your applications to Cast Iron Live orchestrations. ANALYTICS
cloudant nosql db
concept expansion
concept insights
data cache Free data cache for beta testing purposes only. DATASTORE
delivery pipeline
embeddable reporting
geospatial analytics
insights for twitter
internet of things
language identification
machine translation
mobile analyzer for ios
mobile data With Mobile Data, you can store objects that need to be created and persisted from a mobile client. DATASTORE
mobile quality assurance Capture tester and live-user experience for building great mobile apps. ANALYTICS
monitoring and analytics
mq light
object storage
personality insights
predictive modeling
presence insights
push With Push, you can create and deliver notifications to iOS and Android devices easily with the Mobile Cloud Services SDK. MESSAGING
push ios 8
question and answer
relationship extraction
secure gateway
session cache Free session cache for beta testing purposes only. DATASTORE
speech to text
sql database Free database for beta testing purposes only. DATASTORE
sso Policy-based web single sign-on capability, for registered users. OTHER
static analyzer
text to speech
time series database
track & plan
tradeoff analytics
visual recognition
workload scheduler
Name Description Type
Simplicite aPaaS OTHER
aPersona Adaptive Security Manager OTHER
blazemeter The JMeter Load Testing Cloud ANALYTICS
cleardb Highly available MySQL for your Apps. DATASTORE
cloudamqp Managed HA RabbitMQ servers in the cloud WORKER
cloudant DATASTORE
cognitive commerce ANALYTICS
cognitive graph ANALYTICS
cognitive insights ANALYTICS
dreamface DEVOPS
elephantsql PostgreSQL as a Service DATASTORE
flowthings OTHER
geocoding OTHER
loadimpact Automated and on-demand performance testing ANALYTICS
memcached cloud Enterprise-Class Memcached for Developers DATASTORE
mongolab Fully-managed MongoDB-as-a-Service DATASTORE
namara SEARCH
new relic Manage and monitor your apps ANALYTICS
rediscloud DATASTORE
reverse geocoding OTHER
sendgrid Email Delivery. Simplified. MESSAGING,MAIL
statica Enterprise Static IP Addresses DEVOPS
travel boundary service OTHER
ustream MEDIA
validate address OTHER
The billing of native services and add-ons may differ from the platform pricing model.


EU United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, London — provided by Softlayer
NA United States of America, Dallas — provided by Softlayer
OC Australia, Sydney — provided by Softlayer