To create your own application, select from the following runtime environments as a starting
1. IBM runtime environments, which are supported by IBM buildpacks, such as Liberty for Java.
2. Community runtimes, which rely on open source and third-party buildpacks, such as Tomcat .
A runtime is the set of resources that is used to run an application. IBM Cloud provides runtime environments as containers for different types of applications. The runtime environments are integrated as buildpacks into IBM Cloud and are automatically configured for use.
Runtimes start with a simple templated example application that you can customize to meet your needs. These runtimes do not include any services by default, but you can add and bind your own services later.
Creating an IBM Cloud application :
1.To create an IBM Cloud application, click Create resource from the
2. From the catalog, click Cloud Foundry Apps. Then, choose your
The following runtimes are now available as Cloud Foundry Apps:
Liberty for Java
SDK for Node.js
Runtime for Swift
3.Enter the App name and Host name and choose the pricing plan.
Enter your application name and host name. Then, choose the region, organization, and space, and select the pricing plan for this application.
If you are using the IBM Cloud Lite account, you are not charged for any usage.
Your app’s name is different than its host name and must be unique only within your organization. You can have the same app name as another user if the host name is unique.
By default, IBM Cloud sets your host name and your app name to be the same. The app name is for your reference to use only in scripts, CLI, and to find your app within the IBM Cloud UI. The application’s host name becomes part of the application’s route, which is how users access your application over the internet
To view the application route, click Visit App URL:
You can access the application route for a running application only.
The application route must be unique across all applications in the domain.