SoftLayer Development Network

Home of all the documentation you need for leveraging the SoftLayer API.

Our API provides direct control over every aspect of every SoftLayer service, as well as your SoftLayer customer account. And when we say every, we mean every.

So learn more now about using the API to manage your SoftLayer environment, integrate the SoftLayer API with other APIs, and more. And connect with other developers to share tips, ideas, and best practices.

Welcome to SoftLayer Development Network

Language Guides

While the SoftLayer API can be used with any programming language that supports the SOAP, XML-RPC, or REST protocols, we have created these API clients to help you get started.

Object Storage

With the release of SoftLayer Object Storage, we wanted to integrate brand-unique, value-added features on top of the already comprehensive tools that have been set in place to provide a first-in-class product for our customers.

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11/15/2016 - 09:44
Posted by: ashaw

Overview

07/19/2016 - 14:56
Posted by: cgallo

Both the Bluemix VPN service and the Bluemix Gateway service allow you to connect a Bluemix environment to an existing infrastructure in a very simple, secure, and straightforward manner. While the documentation on how to setup both of these services is well-organized, there isn’t very much information available on the performance of these services. So I setup a little experiment to attempt to get a rough idea of how well each service performs, and I got some very promising results in the process.

06/14/2016 - 14:52
Posted by: rtiffany

In order to fully utilize the power of your Bluemix account it is recommended to install the Cloud Foundry and Bluemix command line clients. This guide will walk you through that process as well as some of the basic command line options.

03/23/2016 - 10:13
Posted by: rtiffany

Overview

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11/15/2016 - 09:44
Posted by: ashaw

Overview

07/19/2016 - 14:56
Posted by: cgallo

Both the Bluemix VPN service and the Bluemix Gateway service allow you to connect a Bluemix environment to an existing infrastructure in a very simple, secure, and straightforward manner. While the documentation on how to setup both of these services is well-organized, there isn’t very much information available on the performance of these services. So I setup a little experiment to attempt to get a rough idea of how well each service performs, and I got some very promising results in the process.

06/14/2016 - 14:52
Posted by: rtiffany

In order to fully utilize the power of your Bluemix account it is recommended to install the Cloud Foundry and Bluemix command line cl