Tag: Infrastructure

Infrastructure Official Blog TPU May 16, 2022

Google Cloud unveils world’s largest publicly available ML hub with Cloud TPU v4, 90% carbon-free energy - Google Cloud unveils world’s largest publicly available machine learning cluster with up to 9 exaflops of computing power.

Infrastructure Official Blog May 16, 2022

Security through collaboration: Building a more secure future with Confidential Computing - Google Cloud, Project Zero, and AMD collaborated for several months to conduct a detailed review of the technology that powers Confidential Computing.

Infrastructure Official Blog TPU May 16, 2022

Cloud TPU VMs are generally available - Cloud TPU VMs with Ranking & Recommendation acceleration are generally available on Google Cloud. Customers will have direct access to TPU host machines.

Infrastructure Official Blog Terraform May 2, 2022

Service Catalog: Introducing version selection for Terraform solutions - Announcing support for multiple Terraform versions for Google Service Catalog Terraform solutions.

Infrastructure Networking Official Blog April 25, 2022

Doing our part: How Google’s network helps internet content reach users - Behind the scenes, Google invests heavily in network infrastructure to ensure that data arrives at internet end users’ devices quickly and efficiently.

DevOps Infrastructure Official Blog SRE April 25, 2022

The SRE book turns 6! - Site Reliability Engineering with Google’s SRE team! Since the publication of the SRE Book, we’ve learned and shared a lot —come explore SRE with us!

Infrastructure Official Blog April 18, 2022

The journey to the cloud mitigates enterprise risk - Learn how enterprises can mitigate risk by moving data to the public cloud and examining what does and doesn’t work when it comes to data security.

Infrastructure Official Blog April 11, 2022

Introducing Topaz — the first subsea cable to connect Canada and Asia - The Topaz subsea cable is the first fiber cable to connect Canada and Asia, and will provide better resiliency and lower latency for Google services.

Compute Engine Infrastructure Official Blog April 4, 2022

Confidential VMs - a security breakthrough for medical device software - Idea Evolver and AstraZeneca built a medical device software product using Google Cloud Confidential VMs to enable encryption of data while in use.

Compute Engine Infrastructure Official Blog March 28, 2022

Save big by temporarily suspending unneeded Compute Engine VMs—now GA - Realize huge savings by suspending temporarily unneeded VMs on Google Compute Engine and resume where you left off at a later time.

Infrastructure Official Blog VMware Engine March 21, 2022

Google Cloud VMware Engine now a part of VMware Cloud Universal program - Google Cloud and VMware expand partnership to accelerate customers' cloud migration journey.

Infrastructure Official Blog March 21, 2022

Timely progress towards around-the-clock carbon-free energy - Adoption of Time-based Energy Attribute Certificates (T-EACs) by partners is helping us meet our goal of using 24/7 carbon-free energy by 2030.

Billing Cloud Storage Infrastructure Networking Official Blog March 21, 2022

Unlock more choice with updates to Google Cloud’s infrastructure capabilities and pricing - Google Cloud is adjusting infrastructure product and pricing structure to give customers more choice in how they pay for what they use.

Compute Engine Infrastructure Official Blog March 7, 2022

78% of VM migrations realize payback in one year or less - IDC research report shows that 78% of businesses realize payback in one year or less after they migrate their VMworkloads to the cloud.

Cloud Marketplace Infrastructure Official Blog Feb. 28, 2022

Four ways Google Cloud Marketplace simplifies buying cloud software - Learn about new features in Google Cloud Marketplace that make buying and selling better than ever.

Infrastructure Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Reduce your cloud carbon footprint with new Active Assist recommendations - Active Assist recommendations help you Identify and reclaim idle workloads, to lower the carbon footprint of your Google Cloud environment further.

Cloud Build Infrastructure Official Blog Feb. 7, 2022

Don’t run all code, run only what’s changed: Optimizing IaC deployment with Cloud Build - Multi-folder Infrastructure as code deployment management, IaC selective deployment strategy.

Data Analytics Infrastructure Official Blog Serverless Jan. 24, 2022

Data considerations for early-stage startups - Google Cloud technology stack considerations for early-stage startups.

Infrastructure Official Blog VMware Engine Jan. 24, 2022

New in Google Cloud VMware Engine: Single nodes, certifications and more - The latest version of Google Cloud VMware Engine now supports single node clouds, compliance certs and Toronto availability.

Infrastructure Jan. 24, 2022

Resolving network connectivity issues between GCP Services - Learn how to connect to peered private clusters and manage services such as Cloud-SQL and GKE without public IP addresses.

IAM Infrastructure Security Jan. 17, 2022

Understanding Google Cloud IAM concepts with stick figures - Using analogies, stick figures and doodles to describe IAM concepts.

Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

Why 2021 was an electrifying year for 24/7 carbon-free energy - Recapping Google’s progress in 2021 toward running on 24/7 carbon-free energy by 2030 — and decarbonizing the electricity system as a whole.

Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

Top Google Cloud infrastructure blogs of 2021 - Top blog posts of 2021 — Google Cloud infrastructure.

Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

Forrester names Google Cloud a leader in AI Infrastructure - Google Cloud named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: AI Infrastructure, Q4 2021 report.

Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

Expanding our infrastructure with cloud regions around the world - A Google Cloud region is coming to Santiago, Chile, and additional regions are coming to Germany, Israel, KSA and the United States.

Infrastructure Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

Run your fault-tolerant workloads cost-effectively with Google Cloud Spot VMs - Google Cloud Spot VM allows customers to run their fault tolerant workloads at the lowest cost per VM of any leading cloud by providing more predictable pricing, graceful termination, and integration with automation.

Infrastructure Official Blog Oct. 18, 2021

Announcing new tools to measure—and reduce—your environmental impact - Now you can evaluate and reduce the carbon footprint of your cloud workloads, and evaluate your environmental impact with Earth Engine.

Infrastructure Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

What to expect from Active Assist at Google Cloud Next’21 - Learn what’s the latest with Google ML-Powered intelligence service #ActiveAssist and how to learn more about it at Next’21.

Compute Engine Infrastructure Networking Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

10 ways Google Cloud IaaS stands out - Across compute, networking and storage, Google Cloud has a multitude of features that make it the best choice.

Infrastructure Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

The new Google Cloud region in Toronto is now open - Google Cloud now has two regions in Canada: one in Montreal, and another in Toronto, providing customers with enhanced choice and data sovereignty.

Business Infrastructure Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

Google invests 1 billion euros in Germany's digital future - Google is supporting Germany's transition to a digital and sustainable economy, investing 1 billion euros in digital infrastructure and clean energy.

gRPC Infrastructure Networking Official Blog Traffic Director Sept. 4, 2021

Improve gRPC service availability and efficiency with Traffic Director - Make your proxyless gRPC services with Traffic Director more reliable and efficient with the new capabilities: Retry and Session Affinity.

Infrastructure Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

How retailers can boost agility and resilience in Google Cloud - Learn how retailers can migrate their on-premises applications to the cloud, to stay relevant and competitive.

Infrastructure Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

Announcing Apricot: a new subsea cable connecting Singapore to Japan - The new Apricot subsea cable will connect Singapore, Japan, Guam, the Philippines, Taiwan and Indonesia by 2024.

Infrastructure Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

Beyond mainframe modernization: The art of possibilities - Mainframe modernization has been a hot topic over the past decade or so. Over time, the term "modernization" itself is manifested in many ways. So to even begin the modernization conversation, we need to define what modernization is.

Infrastructure Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

Google named a Leader in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services again - Gartner named Google Cloud a Leader in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services, formerly Infrastructure as a Service.

Infrastructure Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

Announcing the Blue and Raman subsea cable systems - The Blue and Raman subsea cable systems will link the Middle East with southern Europe and Asia.

Infrastructure Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

The new Google Cloud region in Melbourne is now open - The new Google Cloud region in Melbourne adds a second region to Australia, supporting economic growth in the region.

Infrastructure Official Blog July 19, 2021

The new Google Cloud region in Delhi NCR is now open - The Google Cloud region in Delhi NCR is now open for business, ready to host your workloads.

Infrastructure July 19, 2021

Cleaning up your Google Cloud Environment: Safety Guaranteed* - Use Cloud Custodian’s new metric filters to clean up your Google Cloud environment while minimizing any potential impacts.

Infrastructure Official Blog July 19, 2021

Beyond malloc efficiency to fleet efficiency - In a paper, the Google Systems Infrastructure team shows how using huge pages in its memory allocator improves application performance.

Infrastructure Official Blog July 5, 2021

A year of carbon-free energy at our data centers - Google's new data visualization shows every hour of carbon-free energy in 2020 for all its data centers.

Infrastructure Official Blog Security June 28, 2021

A blueprint for secure infrastructure on Google Cloud - The security foundations blueprint identifies core security decisions and guides you with opinionated best practices for deploying a secured Google Cloud environment.

Infrastructure Official Blog SAP June 22, 2021

2 ways to migrate your SAP HANA database to Google Cloud - Learn two methods for moving your current SAP environment unchanged onto Google Cloud as a lift and shift or rehost.

Infrastructure Official Blog June 14, 2021

All about cables: A guide to posts on our infrastructure under the sea - All posts on Google’s global subsea cable system in one handy location.

Infrastructure Official Blog June 14, 2021

Hola, South America! Announcing the Firmina subsea cable - The new Firmina subsea cable will run from the eastern U.S. to Argentina, and will be the world’s longest cable cable powered by a single power source.

Infrastructure Official Blog May 24, 2021

With new geothermal project, it’s full steam ahead for 24/7 carbon-free energy - Google and Fervo are developing a next-generation geothermal power project, which will provide an “always-on” carbon-free resource for our data centers.

Infrastructure Official Blog May 10, 2021

Google Cloud and Seagate: Transforming hard-disk drive maintenance with predictive ML - Seagate and Google work on ML that forecasts the probability of problems with hard disk drives.

Infrastructure Official Blog May 3, 2021

Google Cloud announces new region to support growing customer base in Israel - The new Google Cloud region in Israel will bring low-latency for users in the area, as well as a full complement of Google Cloud services.

Infrastructure Official Blog April 25, 2021

Faster, cheaper, greener? Pick the Google Cloud region that’s right for you - New Google Cloud region picker makes it easy for you to take advantage of our greenest data centers.

Infrastructure Official Blog April 19, 2021

The new Google Cloud region in Warsaw is open - The Google Cloud region in Warsaw is now ready for business, opening doors for organizations in Central and Eastern Europe.

Infrastructure Official Blog April 5, 2021

This bears repeating: Introducing the Echo subsea cable - The new Echo subsea cable will run from the U.S. to Singapore with a stop-over in Guam, and with plans to land in Indonesia.

Big Data BigQuery GCP Experience Infrastructure April 5, 2021

Real-Time data delivery at scale with BigQuery - Using BigQuery Authorized Views to cut storage and processing costs.

Infrastructure Official Blog March 29, 2021

The past, present and future of custom compute at Google - To meet users’ performance needs at low power, we’re doubling down on custom chips that use System on a Chip (SoC) designs.

Infrastructure Official Blog March 22, 2021

How carbon-free is your cloud? New data lets you know - A Google Cloud region’s Carbon-Free Energy percentage (CFE%) lets you choose where best to run your workloads to meet your sustainability goals.

Data Analytics GCP Experience Infrastructure Official Blog March 8, 2021

Helping small business customers think big with help from cloud technology - See how CRM provider Keap moved its on-premises infrastructure to Google Cloud to save costs, ensure redundancy and scalability for customers, and free up time for DevOps work.

Infrastructure Official Blog March 8, 2021

A timely new approach to certifying clean energy - Google is piloting a new approach called T-EACs that incentivizes the production of carbon-free energy when it’s at its most scarce on power grids.

Infrastructure Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

The Dunant subsea cable, connecting the US and mainland Europe, is ready for service - The Dunant submarine cable system, crossing the Atlantic Ocean between Virginia Beach in the U.S. and Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez on the French Atlantic coast, has been deployed and tested and is now ready for service.

DevOps Infrastructure Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

New white paper: Strengthening operational resilience in financial services by migrating to Google Cloud - Learn how migrating to Google Cloud can play a critical role in strengthening operational resilience in the financial services sector.

Infrastructure Serverless Jan. 11, 2021

GCP Sketchnotes on GitHub - Every product in the Google Cloud family described in the visual sketchnote format to grasp the capability of the tools quickly and easily.

Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 28, 2020

Expanding our global footprint with new cloud regions - Google Cloud is expanding its global network with new regions in South America, Europe, and Asia.

Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 15, 2020

Google Cloud named a leader in latest Forrester Research IaaS Platform Native Security Wave - Forrester evaluated seven public cloud platforms against 29 criteria. Google Cloud scored highest overall on current offering, and received the highest score possible in its strategic plans for security posture management, hypervisor security, guest OS and container protection, and network security.

Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 7, 2020

How computing has evolved, and why you need a multi-cloud strategy - A multi-cloud strategy gives companies the freedom to use the best possible cloud for each workload.

GCP Experience Infrastructure Kubernetes Microservices Oct. 12, 2020

How FINN.no moved 800 microservices to the cloud in 5 hours - Learn how we migrated our production environment from an on-premise data center to Google Cloud Platform and did so in a single night!

Infrastructure Official Blog Oct. 5, 2020

Google Cloud migration made easy - Migration to cloud is the first step to digital transformation because it offers a quick, simple path to cost savings and enhanced flexibility. In this article we’ll focus on migration of on-premise or public cloud hosted infrastructure into Google Cloud.

Infrastructure Official Blog Sept. 28, 2020

Cloud migration: What you need to know (and where to find it) - Google Cloud offers a rich set of solutions and documentation to help guide your cloud migration. Here’s where to find what you need.

Infrastructure Official Blog Sept. 21, 2020

Announcing ‘round-the-clock clean energy for cloud - Google Cloud sets goal for all services to be powered by carbon-free energy sources, all the time, by 2030.

Business Infrastructure Official Blog Sept. 14, 2020

Google Cloud named a Leader in first Forrester Wave: Public Cloud Development & Infrastructure Platforms for ANZ - Forrester noted Google Cloud has built a compelling enterprise strategy using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), analytics, containers, and functions to build new applications or modernise legacy ones.

Business Google Cloud Platform Infrastructure Official Blog Sept. 14, 2020

Google a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services - For the third consecutive year, Google Cloud is a leader in Gartner Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Magic Quadrant.

Big Data BigQuery Infrastructure Terraform Aug. 17, 2020

Data lake on GCP using Terraform - Using Terraform to set up infrastructure-as-code for a Data Lake on Google Cloud Platform.

Cloud Deployment Manager Infrastructure Terraform July 27, 2020

Why should you treat infrastructure like software? - A brief intro into principles of immutable infrastructures.

Infrastructure Official Blog July 20, 2020

What’s shaking? Earthquake detection with submarine cables - Google developed a novel way to detect earthquakes and tsunamis on our global submarine cables.

Advanced AWS Infrastructure Networking July 6, 2020

Connecting an AWS and GCP VPC using an IPSec VPN Tunnel with BGP - The article explains how to set IPSec VPN Tunnel between AWS and GCP.

Infrastructure Official Blog July 6, 2020

Infrastructure for all: What happened at Next OnAir this week - In our third week at Next OnAir, we showed how Google cloud compute, networks, storage and global footprint support your applications.

Infrastructure Official Blog July 6, 2020

Google Cloud Next ‘20: OnAir—delivering infrastructure for all your apps - A roll-up of new and recent infrastructure announcements at Google Cloud Next ‘20: OnAir.

Business Infrastructure Official Blog July 6, 2020

Announcing the Grace Hopper subsea cable, linking the U.S., U.K. and Spain - The Grace Hopper private subsea cable ready to connect the UK and Spain to the US.

Infrastructure Official Blog July 6, 2020

Next OnAir sessions to get the most out of Google Cloud infrastructure - A curated list of breakout sessions from Google Cloud Next ‘20 OnAir infrastructure week.

Compute Engine Infrastructure Official Blog July 3, 2020

Bare Metal Solution: Coming to a Google Cloud data center near you - With Bare Metal Solution, now you can run specialized databases in five new Google Cloud regions.

Infrastructure Official Blog June 29, 2020

The new Google Cloud region in Jakarta is now open

Business Infrastructure Official Blog June 15, 2020

Google Cloud and Telefónica Partner to Accelerate Digital Transformation for Spanish Businesses - Google Cloud announces plans to launch a cloud region in Spain.

Infrastructure Official Blog May 4, 2020

Viva Las Vegas, with our latest Google Cloud Platform region - The new Las Vegas GCP region helps get capacity close to local users.

Infrastructure April 27, 2020

22 Google Cloud Regions and 67 Zones Equals Endless Possibilities - Overview of Google Cloud regions and zones and important things related to them.

Infrastructure Official Blog March 28, 2020

A note to our customers: How we’re supporting you through COVID-19 - As COVID-19 progresses, many customers face mounting pressure to keep their organizations up and running, and rely on us to help them stay connected and productive. This post shares our business continuity plans from both a technical and customer support perspective.

Infrastructure Official Blog March 23, 2020

Google Cloud named a leader in the Forrester Wave for Public Cloud Development and Infrastructure Platforms - The report evaluated cloud providers’ infrastructure and application development capabilities—important considerations for enterprises turning to the cloud to support their business growth and drive innovation.

Infrastructure Official Blog March 9, 2020

Expanding our footprint to support global customers in 2020 - Announcing new Google Cloud regions for 2020.

Infrastructure Official Blog March 2, 2020

Hitting the Silicon Slopes with a new Salt Lake City region, now open - The Salt Lake City region is now open for GCP customers.

Infrastructure March 2, 2020

Data centers are more energy efficient than ever - Using artificial intelligence to improve energy efficiency in Google's data centers.

Infrastructure Official Blog Feb. 24, 2020

Here to serve Korea’s businesses with a new GCP region in Seoul - New GCP region in Seoul is officially open for business.

Infrastructure Security Jan. 20, 2020

10 questions to ask yourself when migrating to Google Cloud - Some of the big questions to ask yourself when you want to migrate to Google Cloud.

Infrastructure Jan. 20, 2020

Disaster Recovery on Google Cloud for Data (Part 2) - The article goes through a process of planing data recovery on Google Cloud.

Infrastructure Official Blog Jan. 20, 2020

IBM Power Systems now available on Google Cloud - Customers can run IBM Power Systems as a service on Google Cloud.

Infrastructure Jan. 13, 2020

Hot Disaster Recovery for Applications on Google Cloud - A brief overview of setting Hot Disaster Recovery on Google Cloud.

Infrastructure Kubernetes Dec. 30, 2019

Build time-related tasks with Kubernetes - Deploy time-bound microservice with Cronjob on Google Kubernetes Engine

Compute Engine Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 16, 2019

Performance-driven dynamic resource management in E2 VMs - A technical look at dynamic resource management behind E2 VM machine types.

GCP Experience Infrastructure Terraform Dec. 9, 2019

Network Infrastructure At O’Reilly - Experience of migrating O'Reilly's infrastructure to Google Cloud Platform.

AWS DevOps Infrastructure Dec. 9, 2019

How To Create A GKE Cluster using AWS CloudFormation - Using CloudFormation to create resources in Google Cloud.

Compute Engine Infrastructure Dec. 9, 2019

Solution: Mass VM migrations to GCP with Migrate for Compute Engine

Infrastructure Storage Nov. 25, 2019

NetApp and Google Cloud Drive Innovation in the Cloud - General availability of Cloud Volumes ONTAP (CVO) and Cloud Volumes Service (CVS) for Google Cloud from NetApp company.

Infrastructure Official Blog Nov. 18, 2019

Curie subsea cable set to transmit to Chile, with a pit stop to Panama - Google’s Curie private subsea cable is ready for service between the U.S. and Chile, with a branch to Panama

Infrastructure Nov. 4, 2019

Disaster Recovery on Google Cloud: An Overview - Basic information about Disaster Recovery.

Infrastructure Official Blog Sept. 30, 2019

Accelerating cloud adoption in Poland with key partnership and a new cloud region - Poland’s Domestic Cloud Provider (DCP) will resell Google Cloud in central Europe, and there will be a new region in Warsaw.

Infrastructure Official Blog Sept. 30, 2019

Get your cloud migration journey off on the right foot with these three lessons - When moving to the cloud, many organizations focus on technology and overlook an area just as complex: cultural change. Here are some strategies that can help.

Infrastructure Aug. 26, 2019

ZoneCheckr - Tool for a geographical overview of regions and zones for main cloud providers.

Infrastructure Kubernetes Networking Terraform Aug. 12, 2019

Creating reusable infrastructure with Terraform on GCP - This blog post deals with the infrastructure of an entire project to be built on the Google Cloud Platform with Terraform and creating the necessary infrastructure for serving in Kubernetes.

Infrastructure Networking Official Blog Aug. 5, 2019

Driving enterprise modernization with Google Cloud infrastructure - Google Cloud has new features to help you migrate to Compute Engine. Plus, Traffic Director is GA, and Layer 7 Internal Load Balancer is in beta.

Business Infrastructure Official Blog July 1, 2019

Introducing Equiano, a subsea cable from Portugal to South Africa - Google’s private Equiano subsea cable will improve connectivity, resilience and latency for the people who live and work in Africa.

Infrastructure Official Blog May 20, 2019

Google Cloud launches new Osaka region to support growing customer base in Japan - Beside Tokyo, Japan got the Osaka region.

DevOps Infrastructure Official Blog SRE April 8, 2019

Want repeatable scale? Adopt infrastructure as code on GCP - The article describes concepts and motivation for Infrastructure as a Code approach.

Cloud Services Platform Infrastructure Feb. 25, 2019

Google wants Cloud Services Platform to Borg your datacenter - Interview with Urs Hölzle (Senior vice president of technical infrastructure and Google Fellow at Google.).

DevOps Infrastructure Oct. 8, 2018

GCP infrastructure and operations: watch and learn - List of sessions that attendees at Next ‘18 in San Francisco rated highest on the topics of infrastructure and operations.

Google Cloud Platform Infrastructure Official Blog Sept. 10, 2018

Cisco Hybrid Cloud Platform for Google Cloud: Now generally available - Cisco Hybrid Cloud Platform for Google Cloud is now generally available, giving GCP customers platform that bridges on-premises and cloud environments.

Infrastructure Official Blog Aug. 20, 2018

Building a hybrid render farm on GCP—new guide available - New Guide to learn how to securely extend your on-premises render farm to Google Cloud.

Infrastructure Aug. 6, 2018

Google is Switching to a Self-Driving Data Center Management System - Google’s use of AI to optimize data center efficiency has entered a new phase .

Infrastructure Official Blog July 23, 2018

Our Los Angeles cloud region is open for business - The Los Angeles Google Cloud Platform region is officially open.

Google Cloud Platform Infrastructure July 2, 2018

Lights, camera, cloud: new tools for our media and entertainment customers - Los Angeles region will launch in July.

DevOps Infrastructure June 11, 2018

Test Driven Infrastructure on GCP - Testing created infrastructure on GCP using InSpec.

Google Cloud Platform Infrastructure Sept. 25, 2017

HashiCorp and Google expand collaboration, easing secret and infrastructure management - How products from HashiCorp (Cloud Infrastracture Automation) can be used on Google Cloud Platform

Infrastructure Sept. 25, 2017

Using Deployment Manager to automate the creation of GCP’s Shared VPC - Deployment Manager use case

Infrastructure Teradata July 3, 2017

Defining a Reference Architecture for Teradata-to-Google Cloud Platform Data Warehouse Conversions - Describing an architectural framework for conversions of data warehouses from Teradata to the Google Cloud Platform.


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