Tag: Networking

Networking Official Blog July 22, 2024

Cross-Cloud Network: Design global distributed applications at scale - The Cross-Cloud Network is a private, customizable, and flexible networking solution that enables enterprises to connect, secure, and deliver applications across on-premises, Google Cloud, and third-party cloud environments.

Infrastructure Networking VPC Service Controls July 15, 2024

Simplifying VPC Service Control - VPC Service Control (VPC-SC) helps protect data in Google Cloud by creating perimeters that control access to resources. It provides an extra layer of security beyond IAM, allowing organizations to define fine-grained access controls based on network origin, identity, and other attributes.

Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog July 8, 2024

Common GKE networking problems, and how to troubleshoot them - This blog post delves into common GKE networking problems and provides step-by-step troubleshooting techniques to address them, including running connectivity tests, isolating the issue, troubleshooting GKE configuration, pinpointing node-specific issues, addressing external communication, and addressing control-plane connectivity issues.

Databases Networking Official Blog Partners July 8, 2024

Expanding the Cross-Cloud Network: the Google Cloud partnership with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Google Cloud and Oracle have partnered to provide private, secure, flexible, reliable, and low-latency connections between their respective cloud platforms. This partnership enables customers to build distributed applications, deliver global front-ends, and secure access for the hybrid workforce across Google Cloud and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).

AlloyDB Cloud SQL Networking Terraform July 8, 2024

Automate infrastructure with Cloud Networking Config Solutions - Google Cloud Networking Config Solutions automates the creation and management of essential Google Cloud Networking components using Terraform modules and resources, simplifying configuration management and reducing errors compared to manual configuration.

Networking Official Blog June 24, 2024

Network Performance Decoded: Benchmarking TCP and UDP bulk flows - Google Cloud's networking team shares best practices for maximizing network performance and efficiency. The first set of whitepapers covers benchmarking Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and User Datagram Protocol (UDP) bulk flows. These whitepapers provide valuable insights into optimizing network performance, regardless of whether deployments are on Google Cloud, cross-cloud, on-premises, or with other cloud providers. Additionally, an updated whitepaper on Measuring cloud network performance with PerfKit Benchmarker is available, offering a comprehensive toolkit for reproducible and efficient network performance benchmarking.

Cloud Load Balancing Networking Official Blog June 24, 2024

Tips for troubleshooting Google Cloud Load Balancing backends - Google Cloud Load Balancing backends can sometimes fail to turn green and healthy, indicating unhealthy backends. This article provides troubleshooting tips to help resolve these issues, including checking connectivity between health check ranges and the load balancer front end IP, examining health check logs, verifying backend VM configuration, and reading the Google Cloud documentation for a comprehensive understanding of health checks.

Networking Official Blog June 24, 2024

IPv6 Hybrid Connectivity: More ways to connect on-prem IPv6 workloads to Google Cloud - Google Cloud has expanded its IPv6 Hybrid Connectivity portfolio with IPv6 BGP sessions, Partner Interconnect IPv6, and IPv6-only HA-VPN. These new capabilities simplify route management, maximize compatibility with on-premises networking equipment, and enhance IPv6 connectivity options for enterprises.

AI Generative AI LLM Networking Official Blog June 24, 2024

Exploring Google Cloud networking enhancements for generative AI applications - Google Cloud offers new networking capabilities to optimize traffic for generative AI applications. These capabilities include Cross-Cloud Network for accelerated AI training and inference, Model as a Service Endpoint for secure and reliable access to AI models, custom AI-aware load balancing for minimized inference latency, optimized traffic distribution for AI inference applications, and Service Extensions for enhanced gen AI serving.

Networking June 24, 2024

How I Deployed Palo Alto NGFW VM Series on GCP - Palo Alto VM-Series NGFW can be deployed on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to secure workloads, prevent inbound and outbound threats, and provide centralized control through Panorama hosted on-prem. The deployment involves creating Compute Engine instances with specific network interfaces for management, untrusted, and trusted traffic.

AlloyDB Cloud SQL Networking June 24, 2024

Troubleshooting Cloud SQL/AlloyDB Creation Error: “Failed to create a subnetwork” - This article discusses an error that can occur when creating a Cloud SQL or AlloyDB instance due to the exhaustion of the allocated address space for Private Service Access (PSA).

Anthos Google Kubernetes Engine Networking June 24, 2024

Service Mesh Uncharted: Google Cloud Service Mesh (aka ASM) — Part 1 - Google Cloud Service Mesh (ASM) is a premium managed service mesh offering under GKE Enterprise. It provides effortless setup and management, instant observability, enhanced security, and traffic control. ASM has three major deployment methods: Managed Service Mesh (recommended), In-Cluster Control Plane for GKE with Istio APIs (self-managed service mesh), and Hybrid Service Mesh. This blog covers the Managed Service Mesh deployment method, including prerequisites, setup instructions, and application deployment.

Networking June 24, 2024

Google Cloud Networking: Hybrid Connectivity with Hub and Spoke Topology - This article provides a step-by-step guide to implement a hybrid network architecture using Google Cloud's hub-and-spoke topology. It covers setting up projects, VPC networks, firewall rules, VPC network peering, HA VPN connection, DNS managed zones, custom DNS server, DNS forwarding, and Cloud NAT. The goal is to enable seamless connectivity between on-premise infrastructure and cloud resources, ensuring secure access to various cloud and on-premise environments.

AWS Infrastructure Migration Networking June 17, 2024

Enabling enterprise-grade migration across cloud providers — Achieving Network Transitivity on an enterprise scale in GCP - This blog post discusses how to achieve network transitivity on an enterprise scale in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) when migrating from another cloud service provider. It provides a detailed explanation of the network architecture and configurations required to establish seamless communication and data transfer between AWS and GCP.

Cloud Firewall Networking Official Blog June 3, 2024

FQDN filtering in Cloud Next Generation Firewall: A complete guide - The new FQDN feature in Cloud Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) allows users to specify domain names (like www.google.com) in firewall rules, simplifying management and eliminating the need to track IP addresses. FQDNs offer improved reliability, ease of use, and enhanced security by reducing the impact of IP address changes and mitigating DNS spoofing attacks. With FQDN objects, users can create more flexible and precise firewall rules, enhancing network security while simplifying management.

Networking Official Blog June 3, 2024

What’s new for the Google Cloud global front end for web delivery and protection - The Google Cloud global front end solution helps customers deliver and protect internet-facing web services using the same technologies, infrastructure, and teams that Google uses for its own web services. It consists of the Cloud External Global Application Load Balancer, Cloud CDN, and Cloud Armor. Recent enhancements include Service Extension callouts for web data plane programmability, private origin access over the Internet with App Connector, custom error responses, load balancing for AI workloads, Cloud Armor Enterprise for premium web and DDoS protection, granular Adaptive Protection ML models for Layer 7 DDoS Defense, Graph QL API Protection, UI controls for dynamic compression with gzip and Brotli, Internet observability with Catchpoint, and a Global Front End CI/CD Automation Toolkit and reference guide.

Networking Official Blog Private Service Connect May 27, 2024

Reusing the same address space for multiple GKE clusters in a single project - This blog post presents an architecture that leverages Private Service Connect to hide the GKE Cluster ranges, but connects the networks together using a multi-nic VM that functions as a network appliance router. This keeps the GKE cluster networks hidden but connected, allowing the reuse of the address space for multiple clusters.

GCP Certification Networking May 27, 2024

How to learn networking on Google Cloud — step by step guide - Roadmap to learning networking in Google Cloud. This guide simplifies finding the right resources, no matter your starting point.

Networking Official Blog Vertex AI May 6, 2024

Private networking patterns to Vertex AI workloads

Cloud Load Balancing Networking Official Blog May 6, 2024

5 ways Service Extensions callouts can improve your Cloud Load Balancing environment - In this blog, we delve into the benefits of Service Extensions callouts for Application Load Balancers, exploring how they optimize performance, bolster security, and foster greater operational efficiency.

Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog May 6, 2024

Transform your telecom applications with multi-networking and Kubernetes

Networking Official Blog Partners April 29, 2024

Introducing the Verified Peering Provider program, a simple alternative to Direct Peering - Google has launched a new program called Verified Peering Provider (VPP) to help businesses easily connect to Google Cloud services. This program benefits companies who don't have the expertise or resources to manage complex Direct Peering connections.

Networking Official Blog Serverless April 29, 2024

Direct VPC egress on Cloud Run is now generally available

Immersive Stream for XR Networking Official Blog April 22, 2024

Upgrading Immersive Stream for XR to Unreal Engine 5.3 - Google Cloud's Immersive Stream for XR is a powerful cloud-based solution for rendering and streaming high-quality XR experiences and now it’s getting even better with its integration of Unreal Engine 5.3.

Networking April 22, 2024

Stop using NGFW Appliances in Google Cloud - Cloud NGFW - Cloud Next Generation Firewall.

Infrastructure Networking April 22, 2024

Multi-region HA in Google Cloud - In this article we will try to explore the levels of possible application availability in Google Cloud with a focus on private internal networks.

Networking Official Blog April 15, 2024

Announcing the general availability of Next Gen Firewall Enterprise

Cloud SQL Networking Official Blog Private Service Connect April 15, 2024

Private, secure, and seamless connectivity to Cloud SQL using Private Service Connect

Networking Official Blog April 15, 2024

Announcing Cloud Service Mesh - the evolution of service mesh for Google Cloud

Networking Official Blog April 15, 2024

What’s new with Google Cloud Networking at Next ’24

Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog April 8, 2024

DNS providers for Google Kubernetes Engine explained - Discover the different DNS options available for Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) clusters: kube-dns, Cloud DNS, and NodeLocal DNSCache. Learn how to choose the best solution for your workload's performance and reliability requirements, and improve the overall efficiency of your service discovery and resolution.

Event Networking Official Blog April 1, 2024

Navigating the cross-cloud network: 12 must-attend networking and network security sessions at Next ‘24

Google Kubernetes Engine Istio Networking March 25, 2024

How to install and use Istio Ambient Mesh on GKE - A complete guide on how to install Istio in Ambient Mesh mode on Google Kubernetes.

Networking Official Blog Partners March 18, 2024

What’s new with Google Cloud network observability partner ecosystem - Today, we’re excited to introduce a number of new network observability solutions and feature enhancements from our partners, as well as two new partners with customized solutions for GKE network observability: Selector and Tigera.

gRPC Java Networking Official Blog Prometheus March 11, 2024

Creating Spring-based gRPC microservices managed by Prometheus and Grafana - This blog post explores integrating gRPC with Spring-based microservices.

Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog Private Service Connect March 4, 2024

Modernize Apigee-GKE Connectivity with Private Service Connect and GKE Gateway - Private Service Connect improves how Apigee interacts with GKE workloads, delivering enhanced security, better performance, and increased operational efficiency.

Networking Official Blog March 4, 2024

Cross-Cloud Network: Private, customizable and flexible networking

Networking Official Blog March 4, 2024

Introducing internal range API: simplify IP address management in Google Cloud - This blog post give and overview and shows how to use the new internal range API.

DevOps Networking March 4, 2024

Design your Landing Zone — Design Considerations Part 1 (Google Cloud Adoption Series) - What is a Landing Zone and What are the Main Design Decisions? Identity, resource hierarchy, org policy, hybrid connectivity, network.

Networking Official Blog Feb. 26, 2024

Troubleshooting best practices for Private Service Connect

Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog Feb. 19, 2024

Announcing the general availability of Network Function Optimizer for GKE Enterprise - Network Function Optimizer is generally available for GKE Enterprise, the premium edition of Google Kubernetes Engine.

Networking Official Blog Feb. 11, 2024

Start your cloud networking journey today - An overview of core networking services in Google Cloud.

Monitoring Networking Official Blog SRE Jan. 22, 2024

Get timely networking health updates with Personalized Service Health emerging incidents - Emerging incidents are machine-driven alerts that are communicated simultaneously to you and internal Google SRE teams, significantly reducing the time-to-first-meaningful post about an incident.

Cloud SQL Networking Terraform Jan. 22, 2024

Cross-Project Cloud SQL Connection with Private Service Connect and Terraform - This article explores how to establish a cross-project Cloud SQL connection using Private Service Connect.

Billing FinOps Networking Official Blog Jan. 15, 2024

Cloud switching just got easier: Removing data transfer fees when moving off Google Cloud - Google Cloud customers who wish to stop using Google Cloud and migrate their data to another cloud provider and/or on premises, can take advantage of free network data transfer to migrate their data out of Google Cloud.

Networking Jan. 8, 2024

Networking in Google Cloud — Things to check out to catch up -’24 edition - Things you should catch up on for networking in Google Cloud.

Networking VPC Jan. 8, 2024

Google Cloud Hub & Spoke - Hub and Spoke VPC Networks on GCP.

Networking Jan. 1, 2024

GCP Routing: Delving into the Labyrinth - This article ventures deep into the GCP routing logic, to understand the exact route precedence ordering, unveiling the interplay of CIDR prefixes, route priority, locality.

DevOps Networking Terraform VPC Jan. 1, 2024

Why Multiple Subnets? - Advantages of creating multiple subnets within a VPC.

Duet AI Networking Official Blog Dec. 25, 2023

Explain and customize cloud networking with Duet AI - How Duet AI can help network engineers for example to interconnect cloud networks with on-prem network structures.

Cloud Filestore Networking VPC Dec. 25, 2023

Connecting to Filestore from a different VPC - Filestore is a Google Cloud product for managed NFS — and as usual, connecting to it in a not-so-standard scenario can be tricky.

Cloud Load Balancing Media CDN Networking Official Blog Dec. 18, 2023

Live streaming with Media CDN and Google Cloud Load Balancer - In this blog, we look at how live-streaming providers can utilize Media CDN infrastructure to better serve video content.

Networking Official Blog Dec. 18, 2023

Advanced Networking Demos Cloud Firewall Plus, NCC VPC spokes & NFO edition - This blog post dives into the world of enhanced networking in Google Cloud.

Network Intelligence Center Networking Official Blog Dec. 11, 2023

Troubleshoot your network with Connectivity Tests - Connectivity Tests allows you to quickly pinpoint where network connectivity may be broken, and verify if your firewall rules and other network configurations are working as intended.

Networking Official Blog Dec. 11, 2023

Google is a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Strategic Cloud Platform Services

Networking Official Blog Dec. 11, 2023

Standard Tier Data Transfer now offers a 99.9% availability SLA

Networking Official Blog VPC Dec. 3, 2023

Developer-friendly networking that keeps up with your development velocity - This blog discusses design considerations for managing network connectivity through categorized VPCs and how they can be used to offer a developer centric networking while maintaining security.

Compute Engine Networking Official Blog Nov. 20, 2023

Increase Compute Engine VM performance with custom queues - Maximizing the network performance on Compute Engine VMs by assigning custom queues per virtual network interface card (vNIC).

Cloud Load Balancing Networking Official Blog Nov. 20, 2023

How to choose the correct load balancer type - An overview of Cloud Load Balancer types on GCP.

Networking Official Blog Nov. 20, 2023

Announcing enhancements to effective route views in Google Cloud console - Route tables: The unsung heroes of network routing.

IAM Networking Official Blog Nov. 13, 2023

Tips on building a network security policy in Google Cloud

Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog Nov. 6, 2023

Ingress traffic to your GKE fleet with the Multi-cluster Gateway controller, now GA - Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of the Multi-cluster Gateway controller for GKE, which natively supports the deployment of a unified Application Load Balancer for a fleet of GKE clusters using the Kubernetes Gateway API.

Networking Terraform VPC Nov. 6, 2023

Terraforming shared VPC (host & services), GCP private service access and firewall rules (5/17) - In this article, you will learn to create the network foundation for your organization.

Google Kubernetes Engine gRPC Kubernetes Microservices Networking Nov. 6, 2023

Exposing gRPC services through GKE Ingress: A step-by-step guide - This blog post describes how to expose gRPC services through GKE Ingress.

Cloud Load Balancing Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog Oct. 30, 2023

Provision cross-region internal Application LB with automatic failover, health checks and geo-routing - An example of using cross-regional Application Load Balancer on workloads in GKE.

Cloud Firewall Networking Official Blog Oct. 30, 2023

What’s new with Cloud Firewall Standard - A General Availability of the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) feature for Cloud Firewall.

Network Intelligence Center Networking Oct. 30, 2023

Proactively Detect Network Misconfigurations in Google Cloud with Network Analyzer - Use Network Intellignece and Google Cloud Network Analyzer to proactively detect network misconfigurations.

Cloud Run Networking Serverless Oct. 23, 2023

Understanding Direct VPC Egress for Cloud Run - This post describes how to set up a Cloud Run service connecting to a VPC resource using both Cloud Serverless VPC Access and the Direct VPC access.

Cloud DNS Networking Official Blog Oct. 23, 2023

Visualize Cloud DNS public zone queries using log-based metrics and Cloud Monitoring - This blog post will show you how to create a log-based metric using Cloud DNS public zone logs data.

Cloud Load Balancing Networking Official Blog Oct. 23, 2023

Customize load balancers for unique application needs with Service Extensions callouts - Service Extension callouts on Google Cloud Application Load Balancers, that were announced at Google Next ‘23, are now available in public preview. Service Extensions empower users to quickly and easily customize the data plane of Google Cloud Networking products.

Networking Official Blog Sustainability Oct. 23, 2023

How we’ll build sustainable, scalable, secure infrastructure for an AI-driven future

HPC Networking Official Blog Oct. 23, 2023

Google opens Falcon, a reliable low-latency hardware transport, to the ecosystem - As a hardware-assisted transport layer, Falcon is designed to be reliable, high performance, and low latency and leverages production-proven technologies including Carousel, Snap, Swift, PLB, and CSIG.

Networking Official Blog Oct. 16, 2023

Connecting hybrid and multicloud workloads - Networking Architecture - Explore two options for setting up hybrid networking within your Google Cloud environment.

Networking Official Blog Security Oct. 16, 2023

Google mitigated the largest DDoS attack to date, peaking above 398 million rps - Google Cloud stopped the largest known DDoS attack to date, which exploited HTTP/2 stream multiplexing using the new “Rapid Reset” technique.

Networking Official Blog Security Oct. 16, 2023

How it works: The novel HTTP/2 ‘Rapid Reset’ DDoS attack - Learn how the new DDoS attack technique Rapid Reset works, and how to mitigate it.

DevOps Networking Official Blog Oct. 9, 2023

Deliver and secure your internet-facing application in less than an hour using Dev(Sec)Ops Toolkit - The Dev(Sec)Ops toolkit helps customers accelerate the delivery of internet-facing applications with Cloud Load Balancing, Cloud Armor, and Cloud CDN.

Cloud Functions Cloud NAT Networking Serverless Oct. 2, 2023

Static IP for Google Cloud Cloud Functions internet access (Serverless VPC access + Cloud NAT) - Deploying Cloud Functions that are connected to Serverless VPC connector and Cloud NAR.

Networking Official Blog Sept. 25, 2023

Announcing 200 GB free Standard Tier internet data transfer per month - Starting October 1st, 2023, customers of Google Cloud Networking Standard Tier are eligible for 200 GB of free internet data transfer every month.

Cloud Load Balancing Networking Official Blog Sept. 25, 2023

Cloud Load Balancing enhancements improve security and distributed application support - Cloud Load Balancing now supports mTLS, Service Extensions callouts, cross-region internal load balancing, and cross-project service referencing.

Networking Official Blog Sept. 25, 2023

Managed service egress with Private Service Connect interfaces - New PSC interfaces allow a service producer to access a consumer’s network, while maintaining the separation of producer and consumer roles.

Kubernetes Networking Sept. 25, 2023

GKE & IPv6 - This article describes creating an IPv6 GKE cluster with private nodes, and some interesting aspects of running IPv6 workloads in GKE.

Cloud NAT Networking Sept. 25, 2023

Overcoming Overlapping Subnet Challenges with Inter-VPC NAT in GCP - This article discusses how to configure Inter-VPC NAT to privately access services running in different VPC networks that contain overlapping and non-overlapping IP ranges.

Media CDN Networking Official Blog Sept. 18, 2023

Deploy, secure, and monitor streaming service with Media CDN - Learn how to deploy, secure and monitor a streaming media service with Cloud Media CDN.

Infrastructure Networking Official Blog Sept. 18, 2023

Boosting Subsea Cables with Multi-Core Fiber Technology - Google and NEC are collaborating to adopt multi-core fiber (MCF) technology for the first time in the submarine cable industry.

Cloud DNS Networking Official Blog Terraform Sept. 11, 2023

Increasing robustness of serving public DNS names using multi-provider setups - New Terraform scripts make it easy to use Cloud DNS as a second authoritative DNS server for public DNS hosting.

Networking Official Blog Sept. 4, 2023

Titanium: A robust foundation for workload-optimized cloud computing - Titanium, a system of purpose-built, custom silicon and multiple tiers of offloads, delivers workloads performance, reliability, and security.

Infrastructure Networking Official Blog Sept. 4, 2023

Introducing Cross-Cloud Network: a new way to network - New innovations from Google Cloud Networking for Cloud Next ‘23.

Cloud Run Networking Aug. 28, 2023

Maximizing Throughput and Minimizing Costs with Cloud Run’s Direct VPC Egress - This article explains how to use the new Direct VPC Egress with Cloud Run.

DevOps Networking VPC Aug. 28, 2023

Hands-On Guide: Google Cloud VPC Network Peering to Connect Two VMs and Check Nginx Server Access. - A demonstration of VPC network peering within Google Cloud Platform.

Networking Official Blog Aug. 21, 2023

Expanding the Google Cloud network observability partner ecosystem - We’re enhancing Google Cloud network observability in collaboration with our network performance monitoring (NPM) partners.

Cloud Run Networking Official Blog Serverless Aug. 21, 2023

Announcing Direct VPC egress for Cloud Run: better performance and lower costs - Now with direct VPC egress, you can send traffic from Cloud Run services and jobs directly to a VPC without needing to proxy through a VPC connector.

Cloud NAT Networking Aug. 21, 2023

GCP - Cloud NAT Rules - An overview of Cloud NAT rules.

Networking VPC Aug. 21, 2023

Connectivity Test with Network Intelligence Center in Google Cloud - What is GCP Network Intelligence Center?

Cloud NAT Networking Official Blog Aug. 14, 2023

Announcing general availability of Cloud NAT support for network services Standard Tier - We are excited to announce general availability of Cloud NAT support for Standard Tier Egress, which can help customers benefit from Cloud NAT with additional cost savings.

Cloud Interconnect Networking Official Blog Aug. 14, 2023

Advanced Networking Demo videos — Cross-Cloud Interconnect edition - Two new additions to the Advanced Networking video series showcase Cross-Cloud Interconnect and how to configure connections to other cloud providers.

Cloud Interconnect Monitoring Network Intelligence Center Networking Aug. 14, 2023

3 Simple Steps to Monitor Your GCP Interconnect - Get real-time insight into GCP Interconnect availability and performance.

Google Kubernetes Engine Infrastructure Networking Aug. 14, 2023

Navigating Scalability and Efficiency with GCP Multi-Cluster Ingress - This article explores the benefits and practical information of Multi-Cluster Ingress.

Networking Official Blog Aug. 14, 2023

Networking and security at Google Cloud Next: A guide to must-attend sessions - We curated a list of the top sessions for networking and networking security professionals at Google Cloud Next ‘23.

Network Intelligence Center Networking Official Blog Aug. 7, 2023

Proactively manage your subnet IP address allocation with Network Analyzer - Explore how to better understand IP address utilization, with Network Analyzer, using the new IP utilization summary insight.

Cloud DNS Networking Aug. 7, 2023

A Deep Dive into the Google Cloud DNS - An in-depth overview of Cloud DNS.

Networking Secure Web Proxy Aug. 7, 2023

Enhanced Security for Egress Web Traffic: Secure Web Proxy on Google Cloud Platform - This article shows how to set up a Secure Web Proxy gateway in a Hub and Spoke network topology and guides you on verifying the setup in a client virtual machine.

Cloud Armor Networking Official Blog July 31, 2023

Introducing Cloud Armor WAF enhancements to help protect your web application and API service - We’re introducing new features in Cloud Armor: granular rate limiting and flexible options to configure custom rules, and custom IP headers to further enhance protections against DDoS and other attacks.

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Networking July 31, 2023

Private Node Pools in Standard Public GKE clusters - This blog post explains how you can set up private node pools in your standard public GKE cluster.

Infrastructure Networking Virtual Private Cloud July 31, 2023

Internet Access for Private/Sensitive Workloads with Squid Proxy and Private Service Connect on GCP - Handling private workloads within the hub-spoke network topology.

Networking Official Blog July 24, 2023

Three Private Service Connect patterns - Networking basics - Explore three Private Service Connect patterns for private communication between consumer and producer networks.

GCP Certification Networking July 24, 2023

Google Cloud Professional Cloud Network Engineer (PCNE) Certification Tips and Preparation - Tips for passing GCP Network certification exam.

Infrastructure Networking VPC July 24, 2023

Beauty of routing in GCP — how to achieve VPC transitivity - Tips to solve VPC transitivity issues.

Networking Official Blog July 17, 2023

Operational goodies for your IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack Kubernetes clusters - New features to GKE networking expand protection for inbound and outbound IPv6 traffic, making your workloads more available, secure, and observable.

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Networking July 17, 2023

Controlling Pod Egress Traffic with FQDN Network Policies on GKE Dataplane V2 - This blog will show you how to use the new FQDN Network Policy to control egress communication between Pods and resources outside the GKE cluster.

Cloud NAT GCP Experience Networking Official Blog July 10, 2023

How Google Cloud NAT helped strengthen Macy’s security - Macy’s needed a way to perform network address translation to ensure its clusters could create outbound connections to the internet without needing public IP addresses. Here’s why they chose Google Cloud NAT.

Networking Official Blog July 3, 2023

Networking 101 Google Cloud reference sheet 2023 v2: Networking basics - This is a quick networking 101 reference guide. Includes general networking terms and Google Cloud networking services.

Infrastructure Networking June 26, 2023

GCP Network Design (Part-1) Things to Consider Before Starting GCP Network Design

Networking Official Blog June 19, 2023

Introducing client authentication with Mutual TLS on Google Cloud Load Balancing - With support for front-end mutual TLS (mTLS), you can now offload client certificate authentication using External HTTPS Load Balancing.

Networking Official Blog Secure Web Proxy June 19, 2023

Introducing Secure Web Proxy for egress traffic protection - Our new Secure Web Proxy is now generally available. This cloud-first network security offering provides web egress traffic inspection, protection, and control.

Cloud DNS Cloud Load Balancing Networking Official Blog June 12, 2023

Designing Multi-regional Internal Load Balancing with Google Cloud iLB + Cloud DNS - Learn about Google Cloud internal Load balancers and advanced features like multi-regional access and DNS failover.

Google Kubernetes Engine Istio Kubernetes Networking June 12, 2023

Fight The Hidden Cost of Regional Kubernetes Clusters — Cross Zonal Egress — Part 1 - Prioritizing intra-zonal communication in GKE cluster.

Networking June 12, 2023

Google Cloud Cross-Cloud Interconnect: Almost everything you need to know - A brief overview of Cloud Cross-Cloud Interconnect.

Cloud Firewall Networking Official Blog June 12, 2023

Announcing general availability of Cloud Firewall threat intelligence and geo-location features - Four new Cloud Firewall features are now generally available, including threat intelligence, geo-location objects, address groups, and local IP ranges.

Cloud Firewall Networking Security June 12, 2023

Strengthening Network Security: Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) egress Filtering with GCP Firewall Policy - This blog post goes through the process of implementing FQDN egress filtering in GCP using FQDN objects in the firewall policy rules.

Networking Official Blog June 5, 2023

The economic advantages of Google Cloud Networking - Describe the findings of the Enterprise Strategy Group report on the Economic Advantage of using Google Cloud Networking services.

Infrastructure Networking Official Blog June 5, 2023

Announcing Cross-Cloud Interconnect: seamless connectivity to all your clouds - Google Cloud is announcing Cross-Cloud Interconnect, which lets you connect any cloud to Google Cloud via our secure, high-bandwidth global network.

Networking June 5, 2023

Understanding Shared VPCs in Google Cloud Platform - This article explains what Shared VPC is and how it can be used to improve VPC management on Google Cloud.

Infrastructure Networking Security VPC June 5, 2023

Example of Hybrid Hub-Spoke Network Topology on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) - This article delves into Hub-Spoke Network Topology and Hybrid Connectivity, with a focus on their implementation in the GCP context.

Networking Official Blog VPC May 29, 2023

Deploy Network Virtual Appliances (NVAs) without multiple VPCs — technical deep dive - Improve resiliency with dynamic routing and smarter networking policies to manage your traffic flow.

Cloud DNS Infrastructure Networking May 29, 2023

Expanding Private DNS Resolution in a Hybrid Environment with Google Cloud Platform - More and more organizations are gravitating towards hybrid environments primarily due to security concerns, or simply because transferring….

GCP Certification Infrastructure Networking Security May 29, 2023

Managing Egress Traffic on Google Cloud Platform with Cloud Secure Web Proxy - This article discusses the usage of Secure Web Proxy to control, secure, and monitor the web egress traffic of an organization’s network.

Networking Official Blog May 22, 2023

Picture this: How media companies can render faster — for less — with cloud-based NFS caching - When working with creative customers, Gunpowder Tech uses knfsd NFS caching to help obtain them obtain cloud capacity and control costs for VFX jobs.

Compute Engine Networking Official Blog May 22, 2023

Migrating your Google Cloud network from IPv4 to dual-stack IPv6 - Learn how to migrate your existing internet-connected Compute Engine VM instances from IPv4 to dual-stack IPv6.

Compute Engine Networking VPC May 22, 2023

Privately access services in overlapping networks in GCP - This blog shows you how to use Private Service Connect to privately access services running in VM/GKE clusters with overlapping networks.

Cloud SQL Networking May 22, 2023

GCP Cloud SQL Private Connectivity Options - This blog entry tries to explain 5 different connectivity scenarios for Cloud SQL database instances using its Private IP.

Networking Official Blog Resources Manager May 8, 2023

Introducing Organization Restrictions, a new way to keep threat actors out - Now you can restrict access to only-authorized Google Cloud organizations by using Organization Restrictions.

Cloud Load Balancing Networking Official Blog May 8, 2023

Increasing Resiliency with Load Balancers - You can customize Cloud Load Balancing to handle the reliability, failover and sharding that you need.

Networking Official Blog May 8, 2023

Internet-facing application delivery: Networking Architecture - Explore multiple cloud and hybrid architectures for securely hosting your internet-accessible cloud applications.

Cloud Storage Networking Official Blog May 8, 2023

Effingo: the internal Google copy service moving data at scale - Google uses its Effingo data copy service to move data at global scale for data replication, durability, and latency purposes.

Networking Official Blog May 1, 2023

How to Use Log Analytics in Cloud Logging to gain deeper network insights - Log Analytics in Cloud Logging lets you search and aggregate network logs to find network trends and anomalies, and troubleshoot networking issues.

GCP Certification Networking Official Blog May 1, 2023

Introducing the Advanced Networking Demo video series - A new video series from Google Cloud networking experts designed to help shed light on the complex networking topics, complete with demos.

Networking Official Blog April 24, 2023

Private Service Connect: Now hybrid and global - Private Service Connect global access now in preview, allows PSC endpoints to be accessed by clients from any region in Google Cloud.

Compute Engine Networking Official Blog April 24, 2023

Configuring your Compute Engine VMs with Tier_1 high-bandwidth networking - In this blogpost, we look at Compute Engine’s Tier_1 bandwidth tier, how to configure it, and some things to watch out for.

Media CDN Networking Official Blog April 17, 2023

5 reasons to run your media services on Google Cloud - Five reasons to consider Google Cloud for your media platform needs.

Media CDN Networking Official Blog April 17, 2023

Hosting successful live events with Google Cloud - A live event, with media and streaming content, requires scalable, reliable infrastructure; CDN tech helps make it possible.

Cloud Load Balancing Networking Official Blog April 17, 2023

Connect from anywhere: Internal HTTP(S) Load Balancers are now globally accessible - Global access with Internal HTTP(S) Load Balancer is now GA! This feature will allow private clients to access your load balancer’s IP address from all GCP regions.

Cloud NAT DevOps Kubernetes Networking April 17, 2023

Set up Cloud NAT with Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) - Cloud NAT allows GKE cluster nodes without public IP addresses, to connect to the internet using static IP addresses.

Cloud Load Balancing Cloud Run Networking Official Blog Serverless April 10, 2023

Cloud Load Balancing: A comprehensive solution for secure and private access to Cloud Run services - Now, you can configure Cloud Run services as backends to internal and regional external HTTP(S) Google Cloud load balancers.

Networking Official Blog Security April 10, 2023

Announcing Firewall Insights support for firewall policies and trend-based analysis - Firewall Insights introduces enhancements to offer support for firewall policies and trend-based analysis. Here’s what’s new, and how it can help optimize your firewall configuration.

Infrastructure Network Connectivity Center Networking April 3, 2023

Troubleshooting Reachability with Network Intelligence Center Connectivity Test - Troubleshooting potential network issues with Connectivity Tests.

Cloud Armor Networking Official Blog March 27, 2023

Expanding Cloud Armor DDoS protection to Network Load Balancing and VMs with Public IP addresses - Our Cloud Armor advanced network DDoS protection can provide always-on attack detection and mitigation to defend against volumetric DDoS attacks.

Cloud Armor Networking Official Blog Security March 27, 2023

How Project Shield helped protect U.S. midterm elections from DDoS attacks - Learn how Project Shield powered by Google Cloud protects elections from DDoS attacks.

AWS Azure Kubernetes Networking March 27, 2023

Kubernetes and container networking in multi-cloud environments: Why you need Sparta like skills - As the world of technology continues to evolve, containerization has become a popular choice for deploying applications. Kubernetes is an….

Compute Engine Networking Official Blog March 20, 2023

Announcing higher VM- to-internet throughput for several Compute Engine families - Workloads such as multi-session WebRTC and firewall appliances can now take advantage of higher VM-to-internet egress bandwidth.

Networking Official Blog Service Directory March 20, 2023

Six benefits of using Service Directory in your environment - Strong integrations, and a single view for all your services, so you can get your work done with Service Directory.

Networking Security VPC March 20, 2023

GCP-Cloud VPC Firewall With Service Accounts - An example of using VPC firewalls with a service account.

Infrastructure Networking March 13, 2023

Google Cloud Networking fundamentals - Explanation of Google Cloud Networking concepts.

Cloud Dataflow Networking March 13, 2023

Eliminate Auto-Scaling Bottlenecks by using Private IPs for Dataflow Workers - By default, Dataflow workers have public IPs with limited quotas. Get around this limitation and improve security via private IPs.

Network Connectivity Center Networking March 13, 2023

GCP Routing Adventures vol. 2: enterprise multi-regional deployments in Google Cloud - This article describes how to use Network Connectivity Center Router Appliance to create multi-regional, hub-and-spoke architectures using Network Virtual Appliances.

Google Kubernetes Engine Infrastructure Kubernetes Networking March 13, 2023

GCP DNS Endpoints With GKE - Domain name with GCP DNS for testing in GKE.

Networking Security VPC Service Controls March 13, 2023

Protecting Sensitive Data: Securing Data Pipelines on Google Cloud (part 2) - This series of stories will help you to design and secure workload on GCP with different levels of protection.

Networking Security VPC Service Controls March 13, 2023

Protecting Sensitive Data: Securing Data Pipelines on Google Cloud (part 3) - This series of stories will help you to design and secure workload on GCP with different protection levels.

Network Function Optimizer Networking Official Blog March 6, 2023

Simplifying cloud-native network functions deployments with native Kubernetes networking and Network Function Optimizer - Network Function Optimizer provides multi-network support and a high-performance Kubernetes-native dataplane in GDC Edge and GKE environments.

Networking Official Blog VPC March 6, 2023

Why you should migrate to network firewall policies from VPC Firewall rules - Google Cloud has released a guide on best practices to help you migrate firewall rules from VPC firewall rules to network firewall policies.

Cloud VPN Networking Feb. 27, 2023

Google Cloud HA VPN with pfSense - Creating a site to site HA VPN.

Networking Official Blog Feb. 20, 2023

Planning an IPv6 network on Google Cloud - Learn how to plan an IPv6 addressing in Google Cloud using the GUA and ULA address spaces.

Infrastructure Networking Security Feb. 20, 2023

GCP and Palo-Alto together : Solving for client to site VPN - The purpose of this blog is to showcase how a customer can use the same 3rd party firewall for client-to-site VPN functionality as well.

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Networking Feb. 20, 2023

Accessing a Private GKE Cluster Using Bastion Host and Service Account Impersonation - Troubleshooting accessing a private cluster while impersonating a service account.

Networking Official Blog Feb. 13, 2023

Extending reality: Immersive Stream for XR is now Generally Available - Immersive Stream for XR brings extended reality and photorealistic 3D experiences to every smartphone.

Networking Official Blog Feb. 13, 2023

Google Cloud Firewall capabilities to enhance your security posture and simplify configuration - Cloud Firewall has significantly enhanced its capabilities in the last six months. Here’s what’s new, and how it can help strengthen your security posture.

Cloud CDN Cloud Storage GCP Experience Networking Official Blog Serverless Feb. 6, 2023

How Meesho migrated a petabyte of data into Cloud CDN with zero downtime - Meesho used Storage Transfer Service, Cloud Storage and Cloud CDN to migrate over a petabyte of data to Google Cloud with no downtime.

Infrastructure Networking Feb. 6, 2023

Latency ‘map’ for GCP performance dashboard - A visualization of network performance on a world map.

Cloud Run Networking Serverless Feb. 6, 2023

Access Cloud Run with Internal Only Ingress Setting from Shared VPC - In this article, we will be discussing the ways to access cloud run service with internal only ingress setting from resources on shared VPC.

Infrastructure Networking Terraform VPC Feb. 6, 2023

GCP- VPC Peering with Terraform! - Example of implementing VPC peering with Terraform.

Cloud SQL Networking Official Blog Jan. 30, 2023

Accessing Cloud SQL using Private Service Connect - Privately connecting to Cloud SQL from a remote network using PSC.

Networking Security Jan. 30, 2023

Firewall 3.0 and secure tags - Learn what’s new with GCP network firewall policies and secure tags. How to leverage them in your designs.

Networking Jan. 30, 2023

Cloud-native Netbox On Google Cloud Platform - This post demonstrates how to run a popular open source IP address management (IPAM) tool called Netbox in a cloud-native way on Google Cloud Platform.

Infrastructure Networking Security Jan. 30, 2023

New GCP firewall (3.0) and secure tags tutorial - An example of implementing infrastructure and using firewall secure tags.

Infrastructure Networking VPC Jan. 30, 2023

Google Cloud-Shared VPC Network - An overview, setup and using shared VPC.

Networking Official Blog Jan. 23, 2023

Using IPv6 Unique Local Addresses for private connectivity in Google Cloud - Support for IPv6 Unique Local Addresses, or ULA, in Google Cloud helps large enterprises running out of private IPv4 addresses.

Networking Official Blog Jan. 16, 2023

Two networking patterns for secure intra-cloud access - Networking Architecture - Learn more about PSC consumer and producer design and the NVA in shared VPC design.

Cloud VPN DevOps Networking Jan. 16, 2023

Understanding Google Cloud Hybrid Connectivity - An overview of products on Google Cloud providing Hybrid connectivity.

Network Connectivity Center Networking Jan. 16, 2023

Dynamic Routing with GCP’s Network Connectivity Center - A solution based on Network Connectivity Center where regional cloud routers in VPC networks can dynamically exchange BGP updates with a virtual network appliance.

Infrastructure Networking VPC Jan. 9, 2023

GCP Hybrid Networking Patterns — Part 3 - Three-part series about GCP Hybrid Networking Patterns.

Infrastructure Networking VPC Jan. 2, 2023

Master GCP Networking and VPC: The Ultimate Guide for Cloud Engineers - Basic overview of Setting Virtual Private cloud on Google Cloud.

Networking Security Jan. 2, 2023

Optimizing Firewall rules with Firewall Insights - This article explains how to set and use Firewall insights.

Network Connectivity Center Networking Jan. 2, 2023

Securing Applications in GCP with Palo Alto VM-Series Firewall - Integrating Palo Alto Network with Google Cloud Network Connectivity Center.

Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog Dec. 26, 2022

New control plane connectivity and isolation options for your GKE clusters - New GKE networking options enable cluster isolation for the control plane and node pools, for more scalable, secure, and cost-effective GKE clusters.

Cloud Load Balancing Networking Official Blog Dec. 26, 2022

Understanding Cloud Load Balancing for hybrid and multicloud environments - Cloud Load Balancing supports hybrid and multicloud with universal traffic management policies, and tools for high performance and reliability.

Networking Official Blog Dec. 26, 2022

An Introduction to IPv6 on Google Cloud - Google Cloud now supports IPv6 addressing on ‘dual-stack’ VM instances running both IPv4 and IPv6, as well as dual-stack GKE nodes and pods.

Apigee Networking Dec. 26, 2022

How to globally expose Apigee for internal traffic - This article provides a step-by-step guide on how to leverage the “global-access” feature of the Internal Load Balancer to expose different API services within your organisation with a single entry point over multiple regions.

Anthos Kubernetes Networking Dec. 26, 2022

The Benefits of Using MetalLB for Load Balancing in Google Anthos - Benefits of using Metal Load Balancer with Anthos.

Cloud Identity Infrastructure Networking Dec. 26, 2022

Setup SSO for OpenVPN Access Server with Google Cloud Identity using SAML - With OpenVPN Access Server 2.11 or above, you can set up SSO using SAML, this blog post describes setting up SSO with Google Cloud Identity.

Anthos Networking Official Blog Dec. 19, 2022

Centralized Multi Cluster Ingress with Anthos Service Mesh - In this article, we will demonstrate how organizations can leverage Anthos to centralize the management of internet traffic using Multi Cluster Ingress (MCI) and Anthos Service Mesh (ASM).

Network Intelligence Center Networking Dec. 5, 2022

GCP Network Topology “Top Talkers” : Your friend for common questions on Network Traffic - Most common questions about use of GCP Network Intelligence center.

Compute Engine Infrastructure Networking VPC Nov. 27, 2022

Using a multi-nic VM as a gateway between VPCs in Google Cloud - Create a Gateway between two or more VPC networks without using peering or VPN connection.

Infrastructure Networking Official Blog Nov. 21, 2022

Does the internet need sunscreen? No, submarine cables are protected from solar storms - With more solar storms on the horizon, Google scientists evaluated whether subsea cables are susceptible to large-scale geomagnetic disturbances.

Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog Traffic Director Nov. 14, 2022

Traffic Director: TLS routing using Envoy gateway proxy on GKE - We share a sample architecture for using Traffic Director with TLS routing for workloads deployed on the GKE cluster.

Cloud Load Balancing Compute Engine Networking Nov. 14, 2022

Load balancing with IPVS - Making work IP Virtual Server L4 Load Balancing on Google Cloud.

DevOps GCP Experience Networking Security SRE VPC Service Controls Nov. 7, 2022

How we secured our data on the Cloud - Challenges and solutions while enforcing VPC Service Controls.

Business Infrastructure Networking Official Blog Oct. 31, 2022

Google is a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services - For the fifth consecutive year, Google Cloud is a leader in Gartner Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services Magic Quadrant.

Cloud DNS Networking Official Blog Oct. 31, 2022

Introducing automated failover for private workloads using Cloud DNS routing policies with health checks - Build and deploy high availability applications globally by using Cloud DNS routing policies with health checks.

gRPC Monitoring Networking Official Blog Oct. 24, 2022

Introducing gRPC observability for microservices - gRPC observability provides a way to seamlessly integrate with GCP Cloud Ops products, including Cloud Logging, Cloud Monitoring and Cloud Trace to help developers diagnose their microservices.

Cloud CDN Networking Official Blog Oct. 24, 2022

When speed is revenue: New Cloud CDN features to improve users’ digital experiences - Cloud CDN launches dynamic compression and custom cache keys, which can help accelerate web performance, optimize networking spend, and improve cache hit ratios.

Billing Infrastructure Machine Learning Networking Official Blog Oct. 24, 2022

How ML-fueled recommendations help developers optimize security, price-performance, and carbon reduction - Learn about what’s new in Google Cloud’s ML-powered intelligence service Active Assist from several Next ’22 breakout sessions.

Networking Official Blog Oct. 24, 2022

Reliable peering to access Google Cloud - Learn how reliable Google peering interconnection with both ISPs and cloud customers works to provide a great user experience.

AI Compute Engine HPC Networking Official Blog TPU Oct. 17, 2022

Google Cloud infrastructure enhancements tailored for your workloads

Networking Official Blog Oct. 17, 2022

20+ Cloud Networking innovations unveiled at Google Cloud Next - Updates to the Google Cloud Networking portfolio center on content delivery, migrations, security, and observability, to name a few.

Networking Official Blog Oct. 10, 2022

6 Building blocks for cloud networking - Networking Architecture - This blog looks at 6 reference blocks of cloud networking and some services that can assist when designing your cloud networks.

Networking VPC Oct. 10, 2022

VPC design considerations for Google Cloud - Covering 201 to 301, a quick recap of all network design fundamental considerations used in Google Cloud’s VPC.

Cloud Monitoring Networking Security VPC Oct. 10, 2022

Notification of Firewall denies - An example of using Cloud Monitoring alerting subsystem to inform users about rejected requests because of firewall rules in VPC.

Cloud NAT Cloud VPN Networking Oct. 3, 2022

Connecting Google Cloud VPC Network with an Overlapping Network using Twice NAT - Handling overlapping networks while working with hybrid or multi-cloud infrastructure.

Networking Official Blog Sept. 26, 2022

Google Cloud Firewall introduces Network Firewall Policies, IAM-governed Tags and more - Google Cloud’s new Network Firewall Policies and IAM-governed Tags create a more secure, reliable, and scalable configuration while pursuing Zero Trust architecture.

Cloud Load Balancing Networking Official Blog Sept. 26, 2022

Reduce operational complexity and costs with a central load balancer - Reduce operational complexity and costs with Cloud Load Balancing’s new cross-project service referencing feature. This feature allows you to create one central load balancer and route traffic across projects.

Infrastructure Networking Official Blog Sept. 26, 2022

Schedule Connectivity Tests for continuous networking reachability diagnostics - Automating Connectivity Tests for continuous cloud networking diagnostics.

Networking Sept. 26, 2022

Nuts and bolts of NEGs (Network Endpoint Groups) in GCP - An overview of Network Endpoint Groups.

Cloud Load Balancing Networking Sept. 12, 2022

Stop using Network Appliances in Google Cloud — Part 2 Load Balancers - An overview of Load Balancers on Google Cloud.

Networking Sept. 12, 2022

Dual stack networks IPv4 and IPv6 in Google Cloud - Working with dual IPs versions.

Certificate Manager Networking Official Blog Aug. 29, 2022

Announcing public availability of Google Cloud Certificate Manager - Google Cloud Certificate Manager can help users acquire and manage TLS certificates at scale for use with Cloud Load Balancing. Now in general availability, it includes Terraform automation and self-service ACME certificate enrollment.

Networking Official Blog Aug. 29, 2022

Jupiter evolving: Reflecting on Google’s data center network transformation - Thanks to optical circuit switching (OCS) and wave division multiplexing (WDM) in the Jupiter data center network, Google enjoys a host of benefits.

Cloud CDN Networking Aug. 15, 2022

Performance improvement & cost reduction with GCP Cloud CDN Dynamic compression - Using dynamic compression in Google Cloud CDN.

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Networking Aug. 8, 2022

Network Policy in GCP Kubernetes not working? Enable it! - I wanted isolate separate namespaces in Kubernetes so that resources from one namespace cannot access resources from the another namespace….

Networking Traffic Director Aug. 8, 2022

Traffic Director as Service Mesh - Exploring Service Mesh through Traffic Director in GCP both in GKE and GCE with Envoy Proxy.

Networking VPC July 25, 2022

Stop using Network Appliances in Google Cloud - Explanation and using VPC Firewalls.

Infrastructure Networking July 25, 2022

Using a host project to simplify your Google Cloud network - An example of using host project to provide centralized network resources, firewall rules, configurations etc.

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Networking July 18, 2022

IP address management strategy — a crucial aspect of running GKE - Is your organisation spinning up new GKE instances for every application or asking for /18, /16 pod ranges? Then this article is for you.

Networking Official Blog Security July 11, 2022

Network & Application Security in Google Cloud - When your traffic is on the Google network, it no longer transits the public internet, making it less likely to be attacked, intercepted, or manipulated. Data is encrypted in transit and the scale of the network provides robust denial-of-service protection. Along with this inherent network security you have access to services that help protect your applications against network-based threats and attacks even further.

Networking Terraform July 11, 2022

Custom Intercom domain using GCP - This short article describes how to add a custom domain to Intercom behind SSL certificate managed by Google.

GKE Autopilot Networking Official Blog July 4, 2022

IP Masquerading and eBPF are now in GKE Autopilot - GKE Autopilot has new networking GA features: Egress NAT policy for IP masquerading and the eBPF-based Dataplane V2 for Network Policy and Network Policy Logging.

Network Intelligence Center Networking July 4, 2022

Network Visibility : Understanding ‘GCP to Internet’ Latency - Getting 'Google Cloud to Internet endpoint' round trip numbers for workloads hosted on Google Cloud.

Networking Official Blog June 27, 2022

The networking 101 GCP reference sheet: Networking basics - This is a 101 level networking sheet, with general networking references and GCP specific networking services. A lightweight easy to digest reference sheet and repo. The aim is to simplify common networking topics.

Compute Engine Infrastructure Networking Official Blog June 20, 2022

Package management for Debian/Ubuntu operating systems on Google Cloud - How packages.cloud.google.com subdomain works and can be used to download debian/ubuntu packages without going to the internet.

Cloud DNS Infrastructure Networking Official Blog June 20, 2022

Introducing managed zone permissions for Cloud DNS - Delegate and distribute Cloud DNS zone management responsibilities to your application teams.

Networking Official Blog June 20, 2022

Announcing private network solutions on Google Distributed Cloud Edge - With a private cellular network running on Google Distributed Cloud Edge, enterprises can solve the connectivity problems of many new use cases.

Cloud Run Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog Security June 13, 2022

Updates coming for Authorized Networks and Cloud Run/Functions on GKE

Networking Official Blog June 6, 2022

Achieving cloud-native network automation at a global scale with Nephio - Learn how Google manages the software and hardware lifecycles of all these systems remotely to achieve cloud native network automation at scale.

Infrastructure Network Intelligence Center Networking Official Blog May 30, 2022

Introducing Network Analyzer: One stop shop to detect service and network issues - Introducing Network Analyzer, the newest module for Google Cloud’s Network Intelligence Center.

Infrastructure Networking Official Blog May 30, 2022

Assembling and managing distributed applications using Google Cloud Networking solutions - At the 2022 Networking Spotlight, Google Cloud and customers Twitter, Snapchat and MongoDB discuss new app connectivity and delivery architectures.

GCP Experience Networking VPC May 30, 2022

Trendyol GCP Network Transformation - Experience in setting and using GCP VPC network.

Cloud DNS DevOps Kubernetes Networking Tutorial May 30, 2022

ExternalDNS with GKE & Cloud DNS - This tutorial demonstrates how to setup and configure ExternalDNS on GKE and Cloud DNS.

Cloud Storage Compute Engine Networking May 23, 2022

Improve Data Transfer speeds between your VM and Google Cloud Storage - Using s5cmd as a faster alternative to gsutil for copying files from VM instance to Cloud Storage.

Infrastructure Networking Official Blog May 23, 2022

Announcing PSP's cryptographic hardware offload at scale is now open source - We’re making the PSP Security Protocol for offloading encryption to network interface cards open source today. Here’s why.

Networking Terraform May 9, 2022

Simple Network Foundations using Webform, Terraform, and JSON - Deploying a Google Cloud, or GCP, network as IaC? Use this simple webform with your Terraform repository for quick network deployments.

Networking VPC May 9, 2022

GCP Routing Adventures (Vol. 1) - Fundamental concepts for routing in GCP networking.

Networking Official Blog May 2, 2022

A focus on network connectivity use cases in the cloud - Google Cloud’s Network Connectivity Center lets you manage site-to-cloud, site-to-site, and VPC-to-VPC connections, and it’s now generally available.

Networking Official Blog May 2, 2022

10 considerations to help you design cloud networks - In this blog DevRel Ammett Williams and Solution Architect Jens Kuehlers, provide 10 tips to help users design better cloud networks for their environments.

Media CDN Networking Official Blog May 2, 2022

Introducing Media CDN—the modern extensible platform for delivering immersive experiences - We're excited to announce the general availability of Media CDN — a content and media distribution platform with unparalleled scale.

Istio Networking Official Blog May 2, 2022

The next step for Istio and cloud-native open source - As an incubating project with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Istio joins the Kubernetes and Knative cloud-native ecosystem.

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.

Networking Official Blog April 25, 2022

4 new ways Citrix & Google Cloud can simplify your Cloud Migration - Citrix and Google Cloud simplify your cloud migration. The expanding partnership between Citrix and Google Cloud means that customers continue to enjoy faster and easier procurement and onboarding, greater control, and greater cost savings.

Network Intelligence Center Networking April 25, 2022

Network Performance Diagnostics with GCP ‘Performance Dashboard’ - Troubleshooting GCP network related issues using Network Performance Dashboard.

Networking Official Blog April 11, 2022

Google's subsea fiber optics, explained - Stephanie Wong goes behind the scenes to show you how Google predicts network demand to build its fiber optic network and support Google Cloud.

Certificate Authority Service Networking Official Blog April 4, 2022

Automate Public Certificates Lifecycle Management via RFC 8555 (ACME) - ACME API lets our users automate their Public Certificate Lifecycle Management.

Networking Official Blog April 4, 2022

Voice trading in the cloud — digital transformation of private wires - Learn how Google Cloud’s network and Network Connectivity Center can transform the private wires used for voice trading.

Networking Official Blog April 4, 2022

IP addressing options in Google Cloud: Networking basics - In this blog we’ll be visiting the topics of IP addresses and subnetting on Google Cloud. IP addressing and subnetting can be confusing to many, but addressing is a very important requirement in your network.

Networking March 21, 2022

Enabling NetOps with GCP Network Topology - Use cases in which Network Topology helps users.

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.

Networking Official Blog Vertex AI March 7, 2022

Extending network reachability of Vertex AI Pipelines - Techniques for extending the network reachability for Vertex AI pipelines and jobs.

Cloud DNS Cloud VPN Networking Feb. 28, 2022

Setting up a simulated on-prem environment for GCP - This guide is meant to setup a basic simulated on-prem environment, which configures IPSec (strongSwan), BGP (frr) and DNS (CoreDNS).

Networking Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Choosing the right network architecture for your Apigee-fueled APIs - Apigee X Hub and Spoke Design uses Cloud VPN and DNS peering to bypass VPC peering transitivity limits.

Networking Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

From your device to Google Cloud API: Networking basics - Networking touchpoints that occur when you decide to access a Google Cloud API and build in the cloud environment.

Networking Official Blog Service Directory Traffic Director Feb. 21, 2022

Standardize traffic management: Service Directory and Traffic Director - Service Directory and Traffic Director integration for service based traffic management.

gRPC Networking Official Blog Traffic Director Feb. 21, 2022

Control access to microservices with gRPC and Traffic Director - Traffic Director now supports client authorization for proxyless gRPC services, so you can centrally control gRPC microservice access.

Networking Serverless Feb. 21, 2022

GCP Serverless VPC Access Explained - An overview of Serverless VPC Access.

Certificate Manager Networking Official Blog Feb. 7, 2022

Introducing Certificate Manager to simplify SaaS scale TLS and certificate management - Cloud Certificate Manager lets our users acquire and manage TLS certificates for use with Cloud Load Balancing.

Docker Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Networking Jan. 31, 2022

Docker Swarm services in GCP - How to expose services from a Docker Swarm cluster in GCP. Analysis of some differences between Docker Swarm and GKE.

Cloud DNS Networking Official Blog Jan. 24, 2022

How to publish applications to our users globally with Cloud DNS Routing policies? - Build and deploy high availability applications globally by using Cloud DNS routing policies.

Cloud Load Balancing Cloud SDK Migration Networking Security Jan. 17, 2022

A trip with Google Global Load Balancers — advanced but easy - An in-depth overview of Cloud Load Balancing.

Cloud Load Balancing Networking Traffic Director Jan. 10, 2022

Understand GCP 7+ types of load balancers and their limitations in less than 10 minutes - Make Google Cloud Platform networking technologies much easier to understand.

Networking Official Blog Dec. 27, 2021

A year in review: Advancements in infrastructure at Google Cloud - A recap of the year’s infrastructure progress, from impressive Tau VMs, to industry-leading storage capabilities, to major networking leaps.

Networking VPC Dec. 20, 2021

IPAM Autopilot for GCP VPCs - IPAM Autopilot is a tool for IP address management in GCP across multiple VPCs.

Cloud IDS Networking Official Blog Dec. 13, 2021

Cloud IDS for network-based threat detection is now generally available - Google Cloud IDS for network-based threat detection is now generally available.

Bare Metal Networking Dec. 13, 2021

Egressing from Google Bare Metal Solution - Some options for accessing the internet from Cloud Bare Metal solutions.

Cloud IDS Networking Official Blog Dec. 13, 2021

Google Cloud IDS signature updates to help detect CVE-2021-44228 Apache Log4j vulnerability - Cloud IDS to help detect CVE-2021-44228 Apache Log4j vulnerability.

Networking Official Blog Nov. 22, 2021

Foundations of a scalable website on GCP - See how to use Google Cloud to set up and protect your websites in a scalable and smart way.

Networking VPC Nov. 22, 2021

Exposing the client behind PSC - Private Service Connect (PSC) enables a producer-consumer model in VPCs without network connectivity between them but hiding the client.

Cloud Load Balancing Networking VPC Nov. 22, 2021

Google Cloud Networking - ILB as Next Hop with Tags - With the internal TCP/UDP Load Balancer as a next-hop feature, you can configure your global VPC to keep traffic from clients to the virtualized network appliances in the same region, providing more cost control by avoiding inter-region traffic.

Networking Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Google Cloud Network Service Tiers: An overview - With Network Service Tiers, Google Cloud is the first major public cloud to offer a tiered cloud network. Two tiers are available: Premium Tier and Standard Tier. It's important to choose the tier that best meets your needs, and this decision tree can help you decide which tier is right for you.

Networking VPC Nov. 8, 2021

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About VPC Peering* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) - This article provides an overview of Google Cloud VPC network peerings, their anatomy, major misconceptions, and some watchpoints, so that users can learn how to use them wisely, while designing their infrastructures.

Networking Official Blog Nov. 8, 2021

Choosing a network connectivity option in Google Cloud - Sketchnote with an overview of networking options on Google Cloud.

Cloud Domains Networking Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

Cloud Domains, now GA, makes it easy to register and manage custom domains - Cloud Domains, now generally available, makes performing domain-related tasks in Google Cloud simple.

Networking Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

Road to an open and flexible cloud network with new Network Connectivity Center partners - Google Cloud is announcing six new networking partnerships for Network Connectivity Center for enterprises with on-prem and hybrid connectivity.

Networking Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

Google Cloud Networking overview - An overview of Google Cloud Networking.

HPC Networking Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

Accelerating MPI applications using Google Virtual NIC (gVNIC) - Using gVNIC improves MPI communication performance, which is a critical element of delivering high HPC application performance and scalability.

Networking VPC Oct. 25, 2021

Understand and automate the GCP’s Network Cost Intelligence - An overview of VPC Flow logs and how to analyze them.

BigQuery Networking Security VPC Oct. 25, 2021

ODBC, Private Service Connect and Proxies - Connecting to BigQuery via Private Service Connect.

Networking Oct. 18, 2021

what’s ‘Networking’ in GCP - An overview of Networking products on Goggle Cloud.

BigQuery Billing Networking Oct. 18, 2021

Identifying GCP’s Hidden Network Inter-Zone Egress Costs - Discover how to quickly identify your Inter-Zone Egress costs using a few easy steps and available methods.

Networking Security VPC Service Controls Oct. 18, 2021

Choosing the Right Access Control on Google Cloud - Explanation of Where to use Firewall Rules, VPC Service Controls, and product-specific access controls.

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.

Networking Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Building and expanding network services for a smart and connected world - In the past year, we’ve expanded the portfolio of networking services that you can use on top of our planet-scale infrastructure.

Cloud Armor Networking Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Protect your apps from bots with Cloud Armor and reCAPTCHA Enterprise - Protect your apps from bots with Cloud Armor and reCAPTCHA Enterprise.

Cloud DNS Networking Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Simplify traffic steering with Cloud DNS routing policies - Cloud DNS routing policies (geo-location and weighted round robin) helps you define custom ways to steer private and Internet traffic using DNS.

Cloud NAT Networking Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Supercharge your Cloud NAT: Introducing new Cloud NAT features - Introducing new Google Cloud NAT features that improve scalability and flexibility for Compute Engine and Kubernetes Engine workloads.

Networking Official Blog Security Oct. 4, 2021

Improve your security posture with new Overly Permissive Firewall Rule Insights - Improve your security posture with the new Overly Permissive Firewall Rule Insights module, based on firewall log analysis.

Networking Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

Network security threat detection - Comparison of analytics methods - Compares & contrasts 5 mechanisms for cultivating network signal telemetry for forensics, security analytics, advanced threat detection, and hunting.

Networking Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

Leveraging Network Telemetry for Forensics in Google Cloud - Network Forensics and Telemetry solution to enable Threat Hunting; brings together Packet Mirroring, Open source and your choice of SIEM (like Chronicle).

Networking Official Blog SAP Sept. 4, 2021

SAP on Google Cloud: Set up your network for a seamless deployment - The network deployment for your SAP systems has a tremendous impact on its availability and performance. Here are some options with Google Cloud.

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.

Networking Official Blog Security Vertex AI Aug. 30, 2021

Introducing Prediction Private Endpoints for fast and secure serving on Vertex AI - Learn the basics of VPC peering and how to use Private Endpoints on Vertex AI.

gRPC Networking Official Blog Traffic Director Aug. 23, 2021

Introducing security configuration for gRPC apps with Traffic Director - gRPC-based services can now be configured via the Traffic Director control plane to use TLS and mutual TLS to establish secure communications.

Cloud Run Networking Official Blog Security Serverless Aug. 23, 2021

Manage data exfiltration risks in Cloud Run with VPC Service Controls - The scalability and ease of use of fully managed compute now comes with enterprise-grade guardrails at the network level.

Cloud Build Networking Security Aug. 23, 2021

Latest Updates From Google Cloud Platform - CloudBuild Private Pool for Reaching out to Private Resources Outside GCP.

Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog Service Directory Aug. 9, 2021

Integrating Service Directory with GKE: one registry for all your services - You can now register Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) services in Service Directory, Google Cloud’s managed service registry.

Networking Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

Consume services faster, privately and securely - Private Service Connect now in GA - Private Service Connect lets you create private and secure connections to Google Cloud and third-party services with service endpoints in your VPCs.

Networking Official Blog Serverless Aug. 2, 2021

What’s new with Google Cloud’s infrastructure - Q2 edition - A roundup of the Q2 news and announcements from the compute, networking, storage and container products that make up Google Cloud’s IaaS.

Cloud IDS Networking Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

Getting the most out of Cloud IDS for advanced network threat detection - Follow these steps to get the most out of cloud-native, managed, network-based threat detection with Google Cloud IDS.

Networking Official Blog July 19, 2021

Introducing Quilkin: open-source UDP proxies built for game server communication - Developed in collaboration with Embark Studios, Quilkin is an open source UDP proxy, tailor-made for high performance real-time multiplayer games.

DevOps Networking Windows July 12, 2021

Accidental Network Outage? Here’s How You Can Regain Access to Your Google Cloud Windows Instance - Reconnecting when Windows server is unexpectedly disconnected from the internet.

Business Networking Official Blog July 5, 2021

Google joins the O-RAN ALLIANCE to advance telecommunication networks - Google Cloud joins O-RAN ALLIANCE to drive transformative change in telecommunications.

Cloud CDN Cloud Load Balancing Networking Official Blog June 28, 2021

HTTP/3 gets your content there QUIC, with Cloud CDN and Load Balancing - Cloud CDN and Load Balancing customers can now serve clients HTTP/3, for better performance for streaming video, image serving and API scaling.

Cloud DNS Networking June 28, 2021

Extending GCP Cloud DNS to On-prem with Multiple VPCs - A process of connecting GCP environments to those on-prem in a secure way.

Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog June 14, 2021

Introducing container-native Cloud DNS: Global DNS for Kubernetes - The new container-native Cloud DNS integrates Cloud DNS with Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) to provide in-cluster Service and Pod DNS resolution.

Networking Official Blog Traffic Director June 7, 2021

Zero-trust managed security for services with Traffic Director - By integrating Traffic Director with CA Service, you can easily manage certificates for apps running on Google Kubernetes Engine.

Networking June 7, 2021

Reference of Important GCP CIDR Blocks - Reference of all the important GCP CIDR ranges.

Networking Official Blog VMware Engine May 31, 2021

How to leverage global address resolution using Cloud DNS in Google Cloud VMware Engine - Google Cloud VMware Engine now supports global name resolution VMware management components including vCenter, NSX Manager and HCX Manager.

Network Connectivity Center Networking Official Blog May 31, 2021

Network Connectivity Center: Expanding SD-WAN’s reach with new partners - With Network Connectivity Center, you can connect your virtual appliances to a VPC using a native BGP.

Cloud Operations Networking Official Blog VPC May 24, 2021

How to do network traffic analysis with VPC Flow Logs on Google Cloud - Scripts and tutorials to help with network traffic analysis using Google Cloud’s VPC Flow Logs.

AWS Networking May 24, 2021

Multi-Cloud Architecture using VPN between GCP and AWS - Here is a step-by-step guide to build a Multi-cloud architecture using GCP Cloud VPN and BGP dynamic routing.

gRPC Networking Official Blog Traffic Director May 10, 2021

Debugging your Proxyless gRPC service mesh - New tools, examples, and documentation to make it easier to debug your Proxyless gRPC applications.

AWS Networking May 10, 2021

Networking in Google Cloud: Creating subnets in GCP - This blog is for the AWS professionals struggling to correlate the difference between AWS and GCP network & other beginner individuals who are looking to start with GCP.

Networking Official Blog May 3, 2021

The evolution of Kubernetes networking with the GKE Gateway controller - The Kubernetes Gateway API is now supported in Google Kubernetes Engine as the GKE Gateway controller for improved service networking.

Networking Windows May 3, 2021

Automated, Static, re-ip of GCP Windows VM - Deploying Windows Compute Engine instances.

Networking Official Blog VMware Engine May 3, 2021

How to use multi-VPC networking in Google Cloud VMware Engine - Learn how and why to connect the same VMware Private Cloud to multiple Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) with Google Cloud VMware Engine.

gRPC Networking Official Blog Traffic Director April 25, 2021

Proxyless gRPC adds support for advanced traffic management features - Introducing new traffic management features in gRPC to improve the reliability of your microservices.

Networking Official Blog April 19, 2021

Introducing Cloud CISO perspectives - Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables shares his perspective on industry news from spring 2021 and updates from Google’s security team.

Cloud DNS Networking VPC April 19, 2021

Extending GCP Cloud DNS to On-prem with Multiple VPCs - Connecting environments in GCP with those on-prem in a secure way.

DevOps Networking April 19, 2021

Google Cloud Diagrams - hava.io allows creating cloud diagrams displaying your GCP network, the underlying availability zones, and subnets.

Apigee Cloud CDN Networking Official Blog April 5, 2021

Delivering high-performing global APIs with Apigee X and Cloud CDN - Google Cloud’s Apigee X and Cloud CDN help enterprises deliver more performant APIs and expand their digital business ecosystems.

Network Connectivity Center Networking Official Blog March 29, 2021

Introducing Network Connectivity Center: A revolution in simplifying on-prem and cloud networking - With Network Connectivity Center, you can connect and manage VPNs, interconnects, third-party routers and SD-WAN across on-prem and cloud networks.

Compute Engine Networking Official Blog March 22, 2021

Turbo boost your Compute Engine workloads with new 100 Gbps networking - Updates to Google Cloud’s Andromeda host networking stack bring higher bandwidth connectivity to Compute Engine C2 and N2 VM families.

Networking VMware Engine March 22, 2021

Intro to Google Cloud VMware Engine – Network and Connectivity Overview - An overview of the networking configuration and capabilities in Google Cloud VMware Engine.

Networking Traffic Director March 15, 2021

Traffic Director by Example: Part 1 - An introduction to Google’s managed service mesh offering.

Compute Engine Networking March 15, 2021

How to Create Multiple External IP Addresses to Point to one VM with GCP - This tutorial explains how to create multiple external IP addresses that point to the same VM instance.

Networking Official Blog March 8, 2021

How to use Packet Mirroring for IDS in different VPC designs - Learn how to combine Google Cloud’s Packet Mirroring with an Intrusion Detection System (IDS) to gain visibility into higher-level networking anomalies.

Networking VPC March 8, 2021

Google Cloud: Establishing VPN Tunnels between Two Networks - Google Compute Engine Virtual Private Network (VPN) lets you connect your existing network to your Compute Engine network via an IPsec….

Networking Official Blog Security March 8, 2021

Managing cloud firewalls at scale with new Hierarchical Firewall Policies - New Google Cloud firewall features provide more flexibility, control, and optimization.

Networking VPC March 8, 2021

Private Service Connect - Using Private Service Connect to exclusively access Google managed services.

Networking Official Blog March 1, 2021

What’s in a name? Understanding the Google Cloud network “edge” - The network edge is in the eye of the beholder. Learn about Google Cloud’s various network edge points and how traffic handoffs occur for each one.

Cloud Domains Networking Official Blog Feb. 22, 2021

Introducing Cloud Domains: Easily register and manage custom domains - There’s a new domain registration and management portal that’s tightly integrated with Google Cloud.

Networking Official Blog Service Directory Feb. 22, 2021

Service Directory is generally available: Simplify your service inventory - Service Directory is now generally available, and lets you automatically register your services without any additional orchestration code.

Cloud Load Balancing Networking Official Blog Feb. 15, 2021

Migrate to regional backend services for Network Load Balancing - Support for backend services in Network Load Balancing gives you better control over how traffic is handled in your Google Cloud environment.

Networking Official Blog Feb. 15, 2021

6 best practices for effective Cloud NAT monitoring - Follow these monitoring best practices to run a successful Cloud NAT environment.

Cloud DNS Networking Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

Give app teams autonomy over their DNS records with Cloud DNS peering - This solution based on Cloud DNS peering allows application owners to manage their own DNS records, even in a Shared VPC environment.

Networking Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

Set up Anthos Service Mesh for multiple GKE clusters using Terraform - Learn how to federate multiple GKE clusters with Anthos Service Mesh 1.7 and 1.8, creating a managed Istio configuration in a single VPC.

Networking Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

How to optimize your network for live video on Google Cloud - The response to COVID-19 has required broadcasters to come up with creative and ad-hoc solutions to keep shows on the air. This post provides our recommendations for using Google Cloud networking solutions for live TV operations.

Networking Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

Limiting public IPs on Google Cloud - Learn how to restrict public IP creation for Google Cloud resources, including VMs, load balancers, and VPN gateways using organization policies.

Cloud Functions Networking Security Terraform Feb. 8, 2021

How to allow access to Google Services (APIs) if deny all egress rule is created? - Using Cloud Function to update netblocks in firewall rules.

Cloud DNS Networking Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

New Cloud DNS response policies simplify access to Google APIs - Cloud DNS response policies is a new way to provide access to services in a restricted VPC.

Cloud Run Microservices Networking Security VPC Feb. 1, 2021

VPC Network Peering: GCP and MongoDB - Configuring GCP to route Cloud Run egress traffic through a static IP address.

Networking Terraform Jan. 18, 2021

How to Deploy a GCP VPN to our Datacenter using Terraform - Using GCP Cloud VPN to securely connect on-premises datacenter to GCP Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) network through an IPsec VPN connection.

Cloud SQL Networking Security Jan. 11, 2021

Cloud SQL with private IP only: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly - To remove private IP on the database is a legacy pattern. Cloud SQL and its proxy allow to go beyond and always secured.

Data Studio Networking Security VPC Service Controls Jan. 11, 2021

Create a Data Studio dashboard to monitor VPC-SC violations on your Google Cloud Organization - Fixing VPC Service Control violations and creating a dashboard for monitoring.

Cloud Load Balancing Networking Dec. 28, 2020

Preserving Client IPs through Google Cloud’s global TCP and SSL Proxy Load Balancers - A step-by-step tutorial on how to configure Load Balancers with a configuration that preserves a client’s IP address in the TCP payload.

Networking Official Blog Traffic Director Dec. 7, 2020

Traffic Director takes application networking beyond Google Cloud - Traffic Director can now manage traffic on non-GCP endpoints with new support for Hybrid Connectivity Network Endpoint Groups (NEGs).

Networking Official Blog Security Dec. 7, 2020

Expanding our commitment to secure Internet routing - Google increases efforts to secure routing vulnerabilities in the internet, and broadens collaboration across the industry.

Networking Security Dec. 7, 2020

A DMZ, what is that? - How to translate DMZ (demilitarized zone) concept to GCP.

Networking Official Blog Security Nov. 22, 2020

How we're advancing intelligent automation in network security - We’re announcing four new capabilities to help customers protect their users, data, and applications in the cloud.

Networking Official Blog Nov. 16, 2020

It’s not DNS: Ensuring high availability in a hybrid cloud environment - Learn how to configure your environment to ensure that your Cloud DNS environment is highly available in a hybrid environment.

Cloud Load Balancing Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Nov. 16, 2020

Google Cloud Platform and the spurious 502 Bad Gateway - Fixing 502 Bad Gateway responses from Google Cloud LoadBalancers.

Cloud CDN Networking Official Blog Nov. 9, 2020

Cache me if you can with latest Cloud CDN features - New features in Cloud CDN make it easier to start caching content, or manage your settings.

Kubernetes Networking Nov. 9, 2020

Content-based routing using Kubernetes Ingress - In this article, we will see the features Kubernetes Ingress provides for content-based routing and traffic control inside the cluster.

Cloud Functions Javascript Networking NoSQL VPC Nov. 9, 2020

Connecting Google Cloud Functions With MongoDB Atlas - Connect your serverless architecture on GCP using Cloud Functions to your MongoDB Atlas database using network peering and private clouds.

Networking Official Blog Oct. 19, 2020

Exponential growth in DDoS attack volumes - How Google prepares for and protects against the largest volumetric DDoS attacks.

Networking Official Blog Oct. 19, 2020

Cache is king: Announcing lower pricing for Cloud CDN - We’ve simplified and lowered pricing for Cloud CDN by reducing cache fill charges.

Go Networking Oct. 19, 2020

GCP Cloud NAT + Golang’s HTTP client = - Why did it stop after 64 request?

Beginner Cloud Load Balancing Networking Oct. 5, 2020

Load Balancer in Google Cloud Platform - A brief introduction to Load Balancing.

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Networking Oct. 5, 2020

Connect a GKE Cluster with MongoDB Atlas through Cloud NAT - This article shows how to connect pods of a GKE cluster with MongoDB Atlas by using Cloud NAT.

Anthos Networking Official Blog Sept. 28, 2020

Anthos in depth: Easy load balancing for your on-prem workloads - Your Anthos subscription includes an external load balancer that can help you connect data to your on-prem Anthos cluster.

Cloud Armor Cloud CDN Cloud Load Balancing Networking Official Blog Sept. 28, 2020

Better together: Google Cloud Load Balancing, Cloud CDN, and Google Cloud Armor - By adding Google Cloud Armor and Cloud CDN to your Global Load Balancer deployment, you can benefit from better security and reduced latency.

Networking Sept. 7, 2020

When to use Interconnect vs VPN and difference between Interconnect and VPN - Usecases for Interconnect and VPN on GCP.

BigQuery Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Networking Serverless VPC Service Controls Sept. 7, 2020

Designing Secure Data Pipelines with VPC Service Controls - This blog post describes an example of how to build a Data Platform using Cloud Functions, Dataflow, Google Cloud Storage, and Bigquery with VPC Service Controls.

Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog Aug. 24, 2020

New GKE Dataplane V2 increases security and visibility for containers - GKE’s new dataplane uses the eBPF-based Cilium project to better integrate Kubernetes and the Linux kernel.

AWS Networking Tutorial Aug. 24, 2020

Setup Secure Cloud VPN between AWS and GCP Cloud - Step by step tutorial to setup VPN connection with 2 tunnels between GCP and AWS.

Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog Aug. 17, 2020

Understanding IP address management in GKE - Learn techniques for how to prevent running out of IP addresses in GKE environments.

AWS Networking Aug. 17, 2020

Multi-Cloud VPN and Multi-Zone Subnetworks — Preparation for Multi-Cloud Database Deployments - A tutorial for setting up a multi-cloud VPN.

Networking Official Blog July 27, 2020

Using new traffic control features in External HTTP(S) load balancer - Examples of how to use the new traffic control features in Cloud Load Balancing HTTP(S) load balancers.

gRPC Networking Official Blog Traffic Director July 27, 2020

Traffic Director and gRPC—proxyless services for your service mesh - With the addition of xDS API support, you can now use Traffic Director with proxyless gRPC services.

App Engine Cloud CDN Cloud Functions Cloud Run Networking Official Blog Serverless July 20, 2020

Global HTTP(S) Load Balancing and CDN now support serverless compute - App Engine, Cloud Run and Cloud Functions, serverless compute offerings can take advantage of global load balancing and Cloud CDN.

Cloud CDN Cloud Load Balancing Networking Official Blog July 13, 2020

Enabling hybrid deployments with Cloud CDN and Load Balancing - Cloud CDN and HTTP(S) Load Balancing now let you pull content and reach services that are on-prem or in another cloud over Google’s network.

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.

Networking Official Blog July 6, 2020

In hybrid and multi-cloud environments, the network really matters - Enterprise Strategy Group details top networking considerations for hybrid and multi-cloud deployments.

Networking Official Blog July 6, 2020

New Private Service Connect simplifies secure access to services - The new Private Service Connect provides an easy, service-centric way to connect to Google Cloud services and protect network traffic.

Beginner Networking July 6, 2020

Network Latency and throughput— Measuring those metrics for Cloud Resources - An overview of different ways to measure latency and throughput for servers.

Google Kubernetes Engine Istio Kubernetes Networking July 3, 2020

Kubernetes, Istio and The World Outside Rapido - Handling egress traffic for a private GKE cluster.

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Networking July 3, 2020

Google Kubernetes Networking options explained & demonstrated - This blog post explores the different network modes available in Google Kubernetes Engine, including the differences between them and the advantages of each when creating a new GKE cluster.

Cloud Run Networking June 29, 2020

Domain Mapping in GCP - Detail guide on how to set up a custom domain for Cloud Run application.

Networking Official Blog Security June 22, 2020

Bringing Modern Transport Security to Google Cloud with TLS 1.3 - With TLS 1.3 enabled by default, Google Cloud customers’ internet traffic is more secure and has reduced latency.

Networking Official Blog June 22, 2020

Setting up advanced network threat detection with Packet Mirroring - How to use Google Cloud Packet Mirroring for network monitoring and security use cases.

Networking Official Blog June 22, 2020

What a trip! Measuring network latency in the cloud - How to use netperf and ping to measure network latency in Google Cloud.

Networking Official Blog Security June 15, 2020

Google Cloud firewalls adds new policy and insights - New Google Cloud firewall features provide more flexibility, control, and optimization.

Firebase Kubernetes Networking Stackdriver June 8, 2020

Debugging a Strange Kubernetes & Firebase Connection Reset Issue - Debugging a networking issue involving Kubernetes, Firebase, and Cloud NAT networking.

Cloud Functions Networking VPC May 25, 2020

Connecting to mongodb atlas/external service from Google cloud functions via static IP address - How to allow access from an external application to Cloud Function by specifying IP.

AWS Networking May 25, 2020

VPN :: AWS ↔️ GCP - Setting up a VPN connection between GCP and AWS servers.

Networking Official Blog May 18, 2020

The case of the missing DNS packets: a Google Cloud support story - A Google Cloud Technical Solution Engineer shares a particularly thorny support case that they recently solved. Along the way, they’ll show you the information gathered in the course of troubleshooting, and how they reasoned their way through to a resolution.

Anthos Networking Official Blog May 11, 2020

Anthos in depth: Toward a service-based architecture - Exploring how Anthos Service Mesh improves security, visibility and traffic management.

Networking Tutorial May 11, 2020

Hands-on VPC Peering Configuration on GCP - The tutorial goes through a process of setting up VPC peering between 2 networks.

Cloud DNS Networking Official Blog VPC May 4, 2020

Understanding forwarding, peering, and private zones in Cloud DNS - Cloud DNS private zones, peering, and logging and auditing enhance security and manageability of your private GCP DNS environment.

Networking Official Blog May 4, 2020

Your top network performance problems and how to fix them - Whether you want to troubleshoot a performance problem or optimize your deployment decisions, Google Cloud has a comprehensive set of tools for network monitoring, verification and optimization. Here's how to use them.

Cloud Router Networking May 4, 2020

Dynamic routing with Cloud Router - How dynamic routing saves you from pager duty and how to set it up (with VPN) on Google Cloud.

AWS DevOps Networking VPC May 4, 2020

VPN tunneling between an AWS VPC & a GCP VPC - Setting up VPN tunneling between VPCs in AWS and GCP.

Google Kubernetes Engine Microservices Networking May 4, 2020

GCP Network Architecture for MicroServices - Sharing of architectural thinking, planning, and designing a network architecture to create an environment suitable for hosting large-scale microservices-based application in GCP.

Networking Official Blog April 27, 2020

Modernize Enterprise Networking with Cisco SD-WAN and Google Cloud - Cisco SD-WAN Cloud Hub with Google Cloud brings a new set of capabilities to our customers to simplify enterprise networking and advance security capabilities, while helping IT teams minimize operational costs and meet application service-level objectives.

Networking Official Blog Security April 27, 2020

Keep your teams working safely with BeyondCorp Remote Access - Enabling remote access to internal apps with a simpler and more secure approach without a remote-access VPN.

Networking April 27, 2020

Capacity Management with Load Balancing - Comparing regional and global load balancing.

Beginner Networking April 20, 2020

Choosing the right load balancer - The article goes through different load balancing options on GCP and how to choose the right one.

Networking VPC April 20, 2020

Ubiquiti and GCP Site-to-Site VPN: The How-To Guide - How to set up a direct, encrypted connection between Google Cloud and your on-premise network.

Compute Engine Networking April 20, 2020

Application Capacity Optimizations with Global Load Balancing - Setting up Load Balancer on Instance Group of Compute Engine instances.

Data Studio Networking April 20, 2020

Google Cloud Inter-region latency and throughput dashboard in Data Studio

Networking Tutorial April 6, 2020

Load balancer on Google Cloud With Google-managed SSL Certificates - The article goes through a process of setting up a Load Balancer with SSL certificates.

Networking Official Blog April 6, 2020

Connecting to Google Cloud: your networking options explained - The Google Cloud network connectivity option that’s right for you.

Networking Official Blog Service Directory April 6, 2020

Introducing Service Directory: Manage all your services in one place at scale - Service Directory provides a single pane of glass for all your network services.

Cloud CDN Networking April 6, 2020

Google Cloud CDN Best Practice Series: Live Traffic Migration - This article discusses a workaround for situation when Google can’t provision a Google-managed SSL certificate if the DNS record is pointing to a non-Google IP address when there is already live traffic.

Networking April 6, 2020

Define New Paths with Routing - An in-depth overview of network routing on Google Cloud.

Networking Virtual Private Cloud March 23, 2020

Simplify routing with VPC Peering - VPC Peering can save you from VPN hell and let your networks privately communicate without sacrificing network isolation.

Network Intelligence Center Networking Official Blog March 9, 2020

How to detect and prevent network outages—and stay compliant too - Learn how to use the Connectivity Test module Network Intelligence Center.

Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Security Jan. 27, 2020

How-To: Kubernetes Cluster Network Security - A brief overview of Pod network security on Google Kubernetes Engine.

Networking Official Blog Jan. 20, 2020

Performance art: Making cloud network performance benchmarking faster and easier - Learn how to use PerfKit Benchmarker to benchmark the performance of your cloud network.

Networking Jan. 6, 2020

GCP Inter-Region Latency - A website which displays heatmap of latencies between Google Cloud Compute instances in all available regions.

Networking Official Blog Dec. 23, 2019

Availability, scale, and ease of management with new Layer-4 Internal Load Balancing features - The L4 Internal Load Balancer has new features that improve the scale and availability of internal applications.

Networking Official Blog Security Dec. 16, 2019

Packet Mirroring: Visualize and protect your cloud network - The new Packet Mirroring service helps you analyze and monitor network traffic on Google Cloud.

Billing Networking Official Blog Dec. 9, 2019

Networking cost optimization best practices: an overview - An overview of how to manage Google Cloud networking costs.

Cloud Armor Networking Official Blog Security Dec. 2, 2019

Understanding Google Cloud Armor’s new WAF capabilities - New Google Cloud Armor WAF and telemetry features help to protect you from web-based attacks

Networking Official Blog Nov. 18, 2019

Announcing Network Intelligence Center—towards proactive network operations - Introducing Network Intelligence Center, network operations tooling for your Google Cloud environment

Networking Security Virtual Private Cloud Nov. 11, 2019

Centralize control with Shared VPC - As your cloud application scales, you’ll eventually face a network admin’s daily struggle: how do I maintain tight control over network without being a roadblock to teams? You can with Shared VPC.

Networking Official Blog Oct. 21, 2019

Improve your connectivity to Google Cloud with enhanced hybrid connectivity options - 100 Gbps Dedicated Interconnect and High Availability (HA) VPN are both generally available on Google Cloud.

Networking Resources Manager Virtual Private Cloud Oct. 21, 2019

How to make sure your teams always use the right subnetwork in a Shared VPC architecture - Using Organizational policy constraint called Restrict Shared VPC Subnetworks when working with multiple subnetworks.

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Networking Security Oct. 21, 2019

Network Policies made easy on GKE - Using network policies on Kubernetes Engine you can protect against network security threats like container vulnerabilities without the added cost of a service mesh.

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Networking Official Blog Sept. 23, 2019

Container-native load balancing on GKE now generally available - Container native load balancing is a feature that allows you to create services using network endpoint groups (NEGs) so that requests to your service get load balanced directly to the containers serving the requests, now Generally Available on GKE.

AWS Networking Terraform Sept. 9, 2019

Connect GCP and AWS with Cloud VPN HA - How to use Cloud VPN in HA to connect AWS and GCP with a 99,99% SLA coverage.

GCP Certification Networking Official Blog Aug. 26, 2019

Hit a homerun: preparing for the Professional Cloud Network Engineer certification - Follow the Home Run Method when preparing to take Google Cloud’s Professional Cloud Network Engineer certification exam.

Networking Official Blog Aug. 12, 2019

Google Cloud networking in-depth: Series digest - A guide to Google Cloud networking features to help you connect, scale, secure, optimize and modernize your infrastructure.

Networking Official Blog Aug. 12, 2019

Cloud IAP enables context-aware access to VMs via SSH and RDP without bastion hosts - Cloud Identity-Aware Proxy’s TCP forwarding feature now allows secure SSH and RDP access to VMs without bastion hosts or VPN. It is now generally available.

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.

Networking July 1, 2019

VPC Network Peering on Google Cloud Platform - Overview of VPC Networking peering.

Networking Official Blog July 1, 2019

Solutions: Patterns for connecting other cloud service providers with GCP - This document helps cloud architects and operations professionals decide how to connect Google Cloud Platform with other cloud service providers (CSP) such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

Networking Official Blog June 24, 2019

Google Cloud networking in depth: three defense-in-depth principles for securing your environment - Follow these network security principles to protect resources running on GCP.

Cloud CDN Networking June 24, 2019

CDN Configuration on Google Cloud - Configuring CDN for Compute Engine instance group

Networking Tutorial June 24, 2019

Configuring GCP HA VPN with a pfSense firewall (BGP Dynamic Routing) - Tutorial on how to configure GCP Highly Available VPN with datacenter.

Networking Official Blog June 17, 2019

Google Cloud networking in depth: How Andromeda 2.2 enables high-throughput VMs - Learn how improvements in Andromeda 2.2 enable Compute Engine VMs with higher throughput.

Cloud CDN Networking Official Blog June 10, 2019

Google Cloud networking in depth: Cloud CDN - Cloud CDN leverages Google’s global private fiber to deliver content to users quickly, wherever they may be.

AWS Networking June 10, 2019

Site-to-site VPN between GCP and AWS with dynamic BGP routing - A walk-through for configuring secure redundant connectivity between AWS VPCs and GCP Cloud VPC Networks with dynamic BGP routing.

Networking Official Blog June 10, 2019

An update on Sunday’s service disruption - Detail post-mortem regarding recent outage.

Beginner Networking Tutorial June 3, 2019

Talk to the Internet with IP Addresses - The article describes how IP addresses are handled on GCP.

Networking Official Blog May 27, 2019

Google Cloud networking in depth: Cloud Load Balancing deconstructed - Take a deeper look at the Google Cloud networking load balancing portfolio.

Networking Official Blog May 20, 2019

Google Cloud networking in depth: Faster, more reliable connectivity with HA VPN and 100 Gbps Dedicated Interconnect - Google offers high availability VPN and 100Gbps Cloud Interconnect options to connect customer data center to GCP.

Networking Official Blog May 20, 2019

Google Cloud networking in depth: Understanding Network Service Tiers - Description and comparisons of Standard and Premium Network tiers.

Cloud DNS Networking Official Blog May 13, 2019

Google Cloud networking in depth: What’s new with Cloud DNS - Cloud DNS private zones, peering, and logging and auditing enhance security and manageability of your private GCP DNS environment.

Networking Official Blog May 6, 2019

Google Cloud networking in depth: Simplify routing between your VPCs with VPC peering - Google Cloud networking now lets you automatically share routes between peered VPCs.

Networking Security May 6, 2019

Protect your Google Cloud Instances with Firewall Rules - Explanation of how firewall rules work with Compute Engine instances.

Cloud Storage Networking Security VPC Service Controls May 6, 2019

Private Access to GCP APIs through VPN Tunnels - This tutorial demonstrates how to use APIs for Google Cloud Platform services from an external network, such as on-premises private network or another cloud provider’s network to access GCP services without using public IP addresses.

Networking Official Blog April 22, 2019

Traffic Director: global traffic management for open service mesh - Google Cloud’s new Traffic Director control-plane management tool brings load balancing a resiliency to environments running on a service mesh.

Istio Networking April 22, 2019

Google Cloud’s Traffic Director — What is it and how is it related to the Istio service-mesh? - The post goes over what Traffic Director is and how it is related to the Istio service-mesh.

Networking April 1, 2019

Hybrid Networking: Google Cloud Interconnect - An in-depth article explaining Cloud Interconnet

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Networking March 25, 2019

Network IP Ranges of a Private Kubernetes Cluster in Google Cloud Platform - Handling private IP addresses in Kubernetes cluster on GCP.

Compute Engine Networking Tutorial March 25, 2019

Creating Instances with Multiple Network Interfaces and IP route issue on Google Cloud Platform - The article goes through the process of setting up a second network interface for Compute Engine VM.

Kubernetes Networking Official Blog Security Feb. 25, 2019

The service mesh era: Securing your environment with Istio - How to secure your environment with Istio.

GCP Certification Networking Official Blog Feb. 18, 2019

From CCIE to Google Cloud Network Engineer: four things to think about - Tips to get certified as Google Cloud Network Engineer specially for those from traditional on-premises IT environment.

Networking Feb. 10, 2019

Envoy http/tcp Parser Plugin for Fluentd and Google Cloud Logging - This article details a fluentd and google-fluentd parser plugin for Envoy Proxy Access Logs.

Kubernetes Networking Official Blog Security Jan. 28, 2019

Welcome to the service mesh era: Introducing a new Istio blog post series - A practical blog series on Istio and service mesh.

Networking Dec. 24, 2018

SSL and TCP Proxy Load Balancers-How GCP balances the huge amount of traffic? - Using SSL and TCP Proxy Load Balancer.

Networking Official Blog Dec. 17, 2018

Announcing Cloud DNS forwarding: Unifying hybrid cloud naming - New forwarding capability to Cloud DNS, GCP managed DNS service.

Networking Dec. 10, 2018

Installation of NAT gateway for Web crawler using Google Cloud NAT - NAT gateway installation using Google Cloud NAT.

Google Cloud Platform Networking Nov. 19, 2018

How to create the Google Cloud VPN Tunnel to connect subnetworks - How to connect two networks in your different Google Cloud projects.

Networking Security Nov. 19, 2018

Secure Google Cloud Platform Connections and TLS 1.0 - Disabling and mitigating TLS 1.0 authentication to Google Cloud Platform.

Networking Official Blog Oct. 22, 2018

Cloud NAT: deep dive into our new network address translation service - Advantages of Cloud NAT vs other NAT offerings.

Networking Official Blog Security Oct. 22, 2018

Firewall rules logging: a closer look at our new network compliance and security tool - With firewall rule logging, its easy to track every connection that has been allowed or denied in VM instances, in near-real-time.

Networking Official Blog Oct. 15, 2018

Simplifying cloud networking for enterprises: announcing Cloud NAT and more - Several additions to Google Cloud Platform networking portfolio with Cloud NAT and more.

Networking Official Blog Security Oct. 8, 2018

Network controls in GCP vs. on-premises: Not so different after all - Short tour of some of the native GCP network security controls that you’re likely familiar with on-premises and explain what’s different when you’re using those controls with GCP.

Networking Security Oct. 8, 2018

Running Citrix Gateway/NetScaler (unsupported) on Google Cloud Platform - Options to deploy Citrix Gateway/NetScaler on Google Cloud Platform.

Networking Sept. 10, 2018

Cloud OnAir: CE Chat: Google Cloud Networking 102 - Cloud Routing and VPC Peering

Networking July 23, 2018

Google Cloud NEXT: A quick guide to Cloud Networking sessions - Brief overview of sessions related to Networking on Google Cloud Next.

Networking Official Blog June 18, 2018

Partner Interconnect now generally available - Partner Interconnect lets you connect your on-premises resources to Google Cloud Platform from the partner location of your choice, at a data rate that meets your needs, not it's Generally Available.

Networking Official Blog June 18, 2018

Introducing QUIC support for HTTPS load balancing - GCP has now QUIC support for our HTTPS load balancers which makes connections faster, stream-based multiplexing, improved loss recovery, and no head-of-line blocking.

Networking Official Blog May 21, 2018

Improving application availability with Alias IPs, now with hot standby - Alias IPs allow you to configure secondary IPs or IP ranges on your virtual machine (VM) instances, for a secure and highly scalable way to deliver traffic to your applications.

Networking May 7, 2018

The truth behind Google Cloud egress traffic - Using beta feature VPC Flow Logs.

Networking April 30, 2018

Introducing Partner Interconnect, a fast, economical onramp to GCP - GCP introduced Partner Interconnect which offers private connectivity to GCP to organizations that don't require the full 10Gbps of a dedicated circuit.

Networking April 9, 2018

Introducing VPC Flow Logs—network transparency in near real-time - With VPC Flow Logs, you can achieve increasing transparency into your network and allowing you to track network flows all the way down to an individual virtual interface, in near-real-time.

Business Networking April 9, 2018

Expanding our cloud network for a faster, more reliable experience between Australia and Southeast Asia - These cable investments provide improved connectivity to GCP’s five cloud regions across Asia and Australia.

Networking Official Blog April 9, 2018

Google Cloud using P4Runtime to build smart networks - Google Cloud is looking to P4Runtime as the foundation for next generation of data centers and build the larger, higher performance and smarter networks.

Networking Feb. 26, 2018

GCP’s Standard Tier networking performance - Explanation of difference between Standard and Premium network tier in Google Cloud Platform.

Networking Dec. 18, 2017

Three tips for peak Cloud Load Balancing performance - Few tips to help reduce maintenance overhead, improve performance and minimize cost, all at the same time for Cloud Load Balancing.

Networking Dec. 4, 2017

Hybrid Networking Options on Google Cloud - Comparison of various networking options Google Cloud Platform provides for connecting an Enterprise data center to Google Cloud Platform.

Networking Nov. 13, 2017

5 steps to better GCP network performance - How to make small configuration changes, location updates or architectural changes that can inadvertently limit the networking performance of system on Google Cloud Platform.

Networking Nov. 6, 2017

Andromeda 2.1 reduces GCP’s intra-zone latency by 40% - The new Andromeda 2.1 stack delivers noteworthy reductions in VM-to-VM network latency.

Networking Nov. 6, 2017

Google Cloud Dedicated Interconnect gets global routing, more locations, and is GA - Dedicated Interconnect, which helps enable fast private connections to Google Cloud Platform from numerous facilities across the globe is now Generally Available.

Kubernetes Networking Oct. 30, 2017

Understanding kubernetes networking: pods - In depth article explaining several layers of networking operating in a Kubernetes cluster.

Networking Oct. 2, 2017

Introducing Network Policy support for Google Container Engine, with Project Calico and Tigera - Kubernetes Network Policy allows you to easily specify the connectivity allowed within your cluster, and what should be blocked.

Networking Sept. 25, 2017

Announcing IPv6 global load balancing GA - With this launch, your IPv6 clients can connect to an IPv6 load balancing VIP (Virtual IP)

Networking Sept. 11, 2017

Announcing Dedicated Interconnect: your fast, private on-ramp to Google Cloud - Dedicated Interconnect lets you establish a private network connection directly to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) through one of their Dedicated Interconnect locations. Dedicated Interconnect also offers increased throughput and even a potential reduction in network costs.

Networking Sept. 11, 2017

Fixing a high CDN bill via custom keys. - Tips and tricks about how to reduce CDN billing

Networking Sept. 4, 2017

How good is Google Cloud’s CDN? - Profiling Google Cloud CDN.

Networking Aug. 28, 2017

Introducing Network Service Tiers: Your cloud network, your way - New network tier currently in closed Alpha, offers possibility to use degraded network connection for lower price

Compute Engine Networking Aug. 28, 2017

The Bandwidth Delay Problem - How adjusting TCP window sizes influence server bandwidth

Networking Aug. 28, 2017

Thoughts on Google Cloud’s Network Service Tiers

Networking Aug. 14, 2017

Removing the need for caching servers, with GCP’s load balancers - Improving speed of responses with activating CDN from Load Balancer.

Compute Engine Networking July 31, 2017

Internal IP vs External IP Performance - Bottom line: be careful to make requests to your VMs via internal IP, not externa

Networking July 24, 2017

TCP BBR congestion control comes to GCP – your Internet just got faster - Google (Cloud Platform) now features a cutting-edge new congestion control algorithm, TCP BBR, which achieves higher bandwidths and lower latencies for internet traffic.

Compute Engine Networking July 17, 2017

Fixing regional networking performance - Setting multi regional Google Compute Engine instances

Networking July 10, 2017

Tools to profile networking performance

Networking Official Blog

Deep dive into managed TLS certs for HTTP(S) Load Balancers - A closer look at managed TLS certs, and how to use them.


QUIC and HTTPS Load Balancer - Testing QUIC (Quick UDP Internet Connections) support for HTTPS Load Balancer.


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