Tag: Networking

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.


Latest Issues


Zdenko Hrček
Třebanická 183
Prague, Czech Republic
Phone: +420 777 283 075
Email: [email protected]