Tag: Official Blog

Official Blog May 16, 2022

Google’s open-source solution to DFDL Processing - A guide to leveraging Google Cloud resources to process data defined by DFDL.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog May 16, 2022

New observability features for your Splunk Dataflow streaming pipelines - Splunk Dataflow operators can now more easily monitor performance of their log export pipelines with new observability metrics and fine-grained logging.

BeyondCorp Official Blog May 16, 2022

Helping global governments and organizations adopt Zero Trust architectures - Google details how it helps governments embark on a Zero Trust journey as the anniversary of the Biden Zero Trust Executive Order approaches.

BigQuery Official Blog Public Datasets May 16, 2022

Introducing Open Source Insights data in BigQuery to help secure software supply chains - To help secure software supply chains at scale, Google Cloud now includes Open Source Insights data in BigQuery.

Event Official Blog May 16, 2022

Your guide to sessions at Google Cloud Security Summit 2022 - Here’s a helpful guide to sessions at Google Cloud’s Security Summit 2022.

AI Event Machine Learning Official Blog May 16, 2022

Sharpen your machine learning skills at Google Cloud Applied ML Summit - Improve your machine learning skills and learn from leading experts at Google Cloud Applied ML Summit, coming June 9, 2022.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 16, 2022

Our I/O 2022 announcements: In demo form - In the Cloud PA Keynote at I/O Aparna Sinha walked through the backend for an application that connects volunteers with volunteer opportunities in their area. In this blog post we'll walk through each component of that application, explaining the new products that Google Cloud has released, the pros and cons of the architecture we chose, and other nerdy technical details we didn't have time for in the talk.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 16, 2022

Google Cloud at I/O: Everything you need to know - From keynotes to demos to breakouts to workshops, there was a bright light on Google Cloud and Google Workspace at Google I/O this year.

Infrastructure Official Blog TPU May 16, 2022

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

AlloyDB Official Blog May 16, 2022

Introducing AlloyDB for PostgreSQL: Free yourself from expensive, legacy databases - AlloyDB for PostgreSQL combines the best of Google with full PostgreSQL compatibility to achieve superior performance, availability, and scale.

AlloyDB Official Blog May 16, 2022

AlloyDB for PostgreSQL under the hood: Intelligent, database-aware storage - In this technical deep dive, we take a look at the intelligent, scalable storage system that powers AlloyDB for PostgreSQL.

Data Analytics Official Blog Serverless May 16, 2022

Extending BigQuery Functions beyond SQL with Remote Functions, now in preview - Remote Functions are user-defined functions (UDF) that let you extend BigQuery SQL with your own custom code, written and hosted in Cloud Functions, Google Cloud’s scalable pay-as-you-go functions as a service.

Infrastructure Official Blog May 16, 2022

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

GCP Experience Official Blog May 16, 2022

3co reinvents the digital shopping experience with augmented reality on Google Cloud - Learn how 3co is reinventing the digital shopping experience with augmented reality and Google Cloud.

Data Analytics Official Blog SAP May 16, 2022

How Google Cloud and SAP solve big problems for big companies - On the occasion of SAP Sapphire, here’s a rundown of the key Google Cloud and SAP initiatives we’ll be talking to customers about at the show.

Infrastructure Official Blog TPU May 16, 2022

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

Mainframe Official Blog May 16, 2022

Minimalizing the mainframe - The importance of removing obsolete and inactive components from the mainframe application inventory and discusses the various strategies to do that.

Compute Engine Official Blog May 16, 2022

Tick data analytics performance in Google Cloud improves up to 18x in latest STAC benchmark - Tick data analytics on Google Cloud runs up to 18x faster in latest STAC benchmark.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog May 9, 2022

Ingesting GA4 Events for Discovery solutions - Ingest existing Google Analytics 4 events for Discovery solutions.

Data Analytics Official Blog May 9, 2022

The Future of Data: Unified, flexible, and accessible - Google Cloud’s whitepaper explores why the future of data will involve three key themes: unified, flexible, and accessible.

BI Engine BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog May 9, 2022

Now generally available: BigQuery BI Engine supports any BI tool or custom application - Learn about BigQuery BI Engine and how to analyze large and complex datasets interactively with sub-second query response time and high concurrency. Now generally available.

DevOps Official Blog May 9, 2022

Advancing systems research with open-source Google workload traces - When designing the systems components to support warehouse-scale computers, researchers can use workload traces to inform their designs.

Official Blog Security May 9, 2022

CIS hardening support in Container-Optimized OS from Google - Our latest Container-Optimized OS release supports CIS benchmark compliance and can provide continuous CIS scanning capabilities.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 9, 2022

Optimize and scale your startup on Google Cloud: Introducing the Build Series - Announcing the launch of the second series of the Google Cloud Technical Guides for Startups, a video series for technical enablement aimed at helping startups to start, build and grow their businesses.

Data Analytics Official Blog May 9, 2022

Solving for food waste with data analytics in Google Cloud - This blog post explores why it is so necessary as a retailer to bring your data to the cloud to apply analytics to minimize food waste.

Data Analytics Official Blog May 9, 2022

Introducing new Google Cloud manufacturing solutions: smart factories, smarter workers - Google Cloud Manufacturing Solutions Announcement.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 9, 2022

Google's Cloud Console vs Admin Console - What are the differences between the Cloud Console and the Admin Console, and what do you need to use them both for?

DevOps Official Blog SRE May 9, 2022

Are your SLOs realistic? How to analyze your risks like an SRE - Before committing to an SLO, Site Reliability Engineering practices recommend that you evaluate the risks to a given service.

Cloud Composer Data Analytics Looker Official Blog May 9, 2022

Orchestrate Looker data transformations with Cloud Composer - New Looker operators in Cloud Composer help you orchestrate Looker data transformations at scale.

Official Blog Workspace May 9, 2022

Announcing Sovereign Controls for Google Workspace - To further enable EU organizations through digital sovereignty, we’re launching new capabilities to control, limit, and monitor transfers of data to and from the EU.

Official Blog Storage May 9, 2022

The definitive guide to databases on Google Cloud: Part 2 - Options at a glance - A look into the different databases and storage options in Google Cloud, a brief note on each one of them, when to choose one over the other, interesting alternatives, and exceptions.

Compute Engine Official Blog Windows May 9, 2022

Getting started with OpenSSH on Windows Compute Engine instances - With support for OpenSSH Server, Compute Engine can remotely connect and administer a Windows Server with the Google Cloud SDK via the gcloud command.

Official Blog Security Storage May 9, 2022

Implementing HKMA’s Secure Tertiary Data Backup (STDB) on Google Cloud - How to use Google Cloud as a backup storage solution to address HKMA’s Secure Tertiary Data Backup (STDB) guideline.

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.

Official Blog Security May 2, 2022

Cloud CISO Perspectives: April 2022 - Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables shares his thoughts on the latest security updates from the Google Cybersecurity Action Team.

Book Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 2, 2022

Introducing "Visualizing Google Cloud: 101 Illustrated References for Cloud Engineers and Architects" - Shortly after I started creating and sharing visual explanations of Google Cloud concepts in late 2020, I began receiving overwhelmingly positive feedback from fellow cloud architects and enthusiasts. That feedback led me to pull these sketches together into a reference guide!

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 2, 2022

Meet the people of Google Cloud: Priyanka Vergadia, bringing Google Cloud to life in illustrations - When COVID shut down our world, Developer Advocate Priyanka Vergadia found ways to connect with the developer community through illustrations.

Official Blog SAP May 2, 2022

SAP BTP on Google Cloud Announces 5 new capabilities - Learn how you can gain insight into sales teams, target campaigns based on inventory + margin, & develop custom apps running SAP BTP on Google Cloud.

Data Analytics GCP Certification Official Blog May 2, 2022

Build your cloud skills with no-cost access to Google Cloud training on Coursera - Advance your technical skills and boost your career by getting hands-on practice with Google Cloud projects.

Official Blog Swift May 2, 2022

Introducing SWIFT on Google Cloud - Introducing SWIFT on Google Cloud - modernize your payments by bringing it to the cloud.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog May 2, 2022

Monitor & analyze BigQuery performance using Information Schema - This blog equips the BigQuery user base with an easy way to analyze and decipher the key BigQuery metrics using the Information Schema to understand Slot Consumption and Query Concurrency / Throughput.

Official Blog VMware Engine May 2, 2022

Running VMware in the cloud: How Google Cloud VMware Engine stacks up - Learn how Google Cloud VMware Engine provides unique capabilities to migrate and run VMware workloads natively in Google Cloud.

Infrastructure Official Blog Terraform May 2, 2022

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

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.

Cloud Logging Official Blog May 2, 2022

Announcing new simple query options in Cloud Logging - The faster you can find logs, the faster you can resolve issues! Today, we’re pleased to announce a simpler way to find logs in Logs Explorer.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog May 2, 2022

Data movement for the masses with Dataflow Templates - Dataflow Templates enable data and application engineers to deploy data pipelines without writing any code, leveraging the fully-managed Dataflow service.

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.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog April 25, 2022

Earth Week at Google: Helping researchers, startups and developers build more sustainably - In the days leading up to Earth Day, Google Cloud shared new sustainability research, programs, partners, customers and projects.

GCP Certification Official Blog April 25, 2022

How to prepare for — and ace — Google’s Associate Cloud Engineer exam - The Cloud Engineer Learning Path is an effective way to prepare for the Associate.

NoSQL Official Blog April 25, 2022

Google Cloud and MongoDB Atlas expand their partnership - New integrations with Google Cloud will simplify discoverability, subscription, onboarding, and management of MongoDB Atlas when running on Google Cloud.

Cloud Speech API Official Blog April 25, 2022

Google Cloud launches new models for more accurate Speech AI - Google Cloud’s updated Speech API models leverage new machine learning techniques for more accurate voice-based apps and digital experiences.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog April 25, 2022

Meet the people of Google Cloud: Jim Hogan, driving innovation through inclusion - Jim Hogan shares his experience as an autistic Googler and how inclusion drives innovation.

Cloud Spanner GCP Experience Official Blog April 25, 2022

Vaccinating a nation: Vaccination app delivery in 30 days with Cloud Spanner - OChK used Cloud Spanner to design and deploy an application to help vaccinate every citizen in Poland against COVID-19.

Cloud Speech API Official Blog April 25, 2022

Build Voice AI into your apps with our top 3 Speech API codelabs - Build Voice AI into your apps with these Speech API codelabs from Google Cloud.

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.

API Official Blog April 25, 2022

7 trends to watch in the API economy - APIs are crucial to digital transformation. But how will APIs themselves be transformed in the coming months?

GCP Experience Official Blog SAP April 25, 2022

Deutsche Börse Group achieves greater agility and scale with SAP on Google Cloud - Deutsche Börse Group achieves greater agility and scale with SAP on Google Cloud.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog April 25, 2022

Climate scientist monitors Canada’s leaf canopy with Google Earth Engine on Google Cloud - Climate scientists rely on cloud-based tools like Google Earth Engine to detect changes, map trends, and quantify differences on the Earth's surface.

Cloud Speech API Official Blog April 25, 2022

From insights to robots, Speech AI use cases have exploded - From deriving insight from conversation data to creating robots companions, Speech AI use cases have exploded.

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.

DevOps Infrastructure Official Blog SRE April 25, 2022

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

Apigee NoSQL Official Blog April 25, 2022

Extend your data to new uses with MongoDB and Apigee - MongoDB and Apigee together accelerate your transformation journey, get more value out of enterprise data, and unlock innovative use cases.

Event Official Blog April 25, 2022

Our first-ever Google Workspace Summit: 9 sessions you don’t want to miss - Learn how organizations of all sizes are building productive, secure, and flexible work environments at the Google Workspace Summit.

BigQuery Cloud Marketplace Machine Learning Official Blog April 25, 2022

First dedicated AI management and MLOps platform on Google Cloud Marketplace - Being able to make strategic decisions based on automated predictions and more targeted data saved the company $1.3M Euros in two fiscal quarters..

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog April 25, 2022

Announcing the Climate Innovation Challenge—grants to support cutting-edge earth research - Climate Innovation Challenge grants provide scientists with Google Cloud research credits, so they can better address our urgent climate challenge.

Compute Engine Official Blog April 18, 2022

Is there a limit to Cloud VMs? A conversation - In this week's "VM End to End,” Carter and Brian discuss cutting-edge technology, really pushing Cloud Compute machines to the limit.

Document AI Official Blog April 18, 2022

Automating income taxes with Document AI - In the United States, Tax Season descends upon the country every April, requiring millions of Americans to spend hours deciphering cryptic documents and performing complex math just to figure out what they owe. Lending Document AI from Google Cloud supports common document types used for Income Tax Filing, such as W-2s and 1099s. This article illustrates how to build a Tax Processing Pipeline using Document AI.

Official Blog Storage April 18, 2022

The definitive guide to databases on Google Cloud: Part 1 - Data modeling basics - In this blog we discuss the business attributes, technical aspects, design questions, considerations to keep in mind while “Designing the Database Model”.

Cloud Speech API Official Blog April 18, 2022

Your ultimate guide to Speech on Google Cloud - From speech-to-text to natural language processing, from captions to chatbots, learn how to do more with Google Cloud Speech AI.

Cloud Dataproc Kubernetes Official Blog Serverless Spark April 18, 2022

Running Spark on Kubernetes with Dataproc - Derive benefits from fully automated, most scalable and cost optimized Kubernetes service for your Spark and open source workloads.

BigQuery Data Analytics Data Loss Prevention API Official Blog April 18, 2022

Automatic data risk management for BigQuery using DLP - Automatic DLP for BigQuery, a fully managed service that continuously scans your data to give visibility of data risk, is now generally available.

Official Blog SRE April 18, 2022

Introducing the Google SRE Prodcast - Discover Prodcast, Google’s Site Reliability Engineering Podcast. This limited-edition series explores fundamental topics in reliability engineering from the perspective of experienced Google SREs.

Data Analytics Official Blog April 18, 2022

BigQuery Omni innovations enhance customer experience to combine data with cross cloud analytics - Use BigQuery Omni’s single-pane-of-glass to analyze data across clouds and build pipeless pipelines to drive advanced analytics.

Cloud Bigtable GCP Experience Official Blog April 18, 2022

Moloco handles 5 million+ ad requests per second with Cloud Bigtable - Moloco uses Cloud Bigtable to build their ad tech platform and process 5+ million ad requests per second.

Official Blog Optimization AI April 18, 2022

Google Cloud launches Optimization AI: Cloud Fleet Routing API to help customers make route planning easier - Google Cloud Optimization AI: Cloud Fleet Routing API to improve last-mile fleet planning and management.

App Engine Cloud Run Official Blog Python April 18, 2022

Follow the pink pony: A story of CSRF, managed services, and unicorns - One engineer's story into the depths of managed services, web server gateway interfaces, and magic strings.

App Engine Cloud Operations Official Blog April 18, 2022

Some beans and gems, some snakes and elephants, with Java 17, Ruby 3, Python 3.10 and PHP 8.1 in App Engine and Cloud Functions - New Java, Ruby, Python, and PHP runtimes for Google App Engine and Cloud Functions, with bundled services.

Infrastructure Official Blog April 18, 2022

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

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog April 18, 2022

Meet the people of Google Cloud: Grace Mollison, solutions architect and professional problem solver - Hear how Grace Mollison, a Google Cloud solutions architect, solves customer problems with empathy.

Cloud Memorystore Official Blog Python April 18, 2022

Using Memorystore for Redis to cache your Django applications - With the release of Django 4.0, Redis is now a core supported caching backend. Learn how to implement caching for your Django deployments on Google Cloud.

Cloud SQL Official Blog April 18, 2022

Up for an update? Cloud SQL launches support for in-place upgrades - You can now upgrade your PostgreSQL and SQL Server instances in-place to the latest major version.

Cloud Bigtable Official Blog April 18, 2022

Easy CSV importing into Cloud Bigtable - Learn how to use Bigtable by importing data using the CSV import functionality in the Bigtable command line tool.

Data Analytics Official Blog April 18, 2022

Top 5 Takeaways from Data Cloud Summit ‘22 - Data Cloud Summit 2022 was a great success thanks to all of our customers, partners, and members of the data community. Here’s what you missed.

GCP Certification Official Blog April 18, 2022

Introducing the Professional Cloud Database Engineer certification - Google Cloud announced the new Professional Cloud Database Engineer certification, to help database engineers be ready for today’s changing environment.

Official Blog Security April 18, 2022

What's new with Cloud EKM - This blog post represents a roundup of major functionality that has been added to Cloud EKM since it was first launched to GA.

Certificate Manager Official Blog April 18, 2022

On-demand training for Google Workspace—from beginner to advanced - Explore cloud-based productivity tools with online and in-person Google Workspace training for all experience levels.

Big Data Official Blog April 18, 2022

Hands-on learning lab: Stream Google Cloud data into Splunk Cloud - Google Cloud and Splunk’s hands on lab takes you through core scenarios for data ingestion and data input in Google Cloud in 90 minutes or less.

Compute Engine Official Blog April 11, 2022

How to manage data on Cloud VMs: A conversation - Why VMs are some of Google’s most trusted and reliable offerings, and how VMs benefit companies operating at scale in the cloud.

BigQuery Cloud Dataproc Official Blog Vertex AI April 11, 2022

Announcing Serverless Spark components for Vertex AI Pipelines - You can use Vertex AI Pipelines to automate ML workflows in conjunction with Dataproc for running serverless Spark workloads!

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Vertex AI April 11, 2022

MLOps in BigQuery ML with Vertex AI Model Registry - Vertex AI Model Registry enables new capabilities within BigQuery ML. Learn how to streamline model management and easily deploy models for real time predictions.

Analytics Hub Data Analytics Official Blog April 11, 2022

Securely exchange data and analytics assets at scale with Analytics Hub, now available in Preview - Efficiently and securely exchange valuable data and analytics assets across organizational boundaries with Analytics Hub. Start your free trial today.

Cloud Bigtable Cloud Firestore Cloud Memorystore Cloud Spanner Cloud SQL Official Blog April 11, 2022

Google Cloud’s key investment areas to accelerate your database transformation - This blog focuses on the 6 key database investment areas that help you accelerate your digital transformation journey.

Cloud SQL Official Blog April 11, 2022

Database observability for developers: announcing Cloud SQL Insights for MySQL (in preview) - Learn how Cloud SQL Insights for MySQL provides database observability for developers.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog April 11, 2022

Now in preview, BigQuery search features provide a simple way to pinpoint unique elements in data of any size - Now in preview, BigQuery search features provide a simple way to pinpoint unique elements in data of any size.

Data Analytics Official Blog Serverless Spark April 11, 2022

Introducing Serverless Spark for interactive development - Integrations with Vertex AI, BigQuery, and Dataproc for GKE make Serverless Spark ready for interactive development.

Cloud Bigtable NoSQL Official Blog April 11, 2022

How to migrate from Apache HBase to Cloud Bigtable with Live Migrations - Making it easier to migrate from HBase to Bigtable—a fully managed service that is compatible with the open source HBase API.

GCP Certification Official Blog April 11, 2022

Train your organization on Google Cloud Skills Boost - To help more than 40 million people build cloud skills, Google Cloud has launched new enterprise level features on Google Cloud Skills Boost.

Data Analytics Data Studio Looker Official Blog April 11, 2022

Bringing together the best of both sides of BI with Looker and Data Studio - Get the self-serve speed you need with the certainty of central BI by integrating Looker and Data Studio.

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.

BigLake Data Analytics Official Blog April 11, 2022

BigLake: unifying data lakes and data warehouses across clouds - BigLake unifies data warehouses and data lakes into a consistent format for faster data analytics across Google Cloud and open source formats and engines.

Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI April 11, 2022

Price optimization notebook for apparel retail using Google Vertex AI - We demonstrate how to build a custom demand forecasting and price optimization solution on top of Vertex AI, Google Cloud’s data science platform.

Data Analytics Official Blog April 11, 2022

Meet Google’s unified data and AI offering - By bridging data and AI, data analysts can take advantage of user-friendly ML tools and data scientists get the most out of data. Built-in MLOps ensure AI work is ready for production.

Data Analytics Official Blog Security April 11, 2022

Build a secure data warehouse with the new security blueprint - Introducing our new security blueprint that helps enterprises build a secure data warehouse.

Cloud Spanner Data Analytics Official Blog April 11, 2022

Boost the power of your transactional data with Cloud Spanner change streams - Change streams track changes in your Spanner database and integrate this data with other systems for analytics, event triggering, and compliance.

Database Migration Service Official Blog April 11, 2022

Modernize your Oracle workloads to PostgreSQL with Database Migration Service, now in preview - Learn how to modernize your Oracle workloads to PostgreSQL with Database Migration Service on Google Cloud, now in preview.

Database Migration Service Official Blog Storage April 11, 2022

Accelerate your move to the cloud with the new Database Migration Program - Database Migration Program is a new and stress free approach to migrating self managed databases, whether on premises or in the cloud, to industry-leading, managed database services on Google Cloud.

DevOps Official Blog Terraform April 11, 2022

Meet Canadian compliance requirements with Protected B Landing Zone - Google Cloud has published a Terraform-based Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) template to help customers to ensure the foundational settings, policies, and folder structures are correctly configured in alignment with the Annex 4A - Profile 1 (PBMM and ITSG-33).

Infrastructure Official Blog April 11, 2022

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

Big Data Data Analytics Official Blog April 11, 2022

Limitless Data. All Workloads. For Everyone - Read about the newest innovations in data cloud announced at Google Cloud’s Data Cloud Summit.

GCP Experience Official Blog April 11, 2022

A migration story part 2: How NCR & Opus built better availability and resilience for card management in the cloud - Learn how NCR and Opus combined domain expertise with Google Cloud’s differentiating capabilities to deliver an improved card management solution in the cloud.

Error Reporting Official Blog April 11, 2022

Deliver exception messages through Slack and Webhooks for fast resolution - Error Reporting captures and collates application exceptions from your logs. Now use Slack and webhooks for alert notifications.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog April 11, 2022

Reduce scaling costs by up to 50% in Cloud Spanner with doubled provisioned storage - Spanner has doubled the storage-limit for Spanner instances from 2TB to 4TB per node to help optimize the cost of storage intensive workloads.

BigQuery Official Blog Vertex AI April 11, 2022

Announcing BigQuery and BigQuery ML operators for Vertex AI Pipelines - Announcing the official release of new BigQuery and BigQueryML components for Vertex AI Pipelines that help make it easier to operationalize BigQuery and BQML jobs in a Vertex AI Pipeline. It also provides an end-to-end example of using Dataflow, BigQuery and BigQuery ML components to predict the topic label of text documents using BQML and Dataflow.

Cloud Run Official Blog April 11, 2022

Deploy a coloring page generator in minutes with Cloud Run - In this post, you'll see how to create an image processing service and make it available online using minimal resources.

Compute Engine Official Blog April 4, 2022

What type of authentication is best for VMs? A conversation - Another episode of “VM End to End,” which is a series of curated conversations between a “VM skeptic” and a “VM enthusiast”. In this episode Carter need to know about identity, and about access. He wants to know why he can't just SSH into everything, or if he can. Brian and Emanuel Burgess have answers!

Cloud SQL Official Blog April 4, 2022

Bi-directional replication for Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL using logical replication - The blog post describes how to set up bidirectional replication on Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL using logical replication to serve multi-regional database read/write workloads.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog April 4, 2022

Introducing Active Assist recommendations for BigQuery capacity planning - Optimize BigQuery usage and capacity planning with insights and recommendations powered by Active Assist, part of Google Cloud’s AIOps solution.

DevOps Official Blog Skaffold April 4, 2022

Simplify your DevOps using Skaffold - How Google Cloud teams use Skaffold to simplify development process with Kubernetes.

Compute Engine Official Blog Terraform April 4, 2022

Force Terraform resource recreation - Automatically refresh a Terraform resource within Terraform.

Compute Engine Infrastructure Official Blog April 4, 2022

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

Official Blog Security April 4, 2022

Cloud CISO Perspectives: March 2022 - Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables shares his thoughts on the latest security updates from the Google Cybersecurity Action Team.

Google Distributed Cloud Edge Official Blog April 4, 2022

It’s official—Google Distributed Cloud Edge is generally available - New, fully managed Google Distributed Cloud Edge hardware enables new workloads at edge locations.

Cloud SQL Official Blog April 4, 2022

Using the local timezone with Cloud SQL for SQL Server - Ensure data consistency for datetime data when migrating to Cloud SQL for SQL Server.

Eventarc Official Blog Workflows April 4, 2022

Introducing Eventarc triggers for Workflows - Introducing Eventarc triggers for Workflows.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Public Datasets April 4, 2022

Enhance your analysis with new international Google Trends datasets in BigQuery - International Google Trends datasets now available in BigQuery to accelerate business insights.

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.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Serverless Spark April 4, 2022

Ingesting Google Cloud Storage files to BigQuery using Cloud Functions and Serverless Spark - Ingesting Google Cloud Storage files to BigQuery using Cloud Functions and Serverless Spark.

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.

Official Blog TensorFlow Vertex AI April 4, 2022

Add preprocessing functions to Tensorflow models and deploy on Vertex AI - Learn how to productionalize a TensorFlow image model on Vertex AI.

DevOps Monitoring Official Blog SRE April 4, 2022

Add severity levels to your alert policies in Cloud Monitoring - Add static and dynamic severity levels to your alert policies for easier triaging and include these in notifications when sent to 3rd party services.

HPC Official Blog April 4, 2022

Clouds in the cloud: Weather forecasting in Google Cloud - Learn to easily run the Weather Research and Forecast (WRF) model, how well it performs, and key optimizations on Google Cloud’s HPC platform.

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless April 4, 2022

Use Cloud Run "always-on" CPU allocation for background work - Feature launch post demonstrating use of Cloud Run "always-on" CPU allocation for background work.

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.

Compute Engine Official Blog March 28, 2022

How VMs are the Matryoshka doll of compute: A conversation - Join Brian, Carter, and a special guest as they explore why VMs are some of Google’s most trusted and reliable offerings, and how VMs benefit companies operating at scale in the cloud.

Cloud SQL Database Migration Service Official Blog March 28, 2022

Regain Cloud SQL disk space with Database Migration Service - Reducing disk size in place is difficult and can involve downtime for your database. Learn how to use DMS to minimize downtime while reclaiming disk space.

GCP Certification Official Blog March 28, 2022

Google Cloud Certification success story: Meet Gabby - This month we’d like to feature one particular certification journey of our colleague Gabby - Customer Engineer, Application Modernization at Google Cloud and a holder of four Google Cloud certifications. Read the interview with Gabby conducted by Magda, Head of Google Cloud Credentials and Certifications.

Compute Engine Infrastructure Official Blog March 28, 2022

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

Machine Learning Official Blog March 28, 2022

Meet AI’s multitool: Vector embeddings - Vector embeddings are one of machine learning’s most useful, least understood tools. Here’s what they’re good for.

BigQuery Data Analytics GIS Official Blog March 28, 2022

Using GeoJSON in BigQuery for geospatial analytics - Learn about BigQuery’s new geospatial support for geoJSON files and how to use it for spatial analytics.

Cloud Logging Cloud SDK Official Blog March 28, 2022

Automating log uploads with gcloud transfer - Using the gcloud transfer CLI, you can run large-scale data transfers. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create file system-to-cloud transfers.

BeyondCorp Certificate Authority Service IAM Official Blog Security March 28, 2022

Federated workload identity at scale made easy with CA Service - Google Cloud Certificate Authority Service has a simple solution for your workload certificate needs across cloud and on-premises environments.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog March 28, 2022

Disaster recovery simplified with Cloud Spanner CPU optimized backups - Reduce backup creation time, save costs, and enable disaster recovery with Cloud Spanner backups.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog March 28, 2022

Step-by-step guide to resolve DEADLINE_EXCEEDED errors on Cloud Spanner - Deadline Exceeded error occurs for many reasons. Here we describe various scenarios and provide a guide on how to investigate and resolve the issues.

Official Blog March 28, 2022

In case you missed it: Google Cloud Security Talks, Threat Detection & Response Edition - In case you missed it, join us for Google Cloud Security Talks focused on security operations and modernizing your approach to threat detection and response with Google.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog March 28, 2022

Architecting with Google Cloud - Architecting with Google Cloud is a video series that showcases innovative architectural solutions on Google Cloud by customers and partners. Each episode examines the most interesting and technically creative elements of each cloud architecture.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog March 28, 2022

Accelerating Government Compliance with Google Cloud’s Professional Service Organization - Google Cloud Professional Services Organization offers specialized engagements that can support customers with their cloud adoption, security and compliance journeys.

Cloud Data Fusion Data Analytics Official Blog March 28, 2022

Bulk import and exports with Cloud Data Fusion for Contact Center AI Insights made easy - Public availability of Contact Center AI (CCAI) Insights Accelerator in Cloud Data Fusion, an out-of-the-box approach to importing and exporting large amounts of data to and from Contact Center AI Insights.

Contact Center AI Official Blog March 28, 2022

Contact Center AI reimagines the customer experience through full end-to-end platform expansion - Google Cloud extends Contact Center AI with Contact Center AI Platform, adding CRM integration for end-to-end management of customer journeys.

Firebase Official Blog March 21, 2022

#FirebaserFriday: Frank van Puffelen - A monthly mini-profiles on Firebase team members, aka “Firebasers”, from all around the world!

Compute Engine Official Blog March 21, 2022

How to build reliable systems (with unreliable components): A conversation - “VM End to End,” which is a series of curated conversations between a “VM skeptic” and a “VM enthusiast”. This time they brought in Steve McGhee to tell us more about how to get reliability out of things.

Data Analytics Event Official Blog March 21, 2022

Ready to solve for the future? Data Cloud Summit '22 is coming April 6 - Hear from customers, leaders and builders from Google Cloud at Data Cloud Summit 2022 to get the insight you need for your data organization.

Official Blog Security March 21, 2022

Powering Security Operations with context-aware detections, alert prioritization and risk scoring in Google Chronicle - In case you missed it, join us for Google Cloud Security Talks focused on security operations and modernizing your approach to threat detection and response with Google.

Eventarc Official Blog Terraform March 21, 2022

Creating Eventarc triggers with Terraform - Learn how to create Eventarc triggers with Terraform.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog March 21, 2022

Introducing Last Mile Fleet Solution: Maximize fleet performance from ecommerce order to doorstep delivery - Starting today, Last Mile Fleet Solution is available to help fleet operators create exceptional delivery experiences, from start to finish.

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless March 21, 2022

Scaling quickly to new markets with Cloud Run—a web modernization story - Moving from on-prem to cloud using serverless containers and PHP, a French news outlet more easily expands to reach new markets.

Cloud Memorystore Official Blog March 21, 2022

What’s new with Cloud Memorystore for Redis - Learn about the latest releases for Memorystore for Redis, Google Cloud managed Redis service.

Infrastructure Official Blog VMware Engine March 21, 2022

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

Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI March 21, 2022

Using Vertex AI for rapid model prototyping and deployment - Democratizing access to ML pipelines: bridging the gap between prototype and production models using low-code solutions provided to you by Vertex AI.

Business Google Cloud Platform Official Blog March 21, 2022

Customer Care portfolio: Flexible, scalable, robust support - The Google Cloud Customer Care portfolio offers a range of technical support options designed to optimize hybrid work environments.

Infrastructure Official Blog March 21, 2022

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

GCP Experience Google Maps Platform Official Blog March 21, 2022

How the CARTO platform enables the creation of advanced data visualizations with Google Maps Platform and deck.gl - Our team built an example app that visualizes a variety of data sources that show the potential for electrification of truck fleets in Texas. This app showcases the different types of advanced data visualizations that can be created with Google Maps Platform and deck.gl. Today, I want to share more details about the source of the data for these visualizations and how the CARTO platform enables this workflow.

Cloud Functions Official Blog Serverless March 21, 2022

Celebrating Pi Day with Cloud Functions - We're celebrating Pi Day 2022 with serverless pi calculations and a new Pi API demo using Cloud Functions (2nd gen).

Data Analytics Official Blog March 21, 2022

Data Governance in the Cloud - part 2 - Tools - Data governance tools and technologies to ensure security, compliance, and drive data democratization.

Official Blog March 21, 2022

Industry-leading reliability, global scale & open standards with Google Cloud Databases - Read how Google Cloud database services provide you the best options for industry-leading reliability, global scale & open standards, enabling you to make your next big idea a reality.

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.

Cloud Healthcare Event Official Blog March 14, 2022

HIMSS 2022: Improving health through data interoperability and natural language processing - At HIMSS 2022, Google Cloud showcases how data interoperability and natural language processing can help improve health outcomes.

GCP Experience Official Blog March 14, 2022

Mapping carbon pollution globally with satellites - As we continue to explore climate solutions using machine learning in our People & Planet AI YouTube series, we have been blown away by an amazing project called Climate TRACE.

Data Analytics Official Blog Security March 14, 2022

Introducing Community Security Analytics - Introducing Community Security Analytics, an open-source repository of queries for self-service security analytics to help you get started analyzing your Google Cloud logs and detecting potential threats to your workloads & data.

Official Blog March 14, 2022

To agility and beyond: How Lowe’s evolved app dev and deployment with Google Cloud services - Kyle Amboyer, Director of Information Security Architecture at Lowes, explains how Google Cloud services enabled the home improvement giant to create a platform for engineering that transformed not only ecommerce but how it deploys all its software.

BigQuery Data Analytics GIS Official Blog March 14, 2022

ArcGIS and BigQuery - a match made for geodata - Learn how to use power of BigQuery inside Esri ArcGIS to analyze geospatial or location data at scale.

Official Blog reCAPTCHA Security March 14, 2022

Protect your users’ accounts with reCAPTCHA Enterprise’s account defender - Account defender, available today in public preview, is a feature in reCAPTCHA Enterprise that analyzes the patterns of behavior for an individual account.

BigQuery Cloud Spanner Data Analytics Official Blog March 14, 2022

How Spanner and BigQuery work together to handle transactional and analytical workloads - We’ll discuss how Cloud Spanner and BigQuery are a match made in heaven, and can be used together to process transactions at scale and generate real-time insights to deliver amazing customer experiences.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog March 14, 2022

Maximize your Cloud Spanner savings with new committed use discounts - Get up to 40% discount on Spanner compute capacity with committed use discounts. Drive higher utilization by applying discounts across projects and regions.

Official Blog Serverless March 14, 2022

Evolving to a programmable cloud - In a programmable cloud, serverless products can help build applications that deliver data insights, fast.

Cloud Run Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog Serverless March 14, 2022

The L’Oréal Beauty Tech Data Platform - A data story of terabytes and serverless - Data warehousing at L’Oréal got a makeover when the company selected BigQuery and Cloud Run as the basis for its revamped data analytics platform.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog March 14, 2022

Learn how to stream JSON data into BigQuery using the new BigQuery Storage Write API - Walks through a code example that streams GitHub commit data to BigQuery for real-time analysis.

Cloud Spanner Monitoring Official Blog OpenTelemetry March 14, 2022

Leveraging OpenTelemetry to democratize Cloud Spanner Observability - This blog discusses Cloud Spanner's new OpenTelemetery receiver, using which customers can now consume Spanner metrics in their choice of APM tooling.

Cloud Data Fusion Data Analytics Official Blog SAP March 14, 2022

Google Cloud Cortex Framework: Connect SAP data via Cloud Data Fusion - Learn how Cloud Data Fusion provides scalable data integration pipelines to help consolidate a customer’s SAP and non-SAP datasets within BigQuery.

Official Blog SAP March 14, 2022

What’s happening in your SAP systems? Find out with Pacemaker Alerts - The cluster alerting enables the system administrator to be notified about critical events of the enterprise workloads in GCP like the SAP solutions.

Cloud Logging Official Blog March 14, 2022

Get more insights from your Java applications logs - Wire your application logs with more information without adding a single line of code and get more insights with the new version of the Java library.

Mainframe Official Blog March 14, 2022

Micro Focus Enterprise Server blueprint available for Google Cloud - Micro Focus Enterprise Server Google Cloud blueprint performs an automated deployment of Enterprise Server inside a new VPC or existing VPC.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog March 7, 2022

Event Monitoring with explanations on the Google Cloud - New production ML solution to monitor events in IT and industrial operations and explain their symptoms; such as IT infra, IoT, Clouds, applications.

Cloud Speech API Official Blog March 7, 2022

Google Cloud Text-to-Speech API now supports custom voices - Google Cloud’s Text-to-Speech API now supports custom voices to help businesses differentiate their brands and deliver better customer experiences.

DevOps Official Blog Security March 7, 2022

How Google Cloud helps you to architect for DR when you have locality restricted workloads - Using Google Cloud to architect for disaster recovery (DR) to meet location-specific requirements.

Cloud SDK Official Blog Terraform March 7, 2022

Build your perfect Google Cloud infrastructure using Terraform and the gcloud CLI - Learn more about how declarative export allows you to export the current state of your infrastructure into a descriptive file compatible with Terraform.

Cloud SDK Official Blog March 7, 2022

Redesigning the Cloud SDK + CLI for easier development - Learn more about the simplified Cloud SDK and gCloud CLI for Google Cloud developers.

Compute Engine Infrastructure Official Blog March 7, 2022

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

Cloud Spanner Official Blog March 7, 2022

Launching new feature or games on existing Cloud Spanner database with Load Generator Tool - Games want to plan for a knife-edge traffic growth pattern, and can use the Cloud Spanner Load Generator tool to prepare their Cloud Spanner database.

Billing Official Blog March 7, 2022

Customizing time ranges for budgets in the console - The Google Cloud Console now allows you to configure custom time ranges for your budgets!

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.

Knative Official Blog March 7, 2022

Congratulations Knative on becoming part of the CNCF - Knative enters the CNCF as an incubating project.

Cloud SQL Official Blog March 7, 2022

Using VACUUM to accelerate transaction ID freezing in Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL - Accelerate the vacuum process on your Cloud SQL PostgreSQL instance to avoid transaction ID wraparound problem.

Monitoring Official Blog March 7, 2022

Google Cloud Managed Service for Prometheus is now generally available - Announcing the GA of Google Cloud Managed Service for Prometheus for the collection, storage, and querying of Kubernetes metrics.

Official Blog Vertex AI March 7, 2022

Vertex Forecast: An overview - An overview of Vertex Forecast.

Error Reporting Official Blog Serverless March 7, 2022

Quickly troubleshoot application errors with Error Reporting - Automatically surface application exceptions in a convenient dashboard and get notified of their existence with Error Reporting.

Official Blog Security March 7, 2022

Cloud CISO Perspectives: February 2022 - Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables shares his thoughts on the latest security updates from the Google Cybersecurity Action Team.

GCP Experience Official Blog March 7, 2022

USAA and Google Cloud: modernizing insurance operations with machine learning - This story covers the technical architecture and approach used by USAA and Google Cloud to modernize insurance operations using machine learning.

Official Blog Serverless March 7, 2022

Showing the speed of serverless through hackathon solutions - Google Cloud Easy as Pie Hackathon, the results are in.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog March 7, 2022

Kubernetes: Ready for a starring role at the movies, and in your architecture? - Google Kubernetes Engine is the most automated, scalable and easy to use service in the market for developing and securing applications.

HPC NetApp Official Blog March 7, 2022

Accelerate Cloud EDA workflows with NetApp and Google Cloud - Google Cloud and NetApp’s ability to “burst to cloud”, seamlessly spinning up compute and storage on demand accelerates EDA design testing.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog PyTorch Feb. 28, 2022

PyTorch on Google Cloud: Blog series recap - This blog post has a list of all the posts published as part of PyTorch on Google Cloud blog series.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Feb. 28, 2022

Migrating a PHP application to use Cloud Spanner - How to convert a PHP application to use Cloud Spanner using Magento as an example.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Feb. 28, 2022

Ready, set, launch! Cloud Spanner makes application launches easier with warmup and benchmarking tool. - To achieve the powers of consistency, scale and availability by default Cloud Spanner has a built-in mechanism to automatically shard your database and provide a transparent and seamless experience. This blog introduces a tool to expedite the automatic sharding for big scale launch and promotions.

Cloud Marketplace Infrastructure Official Blog Feb. 28, 2022

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

Machine Learning Official Blog Feb. 28, 2022

Developing high-quality ML solutions - Practices for developing quality ML solutions for each stage of the MLOps lifecycle.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 28, 2022

Google Cloud Data Heroes Series: Meet Lynn, a cloud architect equipping bioinformatic researchers with genomic-scale data pipelines on GCP - Google Cloud introduces their Data Hero series with a profile on Lynn Langit, a data cloud architect, educator, and developer on GCP.

Event Official Blog Feb. 28, 2022

Join us for Google Cloud Security Talks: Threat Detection & Response Edition - Join us for Google Cloud Security Talks focused on security operations. Learn how to modernize your approach to threat detection and response with Google.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 28, 2022

Five reasons to join our Public Sector Connect community - The public sector has an untapped problem-solving superpower: each other. Join like-minded problem solvers and innovators in Google Cloud’s Public Sector Connect.

Data Analytics Dataplex Official Blog Feb. 28, 2022

Build a data mesh on Google Cloud with Dataplex, now generally available - Dataplex centrally manage, monitor, and govern data across distributed data, and make it securely accessible to a variety of analytics tools.

Anthos Java Migration Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Introducing Google Cloud's Tomcat migration tooling - This article describes how practitioners can easily migrate existing Tomcat workloads from virtual machines to Google Cloud’s container platforms.

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.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Streaming data into BigQuery using Storage Write API - Using BigQuery Storage Write API in Beam pipelines.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Google data experts share top data practitioner skills needed in 2022 - Top data analytics skills to learn in 2022 as a data practitioner, Google Cloud experts weigh in.

Compute Engine Official Blog Security Feb. 21, 2022

Strengthen protection for your GCE VMs with new FIDO security key support - FIDO security keys can be used to authenticate to Google Compute Engine (GCE) virtual machine (VM) instances that use OS Login service.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Cloud Spanner myths busted - The blog talks about the 7 most common myths and elaborates the truth for each of the myths.

Official Blog Timeseries Insights Feb. 21, 2022

Introducing Timeseries Insights API: real-time forecasting and anomaly detection over trillions of events - Google Cloud’s Timeseries Insights API helps businesses act on event-driven data.

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.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Cloud SQL launches support for IAM Conditions and Tags - With IAM Conditions and Tags, you have powerful tools to institute finer-grained administrative and connection access control for your databases.

Event Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Announcing Google Cloud 2022 Summits [frequently updated] - Join the Google Cloud Summit series to explore the latest in data, machine learning, collaboration, security, sustainability, and more.

Cloud Memorystore Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Scaling to new heights with Cloud Memorystore and Envoy - Learn how to scale your Google Cloud Memorystore for Redis database for high volume use cases in just a few minutes with the help of Envoy proxy.

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.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Introducing a Google Cloud architecture diagramming tool - Introducing the Google Cloud Architecture Diagramming Tool to help you create, visualize and define the vision of your cloud use case and deploy it.

Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Central States CIO Pat Moroney’s parting thoughts on transformation, cloud and feeding the pigeons - CIOs are joining the masses in the Great Resignation. Central States Funds CIO Pat Moroney shares career highs and lows transforming IT.

Official Blog Serverless Feb. 21, 2022

Think serverless: tips for early-stage startups - Google Cloud tips for early-stage startups, from leveraging serverless to maximizing cloud credits to comparing managed services.

Infrastructure Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

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

GCP Experience Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Vimeo builds a fully responsive video platform on Google Cloud - The video platform Vimeo leverages managed database services from Google Cloud to serve up billions of views around the world each day.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Back by popular demand: Google Cloud products in 4 words or less (2022 edition) - Google Cloud offers lots of products to support a wide variety of use cases. But how do you even know where to start?! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We have created a set of resources that makes it easy to familiarize yourself with the Google Cloud ecosystem. You can use these resources to quickly get up to speed on different products and choose those that you're most interested in for a deeper dive into documentation and other available resources.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Teradata Feb. 21, 2022

Speed up your Teradata migration with the BigQuery Permission Mapper tool - The BigQuery Permission Mapper tool eases the migration of a customer’s Teradata access rights codes to Google Cloud IAM by automating the permissions mapping process between the two data warehouse solutions.

Official Blog Workspace Feb. 21, 2022

Unleash collaboration with new experiences in Google Workspace - We’re making smart canvas in Google Workspace even more powerful, with auto summaries in Docs, pageless format, and new smart chips.

Official Blog PyTorch Vertex AI Feb. 21, 2022

Orchestrating PyTorch ML Workflows on Vertex AI Pipelines - In this blog post, we show how to build and orchestrate ML pipelines for training and deploying PyTorch models on Google Cloud Vertex AI using Vertex AI Pipelines.

Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Free your mainframe data with data-first digitization - By moving mainframe data to Google Cloud, data-first digitization allows you to integrate your mainframe with BigQuery and other industry solutions.

NoSQL Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Data modernization with Google Cloud and MongoDB Atlas - Why MongoDB Atlas on Google Cloud can be considered a modern database, it also provides common use cases and reference architectures for different scenarios.

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.

Data Analytics Document AI Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Add intelligence to your document processing with Google's Enterprise Knowledge Graph - Enterprise Knowledge Graph normalizes and enriches Document AI extracted entities with real world knowledge.

Cloud Functions Official Blog Serverless Feb. 21, 2022

Supercharge your event-driven architecture with new Cloud Functions (2nd gen) - The next generation of our Cloud Functions Functions-as-a-Service platform gives you more features, control, performance, scalability and events sources.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

To user-friendly SQL with love from BigQuery - BigQuery expands user-friendly SQL with support for new data types, SQL expressions and scripting control statements, table copy DDL and information schema views.

BigQuery Firebase Machine Learning Official Blog Feb. 21, 2022

Using Machine Learning to optimize mobile game experiences - Train ML model based on Google Analytics for Firebase and use in Firebase application.

Anthos Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Learn why and how to migrate monolithic workloads to containers - This article describes reasons for shifting monolithic VMs to lightweight containers and how to get started using Migrate for Anthos and GKE.

Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Why you should be using Flex templates for your Dataflow deployments - This blog describes best security, CI/CD and development practices when using Dataflow Flex Templates.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Here's what to know about changes to kubectl authentication coming in GKE v1.25 - Starting with GKE v1.25, you will need to download and use a new kubectl plugin called “gke-gcloud-auth-plugin” to authenticate to GKE.

Cloud Scheduler Official Blog Serverless Feb. 14, 2022

Cloud Scheduler: Now available across 23 GCP Regions - Launch announcement for Google Cloud Scheduler service availability in 23 new GCP Regions.

Cloud Healthcare Official Blog Security Feb. 14, 2022

How healthcare can strengthen its own cybersecurity resilience - Building resilience in healthcare cybersecurity may feel daunting, but lessons from exposure therapy and using core concepts can lead to big wins.

Cloud Storage Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Improving the availability of your Cloud Storage: Automatic retries in client libraries - An overview of automatic retries in Cloud Storage client libraries and some background on how they work.

Business Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Expanding resources and teams for customer success - Google Cloud continues to deepen its commitment to customer success by expanding consulting services through Global Delivery Centers.

Official Blog Security SRE Feb. 14, 2022

Achieving Autonomic Security Operations: Automation as a Force Multiplier - Your Security Operations Center (SOC) can learn a lot from what IT operations learned during the SRE revolution. In this post of the series, we plan to extract the lessons for your SOC centered on another SRE principle - automation as a force multiplier.

Official Blog Vertex AI Feb. 14, 2022

Build, deploy, and scale ML models faster with Vertex AI’s new training features - How Local Mode and Auto-Container Packaging in Google Cloud’s Vertex AI help you to train machine learning models faster.

Compute Engine HPC Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Introducing Compute Optimized VMs powered by AMD EPYC processors - We’ve increased your Compute Engine choices with new C2D Compute Optimized VMs with the 3rd Generation AMD EPYC Processor (code-named Milan).

Anthos GKE Autopilot Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Managed Istio-based service mesh on our managed GKE clusters: Anthos Service Mesh comes to GKE Autopilot - GKE Autopilot with Istio-powered Anthos Service mesh provides a fully managed service mesh and Kubernetes cluster for your microservices deployments.

Cloud Run GKE Autopilot Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

How tech companies and startups get to market faster with containers on Google Cloud - Google Cloud’s whitepaper explores how startups and tech companies can move faster with a managed container platform.

BigQuery Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

How Wayfair says yes with BigQuery—without breaking the bank - BigQuery’s performance and cost optimization have transformed Wayfair’s internal analytics to create an environment of "yes".

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Vertex AI Feb. 14, 2022

Unified data and ML: 5 ways to use BigQuery and Vertex AI together - Vertex AI is a single platform with every tool you need to build, deploy, and scale ML models. Get started quickly with five easy integrations between Vertex AI and BigQuery.

Compute Engine Official Blog Workflows Feb. 14, 2022

Long-running containers with Workflows and Compute Engine - Long-running containers with Workflows and Compute Engine.

Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI Feb. 14, 2022

Celebrating National Muffin Day with machine learning - Using machine learning and Vertex AI to develop a muffin recipe to celebrate National Muffin Day.

Billing Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Know more, spend less: how GKE cost optimization insights help you optimize Kubernetes - Using the GKE cost optimization insights feature can help you discover optimization opportunities across your Google Kubernetes Engine environment.

Official Blog Storage Feb. 14, 2022

Yugabyte Cloud offers database scale AND transactional consistency - Yugabyte Cloud brings the best of both cloud and RDBMS database architectures to businesses and developers worldwide.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

3 ways Dataflow is delivering 50%+ productivity boost and cost savings to customers - Deliver 50% + productivity boost and cost savings with less than 6 month payback with Dataflow’s unified batch and streaming ETL platform.

Cloud Filestore Official Blog SAP Feb. 14, 2022

Filestore Enterprise: File-sharing done right for SAP customers - Learn how Filestore Enterprise gives SAP customers a high-availability regional file-sharing service with a 99.99% SLA.

Official Blog reCAPTCHA Security Feb. 14, 2022

Five ways to stop automated website attacks with reCAPTCHA Enterprise - Bots threaten daily online activity for government agencies, costing billions. Reduce or eliminate the risk of automated website attacks with reCAPTCHA Enterprise.

GCP Experience Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Lift and shift: Lessons for video media applications - Google Cloud partners with media software Vizrt to unlock the full power of cloud for broadcasting. Here’s what they learned.

Cloud Spanner Monitoring Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Troubleshooting application performance on Cloud Spanner with OpenCensus - Debugging Cloud Spanner with client-side OpenCensus metrics including round-trip latency and gfe_latency.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Scaling read-only workloads on Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL with HAProxy - Use Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL with HAProxy to deploy a load balancing solution for read queries, with automatic configuration and replica detection.

Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Measure and maximize the value of Data Science and AI teams - Suggestions to measure and maximize the value of artificial intelligence teams. Learn from customer cases and how they delivered and measured value.

Cloud Security Command Center Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Protecting customers against cryptomining threats with VM Threat Detection in Security Command Center - Extending threat detection in Security Command Center with Virtual Machine Threat Detection.

NodeJS Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Google Cloud moves Cloud Client Libraries for Node.js support for version 10 to Maintenance - Google Cloud: Cloud Client Libraries for Node.js moves support for Node.js version 10 to maintenance mode.

Cloud Firestore Firebase Official Blog Feb. 14, 2022

Accept Payments with Cloud Firestore and Google Pay - Firebase extension for an app to accept payments from Google Pay users using one or more of the many supported Payment Service Providers, without the need to invoke their individual APIs.

Official Blog Workflows Feb. 7, 2022

Implementing the saga pattern in Workflows - Implementing the saga pattern in Workflows.

Cloud Speech API Official Blog Feb. 7, 2022

Unveiling a new visual user interface for Google Cloud’s Speech-to-Text API - Developers can more leverage Google Cloud’s Speech-to-Text API in Google Cloud Console’s visual interface.

Cloud Build Infrastructure Official Blog Feb. 7, 2022

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

Cloud Pub/Sub Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 7, 2022

Pub/Sub Lite low cost messaging, now with higher availability - To provide cost-conscious customers with higher availability, Pub/Sub Lite offers regional topics that are stored across two zones.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 7, 2022

How to build a digital commerce platform on Google Cloud - How to build a digital commerce platform on Google Cloud.

Data Analytics Official Blog Serverless Spark Feb. 7, 2022

Simplify data processing and data science jobs with Serverless Spark, now available on Google Cloud - Spark on Google Cloud, Serverless and Integrated for Data Science and ETL jobs.

GCP Certification Official Blog Feb. 7, 2022

Access role-based Google Cloud training free of charge - Free Cloud Architect, Cloud Engineer, Data Analyst, Data Engineer, DevOps Engineer, Machine Learning Engineer, and Cloud Developer training.

Official Blog Workspace Feb. 7, 2022

Unlock collaboration with Google Workspace Essentials - Introducing Google Workspace Essentials Starter, a no-cost offering to bring modern collaboration to work.

Event Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 7, 2022

Save the date for Google Cloud Next: October 11–13, 2022 - Mark October 11–13, 2022, in your calendar, and sign up at g.co/cloudnext to get updates.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog Feb. 7, 2022

Looking to build a recommendation system on Google Cloud? Leverage the following guidelines to identify the right solution for you (Part I) - The goal of this first post in the blog series is to introduce the different paths to recommendation systems on GCP and establish better criteria for when to use which solution.

Anthos Official Blog Serverless Feb. 7, 2022

Google Cloud is a Leader in The Forrester Wave: Public Cloud Container Platforms, Q1 2022 - Google Cloud’s Container Platforms (GKE, Anthos, Cloud Run) named a Leader in the Forrester Wave: Public Cloud Container Platforms, Q1 2022 report.

Assured workloads Official Blog Feb. 7, 2022

Strengthening our European data sovereignty offerings with Assured Workloads for EU - Assured Workloads for EU on Google Cloud is now generally available to help address customer requirements for data residency and data sovereignty.

BigQuery Official Blog Feb. 7, 2022

BigQuery Write API explained: An overview of the Write API - Introducing the BigQuery Write API, how it compares to existing data ingestion methods into BigQuery, and how to get started with it.

Compute Engine Official Blog Feb. 7, 2022

Introducing new Cloud Client Libraries for Compute Engine - General availability of the Google Cloud Client Libraries for Compute Engine, which provides a more idiomatic style for each programming language.

Data Science Official Blog Feb. 7, 2022

Intro to data science on Google Cloud - Overview of the data science workflow on Google Cloud, from data engineering, data analysis, model development, ML engineering and orchestration.

Cloud Functions Document AI Official Blog Serverless Workflows Feb. 7, 2022

Smarter applications with Document AI, Workflows and Cloud Functions - With Document AI, process your files to get structured data, organize your business processes with Workflows, and Cloud Functions to customize for your users' needs.

Official Blog Security Feb. 7, 2022

Cloud CISO Perspectives: January 2022 - Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables shares his thoughts on the latest security updates from the Google Cybersecurity Action Team.

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.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog SAP Feb. 7, 2022

BigQuery Connector for SAP: Power your cloud data analytics strategy - This announcement blog describes the capabilities and benefits of the real-time BigQuery Connector for SAP.

GCP Certification Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

This year, resolve to become a certified Professional Cloud Developer – here’s how - Follow this Google Cloud Skills Boost learning path to help you earn your Google Cloud Professional Developer certification.

Official Blog VMware Engine Jan. 31, 2022

Optimize the cost of your Google Cloud VMware Engine deployments - Learn how to optimize the cost of your Google Cloud VMware Engine deployments.

API Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Consensual Embedded Finance is safer and more fun - Consent management is a key component of an Embedded Finance solution. The article explains the building blocks required for such a solution and how they work together in Google Cloud Platform.

Business Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Expanding support for early-stage startups on Google Cloud - Google for Startups and Google Cloud have joined forces to expand support for investor-backed startups including a dedicated startup success team, cloud credits for two years, technical guidance and more.

Blockchain Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Google Cloud launches new dedicated Digital Assets Team - Google Cloud launches a new, dedicated Digital Assets Team to help underpin the blockchain ecosystems of the future. Whether you're implementing blockchain strategies or blockchain-native, you can rely on Google Cloud’s scalable, secure, and sustainable infrastructure.

Cloud Bigtable Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Cloud Bigtable launches Autoscaling plus new features for optimizing costs and improved manageability - Cloud Bigtable launches autoscaling that automatically adds or removes capacity in response to the changing demand for your applications.

Cloud Bigtable Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Bigtable Autoscaling: Deep dive and cost saving analysis - Bigtable now supports autoscaling. In this post we'll look at when and how to use it, analyze autoscaling in action, and see its impact on database costs.

Compute Engine Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Google Tau VMs deliver over 40% price-performance advantage to customers - When used with GKE, Tau VM customers reported strong price/performance and full x86 compatibility from this general-purpose VM.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Announcing Quick Builder, a new low-code tool for you to build location-based experiences - Quick Builder is an intuitive tool to discover, explore, and deploy recommended APIs for your mapping needs.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Google Cloud now the most favored platform for research globally, according to Ipsos - Google Cloud is now the most favored platform for researchers globally, according to Ipsos.

Cloud Operations Data Analytics Official Blog Vertex AI Jan. 31, 2022

Optimize your applications using Google Vertex AI Vizier - Software performance Optimization using novel Bayesian Optimization and Evolutionary Search algos with Google Vizier instead of traditional Operational Research methods.

Cloud Bigtable Cloud Spanner GCP Experience Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Sabre chose Bigtable and Cloud Spanner to serve more than 1 billion travelers annually - As a company that makes software for the travel industry, Sabre uses Google Cloud database services to fly higher.

App Engine Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Open sourcing the App Engine Standard Java runtime - The Google App Engine Standard Java runtime has been released as open source.

AppSheet Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

From “hidden secret” to open secret: The year ahead for AppSheet - How AppSheet, Google’s no-code platform, continues to innovate in 2022.

Cloud Deploy Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Google Cloud Deploy, now GA, makes it easier to do continuous delivery to GKE - Google Cloud Deploy managed service, now GA, makes it easier to do continuous delivery to Google Kubernetes Engine.

Migration Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Is a cloud migration on your to do list? Our top stories from 2021 can help - Thinking about migrating to Google Cloud in 2022? Here’s what to catch up on from 2021!

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Applications are now open for the second Google Cloud Accelerator Canada Cohort - We’re inviting Canadian cloud-native technology startups to apply for the second Google Cloud Accelerator Canada cohort.

Dialogflow Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Test Cases in Dialogflow CX - This blog post explains how to setup Test Cases for your Dialogflow CX Agent.

BigQuery Data Analytics Looker Machine Learning Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Explaining machine learning models to business users using BigQueryML and Looker - Explainable AI can help business users understand why a machine learning model makes a prediction. In this post, we show how BigQuery and Looker make it easier to build interpretable AI models.

Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Google Cloud expands higher education credits to 8 countries in Africa - Google Cloud provides research credits as well as teaching and learning credits to eight African countries.

Firebase Official Blog Jan. 31, 2022

Everything you need to know about Remote Config’s latest personalization feature - A closer look at Remote Config, how it differs from A/B testing, and how you can use it today to grow your business.

Machine Learning Official Blog PyTorch Jan. 24, 2022

PyTorch/XLA: Performance debugging on Cloud TPU VM: Part III - In this blog post, we introduce concepts to generate and analyze traces to debug PyTorch training performance on TPU VM.

Data Analytics Infrastructure Official Blog Serverless Jan. 24, 2022

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

Cloud Code Kubernetes Official Blog Skaffold Jan. 24, 2022

Develop and debug Kubernetes microservice applications fast with Cloud Code and Skaffold modules - With Skaffold and Cloud Code, Google Cloud makes it easy for you to quickly develop and debug your Kubernetes microservice applications.

Official Blog Vertex AI Jan. 24, 2022

Bio-pharma organizations can now leverage the groundbreaking protein folding system, AlphaFold, with Vertex AI - How to run DeepMind’s AlphaFold on Google Cloud’s Vertex AI.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Jan. 24, 2022

Find products faster with the new All products page - Introducing the new Google Cloud All products page. Quickly navigate to products from one place. Explore products at a glance and save time.

Cloud Healthcare Official Blog Jan. 24, 2022

Developing and securing a platform for healthcare innovation with Google Cloud - Highmark Health and Google are using a technique called “secure-by-design” to address the security, privacy, and compliance aspects of bringing Living Health to life.

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 Data Fusion Data Analytics Official Blog Jan. 24, 2022

Encrypt Data Fusion data and metadata using Customer Managed Encryption Keys (CMEK) - General availability of Customer Managed Encryption Keys (CMEK) for encrypting Cloud Data Fusion data and metadata at-rest.

Cloud Data Fusion Data Analytics Official Blog SAP Jan. 24, 2022

Data Fusion SAP Connectors - Unlock the value of your SAP data on Google Cloud with Data Fusion SAP connectors.

Cloud Data Fusion Data Analytics Official Blog SAP Jan. 24, 2022

Data Fusion SAP accelerator for Procure 2 Pay - Google Cloud Data Fusion accelerator for SAP Procure to Pay, consisting of SAP connector, pipeline templates, target BigQuery schemas and Looker block.

Cloud Operations Official Blog Jan. 24, 2022

Webhook, Pub/Sub, and Slack Alerting notification channels launched - Announcing the general availability of the new Pub/Sub, Webhook, and Slack Notification channels.

Cloud Monitoring Cloud Operations Cloud Run Official Blog Jan. 24, 2022

Creating custom notifications with Cloud Monitoring and Cloud Run - A tutorial for writing and deploying customized Cloud Monitoring alert notifications to third party services.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Jan. 24, 2022

Keep tabs on your tables: Cloud SQL for MySQL launches database auditing - The Cloud SQL for MySQL Audit Plugin is an advanced enterprise-grade security plugin that offers advanced auditing features.

Infrastructure Official Blog VMware Engine Jan. 24, 2022

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

AI BigQuery Machine Learning Official Blog Jan. 24, 2022

BigQuery Explainable AI now in GA to help you interpret your machine learning models - BigQuery Explainable AI allows you to interpret your ML models.

Official Blog Vertex AI Jan. 24, 2022

How can demand forecasting approach real time responsiveness? Vertex AI makes it possible - AI is making it possible for retailers to do forecasting with near-real-time insights from a wealth of sources. Get granular with Vertex AI Forecast.

Official Blog Serverless Jan. 24, 2022

DevOps for tech companies and startups: Learn from over 32,000 professionals on how to drive success with Google Cloud’s DORA research - The 2021 State of DevOps Report is live and we want to help your organization continue to thrive with Google Cloud’s best DevOps practices.

Cloud SQL GCP Experience Official Blog Jan. 24, 2022

How Wayfair is modernizing, one database at a time - Wayfair migrated to Google Cloud database services because Cloud SQL and Cloud Spanner provided a clear path for shifting workloads to the cloud.

Cloud Firestore Official Blog Jan. 24, 2022

Understanding Firestore performance with Key Visualizer - Firestore Key Visualizer is now Generally Available! Try out the new interactive performance monitoring tool that helps you observe and maximize Firestore’s performance.

Cloud Logging Cloud Operations Data Analytics Official Blog Jan. 24, 2022

Patterns for better insights and troubleshooting with hybrid cloud logs - Read this blog to discover how Google Cloud is helping customers improve cost and get better insights from their apps and services with cloud logs.

Eventarc Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

Introducing the new Eventarc UI, Cloud Run for Anthos destinations - Introducing the new Eventarc UI, Cloud Run for Anthos destinations.

Google Cloud Platform Migration Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

10 questions to help boards safely maximize cloud opportunities - These 10 questions from a new Google Cloud whitepaper will help boards of directors safely guide their organizations through cloud migrations.

Cloud Bigtable GCP Experience Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

How Macy’s enhances the customer experience with Google Cloud services - Learn about Macy’s strategy regarding choosing cloud databases and how Macy’s pricing services leverage Cloud Bigtable under the hood.

GCP Certification Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

Technical Training Made Easy and Accessible, the Google Cloud way - Cloud engineers face a constant barrage of new cloud services, products, and innovations. By late 2021, Google alone had released thousands of new features across hundreds of services. Couple this with other technologies and service releases from other cloud service providers (CSPs), and it quickly becomes a Herculean task for engineers to navigate, consume and keep current on the ever changing technology landscape. This often leads to anxiety and frustration as engineers struggle to keep up. They are faced with a plethora of training options but often lack the time and funding to take advantage of them.

GCP Experience Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

Quantum Metric explores retail big data use cases on BigQuery - Explore three ways enterprises are leveraging Quantum Metric data in BigQuery to enhance the customer experience.

Machine Learning Official Blog PyTorch Jan. 17, 2022

PyTorch/XLA: Performance debugging on Cloud TPU VM: Part II - In this blog post, we build upon the concepts introduced in part-1 and apply these to analyze and improve performance for a case study involving a model graph with dynamic shapes.

BigQuery Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

How Bayer Crop Science uses BigQuery and geobeam to improve soil health - Understand how to use Google Cloud’s geospatial capabilities to modernize GIS workloads and build geospatial analytics at scale.

GCP Certification Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

2022 Resolution: Learn Google Cloud, free of charge - Technical practitioners and developers can start 2022 with free introductory training on how to use Google Cloud.

Data Analytics Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

Use graphs for smarter AI with Neo4j and Google Cloud Vertex AI - Solve many business analysis problems by representing them as graphs. Neo4j and Google Cloud Vertex AI make it easy to use AI with these data.

Ansible Cloud Operations Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

How to deploy the Google Cloud Ops Agent with Ansible - The Cloud Ops Agent has support for many different automation tools. This blog post outlines how to use Ansible to deploy the Ops Agent to monitor Nginx workloads.

Cloud Bigtable Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

Where is your Cloud Bigtable cluster spending its CPU? - Understanding the CPU usage of your Cloud Bigtable instance is paramount to optimizing performance and cost. We now allow you to visualize your Cloud Bigtable cluster’s CPU utilization and break it up by dimensions like app profile, table and method.

Official Blog Security Jan. 17, 2022

Megatrends drive cloud adoption—and improve security for all - These 8 megatrends fuel cloud adoption and also improve security for all. Here’s why they matter, and how to take advantage of them.

Data Analytics Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

Data governance in the cloud - part 1 - People and processes - The role of data governance, why it's important, and processes that need to be implemented to run an effective data governance program.

DevOps Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

The Google Cloud DevOps Awards: Final call for submissions! - The 2021 State of DevOps Report is live and we want to hear from you about your awards winning DevOps practices!

Dialogflow Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

Using a Subflow in Dialogflow CX - Subflows in Dialogflow CX allows for reuse and modularity while designing your Agents. This blog post explains how to use a subflow while designing your Dialogflow CX Agent.

GCP Experience Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

Want multi-cluster Kubernetes without all the cost and overhead? Here’s how - Using Google Kubernetes Engine’s multi-cluster services is an elegant way to run in multiple regions without sacrificing performance and security.

Apigee Migration Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

A migration story: How NCR & Opus delivered Card Management to Google Cloud - Migrating a leading card management solution to Google Cloud to drive agility and scalability.

Anthos Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

Anthos Config Management: Enforcing the CIS Benchmark with Policy Controller - Google provides a CIS policy bundle based on the Kubernetes CIS benchmark to help enforce policies using Policy Controller.

Data Analytics Looker Official Blog Jan. 17, 2022

Top 10 takeaways from Looker’s 2021 [email protected] conference - Get motivated to up your data game with the 10 most important takeaways from Looker’s 2021 user conference.

Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog SAP Jan. 17, 2022

Carrefour Belgium: Driving a seamless digital experience with SAP on Google Cloud - Carrefour Belgium runs SAP on Google Cloud to reduce enterprise risk, increase security and availability and to drive data analytics.

Anthos GCP Certification Official Blog Jan. 10, 2022

Are you a multicloud engineer yet? The case for building skills on more than one cloud - Multicloud fluency — proficiency and certification in two major cloud providers (Google Cloud, AWS, Microsoft Azure) — can help your career.

Anthos Official Blog Jan. 10, 2022

Five do’s and don’ts CSPs should know about going cloud-native - Expert advice from operators and network provider partners on how to do cloud-native right.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Jan. 10, 2022

Announcing preview of BigQuery’s native support for semi-structured data - With BigQuery’s native JSON support, customers can now write to BigQuery without worrying about future changes to their data.

Machine Learning Official Blog PyTorch TPU Jan. 10, 2022

PyTorch/XLA: Performance debugging on TPU-VM part 1 - We present the fundamentals of the performance analysis of PyTorch on Cloud TPUs and discuss a performance analysis case study.

Business Official Blog Security Jan. 10, 2022

Raising the bar in Security Operations: Google Acquires Siemplify - Google has acquired Siemplify, a leading security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) provider. Siemplify will join Google Cloud’s security team to help companies better manage their threat response.

Apigee Official Blog Jan. 3, 2022

Apigee 2021: A year of innovations - API management continued to grow in importance in 2021, and Apigee continued to innovate capabilities for customers, new solutions, and partnerships.

Official Blog Serverless Dec. 27, 2021

A cloud built for developers — 2021 year in review - Driving 10X developer productivity with Google Cloud in 2022 and beyond.

Official Blog Security Dec. 27, 2021

Cloud CISO Perspectives: December 2021 - Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables shares his thoughts on the latest security updates from the Google Cybersecurity Action Team.

Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 27, 2021

Google Cloud Data Analytics 2021: The year in review - How we’ve helped break down silos, unearth the value of data, and apply that data to solve big problems.

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.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog Dec. 27, 2021

Google Cloud’s top AI blog posts from 2021 - Google Cloud’s top artificial intelligence and machine learning posts from 2021.

Contact Center AI Official Blog Dec. 27, 2021

Reaching more customers with Contact Center AI: 2021 Wrap-up - Explore Google Cloud’s Contact Center AI (CCAI) and its momentum in 2021.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 27, 2021

Leveraging BigQuery Audit Log pipelines for Usage Analytics - Use BigQuery Audit Logs for deep dive monitoring and analytics of BigQuery generated log events for various personas and use cases.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 27, 2021

The top three insights we learned from data analytics customers in 2021 - Google Cloud announces the top data analytics stories from 2021 including the top three trends and lessons they learned from customers this year.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

How to migrate an on-premises data warehouse to BigQuery on Google Cloud - Checkout how Independence Health Group is addressing their enterprise data warehouse (EDW) migration, and learn how to plan your own migration.

Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Cloud Database Management Systems recognizes Google as a Leader - Unified capabilities for transactional and analytical use cases highlighted, as well as progress in security, elasticity, advanced analytics, and more.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

How to investigate high tail latency when using Cloud Spanner - This article summarizes common issues about high tail latency and provides useful tips so that Cloud Spanner users can mitigate those issues.

Official Blog Security Dec. 20, 2021

Four security trends for ‘22—and what to do about them - Here are four cloud security trends that organizations and practitioners should be planning for in 2022—and what they should do about them.

Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

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

Official Blog Security Dec. 20, 2021

In case you missed it: Google Cloud Security Talks, Zero Trust Edition - Check out Google Cloud Security Talks sessions on-demand for the latest zero trust thought leadership and product updates. Learn more about Google’s BeyondCorp and BeyondProd approaches and how you can protect your users and critical information.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

Google Cloud enables the National Cancer Institute's Institute for Systems Biology-Cancer Gateway in the Cloud to support breast cancer research with fast and secure data sharing - Google’s open, cloud-based data and analytics enable the National Cancer Institute’s Institute for Systems Biology-Cancer Gateway in the Cloud (ISB-CGC) to securely and safely share up-to-the-minute research.

Dialogflow Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

How to keep sensitive data out of your chatbots - Dialogflow tools and settings can help protect sensitive and identifiable information from being exposed to your chatbots or chat agents, preserving privacy and improving data security.

GCP Certification Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

How to become a certified cloud professional - Sharing some tips with you on gaining hands-on experience with Google Cloud.

Anthos Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Serverless Dec. 20, 2021

Google Cloud managed compute platforms: Top 10 blog posts of 2021 - Blogs about managed compute platforms were some of the best performing content on the Google Cloud blog in 2021.

Official Blog Security Dec. 20, 2021

Compliance Engineering - Continuous Compliance GCP case studies - Here are 3 real GCP controls framework technical examples for regulated FSI Google Cloud customers to help maintain security and compliance postures.

DevOps Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

Optimize your system design using Architecture Framework Principles - System design part of Architecture Framework has been updated to version 2.0, enabling better security, compliance, reliability, operations, and cost- and performance-optimization.

Event Official Blog Serverless Dec. 20, 2021

Easy as Pie Serverless Hackathon - Learn Google Cloud serverless products.

Official Blog Security Dec. 20, 2021

Improving the speed and security of your cloud deployments - Highlights the direct experiences of users as they adapt, adopt, and deploy the security foundations blueprint in their cloud environments.

Anthos Bare Metal Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

Small footprint, big impact: running cloud-connected Kubernetes at the edge - This blog post summarizes the new edge profile for Anthos on bare metal. It also introduces the new guide for installing Anthos on bare metal on the edge and managing it using Anthos Config Management.

GKE Autopilot Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

Use your favorite DevOps and security solutions with GKE Autopilot out of the box - GKE Autopilot’s architecture makes it easy to run popular third-party tools—with minimal configuration and no side-car proxies.

Data Analytics Official Blog Public Datasets Dec. 20, 2021

Better data for better AI: new speech datasets and benchmarks for data - Good data is essential to building good ML apps. Learn about a new and useful public dataset from Google Cloud and benchmarks to drive better datasets.

BeyondCorp Official Blog Security Dec. 20, 2021

Policy Troubleshooter for BeyondCorp Enterprise is now GA! - Easily troubleshoot and unblock user access issues with Policy Troubleshooter for BeyondCorp Enterprise, now generally available.

Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

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

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

Google expands learning paths to help researchers get on the cloud - Academic researchers live in a world of constant change, as research processes and tools continue to get more powerful, but also more complex. With research tools advancing on a daily basis, academic and nonprofit research teams face an ongoing need for learning and re-training. But researchers tell us that with their heavy workloads they don’t have time to keep up with new technologies: they want to focus on moving their research forward.

Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

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

AI Machine Learning Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

Find anything blazingly fast with Google's vector search technology - How do YouTube, Google Search, and Google Play instantly find what you want in the vast sea of web content? Try the demo and find out. Hint: it’s vector search.

Official Blog Security Dec. 20, 2021

Google Cloud recommendations for investigating and responding to the Apache “Log4j 2” vulnerability - Google Cloud recommendations for investigating and responding to Apache Log4j 2 vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228).

IAM Official Blog Security Dec. 20, 2021

Investigating the usage of GCP Service Accounts - Three GCP services to help you to investigate Google Cloud Service Account usage and mitigate against unintended consequences during key rotation.

GCP Certification Official Blog Dec. 20, 2021

Machine learning, Google Kubernetes Engine, and more: 10 free training offers to take advantage of before 2022 - Free Google Cloud training on machine learning, Google Kubernetes Engine, how to get started with Google Cloud, and more.

Cloud Tasks Official Blog Serverless Dec. 20, 2021

Cloud Tasks: Now available in 23 GCP Regions - Launch announcement for Google Cloud Tasks service availability in 23 new GCP Regions.

Cloud Armor Official Blog Dec. 13, 2021

Google Cloud Armor WAF rule to help mitigate CVE-2021-44228 Apache Log4j vulnerability - Cloud Armor WAF rule to help address CVE-2021-44228 Apache Log4j vulnerability.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Ruby Dec. 13, 2021

Scale your Ruby applications with Active Record support for Cloud Spanner - Enabling Ruby applications to use Google Cloud Spanner as a database provider via Object-Relational Mapping.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Python Dec. 13, 2021

Google Cloud Spanner Dialect for SQLAlchemy - Enabling Python SQLAlchemy applications to use Google Cloud Spanner as a database.

Cloud Pub/Sub Official Blog Dec. 13, 2021

How Pub/Sub eliminates boring meetings and makes your systems scale - What is Cloud Pub/Sub? A messaging service for application and data integration!

Anthos Official Blog Dec. 13, 2021

Let Kubernetes automate your configs and policies with Anthos Config Management - Let Kubernetes automate your configs and policies with Anthos Config Management.

Cloud Pub/Sub Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 13, 2021

Store more and worry less with 31 day retention in Pub/Sub - Cloud Pub/Sub now supports 31 days of message retention for easier reprocessing, cache initialization, and event sourcing.

Billing Official Blog Dec. 13, 2021

5 key metrics to measure Cloud FinOps impact in your organization in 2022 and beyond - Measuring impact of Cloud FinOps across the organization including cloud enablement, cost allocation, financial forecasting, cost optimization, and automation.

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.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Dec. 13, 2021

Join Google Cloud Research Innovators to accelerate scientific projects - Researchers using Google Cloud are invited to apply for the second cohort of the Research Innovators Program.

BigQuery Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog Dec. 13, 2021

Tokopedia’s journey to creating a Customer Data Platform (CDP) on Google Cloud Platform - Using tools like Big Query, and Data Flow, Tokopedia can better personalize search results and product recommendations for customers.

CI DevOps Official Blog Dec. 13, 2021

DevOps and CI/CD on Google Cloud explained - Continuous Integration (CI), at its core, is about getting feedback early and often, which makes it possible to identify and correct problems early in the development process. With CI, you integrate your work frequently, often multiple times a day, instead of waiting for one large integration later on.

DevOps Official Blog SRE Dec. 13, 2021

Postmortems at Loon: a guiding force for rapid development - Discover how Loon Site Reliability Engineers used postmortems to iterate on their stratospheric software-defined network.

Cloud Security Command Center Official Blog Dec. 13, 2021

How Vuclip safeguards its cloud environment across 100+ projects with Security Command Center - Learn how Security Command Center enables Vuclip to manage security and risk for their cloud environment.

Google Kubernetes Engine Istio Kubernetes Official Blog Dec. 13, 2021

The past, present, and future of Kubernetes with Eric Brewer - Find out what the last decade of building cloud computing at Google was like, including the rise of Kubernetes and importance of open source security.

Official Blog Security Dec. 13, 2021

Cloud Security podcast by Google turns 46 - Reflections and lessons! - The team behind Cloud Security Podcast by Google reflects on the year of fun episodes and cloud security challenges solved.

AI GCP Certification Machine Learning Official Blog Dec. 13, 2021

AI for all humans: A course to delight and inspire! - Making Friends with Machine Learning is a Google course specially created to inspire beginners and amuse experts. Today, it is available to everyone!

IAM Official Blog Security Workload Identity Federation Dec. 13, 2021

Enabling keyless authentication from GitHub Actions - Authenticate from GitHub Actions to create and manage Google Cloud resources using Workload Identity Federation.

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.

DevOps Official Blog SRE Dec. 6, 2021

Want to supercharge your DevOps practice? Research says try SRE - The 2021 DORA State of DevOps Report found interesting trends in DevOps shops that use SRE best practices.

Official Blog Security Dec. 6, 2021

Getting started with the Security Foundations Blueprint automation repo - The security foundations blueprint automation repo contains Terraform code that implements the best practices discussed in the security foundations guide.

Official Blog Security Dec. 6, 2021

Achieving Autonomic Security Operations: Reducing toil - As organizations go through digital transformation, the importance of building a highly effective threat management function rises to be one of their top priorities. In our paper, “Autonomic Security Operations — 10X Transformation of the Security Operations Center”, we’ve outlined our approach to modernizing Security Operations.

Official Blog Security Dec. 6, 2021

Cloud CISO Perspectives: November 2021 - Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables shares his thoughts on the latest security updates from the Google Cybersecurity Action Team.

Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

Learn Beam patterns with Clickstream processing of Google Tag Manager data - Technical blog to show how to build out common patterns for an application built on Apache Beam SDK for the Dataflow runner. E-commerce is simply used as an exemplar for the techniques.

BigQuery Official Blog VMware Engine Dec. 6, 2021

Using BigQuery with data sources in Google Cloud VMware Engine - How to visualize your data with Big Query and Google Cloud VMware Engine.

Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

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

Data Analytics Datastream Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

Unlock the power of change data capture and replication with new, serverless Datastream, now GA - A change data capture (CDC) and replication service that works across heterogeneous databases, cloud and on-premises, for real-time analytics.

App Engine Machine Learning Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

Creating a prediction market on Google Cloud - Learn the key design patterns and technologies behind running a prediction market on Google Cloud.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

Announcing version 6.0 of the Maps and Places SDKs for iOS

GCP Experience Official Blog Recommendations AI Dec. 6, 2021

Bazaarvoice uses Recommendations AI to improve CTR by 60% - Bazaarvoice chose Google Cloud’s Recommendations AI because of its transparent billing, ease of integration and setup, and naturally, its proven results.

AI GCP Experience Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

Learn how Notified accelerated discovery and classification of journalists at scale with Google Cloud AI - Learn how Notified accelerated adoption of AI at scale to extract journalist insights using Google Cloud Natural Language AI.

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless Dec. 6, 2021

The next big evolution in serverless computing - Not all serverless platforms are created equal. When evaluating your options, consider these five trends.

Official Blog Terraform Dec. 6, 2021

Using Google Cloud Service Account impersonation in your Terraform code - This blog details different ways to authenticate as a service account in Terraform code using short-lived credentials.

Cloud Operations Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

Introduction to Google Cloud's operations suite - You know the time when you want to see how your cloud deployment is behaving or if something is broken in production and your users might be impacted. You are scrambling because there are too many tools to look through to find and resolve the issue. That’s where Google Cloud’s operations suite comes in.

Anthos Kubernetes Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

Anthos makes multi-cloud easier with new API, support for Azure - The Google Cloud Multi-Cloud API can orchestrate Anthos GKE cluster lifecycles across AWS, Azure, and GCP via a unified management experience.

Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

Unlocking opportunities with data transformation - Data-driven transformations provide businesses with real-time insights and competitive advantage. Learn how to gear up for the future of data.

Apigee Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

How to manage your GraphQL APIs with Apigee - Apigee partners with StepZen to deliver GraphQL capabilities.

Machine Learning Official Blog TPU Dec. 6, 2021

Google showcases Cloud TPU v4 Pods for large model training - Google’s MLPerf v1.1 Training submission showcased two large (480B & 200B parameter) language models using publicly available Cloud TPU v4 Pod slices.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

Easier administration and management of BigQuery with Resource Charts and Slot Estimator - With BigQuery Administrator Hub, customers can now better manage BigQuery at scale. Two key features, Resource Charts and Slot Estimator help administrators understand their BQ environments like never before.

Event GCP Certification Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

Join Cloud Learn to build your Google Cloud skills at no cost, regardless of experience level - Join Cloud Learn for live demos, Q&As, career development workshops, and more covering everything from Google Cloud fundamentals to certification prep.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI Dec. 6, 2021

Vertex AI NAS: higher accuracy and lower latency for complex ML models - How Google Cloud’s Vertex AI Neural Architecture Search (NAS) accelerates time-to-value for sophisticated ML workloads.

DevOps GCP Experience Official Blog SRE Dec. 6, 2021

Shopify engineers deliver on peak performance during Black Friday Cyber Monday 2021 - Shopify just experienced a record-breaking Black Friday Cyber Monday. Learn how Shopify works with Google Cloud to handle unprecedented peak moments with ease.

API API Gateway Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

API management on Google Cloud - APIs are the de facto standard for building and sharing the modern applications that power today’s enterprises. But securely delivering, managing, and analyzing APIs, data, and services is complex and critical—and it’s getting more challenging as enterprise ecosystems expand beyond on-premises data centers to include private and public clouds, SaaS, and other IT endpoints. To navigate this complexity, businesses need API management.

Billing DevOps Official Blog Dec. 6, 2021

Google Cloud’s 5 ways to create differentiated value in post-merger integrations - The post-merger integration of the new IT estate is likely an important element to delivering added-value. Google Cloud can help with its success.

Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog Nov. 29, 2021

Vodafone provides anonymized mobile phone signal data to help monitor the spread of COVID-19 and inform early warning systems for new outbreaks - European Union calls on Vodafone to share anonymized mobile phone signal data to help monitor the spread of COVID-19.

Official Blog Security Nov. 29, 2021

Illicit coin mining, ransomware, APTs target cloud users in first Google Cybersecurity Action Team Threat Horizons report - The first threat report from the Google Cybersecurity Action Team finds cloud users are often targeted by illicit coin mining, ransomware, and APTs.

Anthos Official Blog Nov. 29, 2021

Can you make OpenStack more interesting to cloud natives? Here's how! - This blog post highlights how you can accelerate your application modernization journey by taking advantage of Anthos on bare metal’s support for running on OpenStack.

Event Official Blog Security Nov. 29, 2021

Join us for Google Cloud Security Talks: Zero Trust edition - Join us for Google Cloud Security Talks with sessions focused on zero trust. Learn how you can protect your users and critical information.

DevOps NoSQL Official Blog SRE Nov. 29, 2021

Empowering DevOps to foster customer loyalty in modern retail with MongoDB Atlas on Google Cloud - MongoDB Atlas on Google Cloud can enhance DevOps performance in today’s retail market.

Anthos Official Blog Nov. 29, 2021

Edge computing—building enterprise edge applications with Google Cloud - Edge hardware device vendors and service providers leverage Google's Enterprise edge platform software to redefine offering Edge services at scale.

Cloud Security Command Center Official Blog Nov. 29, 2021

Security Command Center - Increasing operational efficiency with new mute findings capability - Security Command Center mute findings capability helps you gain operational efficiencies by effectively managing the findings volume based on your organization’s policies and requirements.

Cloud Operations GCP Experience Official Blog SRE Nov. 29, 2021

How Sabre is using SRE to lead a successful digital transformation - Sabre Corporation joined forces with Google Cloud as their preferred cloud provider to accelerate their digital transformation following SRE principles.

GCP Certification Official Blog Nov. 29, 2021

Get to know the Google Cloud certifications in 1 minute - You might have noticed a series of short videos introducing various Google Cloud certifications being published over the last few months. In this blog we would like to offer the series wrap up and share all the videos with you. This is our attempt to introduce the job role, exam as well as relevant resources in less than a minute. Challenge accepted!

Anthos Official Blog Nov. 29, 2021

Edge computing—challenges and opportunities for enterprise cloud architects - When building applications for the edge, it’s important to design for unreliable hardware and intermittent network connectivity.

Anthos Official Blog Nov. 22, 2021

Edge computing—a paradigm shift that goes beyond hybrid cloud - Edge platforms are evolving at an incredible speed, opening up opportunities for enterprises. Google tools like Kubernetes, GKE and Anthos can help.

Microservices Official Blog Nov. 22, 2021

Microservices architecture on Google Cloud - The evolution of technologies such as containerization, container orchestration, and cloud-native serverless services has given us the ability to develop distributed solutions based on microservices architectures that are both more scalable and more reliable.

NoSQL Official Blog Nov. 22, 2021

Resolving 3 financial services challenges with Neo4j Aura on Google Cloud - Google Cloud and Neo4j explore how to solve top financial services challenges with graph data in the cloud.

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.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Nov. 22, 2021

Innovators Gather in Force at Google Cloud Government and Education Summit - No Need for FOMO with On-Demand Viewing - Presents highlights from the Google Cloud Government and Education Summit and invites readers to view sessions on demand.

Cloud Functions Official Blog Python Nov. 22, 2021

Avoiding GCF anti-patterns part 5: How to run background processes correctly in Python - Fifth post in a series on how to avoid anti-patterns in Google Cloud Functions as seen by the Support team. This post explores how Python developers mistakenly use os.fork() or the multiprocessing.Process() package for async tasks; however, the best practice is to use Cloud Tasks.

AI Platform Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI Nov. 22, 2021

Cloud Storage as a File System in AI Training - This blog post introduces the feature Cloud Storage FUSE to Vertex AI and AI Platform users. This feature enables the training jobs on these platforms to read and write the data on Cloud Storage via a mounted file system.

Official Blog SAP Nov. 22, 2021

Three reasons to peer SAP-managed apps with your Google Cloud services - Ensure reliable, secure, high-performance connectivity btw. your SAP managed apps & all your other apps & services running on Google Cloud with VPC network peering.

Official Blog Workspace Nov. 22, 2021

Taking customer conversations to the next level with AI-powered Business Messages - How businesses of all sizes can reach customers in new ways with AI-powered Business Messages from Google.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Nov. 22, 2021

How to develop Global Multiplayer Games using Cloud Spanner - How Spanner makes multiplayer game development easier.

Official Blog SAP Nov. 22, 2021

TechEd 2021: What’s new for SAP customers on Google Cloud - Google Cloud announces three new cloud capabilities sure to delight SAP customers at SAP TechEd.

Cloud CDN Official Blog Nov. 22, 2021

What is Cloud CDN and how does it work? - Cloud CDN is a content delivery network that accelerates your web and video content delivery by using Google's global edge network to bring content as close to your users as possible.

Bare Metal Official Blog Nov. 22, 2021

Bare Metal Solution launches its second Sydney location - GCP Bare Metal Solution for Oracle launched in Sydney.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog Nov. 22, 2021

Export Google Cloud data into Elastic Stack with Dataflow templates - Learn how to set up a streaming pipeline for Google Cloud data into Elastic Cloud and Elastic Stack with new purpose-built Dataflow templates.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog Python Nov. 22, 2021

Debunking myths about Python on Dataflow - Python developers have access to the greatest breadth of features when they use Dataflow for their data processing applications, contrary to popular belief.

Data Analytics Firebase Official Blog Nov. 22, 2021

Faster time to value with Data Analytics Design Patterns - Design Patterns provide customers with tools they need to accelerate time to value and implement common use cases so they can focus on innovation.

AI Official Blog Nov. 22, 2021

Sowing the seeds of ethical AI: 4 tasks to stay on track - Business leaders are eager to reap the benefits of AI, but pausing to ensure your AI models are delivering fair results will ensure long term success.

IAM Official Blog Security Nov. 22, 2021

How to create and safeguard your admin accounts - Getting your permissions scheme right can be tricky, but it's also vitally important to protecting your data.

Cloud Memorystore Official Blog Nov. 22, 2021

Get 6X read performance with Memorystore for Redis Read Replicas - Memorystore for Redis supports Read Replicas preview, allowing you to scale up to five replicas and achieve over one million read requests per second.

Cloud Operations Official Blog Nov. 22, 2021

Get planet-scale monitoring with Managed Service for Prometheus - Google Cloud's managed Prometheus monitoring solution, offering collection, storage, and global querying of Prometheus metrics at scale.

Official Blog Workspace Nov. 22, 2021

Insights from our global hybrid work survey - Working with The Economist Group, Google Workspace sponsored a global survey focused on the opportunities and challenges of hybrid work.

Firebase Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

What’s new at Firebase Summit 2021 - News from Firebase summit.

Firebase Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Automate your pre-release testing with the App Distribution REST API - WIth Firebase App Distribution REST API you can build custom logic into your team's tools and services to add and remove testers, upload new app binaries, distribute your releases, update release notes, deleting releases, and more.

BigQuery GCP Experience Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

How Google Cloud BigQuery enables big DevOps at JFrog - Learn how BigQuery and Data Studio powers operational analytics on the JFrog DevOps Platform.

Official Blog Security Nov. 15, 2021

Modernizing compliance: Introducing Risk and Compliance as Code - The RCaC solution stack enables compliance and security control automation through a combination of Google Cloud Products, Blueprints, Partner Integrations, workshops and services to simplify and accelerate time to value.

Business Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Update on Google Cloud’s work with the U.S. Government - A post from Google Cloud CEO.

Cloud Functions Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Avoiding GCF anti-patterns part 4: How to handle Promises correctly in your Node.js Cloud Function - Fourth post in a series on how to avoid anti-patterns in Google Cloud Functions as seen by the Support team. This post explores how to verify you are handling promises correctly in Nodejs to avoid saving undefined or cached data in your database.

GCP Certification Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

A learning journey for members transitioning out of the military - This August, Google Cloud sponsored 50 service members on a journey toward achieving the Associate Cloud Engineer certification.

Apache Beam Cloud Firestore Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Using Firestore and Apache Beam for data processing - Google Cloud announced a Firestore connector for Apache Beam. What is it, and how can you use it with your data pipelines?

Cloud Logging Cloud Operations Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Enabling SRE best practices: new contextual traces in Cloud Logging - Developers can now view trace information for applications directly in Google Cloud Logging for faster debugging.

Official Blog Vertex AI Nov. 15, 2021

Announcing Vertex Pipelines general availability - Scalably run ML pipelines built with Kubeflow Pipelines or TFX without worrying about spinning up infrastructure.

Official Blog Vertex AI Nov. 15, 2021

Scale your data science workflows with the Vertex AI Workbench notebook executor - Learn how to configure and launch notebook executions with Vertex AI Workbench.

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.

Cloud Data Fusion Data Analytics Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Using Google Cloud Vision API from within a Data Fusion Pipeline - This blogs shows how to connect Data Fusion Pipelines to the Vision Rest API using OAuth.

GKE Autopilot Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Announcing Spot Pods for GKE Autopilot—save on fault tolerant workloads - You can save on GKE Autopilot workloads that tolerate interruptions with new Spot Pods.

Data Analytics Looker Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

JOIN 2021: Sharing our product vision with the Looker community - JOIN is Looker’s annual user conference, and this blog welcomes everyone to the event and gives a sneak peak into the product capabilities and features we will be announcing during the product keynote.

Looker Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Going beyond the dashboard paradigm with Looker Components - With Looker Components, we hope to introduce a third way to embed data that’s easier to build than a fully-custom front-end on Looker’s API, but offers more flexibility than a monolithic iframe embedded dashboard. And the way we plan to do this is by identifying and exposing reusable patterns in our dashboards themselves.

Data Analytics Looker Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Going beyond BI with the Looker Marketplace - This post explores how the Looker marketplace acts as an inspiration for developers to build content for the Looker marketplace.

Data Analytics Looker Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Solving business problems with data - Learn how to understand your customer journey, unlock value from first-party data, and optimize existing cloud infrastructure with Looker solutions.

Data Analytics Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Bring governance and trust to everyone with Looker’s universal semantic model - Looker’s semantic modeling layer works across all experiences and standardizes common metrics and definitions for business users.

Data Analytics GCP Experience Looker Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Predict hospital readmission rates with Google Cloud Platform - Examine real-world use cases for predicting 7-day hospital readmission rates utilizing FHIR data stored in BigQuery, along with BigQuery ML, Looker, and Cloud Functions.

Apache Beam Cloud Dataflow Cloud Firestore Firebase Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Announcing a Firestore Connector for Apache Beam and Cloud Dataflow - Google Cloud announces a Firestore connector for Apache Beam, making data processing easier than ever for Firestore users.

GCP Experience Official Blog Nov. 15, 2021

Surfboard payment app delivers next-generation checkout experiences for merchants of any size - Surfboard Payments provides micro merchants everywhere an accessible, secure solution to start selling in minutes.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Nov. 8, 2021

Live from COP26: A cloud’s eye view - Google sustainability experts bring their perspective on developments from the UN Climate Change Conference, or COP26.

Billing Official Blog Nov. 8, 2021

Google Cloud billing tutorials: Because surprises are for home makeover shows, not your wallet - An overview of Billing tutorials.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Nov. 8, 2021

Automatically clean up unneeded data with TTL for Cloud Spanner - Time to live (TTL) reduces storage costs, improves query performance, and simplifies data retention by automatically removing unneeded data based on user-defined policies.

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 Functions Official Blog Nov. 8, 2021

Avoiding GCF anti-patterns part 3: How to establish outbound connections correctly - Third post in a series on how to avoid anti-patterns in Google Cloud Functions as seen by the Support team. This post explores how to make outbound connections correctly by using explicit timeouts on your outbound calls.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Nov. 8, 2021

Introducing GKE image streaming for fast application startup and autoscaling - New container image streaming in Google Kubernetes Engine slashes the time it takes to boot your applications.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Nov. 8, 2021

Google’s new RAD Lab solution helps spin up cloud projects quickly and compliantly - Introducing RAD Lab, a Google Cloud-based sandbox environment to help technology and research teams advance quickly from research and development to production.

Official Blog Security Workspace Nov. 8, 2021

Google Cloud achieves new public sector authorizations: Google Workspace earns FedRAMP High, key Google Cloud Platform services receive DoD IL4 - Google Workspace has achieved FedRAMP High authorization.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Nov. 8, 2021

New Google Cloud public benefit solutions power rental and housing assistance efforts nationwide

Official Blog Service Directory Nov. 8, 2021

Service Directory cheat sheet - An overview of Service Directory.

Certificate Authority Service Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Traffic Director Nov. 8, 2021

Zero trust workload security with GKE, Traffic Director, and CA Service - Take a zero trust approach to securing your GKE workloads with Traffic Director and CAS.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Nov. 8, 2021

PostgreSQL extension turned Cloud microservice - Learn one example of how to replace a PostgreSQL extension with a Google Cloud microservice.

AppSheet Official Blog Nov. 8, 2021

Forrester names Google AppSheet a Leader in low-code platforms for business developers! - Google Cloud’s AppSheet has been named a leader in Forrester Wave: Low-code Platforms for Business Developers.

GCP Experience Official Blog Nov. 8, 2021

Nylas builds data sync & security architecture for the enterprise - Nylas uses Google Kubernetes Engine and other Google Cloud solutions to support fast development of productivity tools.

Document AI Official Blog Translation API Nov. 8, 2021

New features for translating content globally - Document Translation translates documents in real time across 100+ languages, preserving document formatting.

Cloud Security Command Center GCP Experience Official Blog Nov. 8, 2021

How Veolia protects its cloud environment across 31 countries with Security Command Center - Security Command Center enables Veolia to manage security and risk for their cloud environment.

Firebase Official Blog Nov. 8, 2021

Improving the Google Analytics dashboard in Firebase - Providing access to some of the newest Google Analytics 4 innovations directly in the Firebase console.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Python Nov. 1, 2021

Django ORM support for Cloud Spanner is now Generally Available - Today we're happy to announce GA support for Google Cloud Spanner in the Django ORM.

Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

Video walkthrough: Set up a multiplayer game server with Google Cloud - A step-by-step guide to using Google Cloud’s Compute Engine to host a multiplayer instance of Valheim from Iron Gate Studio and Coffee Stain Studios.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

Quickly, easily and affordably back up your data with BigQuery table snapshots - Learn how to use BigQuery table snapshots to quickly, easily and affordably back up your data.

Official Blog Security Nov. 1, 2021

Cloud CISO Perspectives: October 2021 - Security recap from Next ‘21, including product updates that deliver “secure products” not just “security products” and important industry momentum for tackling open source software security and ransomware.

Networking Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

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

Data Analytics Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

Open data lakehouse on Google Cloud - Exploring a new architecture choice has emerged: the data lakehouse, which combines key benefits of data lakes and data warehouses. Discuss the data lakehouse architecture and its key benefits.

Infrastructure Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

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

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.

Cloud Functions Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

Avoiding GCF anti-patterns part 2: How to reuse Cloud Function instances for future invocations - This post explores what global scope is for a Cloud Function, when to use, and what issues to look out for when used incorrectly.

Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

Decoding Cloud FinOps to accelerate digital transformation - Measuring business value metrics through cost efficiency, resiliency, velocity, innovation, and sustainability.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

Meet the next generation of mobile-optimized maps - Two updates are generally available—a new Maps SDK for Android and the extension of Cloud-based maps styling features to mobile.

Official Blog reCAPTCHA Security Nov. 1, 2021

reCAPTCHA Enterprise puts users first - reCAPTCHA Enterprise has evolved from requiring engagement from end users to being frictionless while still providing best-in-class security.

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.

GCP Experience Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

How Pokémon GO scales to millions of requests? - This blog is a behind-the-scenes look into how the Pokémon GO engineering team manages and maintains the scale.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

Enhanced map style rolling out as default basemap in November

AWS Azure BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

BigQuery Omni now available for AWS and Azure, for cross cloud data analytics - BigQuery Omni helps teams break down silos by securely and cost-effectively analyzing data across clouds.

IAM Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

9 things I freakin’ love about Google Cloud identity and environments - Newcomers to Google Cloud will immediately notice the intentionality with which identity and environments were designed for the platform.

Event Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

Advance your future with learning sessions at the Government and Education Summit - Highlights the Learning Day programming at the upcoming Government and Education Summit and the many opportunities for students, educators, and professionals.

Eventarc Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

A closer look at locations in Eventarc - An Eventarc location usually refers to the single region that the Eventarc trigger gets created in. However, depending on the trigger type, the location can be more than a single region.

Official Blog TensorFlow Vertex AI Nov. 1, 2021

Model training as a CI/CD system: Part II - This blog post explains how to tackle maintaining a schedule to trigger the pipeline runs and creating a system such that during the experimentation phase whenever a new architecture is published as a Pub/Sub topic the same pipeline is executed with different hyperparameters.

Data Analytics Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

Google Cloud Next Rollup for Data Analytics - Google Cloud Data Analytics - Summary of launches, announcements and customer stories from Next.

Data Analytics Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

Google Cloud's data ingestion principles - Google Cloud's six principles for planning your data ingestion work.

Official Blog Vertex AI Nov. 1, 2021

Faster distributed GPU training with Reduction Server on Vertex AI - With the help of Vertex AI’s Reduction Server, you can train your machine learning models faster on Google Cloud.

BigQuery Firebase Official Blog Nov. 1, 2021

How to get better insight into push notification delivery - Using Firebase Cloud Messaging to log notification delivery data and export to BigQuery.

GCP Experience Official Blog Vertex AI Oct. 25, 2021

Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan collects insights from 700,000 vending machines with Vertex AI - Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan built a MLOps platform with Vertex AI for a large scale data analytics for 700K vending machines. Learn how it helped extracting the business insights.

AI Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

ICYMI - Top AI Announcements and Sessions from Google Cloud Next ‘21 - Making AI more accessible, more focused on business outcomes, and fast-tracking the time-to-value for customers.

Compute Engine Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

Tau T2D VMs now in Preview: Independent testing validates market-leading price-performance - T2D VMs powered by 3rd Generation AMD EPYC processors (code-named Milan) are now available for the Compute Engine Tau family in preview.

Cloud Functions Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

Avoiding GCF anti-patterns part 1: How to write event-driven Cloud Functions properly by coding with idempotency in mind - First post in a series on how to avoid anti-patterns in Google Cloud Functions as seen by the Support team. This post explores what idempotent functions are and how this design pattern is important for background-triggered functions.

AppSheet Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

Bring no-code apps to your Gmail inbox. Here’s how. - Use Appsheet to create dynamic emails in Gmail, no coding required.

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.

NetApp Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

Expanding our partnership with NetApp to make cloud migration easier - Google Cloud grows its partnership with NetApp to make cloud migration faster, simpler, and easier for enterprise customers.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

Cloud Spanner connectivity using JetBrains IDEs - You can now browse the database schema and query data stored in Cloud Spanner directly from your JetBrains IDE. This post shows how to connect to a Cloud Spanner instance using IntelliJ IDEA.

Cloud Functions Official Blog Serverless Oct. 25, 2021

Functions, events, triggers oh my! How to build event-driven app - Demonstration on how to use events and triggers in Cloud Functions to build event-driven apps in Google Cloud.

GCP Experience Official Blog Storage Oct. 25, 2021

SenseData’s journey with Google Cloud’s managed database services - Learn how SenseData helps Brazilian companies embrace customer success, rapidly evolving their products on Google Cloud and Google managed database services.

Official Blog Security Oct. 25, 2021

Trust Google Cloud more with ubiquitous data encryption - Ubiquitous data encryption on Google Cloud provides unified control over data at-rest, in-use, and in-transit, with keys under customer control.

Cloud Run Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

Trying out source-based deployment in Cloud Run - Now you can finally go from source code to a running Cloud Run service with a single command and without having to worry about the complexities of creating a container image. It’s nice to finally see the Cloud Run deployment experience on par with Cloud Functions and App Engine.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

Supercharge your Google Cloud workloads with up-to-date best practices from Architecture Framework - Google Cloud best practices have been updated to version 2.0, enabling better security, compliance, reliability, operations, and cost- and performance-optimization.

Data Loss Prevention API Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

Cloud Data Loss Prevention is now automatic! - Google Cloud DLP is now automatic and can help you gain visibility into sensitive data across your entire BigQuery footprint.

Cloud Operations Monitoring Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

Google Cloud Monitoring 101: Understanding metric types - Metrics is a term used for many types of data. Read about what metrics are collected and how, plus which are charged and which are no cost.

Anthos BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

Here’s what you missed at Next ’21 - Too much to take in at Google Cloud Next 2021? No worries - here’s a breakdown of the biggest announcements at the 3-day event.

Apigee Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

Best practices for securing your applications and APIs using Apigee - Best practices for API Security from Google Cloud.

Cloud Dataproc Data Analytics Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

Spark on Google Cloud: Serverless Spark jobs made seamless for all data users - Spark on Google Cloud allows data users of all levels to write and run Spark jobs that autoscale, from the interface of their choice, in 2 clicks.

Firebase Official Blog Oct. 25, 2021

Pinpointing API performance issues with Custom URL Patterns - Using Firebase Performance Monitoring to understand app’s performance from the user’s perspective in near real time.

Firebase NodeJS Official Blog Oct. 18, 2021

Protecting your backends with Firebase App Check - Use Firebase App Check to protected hosted APIs and own backend resources.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Oct. 18, 2021

What’s new at Next - Announcements from Google Cloud Next ‘21, covering security, multicloud, data analytics, and much more.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Oct. 18, 2021

New PostgreSQL Interface makes Cloud Spanner’s scalability and availability more open and accessible - Customers in financial services, gaming, retail, and many other industries rely on Cloud Spanner today to power their most demanding relational database workloads that need to scale without downtime. At Google Cloud Next ’21 we announced a preview of the PostgreSQL interface for Cloud Spanner that further democratizes access to Spanner for millions of developers.

Anthos Official Blog Oct. 18, 2021

Introducing Google Distributed Cloud—in your data center, at the edge, and in the cloud - Google Distributed Cloud runs Anthos on dedicated hardware at the edge or hosted in your data center, enabling a new class of low-latency and/or regulated workloads.

AI Document AI Official Blog Oct. 18, 2021

Google Cloud expands CCAI and DocAI solutions to accelerate time to value - Google Cloud deepens customer understanding with Contact Center AI Insights and transforms contract management with Contract DocAI.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog Oct. 18, 2021

Richer data visualization on Google Maps Platform using deck.gl - The release of the newest open source data visualization library deck.gl version 8.6.

Data Analytics Official Blog Oct. 18, 2021

Introducing Intelligent Products Essentials: helping manufacturers build AI-powered smart products, faster - Introducing Intelligent Products Essentials: helping manufacturers build AI-powered smart products, faster.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Oct. 18, 2021

Google Cloud showcases new integrations and solutions with Ecosystem Partners at Next ‘21 - This week at Google Cloud Next, we’re excited to highlight new partner integrations, services, and solutions that play a critical role in helping our customers succeed.

Official Blog Security Oct. 18, 2021

Build a more secure future with Google Cloud - How Google Cloud secures the world with our people, platforms and products, announcements for Next 21.

Infrastructure Official Blog Oct. 18, 2021

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

Data Analytics Official Blog Oct. 18, 2021

Turn data into value with a unified and open data cloud - At Google Cloud Next we announced Google Earth Engine with Bigquery, Spark on Google Cloud and Vertex AI Workbench.

Official Blog Workspace Oct. 18, 2021

Extending the value of Google Workspace to 3 billion users and counting - Expanding the ways users, customers, and developers can expand the value of Google Workspace.

Data Analytics Official Blog SAP Oct. 18, 2021

Accelerate SAP innovation with Google Cloud Cortex Framework - Google Cloud Cortex Framework is a foundation with endorsed reference architectures for customers to more quickly deploy technologies from Google.

Migration Official Blog Oct. 18, 2021

Cloud-ready in Under 30 Days: accelerate safe and efficient Cloud onboarding with guardrails from Google Cloud - Chris Carty, Public Sector Customer Engineer, dives into how Google Cloud keeps data secure and inside Canada with the addition of our new Toronto region now online, making it available for all Government of Canada organizations.

CI Cloud Spanner Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Using the Cloud Spanner Emulator in CI/CD pipelines - This post covers how to use the Cloud Spanner emulator in your Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery/Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.

Data Analytics Official Blog Workflows Oct. 11, 2021

Analyzing Twitter sentiment with new Workflows processing capabilities - The combination of iteration syntax and connectors enables you to implement robust batch processing use cases. Let’s take a look at a concrete sample. In this example, you will create a workflow to analyze sentiments of the latest tweets for a Twitter handle.

BigQuery Official Blog Teradata Oct. 11, 2021

BigQuery migrations made easy - Announcing BigQuery Migration Service, a set of free-to-use tools to help you with your end-to-end migrations to BigQuery.

Event Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Next ’21 is on: Top five things to do at Google Cloud Next - Engage with experts. Dive into demos. Check out our top picks for five things to do at Google Cloud Next.

Cloud SQL GCP Experience Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

How Cherre transforms real estate data with Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL - Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL allows Cherre to consolidate thousands of real estate data sources into an easy-to-use API for their customers.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Dataflow Pipelines, deploy and manage data pipelines at scale - Dataflow Pipelines is a new feature in Dataflow that enables users to deploy and manage data pipelines at scale.

IAM Official Blog Security Oct. 11, 2021

Automated onboarding: How USAA’s security team onboards users to GCP - How USAA provisions access for developer teams.

Migration Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Accelerating the journey to the cloud with a product mindset - Product Mindset emphasizes rapid feedback, failing quickly, and creating business value. This methodology encourages leaders not to focus on creating milestones at the beginning and checking off tasks until completion. Instead, the Product Mindset recommends frequent recalibration to ensure all efforts are efficiently translating into value for the customer.

Business Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Get started, build and grow your Startup on Google Cloud - Announcing the launch of Google Cloud Technical Guides for Startups, a video series for technical enablement aimed at helping startups to start, build and grow their businesses.

Machine Learning Official Blog Recommendations AI Oct. 11, 2021

Serving predictions & evaluating Recommendations AI - In this post we'll show how to use Recommendations AI to display predictions on a live website and set up A/B experiments to measure performance.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

A new way to explore what’s possible with Google Maps Platform - Improvements for Maps Platform website.

Event Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Next’21 - Your guide to Google Cloud Security sessions - Guide to security topics and updates at Google Cloud Next 2021.

Cloud Spanner GCP Experience Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

LOVOO’s love affair with Spanner - The largest German-speaking dating app uses Cloud Spanner and Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL to solve for speed and scale.

Artifact Registry Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Artifact Registry for language packages now generally available - Artifact Registry lets you store Java, Node and Python artifacts, as well as popular Linux packages, for a more secure software supply chain.

BigQuery Dataform Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Migrating your Data Warehouse to BigQuery? Make sure to unit test your BigQuery UDFs with Dataform - Learn how to set up UDF unit testing with the Dataform CLI tool for your data warehouse migration to BigQuery.

Anthos NoSQL Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Apache Cassandra on Anthos: Scaling applications for a global market - With Apache Cassandra on Anthos, users can experience higher efficiency and better quality in their cloud native hybrid applications.

Official Blog Vertex AI Oct. 11, 2021

Debugging Vertex AI training jobs with the interactive shell - Introducing the interactive shell, a new tool available to users of Vertex AI custom training jobs. This feature gives you direct shell-like access to the VM that’s running your code, giving you the ability to run arbitrary commands to profile or debug issues that can’t be resolved through logs or monitoring metrics.

GCP Certification Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Training more than 40 million new people on Google Cloud skills - To help more than 40 million people build cloud skills, Google Cloud is offering limited time no-cost access to all training content.

CI Kubeflow Machine Learning Official Blog TensorFlow Oct. 11, 2021

Model training as a CI/CD system: Part I - A machine learning system is essentially a software system. So, to operate with such systems scalably we need CI/CD practices in place to facilitate rapid experimentation, integration, and deployment. In this post we explore some scenarios.

.NET Cloud Spanner Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Google Cloud Spanner Provider for Entity Framework Core - The general availability of the Google Cloud Spanner provider for Entity Framework Core. This post covers how to get started with the provider and highlights the supported features.

Anthos Official Blog Terraform Oct. 11, 2021

Deploy Anthos on GKE with Terraform Part 3: Enabling Cloud Resources Provisioning - Part three in a series on Anthos Config Management (ACM) with Terraform, showing how Config Connector can be enabled on a GKE cluster, extending Kubernetes approach to the management of cloud resources.

Data Analytics Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Building the data analyst driven organization from the first principles - Learn about the basics and best practices on how to build a data analyst driven culture depending on what type of organization you are.

Official Blog Security Oct. 11, 2021

New data sovereignty controls for EU customers - New sovereign controls can help Cloud customers in the EU meet digital sovereignty requirements.

Infrastructure Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

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

Compute Engine Infrastructure Networking Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

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

API Cloud Pub/Sub Official Blog Workflows Oct. 11, 2021

Service orchestration on Google Cloud - Business problems are often solved by coordinating multiple microservices. This coordination is based on event-driven architectures, which can be implemented via two approaches: choreography and orchestration.

Cloud Operations Google Kubernetes Engine Monitoring Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Better Kubernetes application monitoring with GKE workload metrics - GKE workload metrics is a fully managed, highly configurable metric collection pipeline. Configure which metrics to collect, and GKE does the rest.

Data Analytics Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Liberating your mainframe data with Confluent and Google Cloud - Google Cloud and Confluent have teamed up to provide an end-to-end solution for connecting your mainframe application data with the advanced analytics capabilities of Google.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Unlocking the hidden value of data: Launching Dataflow Templates for Elastic Cloud - Unlocking data potential: Launching Dataflow Templates for Elastic Cloud.

Billing Migration Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

How much can you save by migrating legacy apps to Google Cloud? Forrester does the math - Migrating expensive operating systems and workloads to Google Cloud can help organizations reduce costs while improving performance and uptime.

Event Firebase Official Blog Oct. 11, 2021

Register now for Firebase Summit 2021 - Firebase Summit will be returning as a virtual event on November 10th, 2021 at 9:30am PST.

Apigee Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Google named a leader in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant® for Full Life Cycle API Management - Gartner has recognized Google Cloud’s Apigee as a Leader in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management, marking the sixth time in a row that earned this recognition.

Official Blog Workflows Oct. 4, 2021

Introducing Workflows callbacks - Introducing Workflows callbacks. Thanks to callbacks, you can put a human being or autonomous system into the loop. If your processes require human validation, or an external system to come back to you to go further, callbacks are the solution.

Contact Center AI Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Speaker ID unlocks Machine Learning Speech Identification capability for Contact Centers - Google Cloud announces Speaker ID; brings Google’s speech identification technology directly to customers and contact center partners.

Event Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Your guide to all things AI & ML at Google Cloud Next - A comprehensive guide to all things AI & ML at Next 2021. The list covers AI topics from Conversational AI to Document Understanding to Data plus AI.

Cloud NAT Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Cloud NAT explained! - For security, it is a best practice to limit the number of public IP addresses in your network. In Google Cloud, Cloud NAT (network address translation) lets certain resources without external IP addresses create outbound connections to the internet.

AI GCP Experience Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

People and planet AI: How to build a Time Series Model to classify fishing activities in the sea - In this episode of People & Planet AI, we share how to build a time series classification app that includes latitude and longitudinal fishing data, in order to enable fair and sustainable use of our oceans.

Official Blog VMware Engine Oct. 4, 2021

VMware and Google Cloud: The next chapter - VMware and Google Cloud summarize the past year of of our partnership success with Google Cloud VMware Engine.

Data Analytics Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Building the data science driven organisation from the first principles - Learn about the basics and best practices on how to build a data science driven culture depending on what type of organization you are.

GCP Experience GPU Machine Learning Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

QuillBot cuts writing time for over 10 million users using Google Cloud - QuillBot gains scalability and cost savings for natural language processing platform with Google Cloud Compute Engine and NVIDIA GPUs.

Compute Engine Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

N2D VMs with latest AMD EPYC CPUs enable on average over 30% better price-performance - Compute Engine N2D VMs with 3rd Generation AMD EPYC processors deliver, on average, over 30% better price-performance compared to prior generations.

Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Stephanie Wong’s guide to #GoogleCloudNext 2021 - A cross-product guide featuring Stephanie Wong’s top Google Cloud Next 2021 sessions for developers, data scientists, security engineers, cloud architects, and more.

Compute Engine Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Build and run a Discord bot on top of Google Cloud - Essential first steps to making your Hello, World bot with Discord, and hosting it on Google Cloud, so it persists even when you and your computer are asleep.

Cloud Bigtable NoSQL Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Migrating table schemas from Apache HBase to Cloud Bigtable - Cloud Bigtable Schema Translation Tool: A new tool to seamlessly create new tables in Cloud Bigtable from an existing Apache HBase table’s schema.

Cloud KMS Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Built-in transparency, automation, and interoperability for Cloud KMS - New features bring increased transparency, improved interoperability, and greater automation to Google Cloud KMS.

App Engine Official Blog Serverless Oct. 4, 2021

Simplifying App Engine updates: extending support for bundled services - Announcing the launch of support for App Engine bundled services in second-generation runtimes for Java, Python, and Go.

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.

Compute Engine Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

N2 VMs with Intel processor refresh enables over 30% better price-performance - New N2 VMs powered by the 3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processor (code-named Ice Lake) further improve our Compute Engine offerings.

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.

AI Machine Learning Monitoring Official Blog Vertex AI Oct. 4, 2021

Monitoring feature attributions: How Google saved one of the largest ML services in trouble - Feature Attributions and Explainable AI can be sometimes a critical factor of MLOps. Learn how Google saved one of its largest ML services in trouble with the methodology.

Cloud Load Balancing Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

What is Cloud Load Balancing? - Cloud Load Balancing is a fully managed software-defined load balancing solution in the cloud.

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 Logging Cloud SQL Monitoring Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Learn how to create alerts based on your database logs in Cloud SQL - How to inspect database logs in Cloud SQL and create metrics and alerts based on those logs.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Do more with less: Introducing Cloud SQL Cost optimization recommendations with Active Assist - Get AI-powered recommendations for methods to reduce cost and optimize instance sizing in Cloud SQL.

Official Blog Security Oct. 4, 2021

Cloud CISO Perspectives: September 2021 - Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables shares his thoughts on what to expect for security at Google Cloud Next ‘21, digital sovereignty, global compliance updates and more.

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.

Apigee Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Announcing Apigee Integration: An API-first approach for connecting data and applications - Google Cloud’s Apigee API management platform adds powerful new integration capabilities.

Official Blog Vertex AI Oct. 4, 2021

Google Cloud Vertex AI + Battlesnake: Using practical reinforcement learning to defeat your friends - Learn how a small team applied Google Cloud services, Vertex AI and Reinforcement Learning to rapidly develop a game playing snake app.

Cloud Pub/Sub Data Analytics Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Manage Capacity with Pub/Sub Lite Reservations. It’s easier and cheaper. - Inexpensive and simpler messaging for large scale streaming analytics and data integration. Like Apache Kafka, Pub/Sub Lite a partitioned, ordered log.

Anthos Official Blog Terraform Oct. 4, 2021

Deploy Anthos on GKE with Terraform Part 2: Guardrails via Policy Controller - Part two in a series on Anthos Config Management (ACM) with Terraform, this shares how to enable Policy Controller to audit and enforce fully programmable policies for your Kubernetes clusters.

Cloud Storage Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Tales from the (en)crypt: What's new for Cloud Storage security - Encryption enhancements include Cloud Key Management performance improvements and support for customer-managed encryption keys (CMEK) for object composition.

Firebase Official Blog Oct. 4, 2021

Analytics Labels for Messaging Campaigns - Using labels in Firebase Cloud Messaging for better analytics.

Official Blog Recommendations AI Tutorial Sept. 27, 2021

Recommendations AI modeling - A walk through the model creation process and how you can get the best of Google’s AI and ML techniques to solve your business problems without deep ML expertise.

BigQuery Monitoring Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

Introducing Quota Monitoring Solution: Single Dashboard with Alerting capabilities - Google Cloud’s Quota Monitoring solutions makes it significantly easier to manage quotas at scale.

Data Analytics GCP Certification Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

Build your data analytics skills with the latest no cost BigQuery trainings - A no-cost, on-demand training opportunities to make the most of BigQuery.

Compute Engine Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

What are the components of a Cloud VM? - Join Brian and Carter as they explore why VMs are some of Google’s most trusted and reliable offerings, and how VMs benefit companies operating at scale in the cloud.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

Behind the scenes: WebGL-powered Maps demos for Google I/O - In preparation for the announcement of the beta release of WebGL-powered Maps features at Google I/O 2021, the Google Maps Platform team worked with Ubilabs, a Google Cloud partner since 2012, to show developers what’s possible when 3D rendering comes to the map.

Cloud DNS Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

Cloud DNS explained! - DNS is one of the necessary services for your application to function but you can rely on a managed service to take care of DNS requirements. Cloud DNS is a managed, low latency DNS service running on the same infrastructure as Google which allows you to easily publish and manage millions of DNS zones and records.

Data Analytics Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

Building the data engineering driven organization from the first principles - Learn about the basics and best practices on how to build a data engineering driven culture depending on what type of organization you are.

BigQuery Cloud Dataprep Data Analytics Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

Data Driven Price Optimization - Learn how to transform and centralize disparate data sources into BigQuery with Dataprep by Trifacta for pricing optimization analysis and machine learning.

API Apigee Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

Announcing Apigee’s native support for managing lifecycle of GraphQL APIs - Apigee API management platform natively supports GraphQL APIs, allowing developers to productize and manage their lifecycle in Apigee.

Cloud Run Cloud Spanner Official Blog Terraform Sept. 27, 2021

Deploying the Cloud Spanner Emulator remotely - Learn how to deploy the Cloud Spanner emulator remotely to GCE and Cloud Run, both manually and via Terraform.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

Understanding Cloud SQL maintenance: how do you manage it? - How to plan ahead and tune your settings to most effectively minimize the impact of Cloud SQL maintenance on your applications.

Kubeflow Official Blog TensorFlow Vertex AI Sept. 27, 2021

Dual deployments on Vertex AI - How to implement an end-to-end workflow enabling dual model deployment scenarios using Kubeflow, TensorFlow Extended (TFX), and Vertex AI.

Official Blog SRE Sept. 27, 2021

What’s your org’s reliability mindset? Insights from Google SREs - An organization’s approach to product reliability is a function of its mindset.

Cloud Deploy Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

Introducing Google Cloud Deploy: Managed continuous delivery to GKE - The new Google Cloud Deploy managed services makes it easier to do continuous delivery to Google Kubernetes Engine, and soon, Anthos.

AWS Cloud Spanner Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

DynamoDB to Cloud Spanner via HarbourBridge - This post announces the support for DynamoDB in Harbourbridge in addition to existing support for PostgreSQL and MySQL. This allows DynamoDB users to try out Cloud Spanner with zero-configuration. It helps users to quickly resolve issues during schema and data migration and lets them try out Cloud Spanner as soon as possible.

Cloud Composer Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

What is Cloud Composer? - What is Cloud Composer? A fully managed workflow orchestration service built on Apache Airflow that helps author, schedule, and monitor pipelines spanning across hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

New [email protected] team—shaping the future of hyperscaler systems - The new [email protected] (SRG) is focused on the future of hyperscaler systems design for the Google ecosystem.

DevOps Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

2021 Accelerate State of DevOps report addresses burnout, team performance - The SODR is continually one of the most downloaded assets on the GCP website. The updated version of the report with new metrics and findings on how to make organizations Elite performers is released.

Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

Google Cloud research credits expand to nonprofit researchers - To fuel the breakthroughs of the future, today’s researchers need easy access to the most innovative cloud technologies. See the latest expansion of Google Cloud research credits beyond its previous scope of government and academic research institutions to researchers at nonprofit institutions.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

Deploying the Cloud Spanner Emulator locally - Learn about running the Cloud Spanner emulator locally and containerizing + deploying the backend of our sample application on the local emulator.

Cloud Storage Eventarc Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

Introducing the new Cloud Storage trigger in Eventarc - Learn how to use the new Cloud Storage trigger of Eventarc.

C++ Cloud Firestore Firebase Official Blog Sept. 27, 2021

Converting between Firestore FieldValue and Variant - C++ code examples for Cloud Firestore.

GKE Autopilot Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

Automate Application Migration with GKE Autopilot and Migrate for GKE - Migrating applications to Kubernetes can be challenging, but by combining the functionalities of Migrate for GKE and GKE Autopilot the process can be greatly simplified.

Official Blog Recommendations AI Sept. 20, 2021

Recommendations AI data ingestion - Recommendations AI uses your product catalog and user events to create machine learning models and deliver personalized product recommendations to your customers.

GCP Experience Official Blog Vertex AI Sept. 20, 2021

Optimizing Waze ad delivery using TensorFlow over Vertex AI - With the help of Google Cloud’s Vertex AI, Waze can run scalable ML to optimize ad delivery.

Data Analytics Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

What type of data processing organization are you? - Data driven transformation requires technical and organizational changes. Success depends on what tech you choose, but also the type of data driven organization you are.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

Deployment models for the Cloud Spanner emulator - This is the first of a three-part series of blog posts, which together will form a solution guide for developers using the Cloud Spanner emulator. In this series, after a quick introduction to the Cloud Spanner emulator, we will explore the usage of the emulator with a Cloud Spanner sample application called OmegaTrade.

Cloud SQL Database Migration Service Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

Upgrade Postgres with pglogical and Database Migration Service - Google’s Database Migration Service simplifies upgrading to the next major version of Postgres.

GCP Certification Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

Google Cloud announces new Cloud Digital Leader training and certification - Learn to leverage knowledge of Google Cloud to drive business impact and improve collaboration between business and technical professionals.

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.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

Announcing Backup for GKE: the easiest way to protect GKE workloads - The new Backup for GKE is a first-party backup.

Cloud Filestore Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

Announcing Filestore Enterprise, for your most demanding apps - Filestore Enterprise is a fully-managed file storage service built for business-critical applications like SAP, with regional availability and NFS.

Cloud Storage Official Blog Storage Sept. 20, 2021

To serve and protect: New storage features help ensure data is never lost - Google Cloud makes enterprise application storage easier to migrate and manage with product launches for Filestore, GKE and Cloud Storage.

AI Official Blog PyTorch Vertex AI Sept. 20, 2021

PyTorch on Google Cloud: How to deploy PyTorch models on Vertex AI - In this blog post, we show how you can deploy PyTorch models on Google Cloud Vertex AI with the Vertex Prediction service to serve predictions from the trained model artifacts.

Official Blog VMware Engine Sept. 20, 2021

Google Cloud disaster recovery using Actifio, VMware Engine and Zerto - There are subtle differences between the ways you protect applications on-premises and in the cloud.

BigQuery Cloud SQL Data Analytics Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

SQL Server SSRS, SSIS packages with Google Cloud BigQuery - The following blog details patterns and examples on how Data teams can use SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) with Google BigQuery.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

Understanding Cloud SQL Maintenance: how long does it take? - A technical breakdown of the Cloud SQL maintenance workflow helps illuminate instance updates and downtime periods.

Official Blog VMware Engine Sept. 20, 2021

Making VMware migrations to Google Cloud simpler than ever - The Google Cloud Catalyst Program provides Google Cloud VMware Engine users financial flexibility when migrating to Google Cloud.

Compute Engine Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

VMs and their relevance to a cloud-native future: A conversation - Do VMs Even Matter? A conversation, based on a new Podcast "VM End-To-End”, about VMs and their relevance to a cloud-native future.

Event Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

Just released: The Google Cloud Next session catalog is live. Build your custom playlists. - Google Cloud Next session catalog is live.

Cloud SDK Cloud Shell Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

Run code samples directly in the Google Cloud documentation - The Google Cloud documentation has a new feature that lets you run code samples in Cloud Shell, without leaving the page.

Infrastructure Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

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

API Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

The differences between synchronous web APIs and asynchronous stateful APIs - Revisits and distinguishes between the concepts of (stateful) APIs.—crafted as products—and enterprise integration patterns, in which APIs are just an additional technical endpoint, providing insights on the context in which each of these 2 concepts should be used.

Cloud Build Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

Push your code and see your builds happening in your terminal with "git deploy" - By extending git on your local machine with just one small Python script, you can see your Cloud Build triggers deployed as you push your code up to GitHub.

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).

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless Sept. 20, 2021

Run more workloads on Cloud Run with new CPU allocation controls - New always-on CPU allocation for Cloud Run opens the doors to running workloads that use background processes.

AI GCP Experience Machine Learning Official Blog Sept. 20, 2021

Chefkoch whips up handwritten recipes in the cloud with text detector - Chefkoch uses Google Cloud ‘s ML capabilities to parse and digitize handwritten recipes.

Cloud Run Cloud Spanner Official Blog Terraform Sept. 20, 2021

Provisioning Cloud Spanner using Terraform - Provisioning and scaling Cloud Spanner and deploying an application on Cloud Run using Terraform templates.

Data Analytics Official Blog Serverless Sept. 13, 2021

Wrapping up the summer: A host of new stories and announcements from Data Analytics - August rollup of the Google Cloud Data Analytics blog, feature announcements from across the portfolio, how-to articles and customer stories.

Cloud Operations Migration Official Blog Sept. 13, 2021

To the cloud and beyond! Migration Enablement with Google Cloud’s Professional Services Organization - How Professional Service Organization (PSO) can help optimize customers' cloud journey when migrating to Google Cloud.

Official Blog Sept. 13, 2021

Expanding Google Cloud’s commitment to startups - Google Cloud announces new services and support for startup customers to scale in the cloud.

Machine Learning Official Blog Python Vertex AI Sept. 13, 2021

PyTorch on Google Cloud: How To train and tune PyTorch models on Vertex AI - With the PyTorch on Google Cloud blog series, we will share how to build, train and deploy PyTorch models at scale, how to create reproducible machine learning pipelines on Google Cloud Vertex AI and emphasize first class support for training and deploying PyTorch models on Vertex AI.

BigQuery Official Blog Sept. 13, 2021

Optimizing your BigQuery incremental data ingestion pipelines - Improve performance of BigQuery incremental data ingestion pipelines by pruning more data during merge step.

Official Blog SAP Sept. 13, 2021

Centralizing SAP system management across clouds using SAP LaMa - SAP Landscape Management (LaMa) supports centralized management of your SAP landscape. Google Cloud recently released a free connector for our customers to deploy an existing or new SAP LaMa instance.

Official Blog Sept. 13, 2021

Bridging the hybrid work gaps with Google Workspace - We’re bridging the gaps in hybrid work with enhancements to Google Meet and the introduction of Spaces.

Business Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Sept. 13, 2021

Helping build the digital future. On Europe’s terms. - 'Cloud. On Europe’s Terms' is a part of Google Cloud's commitment to deliver cloud services that provide the highest levels of digital sovereignty, all while enabling the next wave of growth and transformation for Europe’s businesses and organizations.

Migration Official Blog Sept. 13, 2021

How to check all the right boxes for your cloud migration before you get started - A new guide and checklist of essential tips for the four key parts of the migration process: Assess, Plan, Migrate, and Optimize.

Kubeflow Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI Sept. 13, 2021

Scalable ML Workflows using PyTorch on Kubeflow Pipelines and Vertex Pipelines - This post shows PyTorch on two pipelines frameworks, OSS Kubeflow Pipelines and Vertex Pipelines. We also share some new PyTorch components that have been added to the KFP repo, and show how to run 'KFP v2' pipelines on OSS KFP.

Official Blog Translation API Sept. 13, 2021

Best practices for translating websites with Translation API - Translate your website with Google’s industry leading Machine Learning. Learn best practices for optimizing cost, performance, and security.

App Engine Official Blog Serverless Sept. 4, 2021

Modernizing your serverless applications - Introducing the "Serverless Migration Station" series of videos & codelabs with sample code to help existing users modernize their serverless apps.

Official Blog SAP Sept. 4, 2021

SAP HANA: A solution to memory error impacts - Introducing Memory Poisoning Recovery (MPR) from Google Cloud, minimizing the impact of memory errors for SAP HANA customers.

BigQuery Cloud Healthcare Data Analytics Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

Google Cloud improves Healthcare Interoperability on FHIR - Google Cloud improves healthcare interoperability using the FHIR schema using Healthcare Data Engine, BigQuery, and Looker.

Official Blog Traffic Director Sept. 4, 2021

Traffic Director explained! - If your application is deployed in a microservices architecture then you are likely familiar with the networking challenges that come with it. Traffic Director helps you run microservices in a global service mesh.

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.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

More than just relational data at scale with Spanner’s new JSON data type - Achieve better agility and data quality without losing functionality when managing semi-structured data in Cloud Spanner with new JSON data type.

Business Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

ManTech and Google Cloud open joint facility to expedite government adoption of cloud technologies - Transitioning from legacy infrastructure to the cloud, mitigating security risk, and enabling secure collaboration for a hybrid workforce are challenges many agencies face today. To meet the need for faster industry-wide cloud adoption, Google Cloud is partnering with ManTech, a company that deeply understands the unique needs of the U.S. government mission.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

BigQuery Admin reference guide: Recap - Looking for a path to jumpstart your BigQuery architecture and administration knowledge? This series walks you through the BigQuery fundamentals.

Migration Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

Migration success with Operational Health Reviews from Google Cloud’s Professional Service Organization - Google Cloud PSO helps customers maximize their migrations and deployments.

Official Blog VMware Engine Sept. 4, 2021

Monitoring made simple for Google Cloud VMware Engine and Google Cloud operations suite - Learn how we simplified monitoring for Google Cloud VMware Engine and Google Cloud operations suite.

Cloud Spanner NodeJS Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

Deploying a Cloud Spanner-based Node.js application - How to deploy a Node.js application on Cloud Spanner, and cover a few important Cloud Spanner concepts along the way.

BigQuery Cloud Data Fusion Data Analytics Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

How to load Salesforce data into BigQuery using a code-free approach powered by Cloud Data Fusion - Move Salesforce data into BigQuery using an intuitive drag-and-drop solution based on pre-built connectors, and the self-service model of a code-free data integration service provided by Cloud Data Fusion.

Event Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

Announcing the Government & Education Summit, Nov 3-4, 2021 - The pandemic has served as a catalyst for new ideas and creative solutions to long-standing global issues, including climate change, public health, and resource assistance. We’ve seen all levels of government and education leverage cloud technology to meet these challenges with a fervor and determination not seen since the industrial revolution. We can’t wait to bring those stories to you at the 2021 Google Cloud Government and Education Summit.

GCP Experience Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

TIM Group chooses Cloud SQL over Oracle to power its billing apps - Italy’s largest telecom provider used Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL to automate billing and credit systems.

Network Intelligence Center Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

What is Network Intelligence Center? - Network Intelligence Center provides a single console for managing Google Cloud network observability, monitoring, and troubleshooting.

Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

Begin your headless commerce journey with Google Cloud and commercetools - Learn the most common Google Cloud architecture components that can integrate with commercetools API to build a scalable headless commerce solution.

Billing Compute Engine Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

Save money and time with automated VM management and suspend/resume - A new guide helps you understand how to control costs for your cloud-based VMs.

Business Infrastructure Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

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

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Public Datasets Sept. 4, 2021

What are the newest datasets in Google Cloud? - Want to know about the latest datasets from Google Cloud? Find information here in one handy location. Check back regularly as we update this blog with new datasets and best practices so you can enrich your analytics or ML initiatives.

GCP Experience Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

How Blibli manages updates for stateful and stateless applications on GKE - Learn from Blibli, an Indonesian Ecommerce provider, on how to manage updates to your applications on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).

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.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL now supports Linux Huge Pages - Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL now supports Linux Huge Pages.

API Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

Why API-first is the best approach to application integration - Why API-first approaches are essential a successful integration strategy.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

Reduce latency with Cloud Spanner multi-region leader placement - Some examples of how you can use configurable leader placement to improve application latency when using Cloud Spanner.

BigQuery Billing Official Blog VMware Engine Sept. 4, 2021

Google Cloud VMware Engine, PowerCLI and BigQuery Analytics - Exporting data from Google Cloud billing data into a BigQuery dataset is relatively straight-forward. However, exporting data from GCVE into BigQuery requires PowerShell scripting. The following blog details steps to extract data from GCVE and load it into BigQuery for reporting and analysis.

Cloud Functions Official Blog Serverless Sept. 4, 2021

New Cloud Functions min instances reduces serverless cold starts - Setting ‘min instances’ on your Cloud Functions applications translates to lower startup times.

Cloud Healthcare Data Loss Prevention API Official Blog Sept. 4, 2021

Protecting Healthcare data with DLP: A guide for getting started - Use Google Cloud DLP to protect healthcare data without reducing its ability to help patients get better care.

Official Blog Vertex AI Aug. 30, 2021

Anomaly detection with TensorFlow Probability and Vertex AI - Get a glimpse into the kinds of hard problems Google interns are working on, learn more about TensorFlow Probability’s Structural Time Series APIs, and learn how to run jobs on Vertex Pipelines.

BigQuery Cloud Spanner Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

Replicating from Cloud Spanner to BigQuery at scale - Cloud Spanner is Google Cloud's native and distributed Online Transaction Processing System (OLTP). Due to its distributed nature, it can scale horizontally and therefore is suitable for workloads with very high throughputs containing large volumes of data. This invites a huge opportunity to do analytics on top of it.

BigQuery Cloud Spanner Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

Real-time analytics made easy with Cloud Spanner federated queries with BigQuery - Create real-time insights by bridging the gap between operational data and analytics.

Cloud Storage Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

All you need to know about Cloud Storage - Cloud Storage is a global, secure, and scalable object store for immutable data such as images, text, videos, and other file formats. You can add data to it or retrieve data from it as often as your application needs.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

BigQuery Admin reference guide: Monitoring - This blog aims to simplify monitoring and best practices related to BigQuery, with a focus on slots and automation.

Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day with Google Cloud - In honor of Women’s Equality Day 2021 Google Cloud celebrates women in cloud and business technology (at Google and beyond).

Cloud Pub/Sub Data Analytics Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

Save messages, money, and time with Pub/Sub topic retention - With new topic retention functionality, you can back up and replay messages that are published to Pub/Sub topic.

Dialogflow Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

Six new features in Dialogflow CX - Discover 6 new features that make Dialogflow CX the best chatbot virtual agent for enterprises.

Official Blog Security Aug. 30, 2021

Cloud CISO Perspectives: August 2021 - Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables shares his thoughts on JCDC, Whitehouse Cybersecurity Summit, and other cloud security developments.

App Engine Official Blog Serverless Aug. 30, 2021

New features to better secure your Google App Engine apps - Announcing new features to further extend the security already provided by App Engine: Egress Controls and User-managed service accounts.

Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

How Renault solved scaling and cost challenges on its Industrial Data platform using BigQuery and Dataflow - Renault worked with Google Cloud’s professional services to design and build a new architecture for its data management platform.

BeyondCorp Official Blog Security Aug. 30, 2021

A unified and proven Zero Trust system with BeyondCorp and BeyondProd - How Google applies Zero Trust concepts to secure end-user access and running production systems at scale.

Data Analytics Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

Converging architectures: Bringing data lakes and data warehouses together - The convergence of data lake and data warehouse means that users can now access the data regardless of the infrastructure limitations, in where or how data is stored.

Official Blog Vertex AI Aug. 30, 2021

Optimize training performance with Reduction Server on Vertex AI - Learn how to configure Vertex Training jobs that utilize Reduction Server to optimize bandwidth and latency of distributed training for synchronous data parallel algorithms.

Official Blog Security Aug. 30, 2021

Shift security left with on-demand vulnerability scanning - Use on-demand vulnerability scanning to detect issues early and help prevent downstream problems.

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.

Cloud Bigtable Cloud Datastore Cloud Firestore Cloud Spanner Cloud SQL Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

Your Google Cloud database options, explained - Picking the right database for your application is not easy. This post covers the different database options available within Google Cloud across relational (SQL) and non-relational (NoSQL) databases and explains which use cases are best suited for each database option.

Cloud Dataproc Data Analytics GPU HPC Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

Single-cell genomic analysis accelerated by NVIDIA on Google Cloud - Learn about single-cell genomic analysis on Google Cloud using NVIDIA and Dataproc.

Official Blog Security Aug. 30, 2021

Best practices using Web Risk API to help stop phishing and more - Check out Web Risk API’s best practices to see how you can help use all of Web Risk API’s together to stop attacks targeting your end users.

Cloud Functions Official Blog Secret Manager Serverless Aug. 30, 2021

What's the key to a more secure Cloud Function? It's a secret! - The Google Secret Manager native integration with Cloud Functions makes it easier to access secrets for authenticating to upstream APIs and services.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

The top 5 launches of 2021 (so far) - Find out the top 5 Google Cloud launches from 2021 so far.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

One click deploy Triton Inference Server in Google Kubernetes Engine - Accelerate your GPU-enabled ML inference projects with one click using the Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) on NVIDIA’s Triton Inference Server.

Cloud Dataflow Cloud Pub/Sub Data Analytics Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

Handling duplicate data in streaming pipelines using Dataflow and Pub/Sub - How to handle duplicate data in your streaming data pipeline using Pub/Sub and Dataflow.

Firebase Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

Firebase SDK for Apple now fully supports Swift Package Manager - As of Firebase 8.6.0 for iOS, Firebase fully supports Swift Package Manager. This means you can now add Firebase to your iOS project without leaving Xcode.

Firebase Official Blog Aug. 30, 2021

The new Firebase JS SDK is now GA - Version 9 of the Firebase SDK is now generally available. This new version adopts a module first format that is optimized for elimination of unused code. The result is a potential significant reduction of Firebase library code in JavaScript bundles, up to 80% in some scenarios.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

Listen up! Google Cloud Reader reaches 50 episodes - Google Cloud Reader is a podcast that lets you listen to the Google Cloud Blog posts that aren't as dependent on visuals.

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.

BeyondCorp Official Blog Security Aug. 23, 2021

Zero trust is a must: Supporting our customers with new BeyondCorp Enterprise features - New features for BeyondCorp Enterprise include native support for client certificates, on-prem connector, and new attributes in Access Context Manager.

Infrastructure Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

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

App Engine Cloud Operations Cloud Run Compute Engine Official Blog Serverless Aug. 23, 2021

Zero effort performance insights for popular serverless offerings - Traces provide signals for latency. Traces are now available by default in serverless offerings such as AppEngine, Cloud Run and Cloud Functions.

Artifact Registry Cloud Functions Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

Using a private repo on Artifact Registry in Google Cloud Functions - Late last year, we announced that Artifact Registry was going GA, allowing GCP customers to manage their packages within the same platform as they were being deployed. In this blogpost, we want to show you how to do exactly that with a private dependency.

Official Blog Recommendations AI Aug. 23, 2021

How to get better retail recommendations with Recommendations AI - Recommendations AI is a solution that uses machine learning to bring product recommendations to their shoppers across any catalog or client list. This service is part of our full suite of Retail solutions. When you integrate with the Retail API, you get the benefit of Google's Product Discovery.

Compute Engine Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

High durability options for Compute Engine workloads - This article provides information regarding the durability that Persistent Disk provides.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

BigQuery Admin reference guide: API landscape - Explore the different BigQuery APIs that can help you programmatically manage and leverage your data.

Migration Official Blog Storage Aug. 23, 2021

Getting to the cloud: Best practices for migrating from On-prem to Google Cloud using Storage Transfer Service - Learn how to use Storage Transfer Service to move data from on-prem to the cloud, and common mistakes to avoid.

Artifact Registry Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

Artifact Registry: the next generation of Container Registry - Compared with Container Registry, Artifact Registry lets you store non-container artifacts, and provides better security and more flexibility.

Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

IDC reveals 323% ROI for SAP customers using BigQuery - Resulting from interviews with seven customers leveraging BigQuery for SAP data, IDC demonstrates a 323% ROI and 52% lower 3-year cost of operations.

HPC Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

Scaling data access to 10Tbps (yes, terabits) with Lustre - Working with DDN and NAG, the Lustre file system running on Google Cloud ranked 8th on this year’s IO500 benchmark.

Migration Official Blog Storage Aug. 23, 2021

What's the latest with Actifio GO backup and disaster recovery? - Read the latest news on Actifio GO backup and disaster recovery including information about the July 2021 release.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

BigQuery workload management best practices - This blog aims to simplify the concept of slots and related metrics, benefits of dedicated slots, monitoring best practices and, optimize workload with Automation.

AI Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

Scalable tech support via AI-augmented chat - As Googlers transitioned to working from home during the pandemic, more and more turned to chat-based support to help them fix technical problems. Google's IT support team looked at many options to help meet the increased demand for tech support quickly and efficiently.

Compute Engine Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

Using Compute Engine: Users’ top questions answered - Answers to Compute Engine users’ most common questions, based on best-read documentation pages.

Official Blog Security Aug. 23, 2021

How to conduct live network forensics in GCP - Collect and preserve vital evidence for the digital forensic process while the incident response team resolves an incident.

Cloud Monitoring Cloud Operations Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

Use Process Metrics for troubleshooting and resource attribution - Find memory leaks or the source of performance issues, and understand aggregate resource consumption for your virtual machines with process metrics.

Anthos Kubernetes Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

Five do’s and don’ts of multicloud, according to the experts - Experts shared how to do multicloud the right way.

Anthos Apigee Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

Unlocking Application Modernization with Microservices and APIs - How enterprises can use both API management and a service mesh to create better experiences for both developers and customers.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI Aug. 23, 2021

Build a reinforcement learning recommendation application using Vertex AI - In this article, we’ll demonstrate an RL-based movie recommender system, including a MLOps pipeline, built with Vertex AI and TF-Agents.

BigQuery Machine Learning Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

Access free training and learn how to automate hyperparameter tuning to find the best model - We’ll walk through how to easily create optimal machine learning models with BigQuery ML's recently launched automated hyperparameter tuning. You can also register for our free training on August 19 to gain more experience with hyperparameter tuning and get your questions answered by Google experts.

Cloud Memorystore Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

What is Memorystore? - Many of today's applications ranging from gaming, cybersecurity, social media require processing data at sub-millisecond latency to deliver real-time experiences. To meet demands of low latency at increased scale and reduced cost you need an in-memory datastore.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

Understanding Cloud SQL Maintenance: why is it needed? - Get acquainted with the way maintenance works in Cloud SQL so you can effectively plan availability.

Cloud Firestore Firebase Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

Meet the Firestore Emulator Requests Monitor - The Firestore Emulator Requests Monitor allows you to see requests to your local Firestore Emulator in real-time, and drill down to the details of each request, such as method, path, and Firebase Security Rules evaluation.

Official Blog Security Aug. 23, 2021

Zero trust: Putting it all together with policy - Use your understanding about your systems, services and applications to set policies that make sense for your specific set of risks and goals.

Anthos Official Blog SRE Terraform Aug. 23, 2021

Deploy Anthos on GKE with Terraform part 1: GitOps with Config Sync - It is now simple to use Terraform to configure Anthos features on your GKE clusters. This is the first part of the 3 part series that describes using Terraform to enable Config Sync.

Official Blog Security Aug. 23, 2021

Foundational best practices for securing your cloud deployment - The security foundations blueprint identifies core security decisions and guides you with opinionated best practices for deploying a secured GCP environment.

Cloud Marketplace Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

Private Catalog: Enabling easier curation of Cloud Marketplace products - Admins can now add SaaS products from Google Cloud Marketplace to their organization’s Private Catalog, for use by end users.

AI Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

New study available: Modernize with AIOps to maximize your impact - In this commissioned study, Forrester Consulting explores how organizations are using AI Ops in their cloud environments.

Cloud SQL Compute Engine Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

How to connect a Private Cloud SQL instance to a Private IP VM - How to set up a connection from a private Compute Engine VM to a private Cloud SQL instance using the mysqlsh command line tool.

Infrastructure Official Blog Aug. 23, 2021

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

Firebase Javascript Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

Deep dive into the new Firebase JS SDK design - Explanation of changes in a new Firebase Javascript SDK.

Event Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

Upcoming Webinar: “How to plan your migration the right way” - Register today for free upcoming webinar, “How Google Cloud Customers Can Plan Their Migration the Right Way”.

Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI Aug. 16, 2021

The Brexit vote: A case study in causal inference using machine learning - This article introduces the concept of causal inference, applied to the Brexit vote, using both statistical methods and Vertex AutoML.

Cloud Operations Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

Verify GKE Service Availability with new dedicated uptime checks - Uptime checks for GKE Loadbalancer services help to ensure your services are running, and quickly isolate the root causes of failures.

BigQuery Cloud AutoML Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

A technical solution producing highly-personalized investment recommendations using ML - The implementation details behind Softserve’s use of Google Cloud to improve retail investing with the Investment Products Recommendation Engine (IPRE).

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

Migrating to Cloud Spanner using HarbourBridge and Data Validation Tool - There has recently been a lot of interest in migrating from existing open source relational databases such as MySQL or PostgreSQL to Google Cloud Spanner to enable horizontal scaling. This type of heterogeneous migration can be complicated, however there are two open source tools that can help: HarbourBridge and the Data Validation Tool.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

What’s new with Splunk Dataflow template: Automatic log parsing, UDF support, and more! - Announcing new features for Splunk Dataflow template with improved compatibility with Splunk Add-on for GCP, more extensibility using user-defined functions (UDFs), and general pipeline reliability enhancements.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

BigQuery Admin reference guide: Data governance - Learn how to ensure your data is discoverable, secure and usable inside of BigQuery.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

Saving the day: How Cloud SQL makes data protection easy - Backup, high availability, and replication all play key roles in making your applications fault-tolerant.

Cloud Operations Compute Engine Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

Monitor and troubleshoot your VMs in context for faster resolution - Save time when accessing critical data for troubleshooting in Virtual Machines. Metrics, charts, and logs now available in the VM console.

Business Event Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

Announcing our first-ever Google Cloud Startup Summit on September 9, 2021 - Registration is open for our first-ever Google Cloud Startup Summit, an event filled with inspiration, education, and discussion on September 9, 2021.

Business Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

Google Cloud study: Cloud adoption increasing in financial services, but regulatory hurdles remain - Survey results from Google Cloud and the Harris Poll on challenges and opportunities of cloud adoption in financial services, based on responses of >1,300 IT leaders.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

Extend your Dataflow template with UDFs - Learn how to easily extend a Cloud Dataflow template with user-defined functions (UDFs) to transform messages in-flight, without modifying or maintaining Apache Beam code.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI Aug. 16, 2021

Fuel your custom models with Vertex AI - Learn how to use Vertex AI - Google Cloud's newly announced managed ML platform - to build end-to-end ML workflows. You'll learn how to go from raw data to deployed model, and will leave this workshop ready to develop and productionize your own ML projects with Vertex AI.

GPU Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

Streaming VR and AR content from Google Cloud with NVIDIA CloudXR - How NVIDIA CloudXR in Google Cloud data centers enables high-fidelity VR and AR applications.

Data Analytics Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

Building a unified analytics data platform on Google Cloud - Data-driven transformation starts with a modern data platform, built on Google Cloud.

Anthos Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

Running Anthos inside Google - How we run our third-party software on Anthos at Google.

Cloud Identity Aware Proxy Official Blog Security Aug. 16, 2021

Zero trust with reverse proxy - A reverse proxy stands in front of your data, services, or virtual machines, catching requests from anywhere in the world and carefully checking each one to see if it is allowed.

Cloud Operations Compute Engine Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

Troubleshoot GKE apps faster with monitoring data in Cloud Logging - View contextual Monitoring data in your GKE log lines. Easily see the relevant pod, node and cluster events and metrics for your pod.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI Aug. 16, 2021

Let’s get it started! Triggering ML pipeline runs - Learn two approaches to automate your Vertex Pipeline runs using Cloud Scheduler and Cloud Functions.

Cloud Logging Cloud Operations Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Aug. 16, 2021

Use log buckets for data governance, now supported in 23 regions - If you have data governance and compliance requirements, Cloud Logging can help you meet them with regional log buckets, available now in 23 regions.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Python Aug. 16, 2021

Data Validation for Oracle to Cloud Spanner Migration - Data Validation Tool is an open sourced python CLI based tool that compares heterogeneous data source tables and provides multi-level validation functions. DVT can connect to different types of source and target databases and create validation reports based on the criteria defined. In this blog, we will see how to set up the Data Validation Tool to compare data between Oracle and Spanner tables and create validation reports in BigQuery.

Firebase Official Blog Security Aug. 9, 2021

New features in App Check beta - Three new features are added to the App Check beta: support for App Attest on iOS, configurable time-to-live values (TTLs) for tokens, and support for protecting non-Firebase backends with App Check.

Firebase Monitoring Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

Unlocking your app’s best experience with Firebase Performance Monitoring - Firebase Performance Monitoring processes your app performance data in real-time so you can monitor new releases during development and post-launch.

NodeJS Official Blog Python Aug. 9, 2021

Try a tutorial in the Google Cloud Console - You can follow tutorials and walkthroughs in the Google Cloud Console, allowing you to view the instructions and the console at the same time. The tutorials include links and highlights, making it easy to find the screens and buttons you're looking for.

Billing Official Blog Recommender Security Aug. 9, 2021

Introducing Unattended Project Recommender: discover, reclaim, or deprecate abandoned projects under your organization - Save money and improve security by automating the discovery, management and reclamation of old projects with Unattended Project Recommender.

Data Analytics Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

New This Month in Data Analytics: Taking Home the Gold in Data - Highlights from the July blogs for Data Analytics.

Database Migration Service Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

MySQL major version upgrade using Database Migration Service - Google’s Database Migration Service gives us the tool we need to perform Major Version upgrades for MySQL.

Infrastructure Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

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

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

BigQuery Admin reference guide: Query optimization - Understand complex query execution and explore techniques to refine your SQL for faster, more efficient data processing.

Google Cloud Platform Migration Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

30 ways to leave your data center: key migration guides, in one place - Essential guides for all the workloads your business is considering migrating to the public cloud.

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.

HPC Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

Deploy optimized HPC clusters in the cloud with Intel Select Solutions - Intel Select Solutions for Simulation and Modeling on Google Cloud make it easy to create optimized HPC environments quickly.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI Aug. 9, 2021

Distributed training and Hyperparameter tuning with TensorFlow on Vertex AI - Learn how to configure and launch a distributed hyperparameter tuning job with Vertex Training using bayesian optimization.

Infrastructure Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

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

Cloud Logging Cloud Operations Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

New histogram features in Cloud Logging to troubleshoot faster - Finding the right logs is critical to troubleshooting which is why we designed and built the histogram in the Logs Explorer. We recently added features to the histogram which make it easier to find the logs you need quickly.

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.

GCP Experience Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

How Digitec Galaxus delivers personalized newsletters with reinforcement learning and Google Cloud - How Swiss online retailer Digitec Galaxus built a personalized newsletter for customers using Recommendations AI and Google Cloud.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

New Cloud-based maps styling features provide more options, control, and flexibility to enhance your user experience - This year at Google I/O, we announced the general availability of Cloud-based maps styling for the Maps JavaScript API. In an effort to provide you with more options and more control to help create the best experience for your users, today we’re releasing new features to Cloud-based maps styling.

Anthos DevOps Official Blog SRE Aug. 9, 2021

Get in sync: Consistent Kubernetes with new Anthos Config Management features - Anthos Config Management and Config Controller bring Kubernetes-style declarative policy and config management to GKE environments.

Cloud IoT IoT Official Blog Aug. 9, 2021

What is Cloud IoT Core? - Cloud IoT Core is a managed service to securely connect, manage, and ingest data from global device fleets.

Official Blog Secret Manager Aug. 9, 2021

Elevate your security with new Secret Manager features and integrations - Increased SLA, geo-expansion, new certifications, Customer-Managed Encryption Keys and more come to Google Cloud Secret Manager.

Official Blog VMware Engine Aug. 9, 2021

8 ways Google Cloud elevates agility and security for financial services - A new white paper by IDG highlights an alternative to replatforming your financial services apps, and how to do it with Google Cloud VMware Engine.

AI Official Blog Python Aug. 9, 2021

Image search with natural language queries - This post shows how to build an image search utility using natural language queries. Our aim is to use different GCP services to demonstrate this.

Official Blog Vertex AI Aug. 2, 2021

Monitor models for training-serving skew with Vertex AI - This blog post focuses on how Vertex AI enables one of the core aspects of MLOps: monitoring models deployed in production for training-serving skew.

Cloud Memorystore Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

Introducing improved maintenance policy for Cloud Memorystore - Reduce maintenance downtime and get more control with Cloud Memorystore.

Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

Compliance Engineering - From manual attestation to continuous compliance - Cloud technology opens up new avenues of compliance automation.

Data Analytics Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

All you need to know about Datastream - Learn about Datastream: Serverless and easy-to-use change data capture and replication service.

Data Analytics Looker Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

Building with Looker made easier with the Extension Framework - The Extension Framework is a fully hosted development platform that enables developers to build any data-powered application, workflow or tool right in Looker. By eliminating the need to spin up and host infrastructure, the Extension Framework lets developers focus on building great experiences for their users.

DevOps Official Blog SRE Aug. 2, 2021

Securing the software development lifecycle with Cloud Build and SLSA - Google’s proposed SLSA framework provides guidance on how to build a more secure software supply chain.

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.

Business Official Blog Security Aug. 2, 2021

Why retailers should run in our trusted cloud - Digital retail is the new normal. So how do brands make the best of a cloud transition while keeping themselves and their customers safe and secure?

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

BigQuery Admin reference guide: Query processing - An in depth view of query processing in BigQuery.

Cloud Data Fusion Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

How LiveRamp scales identity data management in the cloud - LiveRamp simplifies data operations, and enable customers to connect, control, and activate user data safely and securely with CDAP and Data Fusion.

CI Cloud Build Official Blog SRE Aug. 2, 2021

Introducing Cloud Build private pools: Secure CI/CD for private networks - With new private pools, you can use Google Cloud’s hosted Cloud Build CI/CD service on resources in your private network or in other clouds.

Infrastructure Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

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

Official Blog SAP Aug. 2, 2021

SAP and Google Cloud: The next chapter begins - SAP and Google Cloud are expanding their partnership through the RISE with SAP program.

Infrastructure Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

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

Official Blog Security Aug. 2, 2021

Data protection in transit, in storage, and in use - Whether you're handling highly regulated financial services data, or sensitive pictures from your customers, or need to protect high-value intellectual property, check out confidential computing and hear more about how it works on this episode of Cloud Security Podcast.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

Elevate customer and driver experiences with improved accuracy, reliability, and travel modes - When users book a ride or order food, they want a seamless experience and real-time accurate updates. Today, we’re taking a closer look into data quality improvements for location, time and distance accuracy, and motorbike routes.

DevOps Official Blog SRE Aug. 2, 2021

Let's migrate: why lifting and shifting is simply too easy to ignore - Maximise the velocity and success of your cloud migration by starting with lift and shift.

Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

Best practices for dependency management - This article describes a set of best practices for managing dependencies of your application, including vulnerability monitoring, artifact verification, and steps to reduce your dependency footprint and make it reproducible.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

A container story - Google Kubernetes Engine - Like virtual machines, containers enable you to package your application together with libraries and other dependencies, providing isolated environments for running your software services; the similarities end here as containers offer a far more lightweight unit for developers and IT Ops teams to work with.

BigQuery Official Blog SAP Aug. 2, 2021

Design considerations for SAP data modeling in BigQuery - Learn how to model your SAP data inside of BigQuery, Google Cloud’s serverless data warehouse.

Business Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

Hey Google, show me the future of retail - Google Cloud’s Retail Summit offers an optimistic vision of retail’s future.

Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

Easy data blending, intelligent reporting leveraging Google Cloud to extend Anaplan Planning - Anaplan Connected Planning Platform is now integrated into Google Cloud, including with BigQuery and Google Sheets.

Official Blog Vertex AI Aug. 2, 2021

New to ML: Learning path on Vertex AI - If you're new to ML, or new to Vertex AI, this post will walk through a few example ML scenarios to help you understand when to use which tool, going from ML APIs all the way to custom models and MLOps for taking them into a production system.

GCP Experience Official Blog Recommendations AI Aug. 2, 2021

IKEA Retail (Ingka Group) increases Global Average Order Value for eCommerce by 2% with Recommendations AI - IKEA uses Recommendations AI to provide customers with more relevant product information.

API Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

Delivering API stability with Google Enterprise APIs - Google Cloud follows new API stability tenets that work to minimize unexpected deprecations to our Enterprise APIs.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

Strengthening our workplace with neurodiverse talent - Google Cloud launches a career program for people with autism designed to hire and support more talented people with autism in the rapidly growing cloud industry.

Firebase Javascript Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

Introducing the new Firebase JS SDK - New web Firebase Javascript SDK libraries are up to 80% smaller.

Firebase Official Blog Aug. 2, 2021

Unlocking the next level of app stability with Firebase Crashlytics - Real-time crash reporting in Firebase Crashlytics allows you to quickly triage and troubleshoot any bugs in your app by gathering and grouping crashes based on where they occurred in your app’s code.

Cloud Data Fusion Data Analytics Official Blog July 26, 2021

Bridge data silos with Data Fusion - An overview of Cloud Data Fusion.

Official Blog Security July 26, 2021

Cloud CISO Perspectives: July 2021 - Keep reading below for the highlights and learnings from our Security and Government Security Summits, Google-wide efforts to protect users from online threats and our continued progress securing the software supply chain and open source software security.

BigQuery Official Blog July 26, 2021

BigQuery Admin reference guide: Storage internals - Learn how BigQuery stores your data for optimal analysis, and what levers you can pull to further improve performance.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog July 26, 2021

GKE best practices: Create a cost-optimized cluster in just a few clicks - Follow the prompts in our new GKE cost optimized cluster setup guide to build a cluster based on best practices.

Anthos Official Blog Windows July 26, 2021

Bringing Kubernetes’ goodness to Windows Server apps with Anthos - You can now run Windows Server apps on Anthos in your on-premises data center, in addition to running them on GKE.

Cloud Bigtable GCP Experience Official Blog July 26, 2021

How Cloud Bigtable helps Ravelin detect retail fraud with low latency - Detecting fraud with low latency and accepting payments at scale is made easier thanks to Bigtable.

Official Blog July 26, 2021

New Paper: Assuring Compliance in the Cloud - Today we are releasing the new paper by the Office of the CISO of Google Cloud. In the paper we reveal a new approach for modernizing your compliance approach using modern approaches and Google Cloud toolsets.

Event Google Cloud Platform Official Blog July 26, 2021

Registration is open for Google Cloud Next: October 12–14 - Register now for Google Cloud Next on October 12–14, 2021.

BigQuery Official Blog July 26, 2021

Query BIG with BigQuery: A cheat sheet - Organizations rely on data warehouses to aggregate data from disparate sources, process it, and make it available for data analysis in support of strategic decision-making. BigQuery is the Google Cloud enterprise data warehouse designed to help organizations to run large scale analytics with ease and quickly unlock actionable insights.

GCP Certification Official Blog July 26, 2021

Grow your ML skills with free offer from Coursera - Google Cloud ML Academy provides free machine learning training and a one month free offer from Coursera.

BigQuery Data Analytics Looker Official Blog Security July 26, 2021

Extending the power of Chronicle with BigQuery and Looker - Google Cloud security analytics platform, Chronicle, now integrated with BigQuery and Looker improving security operations.

Official Blog Security July 26, 2021

Modernizing SOC ... Introducing Autonomic Security Operations - The Autonomic Security Operations solution is a new approach to transforming Security Operations to protect against modern-day security threats, built on Chronicle and Google Cloud.

Compute Engine Official Blog July 26, 2021

Showcasing dynamic resource management in E2 VMs - In an internal analysis, Google Cloud’s cost-optimized E2 VMs displayed strong, consistent performance, making it a fit for a variety of workloads.

Official Blog Python July 26, 2021

Introducing the Data Validation Tool for EDW migrations - New open-sourced Python CLI tool helps take the headache out of data validation.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics GPU Official Blog July 26, 2021

Give your data processing a boost with Dataflow GPU - With Dataflow GPU, customers can leverage the power of NVIDIA GPUs in their data pipelines.

Data Analytics Looker Official Blog July 26, 2021

Reimagining the way we experience data with new Looker product features - Google Cloud introduces new features to Looker to help organizations deliver data-driven experiences at scale.

Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI July 26, 2021

Vertex Matching Engine: Blazing fast and massively scalable nearest neighbor search

Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI July 26, 2021

Kickstart your organization’s ML application development flywheel with the Vertex Feature Store - A Feature Store is a key ingredient for MLOps, helping accelerate development, deployment, and management of production ML applications. Google's new Vertex Feature Store provides a unified solution for ML feature discovery, sharing, and serving at scale.

DevOps Official Blog July 26, 2021

How to put your company on a path to successful cloud migration - A new white paper to help you put your company on a path to successful cloud migration.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Public Datasets July 26, 2021

Make informed decisions with Google Trends data - Walk through example queries and workflows to blend the newly launched Google Trends public dataset with other actional data.

Cloud Operations Compute Engine Monitoring Official Blog July 26, 2021

The Ops Agent is now GA and it leverages OpenTelemetry - Today, we’re happy to announce the General Availability of the new Ops Agent, which replaces both the Logging and Monitoring agents and simplifies installation, management, and configuration across the board.

Cloud SDK Cloud Storage Official Blog July 26, 2021

Faster Cloud Storage transfers using the gcloud command-line - The new gcloud storage enables super-fast data transfers using a new parallelization strategy and hashing library.

BigQuery Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog July 26, 2021

Crux chose BigQuery for rock-solid, cost-effective data delivery - Crux uses BigQuery as central cloud data warehouse and data hub.

Official Blog July 26, 2021

Announcing the winners of our Google Cloud 2020 Partner Awards - Announcing the winners of our Google Cloud 2020 Partner Awards.

Official Blog Security July 26, 2021

New Google Cloud Security offerings, just announced in the Government Security Summit keynote

Official Blog Security July 26, 2021

Advancing our trusted cloud with engineered-in, invisible security - A vision for invisible security that helps stay ahead of evolving threats.

Cloud IDS Official Blog July 26, 2021

Extending our Trusted Cloud: Introducing Cloud IDS for Network-based Threat Detection - Cloud IDS (Intrusion Detection System) helps detect malware, spyware, and command-and-control attacks.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog TPU July 26, 2021

Scaling deep learning workloads with PyTorch / XLA and Cloud TPU VM - This article addresses challenges associated with scaling deep learning workloads to distributed training jobs that use remote storage. We demonstrate how to stream training data from Cloud Storage to PyTorch / XLA models running on Cloud TPU Pods.

App Engine Cloud Run Official Blog July 26, 2021

Where should I run my stuff? Choosing a Google Cloud compute option - Choosing the right infrastructure options to run your application is critical, both for the success of your application and for the team that is managing and developing it. This post breaks down some of the most important factors that you need to consider when deciding where you should run your stuff!

Compute Engine Official Blog Security July 26, 2021

What you need to know about Confidential Computing - How Google Cloud uses Confidential VMs and GKE Nodes to encrypt data even when it’s in use.

Official Blog Private Catalog Terraform July 26, 2021

Private Catalog: Improving Terraform deployment management experiences - With this release, Private Catalog admins can use Terraform configurations to keep end users informed about updates.

BigQuery Billing Official Blog July 26, 2021

Blue-sky thinking: how Sky is reimagining their FinOps journey - How Sky saved millions with Google Cloud and Google FinOps strategies.

Cloud SQL Data Analytics Official Blog July 26, 2021

Use Cloud SQL Read Replicas to separate your analytics and production workloads - Learn the steps to use Cloud SQL Read Replicas to separate your analytics and production workloads.

Official Blog July 26, 2021

Exclusive preview: Google Cloud fireside chat with Dmitri Alperovitch, Founder and Former CTO of CrowdStrike

Certificate Authority Service Official Blog July 19, 2021

Announcing general availability of Google Cloud CA Service - Google Cloud CAS provides a highly scalable and available private CA to address the unprecedented growth in certificates in the digital world.

Cloud Armor Official Blog July 19, 2021

Cloud Armor: enhancing security at the edge with Adaptive Protection, expanded coverage scope, and new rules - Cloud Armor gets Adaptive Protection, expanded coverage scope, and new rules.

BigQuery Official Blog July 19, 2021

BigQuery Admin reference guide: Jobs & reservation model - Learn all about workload management in BigQuery by understanding what a job is and how slot reservations can be leveraged across your organization.

BigQuery Billing Looker Official Blog Visualization July 19, 2021

Optimizing your Google Cloud spend with BigQuery and Looker - Learn how you can export billing data into BigQuery and leverage pre-built dashboards, plus self-service data exploration environments to save costs.

Cloud Logging Cloud Operations Official Blog July 19, 2021

Create alerts from your logs, available now in Preview - Google Cloud announces the preview of log-based alerts, a new feature that opens alerts to all log types, adds new notification channels, and helps you make alerts more actionable within minutes.

Infrastructure Official Blog July 19, 2021

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

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.

Infrastructure Official Blog July 19, 2021

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

GCP Experience Official Blog July 19, 2021

How Wunderkind scales up to 200K requests per second using Google Cloud - How the performance marketing channel handles 31 billion events a day.

Compute Engine Official Blog July 19, 2021

Simplify VM migrations with Migrate for Compute Engine as a service - Migrate for Compute Engine enables simple, frictionless, and large-scale enterprise migrations of virtual machines to Google Compute Engine with minimal downtime and risk. Read on to understand how we are delivering Migrate for Compute Engine as a service.

Event Official Blog July 19, 2021

Google Cloud Government Security Summit - Join us for ‘can’t miss’ content and solutions for your toughest cybersecurity challenges - Register today to reserve your spot on July 20th, 2021.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog July 19, 2021

Helping you pick the greenest region for your Google Cloud resources - An enhanced region picker makes it easy to choose a Google Cloud region with the lowest CO2 output.

Cloud Dataproc Official Blog July 12, 2021

How to build an open cloud datalake with Delta Lake, Presto & Dataproc Metastore - Building an Open Data Lake with Apache Spark for data processing, Presto as a query engine and Open Formats such as Delta Lake for storing all data.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog July 12, 2021

New This Month in Data Analytics: Simple, Sophisticated, and Secure - We used all the hours we could in June to deliver a flurry of new features across BigQuery, Dataflow, Data Fusion, and more. Let’s take a look!

Cloud SQL Official Blog July 12, 2021

Cloud SQL for MySQL launches IAM database authentication - Simplify administration and security in Cloud SQL for MySQL with IAM database authentication, now in GA.

Config Connector Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog July 12, 2021

Build a platform with KRM: Part 5 - Manage hosted resources from Kubernetes - Learn how to manage your Google Cloud-hosted resources with GKE and Config Connector.

Cloud SQL Official Blog July 12, 2021

Authenticating to Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL with IAM service accounts - This blog post’s goal is to provide an ELI5 procedural outline of the steps that one needs to take in order to that led to perform: Configure Cloud SQL for IAM Authentication Configure a user agent to connect to a given database using assigned service account credentials.

GCP Certification Official Blog July 12, 2021

Learn to code for the cloud: Earn native app development skills badges for free - Google Cloud’s new Native App Development skills challenge lets you earn badges that demonstrate your ability to create cloud-native apps.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog July 12, 2021

Measuring Cloud Spanner performance for your workload - In this post, we will explore a middle ground to performance testing using JMeter. Performance test Cloud Spanner for a custom workload before making application code changes and executing data migration.

Cloud Firestore Official Blog July 12, 2021

All you need to know about Firestore: A cheatsheet - Building applications is a heavy lift due to the technical complexity, which includes the complexity of backend services that are used to manage and store data. Firestore alters this by having Google Cloud manage your backend complexity through a complete backend-as-a-service!

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog July 5, 2021

BigQuery admin reference guide: Tables & routines - Understand the differences between table types and routines in BigQuery, and how to choose the right one for your needs.

App Engine Official Blog July 5, 2021

The ultimate App Engine cheat sheet - App Engine is a fully managed serverless compute option in Google Cloud that you can use to build and deploy low-latency, highly scalable applications. App Engine makes it easy to host and run your applications.

BigQuery Data Analytics Firebase Looker Official Blog July 5, 2021

Creating a unified analytics platform for digital natives - Learn how to leverage Firebase, BigQuery and Looker to create a central platform for cross-functional analytics.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog July 5, 2021

Choosing the right machine learning approach for your application - Choosing the right machine learning model for your application.

Cloud Operations Compute Engine Official Blog July 5, 2021

Dashboards on Cloud Monitoring made easier with samples - Creating custom dashboards can be complicated if you don't have a good place to start. Google Cloud Monitoring provides more than 60 open source dashboard samples across many categories that customers can customize to their needs.

Compute Engine Official Blog July 5, 2021

Let Google Cloud’s predictive services autoscale your infrastructure - A new predictive autoscaling capability lets you add additional Compute Engine VMs in anticipation of forecasted demand.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog July 5, 2021

What's new with BigQuery ML: Unsupervised anomaly detection for time series and non-time series data

Compute Engine Official Blog July 5, 2021

Implementing Application-Consistent Data Protection for Compute Engine Workloads - This blog announces the availability of application consistent snapshot hooks for Linux, available for snapshots and machine images running in Compute Engine.

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Official Blog July 5, 2021

Build a platform with KRM: Part 4 - Administering a multi-cluster environment - Manage the complexity of a multi-cluster platform with powerful tools from Google.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog TPU July 5, 2021

Google demonstrates leading performance in latest MLPerf Benchmarks - TPU v4 Pods will soon be available on Google Cloud, providing the most powerful publicly available computing platform for machine learning training.

Official Blog VMware Engine July 5, 2021

New in Google Cloud VMware Engine: autoscaling, Mumbai expansion, etc. - A review of the latest updates to Google Cloud VMware Engine.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog July 5, 2021

Mercury Rising in BigQuery with Multistatement Transactions - Multistatement transactions in BigQuery now in Preview supports COMMIT and ROLLBACK operations.

DevOps Official Blog SRE July 5, 2021

Announcing the 2021 State of DevOps Report Sponsors

Official Blog Vertex AI July 5, 2021

Use Vertex Pipelines to build an AutoML classification end-to-end workflow - How you can use Vertex Pipelines to build an end-to-end ML workflow for training a custom model using AutoML.

Cloud SQL Official Blog July 5, 2021

Cloud SQL for SQL Server: Database administration best practices - Cloud SQL for SQL Server is a fully-managed relational database service that makes it easy to set up, maintain, manage, and administer SQL Server databases on Google Cloud Platform. While the Cloud SQL platform is fully-managed, SQL Server databases require administration in order to perform optimally. This best practices post is designed to help database administrators manage SQL Server databases running on Cloud SQL.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog July 5, 2021

Dataflow, the backbone of data analytics - An overview of Cloud Dataflow.

Cloud SQL Official Blog July 5, 2021

Three security and scalability improvements for Cloud SQL for SQL Server - Three new feature releases create further functionality for Cloud SQL for SQL Server.

Infrastructure Official Blog July 5, 2021

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

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog July 5, 2021

Shine on with user-friendly SQL capabilities in BigQuery - We are pleased to announce new capabilities in three themes: Powerful Analytics Features, Flexible Columns, and Secure with SQL.

Official Blog Security July 5, 2021

It’s about “Time”: A proactive approach to ransomware recovery - Ransomware is a pervasive, ever-evolving threat impacting organizations globally, regardless of size, geographic location, or industry. Taking a proactive approach to cyber resilience, including implementation of a robust ransomware recovery strategy, has emerged as a fundamental aspect of security preparedness and business continuity planning.

BigQuery Cloud AutoML Data Analytics Official Blog July 5, 2021

AutoML Tables is now generally available in BigQuery ML - AutoML Tables model type is now generally available as supported ML model within BigQuery ML.

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.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Public Datasets July 5, 2021

Top 25 Google Search terms, now in BigQuery - Google Trends datasets for the Top 25 terms and Top 25 Rising terms now available in BigQuery to enhance your business analyses.

Cloud SQL Official Blog July 5, 2021

Running older SQL Server (< 2017) databases on Cloud SQL for SQL Server - If you have databases running on SQL Server instances with versions older than 2017, you may be wondering if you can run those databases on Cloud SQL and how.

Cloud Storage Firebase Official Blog July 5, 2021

The Cloud Storage for Firebase Emulator: The Final Piece of the Puzzle - The Cloud Storage for Firebase emulator integrates with the rest of the Firebase Emulator Suite, including the Firebase Auth emulator and the Cloud Functions emulator, unlocking the ability to locally test your app end-to-end like never before.

Firebase Official Blog July 5, 2021

Building Firebase Quickdraw - This blog post explains how Firebase Quickdraw app has been built.

Compute Engine Official Blog June 28, 2021

5 things you didn’t know about the new Tau VMs - Learn about Google Cloud’s new Tau VM family, including its first instance type, T2D VMs.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog June 28, 2021

The BigQuery admin reference guide: Resource Hierarchy - Learn about the BigQuery Resource Hierarchy, and how to structure Projects, in the first part of our series to help BigQuery administrators master the fundamentals.

Infrastructure Official Blog Security June 28, 2021

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

Official Blog Storage June 28, 2021

Accelerate Google Cloud database migration assessments with EPAM’s migVisor - The Database Migration Assessment is a Google Cloud-led project to help customers accelerate their deployment to Google Cloud databases with a free evaluation of their environment.

GCP Certification Official Blog June 28, 2021

Cloud Career Jump Start: our virtual certification readiness program - Cloud Career Jump Start is Google Cloud’s first virtual Certification Journey Learning program for underrepresented communities.

Official Blog June 28, 2021

Getting started with MLOps: Selecting the right capabilities for your use case - Navigate the processes and capabilities you need to adopt for your MLOps use cases.

HPC Official Blog June 28, 2021

IBM Spectrum LSF Now Supports HPC Workloads on Google Cloud - Google Cloud is excited to announce, in collaboration with IBM, enhanced capabilities to IBM Spectrum LSF job scheduling with Google Cloud resources.

Kubernetes Official Blog June 28, 2021

Build a platform with KRM: Part 3 - Simplifying Kubernetes app development - Streamline Kubernetes application development with friendly tools from Google.

Official Blog Workflows June 28, 2021

Orchestrate Data Pipelines using Workflows - A common way to orchestrate data engineering pipelines is using Cloud Composer (based on Apache Airflow). However, many data teams do not want to manage the infrastructure and are looking for serverless options. Workflows is a great alternative to tackle such orchestration use cases. We’ve also used the newly released Workflow connectors feature as part of our blog.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog June 28, 2021

Google Maps Platform JavaScript API and Promises - As of the quarterly release of version 3.45 of the Maps JavaScript API, Promises support is now also available in the weekly channel alongside the pre-existing callback pattern for asynchronous methods.

Official Blog Transfer Appliance June 28, 2021

Latest Transfer Appliance enables fast, simple and secure data movement - Transfer Appliances for simple, secure and performant data movement.

Cloud Monitoring Official Blog June 28, 2021

Announcing new features for Cloud Monitoring's Grafana plugin - Here’s an overview of new features we’ve added that improve integration between Cloud Monitoring and Grafana.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog June 28, 2021

Investing in the heart Of Google Cloud, our developer and customer communities - New Google Cloud internal and external community investments. The intention is to meet Devs where they already congregate.

Cloud Dataprep Official Blog June 28, 2021

Google Cloud Dataprep by Trifacta cheat sheet - Data is needed in every aspect of your business from optimizing profit margin, identifying new market opportunities, predicting next-best offer, responding to fraud, or reporting on regulatory obligations. If you want data as an ally to steer your business, you should look at Dataprep by Trifacta.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog June 28, 2021

Struggling to fix Kubernetes over-provisioning? GKE has you covered! - An overview of techniques and tools you can use to reduce your reliance on over-provisioning your Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) environment.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog June 28, 2021

To the cloud and beyond! A program management approach to data center migration - Learn how to streamline your data center migration with Google Cloud and their Professional Services Organization.

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.

Datastream NoSQL Official Blog June 28, 2021

Streamline your real-time data pipeline with Datastream and MongoDB - Continually stream data from legacy relational data stores into MongoDB Atlas with Google Cloud Datastream.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog June 28, 2021

Improving cloud operations and migrations with Google Cloud and ServiceNow - Accelerating cloud migrations and improving hybrid and multicloud management with Google Cloud and ServiceNow.

BigQuery GIS Official Blog June 28, 2021

Leveraging BigQuery Public Boundaries datasets for geospatial analytics - Here we’ll show you how to join first party data onto the BigQuery Public Boundaries Datasets for comprehensive geospatial analytics.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog June 28, 2021

BigQuery row-level security enables more granular access to data - BigQuery row-level security provides more granular access control over your data.

Cloud Functions Official Blog June 22, 2021

Learn Cloud Functions in a snap! - Cloud Functions is a fully managed event-driven serverless function-as-a-service (FaaS). It is a small piece of code that runs in response to an event. Because it is fully managed, developers can just write the code and deploy it without worrying about managing the servers or scaling up/down with traffic spikes.

Cloud SQL Official Blog June 22, 2021

Cloud SQL extends PostgreSQL 9.6 version support beyond end-of-life - Plan your upgrade without stress with at least one year of support for PostgreSQL 9.6 on Cloud SQL.

DevOps Official Blog SRE June 22, 2021

Are we there yet? Thoughts on assessing an SRE team’s maturity - Examining the key indicators that signal a mature SRE team.

Cloud Composer Cloud Dataflow Cloud Dataproc Official Blog June 22, 2021

Orchestrating your data workloads in Google Cloud - The Data Orchestration is becoming more important as workflows expand and become more complex on the Cloud. This blog touches on how to tackle data orchestration in GCP using Cloud Composer!

HPC Official Blog June 22, 2021

Expanding access to quantum today for a better tomorrow - You can gain access to IonQ’s trapped-ion quantum computer is available through the Google Cloud Marketplace.

Cloud SQL Official Blog June 22, 2021

How to get the most from Cloud SQL for SQL Server - Better understand when and how to use Google Cloud’s managed SQL Server offering with these best practices.

Event GCP Certification Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog June 22, 2021

New training helps you get started with GKE—for free! - At Cloud OnBoard and beyond, learn why and how to use Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) as your business’s container orchestration platform.

Anthos Official Blog June 22, 2021

From multiple clouds to multicloud: Key factors that influence success - There’s a difference between running on multiple clouds and having a multicloud strategy -- Google Cloud can help.

Anthos Official Blog June 22, 2021

Expanding partner solutions at the network edge - Google Cloud’s Anthos for Telecom initiative plus the availability of 5G lets our partners run their apps on Anthos, at the edge.

Compute Engine Official Blog June 22, 2021

New Tau VMs deliver leading price-performance for scale-out workloads - Compute Engine’s new Tau VMs based on AMD EPYC processors provide leading price/performance for scale-out workloads on an x86-based architecture.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog June 22, 2021

Build a platform with KRM: Part 2 - How the Kubernetes resource model works - The Kubernetes API is a powerful declarative engine for your configuration. Learn how to deploy resources, and how to set up Continuous Deployment for your Kubernetes environment.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog June 22, 2021

Up or out—or both: A simple framework for plotting your cloud migration - When migrating applications to Google Cloud, it helps to think about whether you are moving “up” or “out.” A new whitepaper explains.

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless June 22, 2021

Cloud Run: A story of serverless containers - Mindful Containers is a fictitious company that is creating containerized microservice applications. They need a fully managed compute environment for deploying and scaling serverless containerized microservices. So, they are considering Cloud Run.

Apache Beam Cloud Dataflow GCP Experience Official Blog June 22, 2021

Creating custom financial indices with Dataflow and Apache Beam - How CME Group and Google Cloud built an index publication pipeline to glean the sort of real time value insights today’s financial firms require.

Official Blog Security June 22, 2021

Cloud CISO Perspectives: June 2021 - Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables shares his thoughts on ransomware, software supply chains, and RSA retrospectives.

Infrastructure Official Blog SAP June 22, 2021

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

Google Maps Platform Official Blog June 22, 2021

Improved accessibility in the Maps JavaScript API - Today I’m sharing some recent work by the Google Maps Platform JavaScript team focused on improving accessibility in the Maps JavaScript API. Last year we began a renewed effort to become more accessible ‘out of the box’, and to provide more hooks for developers to make accessible experiences.

Anthos Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog June 22, 2021

Streamline your application migration journey with Migrate for Anthos and GKE - Migrate for Anthos allows developers to take existing VM-based workloads running on Linux or Windows and move them easily to either GKE or Anthos clusters.

Compute Engine Official Blog June 22, 2021

Ubuntu Pro lands on Google Cloud - The availability of Ubuntu Pro on Google Cloud gives customers running open-source access to a number of compelling features.

Cloud Dataproc Data Analytics Official Blog June 22, 2021

Dataproc best practices guide - Best practices for Storage, Compute and Operations when using Dataproc for running Hadoop- or Spark-based workloads.

Firebase Official Blog June 14, 2021

Accelerate Your App Development with Firebase Extensions - Firebase Extensions allow you to add pre-built and tested functionality with just a few clicks.

BigQuery Data Analytics Monitoring Official Blog June 14, 2021

Monitoring BigQuery reservations and slot utilization with INFORMATION_SCHEMA - BigQuery Reservations help manage your BigQuery workloads. Learn how to use BigQuery’s INFORMATION_SCHEMA system tables to create the System Tables Reports Dashboard.

Official Blog June 14, 2021

How BBVA is using Cloud SQL for it’s next generation IT initiatives - BBVA prioritizes managed services for speed, ease of maintenance, and centralized control features. Learn how Cloud SQL fits perfectly within that strategy.

Event Official Blog June 14, 2021

Join us: Google Workspace for the Public Sector Sector events - Google Workspace helps the public sector tap into tools to improve collaboration, supercharge workflows, and accelerate innovation.

Cloud Security Command Center GCP Experience Official Blog June 14, 2021

How Zebra Technologies manages security & risk using Security Command Center - SCC provides visibility that helps Zebra Technologies manage security and risk in their cloud environment.

Infrastructure Official Blog June 14, 2021

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

AI Machine Learning Official Blog June 14, 2021

Why you need to explain machine learning models - Why explainable AI (XAI) is essential to widespread AI adoption, common XAI methods, and how Google Cloud can help.

Apache Beam BigQuery Cloud Dataflow Official Blog June 14, 2021

How to detect machine-learned anomalies in real-time foreign exchange data - Model the expected distribution of financial technical indicators to detect anomalies and show when the Relative Strength Indicator is unreliable.

Kubernetes Official Blog June 14, 2021

Build a platform with KRM: Part 1 - What’s in a platform? - Building an extensible, secure developer platform is hard. This post introduces how to use Kubernetes and its declarative resource model as the foundation for your platform.

Cloud Operations Official Blog June 14, 2021

Multi-Project Cloud Monitoring made easier - We're providing more flexibility in Cloud Monitoring by replacing Workspaces with Metrics Scopes. Metrics Scopes handle all of the same operational tasks as the previous construct, and you can associate a project with multiple Metrics Scopes.

Data Analytics Official Blog June 14, 2021

New This Month: From leadership in real-time streaming to intelligent data fabric and analytics exchanges - May was a very busy month for data analytics product innovation. If you didn’t have the chance to attend our inaugural Data Cloud Summit, video replays of all our sessions are now available so feel free to watch them at your own pace.

Infrastructure Official Blog June 14, 2021

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

Cloud Bigtable Official Blog June 14, 2021

How BIG is Cloud Bigtable? - “Building an application that needs low latency and high throughput?” You will need a database that can scale for a large number of reads and writes. Cloud Bigtable is designed to handle just that.

Official Blog VMware Engine June 14, 2021

Google Cloud VMware Engine now HIPAA compliant - VMware customers looking to move to the cloud can now build a HIPAA-compliant architecture with Google Cloud VMware Engine.

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.

Cloud Asset Inventory Official Blog June 14, 2021

New Cloud Asset Inventory capabilities help assess your Google Cloud environment - Analyze access, assess anomalies, identify insights and discover assets.

Official Blog Windows June 14, 2021

Simulate your Microsoft and Windows modernization journey with these demos - See for yourself how Google Cloud supports Windows virtual machines and containers at our online Microsoft and Windows on Google Cloud Demo Center.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog June 14, 2021

Leveraging Google geospatial AI to prepare for climate resilience - Google Cloud's environmental initiatives.

Kubernetes Official Blog June 14, 2021

Intro to Kf: Cloud Foundry apps on Kubernetes - While many companies are writing brand-new Kubernetes-based applications, it’s still quite common to find companies who want to migrate existing workloads. A common source platform for these applications is Cloud Foundry. However, getting an existing Cloud Foundry application running on Kubernetes can be non-trivial, especially if you want to avoid making code changes in your applications, or taking on big process changes across teams. That is, if you’re not using Kf to do a lot of that heavy lifting for you.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog June 14, 2021

Google Dataflow is a Leader in The 2021 Forrester Wave™: Streaming Analytics - Forrester gave Dataflow a score of 5 out of 5 across 12 different criteria in its 2021 Forrester Wave: Streaming Analytics.

Java NodeJS Official Blog Python June 14, 2021

Node, Python and Java repositories now available in Artifact Registry - Expanded language support lets you store Java, Node and Python artifacts in Artifact Registry, for a more secure software supply chain.

Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI June 14, 2021

AI Simplified: Managing ML data sets with Vertex AI - Learn how to create and manage data sets for training machine learning models in Vertex AI.

Cloud Operations GCP Experience Official Blog SRE June 14, 2021

How Lowe’s meets customer demand with Google SRE practices - Lowe’s has adopted Google SRE practices to help developer and operations teams keep up with ecommerce demand.

Official Blog June 14, 2021

Four steps to scale your quantitative investment research - Cloud-based technologies like data analytics, AI, Kubernetes and more can lead to better, faster investment research workflows for portfolio managers and researchers.

GKE Autopilot Official Blog June 14, 2021

Google Cloud {Code_Love_Hack} Winners! - This blog will recaps the hackathon, recognize the great winners, and provide a diverse array of use cases for GKE Autopilot and Cloud Code.

Firebase Official Blog June 7, 2021

Expanding Crashlytics Support for Apple Platforms

Firebase Official Blog June 7, 2021

Firebase Realtime Database Launches in Singapore - Besides USA and Belgium, Realtime Database is available in Singapore.

Cloud Security Command Center Official Blog June 7, 2021

Security Command Center now supports CIS 1.1 benchmarks and granular access control - Apply fine-grained access control and compare your security posture against industry best practices with new Security Command Center capabilities.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog June 7, 2021

Tips for migrating from MySQL to Cloud Spanner - Despite helpful tools like HarbourBridge, database migrations are never trivial. Here are a few things to pay attention to when migrating from MySQL to Spanner, and how to update your application logic to address them.

GCP Experience Official Blog June 7, 2021

How Mr. Cooper is using AI to increase speed and accuracy for mortgage processing - Learn how Google Cloud helped Mr. Cooper build a next generation, AI powered platform to process mortgage documents at tremendous scale.

Official Blog TensorFlow Vertex AI June 7, 2021

Serve a TensorFlow Hub model in Google Cloud with Vertex AI - Make open-source TensorFlow Hub models ready for production by hosting them with Google Cloud's Vertex AI.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog June 7, 2021

Jumpstart your journey developing on GKE - This e-book will be a reference guide for new GKE developers, telling the end-to-end story of the developer journey, covering all stages of building applications with Kubernetes: code, CI/CD, run, operate and manage. This blog will be a way of launching this key asset.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI June 7, 2021

5 ways Vertex Vizier hyperparameter tuning improves ML models - Get a quick tutorial on how Vertex Vizier hyperparameter tuning can improve the quality of your ML models.

Beginner Cloud Firestore Firebase Official Blog June 7, 2021

Cloud Firestore explained: for users who never used Firestore before - A breakdown of some of the database basics, terms you should know, what Firestore is, how it works, how it stores data, and how to get started using it with the assumption that you don’t have any existing database knowledge.

Official Blog Vertex AI June 7, 2021

Streamline your ML training workflow with Vertex AI - Many of us have used a local computing environment for machine learning (ML). For some problems, a local environment is more than enough. Plus, there's a lot of flexibility. Install Python, install JupyterLab, and go!

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.

Beginner Cloud Spanner Official Blog June 7, 2021

What is Cloud Spanner? - Want a relational database that scales globally? Learn all about Cloud Spanner.

Cloud SQL Official Blog June 7, 2021

Introducing logical replication and decoding for Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL - Check out new logical replication and decoding features for CloudSQL for PostgreSQL, enabling change data capture (CDC) for fast performance and improved use of data analytics pipelines.

BigQuery Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog June 7, 2021

PedidosYa: BigQuery reduced our total cost per query by 5x - Online food ordering app switches to Google Cloud, speeds up deployment 3x and cuts costs per query 5x.

DevOps Official Blog SRE June 7, 2021

DevOps on Google Cloud: tools to speed up software development velocity - Google Cloud’s application development and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) tools help ForgeRock developers stay productive.

AI HPC Machine Learning Official Blog TPU June 7, 2021

New Cloud TPU VMs make training your ML models on TPUs easier than ever - New Cloud TPU VMs let you run TensorFlow, PyTorch, and JAX workloads on TPU host machines, improving performance and usability, and reducing costs.

Anthos Official Blog May 31, 2021

Anthos 101 learning series: All the videos in one place - In under an hour, you’ll learn how Anthos lets you develop, run and secure applications across your hybrid and multicloud environments.

Eventarc Official Blog Workflows May 31, 2021

Integrating Eventarc and Workflows - Learn to implement hybrid architectures that combine choreography and orchestration through Eventarc and Workflows integration.

Cloud Logging Cloud Operations Official Blog May 31, 2021

Analyze your logs easier with log field analytics - When you’re troubleshooting, finding all the values in a specific field can help find deviations from the expected values and help refine your queries.

HPC Official Blog May 31, 2021

Never miss a tapeout: Faster chip design with Google Cloud - Augmenting on-premises chip design workflows with cloud-based capacity is a great way to speed up silicon workflows.

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.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog May 31, 2021

Using New WebGL-powered Maps Features - Today, we’re going to give you a quick overview of the new WebGL-powered features of the Maps JavaScript API, so that you have all the knowledge you need to get started creating next generation mapping experiences.

Data Analytics Datashare Official Blog May 31, 2021

Introducing Datashare solution for financial services for licensed market data discovery, access and analytics on Google Cloud - Datashare brings together the entire capital markets ecosystem—data publishers, aggregators, and consumers—to exchange market data securely and easily.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog May 31, 2021

Cloud AI in the developer community - Cloud AI has been empowering not only enterprises, but also developer communities. See demos, tutorials and videos created by Google Developers Experts (GDEs) for learning Cloud AI.

BigQuery Data Analytics Datastream Official Blog May 31, 2021

Real-time Change Data Capture for data replication into BigQuery - Examples of using various integrations to BigQuery.

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 Spanner Official Blog May 31, 2021

Faster Cloud Spanner migrations with HarbourBridge's Schema Assistant - Today we’re announcing the HarbourBridge Schema Assistant, which provides a guided schema-design workflow for migrating from MySQL or PostgreSQL to Spanner. HarbourBridge imports dump files (from mysqldump or pg_dump) or directly connects to your source database, and converts the source database schema to an equivalent Spanner schema.

Datastream Official Blog May 31, 2021

Using Datastream to unify data for machine learning and analytics - Datastream is a serverless change data capture (CDC) and replication service that is easy to use and addresses these challenges.

Datastream Official Blog May 31, 2021

Migrate from Oracle to PostgreSQL with minimal downtime with Datastream - This Oracle to PostgreSQL toolkit makes migration easier and minimizes downtime thanks to Datastream.

Analytics Hub Data Analytics Official Blog May 31, 2021

Introducing Analytics Hub: secure and scalable sharing for data and analytics - Analytics Hub makes data sharing across organizations secure and easy.

Data Analytics Official Blog May 31, 2021

New Google Cloud innovations to unify your data cloud - Google Cloud unveils news data analytics products and services to support open data cloud.

Cloud Bigtable Official Blog May 31, 2021

Cloud Bigtable lifts SLA to 99.999% and adds new security features for regulated industries - 99.999% availability enables always-on apps and Customer-managed encryption keys (CMEK) give customers greater control over how their data is secured.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog May 31, 2021

Understanding Cloud Spanner performance metrics at scale with Key Visualizer - We are happy to announce the launch of Key Visualizer, a new interactive monitoring tool to analyze usage patterns in Spanner. It reveals trends and outliers in important performance and resource metrics for any size database.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog May 31, 2021

Cloud Spanner trims entry cost by 90%, offers sharper observability and easier querying - New instance sizing and pricing features mean Spanner can support new tasks like development, testing, and small production workloads.

Datastream Official Blog May 31, 2021

Unlock the power of change data capture and replication with new, serverless Datastream - Introducing a new change data capture (CDC) and replication service that works across heterogeneous databases, cloud and on-premises, for real-time analytics.

Cloud Dataflow Official Blog May 31, 2021

Dataflow Prime: bring unparalleled efficiency and radical simplicity to big data processing - Create even better data pipelines with Dataflow Prime, coming to Preview in Q3 2021.

Data Analytics Dataplex Official Blog May 31, 2021

Introducing Dataplex—an intelligent data fabric for analytics at scale - Dataplex unifies distributed data to help automate data management and power analytics at scale.

Official Blog SRE May 31, 2021

Four steps to jumpstarting your SRE practice - Once you have leadership buy-in, there are some things you can do to get the SRE ball rolling, fast.

Compute Engine Official Blog May 31, 2021

What is Compute Engine? Use cases, security, pricing and more - Virtual Machines power most of our apps, but how do they work? Learn more about Compute Engine and how it can fit your needs.

Document AI GCP Experience Official Blog May 31, 2021

Roostify simplifies mortgage processing with Lending DocAI - Mortgage software provider Roostify reduces loan processing times with Google Cloud Lending DocAI.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog May 31, 2021

5 tips to maximize the Kubernetes developer experience with Cloud Code - GCP development can be very difficult, especially when trying to mangage complicated kubernetes infrastructure when you should be focused on ways to make coding easier. Cloud Code is the key to streamlining Kubernetes development.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog May 31, 2021

3x Dataflow Throughput with Auto Sharding for BigQuery - Google is launching Dataflow Auto Sharding - a new capability that enables users to get increased performance when writing to Big Query in Dataflow. With Auto sharding, Dataflow automatically sets the number of shards for Big Query sink without manual user work.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 31, 2021

Google Cloud launches from Google I/O 2021 - Learn about the key Google Cloud launches from Google I/O 2021.

Official Blog VM Manager May 31, 2021

VM Manager simplifies compliance with OS configuration management Preview - A new version of OS configuration management within VM Manager makes it easier to manage large fleets of Compute Engine virtual machines.

Apigee Official Blog May 31, 2021

Simplifying API operations with AI as you scale your API programs - Apigee X seamlessly weaves together Google Cloud’s expertise in AI, security and networking to help you efficiently build and manage APIs at scale.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog May 31, 2021

Missed Google I/O? Here’s the Latest from Google Maps Platform - This year marked the first ever virtual Google I/O, and even though we couldn’t be together in person, we appreciated getting the chance to still connect with our developer community around the world. Whether you spent hours in our virtual dome in Google I/O Adventure, or could only make it to a few sessions, not to worry. We’re here with a quick recap of everything Google Maps Platform from Google I/O 2021.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog May 31, 2021

Have a cool summer with BigQuery user-friendly SQL - We are pleased to announce three categories of BigQuery user-friendly SQL launches: Powerful Analytics Features, Flexible Schema Handling, and New Geospatial Tools.

Cloud Dataflow Cloud Spanner Official Blog May 31, 2021

Testing Dataflow pipelines with the Cloud Spanner emulator - Existing Dataflow pipelines that are configured to work with Cloud Spanner can be tested with the emulator. This allows for easy offline testing of existing pipelines without connecting to the actual Spanner backend.

Billing Official Blog May 24, 2021

Keep your budgets flexible with configurable budget periods - Automation makes managing budgets easier and the Budget API now supports configurable budget time periods for even more flexibility!

Anthos Official Blog May 24, 2021

Anthos in depth: All the posts in our hybrid and multicloud development series - Anthos In Depth blog series put together in one place so you can get the most from our modern application platform.

Official Blog Security May 24, 2021

Best practices to protect your organization against ransomware threats - Ransomware attacks are growing in frequency and sophistication. Create a foundation to protect yourself from them with these five strategic pillars.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Public Datasets May 24, 2021

Discover datasets to enrich your analytics and AI initiatives - Discover and access datasets and pre-built dataset solutions from Google, or public and commercial data providers.

Official Blog May 24, 2021

Follow your org’s app dev best practices with Cloud Code custom samples - By creating a Cloud Code custom samples repository for your developers, they can easily find recommended application samples on which to base their apps.

Business Data Analytics Official Blog May 24, 2021

Transforming your business with the data cloud - Accelerate your business transformation with the data cloud.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Public Datasets May 24, 2021

Datasets for Google Cloud: Introducing our new reference architecture - Get a deep dive on the new reference architecture we built that offers a more streamlined data onboarding process for the Google Cloud Public Datasets Program.

Business Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 24, 2021

Forrester names Google Cloud a Leader in Unstructured Data Security Platforms - Google Cloud received the highest possible score in many categories and led the field in the Forrester Wave for Unstructured Data Security Platforms.

Business Official Blog May 24, 2021

Google Cloud’s contribution to an environment of trust and transparency in Europe - The Belgian Data Protection Authority has approved a new Cloud Code of Conduct, and Google Cloud is among the first cloud providers to adopt it.

HPC Official Blog May 24, 2021

Improving NCCL performance for cloud ML applications - How to optimize Google Cloud infrastructure to minimize deep learning training times with distributed/multi-node synchronous training using NCCL.

Business Official Blog May 24, 2021

Google Cloud Research Innovators drive scientific advances on the cloud - Announcement of inaugural cohort of 31 Google Cloud Research Innovators, spanning 30 institutions and 8 countries across both industry and academia.

Firewall Insights Official Blog May 24, 2021

Take control of your firewall rules with Firewall Insights - Firewall Insights creates visibility into your firewall rule set so you can organize the chaos and end the headache of managing them.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog May 24, 2021

Google Maps Platform Announcements from Google I/O 2021 - A recap the latest news about Google Maps Platform, fresh from the developer keynote.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog Vertex AI May 24, 2021

Google Cloud unveils Vertex AI, one platform, every ML tool you need - Google Cloud launches Vertex AI, a managed platform for experimentation, versioning and deploying ML models into production.

Infrastructure Official Blog May 24, 2021

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

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.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Serverless May 24, 2021

Lower development costs: schedule Cloud SQL instances to start and stop - Learn the steps to configure your Cloud SQL instance to start and stop each workday using Cloud Functions, Cloud Pub/Sub, and Cloud Scheduler.

Data Analytics Official Blog May 24, 2021

How insurers can use severe storm data for dynamic pricing - Check out how insurance companies can use public datasets, like those from NOAA with storm data, to do predictive analytics and create better risk assessments.

Firebase Official Blog May 24, 2021

What’s new from Firebase at Google I/O 2021 - A list of Firebase updates.

Billing Official Blog May 17, 2021

Automate your budgeting with the Billing Budgets API - Budgets are ideal for visibility into your costs but they can become tedious to manually update. Using the Billing Budgets API you can automate updates and changes with your custom business logic!

GCP Experience Machine Learning Official Blog May 17, 2021

Costa Mesa Sanitary District improves manhole maintenance with machine learning - Learn how Costa Mesa Sanitary District is using machine learning to automate and streamline manhole maintenance.

Anthos Kubernetes Official Blog May 17, 2021

Introduction to modern application platform for enterprises - With cloud adoption and changing technology landscape enterprises want to understand the features required by an application platform that runs modern applications.

Event Official Blog May 17, 2021

The cloud developer’s guide to Google I/O 2021 - Learn about the most exciting cloud developer sessions, workshops, and meetups at Google I/O 2021.

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless May 17, 2021

Next-generation serverless: three ways enterprises can benefit - The next-generation of serverless is about a whole lot more than just functions.

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless May 17, 2021

Maximize your Cloud Run investments with new committed use discounts - Committed use discounts in Cloud Run enable predictable costs—and a substantial discount!

Official Blog May 17, 2021

Cloud CISO Perspectives: May 2021 - Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables shares his perspective on industry news as RSA 2021 approaches.

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless May 17, 2021

4 new features to secure your Cloud Run services - We’re improving the security of your Cloud Run environment with things like support for Secret Manager and Binary Authorization.

Official Blog Terraform Workflows May 17, 2021

Deploying multi-YAML Workflows definitions with Terraform - Learn how to deploy workflows spread over multiple YAML files with Terraform.

BeyondCorp Official Blog Security May 17, 2021

Deliver zero trust on unmanaged devices with new BeyondCorp Enterprise protected profiles - Maintain your zero trust security standards while enabling remote workers to access what they need with the new protected profile.

Cloud Armor Official Blog May 17, 2021

Enhance DDoS protection & get predictable pricing with new Cloud Armor service - Protect yourself with the same technology that has protected Google from some of the largest cyber attacks ever reported.

Official Blog Translation API May 17, 2021

Translation API Advanced can translate business documents across 100+ languages - Google Cloud AI translation services now directly translate documents in formats such as Docx, PPTx, XLSx and PDF while preserving document formatting.

Anthos Official Blog May 17, 2021

How does Anthos simplify hybrid & multicloud deployments? - If you're an enterprise, chances are you have networking, storage, and compute on multiple clouds and in your own data center. How can you secure and operate existing apps, develop and deploy new apps across those disparate locations? How can you get centralized visibility and management of the resources? Well, that's why Anthos exists!

Anthos Official Blog May 17, 2021

Congrats, you bought Anthos! Now what? - Deploying a new cloud application platform like Anthos is a big step. Here are some things you can do to help jumpstart adoption.

Cloud Functions Cloud Scheduler Cloud SQL Cloud Storage Official Blog Serverless May 17, 2021

Scheduling Cloud SQL exports using Cloud Functions and Cloud Scheduler - Learn the steps required to schedule a weekly export of a Cloud SQL database to Cloud Storage.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog May 17, 2021

Browse and query Cloud Spanner databases from Visual Studio Code - For developers who are building applications that interact with Cloud Spanner, we're excited to announce the Google Cloud Spanner driver for the popular SQLTools extension for VS Code.

Apigee Official Blog May 17, 2021

API design 101: Links to our most popular posts - Most requested blog posts on API design in one location to read now or bookmark for later.

Cloud Operations DevOps Official Blog SRE May 10, 2021

SRE fundamentals 2021: SLIs vs SLAs vs SLOs - What’s the difference between an SLI, an SLO and an SLA? Google Site Reliability Engineers (SRE) explain.

Infrastructure Official Blog May 10, 2021

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

Official Blog Storage May 10, 2021

A map of storage options in Google Cloud - This post covers the different storage options available within Google Cloud across three storage types: object storage, block storage, and file storage. It also covers the use cases that are best suited for each storage option.

Official Blog Security May 10, 2021

13 best practices for user account, authentication, and password management, 2021 edition - Google Cloud offers our best practices to ensure you have a safe, scalable, usable account authentication system.

Machine Learning Official Blog May 10, 2021

PyTorch on Google Cloud: How to train PyTorch models on AI Platform - With PyTorch on Google Cloud blog series, we aim to share—how to build, train and deploy PyTorch models at scale, how to create reproducible machine learning pipelines on Google Cloud AI Platform and emphasize Cloud AI Platform’s first class support for training and deploying PyTorch models.

AWS Azure Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 10, 2021

A handy new Google Cloud, AWS, and Azure product map - To help developers translate their prior experience with other cloud providers to Google Cloud, we have created a table showing how generally available Google Cloud services map to similar offerings in AWS and Azure.

Event Official Blog Security May 10, 2021

What you can learn in our Q2 2021 Google Cloud Security Talks on May 12th - Navigate the latest news in cloud security for spring 2021 with our experts from Google Cloud.

Contact Center AI Official Blog May 10, 2021

Customers handle up to 28% more concurrent chats with Agent Assist for Chat - Contact Center AI Agent Assist for Chat is now in Public Preview, speeding up resolutions to customers’ problems.

Cloud Bigtable Official Blog May 10, 2021

Scheduling Cloud Bigtable Backups - In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create backups at regularly scheduled intervals (such as daily or weekly) using the Cloud Bigtable Scheduled Backups example.

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.

Document AI Official Blog May 10, 2021

Diving into your documents with DocAI - Shine a light on all your "dark" data with Google's Document AI. Turn unstructured pdfs into fully automated workflows with machine learning powered parsers.

Official Blog VMware Engine May 10, 2021

Retire your tech debt: Move vSphere 5.5+ to Google Cloud VMware Engine - Migrating your legacy VMware vSphere environment to Google Cloud VMware Engine can be a quick and easy way to get your systems back into compliance.

Data Analytics Official Blog May 10, 2021

Databricks on Google Cloud is now generally available - With the GA of Databricks on Google Cloud, enterprises get the benefits of an open data cloud platform with greater analytics flexibility, unified infrastructure management, and optimized performance.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog May 10, 2021

Include Cloud Spanner databases in your CI/CD process with the Liquibase extension - In February, we announced the beta version of the Liquibase Cloud Spanner extension that allows developers to use Liquibase's open-source database library to manage and automate schema changes in Cloud Spanner. We're happy to share that the Liquibase Cloud Spanner extension is now GA.

Cloud Operations Official Blog May 10, 2021

OpenTelemetry Trace 1.0 is now available - Google Cloud continues to invest in OpenTelemetry with many of our partners to provide standardized metrics, logs and traces for our users.

AI Platform Notebooks Official Blog Security May 10, 2021

New blueprint helps secure confidential data in AI Platform Notebooks - Get an in-depth look at AI Platform Notebooks security features and get a step-by-step guide to better secure your Notebooks environment.

DevOps Official Blog May 10, 2021

Take the 2021 State of DevOps survey: Shape the future of DevOps - Help us shape the future of DevOps and make your voice heard by completing the 2021 State of DevOps survey before June 11, 2021.

Beginner Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 3, 2021

Cloud computing 101: Frequently asked questions - What are containers? What’s a data lake? What does that acronym stand for? Get answers to the questions you're too afraid to ask.

Cloud Spanner Cloud SQL Official Blog May 3, 2021

6 database trends to watch - Using managed cloud database services like Cloud SQL, Spanner, and more, can bring performance, scale, and more. See what’s next for modern databases in this infographic.

Cloud Run Java Official Blog May 3, 2021

The modern web architecture jigsaw puzzle, made easy for you - Deploying a modern, globally distributed, scale-on-demand web application can be quite a puzzle, or you can take the easy path.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog TensorFlow May 3, 2021

Using TFX inference with Dataflow for large scale ML inference patterns - Walk-through of TensorFlow Extended ( TFX ) RunInference API with Google Cloud Dataflow. Abstracting you away from the manual toil of implementing inference patterns at scale.

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.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog May 3, 2021

6 more reasons why GKE is the best Kubernetes service - We’ve made a lot of improvements to GKE since the last KubeCon to make it the easy-to-use managed Kubernetes service it is today.

Official Blog Storage May 3, 2021

Introducing Open Saves: Open-source cloud-native storage for games - Check out the new Open Saves interface that lets game developers manage multiple storage back ends–from Google Cloud and 2K Games.

Anthos Official Blog May 3, 2021

How Anthos supports your multicloud needs from day one - Anthos features and capabilities make multicloud not only possible, but desirable.

Official Blog Security May 3, 2021

Risk governance of digital transformation: guide for risk, compliance & audit teams - This whitepaper serves as a guide for risk, compliance, and audit teams on how to manage risk governance in your cloud digital transformation journey.

Official Blog May 3, 2021

4 simple steps to make the perfect spreadsheet to power your no-code app - Turn Spreadsheets/Google Sheets data into a powerful web app with AppSheet, no coding necessary.

BigQuery Event Looker Official Blog May 3, 2021

Go from Database to Dashboard with BigQuery and Looker - Understand how to quickly go from database to dashboard with BigQuery and Looker at an upcoming webinar where you can see the entire process live.

Cloud Operations Compute Engine Official Blog May 3, 2021

Agent installation options for Google Cloud VMs - Google Cloud makes it easy to install agents on your single VMs or your whole fleet of VMs so you can collect data for monitoring and troubleshooting.

AppSheet Official Blog May 3, 2021

How to automate with AppSheet Automation - Build your first automation bot with AppSheet Automation.

Official Blog Security May 3, 2021

Creating safer cloud journeys with new security features and guidance for Google Cloud and Workspace - This bundle of new security features and resources will help Google Cloud customers secure their environments.

Infrastructure Official Blog May 3, 2021

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

AI Machine Learning Official Blog May 3, 2021

How capital markets can prepare for the future with AI - Learn four best practices that can help capital markets adopt and benefit from modern AI/ML technologies.

Cloud Storage Official Blog May 3, 2021

How to transfer your data to Google Cloud - You've decided to migrate your data to the Google Cloud but where should you begin? What are the Google Cloud data transfer services available to you?

DevOps Official Blog SRE May 3, 2021

SRE at Google: Our complete list of CRE life lessons - Find links to blog posts that share Google’s SRE best practices in one handy location.

IAM Official Blog Security May 3, 2021

Choose the best way to use and authenticate service accounts on Google Cloud - Help keep applications secure by using the right type of service account authentication for the situation.

Cloud Operations Official Blog May 3, 2021

GKE operations magic: From an alert to resolution in 5 steps - Teams operating microservices increasingly rely on metrics, logs, and traces to identify and troubleshoot problems. The GKE Dashboard brings all of that information into one, easily navigated dashboard to make troubleshooting fast and easy.

Google Kubernetes Engine GPU Official Blog May 3, 2021

Turbocharge workloads with new multi-instance NVIDIA GPUs on GKE - You can now partition a single NVIDIA A100 GPU into up to seven instances and allocate each instance to a single Google Kubernetes Engine container.

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.

Official Blog Workflows May 3, 2021

Introducing new connectors for Workflows - We're announcing new connectors for Workflows, which simplify calling Google Cloud services and APIs.

Config Connector Official Blog May 3, 2021

Sign here! Creating a policy contract with Configuration as Data - A declarative Configuration as Data approach improves not just configuration, but policy as well.

Official Blog Security Terraform May 3, 2021

Build security into Google Cloud deployments with our updated security foundations blueprint - Get step by step guidance for creating a secured environment with Google Cloud with the security foundations guide and Terraform blueprint scripts.

GCP Experience Official Blog May 3, 2021

How Cloud Spanner helped Merpay easily scale to millions of users - E-commerce company Mercari chose managed database Cloud Spanner to help power Merpay, their new mobile payment platform, for scale and performance.

Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog May 3, 2021

Seven-Eleven Japan uses Google Cloud to serve up real-time data for fast business decisions - Learn how 7-Eleven Japan's built Seven Central, a new platform for practical data use to support the company’s future IT strategies and digital transformation initiatives.

Anthos Official Blog April 26, 2021

3 keys to multicloud success you’ll find in Anthos 1.7 - The new Anthos 1.7 lets you do a whole lot more than just run in multiple clouds.

Apigee Official Blog Security April 26, 2021

Better protect your web apps and APIs against threats and fraud with Google Cloud - How Google Cloud’s Web App and API Protection (WAAP) solution protects enterprises from rising security & fraud threats.

Cloud Operations GKE Autopilot Monitoring Official Blog April 26, 2021

Monitor applications on GKE Autopilot with the GKE Dashboard - The GKE Dashboard automatically ingests and displays metrics and logs to make monitoring and troubleshooting applications running on GKE Autopilot easier.

Official Blog Storage April 26, 2021

Colossus under the hood: a peek into Google’s scalable storage system - An overview of Colossus, the file system that underpins Google Cloud’s storage offerings.

Bare Metal Official Blog April 25, 2021

Curious about Google Cloud Bare Metal Solution? Start here. - Bare Metal solution helps you modernize your specialized Oracle workloads by providing an easier and a faster migration path while maintaining the existing investments and architecture.

DevOps Official Blog SRE April 25, 2021

5 resources to help you get started with SRE - Here are top five Google Cloud resources for getting started on your SRE journey.

Cloud Bigtable Official Blog April 25, 2021

When to use NoSQL: Bigtable powers personalization at scale - See how NoSQL cloud database Bigtable works to handle personalization tasks with petabyte scale, high availability, high throughput, and price-performance advantages.

Cloud Functions Official Blog PHP Serverless April 25, 2021

Introducing PHP on Cloud Functions - You can now write Cloud Functions in PHP using the Functions Framework for PHP.

Cloud External Key Manager Official Blog Security April 25, 2021

Whitepaper: Hold your own key with Google Cloud External Key Manager - A new whitepaper explains how security teams that want to hold their own keys can use Google Cloud External Key Manager to do so.

Cloud SQL Official Blog April 25, 2021

Track changes in SQL Server on Google Cloud using Change Data Capture - Learn the steps required to enable Change Data Capture along with an example query to view captured changes.

Go Official Blog April 25, 2021

Go is powering enterprise developers: Developer survey results - Go Developer Survey with a focus on cloud development, which informs the experience of building with Go on Google Cloud.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Security April 25, 2021

Cloud Spanner launches customer-managed encryption keys and Access Approval - See how new customer-managed encryption keys (CMEK) for Google Cloud’s Spanner relational database service help control data protection and security.

Cloud Composer Official Blog Workflows April 25, 2021

Choosing the right orchestrator in Google Cloud - There are a few tools available for orchestration in Google Cloud—some better suited for microservices and API calls, others for ETL workflows. It’s not always clear which tool to use when. This post covers these products with examples of when to use which product.

Anthos NoSQL Official Blog April 25, 2021

New Redis Enterprise for Anthos and GKE - Redis Enterprise is now available for GKE and Anthos from the Google Cloud Marketplace.

Document AI Official Blog April 25, 2021

Customers cut document processing time and costs with DocAI solutions, now generally available - Document AI platform, Lending DocAI and Procurement DocAI are generally available.

GCP Experience Official Blog April 25, 2021

How Lumiata democratizes AI in healthcare with Google Cloud - As AI becomes essential in healthcare, Lumiata’s AI platform helps organizations starting using AI and ML easily to improve care, minimize risk, and reduce costs.

AppSheet Official Blog April 25, 2021

What no-code automation looks like with AppSheet - See what no-code app development looks like with AppSheet, and learn about the GA launch of AppSheet Automation. Learn why it means big productivity gains for developers and business users alike.

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.

Infrastructure Official Blog April 25, 2021

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

NetApp Official Blog April 25, 2021

Accelerate your Google Cloud transformation with new NetApp solutions - NetApp’s capabilities are fully integrated into Google Cloud, smoothing migration and making storage management as easy as it was on premises.

BigQuery Cloud Bigtable Data Analytics Official Blog April 25, 2021

Bigtable vs. BigQuery: What’s the difference? - Bigtable vs BigQuery? What’s the difference? In this blog, you'll get a side-by-side view of Google BigQuery and Google Cloud Bigtable.

GCP Experience Official Blog April 25, 2021

How ShareChat built scalable data-driven social media with Google Cloud - See how India-based social media company ShareChat migrated to Google Cloud databases and more to serve 160 million monthly active users with high performance and low latency.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog April 19, 2021

Google Cloud blog 101: Full list of topics, links, and resources - Find quick links to all the topic areas covered on the Google Cloud blog in one convenient location.

GCP Certification Official Blog April 19, 2021

In case you missed it: All our free Google Cloud training opportunities from Q1 - Since January, we’ve introduced a number of no-cost training opportunities to help you grow your cloud skills, and we're bringing them together into one handy resource so you don’t miss out.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog April 19, 2021

5 cheat sheets to help you get started on your Google Cloud journey - Whether you need to determine the best way to move to the cloud, or decide on the best storage option, there are a number of cheat sheets to help.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog April 19, 2021

Tracking index backfill operation progress in Cloud Spanner - Cloud Spanner now provides an ability to track the progress of index backfill. Let us dive deep to understand how you can use the index backfill progress reporting feature.

Official Blog Serverless Terraform April 19, 2021

Predictable serverless deployments with Terraform - In this double feature edition of Serverless Expeditions, Katie and Martin discuss deploying Infrastructure as Code with Terraform, and walkthrough a complex deployment demo app.

Cloud SQL Official Blog April 19, 2021

Understanding the value of managed database services - Fully managed, relational cloud database services like Cloud SQL offload common database administration tasks for MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQL Server.

Data Analytics Event Official Blog April 19, 2021

Announcing Google Cloud 2021 Summits [frequently updated] - Google Cloud Summit digital event series to support industries ranging from Financial Services to Manufacturing & Supply Chain to Retail & Consumer Goods.

Official Blog Storage April 19, 2021

A Google Cloud block storage options cheat sheet - “Where do Virtual Machines store data?” Block store! Google Cloud offers two block storage options: Persistent Disks and Local SSD. This is your cheat sheet for block storage in Google Cloud.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog April 19, 2021

How Google Cloud is enabling vaccine equity - Google Cloud is working with numerous US state governments to help produce equitable vaccination strategies at scale.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog April 19, 2021

Churn prediction for game developers using Google Analytics 4 (GA4) and BigQuery ML - To retain a larger percentage of users after their first use of an app, developers can take steps to motivate and incentivize certain users to return. But to do so, developers need to identify the propensity of any specific user returning after the first 24 hours.

AppSheet Official Blog April 19, 2021

Reclaim time and talent with AppSheet Automation - AppSheet Automation, a significant addition to AppSheet no-code development platform, leverages Google AI to empower even those without coding skills to automate business processes and reshape their own work.

Infrastructure Official Blog April 19, 2021

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

Cloud Storage Official Blog April 19, 2021

Optimizing object storage costs in Google Cloud: location and classes - Saving on Cloud Storage starts with picking the right storage for your use case, and making sure you follow best practices.

Cloud SQL Database Migration Service GCP Experience Official Blog April 19, 2021

Continuous migration to Cloud SQL for terabyte-scale databases with minimal downtime - See how Broadcom migrated 10 TB of data of its Symantec endpoint security tool from multiple databases to Cloud SQL with minimal downtime.

Cloud Dataproc Data Analytics Official Blog April 19, 2021

Broadcom improves customer threat protection with flexible data management - Broadcom uses decentralized data lake infrastructure to speed development of security analytics.

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 Data Fusion Data Analytics Official Blog SAP April 19, 2021

Introducing SAP Integration with Cloud Data Fusion - Google Cloud native data integration platform Cloud Data Fusion now offers the capability to seamlessly get data out of SAP Business Suite, SAP ERP and S/4HANA.

Cloud Firestore Firebase Official Blog April 19, 2021

Load Data Faster and Lower Your Costs with Firestore Data Bundles! - With the latest version of the client SDKs, you are able to use Firestore data bundles in your mobile and web applications! Data bundles can make certain types of Firestore applications much faster or less expensive.

Database Migration Service Official Blog April 12, 2021

Lighter lift-and-shifts with the new Database Migration Service - Learn about the latest Database Migration Service GA launch and how to run through a full database migration.

Certificate Authority Service Official Blog April 12, 2021

How to deploy Certificate Authority Service - Google CAS can help manage certifications at scale. Here’s how to put it to work.

AI Dialogflow Official Blog April 12, 2021

A recipe for building a conversational AI team - Learn how the right team and Google Contact Center AI can help you build better bots with a user-centered perspective.

Machine Learning Official Blog TPU April 12, 2021

How to use PyTorch Lightning's built-in TPU support - How to start training ML models with Pytorch Lightning on TPUs.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Windows April 12, 2021

Creating a SQL Server instance integrated with Active Directory using Google Cloud SQL - SQL Server instances in Google Cloud SQL now integrate with Microsoft Active Directory (AD) as a pre-GA feature that you can try out for yourself right now. This post describes the basic steps required to create a SQL Server instance with this new functionality.

GCP Experience Machine Learning Official Blog April 12, 2021

Recovering global wildlife populations using ML - Google partnered with several leading conservation organizations to build a project known as Wildlife Insights. This blog will teach you how to build a basic image classifier inspired from this wildlife project!

Official Blog Security Workload Identity Federation April 12, 2021

Keyless API authentication—Better cloud security through workload identity federation, no service account keys necessary - With workload Identity federation, you can securely operate your workloads and no longer have to worry about managing service account keys.

Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog April 12, 2021

Fintech startup, Branch makes data analytics easy with BigQuery - FinTech startup, Branch, built its data platform with BigQuery making data accessible to its analysts and scientists.

BeyondCorp Official Blog Security April 12, 2021

Making access to SaaS applications more secure with BeyondCorp Enterprise - Transitioning to a zero-trust security strategy can be difficult; Google has released BeyondCorp Enterprise to make it easier.

Business Official Blog Security April 12, 2021

Building global momentum with government and security compliance certifications - Operating virtually has heightened the importance of security and compliance for public sector agencies around the world.

Business Official Blog April 12, 2021

Google Cloud and AVEVA’s OSIsoft serve the industrial sector a new flavor of PI - Check out how OSIsoft’s fully functioning PI system on Google Cloud can help industrial companies modernize their data and start getting insights quickly.

AI Platform Official Blog April 12, 2021

Cook up your own ML recipes with AI Platform - Learn about Mars Wrigley’s new ML-inspired recipe experiment on Google Cloud and how you can get started with your own.

BigQuery Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Official Blog April 12, 2021

Creating a serverless pipeline for real-time market data - See how to create a real-time data analytics pipeline for use with market data, using serverless technology for ingestion and storage.

BigQuery Cloud Dataprep Data Analytics Official Blog April 12, 2021

New flexibility: Run your Dataprep jobs with BigQuery or Dataflow - Dataprep can now run using either BigQuery or Dataflow.

Event Official Blog April 12, 2021

Google Cloud EMEA Retail & Consumer Goods Summit: The Future of Retail - April 22, 2021 - Google Cloud Retail & Consumer Goods Summit and learn how combining technology and business insights can solve retail challenges.

Official Blog April 12, 2021

AI in Retail: Google Cloud transforms Cartier's product search technology - With Google Cloud, Cartier developed an application to identify any watch ever designed in its 174-year history using visual recognition technology.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog April 12, 2021

Introducing request priorities for Cloud Spanner APIs - You can now specify request priorities for some Cloud Spanner APIs. By assigning a HIGH, MEDIUM, or LOW priority to a specific request, you can now convey the relative importance of workloads, to better align resource usage with performance objectives.

GCP Experience Official Blog April 12, 2021

OpenX is serving over 150 billion ad requests per day with cloud databases - See how OpenX, an advertising technology company, migrated its on-premises open source databases to Bigtable and Memorystore for speed and global scale.

Anthos Official Blog April 12, 2021

IDC: A multicloud strategy can mitigate regulatory, business risks - A new IDC whitepaper finds that a multicloud strategy can help regulated industries manage the risk of using cloud.

Billing Official Blog April 12, 2021

Have budget notifications come to your favorite comms channels - TL;DR - Rather than wait for budget alert emails, you can use programmatic budget notifications to send budget updates to Slack (as well as anything else you can code).

Business Official Blog April 12, 2021

How we’re working with governments on climate goals - Google’s Sustainability Officer Kate Brandt shares how technology companies and governments can work together to address climate change.

Firebase Official Blog April 12, 2021

Supercharge your mobile games business with Firebase - Firebase tool and insights that help game developers.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog April 5, 2021

New this month: Data champions, a key analyst report & features you’re going to want to check out! - Sudhir Hasbe, senior director of product management, shares the latest on how customers and industries are using Google Cloud smart analytics to grow and innovate.

Certificate Authority Service Official Blog April 5, 2021

New whitepaper: Scaling certificate management with Certificate Authority Service - This whitepaper explains how organizations can more easily manage devices with Google Cloud’s Certificate Authority Service.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog April 5, 2021

Troubleshoot BigQuery performance with these dashboards - A few key dashboards can help monitor and optimize BigQuery performance to keep your apps running reliably.

Official Blog Security April 5, 2021

How reCAPTCHA Enterprise protected customers during the holidays - Google Cloud reduced online fraud for customers over the 2020 holiday season thanks to reCAPTCHA Enterprise.

Cloud Operations Compute Engine Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog April 5, 2021

Analyze your GKE and GCE logging usage data easier with new dashboards - Download open source JSON dashboards for Cloud Monitoring that help you analyze logging volumes, logs-based metrics and logs exports across multiple projects.

BI Engine BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog April 5, 2021

Speeding up small queries in BigQuery with BI Engine - A quick and easy way to speed up small queries in BigQuery is to use BI Engine. Now, it is available to any application, not just dashboards.

Data Analytics Official Blog April 5, 2021

Why Google Cloud is the ideal platform for Block.one and other DLT companies - We’re sharing more on why Google Cloud is uniquely positioned to be an excellent partner for Block.one and other distributed ledger technology (DLT) companies.

GCP Experience Official Blog April 5, 2021

University of Missouri expands data analytics with Google Cloud - Hear from the University of Missouri on how they expanded their student data analytics with Google Cloud.

BigQuery Data Analytics GIS Google Maps Platform Official Blog April 5, 2021

Unlock geospatial insights with Data Studio and BigQuery GIS - Learn how to create arbitrary-polygon choropleth maps in Data Studio with BigQuery GIS and Google Maps.

API Apigee Official Blog April 5, 2021

GraphQL: Building a consistent approach for the API consumer - Compare two leading ways to interact with APIs: REST and GraphQL; and how they can be managed with Apigee API management.

Google Maps Platform Javascript Official Blog April 5, 2021

Loading Google Maps Platform JavaScript in Modern Web Applications - Two open source libraries that make it easier for you to use the Maps JavaScript API in modern web apps.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog April 5, 2021

Spring forward with BigQuery user-friendly SQL - The newest set of user-friendly SQL features in BigQuery are designed to enable you to load and query more data with greater precision, allow users to evolve their data rapidly as your needs change, and lower your query and storage costs.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog April 5, 2021

How BigQuery helps scale and automate insights for baseball fans - An in depth look at how BigQuery features and functionality can create insights from data for baseball fans.

AI GCP Certification Machine Learning Official Blog April 5, 2021

Free AI and machine learning training for fraud detection, chatbots, and more - These no-cost training opportunities can help you gain the latest AI and machine learning skills from Google Cloud.

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.

Data Analytics Official Blog April 5, 2021

Creating an experience management (XM) data warehouse with survey responses - Google Cloud and Trifacta have partnered to create a design pattern to easily shape, display, and use survey data.

Cloud SQL Database Migration Service Official Blog April 5, 2021

Preparing PostgreSQL for migration with Database Migration Service - Everything you need in one place to prepare you PostgreSQL instance and databases for migration using Google Cloud’s Database Migration Service.

Database Migration Service Official Blog April 5, 2021

Migrate your MySQL and PostgreSQL databases using Database Migration Service, now GA - Check out how to migrate your on-premises databases to the cloud with Database Migration Service, now generally available for PostgreSQL and MySQL.

GCP Certification Official Blog April 5, 2021

How FFN accelerated their migration to a fully managed database in the cloud - See how Freedom Financial Network migrated a terabyte of data in just hours to fully managed Cloud SQL database service as part of creating a microservices architecture.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog April 5, 2021

Demystifying Cloud Spanner multi-region configurations - Cloud Spanner is a strongly consistent, highly scalable, relational database. It powers billion-user products every month. In order to provide high availability and geographic locality, Cloud Spanner creates multiple copies (aka replicas) of your data and then stores these replicas across different geographical locations. This blog post discusses what this entails.

Cloud Dataproc Data Analytics Official Blog April 5, 2021

Data Lake management just got easier with Dataproc Metastore GA - Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Dataproc Metastore. A fully managed, serverless technical metadata repository based on the Apache Hive metastore.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Security Windows April 5, 2021

Cloud SQL for SQL Server—now with Active Directory authentication - Check out the latest from Cloud SQL: Windows authentication is now supported, so you can use this Active Directory integration easily for your databases.

Cloud SQL GCP Experience Official Blog April 5, 2021

Auto Trader: Charting the road from Oracle to PostgreSQL - See how auto marketplace Auto Trader moved from Oracle databases to managed PostgreSQL from Google Cloud, along with GKE, to add agility and innovate faster.

Cloud Bigtable Official Blog April 5, 2021

Take a tour of best practices for Cloud Bigtable performance and cost optimization - Get a look at how you can optimize performance in cost for NoSQL, key-value cloud database service Cloud Bigtable, designed for low latency and high scalability.

BeyondCorp Official Blog Security April 5, 2021

How Google Cloud can help the Public Sector embrace zero trust - Helping governments reduce their risk from cyber attacks with a zero trust approach to security.

Business Official Blog April 5, 2021

How Cloud Technology Can Help Support Economic Recovery - As new COVID-19 relief dollars flow into state and local budgets, agency leaders can embrace cloud technology to help deliver critical services to the community.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog April 5, 2021

How sweet it is: Using Cloud AI to whip up new treats with Mars Maltesers - Mars uses Google Cloud AI to invent a tasty new cake that includes maltesers and marmite!

Official Blog Security April 5, 2021

Devices and zero trust - In a zero trust environment, every device has to earn trust in order to be granted access. Learn how it works!

Infrastructure Official Blog April 5, 2021

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

Billing Cloud Storage Official Blog March 29, 2021

Check, please! Billing in Cloud Storage - So far, we've talked a lot about how to use Cloud Storage—from managing data to optimizing performance, uploading, downloading, and buckets. But there's one important topic that we haven't talked about: the price tag.

Official Blog March 29, 2021

Rethinking ‘rehost, replatform, rearchitect’: Cloud migration for the real world - An overview of different migration approaches.

Event Google Cloud Platform Official Blog March 29, 2021

Run a transformed supply chain—see how at Google’s Digital Supply Chain summit - Check out how to build modern digital supply chain and logistics platforms and check out Google’s Supply Chain Summit.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog March 29, 2021

Using BigQuery Administrator for real-time monitoring - Resource Charts for BigQuery Administrator makes it easy to understand historical patterns across slot consumption, job concurrency, & job performance.

Anthos Official Blog March 29, 2021

Batter up! Anthos on bare metal helps MLB gear up for upcoming season - Anthos on bare metal offers lower operational overhead than Anthos running on a virtualization layer, giving MLB much-needed flexibility.

Official Blog March 29, 2021

Picture this: 10 whiteboard sketch videos that bring Google Cloud to life - The Google Cloud Tech YouTube channel has a series of whiteboard drawing board videos that explain cloud tools for technical practitioners in about 5 minutes each.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog March 29, 2021

Google BigQuery is a Leader in The 2021 Forrester Wave: Cloud Data Warehouse - Forrester places Google as a Leader in the 2021 Forrester Wave™ Cloud Data Warehouse.

Official Blog VMware Engine March 29, 2021

A Google Cloud VMware Engine cheat sheet - A walk through VMware Engine, highlighting its benefits, features, and use cases.

Cloud Operations Compute Engine Official Blog March 29, 2021

High throughput VM logging and metrics agent now in Preview - Announcing the Preview of the new Ops Agent, which combines the metrics and logging agents into one, easy to install VM agent that supports a higher throughput.

Compute Engine HPC Official Blog March 29, 2021

Getting Compute Engine resources for batch processing just got easier - You can now obtain Compute Engine resources for batch processing workloads that account for availability of resources in zones of a region.

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.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog March 29, 2021

Road to recovery: How Google Cloud is helping states get the COVID-19 vaccine to more people - Google Cloud is proud to partner with a number of states across the U.S. to support vaccination efforts at scale.

Infrastructure Official Blog March 29, 2021

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

Official Blog VM Manager March 22, 2021

VM Manager 101: Create a disk clone before patching VMs - Learn how to use VM Manager’s OS patch management feature to create a crash consistent disk clone of a VM’s attached persistent disks of a VM.

HPC Official Blog March 22, 2021

Introducing the latest Slurm on GCP scripts - The latest version of Slurm for Google Cloud includes support for Terraform, the HPC VM Image, placement policies, Bulk API and instance templates.

Cloud Storage Official Blog March 22, 2021

You make the rules with authentication controls for Cloud Storage - Once you’ve got your data into Cloud Storage, it’s time for an important conversation about authentication. In this post, we’ll review some critical components for determining who has access to that data.

Cloud Pub/Sub Official Blog March 22, 2021

Building real-time market data front-ends with websockets and Google Cloud - Check out this cloud-first architectural pattern for building real-time streaming data pipelines for financial services and market data.

GPU HPC Official Blog March 22, 2021

A2 VMs now GA—the largest GPU cloud instances with NVIDIA A100 GPUs - A2 VMs with NVIDIA A100 GPUs are now generally available for your most demanding workloads including machine learning and HPC.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog March 22, 2021

Analyzing Python package downloads in BigQuery - Dig into trends in Python package downloads with BigQuery’s new public dataset.

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.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog March 22, 2021

Cloud Spanner launches point-in-time-recovery capability - Check out Cloud Spanner’s new point-in-time recovery (PITR) capability, offering continuous data protection when you configure the database version retention period.

GCP Certification Official Blog March 22, 2021

Earn the new Google Kubernetes Engine skill badge for free - The new Optimize Costs for Google Kubernetes Engine skills badge helps you demonstrate to employers you know how to manage workloads and clusters at scale to optimize time and cost.

Infrastructure Official Blog March 22, 2021

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

Data Analytics Official Blog March 22, 2021

Meet the Authors: Data Governance–The Definitive Guide - Hear from the authors of a new book, Data Governance: The Definitive Guide, about the people, processes, and tools to operationalize data trustworthiness. O'Reilly © 2021.

AppSheet Official Blog March 22, 2021

The bots are here: Use RPA and AI to automate digital tasks - The bots are coming! But don't worry, they're here for the boring stuff. Robotic Process Automation is all about AI-powered digital critters that take over repetitive and manual tasks, like receiving an invoice, extracting the data, and then entering that data into a bookkeeping system.

Kubeflow Machine Learning Official Blog TensorFlow March 22, 2021

Event-triggered detection of data drift in ML workflows - How to set up event-triggered Kubeflow Pipeline runs using GCF, and how to use the TFDV library to determine whether a model should be retrained on new data.

Apigee Cloud Armor Official Blog March 22, 2021

Multi-layer API security with Apigee and Google Cloud Armor - How Apigee X with Google Cloud Armor provides robust API management and multi-layer security.

Cloud Storage Official Blog March 15, 2021

Serving up data from Cloud Storage - When it comes to the cloud, there’s more than one way to serve a file. In this post, we’ll walk you through all the ways to serve data from Cloud Storage—so you can determine the best fit for your needs!

Cloud Bigtable Cloud Memorystore Official Blog March 15, 2021

Cloud Bigtable + Cloud Memorystore: faster together - Databases are designed for specific schemas, queries, and throughput, but if you have data that gets queried more frequently for a period of time, you may want to reduce the load on your database by introducing a cache layer. Here's how to do it in Bigtable with Memorystore for Memcached.

Official Blog SRE March 15, 2021

How do you eat an elephant? Google SREs talk digital transformation - It’s not just about technology. Google Cloud SREs touch on the human and organizational side of a cloud migration.

Official Blog March 15, 2021

Casa dos Ventos advances sustainability mission with SAP S/4HANA on Google Cloud - Thanks to its new cloud infrastructure and scalable services with Google Cloud, Casa dos Ventos was also able to process 20 years of data in less than two hours during its weekly data processes.

Cloud Pub/Sub Cloud Run Eventarc Official Blog Serverless March 15, 2021

Three ways of receiving events in Cloud Run - With Eventarc and Pub/Sub, there are multiple ways of receiving events in Cloud Run. Let’s look at them in detail.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog March 15, 2021

Introducing #AskGoogleCloud: A community driven YouTube live series - We’re excited to introduce a new series on the Google Cloud Tech YouTube channel connecting the cloud community directly with our Google Cloud product experts. We'll be selecting questions that use #AskGoogleCloud on Twitter and YouTube and answer them in a featured premiere each quarter by experts in that area.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog March 15, 2021

Build your future with GKE - For an idea of where we’re going with Google Kubernetes Engine, take a look at where we’ve been.

Data Analytics Official Blog March 15, 2021

Open innovations, scaling data science, and amazing data analytics stories from industry leaders - What’s new in data analytics, from the official Google Cloud blog: how to democratize data, how customers are transforming, and new data analytics features.

Data Loss Prevention API Official Blog March 15, 2021

Transform data to secure it: Use Cloud DLP - Among the best ways to prevent data loss are to modify, delete, or never collect the data in the first place.

Mission Critical Services Official Blog March 15, 2021

Mission Critical Services: for the most demanding enterprise environments - Mission Critical Services (MCS), a new Value Add Service available for purchase by Premium Support customers, is based on Google Cloud’s approach to its own mission critical services.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog March 15, 2021

Scaling workloads across multiple dimensions in GKE - In Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), application owners can define multiple autoscaling behaviors for a workload using a single Kubernetes resource: Multidimensional Pod Autoscaler (MPA).

Cloud Memorystore GCP Experience Official Blog March 15, 2021

How Songkick harmonized their infrastructure with Memorystore - See how concert discovery and music service Songkick migrated to fully managed Memorystore for Redis for a scalable, fast cloud caching solution.

Airflow Cloud Build Cloud Composer Official Blog March 15, 2021

Using Cloud Build to keep Airflow Operators up-to-date in your Composer environment - Learn how to keep your Airflow Operators up to date in your Cloud Composer environment using Cloud Build and a GitHub bot.

Cloud Healthcare Cloud Healthcare API Official Blog March 15, 2021

Google’s Cloud Healthcare Consent Management API now generally available - How Google Cloud’s Healthcare Consent Management API is enabling new, patient-centric research and care.

Official Blog VMware Engine March 15, 2021

Zero-footprint DR solution with Google Cloud VMware Engine and Actifio - Learn how to use Actifio data management software plus Google Cloud VMware Engine to create a dynamic, low-cost DR site in the cloud.

Cloud Code Official Blog Secret Manager March 15, 2021

Introducing Cloud Code Secret Manager Integration - Cloud Code Secret Manager integration.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog March 15, 2021

Exploring Cloud Spanner data in DBeaver - We're announcing native support for Cloud Spanner in DBeaver 21.0, a popular open source graphical database development tool that lets you browse and edit databases, create and execute SQL scripts, export data, transaction management and ER diagrams.

Cloud SQL Official Blog March 15, 2021

Testing Cloud SQL failover: Where to begin - Let's examine some of the key metrics to monitor when testing failover to optimize your application's performance, including the number of database connections, queries per second, CPU and memory utilization of the instance, read/write IOPS, and peak replication lag.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog March 15, 2021

Google Cloud Celebrates International Women’s Day - In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, Google Cloud is excited to announce new partnerships with women in tech communities and to highlight some exceptional women Cloud developers.

Official Blog March 15, 2021

A guide to data protection offerings in Google Cloud - Storage and backup administrators have a key role to play in cloud adoption, and Google Cloud has developed a number of data protection offerings to help administrators excel in their role and meet operational and compliance requirements.

Firebase Official Blog March 15, 2021

Measuring Realtime Database performance with Firebase Performance Monitoring - Firebase Performance Monitoring is a free and cross-platform service to help you collect and analyze RUM data for your app or website.

Firebase Official Blog March 15, 2021

Migrating to the new Remote Config for Games SDK

Cloud Storage Official Blog March 8, 2021

5-ish ways to get your data into Cloud Storage - With a can-do attitude and the details of this post, you’ll learn how to get your data into Cloud Storage with a variety of upload methods.

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.

Cloud Pub/Sub Data Analytics Official Blog March 8, 2021

Introducing Apache Spark Structured Streaming connector for Pub/Sub Lite - Introducing Pub/Sub Lite connector for Apache Spark for cost-effective streaming data analytics.

Billing Official Blog March 8, 2021

Costs meet code with programmatic budget notifications - TL;DR - More than just alerts, budgets can also send notifications to Pub/Sub. Once they're in Pub/Sub, you can hook up all kinds of services to react to them. You can use the information about the budget along with some code to do just about anything.

Official Blog SAP March 8, 2021

Stepping up business transformation with SAP RISE and Google Cloud - With RISE, SAP is recognizing that enterprises need both an easy path to the cloud, plus cloud providers and consulting partners who will help them achieve business objectives.

Data Analytics Official Blog March 8, 2021

Data champions: How the Golden State Warriors are turning on-court data into a competitive advantage - Learn how the Warriors are using intelligent technologies with Google’s Data Cloud to better serve the needs of coaches, front office, staff, players and fans.

Data Analytics GCP Experience Infrastructure Official Blog March 8, 2021

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

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog March 8, 2021

Save the date for Google Cloud Next ‘21: October 12-14, 2021 - Join us and learn how the most successful companies have transformed their businesses with Google Cloud. Sign-up at g.co/cloudnext for updates.

Data Analytics Official Blog March 8, 2021

Reducing risk through credit card fraud detection - Google Cloud data analytics plus Quantiphi provide a solution to credit card fraud detection.

BigQuery Cloud Run Data Analytics Official Blog Python March 8, 2021

Inventory management with BigQuery and Cloud Run - Building a simple inventory management system with Cloud Run and BigQuery.

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.

BigQuery Cloud Pub/Sub Data Analytics Official Blog Serverless March 8, 2021

How to build a serverless real-time credit card fraud detection solution - A smart analytics design pattern that enables you to build a scalable real-time fraud detection solution in one hour using serverless, no-ops products on Google Cloud.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog March 8, 2021

Back by popular demand: Google Cloud products in 4 words or less (2021 edition) - If you are just getting started, the 4 words or less developer's cheat sheet is a great resource that gives you a quick overview of all that is available to you on Google Cloud.

Cloud Logging Cloud Operations Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog March 8, 2021

All together now: Bringing your GKE logs to the Cloud Console - Your Kubernetes logs are now in the Google Cloud Console’s GKE resource details pages, ready to explore with Cloud Logging.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog March 8, 2021

Google Cloud Born-Digital Summit: Inspiring the next generation of technology leaders - Join our half day event and get practical guidance for building applications in the cloud and bringing them to market faster.

AI Official Blog March 8, 2021

Gartner names Google a leader in 2021 Magic Quadrant for Cloud AI Developer Services report - Gartner has named Google a Leader in its 2021 Magic Quadrant for Cloud AI Developer Services.

Official Blog Security March 8, 2021

Delivering the industry’s most Trusted Cloud - At Google Cloud, we defend your data against threats and fraudulent activity using the same infrastructure and security services we use for our own operations, empowering you with advanced capabilities that would be unavailable to all but the most-well resourced global organizations.

Official Blog March 8, 2021

Announcing the Risk Protection Program: Moving from shared responsibility to shared fate - The Risk Protection Program offers customers peace of mind through the technology to secure their data, the tools to monitor the security of that data, and an industry-first cyber policy offered by leading insurers.

Eventarc Official Blog Serverless Tutorial March 8, 2021

Demystifying event filters in Eventarc - Learn how to create triggers with the right filters in Eventarc.

Cloud Memorystore Official Blog March 8, 2021

Go faster and cheaper with Memorystore for Memcached, now GA - Learn about fully managed Memorystore for Memcached, which is compatible with open-source Memcached protocol and can save database costs and add speed.

Cloud Memorystore GCP Experience Official Blog March 8, 2021

How Memorystore cut costs in half for Quizlet’s Memcached workloads - See how online learning platform Quizlet uses managed database service Memorystore for Memcached to cut costs, improve reliability for SRE.

Infrastructure Official Blog March 8, 2021

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

Cloud Operations Official Blog SRE March 1, 2021

With SRE, failing to plan is planning to fail - The process of becoming a successful Site Reliability Engineering shop starts well before you take your first class or read your first manual.

Cloud Operations Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Official Blog March 1, 2021

Troubleshooting services on Google Kubernetes Engine by example - Learn how to deploy a sample app to your cluster and configure an alerting policy that will notify you if there are any container restarts observed.

Cloud Monitoring Cloud Operations Monitoring Official Blog March 1, 2021

Increasing limits for three key Cloud Monitoring features - Cloud Monitoring now supports more projects and custom metric descriptors, and retains metrics from Compute Engine agents for longer.

Cloud Composer Cloud Data Fusion Data Analytics Official Blog March 1, 2021

Framework for building a configuration driven data lake using Data Fusion and Composer - This article provides a framework for building a configuration driven data lake on Google Cloud using Data Fusion and Composer.

Apigee Dialogflow GCP Experience Official Blog March 1, 2021

Conversational AI with Apigee API Management for enhancing customer experiences - How Google Cloud’s Dialogflow and Apigee make it easy to deploy interactive virtual agents.

Data Analytics Looker Official Blog March 1, 2021

Accelerate data science workflows with Looker, plus free training to help get started - Learn how data analysts and scientists can use Looker to help with data governance, join our training to walk through working examples of how Looker can be leveraged to help automate and productionalize data science workflows.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog March 1, 2021

BigQuery delivers a modern view of materialized views - BigQuery materialized views is now GA and provides query cost-optimization and increased performance.

BI Engine BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog March 1, 2021

New in BigQuery BI Engine: faster insights across popular BI tools - BigQuery BI Engine ensures significantly faster queries across popular BI tools.

Business NoSQL Official Blog March 1, 2021

MongoDB and Google Extend Partnership To Drive Enterprise Cloud Modernization - MongoDB and Google Partner To Drive Enterprise Cloud Modernization.

BigQuery Data Analytics Machine Learning Official Blog March 1, 2021

How to use a machine learning model from a Google Sheet using BigQuery ML - By combining Sheets with BigQuery ML, you can bring the power of machine learning to data in your spreadsheet.

Cloud Marketplace Official Blog Terraform March 1, 2021

A look at the new Google Cloud Marketplace Private Catalog, now with Terraform support - The latest version of Private Catalog simplifies management for the products you use from Google Cloud Marketplace.

GKE Autopilot Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Official Blog March 1, 2021

Introducing GKE Autopilot: a revolution in managed Kubernetes - GKE Autopilot gives you a fully managed, hardened Kubernetes cluster out of the box, for true hands-free operations.

Cloud Dataproc Official Blog March 1, 2021

Migrating Apache Hadoop to Dataproc: A decision tree - Are you using the Apache Hadoop and Spark ecosystem? Are you looking to simplify the management of resources while continuing to use the same tools? If yes, then Dataproc is the tool to check out. In this blog post, we will briefly cover Dataproc and then highlight the four scenarios to migrate Apache Hadoop cluster to Google Cloud.

Data Analytics Official Blog March 1, 2021

Run data science at scale with Dataproc and Apache Spark - Dataproc Hub, a feature now generally available for Dataproc users, provides an easier way to scale processing for common data science libraries and notebooks, govern custom open source clusters, and manage costs so that enterprises can maximize their existing skills and software investments.

Official Blog Serverless Workflows March 1, 2021

3 common serverless patterns to build with Workflows - Learn how to build powerful serverless applications using these common architectural patterns that are now possible with Workflows and Connectors.

AI Platform Data Analytics GPU Official Blog March 1, 2021

Scale model training in minutes with RAPIDS + Dask and NVIDIA GPUs on AI Platform - Scale model training from 10 GB to 640 GB in minutes with RAPIDS + Dask and NVIDIA GPUs on AI Platform.

Compute Engine Official Blog March 1, 2021

At your service! With schedule-based autoscaling, VMs are at the ready - Schedule-based autoscaling for Compute Engine lets you improve the availability of your workloads by scheduling capacity ahead of anticipated load.

Billing Official Blog March 1, 2021

Stay informed by customizing your budgets - TL;DR - By default, budget alerts only go to Billing Account Administrators and Billing Account Users. You can easily add up to 5 more custom emails by using a Cloud Monitoring channel. Try to send to groups, not individuals!

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.

Firebase Official Blog March 1, 2021

App monetization made easy: Using Firebase, AdMob, and Google Analytics to uncover your optimal ads strategy

Cloud Composer Cloud Data Fusion Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 22, 2021

Architect your data lake on Google Cloud with Data Fusion and Composer - Designing a data lake on Google Cloud with Data Fusion and Composer.

Compute Engine Official Blog Feb. 22, 2021

Benchmarking rendering software on Compute Engine - Benchmarking popular 3D rendering software on a variety of resources on Compute Engine helps us understand the relationship between cost and performance.

Official Blog VMware Engine Feb. 22, 2021

New in Google Cloud VMware Engine: improved reach, networking and scale - The latest version of Google Cloud VMware Engine is chock full of new features and integrations, including enhanced networking capabilities.

Business Official Blog Feb. 22, 2021

New framework expands Google Cloud access globally - As part of our commitment to supporting pioneering research globally, Google is proud to announce that Google Cloud services are now available to participants in the OCRE (Open Clouds for Research Environment) framework, which was created to improve access to a range of cloud services for researchers and research institutions in 40 European countries.

Cloud Operations Official Blog Feb. 22, 2021

New private cloud networking whitepaper for Google Cloud VMware Engine - Go deep on private cloud networking for Google Cloud VMware Engine with this whitepaper.

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.

Cloud Operations Official Blog Feb. 22, 2021

To the cloud and beyond! Planning a multi-year data center migration - When embarking on a large, multi-year data center migration to Google Cloud, it’s helpful to think of the project in phases.

Machine Learning Official Blog Feb. 22, 2021

The life-changing magic of making with ML - Personal projects created to learn Machine Learning.

Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 22, 2021

Databricks on Google Cloud: an open integrated platform for data, analytics and machine learning - Databricks and Google Cloud partner to provide an open, integrated platform for data, analytics, and machine learning.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Python Feb. 22, 2021

Introducing Django ORM support for Cloud Spanner - Today we're happy to announce beta support for Google Cloud Spanner in the Django ORM. The django-google-spanner package is a third-party database backend for Cloud Spanner, powered by the Cloud Spanner Python client library.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Feb. 22, 2021

Discover and invoke services across clusters with GKE multi-cluster services - GKE’s new multi-cluster services let you use Kubernetes services across disparate clusters.

Go Official Blog Feb. 22, 2021

Ship your Go applications faster to Cloud Run with ko - With "ko", you can build and push container images for your Go apps without Docker (and faster than Docker), then deploy to Cloud Run.

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.

Official Blog Security Feb. 22, 2021

New whitepaper: CISO’s guide to Cloud Security Transformation - Switching to the cloud presents a huge opportunity for CISOs to transform their company's approach to security. Here’s what you need to know.

IAM Official Blog Security Feb. 22, 2021

Helping users keep their organization secure with their phone's built-in security key - The new “Account security” recommender will automatically detect when a user with elevated permissions, such as a Project Owner, is eligible to use their phone’s built-in security key to better protect their account, but has not yet turned on this important safeguard.

Cloud Operations Monitoring Official Blog Feb. 22, 2021

Three ways tight integration makes logging and monitoring easier - How is GCP is better than Azure with regard to ease of use? A major differentiator from a recent blog was how Logging and Monitoring “just work” with Google Cloud services. The buzz around this post presents us an opportunity to get a blog post out that takes a step back from the product-centric blog posts and focuses on our ease of use narrative.

Firebase Kotlin Official Blog Feb. 22, 2021

Improve app stability with Firebase Crashlytics and Kotlin - This blog post explains how developing with Kotlin can lead to fewer crashes; and how you can monitor your app’s stability with Firebase Crashlytics once your app has been released.

Official Blog Serverless Workflows Feb. 15, 2021

Orchestrating the Pic-a-Daily serverless app with Workflows - Learn how we orchestrated Pic-a-Daily serverless app with Workflows.

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.

BigQuery Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog Feb. 15, 2021

Why Verizon Media picked BigQuery for scale, performance and cost - See the proof of concept (POC) numbers that Verizon’s Yahoo got when testing and verifying the improved performance, cost, and scale of BigQuery for their data warehouse.

IoT Official Blog Feb. 15, 2021

Accelerating IoT device deployment with Google Cloud and Arm Mbed OS - Our new integration with Mbed OS enables devices to securely connect and ingest data to Google Cloud through Cloud IoT Core.

Official Blog Python Feb. 15, 2021

Supporting the Python ecosystem - Google's support for the Python Software Foundation.

Anthos Official Blog Feb. 15, 2021

Application modernization isn’t easy. But we can make it easier. - Migrating and modernizing applications and moving to the cloud can be a fun and interesting challenge, but it's seldom "easy". Here are four Google Cloud tips to make your migration journey easier that you (probably) didn’t know about.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Feb. 15, 2021

Managing schema changes on Cloud Spanner using Liquibase - You can now use Liquibase’s open-source database devops library to manage and automate schema changes in Cloud Spanner.

BigQuery Cloud Run Data Analytics Official Blog Serverless Feb. 15, 2021

How to trigger Cloud Run actions on BigQuery events - This post explains how to trigger a Cloud Run task whenever rows are inserted into your BigQuery table. This works off pretty much any BigQuery event, and because it’s Cloud Run, you can do pretty much anything in response.

Compute Engine Official Blog Feb. 15, 2021

Freedom of choice: 9TB SSDs bring ultimate IOPS/$ to Compute Engine VMs - With 9TB Local SSDs for Compute Engine N2 VMs, you can drive 2.4 million read IOPS with just 24 vCPUs.

Dialogflow Official Blog Feb. 15, 2021

Build a chatbot resume on Google Cloud - Stand out in your job application: Build a resume chatbot on Google Cloud.

Official Blog Security Feb. 15, 2021

What you can learn in our Q1 2021 Google Cloud Security Talks - Google Cloud Security Talks, a live online event on March 3rd, will help you navigate the latest thinking in cloud security.

Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 15, 2021

Architecting a data lineage system for BigQuery - Use Data Catalog as an interface to attach business metadata to your cloud analytics data or on-prem data to create a data lineage system with structured tags.

Official Blog SAP Feb. 15, 2021

Introducing Bare Metal Solution for SAP workloads - Bare Metal Solution gives customers a choice of SAP-certified systems for running their workloads. Google Cloud and Intel collaborated to create a best in class architecture for SAP on bare metal that can provide fast insights, low latency, and high throughput.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Feb. 15, 2021

Improved troubleshooting with Cloud Spanner introspection capabilities - Cloud-native database Spanner has new introspection capabilities to monitor database performance and optimize application efficiency.

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.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

Search and browse Google Cloud code samples - New features in documentation to provide quick and easy ways to search and browse all code samples that are available for Google Cloud.

Billing Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

Avoid cost overruns: How to manage your quotas programmatically - Managing and monitoring the quotas you set on cloud resources can help you avoid unexpected costs.

Billing Cloud Bigtable Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

A primer on Cloud Bigtable cost optimization - Check out how to understand resources that contribute to costs and how to think about cost optimization for the Cloud Bigtable database.

Cloud AutoML Machine Learning Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

Can machine learning make you a better athlete? - How to use computer vision, posture tracking, and math to improve your tennis serve, soccer kick, and more.

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.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

Google Cloud AI leaders share tips for getting started with AI - Google Cloud AI leaders share their perspective on how businesses can get started in AI.

Apigee Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

The time for digital excellence is here—Introducing Apigee X - Apigee X, the new version of Google Cloud’s API management platform, helps enterprises accelerate from digital transformation to digital excellence.

BigQuery Cloud Scheduler Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

Continuous model evaluation with BigQuery ML, Stored Procedures, and Cloud Scheduler - Continuous evaluation—the process of ensuring a production machine learning model is still performing well on new data—is an essential part in any ML workflow. Performing continuous evaluation can help you catch model drift, a phenomenon that occurs when the data used to train your model no longer reflects the current environment.

Machine Learning Official Blog Python Feb. 8, 2021

How to develop with PyTorch at lightning speed - Increase your productivity using PyTorch Lightning, a popular wrapper, and Google Cloud Platform.

Cloud Data Fusion Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

Introducing real-time data integration for BigQuery with Cloud Data Fusion - See how Cloud Data Fusion makes it easy to replicate and integrate data in real-time, low-latency pipelines from cloud databases into cloud data warehouse BigQuery.

Infrastructure Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

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

Anthos Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

What are my hybrid and multicloud deployment options with Anthos? - Anthos is a managed application platform that extends Google Cloud services and engineering practices to your environments so you can modernize apps faster and establish operational consistency across them. Anthos offers multiple deployment options to choose from, depending on where your infrastructure and applications live today. In this article we are outlining the Anthos deployment options.

Cloud KMS Official Blog Security Feb. 8, 2021

The cloud trust paradox: 3 scenarios where keeping encryption keys off the cloud may be necessary - Although rare, there are sometimes situations where encryption keys should be stored off the cloud. Here are three to consider.

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.

HPC Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

Introducing HPC VM images—pre-tuned for optimal performance - Google Cloud’s first pre-configured HPC VM image is a CentOS 7-based image optimized for tightly-coupled MPI workloads.

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.

Firebase Official Blog Feb. 8, 2021

Cloud Firestore for Games is now in Beta! - Cloud Firestore for Games is now publicly available in beta for C++ and Unity developers.

Official Blog Windows Feb. 1, 2021

Opening up Google's Windows management tools - Large scale Windows fleet management is possible with strong open source tools and good security practices during WFH.

Cloud Run Eventarc Official Blog Serverless Feb. 1, 2021

Eventarc brings eventing to Cloud Run and is now GA - Eventarc lets you route events to Cloud Run, and is now generally available with several new features.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

Introducing Sqlcommenter: An open source ORM auto-instrumentation library - Sqlcommenter is an open source library that enables ORMs to augment SQL statements with comments before execution.

Cloud Storage Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

How Cloud Storage delivers 11 nines of durability—and how you can help - Learn how Google Cloud achieves 11 nines of durability for Cloud Storage objects, and steps you can take to reduce your risk of data loss.

Bare Metal Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

Bare Metal Solution: new regions, new servers, and new certifications - Check out new regions and a smaller 8-core server, plus HIPAA and PCI-DSS compliance, for Bare Metal Solution to move your Oracle workloads easily to Google Cloud.

Official Blog VM Manager Feb. 1, 2021

Introducing VM Manager: Operate large Compute Engine fleets with ease - The new VM Manager simplifies infrastructure and compliance management for the largest of Compute Engine VM fleets.

Cloud SQL Monitoring Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

Database observability for developers: introducing Cloud SQL Insights - New Insights tool helps developers quickly understand and resolve database performance issues on Cloud SQL.

Cloud SQL Monitoring Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

Boost your query performance troubleshooting skills with Cloud SQL Insights - Learn how developers can use Cloud SQL Insights for application-centric monitoring and diagnosis through a step-by-step walkthrough.

App Engine Cloud Functions Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless Feb. 1, 2021

Spoiled for choice: Deploying to 3 serverless platforms - I made a webapp called Hot Maze and deployed it to App Engine, to Cloud Functions, and to Cloud Run. This is what I learned.

BigQuery Machine Learning Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

How to build demand forecasting models with BigQuery ML - With BigQuery ML, you can train and deploy machine learning models using SQL. With the fully managed, scalable infrastructure of BigQuery, this means reducing complexity while accelerating time to production, so you can spend more time using the forecasts to improve your business.

Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

The evolution of data architecture at The New York Times - See how the New York Times uses Google Cloud’s end-to-end data platform for fast streaming pipelines, advanced analytics, and record-high site traffic during the 2020 election.

Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

Retailers find flexible demand forecasting models in BigQuery ML - Try BigQuery’s design pattern for demand forecasting to create predictive analytics models for retail use cases.

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.

Dialogflow Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

Respond to customers faster and more accurately with Dialogflow CX - New Dialogflow CX Virtual Agents can jumpstart your contact center operational efficiency goals, drive CSAT up and take care of your human agents.

DevOps Infrastructure Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

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

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless Feb. 1, 2021

Lifecycle of a container on Cloud Run - Cloud Run runs and autoscales your container-based application. You can make the most of the platform when you understand the full container lifecycle.

Data Analytics Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

How our customers modernize business intelligence with BigQuery and Looker - BigQuery and Looker customers use modern business intelligence (BI) to find data insights and allow self-service discovery for all teams.

BeyondCorp Official Blog Security Feb. 1, 2021

BeyondCorp Enterprise: Introducing a safer era of computing - The GA of Google’s comprehensive zero trust product offering, BeyondCorp Enterprise, brings this modern, proven technology to organizations so they can get started on their own zero trust journey in a simple experience for users and administrators.

Firebase Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

Firebase Experimental Extensions - Firebase now supports Experimental Extensions, to get more feedback from you and to better understand which use cases and extension features people are most interested in.

Firebase Official Blog Feb. 1, 2021

Crashlytics and the Great Crash Detective Comic - This comics explains how Firebase Crashlytics service works and can be used.

Official Blog Security Jan. 25, 2021

New whitepaper: Designing and deploying a data security strategy with Google Cloud - Our new whitepaper helps you start a data security program in a cloud-native way and adjust your existing data security program when you start utilizing cloud computing.

Cloud Operations DevOps Official Blog SRE Jan. 25, 2021

Take the first step toward SRE with Cloud Operations Sandbox - Spin up the Cloud Operations Sandbox to see how Google’s logging, monitoring, tracing, profiling and debugging can kickstart your SRE practice.

Anthos Compute Engine Official Blog Jan. 25, 2021

Go green: Sustainable disaster recovery using Google Cloud - Easily lower your energy consumption by using Google Cloud for your disaster recovery strategy. Here’s a look at how it works.

Anthos Official Blog Jan. 25, 2021

Hands-on with Anthos on bare metal - Deploying Anthos on Bare Metal in home lab.

Official Blog Jan. 25, 2021

Build your own workout app in 5 steps—without coding - Conquer New Year’s resolutions by using Google Cloud’s AppSheet to build a customizable fitness tracking app— without writing any code.

IAM Official Blog Security Jan. 25, 2021

Enforcing least privilege by bulk-applying IAM recommendations - Learn how to identify IAM roles with unnecessary permissions in your Google Cloud organization—and rightsize them automatically.

Cloud Run Eventarc Official Blog Serverless Jan. 18, 2021

Eventarc: A unified eventing experience in Google Cloud - Eventarc provides a unified eventing experience in Google Cloud so you can send events to Cloud Run from more than 60 Google Cloud sources.

Cloud Profiler Official Blog Jan. 18, 2021

Cloud Profiler provides app performance insights, without the overhead - Cloud Profiler helps troubleshoot nagging performance problems in your code, without adding any additional overhead.

Cloud Bigtable GCP Experience Official Blog Jan. 18, 2021

Think big: Why Ricardo chose Bigtable to complement BigQuery - See how ecommerce company Ricardo.ch chose Cloud Bigtable as its database to complement its data warehouse and save costs with scalability.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Jan. 18, 2021

Lock Statistics: Diagnose performance issues in Cloud Spanner - This post introduces a newly released introspection tool: Lock statistic, and guides our readers through a simple example of using it to diagnose transaction performance issues caused by lock conflict.

Cloud Storage Official Blog Jan. 18, 2021

Implementing leader election on Google Cloud Storage - Controlling coordination among distributed systems can be complex. This article showcases how to build your own leader election system using only Google Cloud Storage.

Cloud Storage Official Blog Security Jan. 18, 2021

4 best practices for ensuring privacy and security of your data in Cloud Storage - Beyond the fundamentals, Cloud Storage offers several security features, such as bucket-level access, service account HMAC keys, IAM conditions, Delegation tokens, and V4 signatures. Here are 4 tips to help get you started.

Compute Engine Official Blog Jan. 18, 2021

Compute Engine explained: Scheduling the OS patch management service - Here’s how to patch and update your VMs on a schedule with Compute Engine’s OS patch management service.

Cloud Functions Official Blog Ruby Serverless Jan. 18, 2021

Introducing Ruby on Google Cloud Functions - With Cloud Functions support for Rub Functions Framework, you can write idiomatic Ruby functions and deploy them in a fully managed Ruby environment.

Official Blog SAP Jan. 18, 2021

Google Cloud and SAP demonstrate massive scalability for financial services customers - Engineers ran a SAP S/4HANA for financial product subledger (FPSL) solution using more than 20TB of actual transaction data on a scale-out Google Cloud environment and found it delivered performance, scale and reliability.

Data Analytics Official Blog Jan. 18, 2021

Powering open source healthcare research on Google Cloud - Google Cloud partners with OHDSI on standardizing health data analytics with open source tools.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Jan. 11, 2021

The Magic Of Distributed Joins in Cloud Spanner - How do you join two tables when both of them are divided into multiple splits managed by multiple different machines? In this blog entry, we'll describe distributed joins using the Distributed Cross Apply (DCA) operator.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Jan. 11, 2021

Behind the scenes of Cloud Spanner’s ExecuteQuery request - What happens when an application executes a query against Cloud Spanner? This post is going to shed some light on the magic that happens behind the scenes. How does Spanner take an arbitrary SQL statement, locate the data, and return the response in milliseconds? We will take some of the concepts described in SIGMOD’17 paper and explain, step by step, how the execution occurs.

C++ Cloud Pub/Sub Official Blog Jan. 11, 2021

Running large-scale C++ workloads with Cloud Pub/Sub and GKE - Learn how to use Pub/Sub and GKE effectively to run large-scale C++ applications on Google Cloud.

Cloud Logging Official Blog Jan. 11, 2021

Find logs fast with new “tail -f” functionality in Cloud Logging - Now, you can troubleshoot your Google Cloud logs in real-time with Cloud Logging’s new “tail -f”-like functionality.

Firebase Official Blog Security Jan. 11, 2021

How to code review security rules - This post will walk through how to approach reviewing and giving good feedback on Security Rules in Firebase.

Official Blog Stackdriver Dec. 28, 2020

Introducing Monitoring Query Language, now GA in Cloud Monitoring - The new Monitoring Query Language, or MQL, is a powerful tool for manipulating metrics gathered in Cloud Monitoring.

NodeJS Official Blog Serverless Dec. 28, 2020

Tips for writing and deploying Node.js apps on Cloud Functions - Follow these tips for writing performant, observable, Node.js applications that run on Cloud Functions.

Official Blog Serverless Dec. 28, 2020

2020 review: How serverless solutions helped customers thrive in uncertainty - In a year like no other, Google Cloud’s serverless and application development services helped businesses innovate and respond to challenges.

Cloud Bigtable Cloud Memorystore Cloud SQL Official Blog Dec. 28, 2020

2020: The year in databases at Google Cloud - Check out the top new features from Google Cloud managed databases in 2020 across open source and cloud-native.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Dec. 28, 2020

Top 9 posts from Google Cloud in 2020 - In 2020, Google Cloud launched Workspace, added new features to Meet, offered free learning resources, launched public datasets, and lots more. See what you missed.

Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 28, 2020

In case you missed it: here’s what happened in data analytics in 2020 - From the official Google Cloud blog: here’s what was new and exciting in cloud data analytics in 2020, including multicloud querying, BI, AI and ML, and more.

Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 28, 2020

A revolution is coming for data and the cloud: 6 predictions for 2021 - Check out the 6 predictions on what to look for in data analytics in 2021 and beyond, including multicloud, data sovereignty, cloud data lakes, and more.

Cloud Bigtable GCP Experience Official Blog Dec. 28, 2020

Managed cloud databases bring speed, scale and new features for ecobee customers - See how smart home company ecobee migrated database workloads to Bigtable to add performance and scale and save costs.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Dec. 28, 2020

Application rationalization: Why you need to take this first step in your migration journey - The application rationalization process is a critical starting point for cloud migration. In this post, we explore what it is, why it’s needed, and how to implement it.

Official Blog Dec. 28, 2020

Google Cloud’s no-code year in review - How Google Cloud’s AppSheet continued to push the boundaries of no-code app development in 2020.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Dec. 28, 2020

You asked, we listened—more productivity features to close out Spanner’s year - From the official Google Cloud blog: see how cloud database Spanner helps developer productivity with new check constraints, generated columns, and NUMERIC data type.

HPC Official Blog Dec. 28, 2020

Scale your EDA flows: How Google Cloud enables faster verification - Google Cloud compute infrastructure can speed up HPC workloads such as EDA.

Cloud KMS Official Blog Security Dec. 28, 2020

Unlocking the mystery of stronger security key management - A common data security mistake involves encrypting data but failing to secure the encryption key. This post examines common risks and architectures and approaches in the cloud to mitigate them.

Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 28, 2020

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

AI AI Platform Prediction Machine Learning Official Blog Dec. 21, 2020

How to automatically scale your machine learning predictions - How to automatically scale machine learning predictions with Google Cloud AI Platform Prediction Service.

Anthos Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Official Blog Security Dec. 21, 2020

Protecting your Kubernetes deployments with Policy Controller - In November, the Kubernetes project disclosed a vulnerability which every Kubernetes administrator or adopter should be aware of. The vulnerability, known as CVE-2020-8554, stems from default permissions allowing users to create objects that could act as a “Man in the Middle” and therefore potentially intercept sensitive data.

Cloud Monitoring Official Blog Dec. 21, 2020

Introducing a new dashboard creation experience in Cloud Monitoring - Cloud Monitoring now lets you build more advanced custom dashboards.

Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 21, 2020

Most popular public datasets to enrich your BigQuery analyses - Free public datasets from Google Cloud, available to help you get started easily with big data analytics in BigQuery and Cloud Storage.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Dec. 21, 2020

Extensions for connectivity and new data types now available in Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL - Check out new extensions and data types in open source database PostgreSQL, and why they matter when you’re using our Cloud SQL managed service.

Buildpacks Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless Dec. 21, 2020

Introducing a single command to build and deploy to Cloud Run - Now you can use Google Cloud Buildpacks to automatically convert your application code into a container image and deploy it to Cloud Run.

Kubernetes Official Blog Dec. 21, 2020

Continuing our long-standing commitment to Kubernetes and CNCF - With $3 million per year in Google Cloud credits, CNCF can continue to host, develop and test the Kubernetes open-source project.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog Dec. 21, 2020

Introducing the new Google Maps Platform Public Status Dashboard - The Public Status Dashboard provides status information on the products that are generally available and covered by the Google Maps Platform SLA.

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless Dec. 21, 2020

The serverless gambit: Building ChessMsgs.com on Cloud Run - Building a web-based Chess service completely serverless (and stateless!) utilizing multiple open source projects and Node/Express. Deployed on Cloud Run using Cloud Build.

Cloud Data Fusion Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 21, 2020

Create a secure and code-free data pipeline in minutes using Cloud Data Fusion - Learn how to set up a secure, no-code data pipeline and see how you can move data easily and anonymize it in your cloud data warehouse.

Cloud Dataproc Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 21, 2020

Dataproc Metastore: Fully managed Hive metastore now in public preview - Dataproc Metastore lets you use your Apache Hive metastore to simplify technical metadata management when you’re building a data lake on Google Cloud.

Anthos Official Blog Dec. 21, 2020

Migrating apps to containers? Why Migrate for Anthos is your best bet - Learn how Migrate for Anthos speeds up and improves the process of migrating apps from VMs to containers.

AI Cloud AutoML Official Blog Dec. 21, 2020

Baking recipes made by AI - In this post, we’ll show you how to build an explainable machine learning model that analyzes baking recipes, and we’ll even use it to come up with our own, new recipes—no data science expertise required.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Dec. 21, 2020

Our heads are in the clouds at the Museum of Borgmon Modern Art - Google’s SRE team sees the strangest things in their alerting system, now gathered into the Museum of Modern Borgmon Art.

CI Official Blog Serverless Dec. 21, 2020

Deploying to serverless platforms with GitHub Actions - GitHub Actions aim to reduce operational overhead by abstracting away test infrastructure and creating a developer-centric CI/CD system. Learn how you can deploy Google Cloud serverless options using integrated GitHub Actions.

GCP Experience Official Blog Dec. 21, 2020

Rodan + Fields achieve business continuity for retail workloads with SAP on Google Cloud - Learn how Rodan + Fields designed and implemented a cloud-native, automated resilience strategy for their SAP workloads on Google Cloud.

Cloud Spanner Official Blog Dec. 21, 2020

Automatically right-size Spanner instances with the new Autoscaler - New Autoscaler lets you scale Spanner instances up and down easily to optimize costs and usage based on utilization.

Cloud SQL GCP Experience Official Blog Dec. 15, 2020

Ensuring financial stability starts with database stability - From the Google Cloud blog, how one financial company migrated 180 MySQL database instances from Rackspace to Cloud SQL to save time and money.

Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 15, 2020

Faster machine learning on Dataproc with new initialization action - Setting up environments for Machine Learning is tricky. This blog post explains how to do so with a new initialization action.

GCP Experience Official Blog TPU Dec. 15, 2020

Samsung Electronics supercharges Bixby with Cloud TPUs & TensorFlow - Samsung improves Bixby voice recognition model training speeds 18x with Cloud TPUs.

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless Dec. 15, 2020

Cloud Run min instances: Minimize your serverless cold starts - With Cloud Run’s new min instances feature, you can ensure your application never scales entirely to zero if you don’t want it to.

Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 15, 2020

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

Cloud SQL Database Migration Service Official Blog Dec. 14, 2020

Preparing your MySQL database for migration with Database Migration Service - Database Migration Service is an easy-to-use, serverless migration tool that provides minimal downtime database migration to Cloud SQL for MySQL (Preview) and Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL (available in Preview by request).

Cloud Dataproc Dataproc Hub Machine Learning Official Blog Dec. 14, 2020

Dataproc Hub makes notebooks easier to use for machine learning - Dataproc Hub, now generally available, makes it easy to use open source, notebook-based machine learning on Google Cloud, powered by Spark.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Dec. 14, 2020

Google Cloud initiatives offer researchers critical support during the pandemic - New initiatives offer crucial support to overburdened researchers in these difficult times.

Cloud Dataproc Data Analytics Official Blog Python Dec. 14, 2020

Improve the data science experience using scalable Python data processing - Announcement of the Dask support for Dataproc, Google Cloud’s fully managed Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark service, via a new initialization action.

Cloud Identity Aware Proxy Official Blog Dec. 14, 2020

What is zero trust identity security? - GCP Comis explains what is zero trust indentity security.

Document AI Official Blog Dec. 14, 2020

Using Document AI to automate procurement workflows - Shine a light on all your "dark" data with Google's Document AI. Turn unstructured pdfs into fully automated workflows with machine learning powered parsers.

Cloud SQL GCP Experience Official Blog Dec. 14, 2020

MakerBot implements an innovative autoscaling solution with Cloud SQL - See how 3D printing company MakerBot migrated its MySQL instances to Google Cloud.

API Official Blog Serverless Dec. 14, 2020

How to develop secure and scalable serverless APIs - Building your RESTful APIs on top of a serverless platform like Cloud Run or Cloud Functions can improve performance and reduce costs.

Dialogflow Official Blog Dec. 14, 2020

Integrating Dialogflow with Google Chat - A walk through a bot that was inspired by a real use case here at Google.

BigQuery Data Analytics Dataform Official Blog Dec. 14, 2020

Dataform is joining Google Cloud: Deploy data transformations with SQL in BigQuery - With our of Dataform, you can now leverage software development best practices to define, document, test and deploy data transformations using SQL executed within BigQuery.

Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 14, 2020

Pub/Sub makes scalable real-time analytics more accessible than ever - Here’s how the move from daily batch processing to real-time processing for data analytics gets easier with Pub/Sub to scale fast.

Official Blog Windows Dec. 14, 2020

Enabling Microsoft-based workloads with file storage options on Google Cloud - Check out the range of SMB file services in Google Cloud that meet the varying needs of Microsoft shops, from self-managed to fully managed.

Cloud SQL GCP Experience Official Blog Dec. 14, 2020

Keeping students, universities and employers connected with Cloud SQL - Startup company Handshake uses Google’s managed database service, Cloud SQL, to run their web apps with high performance.

Official Blog Dec. 14, 2020

Google Cloud fuels new discoveries in astronomy - Google Cloud contributes to high-performance computing and machine learning research in the science of astronomy.

HPC Official Blog Dec. 7, 2020

Getting higher MPI performance for HPC applications on Google Cloud - You can reduce MPI latency in HPC workloads running on Google Cloud by following these best practices.

Official Blog Serverless Dec. 7, 2020

Get to know Workflows, Google Cloud’s serverless orchestration engine - Google Cloud’s purpose-built Workflows tool lets you orchestrate complex, multi-step processes more effectively than general-purpose tools.

Cloud Dataflow Data Analytics Machine Learning Official Blog Dec. 7, 2020

Machine learning patterns with Apache Beam and the Dataflow Runner, part I - As more people use ML inference in Dataflow pipelines to extract insights from data, we’ve seen some common patterns emerge. In this post, we explore the process of providing a model with data and extracting the resulting output.

App Engine Cloud Functions Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless Dec. 7, 2020

A new Terraform module for serverless load balancing - With the new optimized Terraform load balancing module, you can now set up load balancing for serverless applications on Cloud Run, App Engine, or Cloud Functions.

Google Maps Platform Official Blog Typescript Dec. 7, 2020

Google Maps Platform JavaScript API and TypeScript - Google Maps Platform provides samples in Typescript.

Cloud SQL GCP Experience Official Blog Dec. 7, 2020

Online shopping gets a boost from Cloud SQL - Marketing platform Bluecore chose managed cloud database services from Google Cloud for strong consistency, great performance, and high scalability.

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless Dec. 7, 2020

Cloud Run is now one year old: a look back - Cloud Run has gained a lot of new features since it became generally available late in 2019.

DevOps Official Blog Dec. 7, 2020

Launching code you didn't write: Shipping Next 2020 demos at scale - Behind the scenes of Next 2020.

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.

Apache Beam Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 7, 2020

Simplify creating data pipelines for media with Spotify’s Klio - Spotify open-sources Klio: scalable, efficient media processing on top of Apache Beam.

Cloud SQL GCP Experience Official Blog Dec. 7, 2020

Joining fans and artists in perfect harmony with Cloud SQL - Concert discovery service Songkick chose managed cloud database Cloud SQL to modernize their infrastructure and cut out maintenance and operational tasks.

Business Official Blog Dec. 7, 2020

Google enters agreement to acquire Actifio - As organizations sharpen their disaster preparedness strategies, Actifio’s business continuity solutions will help Google Cloud customers prevent data loss and downtime due to external threats, network failures, human errors and other disruptions.

Infrastructure Official Blog Dec. 7, 2020

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

Official Blog Workflows Dec. 7, 2020

Better service orchestration with Workflows - Workflows is a service to orchestrate not only Google Cloud services such as Cloud Functions and Cloud Run, but also external services.

Big Data Cloud Dataproc Data Analytics Official Blog Dec. 7, 2020

Best practices to use Apache Ranger on Dataproc - Run managed open source like Apache Hadoop and Spark in the cloud. Get tips on secure deployment with Dataproc and the Apache Ranger authorization OSS.

Cloud Security Command Center Official Blog Dec. 7, 2020

Monitor and secure your containers with new Container Threat Detection - Container Threat Detection helps you monitor and secure your container deployments in Google Cloud.

Business Cloud Healthcare Official Blog Dec. 7, 2020

Advancing healthcare with the Healthcare Interoperability Readiness Program - How Google Cloud is helping healthcare organizations achieve interoperability.

Data Analytics Official Blog Storage Dec. 7, 2020

Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems names Google a Leader - Gartner’s first-ever database management systems (DBMS) Magic Quadrant (MQ) names Google Cloud a Leader.

Anthos Official Blog Dec. 7, 2020

Anthos on bare metal, now GA, puts you back in control - Running Anthos on bare metal removes the overhead of a hypervisor layer, bringing new kinds of applications to the platform.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Nov. 30, 2020

Five behaviours for digital diffusion in EMEA—Google Cloud Public Sector Summit - Many governments across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) followed a common set of behaviours that helped the public sector diffuse digital technology within their organisations.

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless Terraform Nov. 30, 2020

Serverless load balancing with Terraform: The hard way - What Cloud Load Balancer integration means for Cloud Run, and how to build a load balancer from scratch using Terraform resources.

Database Migration Service Official Blog Nov. 30, 2020

Closing the gap: Migration completeness when using Database Migration Service - Learn what is and isn't included when migrating a MySQL database to Cloud SQL using Database Migration Service (DMS).

BigQuery Data Analytics Machine Learning Official Blog Nov. 30, 2020

What’s new in BigQuery ML: non-linear model types and model export - Check out new non-linear machine learning (ML) model types built into cloud data warehouse BigQuery, along with ML model export capabilities.

Billing Official Blog Nov. 30, 2020

Money matters: Automating your Cloud Billing budgets - Cloud Billing’s new budgeting and automation capabilities make it easier to create, track and enforce custom budgets across Google Cloud.

Anthos Official Blog Nov. 30, 2020

You do you: How to succeed in a distributed, multi-cloud world - How a CIO should prepare developers for a multi-cloud feature.

AI Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

How AI, and specifically BERT, helps the patent industry - How AI helps businesses do better patent analysis.

.NET Cloud Run Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

.NET 5.0 on Google Cloud - .NET 5.0 was released just a few days ago with many new features and improvements. In this blog post, we show you how to deploy .NET 5.0 to Cloud Run.

Cloud Functions Official Blog Serverless Nov. 22, 2020

Introducing .NET on Google Cloud Functions - .NET Core 3.1 is now available for Cloud Functions, letting you write cloud functions with our Functions Framework for .NET.

Config Connector DevOps Kubernetes Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

I do declare! Infrastructure automation with Configuration as Data - Configuration as Data enables operational consistency, security, and velocity on Google Cloud with products like Config Connector.

Cloud Filestore Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

Filestore Backups eases migration of file-based apps to cloud - The new Filestore Backups lets you migrate your copy data services and backup strategy for your file systems in Google Cloud.

Compute Engine HPC Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

The need for speed: Using C2 machines for your HPC workloads - Optimize your HPC workloads for the compute-optimized (C2) VMs based on second generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors.

AI Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

Google Cloud AI digitizes StoryCorps archive: largest collection of human voices on planet - Google Cloud AI unlocks StoryCorps archive of 300,000+ interviews.

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.

Data Analytics Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

Use real-time anomaly detection reference patterns to combat fraud - Algorithms and machine learning models can help you implement a streaming anomaly detection architecture using pre-designed reference patterns and cloud data analytics.

DevOps Kubernetes Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

Introducing Voucher, a service to help secure the container supply chain - Shopify developed the open-source Voucher on top of Google Cloud Binary Authorization to help secure its container supply chain.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

Empowering customers and the ecosystem with an open cloud - An open cloud based on open source and open data can help organizations innovate faster and more safely.

GCP Experience Machine Learning Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

How ZSL uses ML to classify gunshots to protect wildlife - The analysis of acoustic (sound) data to support wildlife conservation is one of the major lines of work at ZSL’s monitoring and technology programme.

BigQuery Data Analytics GCP Experience Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

How BigQuery helped Theta Labs and NASA bring science and hope to streaming - See how Theta Labs helped livestream the SpaceX launch with help from Google Cloud’s databases and data analytics tools.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

The 10 most popular sessions from Google Cloud Next ‘20: OnAir - From cloud migration to security to productivity: here’s a quick breakdown of our top 10 sessions from Next OnAir.

API Apigee Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

Four ways to generate value from your APIs - Explore four ways to get more value from your APIs, from API monetization to expanded brand reach.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

A developer’s guide to Google Kubernetes Engine, or GKE - Learn how to develop applications destined for GKE, and the benefits that Kubernetes brings to developers, in these blogs.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

Data governance in Google Cloud–new ways to securely access and discover data - As organizations bring ever more sensitive data analytics workloads to the cloud, BigQuery column-level security, now GA, provides fine-grained controls to help them satisfy principles of least-privileged access.

Official Blog Public Datasets Nov. 22, 2020

Google Cloud, Harvard Global Health Institute release improved COVID-19 Public Forecasts, share lessons learned - Google Cloud AI and Harvard improve COVID-19 forecasts, share lessons learned.

Data Analytics Machine Learning Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

The democratization of data and insights: Expanding machine learning access - Learn why machine learning is critical to generating insights in today’s world of big data, as well as what Google Cloud is doing to expand access to this powerful method of analysis.

Artifact Registry DevOps Official Blog Nov. 22, 2020

Turbocharge your software supply chain with Artifact Registry, now GA - Artifact Registry is now GA and lets you store OS and language packages as well as container images for your software supply chain.

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.

Anthos Official Blog Nov. 16, 2020

Introducing the Anthos Developer Sandbox—free with a Google account - The new Anthos Developer Sandbox spins up all the tools you need to learn how to develop for the Anthos platform.

BigQuery Official Blog Nov. 16, 2020

BigQuery Explained: Data Manipulation (DML) - Dive into data manipulation in BigQuery, use cases and syntax of DML, considerations when using DML, and best practices for using DML.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Nov. 16, 2020

Database Migration Service Connectivity—A technical introspective - Migrating your database is hard. So is network connectivity. See how Google’s Database Migration Service can make migration reliable, easy and secure.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Nov. 16, 2020

Accelerating cloud migrations with the new Database Migration Service - The new Database Migration Service lets you perform a homogeneous migration to managed cloud databases like Cloud SQL for MySQL.

Official Blog Nov. 16, 2020

Best practices for homogeneous database migrations - Homogeneous database migrations—across compatible database engines—helps improve app performance. See how to migrate databases to Google Cloud.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Security Nov. 16, 2020

Enhancing our privacy commitments to customers - We’re expanding on our commitments to provide industry-leading security and product capabilities, along with transparency and visibility into when and how your data is accessed.

Official Blog Nov. 16, 2020

Health checking your gRPC servers on GKE - Kubernetes does not have built-in support for health checking using the gRPC protocol, however, you can work around this by using a standard command-line tool built for this purpose.

GCP Certification Official Blog Nov. 16, 2020

Announcing our new Professional Machine Learning Engineer certification - Learn about the Google Cloud Professional Machine Learning Engineer certification.

Cloud Dataproc Data Analytics Official Blog Nov. 16, 2020

Dataproc cooperative multi-tenancy - How you can use Dataproc Cooperative Multi-Tenancy to share Dataproc clusters across multiple users.

Business Official Blog Nov. 16, 2020

DORA and the shared pursuit of digital operational resilience in finance - Google Cloud is following the proposed DORA regulation and is contributing to the collaborative dialogue to help it achieve the European Commission’s priorities.

AI Healthcare Natural Language API Official Blog Nov. 16, 2020

Healthcare gets more productive with new industry-specific AI tools - We’re launching in public preview a suite of fully-managed AI tools to help healthcare professionals with the review and analysis of medical documents in a repeatable, scalable way.

GCP Experience Official Blog Nov. 16, 2020

Forbes embraces MongoDB on Google Cloud as part of digital-first strategy - Forbes demonstrates what's possible when a tech organization executes a growth strategy that integrates a DBaaS solution with a cloud-native application architecture.

Firebase Official Blog Nov. 16, 2020

A New Region and API for the Realtime Database - Firebase Realtime database is launched in Belgium region.

Firebase Official Blog Nov. 16, 2020

Getting Started with Flamelink, a CMS for Firebase - Flamelink is a headless Content Management System (CMS) built specifically for Firebase which supports both Cloud Firestore and the Realtime Database.

Cloud Run Official Blog Nov. 9, 2020

3 Ways to optimize Cloud Run response times - Learn three simple ways to optimize Cloud Run response times by tuning services and creating leaner container images.

Official Blog Security Nov. 9, 2020

The Cloud trust paradox: To trust cloud computing more, you need the ability to trust it less - Cloud providers should build technologies that allow organizations to benefit from cloud computing while decreasing the amount of trust they need to place into the providers themselves.

Cloud SQL Official Blog Nov. 9, 2020

Cloud SQL now supports PostgreSQL 13 - Fully managed Cloud SQL cloud database service now supports PostgreSQL 13.

Apigee Official Blog SAP Nov. 9, 2020

Apigee: Your gateway to more manageable APIs for SAP - Google Cloud tools including Apigee API management help companies to do more with their SAP systems, from data monetization to faster innovation.

Container Registry Official Blog Nov. 9, 2020

Hack your own custom domains for Container Registry - By deploying a serverless reverse proxy, you can customize the behavior of your Container Registry and achieve things like serving images on a custom domain.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Nov. 9, 2020

What’s new with Google Cloud - Find newest updates, announcements, resources, events, learning opportunities, and more in one handy location.

Document AI Official Blog Nov. 9, 2020

Introducing Document AI platform, a unified console for document processing - Document AI Platform is a unified console for document processing in the cloud.

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.

Data Analytics Official Blog Nov. 9, 2020

The democratization of insights: Empowering data analysts and business users - We explore how what it means to be “data-driven” has changed over time, and how Google Cloud is helping customers push those boundaries today.

Cloud Operations Cloud Profiler DevOps GCP Experience Official Blog Nov. 9, 2020

How Mercari reduced request latency by 15% with Cloud Profiler - Tools like Cloud Profiler and Cloud Trace helped DevOps teams at Mercari track down problems and improve latency of their service.

AI Platform Data Analytics Machine Learning Official Blog Serverless Nov. 2, 2020

Using remote and event-triggered AI Platform Pipelines - Setting up remote and event-triggered ML pipeline jobs on Google Cloud.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Nov. 2, 2020

These inspiring small and medium businesses are helping the world navigate COVID-19 together - Google Cloud Platform has helped numerous companies and organizations adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Official Blog Security Nov. 2, 2020

Cybersecurity Awareness Month—New security announcements for Google Cloud - Today’s announcements include new security features, whitepapers that explore our encryption capabilities, and use-case demos to help deploy products optimally.

Official Blog Nov. 2, 2020

Boo! Fight off your scariest cloud monsters with Active Assist - Learn how Active Assist can help you fix underused or misconfigured Google Cloud resources.

Cloud Shell Official Blog Nov. 2, 2020

New Cloud Shell Editor: Get your first cloud-native app running in minutes - The new Cloud Shell Editor is a fully functional development environment for Google Cloud that you can access directly from your browser.

Cloud Run Eventarc Official Blog Serverless Nov. 2, 2020

Trigger Cloud Run with events from more than 60 Google Cloud sources - Now, you can invoke applications running on Cloud Run with events generated by over 60 Google Cloud services.

Buildpacks Docker Java Official Blog Nov. 2, 2020

Comparing containerization methods: Buildpacks, Jib, and Dockerfile - Container Images can be created using a variety of methods including Buildpacks, Jib, and Dockerfiles. Let's compare them.

Cloud Storage Official Blog Nov. 2, 2020

Cloud Storage object lifecycle management gets new controls - Two new Cloud Storage Object Lifecycle Management (OLM) rules can help you protect your data and lower your TCO.

Java Microservices Official Blog Nov. 2, 2020

Modernize your Java apps with Spring Boot and Spring Cloud GCP - Spring Cloud GCP provides a wealth of capabilities for creating modern Java applications and microservices.

Data Analytics Official Blog Nov. 2, 2020

All treats, no tricks with product recommendation reference patterns - Get started with predictive analytics for retail using product recommendation design patterns. Try other cloud reference patterns with sample code for analytics use cases.

Docker Official Blog Nov. 2, 2020

Preparing Google Cloud deployments for Docker Hub pull request limits - Changes to Docker Hub rate limits on pull requests may impact container-based applications on Google Cloud, but there are mitigation strategies.

Official Blog Security Nov. 2, 2020

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