Tag: Official Blog

Official Blog June 17, 2019

3 steps to gain business value from AI - When we meet with business leaders, we recommend these three steps based on best practices inside Google to help them get the biggest return on their AI investments.

Apigee Istio Official Blog June 17, 2019

Leroy Merlin: Transforming the Russian home improvement market with APIs - Learn how Russian home improvement retailer Leroy Merlin is using APIs and API management to simplify how partners integrate with its services.

Official Blog June 17, 2019

Building hybrid blockchain/cloud applications with Ethereum and Google Cloud - This post describes applications for making internet-hosted data available inside an immutable public blockchain by placing BigQuery data available on-chain using a Chainlink oracle smart contract.

Official Blog June 17, 2019

Not all collaboration is equal—here’s what it looks like in G Suite - Here's how G Suite helps businesses move beyond simply collaborating in “real-time."

Official Blog June 17, 2019

Sharing enthusiasm from the cloud community for our Looker acquisition - Customers, partners, and industry analysts share their excitement with us about our acquisition of Looker.

Official Blog June 17, 2019

Jupyter Notebook Manifesto: Best practices that can improve the life of any developer using Jupyter notebooks - Our best practices for Jupyter Notebook at Google can help you transfer your notebooks from experimental to production-ready.

Official Blog June 17, 2019

Are you up for the challenge? Get Google Cloud Certified in 3 months - The Google Cloud certification challenge offers free Qwiklabs and Coursera resources to boost your skills and prep for either cloud engineer or architect exams.

Networking Official Blog June 17, 2019

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

Official Blog June 17, 2019

How to efficiently process both real-time and aggregate data with Cloud Dataflow - This clever and simple pipeline design lets you use both streaming inserts and load jobs, with significant cost savings.

Official Blog June 17, 2019

Google Cloud named a leader in the Forrester Wave: Data Security Portfolio Vendors, Q2 2019 report - The Forrester Wave: Data Security Portfolio Vendors, Q2 2019 report evaluates a vendor’s portfolio of offerings specific to data security and includes both cloud and on-premise offerings.

Official Blog June 17, 2019

Dare to share: best practices for sharing documents in G Suite - For those new to G Suite, here are some common questions about sharing and tips to ease the transition.

Official Blog June 17, 2019

On a quest: Learn GKE security and monitoring best practices - Learn best practices for GKE security and monitoring with these hands-on labs.

Official Blog June 17, 2019

7 best practices for running Cloud Dataproc in production - For big data processing in production using cloud, Cloud Dataproc runs managed Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop clusters. Here are best practices.

Official Blog June 17, 2019

AI Platform Notebooks now supports R in beta - Support for R on AI Platform Notebooks means you can now spin up a web-based development environment with JupyterLab, IRkernel, xgboost, ggplot2, caret, rpy2 and other key R libraries pre-installed.

Official Blog Translation API June 10, 2019

New Translate API capabilities can help localization experts and global enterprises - New features in Translation API v3 help you translate faster and more cost-effectively.

Google Cloud CDN Networking Official Blog June 10, 2019

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

Cloud Scheduler Official Blog June 10, 2019

Save money by stopping and starting Compute Engine instances on schedule - Compute Engine VMs charge per minute for use. Save money by turning them off and on automatically using Cloud Scheduler in GCP.

Business Official Blog June 10, 2019

Google to acquire Looker - Google to acquire Looker, a unified platform for business intelligence, data applications, and embedded analytics.

Billing Google Compute Engine Official Blog June 10, 2019

More choice, less complexity: New Compute Engine pricing options on tap - Compute Engine committed use discounts now apply to many more resources, and you can make capacity reservations in anticipation of spikes in demand.

Apigee GCP Experience Official Blog June 10, 2019

How Tieto's APIs give European banks a competitive edge - Tieto, a leading Nordic software and services company, is using Apigee API management platform to facilitate an open banking API hub that helps customers discover, test, and consume APIs.

HPC Official Blog June 10, 2019

Competing with supercomputers: HPC in the cloud becomes reality - Google Cloud Storage and DDN’s EXAScaler recently tackled the IO-500 high-performance computing (HPC) benchmark, with great results.

Official Blog Resources Manager June 10, 2019

Cloud Asset Inventory: Easier inventory management, security analysis and config monitoring - Cloud Asset Inventory export service is now GA. With the Cloud Asset Inventory export service, you can either export all your inventory at a given point of time, or export the full event change history of particular resources within a specific timeframe. You can then use that exported data to run analysis and answer common security, monitoring.

Big Data Official Blog Storage June 10, 2019

Announcing Snowflake on Google Cloud Platform - Snowflake (cloud-based data warehouse) will be available on GCP.

GCP Experience Machine Learning Official Blog June 10, 2019

How IFG and Google Cloud AI bring structure to unstructured financial documents - How IFG is developing an application capable of digitizing unstructured, unlabeled financial documents using GCP.

Business Official Blog Storage June 10, 2019

Thinking big: Google Cloud databases named a Leader in The Forrester Wave Database-as-a-Service, Q2 2019 - Google is a Leader in the Q2 2019 Forrester Database-as-a-Service Wave, taking all of Google Cloud’s database services into account.

Networking Official Blog June 10, 2019

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

Official Blog June 3, 2019

Thinking about cloud security? Join us for a new round of Google Cloud Security Talks - Join us for the Google Cloud Security Talks, a live online event on June 10.

Google Cloud Spanner Official Blog June 3, 2019

Build your own event-sourced system using Cloud Spanner - Using event-sourced systems can help solve complex application development problems. Here’s how to deploy one using Cloud Spanner.

Cloud Scheduler Official Blog June 3, 2019

Cloud Scheduler, a fully managed cron job service from Google Cloud - Now, Cloud Scheduler lets you invoke HTTP targets to reach a variety of GCP services, or on on-prem with OAuth/OpenID Connect authentication.

BigQuery Official Blog June 3, 2019

Scan BigQuery for sensitive data using Cloud DLP - The Scan with DLP button lets you run DLP scans directly from the BigQuery UI in just a few clicks, so you can easily discover and classify sensitive data.

Google Cloud Pub/Sub Official Blog June 3, 2019

Testing Cloud Pub/Sub clients to maximize streaming performance - Using open-source load test framework to benchmark Cloud Pub/Sub ingestion.

Apigee Firebase GCP Experience Official Blog June 3, 2019

Magazine Luiza: How we transformed our e-commerce platform with Apigee, Firebase, and GCP - In 2018, Magazine Luiza concluded its biggest Black Friday ever with the help of GCP, Apigee, and Firebase. Learn how they did it.

Google Cloud Storage Official Blog June 3, 2019

Uploading images directly to Cloud Storage using Signed URL - See how to implement a service hosted on GCP that allows users to upload images into Cloud Storage using Signed URL, then serve that static content using managed services.

Kubernetes Official Blog May 27, 2019

Application management made easier with Kubernetes Operators on GCP Marketplace - Operators can make it easier to build and deploy applications on Kubernetes, and several are available on GCP Marketplace.

Networking Official Blog May 27, 2019

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

Official Blog May 27, 2019

Optimize your organization’s cloud journey with a Cloud Center Of Excellence - Google Cloud Professional Services published a white paper on building a Cloud Center of Excellence to expedite your cloud migration.

Official Blog Security May 27, 2019

Forseti intelligent agents: an open-source anomaly detection module - Description of how Forseti (collection of open-source tools) detects suspicious firewall rules.

Kubernetes Official Blog May 27, 2019

Building the cloud-native future at Google Cloud - Some of the cloud-native open-source projects tied to Kubernetes that Google Cloud is working on.

Big Data Official Blog May 27, 2019

Delivering end-to-end data analytics and data management solutions with Informatica - We’re extending our strategic partnership with Informatica to help more enterprises take advantage of hybrid and multi-cloud data management solutions.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog May 27, 2019

Putting the ‘ease’ in Kubernetes with latest enhancements to GKE - GKE is more useable with support for release channels, Windows Server Containers, and Stackdriver Kubernetes Engine Monitoring.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog May 27, 2019

Got hybrid? Getting started with hybrid patterns and practices - Get tips and best practices on moving to a hybrid cloud model, with some workloads on-premises and some on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless May 27, 2019

Cloud Run: Bringing serverless to containers - Cloud Run for serverless containers includes new metrics, supports Cloud SQL, and is available from new GCP regions.

Networking Official Blog May 20, 2019

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

GCP Experience Official Blog May 20, 2019

How Grasshopper uses BigQuery and Cloud Dataflow for their real-time financial data app - BigQuery and Cloud Dataflow helped proprietary trading firm Grasshopper build an Apache Beam-based app

AI Official Blog May 20, 2019

Topping the tower: the Obstacle Tower Challenge AI Contest with Unity and Google Cloud - Learn how Unity is hosting an AI competition in a game engine environment on Google Cloud, enabling AI researchers to use Cloud TPUs and GPUs to train and serve ML models.

Kubernetes Official Blog May 20, 2019

Launching Kubernetes apps on GCP Marketplace, for GKE, Anthos and beyond - Containerized applications featuring prebuilt deployment templates for Kubernetes.

Networking Official Blog May 20, 2019

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

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog May 20, 2019

GKE Sandbox: Bring defense in depth to your pods - GKE Sandbox increases the security and isolation of containers in GKE clusters by adding an extra layer between containers and host OS.

BigQuery Official Blog May 20, 2019

Querying the Stars with BigQuery GIS - Using BigQuery-GIS to analyze astronomy datasets, in a similar manner to analyzing ground-based map data: using spherical coordinates.

Infrastructure Official Blog May 20, 2019

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

Google Cloud Bigtable Official Blog May 20, 2019

Scale globally, get four nines availability with new Cloud Bigtable capabilities - Global replication for Cloud Bigtable is Generally Available. This global, multi-region replication allows users to replicate data across up to four clusters worldwide, in any region in which Cloud Bigtable is available.

API Official Blog May 13, 2019

API design: Why you should use links, not keys, to represent relationships in APIs - When designing APIs, using web links rather than exposing database keys has several advantages.

GCP Experience Machine Learning Official Blog May 13, 2019

Sunny spells: How SunPower puts solar on your roof with AI Platform - Learn how SunPower uses AI Platform to tell users how and where they should install solar panels, with just a street address.

Cloud AutoML Machine Learning Official Blog May 13, 2019

No deep learning experience needed: build a text classification model with Google Cloud AutoML Natural Language - Learn how to build a custom text classifier with AutoML Natural Language, trained on the Newsgroups data set, and with an interactive Colab example.

DevOps Official Blog Terraform May 13, 2019

Deploying a production-grade Helm release on GKE with Terraform - Gruntwork has an automated process for deploying workloads to GKE with Helm and HashiCorp Terraform.

Cloud DNS Networking Official Blog May 13, 2019

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

Google Compute Engine Official Blog May 13, 2019

Tips and best practices for moving your VMs to Compute Engine - Migrating your VMs to cloud takes some planning. Here are some tips and best practices when you’re planning a cloud migration to Compute Engine.

Official Blog TPU May 13, 2019

Google’s scalable supercomputers for machine learning, Cloud TPU Pods, are now publicly available in beta - Cloud TPU Pods are now available in beta, helping you train models, even very large ones, faster and at lower cost on Google Cloud.

Business Official Blog SAP May 13, 2019

Innovating for SAP customers with Google Cloud - News related to SAP and GCP.

Business Official Blog May 13, 2019

Deepening the Google Cloud and Red Hat collaboration with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Certification - Google Compute Engine is certified for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8)

Google Cloud Dataprep Official Blog May 13, 2019

Improving data quality for machine learning and analytics with Cloud Dataprep - Learn how Cloud Dataprep can help you prepare even a messy data set for training a machine learning model, after three simple cleaning steps.

Big Data Official Blog Storage May 6, 2019

Principles and best practices for data governance in the cloud - The white paper which outlines best practices and guidelines for organizations to establish data governance in a cloud-first world.

API Apigee Official Blog May 6, 2019

Making API development faster with new Apigee Extensions - New Apigee Extensions let you manage APIs through a new range of Google Cloud services, including Compute Engine, Cloud ML Engine and BigQuery.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 6, 2019

Cloud rendering platform Zync Render gets a major update - Zync Render 2.0 consists of a complete Google-native rewrite of the application, providing benefits such as faster job start-up time, increased compute scalability, and several other new features that users have identified as critical to workflows.

Networking Official Blog May 6, 2019

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

Identity platform Official Blog May 6, 2019

Getting started with Identity Platform - Take a deeper look at how to use Identity Platform to add identity and access management functionality to your apps and services.

Google Cloud Functions Machine Learning Official Blog May 6, 2019

Empower your AI Platform-trained serverless endpoints with machine learning on Google Cloud Functions - Using Cloud Functions as API endpoints for machine learning models.

Go Google Cloud Functions NodeJS Official Blog Python Serverless May 6, 2019

Your favorite runtimes, now generally available on Cloud Functions - Python, Go and Node.js are now supported runtimes on Cloud Functions.

Google Cloud Storage Official Blog VPC Service Controls May 6, 2019

Using VPC Service Controls and the Cloud Storage Transfer Service to move data from S3 to Cloud Storage - You can move AWS S3 data into Google Cloud Storage buckets with the Transfer Service, plus add VPC Service Controls for added security.

Official Blog May 6, 2019

Efficiently scale ML and other compute workloads on NVIDIA’s T4 GPU, now generally available - NVIDIA’s T4 GPUs is now generally available in Google Cloud Platform regions around the world.

AI Official Blog TPU April 29, 2019

Train and deploy state-of-the-art mobile image classification models via Cloud TPU - Learn how to train embedded Neural Architecture Search machine learning models on Cloud TPUs to output quantized TensorFlow Lite classifiers on embedded systems.

Kubernetes Official Blog April 29, 2019

Containing our enthusiasm: All the Kubernetes security news from Google Cloud Next ‘19 - A round-up of all the container security news and events from Google Cloud Next 19

AI GCP Experience Official Blog April 29, 2019

American Cancer Society uses Google Cloud machine learning to power cancer research - The American Cancer Society is using machine learning on Google Cloud to help identify lifestyle, medical, and genetic factors that contribute to breast cancer.

AI Official Blog April 29, 2019

AI in Depth: Serving a PyTorch text classifier on AI Platform Serving using custom online prediction - Now, learn how to serve a custom PyTorch Model in Cloud AI Platform Serving, again using a text classification, natural language understanding example.

Official Blog TPU April 29, 2019

What’s in an image: fast, accurate image segmentation with Cloud TPUs - We’re making it easier for you to use Cloud TPUs for image segmentation by releasing high-performance, open source TPU-optimized implementations of two state-of-the-art segmentation models.

NoSQL Official Blog April 22, 2019

Deploy and run the Couchbase database on Kubernetes through the GCP Marketplace - It's possible now to deploy Couchbase on GKE quickly through the GCP Marketplace for Kubernetes.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog Security April 22, 2019

Shielded VM: Your ticket to guarding against rootkits and exfiltration - Learn how Shielded VM helps to protect Compute Engine VMs from rootkits, malware, and malicious insiders.

Official Blog Security April 22, 2019

Getting started with Cloud Security Command Center - Gain visibility and control of your environment with Google’s Cloud Security Command Center.

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Official Blog April 22, 2019

Using advanced Kubernetes autoscaling with Vertical Pod Autoscaler and Node Auto Provisioning - In-depth overview of Vertical Pod Autoscaler and Node Auto Provisioning, feature of Cluster Autoscaler that automatically adds new node pools in addition to managing their size on the user's behalf.

Networking Official Blog April 22, 2019

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

Google Cloud Dataproc Official Blog April 22, 2019

New open-source tools in Cloud Dataproc process data at cloud scale - Overview of the most recent Cloud Dataproc features announced on Next '19.

Official Blog April 22, 2019

Improve enterprise IT procurement with Private Catalog, now in beta - With Private Catalog, developers and cloud admins can make their solutions discoverable to their internal enterprise users. Cloud admins can manage their solutions and ensure their users are always launching the latest versions.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog April 22, 2019

Introducing GKE Advanced— enhanced reliability, simplicity and scale for enterprise workloads - GKE Advanced provides advanced automation and security features, lets you run serverless containers—all backed by an SLA.

IAM Official Blog April 22, 2019

Understanding GCP service accounts: three common use-cases - Overview of how to use Google Cloud service accounts for several common use-cases.

GCP Experience Official Blog Storage April 22, 2019

Evaporating a data lake: Otto Group’s lessons learned migrating a Hadoop infrastructure to GCP - How retail company OttoGroup moved their on-premises Hadoop data lake to Google Cloud Platform to save money and improve performance.

Cloud Scheduler Firebase Official Blog April 22, 2019

Scheduling Cloud Functions for Firebase (cron) - Firebase now supports a new type of Pub/Sub function, built on top of Cloud Scheduler, that automatically configures Cloud Scheduler, along with a Pub/Sub topic, that invokes a function that you define using the Cloud Functions for Firebase SDK.

Business Google Cloud Platform Official Blog April 22, 2019

Welcome Robert Enslin to Google Cloud - GCP has a new President of Global Customer Operations.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog April 15, 2019

News to build on: 122+ announcements from Google Cloud Next ‘19 - #1 article to read if you want quick overview of announcements from Cloud Next '19.

Anthos Official Blog April 15, 2019

Introducing Anthos: An entirely new platform for managing applications in today's multi-cloud world - Anthos, Google Cloud’s new open platform based on Cloud Services Platform lets you run an app anywhere—simply, flexibly and securely.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog April 15, 2019

Bringing the best of open source to Google Cloud customers - Strategic partnerships with leading open source-centric companies which will bring fully managed services, unified billing, support on GCP.

Official Blog Storage April 15, 2019

What’s cooler than being cool? Ice cold archive storage - More detailed overview of storage news and improvements announced on Cloud Next 19.

Official Blog Security April 15, 2019

Increasing trust in Google Cloud: visibility, control and automation - Variety of security tools introduced to further bolster trust in Google Cloud.

Cloud Run Official Blog Serverless April 15, 2019

Announcing Cloud Run, the newest member of our serverless compute stack - News in serverless compute stack.

Microsoft Official Blog April 15, 2019

Making Google Cloud the best place to run your Microsoft Windows applications - Google Cloud is becoming more approachable to Microsoft product users as well.

Firebase Official Blog April 15, 2019

What's new from Firebase at Cloud Next 2019! - Most important announcements on Cloud Next related to Firebase.

Cloud Code Official Blog April 15, 2019

Announcing Cloud Code—accelerating cloud-native application development - Cloud Code comes with tools to help you write, deploy, and debug cloud-native applications quickly and easily.

Cloud Healthcare API Official Blog April 8, 2019

Announcing the Cloud Healthcare API beta: Improving data access and shareability across organizations - Cloud Healthcare API offers a managed solution for storing and accessing healthcare data in Google Cloud Platform, providing a critical bridge between existing care systems and applications hosted on Google Cloud.

Istio Official Blog April 8, 2019

The service mesh era: Istio’s role in the future of hybrid cloud - How to use Istio across different environments.

DevOps Infrastructure Official Blog SRE April 8, 2019

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

Cloud Memorystore Official Blog April 8, 2019

Cloud Memorystore: Now with Redis version 4.0 support and manual failover API - A beta release of Cloud Memorystore includes Redis 4.0 support.

Official Blog Storage April 8, 2019

Scale storage out with new Elastifile Cloud File Service for GCP - Elastifile Cloud File Service is a fully-managed, scalable file storage service. It delivers high-reliability, POSIX-compliant NFS file services and provides a full suite of cloud-native enterprise NAS features.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Security April 1, 2019

Exploring container security: the shared responsibility model in GKE - The article describes what Google does for GKE in terms of security and what users are responsible for.

Java Official Blog Serverless April 1, 2019

Accelerate Java application development on GCP with Micronaut - Using Micronaut (Java framework) to develop serverless applications on GCP.

Data Loss Prevention API Official Blog Security April 1, 2019

Taking charge of your data: Understanding re-identification risk and quasi-identifiers with Cloud DLP - The article explains the risk of re-identification personal data while using Data Loss Prevention.

BigQuery Official Blog April 1, 2019

Simplify reporting with the Sheets data connector for BigQuery, and voila: automated content updates for G Suite - Example of using BigQuery connector with Google Sheets

BigQuery Official Blog April 1, 2019

Migrating your traditional data warehouse platform to BigQuery: announcing the data warehouse migration offer - Easier migration of traditional data warehouses to BigQuery via service from GCP.

API GCP Experience Official Blog March 25, 2019

It's raining APIs: How AccuWeather shares data with developers using Apigee - Weather data provider AccuWeather uses Google Cloud’s Apigee to manage their APIs and offer them to developers and other users.

AI Official Blog TensorFlow March 25, 2019

TensorFlow 2.0 and Cloud AI make it easy to train, deploy, and maintain scalable machine learning models - Recent developments around TensorFlow: version 2.0 in alpha, new features, courses etc.

CI Google Compute Engine Official Blog March 25, 2019

Plug-in for VMware vRealize Automation - Plug-in for VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) is now generally available, providing an additional way for VMware customers to manage and consume Google Cloud resources.

Business Official Blog March 25, 2019

Five habits of highly effective capital markets firms who run in the cloud - Results of the survey from 19 capital market firms regarding their respective public cloud adoption journeys.

DevOps Official Blog SRE March 25, 2019

Introducing a new Coursera course on Site Reliability Engineering - The new course, Site Reliability Engineering: Measuring and Managing Reliability, distills years of collective Google SRE experience with designing and managing complex systems that meet their reliability targets.

AI Google Compute Engine Machine Learning Official Blog Python March 25, 2019

NVIDIA’s RAPIDS joins our set of Deep Learning VM images for faster data science - RAPIDS, NVIDIA’s open source and Python-based GPU-accelerated data processing and machine learning libraries are available on Deep Learning VM images

Big Data BigQuery Official Blog March 25, 2019

Analyzing 3024 rice genomes characterized by DeepVariant - Exploring Rice genome dataset using BigQuery.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog March 18, 2019

New GCP region in Zurich: Growing our support for Swiss and European businesses - New region on Europe.

Official Blog TensorFlow March 18, 2019

Cloud AI helps you train and serve TensorFlow TFX pipelines seamlessly and at scale - Learn how TensorFlow's TFX pipelines can streamline your training and serving workflow on GCP.

Kubernetes Official Blog March 18, 2019

Exploring container security: four takeaways from Container Security Summit 2019

CI Google Cloud Functions Official Blog Serverless March 18, 2019

Release with confidence: How testing and CI/CD can keep bugs out of production - Different testing strategies to use before deploying serverless systems in production.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog March 18, 2019

Pi in the sky: Calculating a record-breaking 31.4 trillion digits of Archimedes’ constant on Google Cloud - Pi was calculated using GCP infrastructure to 31.4 trillion decimal places.

BigQuery Data Studio Google Cloud Dataflow Official Blog March 18, 2019

Let the queries begin: How we built our analytics pipeline for NCAA March Madness - Using GCP to create pipeline and do predictive analytics for NCAA games.

Cloud Firestore Google Cloud Bigtable NoSQL Official Blog March 18, 2019

Google Cloud named a leader in the Forrester Wave: Big Data NoSQL - Forrester has named Google Cloud as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019.

DevOps Official Blog SRE March 18, 2019

Make your voice heard! Take the 2019 Accelerate State of DevOps survey - By contributing to the survey, you will help shape the narrative of the rapidly growing DevOps industry. Your insights will help drive conversations on how as an industry we can develop software faster with less risk.

GCP Certification Official Blog March 18, 2019

Get Google Cloud Certified at Next '19: What you need to know

Official Blog Security March 11, 2019

Leading security companies use Google Cloud to deliver Security-as-a-Service - Examples of security companies which are using GCP products and services.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog March 11, 2019

HPC made easy: Announcing new features for Slurm on GCP - Slurm is one of the leading open-source HPC workload managers, now supports new features to run HPC workloads on GCP.

GCP Experience Official Blog March 11, 2019

Modernizing financial risk computation with Hitachi Consulting and GCP - Example of creating proof of concept for financial institution that runs on GCP.

Istio Kubernetes Official Blog SRE March 11, 2019

The service mesh era: Using Istio and Stackdriver to build an SRE service - Demonstrating how to use Istio to level up SRE practices for workloads running in Kubernetes.

Official Blog Storage March 11, 2019

New file checksum feature lets you validate data transfers between HDFS and Cloud Storage - Automatic performing end-to-end, client-side validation of copied files in Apache Hadoop and Cloud Storage.

Official Blog Security March 11, 2019

Simplify enterprise threat detection and protection with new Google Cloud security services - New Web Risk API checks URLs against Google's lists of unsafe web resources including social engineering sites such as phishing and deceptive sites, and sites that host malware or unwanted software.

Google Cloud Bigtable Official Blog March 11, 2019

Go global with Cloud Bigtable - With new Bigtable's replication capabilities it's possible to have data available across region or worldwide.

Google Cloud Storage Official Blog March 11, 2019

How does your cloud storage grow? With a scalable plan and a price drop - New predictable pricing for larger amount of data in GCS.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog March 4, 2019

Get fast, reliable messaging with IBM MQ on Compute Engine - Architecture and deployment of IBM MQ (message queue) on Google Compute Engine.

GCP Experience Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Official Blog Security March 4, 2019

Exploring container security: How DroneDeploy achieved ISO-27001 certification on GKE - How DroneDeploy migrated from on premise Kubernetes to GKE leveraged GKE’s native security capabilities to smooth the path to ISO-27001 certification.

Advanced Machine Learning Official Blog TensorFlow March 4, 2019

Let Deep Learning VMs and Jupyter notebooks burn the midnight oil for you: robust and automated training with Papermill - Step by step process to deploy a Deep Learning ML image using TensorFlow to launch a Jupyter notebook which will be executed using the Nteract Papermill open source project. Once the notebook has finished executing, the Compute Engine instance that hosts your Deep Learning VM image will automatically terminate.

Cloud Identity Official Blog Security March 4, 2019

OpenVPN: Enabling access to the corporate network with Cloud Identity credentials - OpenVPN tested and integrated its OpenVPN Access Server with secure LDAP, enabling their employees and partners to use their Cloud Identity credentials to access applications through VPN.

Cloud KMS Official Blog March 4, 2019

Kickstart your cryptography with new Cloud KMS client libraries and samples - New client libraries for 7 programming languages for Cloud Key Management Service.

GCP Experience Google Kubernetes Engine Istio Official Blog March 4, 2019

How Auto Trader UK, the UK’s largest automotive marketplace, uses Istio and Google Kubernetes Engine to drive change - Rad how Auto Trader UK (UK’s largest digital automotive marketplace and the country’s 16th largest website) relies on GKE and Istio, an open-source, transparent service mesh that is integrated into GKE to enable visibility, increase agility and effectively secure their production environment, without sacrificing developer productivity.

NoSQL Official Blog March 4, 2019

Running Redis on GCP: four deployment scenarios - Article describes major deployment scenarios of Redis on GCP.

Business GCP Experience Official Blog March 4, 2019

Recursion Pharmaceuticals accelerates drug discovery with Google Cloud - Recursion has selected Google Cloud as their primary public cloud provider as they build a drug discovery platform that combines chemistry, automated biology, and cloud computing to reveal new therapeutic candidates, potentially cutting the time to discover and develop a new medicine by a factor of 10.

Machine Learning Official Blog TensorFlow TPU March 4, 2019

Train fast on TPU, serve flexibly on GPU: switch your ML infrastructure to suit your needs - In this post, we walk through training and serving an object detection model and demonstrate how TensorFlow’s comprehensive and flexible feature set can be used to perform each step, regardless of which hardware platform you choose.

Business Official Blog Feb. 25, 2019

Google announces intent to acquire Alooma to simplify cloud migration - Google announce intent to acquire Alooma, a leader in data migration.

Business Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 25, 2019

Setting a course to the future of cloud computing - "Future of Cloud Computing" report provides thoughts about cloud computing from GCP people.

Apache Beam Big Data Google Cloud Dataflow Official Blog Feb. 25, 2019

Real-time diagnostics from nanopore DNA sequencers on Google Cloud - A scalable, reliable, and cost effective end-to-end pipeline for fast DNA sequence analysis built on Google Cloud and this new class of nanopore DNA sequencers.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 25, 2019

Google Cloud Next ‘19 session guide now available - Google Cloud Next ‘19 session guide now available.

Kubernetes Networking Official Blog Security Feb. 25, 2019

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

IoT Official Blog TensorFlow Feb. 25, 2019

Enabling connected transformation with Apache Kafka and TensorFlow on Google Cloud Platform - How to leverage the open source ecosystems of Apache Kafka and TensorFlow on Google Cloud Platform together with different Google ML services.

Business Cloud Healthcare Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 18, 2019

Transforming healthcare in the cloud through data, analytics, and machine learning - How Google Cloud offerings are helping healthcare customers for data, analytics, and machine learning.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 18, 2019

Process paperwork pronto with the new Google Docs API - Announcement of a new API that can be used to automate tasks and jumpstart documentation: the Google Docs API.

GCP Certification Networking Official Blog Feb. 18, 2019

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

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Security Feb. 18, 2019

Announcing Google Cloud Security Talks during RSA Conference 2019 - List of Google Cloud Security Talks in RSA Conference 2019.

Google Cloud Vision API Official Blog Feb. 18, 2019

How Box Skills can optimize your workflow with the help of Cloud AI - Enrich Box files with useful metadata using Cloud AI and Box Skills.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog Feb. 18, 2019

Introducing scheduled snapshots for Compute Engine persistent disk - Scheduled snapshots are now available in beta and will allow to create automated snapshots for Compute Engine, as well as manage snapshot retention.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog Feb. 18, 2019

Run cron jobs reliably on Compute Engine with Cloud Scheduler - Using Cloud Scheduler to run cron jobs reliably on Compute Engine.

AI Machine Learning Official Blog Feb. 18, 2019

AI in depth: monitoring home appliances from power readings with ML - How to accurately identify home appliances’ operating status using smart power readings, together with modern machine learning techniques such as long short-term memory (LSTM) models.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Feb. 10, 2019

The service mesh era: Advanced application deployments and traffic management with Istio on GKE - How Istio can help your organization decrease complexity, increase automation, and ease the burden of application management on your operations and development teams.

GCP Experience Official Blog Feb. 10, 2019

The Telegraph UK: Reimagining media with the help of Google Cloud - The Telegraph is announcing it’s migrating fully to Google Cloud.

Machine Learning Official Blog Feb. 10, 2019

Making the machine: the machine learning lifecycle - How machine learning maps to and fits in with the traditional software development lifecycle.

Business GCP Experience Official Blog Feb. 10, 2019

Golden State Warriors power data analytics and fan experiences with Google Cloud - Google Cloud partnership with the Golden State Warriors as their official public cloud provider to help them transform their organization and do more with their data, on and off the court.

Cloud Build Official Blog Feb. 10, 2019

Build containers faster with Cloud Build with Kaniko - New feature for Cloud Build that caches container build artifacts, resulting in much faster build times.

Official Blog Stackdriver Feb. 10, 2019

Stackdriver usage and costs: a guide to understand and optimize spending - Stackdriver cost optimization solution guide to help you understand and optimize your Stackdriver usage and costs.

BigQuery Official Blog Feb. 10, 2019

Query without a credit card: introducing BigQuery sandbox - BigQuery sandbox, a credit-card free path to enable new users and students to experiment with BigQuery at no cost.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Feb. 10, 2019

Exploring container security: Encrypting Kubernetes secrets with Cloud KMS - Beta GKE application-layer secrets encryption, using the same keys you manage in our hosted Cloud Key Management Service (KMS).

DevOps Official Blog Feb. 10, 2019

Seven steps to making DevOps a reality - Steps to adopt DevOps.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Feb. 4, 2019

GKE usage metering: Whose line item is it anyway? - Launch of Google Kubernetes Engine usage metering in beta.

GCP Experience Google Cloud Bigtable Official Blog Feb. 4, 2019

Cloud Bigtable brings database stability and performance to Precognitive - Moving to Cloud Bigtable improved developer experience and reduced latency for Precognitive's fraud detection software products.

Cloud Firestore Google Cloud Functions Official Blog Serverless Feb. 4, 2019

Building a serverless online game: Cloud Hero on Google Cloud Platform - Cloud Hero on Google Cloud Platform to build serverless online game.

Data Studio Official Blog Feb. 4, 2019

Build a custom data viz with Data Studio community visualizations - The new Data Studio community visualizations feature, now in developer preview, allows you to design your own custom visualizations and components for Data Studio.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 4, 2019

Speed up and organize your move to cloud with new migration waves from Velostrata - Migration waves is GCP’s real-time enterprise migration tool in latest release of Velostrata, .

BigQuery Official Blog Feb. 4, 2019

How we built a derivatives exchange with BigQuery ML for Google Next ‘18 - Building a derivatives exchange with BigQuery ML.

Kubernetes Official Blog Feb. 4, 2019

Data analytics, meet containers: Kubernetes Operator for Apache Spark now in beta - Beta launch of the Kubernetes Operator for Apache Spark , which helps you easily manage your Spark applications natively from Kubernetes.

Official Blog SRE Feb. 4, 2019

Tune up your SLI metrics: CRE life lessons - How you can tune your existing SLIs to be a better representation of what your customers are experiencing.

Official Blog Stackdriver Feb. 4, 2019

Extending Stackdriver to on-prem with the new BindPlane integration - BindPlane integration from Blue Medora lets you consolidate all your signals into Stackdriver, GCP’s monitoring tool.

Google Cloud Dataproc Official Blog TensorFlow Feb. 4, 2019

AI in Depth: Cloud Dataproc meets TensorFlow on YARN: Let TonY help you train right in your cluster - How to install a Hadoop cluster for LinkedIn open-source project TonY (TensorFlow on YARN).

Official Blog SAP Feb. 4, 2019

Creating intelligent enterprise applications using GCP services on SAP Cloud Platform - Architecture and steps required to access GCP services natively on the SAP Cloud Platform Cloud Foundry environment.

API Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 4, 2019

Improving the developer experience with the enhanced Apigee Developer Portal - Enhancements to the Apigee Developer Portal.

Google Cloud Pub/Sub Official Blog Feb. 4, 2019

Reliable streaming pipeline development with Cloud Pub/Sub’s Replay - Cloud Pub/Sub’s new Replay feature, you can now replay old events (or messages), giving your subscribers another chance to process them.

Google Cloud Dataproc Official Blog Feb. 4, 2019

10 tips for building long-running clusters using Cloud Dataproc - Tips and recommendations for using Cloud Dataproc in a non-ephemeral model.

Business GCP Experience Official Blog Jan. 28, 2019

BigCommerce transforms the retail experience for more than 60,000 merchants using Google Cloud Platform - BigCommerce modernizing their hosting infrastructure using Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Cloud Identity Aware Proxy Google Compute Engine Official Blog Security Jan. 28, 2019

Protecting your cloud VMs with Cloud IAP context-aware access controls - Now you can protect your cloud VMs with Cloud IAP context-aware access controls.

Kubernetes Networking Official Blog Security Jan. 28, 2019

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

Java Official Blog Jan. 28, 2019

Announcing Spring Cloud GCP 1.1: deepening ties to Pivotal’s Spring Framework - Major GA release Spring Cloud GCP 1.1 with many new integrations, bug fixes, and documentation updates.

Official Blog Serverless Jan. 28, 2019

Tick tock: Register now for our "Better Code, Faster. Let's solve it." online conference - Online conference related to serverless development as well as CI/CD. Videos are on demand.

AI Official Blog Jan. 28, 2019

Build an AI-powered, customer service virtual agent with Chatbase - Using Chatbase to build AI-powered customer service virtual agent.

Big Data Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Jan. 28, 2019

Google is named a leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Management Solutions for Analytics - Gartner named Google a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Management Solutions for Analytics (DMSA).

Data Studio Official Blog Jan. 28, 2019

Visualize 2030: meet the winners! - Winners for Visualize 2030, a data storytelling contest.

GCP Certification Official Blog Jan. 28, 2019

Google Cloud introduces new certifications and training to address the cloud skills crisis - Four new certifications to the Google Cloud Certified portfolio including Cloud Developer, Network Engineer, Security Engineer and G Suite certification.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Jan. 28, 2019

Introducing OpenCue, an open source render manager for media and entertainment - Announcement of OpenCue, an open source, high-performance render manager specifically built for the needs of the visual effects and animation industry.

Official Blog SRE Jan. 28, 2019

Do you have an SRE team yet? How to start and assess your journey - The Site Reliability Workbook is available in HTML now!

DevOps Official Blog Python Jan. 28, 2019

Otto Group CLASH: an open-source tool to run bash scripts directly on GCP - CLoud bASH, or CLASH, which takes a bash script as an input and simply runs it inside a cloud environment.

Business GCP Experience Official Blog Jan. 21, 2019

How retailers like Ulta and DSW are improving customer experiences using Google Cloud - Three major ways retailers take advantage of the cloud.

Google Cloud Speech API Official Blog Jan. 21, 2019

Building Google's Game of the Year with Cloud Text-to-Speech and App Engine - Google's Game of the Year with Cloud Text-to-Speech, WaveNet and SSML.

DevOps Official Blog SRE Jan. 21, 2019

Canary analysis: Lessons learned and best practices from Google and Waze - How Waze is using Spinnaker (continuous delivery system) to do canary deployments.

BigQuery Official Blog Jan. 21, 2019

Connecting BigQuery and Google Sheets to help with hefty data analysis - The Sheets data connector for BigQuery will be generally available to G Suite Business, Enterprise and Education customers in the coming weeks.

GPU Official Blog Jan. 21, 2019

NVIDIA Tesla T4 GPUs now available in beta - T4 GPU instances are now available publicly in beta in Brazil, India, Netherlands, Singapore, Tokyo, and the United States.

GPU Official Blog TensorFlow Tutorial Jan. 21, 2019

Running TensorFlow inference workloads at scale with TensorRT 5 and NVIDIA T4 GPUs - How to run deep learning inference on large-scale workloads with NVIDIA TensorRT 5 running on Compute Engine VMs configured with our Cloud Deep Learning VM image and NVIDIA T4 GPUs.

Official Blog TPU Jan. 21, 2019

Getting started with Cloud TPUs: An overview of online resources - An overview of online resources about TPUs.

Machine Learning Official Blog Jan. 21, 2019

Introducing Feast: an open source feature store for machine learning - Announcement of the release of Feast, an open source feature store that allows teams to manage, store, and discover features for use in machine learning projects.

DevOps Official Blog Jan. 21, 2019

Guide: Creating custom base images for GCP with Jenkins and Packer - How to set up the Jenkins job and Packer script to create custom base images that you can use in GCP.

AI Business Cloud Natural Language API Data Loss Prevention API Dialogflow Google Cloud Functions Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog PubSub Jan. 21, 2019

A simple blueprint for building AI-powered customer service on GCP - an overview of a simple solution blueprint that may inspire you to meet these objectives using GCP.

Business Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Jan. 14, 2019

5 ways financial services organizations will move faster in the cloud in 2019 - Five things financial services organizations plan to do in the cloud in 2019.

Google Cloud Spanner Official Blog Jan. 14, 2019

Rethinking commercial software delivery with Cloud Spanner and serverless - Serverless computing and globally distributed databases like Spanner can drive down operational costs and enable niche vendors to enter the market.

Cloud AutoML Official Blog Jan. 14, 2019

Coastal classifiers: using AutoML Vision to assess and track environmental change - Using Google Cloud’s AutoML Vision classifiers to identify attributes in large data sets of coastline imagery.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Jan. 14, 2019

Optimize your Google Kubernetes Engine workloads with Spotinst Elastigroup - By leveraging GCP’s Preemptible VMs, Spotinst helps customers eliminate the need to manage infrastructure scaling, reducing costs and operational overhead.

IAM Official Blog Security Jan. 14, 2019

Identity and authentication, the Google Cloud way - Overview of Google Cloud’s authentication and identity management offerings.

GCP Experience Official Blog Jan. 14, 2019

Peak performance: How retailers used Google Cloud during Black Friday/Cyber Monday - How one large-scale retail platform in particular—Shopify—had a successful BFCM using Google Cloud.

Google Kubernetes Engine GPU Official Blog Jan. 14, 2019

Livin’ la vida local: Easier Kubernetes development from your laptop - Run GPU workloads on minikube.

Official Blog Security Jan. 7, 2019

Security trends to pay attention to in 2019 and beyond - Security trends to watch in 2019.

DevOps Official Blog Jan. 7, 2019

App migration checklist: How to decide what to move to cloud first - Perspective on managing your cloud migration journey.

Cloud Identity Official Blog Security Dec. 24, 2018

Cloud Identity for Customers and Partners (CICP) is now in beta and ready to use - Cloud Identity for Customers and Partners (CICP) is now available in beta.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Dec. 24, 2018

Introducing Access Approval and new Access Transparency services: Gain more meaningful oversight of your cloud provider - GCP introduces Access Approval and new Access Transparency services.

Business Official Blog Dec. 24, 2018

How the energy industry is using the cloud - How Energy companies—like oil and gas, utilities, and renewable energy are using cloud.

Google Cloud ML Official Blog Dec. 24, 2018

AI in depth: profiling the model training process for TensorFlow on Cloud ML Engine - Usage of different tools that can help you gain useful insights into your Cloud ML Engine profiling information.

Google Cloud Storage Official Blog Dec. 24, 2018

Cloud Storage requests create data art and usage insights - Build a visualization that explores the interactions between users and the content stored in Google Cloud Storage.

Google Cloud Spanner Official Blog Dec. 24, 2018

Cloud Spanner adds enhanced query introspection, new regions, and new multi-region configurations - Few enhancements for Cloud Spanner like Query introspection, New multi-region configurations and new regions.

Official Blog Security Dec. 24, 2018

Exploring container security: Let Google do the patching with new managed base images - Patching with new managed base images.

Google App Engine Official Blog Python Dec. 24, 2018

Python 3.7 for App Engine is now generally available - Python 3.7 is now generally available on Google App Engine.

Google Cloud Dataproc Official Blog Dec. 24, 2018

Announcing the beta release of SparkR job types in Cloud Dataproc - Beta release of SparkR jobs on Cloud Dataproc, which is the latest chapter in building R support on GCP.

Google App Engine Google Cloud SQL Official Blog Dec. 24, 2018

Cloud SQL now supports private connections and App Engine second generation runtimes - Private service access to your Cloud SQL instances is now generally available and support now available for connecting second-generation App Engine standard environment runtimes with Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL.

Cloud Healthcare Official Blog Dec. 24, 2018

Getting to know the Google Cloud Healthcare API: part 3 - Deeper dive into how you can use the Google Cloud Healthcare API.

Google Cloud IoT Official Blog Dec. 24, 2018

New Qwiklabs Quest available: IoT on Google Cloud - Google’s Qwiklabs has now IoT in the Google Cloud Quest.

Official Blog TensorFlow Dec. 24, 2018

Using data and ML to better track wildfire and assess its threat levels - Building a fire estimator, based on a model trained in TensorFlow.

Cloud Filestore Firebase Google Cloud Functions Google Cloud Pub/Sub Official Blog Dec. 24, 2018

Cloud Functions pro tips: Retries and idempotency in action - Build order processing system for a restaurant using Cloud Functions, Cloud Pub/Sub, Cloud Firestore and Firebase Hosting.

Official Blog Security Dec. 17, 2018

Exploring container security: How containers enable passive patching and a better model for supply chain security - Exploring container security and passive patching.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Dec. 17, 2018

Knative: bringing serverless to Kubernetes everywhere - GKE serverless add-on to support Knative 0.2.

Google Cloud ML Official Blog Dec. 17, 2018

Deep reinforcement learning on GCP: using hyperparameter tuning and Cloud ML Engine to best OpenAI Gym games - How to train many jobs in parallel using Google Cloud’s hyperparameter tuning service with ML Engine.

Kubernetes Official Blog Security Dec. 17, 2018

Exploring container security: This year, it’s all about security. Again. - What changed this year for Kubernetes security.

Business Official Blog Dec. 17, 2018

Expanding our partnership with Palo Alto Networks to simplify cloud security and accelerate cloud adoption - Expanding GCP partnership with Palo Alto Networks to help more enterprises increase control of their own security in the cloud.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Dec. 17, 2018

Accelerate your app delivery with Kubernetes and Istio on GKE - With Istio on GKE, you get granular visibility, security, and resilience for your containerized applications, with a dead-simple add-on that works out-of-the-box with all your existing applications.

Networking Official Blog Dec. 17, 2018

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

Official Blog TensorFlow TPU Dec. 17, 2018

Now you can train TensorFlow machine learning models faster and at lower cost on Cloud TPU Pods - Using Cloud TPU Pods to train TensorFlow machine learning models.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Dec. 17, 2018

Google Cloud Platform now IRAP-certified by Australian Cyber Security Center - Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has achieved Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) certification for a subset of services by the Australian Cyber Security Center, a part of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD).

Business Official Blog Dec. 17, 2018

Enterprise IT can move up or out (or both) - Different approaches for migrating to the cloud.

BigQuery Data Studio Official Blog Dec. 17, 2018

Taking a practical approach to BigQuery cost monitoring - Data Studio dashboard which reports the daily BigQuery spending split by users at a particular organization.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Dec. 17, 2018

Readers’ choice: Top Google Cloud Platform stories of 2018 - Most popular this year on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) blog.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Dec. 10, 2018

The Google Cloud Adoption Framework: Helping you move to the cloud with confidence - Google Cloud Adoption Framework helps customers with cloud transformation journey.

Official Blog Stackdriver Dec. 10, 2018

Stackdriver tips and tricks: Understanding metrics and building charts - Tips and tricks for using Stackdriver monitoring, including detailed explanations on how to effectively use the metrics model, how to build the right chart for a metric, how to aggregate and align metrics, how to create meaningful charts, and much more.

Google Cloud Storage Official Blog Dec. 10, 2018

How to connect Cloudera’s CDH to Cloud Storage - Get started deploying the Cloud Storage connector for your CDH clusters.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Dec. 10, 2018

Kubernetes and GKE for developers: a year of Cloud Console - New features to give an easy, intuitive interface for managing your GKE environment.

Google Cloud IoT Official Blog Dec. 10, 2018

Introducing Cloud IoT Core commands: increased flexibility to control your fleet of embedded devices - New device commands feature for our Cloud IoT Core managed service, providing high-frequency, low-latency, ephemeral messaging between the cloud and IoT devices.

Official Blog Security Dec. 10, 2018

Cloud Security Command Center is now in beta and ready to use - Cloud Security Command Center available in beta.

Google Cloud Pub/Sub Official Blog Dec. 10, 2018

ClearDATA: Running Forseti the serverless way - ClearDATA developed a novel way to deploy Forseti using containers and Cloud Pub/Sub, for a lightweight, serverless alternative to the usual way of deploying Forseti in a dedicated VM.

Cloud Healthcare Official Blog Dec. 3, 2018

Getting to know the Google Cloud Healthcare API: part 2 - Deeper dive into key concepts implemented in Google Cloud Healthcare API, and show how to perform a basic API implementation.

Google Cloud Functions Official Blog Dec. 3, 2018

Cloud Functions pro tips: Building idempotent functions - How to make Cloud Functions idempotent.

Data Loss Prevention API Official Blog Nov. 26, 2018

Taking charge of your data: using Cloud DLP to de-identify and obfuscate sensitive information - How to protect that data by incorporating data obfuscation and minimization techniques automatically into your workflows.

GPU Official Blog Nov. 19, 2018

Google Cloud first to offer NVIDIA Tesla T4 GPUs - Alpha availability for the NVIDIA Tesla T4 GPU which is optimized for machine learning (ML) inference, distributed training of models, and computer graphics.

Official Blog Storage Nov. 19, 2018

Introducing Transfer Appliance in the EU for cloud data migration - Transfer Appliance is available in beta in the EU market.

Google Cloud Dataproc Official Blog Nov. 19, 2018

Help for slow Hadoop/Spark jobs on Google Cloud: 10 questions to ask about your Hadoop and Spark cluster performance - How to improve your Hadoop and Spark job performance on Google Cloud Platform.

Kubernetes Official Blog Nov. 19, 2018

Getting started with Kubeflow Pipelines - AI Hub and Kubeflow Pipelines, tools that help you build and share models and ML workflows within your organization and across teams, for integration into different parts of your business.

Business Official Blog Nov. 19, 2018

Subatomic particles and big data: Google joins CERN openlab - Google has signed an agreement to join CERN openlab.

Data Loss Prevention API Official Blog Nov. 19, 2018

Taking charge of your data: Using Cloud DLP to find and protect PII - How to leverage solutions like the Cloud Data Loss Prevention API to discover, protect, and make use of your sensitive data.

Google Cloud Functions Official Blog Nov. 19, 2018

Cloud Functions pro tips: Using retries to build reliable serverless systems - Key aspects of building reliable production systems with Cloud Functions: retrying executions.

Google Cloud Dataproc Official Blog Nov. 19, 2018

New report examines the economic value of Cloud Dataproc’s managed Spark and Hadoop solution - ESG recently published a blog and an Economic Value Validation (EVV) report commissioned by Google, which examines the value delivered by Cloud Dataproc.

GCP Experience Google Cloud ML Machine Learning Official Blog TensorFlow Nov. 5, 2018

How 20th Century Fox uses ML to predict a movie audience - Google’s Advanced Solutions Lab created Merlin Video, a computer vision tool that learns dense representations of movie trailers to help predict a specific trailer’s future moviegoing audience.

BigQuery Official Blog Nov. 5, 2018

Modern data warehousing with BigQuery: a Q&A with Engineering Director Jordan Tigani - Engineering Director Jordan Tigani to talk about the evolution of data warehousing, the current technology landscape, and how BigQuery fits in.

Cloud Build Official Blog Nov. 5, 2018

Integrating Google Cloud Build with JFrog Artifactory - How to integrate Google Cloud Build with JFrog Artifactory.

Google App Engine NodeJS Official Blog Nov. 5, 2018

Node.js 10 available for App Engine, in lockstep with Long Term Support - Beta availability of Node.js 10 on App Engine standard environment, and making Node.js 10 the default version on the flexible environment.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog Nov. 5, 2018

Available first on Google Cloud: Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory - Alpha availability of virtual machines with 7TB of total memory utilizing Intel Optane DC persistent memory.

Cloud Healthcare Official Blog Nov. 5, 2018

Getting to know the Google Cloud Healthcare API: Part 1 - Brief overview of the Cloud Healthcare API and the innovative use cases it enables.

GCP Experience Google Cloud Spanner Official Blog Nov. 5, 2018

How Streak built a graph database on Cloud Spanner to wrangle billions of emails - Streak is a customer relationship management (CRM) tool built directly into Gmail. Learn how Streak built a graph database on Cloud Spanner to wrangle billions of emails.

Kubernetes Official Blog Nov. 5, 2018

Exploring container security: running and connecting to HashiCorp Vault on Kubernetes - Running and connecting to HashiCorp Vault on Kubernetes.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Nov. 5, 2018

Bringing enterprise network security controls to your Kubernetes clusters on GKE - General availability of a few important networking features for Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) that provide additional security and privacy for your container infrastructure.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Nov. 5, 2018

Cutting costs with Google Kubernetes Engine: using the cluster autoscaler and Preemptible VMs - Solution architect Myroslav Rys shares how helps GCP client cut costs with Google Kubernetes Engine using the cluster autoscaler and Preemptible VMs.

Google Cloud Functions NodeJS Official Blog Nov. 5, 2018

Serverless from the ground up: Connecting Cloud Functions with a database (Part 3) - Connecting Cloud Functions with a database.

Google Cloud Storage Official Blog Oct. 29, 2018

Protecting Cloud Storage with WORM, key management and more updates - New capabilities for improving the reliability and performance of data in Cloud Storage.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Oct. 29, 2018

Introducing Private DNS Zones: resolve to keep internal networks concealed - Now, you can use Google Cloud DNS as the authoritative name server to resolve your domains on the Internet through public DNS zones.

Cloud KMS Official Blog Oct. 29, 2018

Introducing the Cloud KMS plugin for HashiCorp Vault - Announcement for the Cloud Key Management Service (KMS) secrets engine for HashiCorp Vault.

Google Cloud SDK Official Blog Oct. 29, 2018

Scripting with gcloud: a beginner’s guide to automating GCP tasks - Simple scripts that utilize gcloud’s functionality, to create a collection of automated, predefined, easily reusable GCP tasks.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog Oct. 22, 2018

Get more control over your Compute Engine resources with new Cloud IAM features - Introduction of two new Cloud IAM features, resource-level IAM and IAM conditions, to help better manage security and access control in Google Compute Engine.

Go Google App Engine Official Blog Oct. 22, 2018

Go 1.11 is now available on App Engine - Beta availability of the Go 1.11 runtime for the App Engine standard environment.

Google Cloud IoT Official Blog Oct. 22, 2018

Mender and Cloud IoT facilitate robust device update management - Tutorial and reference integration to easily detect issues and the ability to remediate IoT devices with Cloud IoT Core and Mender.

Networking Official Blog Oct. 22, 2018

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

Official Blog Stackdriver Oct. 22, 2018

Introducing Stackdriver as a data source for Grafana - Beta release of the Stackdriver data source for Grafana.

Google Cloud Functions Official Blog Oct. 22, 2018

Serverless from the ground up: Building a simple microservice with Cloud Functions (Part 1) - Easy way to build a custom content management system using Google Cloud Functions.

Networking Official Blog Security Oct. 22, 2018

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

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Oct. 15, 2018

Gain insights about your GCP resources with asset inventory - Asset inventory is now available in beta. With asset inventory, you get an org-wide snapshot of your inventory for a wide variety of GCP resources and policies with a single API call.

BigQuery GCP Experience Official Blog Oct. 15, 2018

How Traveloka built a Data Provisioning API on a BigQuery-based microservice architecture - Building a Data Provisioning API on a BigQuery-based microservice architecture.

Machine Learning Official Blog Oct. 15, 2018

AI in motion: designing a simple system to see, understand, and react in the real world (Part II) - Gathering data, selecting and training models for an AI in motion project.

BigQuery Official Blog Oct. 15, 2018

BigQuery arrives in the London region, with more regions to come - Rollout of new regions for BigQuery starting with London, with more regions to follow in the coming months.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog SAP Oct. 15, 2018

How METRO AG is migrating its SAP finance systems to Google Cloud - How METRO AG is migrating 100 different SAP instances into one SAP S/4HANA system—innovating on SAP Cloud Platform with the help of GCP.

API Official Blog Oct. 15, 2018

Accelerate with APIs: Apigee API monitoring, extensions and hosted targets now generally available - General availability (GA) of several new Apigee capabilities designed to help enterprises unlock the value of their data and deliver modern applications.

Google Cloud Storage Official Blog Oct. 15, 2018

Store it, analyze it, back it up: Cloud Storage updates bring new replication options - Cloud Storage updates that give you even more control over how and where your data is stored.

Networking Official Blog Oct. 15, 2018

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

Official Blog Stackdriver Oct. 15, 2018

Building a more reliable infrastructure with new Stackdriver tools and partners - Alpha availability of Stackdriver Incident Response and Management (IRM) on Google Cloud Platform.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Oct. 15, 2018

Introducing container-native load balancing on Google Kubernetes Engine - Google Cloud Platform (GCP) now offers container-native load balancing for applications running on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) and Kubernetes on Compute Engine.

Cloud Firestore GCP Experience Google Cloud Functions Official Blog Oct. 15, 2018

Serverless in action: building a simple backend with Cloud Firestore and Cloud Functions - How Qlouder, a Google Cloud partner approach building simple applications using Cloud Firestore and Cloud Functions.

BigQuery Machine Learning Official Blog Oct. 15, 2018

What’s happening in BigQuery: a new ingest format, data type updates, ML, and query scheduling - New features in beta, including query scheduling, new BigQuery ML models and functions, and geospatial types and queries.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Oct. 15, 2018

Watch and learn: Kubernetes and GKE for developers - Curated list of presentations that Google’s own developers have marked as their favorites, to help you get up to speed on Kubernetes, fast.

Cloud Identity Official Blog Security Oct. 15, 2018

Simplifying identity and access management for more businesses - Introduction of three new ways extending Cloud Identity and context-aware access capabilities.

Official Blog Storage Oct. 8, 2018

Designing and implementing your disaster recovery plan using GCP - Detailed guide for designing and implementing your disaster recovery plan using GCP.

BigQuery Official Blog Oct. 8, 2018

BigQuery and surrogate keys: a practical approach - Importance of surrogate keys and ways to define them.

Billing Official Blog Oct. 8, 2018

Whitepaper: The guide to financial governance in the cloud - Importance of financial governance controls and the role these controls play in increasing the predictability of cloud costs.

NodeJS NoSQL Official Blog Oct. 8, 2018

Build it like you MEAN it with MongoDB Atlas on GCP - Developing apps in MEAN stack and deploying to GCP.

Google Cloud Platform Machine Learning Official Blog Oct. 8, 2018

Introducing PyTorch across Google Cloud - Release of PyTorch 1.0 Preview, a deep learning framework designed for easy and flexible experimentation.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Oct. 8, 2018

Securing Kubernetes with GKE and Sysdig Falco - GKE’s built-in security features, and then, how to secure your environment even further with Falco.

Networking Official Blog Security Oct. 8, 2018

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

BigQuery Cloud Composer Official Blog Oct. 8, 2018

How to transfer BigQuery tables between locations with Cloud Composer - How to create and run an Apache Airflow workflow in Cloud Composer.

Official Blog SAP Oct. 8, 2018

Google Cloud Platform: Your cloud destination for mission critical SAP workloads - New capabilities and integrations GCP has built in collaboration with SAP to provide customers with more infrastructure capabilities and options for workloads.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Oct. 8, 2018

A developer onramp to Kubernetes with Google Kubernetes Engine - Announcement a set of tools and resources to make it much easier—and more affordable—to run small environments of up to four nodes on GKE.

Cloud AutoML Machine Learning Official Blog Oct. 8, 2018

Is that a device driver, golf driver, or taxi driver? Building custom translation models with AutoML Translate - AutoML Translate, a tool for building custom, domain-specific neural machine translation models.

Cloud Inference API Official Blog Sept. 24, 2018

Introducing Cloud Inference API: uncover insights from large scale, typed time-series data - Announcement of the Cloud Inference API which helps uncover insights from large scale, typed time-series data.

Business Official Blog Sept. 24, 2018

Google Cloud completes BSI C5 audit - Google Cloud has completed a third party audit against the German Federal Office for Information Security’s Cloud Computing Compliance Controls Catalogue (commonly referred to as BSI C5).

BigQuery Official Blog Python Sept. 24, 2018

Ibis and BigQuery: scalable analytics with the comfort of Python - How Ibis works with BigQuery to provide an elegant and flexible Python interface for composing SQL queries.

Cloud Source Repositories Official Blog Sept. 24, 2018

Introducing new Cloud Source Repositories - Newly revamped Cloud Source Repositories in beta availability.

Google Container Registry Official Blog Sept. 24, 2018

Guard against security vulnerabilities in your software supply chain with Container Registry vulnerability scanning - Announcement of Container Registry vulnerability scanning in beta, helping to automatically detect known security vulnerabilities during the early stages of the CI/CD process and prevent the deployment of vulnerable images.

Cloud Memorystore Official Blog Sept. 24, 2018

Announcing general availability of Cloud Memorystore for Redis - Cloud Memorystore for Redis is now general availabile. This is a fully managed in-memory data store service built on Google’s highly scalable and reliable infrastructure.

Data Studio Google Cloud Dataprep Official Blog Sept. 24, 2018

Unlock insights with ease: Data Studio and Cloud Dataprep are now generally available - General availability of both Google Data Studio, our free modern business intelligence product, and Cloud Dataprep, our fully-managed data preparation product.

Google Cloud Functions Google Cloud ML Machine Learning Official Blog Sept. 24, 2018

Simplifying ML predictions with Google Cloud Functions - Build an app for predicting the genres of a movie from its description using a text classification model.

Advanced Google Cloud Dataproc Official Blog Tutorial Sept. 17, 2018

A flexible way to deploy Apache Hive on Cloud Dataproc - Tutorial shows how to use Apache Hive on Cloud Dataproc in an efficient and flexible way by storing Hive data in Cloud Storage and hosting the Hive metastore in a MySQL database on Cloud SQL and with that providing certain advantages.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog TPU Sept. 17, 2018

Cloud TPUs in Kubernetes Engine powering Minigo are now available in beta - Google-designed Cloud TPUs are publicly available in beta on Google Kubernetes Engine. GKE also supports Preemptible Cloud TPUs that are priced 70% lower than the standard price of Cloud TPUs.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Sept. 17, 2018

Google Cloud AI: Andrew Moore joining Google Cloud; Fei-Fei Li becoming advisor - Dr. Andrew Moore, Dean of the School of Computer Science at CMU, will be joining Google Cloud to head up Google Cloud AI at the end of 2018 and advising in the meantime. Dr. Fei-Fei Li will be returning to her professorship at Stanford, as originally planned, and she will transition to being an AI/ML Advisor for Google Cloud.

Google Cloud Dataflow Official Blog Sept. 17, 2018

How Distributed Shuffle improves scalability and performance in Cloud Dataflow pipelines - Explanation of significant performance and scalability benefits when shuffle operation is moved from Persistent Disk and Worker nodes (part of current Cloud Dataflow service) to a specialized distributed, in-memory Shuffle service component.

Official Blog Stackdriver Sept. 17, 2018

Using Stackdriver Workspaces to help manage your hybrid and multicloud environment - Announcing Stackdriver Workspaces, (which are renamed from “Stackdriver Accounts” to better reflect their purpose), a place to organize all the Stackdriver resources (GCP, other clouds, on-prem).

Official Blog Security SRE Sept. 17, 2018

Trust through transparency: incident response in Google Cloud - White paper which explains how Google Cloud manages incidents.

Official Blog Security Storage Sept. 17, 2018

Deleting your data in Google Cloud Platform - White paper explains what happens when data is deleted in GCP.

DevOps Google Compute Engine Official Blog Sept. 10, 2018

How to deploy a TeamCity Continuous Integration solution to Google Cloud - Deploy TeamCity server on Google Compute Engine in order to achieve these advantages for your organization.

Google Cloud Platform Infrastructure Official Blog Sept. 10, 2018

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

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Sept. 10, 2018

Open Match: Flexible and extensible matchmaking for games - Google Cloud and Unity are jointly announcing the availability of an open source matchmaking project called Open Match.

BigQuery Official Blog Sept. 3, 2018

Using BigQuery ML and BigQuery GIS together to predict NYC taxi trip cost - Building a machine learning model using BigQuery ML and use BigQuery’s support for spatial functions.

Cloud Endpoints Official Blog Sept. 3, 2018

Automatic documentation for your Cloud Endpoints API, now in GA - Cloud Endpoints Portal is now generally available.

GPU Official Blog Sept. 3, 2018

Tesla V100 GPUs are now generally available - NVIDIA V100 graphics processing units (GPUs) with NVLink are general available.

Google Cloud Speech API Official Blog Sept. 3, 2018

Announcing updates to Cloud Speech-to-Text and the general availability of Cloud Text-to-Speech - General availability of Cloud Text-to-Speech and it also offers now multilingual access to DeepMind WaveNet voices and speaker optimization.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Security Sept. 3, 2018

Titan Security Keys: Now available on the Google Store - Titan Security Keys are available for purchase on the Google Store.

Official Blog TPU Sept. 3, 2018

What makes TPUs fine-tuned for deep learning? - Cloud TPU provides the benefit of the TPU as a scalable and easy-to-use cloud computing resource to all developers and data scientists running cutting-edge ML models on Google Cloud.

Google Cloud Platform Machine Learning Official Blog Sept. 3, 2018

Expanding our Public Datasets for geospatial and ML-based analytics - Public Datasets for geospatial and ML-based analytics.

Google Cloud Dataflow Google Cloud ML Official Blog Sept. 3, 2018

Pre-processing for TensorFlow pipelines with tf.Transform on Google Cloud - Example of using tf.Transform on Google Cloud Dataflow, along with model training and serving on Cloud ML Engine.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Sept. 3, 2018

Faster ServiceAccount authentication for Google Cloud Platform APIs - ServiceAccount oauth flows and optimization for Google Cloud Platform APIs.

Kubernetes Official Blog Sept. 1, 2018

A Kubernetes FAQ for the C-suite - A short-and-to-the-point Kubernetes FAQ.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Sept. 1, 2018

Launching new GCP Support models: Role-Based and Enterprise - Google Cloud Platform Role-Based Support and Enterprise Support are now fully launched.

Google Cloud SQL Official Blog Virtual Private Cloud Sept. 1, 2018

Introducing private networking connection for Cloud SQL - Now in beta availability, private networking, often called Virtual Private Cloud, makes connecting to Cloud SQL from applications in GCP easier and even more secure.

Google App Engine Official Blog Sept. 1, 2018

Announcing Cloud Tasks, a task queue service for App Engine flex and second generation runtimes - With Cloud Tasks available in beta, you can offload long running and background activities, decouple services from one another, and make your applications much more resilient to failures.

Google Cloud Functions Official Blog Sept. 1, 2018

Adding custom intelligence to Gmail with serverless on GCP - How to build powerful Gmail extensions using G Suite’s REST APIs, Cloud Functions and other fully managed services on Google Cloud Platform.

Kubernetes Official Blog Sept. 1, 2018

Digging into Kubernetes 1.12 - Short overview of what's new in Kubernetes 1.12

Official Blog Security Aug. 27, 2018

Introducing Cloud HSM beta for hardware crypto key security - Availability of the beta release of Cloud HSM, a managed cloud-hosted hardware security module (HSM) service.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Security Aug. 27, 2018

Deploy only what you trust: introducing Binary Authorization for Google Kubernetes Engine - Introduction of Binary Authorization in beta so you can be more confident that only trusted workloads are deployed to Google Kubernetes Engine.

Google App Engine Official Blog Aug. 27, 2018

Introducing PHP 7.2 runtime on the App Engine standard environment - Availability of PHP 7.2 on the App Engine standard environment, GCP's latest Second Generation runtime.

Cloud AutoML Official Blog Aug. 27, 2018

Who is this street artist? Building a graffiti artist classifier using AutoML - Building a graffiti artist classifier using AutoML.

Google Cloud Dataflow Official Blog Aug. 27, 2018

Distributed optimization with Cloud Dataflow - Example of using SciPy with Apache Beam Python SDK.

Kubernetes Official Blog Aug. 20, 2018

7 best practices for operating containers - Best practices for operating containers to make application easier to operate, monitor and debug and harder to break into.

Google Cloud Functions Official Blog Aug. 20, 2018

Cloud Functions serverless platform is generally available - After 1.5 year since introduction, Cloud Functions is now generally available and ready for production use.

Machine Learning Official Blog Aug. 20, 2018

A closer look at our newest Google Cloud AI capabilities for developers - At Next ‘18, Google announced a range of updates to AI and machine learning offerings.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog Aug. 20, 2018

Performing VM mass migrations to Google Cloud with Velostrata - Using Velostrata for VM mass migrations to Google Cloud.

Google Cloud Dataproc Java Official Blog Aug. 20, 2018

Managing Java dependencies for Apache Spark applications on Cloud Dataproc - Include Java dependencies for Apache Spark applications on Cloud Dataproc.

Official Blog Security Aug. 20, 2018

Protecting against the new “L1TF” speculative vulnerabilities - Detail about L1TF vulnerabilities, how GCP mitigate guest-controlled entries not controlled by the host OS.

Google Cloud Functions NodeJS Official Blog Aug. 20, 2018

Introducing headless Chrome support in Cloud Functions and App Engine - The new Node.js runtime for App Engine allows to run headless Chrome without having to do any setup or configuration.

BigQuery Official Blog Aug. 20, 2018

What’s happening in BigQuery: integrated machine learning, maps, and more - New features that make BigQuery more performant and more cost effective.

Machine Learning Official Blog Aug. 20, 2018

Cloud AI Solutions: helping more industries solve common challenges with AI - Range of solutions to help businesses take advantage of AI for common use cases.

Infrastructure Official Blog Aug. 20, 2018

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

Google Cloud ML Official Blog TPU Aug. 20, 2018

Hyperparameter tuning using TPUs in Cloud ML Engine - How to use hyperparameter tuning on TPUs on Cloud ML Engine.

GPU Official Blog Aug. 13, 2018

Introducing NVIDIA Tesla P4 GPUs for accelerating virtual workstations and ML inference on Compute Engine - New addition to the GCP Platform with NVIDIA Tesla P4 GPUs for virtual workstations and ML inference on Compute Engine.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Aug. 13, 2018

Security in plaintext: use Shielded VMs to harden your GCP workloads - GCP introduced Shielded VMs in beta for protection against boot malware or firmware rootkits.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Aug. 13, 2018

Hortonworks and Google Cloud collaborate to expand data analytics offerings - Partnership between Hortonworks and Google enable enterprises to easily adopt Google Cloud for their big data workloads powered by Apache Hadoop, Apache Hive, Apache Spark and other data analytics solutions.

Google Cloud Pub/Sub Official Blog Aug. 13, 2018

Simple backup and replay of streaming events using Cloud Pub/Sub, Cloud Storage, and Cloud Dataflow - Google Cloud has announced an easy way to backup and replay your streaming pipeline events directly from the Cloud Console using collection of import/export templates.

Google App Engine Official Blog Python Aug. 13, 2018

Introducing App Engine Second Generation runtimes and Python 3.7 - Python 3.7 is available today in beta on the App Engine standard environment.

Cloud Filestore Official Blog Aug. 13, 2018

Expanding the Cloud Firestore beta to more users - Management and administration tools for Cloud Firestore to the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) console and also google announced more locations and new features.

Official Blog Stackdriver Aug. 6, 2018

Drilling down into Stackdriver Service Monitoring - Introduction of Stackdriver Service Monitoring, a new tool for drilling down into to the underlying infrastructure.

Google Cloud Platform Java Official Blog Aug. 6, 2018

Access Google Cloud services, right from IntelliJ IDEA - With the Cloud Tools for IntelliJ plugin, it is now possible to discover APIs, consume them, and test against them locally, all without leaving your IDE.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Aug. 6, 2018

Istio reaches 1.0: ready for prod - Istio open-source project has reached the 1.0 milestone.

Official Blog SRE Aug. 6, 2018

Repairing network hardware at scale with SRE principles - Google’s SRE principles to guide developers and operations teams toward better systems reliability.

Official Blog SAP July 30, 2018

Partnering with Intel and SAP on Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory for SAP HANA - Partnership with Intel and SAP to offer GCP virtual machines supporting the upcoming Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory for SAP HANA workloads.

Google App Engine Official Blog PHP Python July 30, 2018

Bringing the best of serverless to you - Support for new second-generation App Engine standard runtimes such as Python 3.7 and PHP 7.2 in addition to recent support for Node.js 8.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog July 30, 2018

Cloud Services Platform: bringing the best of the cloud to you - GCP's vision for Cloud Services Platform, an integrated family of cloud services that lets you increase speed and reliability, improve security and governance and build once to run anywhere, across GCP and on-premise environments.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog July 30, 2018

Announcing resource-based pricing for Google Compute Engine - Pay-for-use in Compute Engine to reduce costs even further with resource-based pricing.

BigQuery Google Cloud Spanner Google Cloud SQL Official Blog July 30, 2018

On GCP, your database your way - New database features to get the most out of your databases for your business.

Cloud Build Official Blog July 30, 2018

Accelerating software teams with Cloud Build - Cloud Build, a fully-managed CI/CD platform that lets you build and test applications in the cloud–at scale.

CI DevOps Official Blog July 30, 2018

Google Cloud and GitHub collaborate to make CI fast and easy - Google Cloud and GitHub are delivering a new integrated experience that connects GitHub with Google’s Cloud Build, our new CI/CD platform.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog July 30, 2018

Transparent SLIs: See Google Cloud the way your application experiences it - Transparent SLIs (service level indicators) - fine-grained detail about the behavior of Google Cloud Platform services as related to your workloads.

Dialogflow Official Blog July 30, 2018

Transforming the contact center with AI - New features in Dialogflow Enterprise Edition to help you build AI-powered virtual agents for the contact center, including phone-based conversational agents known as interactive voice response (IVR).

BigQuery Data Studio Official Blog July 30, 2018

Bridging the gap between data and insights - Number of updates for BigQuery , Data Studio Explorer, Cloud Composer and Dataproc that will make data analytics easier.

Infrastructure Official Blog July 23, 2018

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

Google Cloud Spanner Official Blog July 23, 2018

Cloud Spanner adds import/export functionality to ease data movement - You can now import and export data easily in the Cloud Spanner Console.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog July 23, 2018

Top storage and database sessions to check out at Next 2018 - Five not-to-miss sessions for top storage and database sessions to check out at Next 2018.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog July 23, 2018

Now shipping: ultramem machine types with up to 4TB of RAM - General availability of Google Compute Engine “ultramem” memory-optimized machine types with up to 4TB of RAM.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog July 23, 2018

Improving our account management policies to better support customers - Improved GCP account management policies to better support for GCP customers.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog July 23, 2018

Bringing GPU-accelerated analytics to GCP Marketplace with MapD - Availability of MapD on Google Cloud Platform Marketplace.

Official Blog SRE July 23, 2018

SRE fundamentals: SLIs, SLAs and SLOs - Learn about SRE fundamentals: SLIs, SLAs and SLOs.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog July 23, 2018

VMware and Google Cloud: building the hybrid cloud together with vRealize Orchestrator - Preview of plug-in for VMware vRealize Orchestrator and support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) resources in vRealize Automation.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog July 23, 2018

5 must-see network sessions at Google Cloud NEXT 2018 - 5 must-see network sessions at Google Cloud NEXT 2018.

Docker Java Official Blog July 16, 2018

Introducing Jib — build Java Docker images better - Jib, an open-source Java containerizer from Google that lets Java developers build containers using the Java tools developers know.

Google Cloud SQL Official Blog July 16, 2018

Verifying PostgreSQL backups made easier with new open-source tool - PostgreSQL Page Verification tool is a command-line tool to calculate and verify checksums for each data page. The tool is now available as open source code.

API Google Cloud Platform Official Blog July 16, 2018

Introducing new Apigee capabilities to deliver business impact with APIs - It is now easier for API developers to access Google Cloud services via the Apigee Edge platform with new Apigee capabilities.

Dialogflow NET Official Blog July 16, 2018

Google Home meets .NET containers using Dialogflow - Build a voice-driven app using Dialogflow and Google Cloud .NET libraries.

Google Cloud ML Official Blog TPU July 16, 2018

How to train a ResNet image classifier from scratch on TPUs on Cloud ML Engine - How to train a state-of-the-art image classification model on your own data using Google’s Cloud TPUs.

Google Cloud Dataproc Official Blog July 16, 2018

Using instance metadata in Cloud Dataproc initialization actions - How to use instance metadata in Cloud Dataproc initialization actions.

Apache Beam BigQuery Google Cloud Dataflow Official Blog July 16, 2018

Measuring patent claim breadth using Google Patents Public Datasets - Analysing Patent public dataset and building machine learning model using GCP products.

Kubernetes Official Blog July 9, 2018

Kubernetes 1.11: a look from inside Google - Overview of new features in Kubernetes 1.11.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Security July 9, 2018

Introducing Endpoint Verification: visibility into the desktops accessing your enterprise applications - Endpoint Verification provides admins an overview of the security posture of laptop and desktop devices accessing enterprise applications.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog July 9, 2018

Five can’t-miss application development sessions at Google Cloud Next ‘18 - Five useful application development sessions at Google Cloud Next ‘18.

Google Cloud Dataproc Google Cloud Pub/Sub Official Blog July 9, 2018

Using Apache Spark DStreams with Cloud Dataproc and Cloud Pub/Sub - Using Cloud Dataproc for running a Spark streaming job that processes messages from Cloud Pub/Sub in near real-time.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog June 25, 2018

GCP arrives in the Nordics with a new region in Finland - Sixteenth Google Cloud Platform region, located in Finland, is now open.

Google Cloud Datastore Official Blog June 25, 2018

Building scalable web applications with Cloud Datastore — new solution - How to build large web applications with Cloud Datastore.

Official Blog TPU June 25, 2018

Cloud TPU now offers preemptible pricing and global availability - Cloud TPUs are available in two new regions (in Europe and Asia), and also preemptible pricing for Cloud TPUs that is 70% lower than the normal price.

Google Cloud Platform NodeJS Official Blog SAP June 25, 2018

How to run SAP Fiori Front-End Server (OpenUI5) on GCP in 20 mins - Setting up SAP OpenUI5 on a GCP instance running a local node.js webserver to run sample apps.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog June 25, 2018

Announcing a new certification from Google Cloud Certified: the Associate Cloud Engineer - Launch of a new Associate Cloud Engineer certification.

Official Blog Stackdriver June 25, 2018

How to connect Stackdriver to external monitoring - Connect Stackdriver to external monitoring by enabling the alerting policies via webhooks.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Security June 25, 2018

Six essential security sessions at Google Cloud Next 18 - Six essential security sessions on foundational GCP security practices and offerings.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog Security June 25, 2018

Protect your Compute Engine resources with keys managed in Cloud Key Management Service - Beta functionality that you can use to further increase protection of your Compute Engine disks.

Google Cloud Speech API Official Blog June 25, 2018

ML Explorer: talking and listening with Google Cloud using Cloud Speech and Text-to-Speech - New features of the Cloud Speech and Cloud Text-to-Speech APIs in this ML Explorer post.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog June 25, 2018

Powering up connected game development through our alliance with Unity - Google Cloud will be the default cloud provider for developers building connected games with Unity, helping them to easily build and scale their games. This means developers will be able to take advantage of Google Cloud right from the Unity development environment.

GPU Official Blog June 18, 2018

Introducing improved pricing for Preemptible GPUs - Preemptible GPUs are generally available (with lower prices).

Google App Engine Official Blog June 18, 2018

Now, you can deploy your Node.js app to App Engine standard environment - Node.js 8 runtime is supported for App Engine Standard environment.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog June 18, 2018

Labelling and grouping your Google Cloud Platform resources - Deeper look at types of annotations for labelling and grouping your Google Cloud Platform resources.

Networking Official Blog June 18, 2018

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

GCP Experience Google Cloud Platform Official Blog June 18, 2018

Behind the scenes with the Dragon Ball Legends GCP backend - How BNE worked with Google Cloud to build the infrastructure for Dragon Ball Legends.

Networking Official Blog June 18, 2018

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

Google Cloud Dataflow Official Blog June 18, 2018

Introducing Cloud Dataflow’s new Streaming Engine - Launching Cloud Dataflow Streaming Engine in beta.

Official Blog Security June 11, 2018

7 tips to maintain security controls in your GCP DR environment - Tips to help you maintain your security controls in your cloud DR environment.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog June 11, 2018

Regional clusters in Google Kubernetes Engine are now generally available - General availability of one of Google Kubernetes Engine's most requested enterprise-grade features: regional clusters.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog June 11, 2018

How to deploy geographically distributed services on Kubernetes Engine with kubemci - New command-line interface (CLI) tool called kubemci to automatically configure ingress using Google Cloud Load Balancer (GCLB) for multi-cluster Kubernetes Engine environments.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog June 11, 2018

A closer look at the HANA ecosystem on Google Cloud Platform - Evolution of SAP HANA on GCP and take a deeper look at the ecosystem we’ve built to support our customers.

Google Cloud Spanner Official Blog June 11, 2018

What DBAs need to know about Cloud Spanner, part 1: Keys and indexes - Key differences that DBAs need to know when moving from traditional RDBMS to Cloud Spanner.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog June 11, 2018

Introducing sole-tenant nodes for Google Compute Engine — when sharing isn’t an option - Beta availability of sole-tenant nodes on Google Compute Engine.

Google App Engine Google Cloud Functions Google Compute Engine Google Kubernetes Engine NodeJS Official Blog June 11, 2018

Time to “Hello, World”: VMs vs. containers vs. PaaS vs. FaaS - Build a “Hello, World” web application on each of GCP’s compute offerings—Google Compute Engine (VMs), Google Kubernetes Engine (containers), Google App Engine (PaaS), and Google Cloud Functions (FaaS).

Business Official Blog June 11, 2018

OCTO: Google Cloud’s two-way innovation street - Story of the "Office of the CTO", or OCTO, a team made up of senior Google technology experts and former enterprise CTOs.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog June 4, 2018

Introducing VPC-native clusters for Google Kubernetes Engine - New capability introduced to create VPC-native clusters in Kubernetes Engine.

Official Blog Stackdriver June 4, 2018

Gain visibility and take control of Stackdriver costs with new metrics and tools - New metrics and views to understand Stackdriver usage and it will be helpful in context of the new pricing.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog June 4, 2018

Cloud Source Repositories: more than just a private Git repository - Cloud Source Repositories, fully-managed private Git repositories hosted on Google Cloud Platform (GCP), is tightly integrated with other GCP tools.

Official Blog SRE June 4, 2018

Troubleshooting tips: Help your cloud provider help you - Tips for communicating with cloud provider support team.

Official Blog SRE June 4, 2018

Troubleshooting tips: How to talk so your cloud provider will listen (and understand) - Practical tips on communicating with cloud providers since cloud presents a new way of working for IT teams shifting away from legacy systems.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog June 4, 2018

Kubernetes best practices: upgrading your clusters with zero downtime - How Google Kubernetes Engine can make upgrading your Kubernetes cluster painless!

Google Cloud IoT IoT Official Blog June 4, 2018

Securing cloud-connected devices with Cloud IoT and Microchip - Overview on Security aspects for cloud-connected devices.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog May 28, 2018

Google Kubernetes Engine 1.10 is generally available and ready for the enterprise - General availability of Google Kubernetes Engine 1.10, which lays the foundation for new features to enable greater enterprise usage.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Virtual Private Cloud May 28, 2018

Introducing Shared VPC for Google Kubernetes Engine - Shared Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is available in beta to help Google Kubernetes Engine tackle scale and reliability needs of container networking for enterprise workloads.

Dialogflow Official Blog May 28, 2018

Dialogflow adds versioning and other new features to help enterprises build vibrant conversational experiences - Dialogflow adds versioning and other new features.

Business Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 28, 2018

Google Cloud named a leader in latest Forrester Research Public Cloud Platform Native Security Wave - Forrester Research has named Google Cloud as one of just two leaders in The Forrester WaveTM: Public Cloud Platform Native Security (PCPNS), Q2 2018 report.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 28, 2018

Better cost control with Google Cloud Billing programmatic notifications - Newly available programmatic budget notifications to Google Cloud Billing will help in cost control.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog May 28, 2018

Get higher availability with Regional Persistent Disks on Google Kubernetes Engine - Beta launch of Regional Persistent Disks for Kubernetes Engine.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog May 28, 2018

Beyond CPU: horizontal pod autoscaling with custom metrics in Google Kubernetes Engine - Beta release of Horizontal Pod Autoscaler (HPA) on Kubernetes Engine 1.10, you can configure your deployments to scale horizontally in a variety of ways.

Kubernetes Official Blog May 28, 2018

Kubernetes best practices: mapping external services - Kubernetes best practices with respect to mapping external services.

Official Blog Stackdriver May 28, 2018

Stackdriver brings powerful alerting capabilities to the condition editor UI - Beta version of Stackdriver new alerting condition configuration UI.

Google Cloud ML Official Blog TPU May 28, 2018

Cloud ML Engine adds Cloud TPU support for training - Cloud Machine Learning Engine (ML Engine) offers the option to accelerate training with Cloud TPUs as a beta feature.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 28, 2018

Google Cloud Platform and Confluent partner to deliver a managed Apache Kafka service - Confluent Cloud, a fully-managed streaming service based on Apache Kafka is available.

Official Blog Storage May 21, 2018

Three steps to prepare your users for cloud data migration - Essential steps you can take to successfully move your enterprise users to cloud.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 21, 2018

Opening a third zone in Singapore - Google opens a third zone in the Singapore region.

Google App Engine Official Blog May 21, 2018

Increase performance while reducing costs with the new App Engine scheduler - Next generation scheduler for App Engine Standard which increase performance while reducing costs.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog May 21, 2018

Introducing ultramem Google Compute Engine machine types - Beta availability of a new family of Google Compute Engine machine types called n1-ultramem which allows you to provision VMs with up to 160 vCPUs and nearly 4TB of RAM.

Networking Official Blog May 21, 2018

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

Official Blog Stackdriver May 21, 2018

Getting more value from your Stackdriver logs with structured data - Google Stackdriver Logging just made it easier than ever to send and analyze structured log data.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 21, 2018

Google Maps Platform now integrated with the GCP Console - Google Maps Platform includes simplified products, tighter integration with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) services and tools.

Kubernetes Official Blog May 21, 2018

Kubernetes best practices: terminating with grace - How to help Kubernetes do its job more efficiently and reduce the downtime your applications experience.

Google Cloud Spanner Official Blog May 21, 2018

Sharding of timestamp-ordered data in Cloud Spanner - How to efficiently insert and retrieve records in Cloud Spanner with timestamp ordering.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 21, 2018

Google Cloud for Life Sciences: new products and new partners - New products and new partners for Google Cloud for Life Sciences.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 14, 2018

GCP is building a region in Zürich - New Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region is announced to be build in Zürich.

Official Blog SRE May 14, 2018

Defining SLOs for services with dependencies - CRE life lessons - How to define and manage SLOs for services with dependencies.

Google Container Builder Official Blog May 14, 2018

Building a serverless mobile development pipeline on GCP: new solution documentation - How to use Container Builder product to automate the build and distribution of the beta versions of your mobile application.

DevOps Official Blog SRE May 14, 2018

SRE vs. DevOps: competing standards or close friends? - What exactly is SRE and how does it relate to DevOps?

Cloud Memorystore Official Blog May 14, 2018

Introducing Cloud Memorystore: A fully managed in-memory data store service for Redis - Public beta version of Cloud Memorystore for Redis, a fully-managed in-memory data store service.

DevOps Google Compute Engine Official Blog May 14, 2018

Using Jenkins on Google Compute Engine for distributed builds - Compute Engine Plugin, helping you to provision, configure and scale Jenkins build environments on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Kubernetes Official Blog May 14, 2018

Kubernetes best practices: Resource requests and limits - How to solve certain Kubernetes problems using resource requests and limits.

Google Container Builder Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog May 14, 2018

Exploring container security: Isolation at different layers of the Kubernetes stack - What kind of security isolation containers do provide, and, in the event that it’s not enough, where to look for stronger isolation.

BigQuery NoSQL Official Blog Stackdriver May 14, 2018

Transform publicly available BigQuery data and Stackdriver logs into graph databases with Neo4j - GCP announced availability of Neo4j Enterprise VM solution and Test Drive on Google Cloud. Launcher.

Firebase Official Blog May 14, 2018

What’s new in Firebase at I/O 2018 - Number of improvements to Firebase announced at I/O 2018.

Firebase Machine Learning Official Blog May 14, 2018

Introducing ML Kit for Firebase - ML Kit is in beta: a new SDK that brings Google's machine learning expertise to mobile developers in a powerful, yet easy-to-use package on Firebase.

Kubernetes Official Blog May 7, 2018

Introducing the Kubernetes Podcast from Google - Launch of Kubernetes Podcast from Google from this week.

API Business Official Blog May 7, 2018

Apigee named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management for the third consecutive time - Gartner has recognized Apigee as a Leader in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management.

Docker Kubernetes Official Blog May 7, 2018

Open-sourcing gVisor, a sandboxed container runtime - gVisor, a new kind of sandbox that helps provide secure isolation for containers, while being more lightweight than a virtual machine (VM).

Kubernetes Official Blog Stackdriver May 7, 2018

Announcing Stackdriver Kubernetes Monitoring: Comprehensive Kubernetes observability from the start - Beta release of Stackdriver Kubernetes Monitoring, which lets you observe Kubernetes.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog May 7, 2018

Exploring container security: Using Cloud Security Command Center (and five partner tools) to detect and manage an attack - How to detect, respond to, and mitigate suspected threats for containers running in production.

Google Container Registry Official Blog May 7, 2018

Introducing Asylo: an open-source framework for confidential computing - Asylo is an open-source framework and SDK for developing applications that run in trusted execution environments (TEEs).

Kubernetes Official Blog May 7, 2018

Kubernetes best practices: Setting up health checks with readiness and liveness probes - Kubernetes Best Practices for setting up health checks with readiness and liveness probes.

Firebase IoT Official Blog May 7, 2018

Music in motion: a Firebase and IoT story - A project with Firebase and IoT

Cloud Composer Official Blog May 7, 2018

Cloud Composer is now in beta: build and run practical workflows with minimal effort - Beta launch of Cloud Composer, a managed Apache Airflow service, to make workflow creation and management easy, powerful, and consistent.

Google App Engine Google Cloud Vision API Official Blog May 7, 2018

Building an image search application using Cloud Vision API - How Cloud Vision API's label detection feature can be used in conjunction with App Engine.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 7, 2018

Announcing SAP CodeJams for Google Cloud Platform: learn to integrate SAP HANA with GCP - SAP CodeJams are events designed by developers for developers, and they’re free to attend.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog May 7, 2018

Queue your questions: common queries from Google Cloud customers - Common queries from Google Cloud customers.

Google Cloud Bigtable Official Blog May 7, 2018

Regional replication for Cloud Bigtable now in beta - Regional replication now in beta for Cloud Bigtable which enables asynchronous replication across zones within a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region.

Google Compute Engine Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog May 7, 2018

Expanding our GPU portfolio with NVIDIA Tesla V100 - NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPUs are now publicly available in beta on Compute Engine and Kubernetes Engine, and NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPUs are now generally available.

GCP Experience Official Blog May 7, 2018

Scale big while staying small with serverless on GCP — the Guesswork.co story - Guesswork which is a machine learning startup evolved GCP application architecture to support the changing needs of his growing customer base while still staying cost-effective.

Kubernetes Official Blog April 30, 2018

Exploring container security: Running a tight ship with Kubernetes Engine 1.10 - Best practices for hardening your Kubernetes Engine cluster.

Kubernetes Official Blog April 30, 2018

Introducing Kubernetes Service Catalog and Google Cloud Platform Service Broker: find and connect services to your cloud-native apps - New services framework: Kubernetes Service Catalog, a collection of services available to Kubernetes running on GCP, and the Google Cloud Platform Service Broker, a hosted service that connects to a variety of GCP services.

Official Blog Stackdriver April 30, 2018

Announcing variable substitution in Stackdriver alerting notifications - New features to make Stackdriver alerting notifications more descriptive, useful and actionable.

Kubernetes Official Blog April 30, 2018

Kubernetes best practices: Organizing with Namespaces - How Kubernetes Namespaces can make managing your Kubernetes resources easier.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog April 30, 2018

Registration for the Associate Cloud Engineer beta exam is now open - Registration for the Associate Cloud Engineer beta exam is now open. Associate Cloud Engineer is an entry point to professional-level cloud certifications such as Cloud Architect and Data Engineer.

Kubernetes Official Blog April 30, 2018

Kubernetes Application Survey 2018 Results - Kubernetes Application Survey 2018 Results.

BigQuery Official Blog April 30, 2018

Accessing external (federated) data sources with BigQuery’s data access layer - Description of how to use data access layer in BigQuery without moving your data to a BigQuery dataset.

Machine Learning Official Blog TensorFlow April 30, 2018

Now live in Tokyo: using TensorFlow to predict taxi demand

Official Blog April 23, 2018

Improving the Google Cloud Storage backend for HashiCorp Vault - Improvements to the existing Google Cloud Storage backend for HashiCorp Vault, including high availability.

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Official Blog April 23, 2018

Exploring container security: Protecting and defending your Kubernetes Engine network - Container networking security of Kubernetes Engine.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog April 23, 2018

Kubernetes best practices: How and why to build small container images - How to create production-ready container images using Alpine Linux and the Docker builder pattern.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Security April 16, 2018

Best practices for securing your Google Cloud databases - Best practices to help protect and defend the databases you host on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Data Loss Prevention API Google Cloud Functions Official Blog April 16, 2018

How to automatically scan Cloud Storage buckets for sensitive data: Taking charge of your security - Automate data classification using the DLP API and Cloud Functions.

GCP Experience Official Blog Serverless April 16, 2018

What we learned doing serverless — the Smart Parking story - Understanding the intent and design of the serverless services to greatly improve the quality of code.

GCP Experience Official Blog Serverless April 16, 2018

Implementing an event-driven architecture on serverless — the Smart Parking story - Explore how to build an event-driven architecture on serverless services to solve a complex, real-world problem.

GCP Experience Official Blog Serverless April 16, 2018

Cloud-native architecture with serverless microservices — the Smart Parking story - Overview on event-driven architecture using serverless microservices on GCP.

Google Container Builder Official Blog April 16, 2018

Exploring container security: Digging into Grafeas container image metadata - Grafeas, an open-source project that provides a structured metadata API for container images.

Kubernetes Official Blog April 16, 2018

Whitepaper: Running your modern .NET Application on Kubernetes - Containerizing, orchestration, autoscaling modern .NET Application on Kubernetes.

Google App Engine Official Blog April 16, 2018

Reflecting on our ten year App Engine journey - Oldest product on Google Cloud Platform celebrates 10th anniversary.

BigQuery Official Blog April 16, 2018

BigQuery lazy data loading: SQL data languages (DDL and DML), partitions, and half a trillion Wikipedia pageviews - Analyze a 4 terabyte dataset of Wikipedia pageviews with BigQuery.

Networking Official Blog April 9, 2018

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

GCP Experience Official Blog April 9, 2018

Oro: How GCP smoothed our path to PCI DSS compliance - GCP makes it easy to achieve PCI DSS compliance.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Security April 9, 2018

Exploring container security: Node and container operating systems - With containers, security is two folds with OS at node and container level.

DevOps Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog April 9, 2018

Now, you can deploy to Kubernetes Engine from GitLab with a few clicks - GitLab and Google Cloud have announced a new integration of GitLab and Kubernetes Engine that makes it easy for you to accelerate your application deployments by provisioning Kubernetes clusters from your DevOps pipeline supported by GitLab.

Official Blog Stackdriver April 9, 2018

Viewing trace spans and request logs in multi-project deployments - Stackdriver Trace, tool for analyzing latency data from your applications, can now visualize traces and logs for requests that cross multiple projects, all in a single waterfall chart.

Google Cloud Dataproc Machine Learning Official Blog April 9, 2018

Using BigDL for deep learning with Apache Spark and Google Cloud Dataproc - BigDL, a distributed deep learning library can be used to write deep learning applications as standard Spark programs in either Scala or Python and directly run them on top of Cloud Dataproc clusters.

Official Blog April 9, 2018

Stretching Elastic’s capabilities with historical analysis, backups, and cross-cloud monitoring on Google Cloud Platform - Elastic Cloud on GCP lets you deploy and manage a secure cluster running on Google infrastructure with the latest version of Elasticsearch and Kibana.

Kubernetes Official Blog April 9, 2018

Fixing the Subpath Volume Vulnerability in Kubernetes - The vulnerability that allowed "container to access any file available on the host, including volumes for other containers that it should not have access to" has been fixed and released in the latest Kubernetes patch releases.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog April 2, 2018

Kubernetes Engine Private Clusters now available in beta - With Kubernetes Engine Private Clusters which are now in Beta, cluster’s nodes can only be accessed from within the trusted Virtual Private Cloud.

Official Blog Security April 2, 2018

Getting to know Cloud Armor — defense at scale for internet-facing services - Cloud Armor is new DDoS and application defense service.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Security April 2, 2018

Monitor your GCP environment with Cloud Security Command Center - Monitor GCP environment with recently released Cloud Security Command Center Alpha.

Official Blog April 2, 2018

Introducing Cloud Text-to-Speech powered by DeepMind WaveNet technology - Cloud Text-to-Speech now also includes WaveNet which synthesizes more natural-sounding speech.

Google Cloud Spanner Official Blog April 2, 2018

How we used Cloud Spanner to build our email personalization system—from “Soup” to nuts - Tokyo-based Recruit Technologies Co., Ltd., migrated their email marketing platform to Cloud Spanner. This article explores the key aspects of migration and takeaways.

Official Blog Stackdriver April 2, 2018

Introducing Stackdriver APM and Stackdriver Profiler - Stackdriver Profiler is new addition to APM toolkit, which lets you profile and explore how your code actually executes in production, to optimize performance and reduce cost of computation.

API Official Blog April 2, 2018

API design: Which version of versioning is right for you? - This article explores opinions about the right way to version to APIs and practical advice.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog April 2, 2018

Exploring container security: An overview - Overview on securing containers running in Google Kubernetes Engine.

Official Blog Stackdriver April 2, 2018

How to export logs from Stackdriver Logging: new solution documentation - Explore best practices for common logging export scenarios.

Cloud AutoML Official Blog April 2, 2018

AutoML Vision in action: from ramen to branded goods - AutoML Vision lets users customize ML models, this article explores how it can help in real world scenarios.

BigQuery Dataflow Official Blog April 2, 2018

How Tokopedia modernized its data warehouse and analytics processes with BigQuery and Cloud Dataflow - Tokopedia is leading online marketplace in Indonesia, the article explores their modernization journey of data warehouse and analytics processes with BigQuery and Cloud Dataflow.

Google Cloud Dataproc Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog April 2, 2018

Testing future Apache Spark releases and changes on Google Kubernetes Engine and Cloud Dataproc - Know how to test future Apache Spark releases and changes on Google Kubernetes Engine and Cloud Dataproc.

Google Cloud Dataflow Official Blog TensorFlow April 2, 2018

Predicting community engagement on Reddit using TensorFlow, GDELT, and Cloud Dataflow: Part 3 - Part 3 of article series which explores predicting community engagement on Reddit using TensorFlow, GDELT, and Cloud Dataflow.

Kubernetes Official Blog April 2, 2018

Simplifying machine learning on open hybrid clouds with Kubeflow - Kubeflow is an open-source project to make it easier to use machine learning software stacks like TensorFlow, Scikit-Learn, and others, all on Kubernetes.

BigQuery Dataflow Google Cloud Spanner Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog April 2, 2018

Architecting live NCAA predictions: from archives to insights - Article explores architecting NCAA real-time predictions, achieved through a few months of data ingestion, ETL, analysis, and modeling.

Kubernetes Official Blog April 2, 2018

Kubernetes 1.10: Stabilizing Storage, Security, and Networking - Kubernetes 1.10 version stabilizes features in 3 key areas, including storage, security, and networking.

Kubernetes Official Blog April 2, 2018

Kubernetes 1.10: an insider take on what's new - Highlights of a newly introduced elements of the Kubernetes 1.10 release.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog March 26, 2018

Easy HPC clusters on GCP with Slurm - Explore how you can easily manage HPC clusters on GCP with Slurm which is a leading open-source HPC workload manager.

Google Cloud Dataflow Official Blog March 26, 2018

Joining and shuffling very large datasets using Cloud Dataflow - With new service Cloud Dataflow Shuffle now it's faster and more efficient to join and shuffle very large datasets.

Official Blog Stackdriver March 19, 2018

Announcing new Stackdriver pricing — visibility for less - Introducing simplified pricing for Stackdriver Monitoring and Logging, and bringing advanced functionality that was limited to a premium pricing tier to all Stackdriver users.

Kubernetes Official Blog March 19, 2018

Introducing Agones: Open-source, multiplayer, dedicated game-server hosting built on Kubernetes - Agones is new open-source project that uses Kubernetes to host and scale dedicated game servers.

Kubernetes Official Blog March 19, 2018

Introducing Skaffold: Easy and repeatable Kubernetes development - Skaffold is new command line tool that facilitates continuous development for Kubernetes applications.

Firebase Official Blog March 19, 2018

Announcing the Remote Config REST API - With Firebase Remote Config REST API you can now update your Remote Config values.

Cloud Source Repositories Google Container Builder Official Blog March 19, 2018

Automatic serverless deployments with Cloud Source Repositories and Container Builder - Example of deployment pipeline which uses build triggers in Cloud Container Builder to deploy a function to Cloud Functions when source code is pushed to a "prod" branch in Cloud Repository.

Google Cloud ML Official Blog March 19, 2018

Hyperparameter tuning on Google Cloud Platform is now faster and smarter - Know about unique capability offered by Cloud ML Engine called hyperparameter tuning.

Google Cloud Dataflow Official Blog TensorFlow March 19, 2018

Predicting community engagement on Reddit using TensorFlow, GDELT, and Cloud Dataflow: Part 1 - Explore approach of using TensorFlow, GDELT, and Cloud Dataflow to predict community engagement on Reddit.

Big Data Business Official Blog March 19, 2018

Solutions : Build a Marketing Data Warehouse on Google Cloud Platform - Using fictional online cosmetics retailer as example of how to leverage Google Cloud Products to get key insights.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog March 19, 2018

How to migrate your first application in 5 simple steps - Advice based on life experience when moving applications to cloud.

Official Blog Stackdriver March 19, 2018

Best practices for working with Google Cloud Audit Logging - Learn about best practices for Google Cloud Audit Logging.

Business Official Blog March 12, 2018

Expanding the reach of Google Cloud Platform’s HIPAA-compliant offerings for healthcare - Learn about Google Cloud Platform’s HIPAA-compliant offerings for healthcare.

Google Cloud Storage Official Blog March 12, 2018

Optimizing your Cloud Storage performance: Google Cloud Performance Atlas - Explore tips on optimizing your Google Cloud Storage performance.

IAM Official Blog March 12, 2018

Getting to know Cloud IAM - Learn about implementing Cloud IAM in GCP environment.

BigQuery GCP Experience Official Blog March 12, 2018

How Color uses the new Variant Transforms tool for breakthrough clinical data science with BigQuery - GCP Customer Story: Use of new Variant Transforms tool for breakthrough clinical data science with BigQuery.

Machine Learning Official Blog TensorFlow March 12, 2018

Comparing regression and classification on US elections data with TensorFlow Estimators - Using TensorFlow Estimators for Comparing regression and classification on US elections data.

Business Official Blog March 5, 2018

Google Cloud’s Response to Australian Privacy Principles (APP) and Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) Requirements - Whitepaper: Google Cloud’s compliance with Australian Privacy Principles (APP) and Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) Requirements.

Google Cloud ML Official Blog March 5, 2018

Cloud poetry: training and hyperparameter tuning custom text models on Cloud ML Engine - Learn how to train and achieve hyper parameter tuning custom text models on Cloud ML Engine.

Big Data Official Blog March 5, 2018

How to handle mutating JSON schemas in a streaming pipeline, with Square Enix - Explore how Square Enix supports handling of mutating JSON schemas in a streaming pipeline.

Official Blog Stackdriver March 5, 2018

Queue-based scaling made easy with new Stackdriver per-group metrics - Learn how to achieve queue-based scaling with new Stackdriver per-group metrics.

AWS Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Feb. 26, 2018

Creating a single pane of glass for your multi-cloud Kubernetes workloads with Cloudflare - How to enable a multi-cloud configuration using Cloudfare load balancer to front Kubernetes-based workloads in both Google Kubernetes Engine and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Google Compute Engine Official Blog Feb. 26, 2018

Managing your Compute Engine instances just got easier - Learn about a new feature called instance templates, that helps creating instances from existing instance templates, and creating instance templates based on existing VM instances.

Google Cloud Spanner Google Cloud Storage Official Blog Feb. 26, 2018

How Google Cloud Storage offers strongly consistent object listing thanks to Spanner - Secret behind the strong list consistency offered by Google Cloud Storage.

Firebase Official Blog Feb. 26, 2018

Where is the best place to get help with Firebase? - Where to get help regarding Firebase from community.

Official Blog SRE Feb. 12, 2018

Applying the Escalation Policy — CRE life lessons - CRE Life Lessons: Explore some scenarios to apply the Escalation Policy

Google Cloud Platform Java Official Blog Feb. 12, 2018

Announcing Spring Cloud GCP—integrating your favorite Java framework with Google Cloud - Announcement: Spring Cloud GCP is available and provides integrations between popular Spring libraries and GCP services.

GCP Experience Google Cloud Platform Official Blog Feb. 12, 2018

Why we used Elastifile Cloud File System on GCP to power drug discovery - Learn about how Silicon Therapeutics achieved performance and management benefits they realized from using the Elastifile Cloud File System and CloudConnect.

BigQuery Official Blog Feb. 12, 2018

Bitcoin in BigQuery: blockchain analytics on public data - The Bitcoin blockchain data are now available for exploration with BigQuery. Learn about some interesting queries and analysis.

Official Blog TensorFlow Feb. 12, 2018

Easy distributed training with TensorFlow using tf.estimator.train_and_evaluate on Cloud ML Engine - Know about tf.estimator.train_and_evaluate function, which simplifies training, evaluation, and exporting of Estimator models.

Official Blog Security Feb. 5, 2018

12 best practices for user account, authorization and password management - Learn about best practices for user account, authorization and password management and how Google Cloud Platform helps you implement these practices.

IAM Official Blog Feb. 5, 2018

Toward effective cloud governance: designing policies for GCP customers large and small - Few references to articles that shows you how to design GCP policies that meet the policy requirements of organization.

NET Official Blog Feb. 5, 2018

White paper: Modernizing your .NET Application for Google Cloud - White paper: Modernizing your .NET Application for Google Cloud

IAM Official Blog Feb. 5, 2018

Finer-grained security using custom roles for Cloud IAM - Learn about custom roles which offers finer-grained access control for remixing permissions across all GCP services.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog Security Feb. 5, 2018

Use Forseti to make sure your Google Kubernetes Engine clusters are updated for “Meltdown" and “Spectre” - How to use Forseti Security, an open-source security toolkit developed by Google Cloud security team to identify any Kubernetes Engine clusters that have not yet been patched for “Meltdown" and “Spectre”.

BigQuery Official Blog Feb. 5, 2018

How to process weather satellite data in real-time in BigQuery - Example of processing weather satellite data in real-time in BigQuery. Data is from the GOES-16 geostationary satellite and is freely available on Google Cloud.

Google Kubernetes Engine GPU Official Blog

GPUs as a service with Kubernetes Engine are now generally available - General availability of GPUs in Google Kubernetes Engine.

DevOps Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog

Enhancing Spinnaker’s Kubernetes support to ease app deployments - Understanding CI/CD for Kubernetes with Spinnaker.

Kubernetes Official Blog

Best practices for building Kubernetes Operators and stateful apps - Best practices for writing your own operator to manage a Kubernetes application.

Google Cloud Storage Official Blog

HDFS vs. Cloud Storage: Pros, cons and migration tips - The pros and cons of Cloud Storage vs. HDFS.

Google Cloud Dataproc Official Blog

Customer Managed Encryption Keys (CMEK) for Dataproc is now generally available - The latest is Cloud Dataproc Customer Managed Encryption Keys (CMEK), a feature that is now generally available.

Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog

Containerd available for beta testing in Google Kubernetes Engine - Beta launch of containerd on Container-Optimized OS for Kubernetes Engine 1.11.

Cloud Scheduler Official Blog

Announcing Cloud Scheduler: a modern, managed cron service for automated batch jobs - Announcement of Cloud Scheduler, a fully managed cron job service that allows any application to invoke batch, big data and cloud infrastructure operations.

Networking Official Blog

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

Kubernetes Official Blog TPU

Introducing AI Hub and Kubeflow Pipelines: Making AI simpler, faster, and more useful for businesses - Making AI more useful with Kubeflow Pipelines and API.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog

Choosing your cloud app migration order - How to decide the order in which you migrate applications into the public cloud?

GCP Experience Official Blog

Picture what the cloud can do: How the New York Times is using Google Cloud to find untold stories in millions of archived photos - How the New York Times is using Google Cloud to allow them to securely store their images, provide them with a better interface for finding photos, and find new insights.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog

Google Cloud IoT and Microchip bring simple and secure cloud connectivity to 8-bit MCU with the AVR-IoT WG kit - Secure cloud connectivity to 8-bit MCU with the AVR-IoT WG kit.

Google Cloud Dataproc Official Blog

Extending the SQL capabilities of your Cloud Dataproc cluster with the Presto optional component - Presto Distributed SQL Query Engine for Big Data is now available in public beta as an optional component for Cloud Dataproc.

Cloud Composer Official Blog

Using upstream Apache Airflow Hooks and Operators in Cloud Composer - Walk through an example of how Cloud Composer makes building a pipeline across public clouds easier.

BigQuery Official Blog

Finding data insights faster with BigQuery and GCP Marketplace solutions - GCP Marketplace offers other options to get data into BigQuery.

Google Compute Engine Official Blog

New for Persistent Disk and Compute Engine: Control the storage location of your disk snapshots - With new snapshot feature in beta, you can now specify storage location of your disk snapshots for GCE.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog

Last Month Today: December on GCP - Recap of GCP in December 2018

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog

New Year’s resolutions for the Google Cloud crowd - Guide on operating a faster, more efficient cloud infrastructure.

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog

Watch and learn: App dev on GCP - Top videos on what’s new in application development on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to find tips and tricks.

Google App Engine Official Blog

Introducing WebSockets support for App Engine Flexible Environment - App Engine Flexible Environment now supports the WebSocket protocol in beta.

BigQuery Official Blog

Introducing six new cryptocurrencies in BigQuery Public Datasets—and how to analyze them - The six cryptocurrency blockchain datasets now available for Bitcoin Cash, Dash, Dogecoin, Ethereum Classic, Litecoin, and Zcash.

Official Blog Stackdriver

Stackdriver Profiler adds more languages and new analysis features - Stackdriver Profiler Supports now Node.js, Python (coming soon), and App Engine Standard Java.

API Official Blog

Analyze this—expanding the power of your API data with new Apigee analytics features - Google Cloud’s Apigee team added new data export and asynchronous reporting beta features to the Apigee API management platform’s analytics capabilities.

Cloud Services Platform Official Blog

Cloud Services Platform—bringing hybrid cloud to you - Cloud Services Platform is now available in beta.

Google Cloud Speech API Official Blog

Making AI-powered speech more accessible—now with more options, lower prices, and new languages and voices - Cloud Speech-to-Text and Text-to-Speech products are getting more accessible to companies around the world, with more features, more voices, more languages, and at lower prices.

 

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