Welcome to issue #126 February 25th, 2019

Cloud Services Platform going beta, new languages for Speech & Text and sessions schedule for Cloud Next '19.



Cloud Services Platform Official Blog

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

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 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.


Announcing Knative v0.4 Release

Business Official Blog

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

Google Cloud Platform Official Blog

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


Hey, BigQuery! - Get hands-on training with the new BigQuery for Data Analysis quest with Qwiklabs.

Articles, Tutorials

Cloud Services Platform

Google Cloud Platform Hybrid Management - Overview of Cloud Services Platform.

Kubernetes Networking Official Blog Security

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


Back to Microservices with Istio (Part 1) - How Istio provides a solution to the complexities of microservice based application.


Serverless on Kubernetes using Fission - Article describes process of setting up Fission (Kubernetes Framework) on GKE.

Beginner Google Kubernetes Engine Terraform Tutorial

Google Kubernetes Engine; Explain Like I’m Five! - Creating your first managed Kubernetes cluster on Google Kubernetes Engine using Terraform, this is what we are going to cover in this tutorial.


Hands on Knative — Part 3 - Tutorial goes through Knative Build feature.

Cloud Scheduler Go Terraform

Writing my first Terraform Resource - Using Terraform custom plugin to create Cloud Scheduler job.

Cloud Spanner

Impossible read and write isolation phenomena with Cloud Spanner - How the 6 transaction isolation phenomenon aren’t allowed in Cloud Spanner.


How to Automate Neo4j Deploys on Google Cloud Platform - Different was to deploy Neo4j on GCP.

Compute Engine

How to move Google Cloud images to other accounts - Moving GCE images to between accounts.

Google Cloud Platform

How to make a self-destructing VM on Google Cloud Platform - Launching compute instances that have preset lifespans.

App Engine Cloud Tasks PHP

Using Google Cloud Tasks in Laravel PHP - Setting up the asynchronous task processing for PHP on GCP.

Cloud Spanner PHP

Colopl open sourced a Cloud Spanner driver for Laravel framework - Open source PHP driver for Cloud Spanner

App Engine

Connecting GitHub Actions to Google App Engine - How to connect GitHub Actions to Google App Engine.

App Engine Cloud Build DevOps

Setting up a CI/CD for GAE and Cloud Functions with Google Cloud Build - Using GAE and Serverless with Google Cloud Build to set-up CI/CD.

Cloud Functions Javascript

How to web scrape with Puppeteer in Google Cloud Functions - Puppeteer combined with Google Cloud Functions to do web scraping.

Big Data Cloud Security Command Center Security

Google Cloud Platform Security Operations Center Data Lake - Some thoughts regarding security when building data lake on Google Cloud Platform.

Apache Beam Big Data Cloud Dataflow Official Blog

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.

Cloud Dataflow

How I Should Have Orchestrated my ETL Pipeline Better with Cloud Dataflow Template - Creating Cloud Dataflow Template for ETL pipeline.

BigQuery Cloud Composer Cloud SQL

Copy data from Cloud SQL to BigQuery using Apache Airflow - Using Apache airflow to copy data from Cloud SQL to BigQuery.

IoT Official Blog TensorFlow

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.


The real top Stack Overflow questions - Using BigQuery to analyze most popular question on Stack Overflow.

BigQuery Cloud Functions Cloud Scheduler

How To Control Access To BigQuery At Row Level With Groups - How to integrate this group membership data with Authorized Views, via Google Groups and the G Suite Admin API (or the Cloud Identity API), in order to create a row level access control scheme based on groups.

BigQuery Cloud Pub/Sub Dataflow

Machine learning pipeline for predicting bike usage from weather forecasts: Part 1 - Create a data pipeline using Pub/Sub, Dataflow and Bigquery to automatically monitor and store TFL bike hire and weather data.

App Engine Compute Engine Google Kubernetes Engine Security

Google Cloud Platform Container and VM Threat Detection And Protection - Description of security layers which Google is using to detect and protect against threats across Google Compute Engine instances, Kubernetes Containers and Google App Engine.

Cloud Services Platform Infrastructure

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

Business Google Cloud Platform Official Blog

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

Slides, Videos, Audio

Google Cloud Platform

GCP Podcast - #163 - Cloud SQL with Amy Krishnamohan


Kubernetes Podcast - #28 TriggerMesh, with Sebastien Goasguen

Cloud Functions

Developing Event driven Applications with Google Cloud Functions


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