Welcome to issue #22 February, 27th 2017

Main news from last week is that Google Compute Engine got loaded with Nvidia's GPU and Intel's Skylake processors.

 

News

Google Compute Engine

Google Cloud Platform is the first cloud provider to offer Intel Skylake - Intel's processors Skylake now available on Google Cloud Platform which brings improved performance for demanding calculations

Google Compute Engine

GPUs are now available for Google Compute Engine and Cloud Machine Learning - GPUs are finally available on Google Cloud Platform. Up to 8 GPU's per GCE VM, with 0.7$ per hour/GPU

Google Cloud supports $3M in grant credits for the NSF BIGDATA program - Google Cloud Platform will cooperate with NSF (National Science Foundation) on Big Data projects

 

Articles, Tutorials

Google Compute Engine

Three steps to help secure Elasticsearch on Google Cloud Platform - Some of best practices of how to improve Elasticsearch security

BigQuery

The Rise and Fall of New York City (311 complaints) - Lots of interesting insights with New York open data

Dataflow Machine Learning TensorFlow

Using Google Cloud Machine Learning to predict clicks at scale - Step by step example of how to training Tensfor flow models on Google Cloud Platform

BigQuery Dataflow Kubernetes

Adding machine learning to a serverless data analysis pipeline - When you put together Pub/Sub, Kubernetes, Dataflow, BigQuery you get serverless data analysis pipeline

BigQuery

The top weekend programming languages — based on GitHub’s activity - Playing with BigQuery and Stackoverflow data

Google App Engine

@task, a replacement for defer - improving App Engine's deferred library for background tasks

Google App Engine

How to create a custom private Google Home Action with API.AI and Google App Engine

RoboTagger: Using Google Vision for Fun and Profit - Tagging old pictures with the help of Google Cloud Vision API, code is here: https://github.com/tjotala/lr-robotagger

BigQuery

BigQuery, Looker and Big Data’s Rediscovery of Data Warehousing and Semantic Models … at Google Scale

Migration to Google Cloud Platform — Overview - From AWS

Google App Engine

Dude, I sharded… (part 1) - Example of using sharding on Datastore and Google App Engine

Stackdriver

Tracing gRPC calls in Golang with Google Stackdriver

Dataflow

Using Dataflow in Clojure to process Google’s huge new WikiReading dataset

Monitoring Stackdriver with BigQuery

From Monolith to Microservices

 

Slides, Videos, Audio

Google Cloud and Data Pipeline Patterns

Docker

Pragmatic Microservices at FashionTrade - Friso van Vollenhoven

Google Cloud Spanner

Google Cloud Spanner Preview

Google Cloud Spanner

GCP podcast #62 - Cloud Spanner with Deepti Srivastava

  
 

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