Welcome to issue #322 November 28th, 2022

It's unusual, but no real official news from last week so we'll jump straight into community articles.


Articles, Tutorials

Infrastructure, Networking, Security, Kubernetes

Anthos Google Kubernetes Engine Official Blog

How GKE & Anthos Container-Aware Load balancing Increases Applications’ Reliability - This blog focuses on the optimization of the network connectivity performance to containers hosted on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).

CI Gitlab Terraform

Running Terraform CICD pipelines On GCP with Gitlab - Automating deployments and management resources on GCP by leveraging GitOps and Terraform.

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes Security

GKE Security Posture Management : Automatic Detection of GKE Security Concerns - Using GKE Security Posture Management to view security status of GKE clusters and workloads.

Compute Engine Infrastructure Networking VPC

Using a multi-nic VM as a gateway between VPCs in Google Cloud - Create a Gateway between two or more VPC networks without using peering or VPN connection.


Identifying Late Arriving Log Sources - Identify sources of ‘late arriving’ data in your Chronicle SIEM.

App Development, Serverless, Databases, DevOps

Cloud Run Official Blog

Build a chat server with Cloud Run - In this article, we will explain how to build a chat server with Cloud Run using Python as the development language.

Official Blog Workflows

Workflows patterns and best practices - Part 1 - In this series of blog posts, we summarize Workflows and service orchestrations patterns and point to relevant content.

Dialogflow Official Blog

Solving internal search problems with Dialogflow - See how you can use a question answering tool to apply to the challenge of surfacing the right internal data for a specific query.

Machine Learning

Object detection with Angular, Firebase and Google Cloud Vision - Create a seamless app for object detection using Angular, Firebase and Google Cloud Vision. No pain, only gain.

Cloud Run Cloud Storage Machine Learning

Deploying serverless MLFlow on Google Cloud Platform using Cloud Run - Deploying MLFlow on top of Cloud Run, Cloud SQL, and Google Cloud Storage to obtain a fully managed, serverless service for experiment tracking and model repository.

API Gateway Cloud Run Javascript

NestJS with API Gateway - Deploying NestJS application on Cloud Run and API Gateway.

Cloud Spanner

Google Cloud: DML Operation limits in GCP Cloud Spanner (mutations) - This article explains mutation limits for Cloud Spanner.

App Engine Serverless

Cloud Run VS App Engine: What’s the lowest cost? - App Engine and Cloud Run are very similar and it could be hard to choose between them. Here a comparison about cost and much more!

Big Data, Analytics, ML&AI

Cloud IoT IoT

Migrate your business from GCP IoT Core 01 | Create Deployment and Connect Devices - A tutorial about the solution for migrating device connections from GCP IoT Core to EMQX Cloud with the same features equipped.

BigQuery dbt

Gee, stop building into production! - How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Deployment.


BigQuery Flex Slots with Cloud Functions - Taming spiking BigQuery workloads using Cloud Functions, metrics and the slot estimation tool.

BigQuery Data Science

BigQuery SQL Procedural Language to Simplify Data Engineering - Basic SQL Procedural Language statements in BigQuery.

BigQuery dbt

DBT ELT Tricks using Google Cloud Projects & DBT Macros — External Tables - DBT is the new and rising data tool of the Data Engineer (Analytics Engineer?) and I wanted to try using Macros for common ELT tasks.

BigQuery dbt Terraform

How to implement BigQuery Policy Tag with dbt and Terraform - Explore how you can implement an important data governance feature with BigQuery policy tag, dbt, and Terraform.

AI Machine Learning Vertex AI

How to use previously created artifacts with Vertex AI Pipelines - Using already created artifacts in Vertex AI Pipelines.

Document AI Machine Learning

Document AI Workbench - Example of using Document AI for parsing structured form.


GCP Professional Cloud Architect Certification: Guide - Looking for how to prepare for the latest version of Google Cloud Professional Architect Certification?

Slides, Videos, Audio

Kubernetes Podcast - #194 Kubernetes on Vessels, with Louis Bailleul.

Security Podcast - #98 How to Cloud IR or Why Attackers Become Cloud Native Faster?

GCP Life Podcast - #28 “Brun it down!” – In this episode we discuss; Amiga-2000-EATX, Twitter meltdown, GCVE Features, Private Marketplace, GKE Gateway, Next Generation Cloud, Broken Wheel, Interview with Adhish Panta.



Anthos clusters on bare metal - 1.13. Release 1.13.2 Anthos clusters on bare metal 1.13.2 is now available for download. Fixes: Ensured the kubeadmconfig Secret is deleted when a Cluster API node is removed. Known issues: For information about the latest known issues, see Anthos on bare metal known issues in the Troubleshooting section.

Cloud Asset Inventory - The following resource types are now publicly available through the Export APIs (ExportAssets, ListAssets, and BatchGetAssetsHistory), Feed API, and Search APIs (SearchAllResources, SearchAllIamPolicies).

Cloud Composer - We are currently experiencing an issue with gcloud CLI version 410.0.0. The following issue affects only CMEK-encrypted Composer environments for which a label update operation was performed in Composer 1 versions 1.18.3 and higher, and Composer 2 versions between 2.0.7 and 2.0.28.

Dialogflow - Dialogflow CX now integrates with GitHub.

Document AI - v1beta3. Expense Parser Releases As of November 18, 2022, for the Expense Parser, we have promoted our v1.3 Release Candidate version to a Stable version so that more customers can use it confidently. The Invoice Parser, for v1.3 and v1.4, now has the following quotas and limits: Maximum pages (online/synchronous requests): 15 Maximum pages (batch/offline/asynchronous requests): 200.

Cloud Functions - Cloud Functions has added support for a new runtime, Node.js 18, at the Preview release level.

Google Kubernetes Engine - GKE version 1.21.14-gke.9500 has an issue where Pods in certain conditions might get stuck terminating indefinitely, due to a Linux kernel bug. The Logs tab available for each cluster on the Kubernetes Engine > Clusters page now includes suggested queries for your logs.

Service Mesh - 1.15.x. 1.15.3-asm.6 is now available for in-cluster Anthos Service Mesh. 1.14.x. 1.14.5-asm.8 is now available for in-cluster Anthos Service Mesh. 1.13.x. 1.13.9-asm.3 is now available for in-cluster Anthos Service Mesh.

Anthos Service Mesh - 1.15.x. 1.15.3-asm.6 is now available for in-cluster Anthos Service Mesh. 1.14.x. 1.14.5-asm.8 is now available for in-cluster Anthos Service Mesh. 1.13.x. 1.13.9-asm.3 is now available for in-cluster Anthos Service Mesh.

SAP Solutions - Terraform configurations for SAP deployments on Google Cloud Terraform configurations to automate the deployment of resources for running the following databases on Google Cloud are now generally available (GA): IBM Db2 for SAP on Linux SAP ASE on Linux For more information, see Automating SAP deployments on Google Cloud with Terraform. Cloud Storage Backint agent for SAP HANA version 1.0.22 Version 1.0.22 of the Cloud Storage Backint agent for SAP HANA is now available. Google Cloud monitoring agent for SAP NetWeaver version 2.7 Version 2.7 of the Google Cloud monitoring agent for SAP NetWeaver is now available.

Traffic Director - Traffic Director deployment with automatic Envoy injection for Google Kubernetes Engine Pods currently installs Envoy version v1.24.0.


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