Welcome to issue #67 January, 8th 2018

Security was main topic last week, but Google Cloud Platform users are covered of course.

 

News

GPU Machine Learning

Introducing Preemptible GPUs: 50% Off - Beta release of Preemptible GPUs which are particularly good fit for large-scale machine learning and other computational batch workloads.

Google Cloud Platform Security

What Google Cloud, G Suite and Chrome customers need to know about the industry-wide CPU vulnerability - Know about industry-wide CPU vulnerability and Google’s action to address those.

 

Articles, Tutorials

Security Virtual Private Cloud

Simplify Cloud VPC firewall management with service accounts - Learn more about powerful new management feature for Cloud VPC firewall management with service accounts.

SRE

Consequences of SLO violations — CRE life lessons - Article explains importance of creating a policy to handle Service Level Objective (SLO) violations, role of Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) and Devs in responding to SLO violations and structure of policy.

Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes NoSQL Tutorial

Sharded Mongodb in Kubernetes StatefulSets on GKE - This blog post demonstrates the setup of Sharded MongoDB Cluster on Google Kubernetes Engine.

Google Cloud ML Machine Learning

Serve Keras models using Google Cloud Machine Learning services - This post explains the main building blocks that you have to pay attention to while using Keras models using Google Cloud Machine Learning services.

Beginner GPU Machine Learning Tutorial

Ultimate guide to setting up a Google Cloud machine for fast.ai version 2 - Guide to setting up a Google Cloud machine for fast.ai courses (Google Compute Engine with GPU).

Google Cloud ML TensorFlow Tutorial

Build a Taylor Swift detector with the TensorFlow Object Detection API, ML Engine, and Swift - This post explains steps to build an iOS face detector app with the TensorFlow Object Detection API, Cloud ML Engine.

Kubernetes NoSQL

MGOB — A MongoDB backup agent for Kubernetes - This post explains features and use of MGOB (open source MongoDB backup automation tool) on Google Kubernetes Engine

Google App Engine NodeJS Tutorial

Run a LoopBack App on Google App Engine - This article explains how to setup LoopBack (framework for creating APIs and connecting them with backend data sources) on Google App Engine.

Beginner Google App Engine Tutorial

App Engine : transition your website to HTTPS - Securing Google App Engine website.

Google App Engine Google Cloud Platform

A brief note on App Engine’s pricing - Brief note on new pricing model introduced with the App Engine flexible environment release.

Docker Google App Engine PHP

A handy tip for local development of PHP on App Engine - Tip for local development using php-docker image for PHP on App Engine.

Beginner Google Kubernetes Engine Kubernetes

Kubernetes 101: Pods, Nodes, Containers, and Clusters - Simplified overview of Kubernetes along with the most important components and how they fit together.

BigQuery Data Studio Tutorial

Analytics for RESTful interface - This article demonstrate an example project on how to track each request to our RESTful API, analyze and visualize the data in Googles DataStudio Reports.

Docker Kubernetes

Cirrus CI Stack - This post gives high-level overview what has been used to build Cirrus CI. Cirrus CI is a set of 20 micro-services all written in Kotlin. All of the micro-services are orchestrated by Kubernetes and hosted by Google Kubernetes Engine.

Docker Tutorial

Openshift Authentication with Google Identity Provider - Guide to implement Openshift Authentication with Google Identity Provider

Beginner DevOps Google Cloud Functions Tutorial

Continuous Integration (CI) and Delivery (CD) for Google Cloud Functions (GCF) using CircleCI - Continuous Integration and Delivery for Google Cloud Functions using CircleCI.

Google Cloud Functions IoT

Cloud Functions Prometheus Exporter - Using Google Cloud Functions as a Prometheus exporter

Google Cloud IoT Python

Refreshing JSON Web Tokens (JWTs) in Google Cloud IoT Core - This post explains refreshing JSON Web Tokens (JWTs) in Google Cloud IoT Core.

Machine Learning TensorFlow

How to move from tf.contrib.learn Estimator to core Tensorflow tf.Estimator - Guide to know about moving from tf.contrib.learn Estimator to core Tensorflow tf.Estimator.

Google Cloud Functions

A Google Closure Compiler builder for Container Builder - Know about GitHub Repo - Google Closure Compiler for Container Builder

Firebase

Using Google APIs with Firebase Auth and Firebase UI on the Web - This blog post explains about using Google APIs with Firebase Auth and Firebase UI on the Web.

Firebase NodeJS

Google Home App with Node.js — A Song of API-ce and Firebase - Learn about Google Home App build with Node.js and Firebase.

Firebase Google Cloud Functions

X-Hub-Signature Verification on Google Cloud Functions / Firebase Cloud Functions for Facebook Graph API Webhooks - This post explains how to make X-Hub-Signature verification work with Google Cloud Functions / Firebase Cloud Functions for Facebook Graph API Webhooks.

AWS Docker Kubernetes

Update to Pentagon: a Framework for Building Kubernetes-based Infrastructure - Pentagon is ReactiveOps’ open source framework for building repeatable, cloud-based infrastructure as code with Kubernetes.

BigQuery Python

pandas-gbq Version 0.3.0 - Quick note on pandas-gbq Version 0.3.0

 

Slides, Videos, Audio

Google Cloud Platform

How to File a Case with Google Cloud Platform Support

Business Google Cloud Platform

Machine learning solutions at Rolls Royce Marine Digital and Systems - Karno Tenovuo, Senior Vice President Ship Intelligence at Rolls Royce Marine Digital and Systems, describes partnering with Google Cloud to create fully autonomous ships using advanced machine learning solutions.

  
 

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