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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Google Cloud named the top Insight PaaS vendor—and a collaboration leader

Google Cloud Newsletter, August 2017. Cloud trends, resources, and platform news.
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Gartner
Google Cloud earns a top ranking.
Data Analytics
CIO's guide to data analytics and ML.
PLATFORM NEWS
 
A new collaboration pairs Google scale and stability with Citrix app management, delivery, and desktop virtualization. Use your desktop apps anywhere—on any device.
A flurry of performance enhancements, component updates, API changes, and new features and fixes make Cloud Dataproc 1.2 even faster and easier to use.
GCE already offers industry-leading price and performance. Now Local SSDs cost 63% less and preemptible VMs are up to 71% less.
The algorithm that accelerated YouTube network throughput up to 14% has come to GCP. Lower latency across Google services means faster access to your data—and faster page loads for your users.
RESOURCES
 
Build your own multilingual chatbot using Cloud Machine Learning APIs.
Add ML with an API call. Build a conversational app—or one that transcribes speech to text in 40 lines of Bash.
Cloud Shell's code editor now in beta: edit code right in your browser.
The editor now lives side by side with the Cloud Shell window. No more toggling from editing to building to testing.
See how Traveloka uses GCP to stream analytics in its multi-cloud architecture.
Traveloka and WePay use stream analytics to create real-time data processing pipelines. Now you can, too.
New to containers? Check out the Google Container Builder video series.
Follow this multi-part video tutorial to learn how Container Builder can simplify working with and managing containers.
Get started with Cloud Spanner in five minutes—on us.
Spin up and start playing with a single-node Cloud Spanner cluster in no time with $300 in credit from the GCP free trial.
How Nintendo, DeNA, and GCP launched Super Mario Run. In 150 countries. At once.
Why did DeNA choose App Engine? It can serve 40 million downloads in four days—and GCP has great customer service.
Hands-on labs for scientific data processing on GCP.
You don't have to be a scientist to take these labs which cover everything from basic steps to advanced modeling.
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
Google Cloud OnAir Webinars
Connect live with Google Cloud product managers and engineers as they tackle the latest cloud topics.
OVERHEARD
 
Twitter@mattsiegel
i can't believe i'm developing Go code using vim in Google Cloud Shell... but it really. seems. to. work! 😐
Twitter@JosephFoulds
@googlecloud @Firebase Well damn, you guys verified me faster than it took me to send a Tweet and make a coffee. Good service!
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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Choose the right compute option for your needs

Google Cloud Newsletter, July 2017. Cloud trends, resources, and platform news.
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Java 8
Java 8 standard on App Engine.
Kubernetes 1.7
Kubernetes 1.7 on GKE.
PLATFORM NEWS
 
Virtual Private Cloud offers a privately administered space within GCP, providing the flexibility to scale and control how workloads connect regionally and globally.
With the ability to quickly move up to 480 TB of data to GCP, Google Transfer Appliance lets you run massive machine learning and data analytics workloads.
Enterprise customers can now use a single control plane to extend on-premises data center workloads into the cloud to manage hybrid operations.
The London (europe-west2) region is now live. GCP customers throughout the British Isles and Western Europe can expect 40%–82% reductions in round-trip latency when serving customers from London.
RESOURCES
 
Yes, the Not Hotdog app from Silicon Valley uses TensorFlow.
The app's creator, Tim Anglade, shows you how to build your own and how MobileNets defined its architecture.
Build a connected vehicle app with Cloud IoT Core.
Connected cars can create up to 560 GB of data per vehicle—per day. A perfect use case for Cloud IoT Core.
"GCP & Partnering on Open Source" web series showcases innovators.
See how innovators like Pivotal and Ansible use open-source solutions to supercharge their services on GCP.
Map Amazon Web Services (AWS) to GCP.
Transfer what you know about AWS to GCP offerings. And you can do the same for Azure.
Manage access to third-party apps with new G Suite security controls.
Improve data access control and prevent phishing with new OAuth apps whitelisting.
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
Google Cloud OnAir Webinars
Connect live with Google Cloud product managers and engineers as they tackle the latest cloud topics.
OVERHEARD
 
Twitter@josepheternity
This is awesome news @googlecloud. So I can have a mix of microservices. Python 2.7+Java 8 on App Engine standard.
Twitter@shahbaz_nazir
used @kubernetesio with @googlecloud today after being @awscloud user. convinced that @googlecloud will win cloud wars long run + k8s is <3
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