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Monday, September 25, 2017

GCP, VMware, and Pivotal team up to power an open, multi-cloud future

Google Cloud Newsletter, September 2017. Cloud trends, resources, and platform news.
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Google Dedicated Interconnect
Google Dedicated Interconnect
New network service tiers
Only on GCP: network service tiers
PLATFORM NEWS
 
Greater control and aggregated exports let you easily manage any number of projects across your organization. Try Stackdriver with 50 GB of logs per project, per month—free.
Waze manages over 100 microservices multiplied across a range of regions and providers. Read how they use Spinnaker managed pipeline templates to achieve continuous delivery across multiple clouds.
B2B marketing powerhouse Marketo is migrating its entire on-prem product infrastructure to GCP. Marketo users will get full integration with G Suite, advanced analytics, and machine learning APIs.
With purpose-built hardware, security is literally engineered into GCP. See how the tiny Titan, a low-power microcontroller, establishes the hardware root of trust from boot, on up.
RESOURCES
 
Going multi-cloud with AWS and GCP: lessons learned at scale
Metamarket began on AWS. As a flood of client data grew to exceed a petabyte per week, it needed a new strategy.
Save only the logs that matter with Stackdriver Log Exclusion Filtering
No matter your logging needs, from ASP.NET Core diagnostics to visual effects to Google Apps Script, selective logging slashes review time—and cost.
Experimenting with machine learning in media
Cloud-based ML gives anyone the ability to play around with incredibly powerful technology. Hear how media companies are using ML now.
Codelab: query and visualize location data in BigQuery using Google Maps API
Learn to explore geographic patterns in data with little setup or coding—or the need to manage the storage of large datasets.
Curious about GCP global latency? Wonder no more
This handy tool pings instances in GCP regions across the globe to give you response times to the millisecond.
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
Cloud OnAir Webinars
Connect live with Google Cloud product managers and engineers.
Security and IT Tools series
North America: October 17, 2017
Secure your future with cloud security
APAC: October 10, 2017  |  EMEA: October 17, 2017
OVERHEARD
 
Twitter@andyhume
72 vCPUs = $2000; managing, maintaining, upgrading Kubernetes and cloud integrations = priceless. #gke #kubernetes #gcp
Twitter@soluh
Decided to give #GCP's Cloud Container Builder a try for building Go, JS apps. Much simpler and faster than using gitlab-ci runners
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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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