Learn to build secure and reliable systems with a new book from GoogleLearn to build secure and reliable systems with a new book from GoogleTechnical Writer for SRE

In the new “Building Secure and Reliable Systems: Best Practices for Designing, Implementing, and Maintaining Systems” book, engineers across Google’s security and SRE organizations share best practices to help you design scalable and reliable systems that are fundamentally secure.  Reliability matters for businesses throughout all kinds of ups and downs. We’ve also heard that security … Read more Learn to build secure and reliable systems with a new book from GoogleLearn to build secure and reliable systems with a new book from GoogleTechnical Writer for SRE

New AI-driven features in Dataprep enhance the wrangling experienceNew AI-driven features in Dataprep enhance the wrangling experienceSr. Director Solutions & Partner Marketing, Trifacta

Since the inception of Cloud Dataprep by Trifacta, we’ve focused on making the data preparation work of data professionals more accessible and efficient, with a determined intention to make the work of preparing data more enjoyable (and even fun, in some cases!). The latest release of Dataprep brings new and enhanced AI-driven features to advance … Read more New AI-driven features in Dataprep enhance the wrangling experienceNew AI-driven features in Dataprep enhance the wrangling experienceSr. Director Solutions & Partner Marketing, Trifacta

Last month today: March in Google CloudLast month today: March in Google Cloud

While many of us had plans for March—including simply carrying out our normal routines—life as we know it has been upended by the global coronavirus pandemic. In a time of social distancing, technology has played a greater role in bringing us together. Here’s a look at stories from March that explored how cloud technology is … Read more Last month today: March in Google CloudLast month today: March in Google Cloud

Machine learning with XGBoost gets faster with Dataproc on GPUsMachine learning with XGBoost gets faster with Dataproc on GPUsProduct Manager, AI and Big Data at NVIDIASolution Architect, NVIDIA

Google Cloud’s Dataproc gives data scientists an easy, scalable, fully managed way to analyze data using Apache Spark. Apache Spark was built for high performance, but data scientists and other teams need an even higher level of performance as more questions and predictions need to be answered using datasets that are rapidly growing. With this … Read more Machine learning with XGBoost gets faster with Dataproc on GPUsMachine learning with XGBoost gets faster with Dataproc on GPUsProduct Manager, AI and Big Data at NVIDIASolution Architect, NVIDIA

Connecting to Google Cloud: your networking options explainedConnecting to Google Cloud: your networking options explainedSolution Architect, Google Cloud

The Partner Interconnect option is similar to carrier peering in that you connect to a partner service provider that is directly connected to Google. But because this is an interconnect connection, you also are adding a virtual attachment circuit on top of the physical line to get you your required RFC1918-to-RFC1918 private address connectivity. All … Read more Connecting to Google Cloud: your networking options explainedConnecting to Google Cloud: your networking options explainedSolution Architect, Google Cloud

Filling the NCAA void: Using BigQuery to simulate March MadnessFilling the NCAA void: Using BigQuery to simulate March MadnessData Science Developer Advocate

As COVID-19 continues to have enormous impact around the world, we’ve focused on supporting customers and making available public data to help research efforts, among various other initiatives. Beyond the essential issues at hand, it’s been a truly strange time for sports fans, with virtually every league shut down across the globe. Even though sports … Read more Filling the NCAA void: Using BigQuery to simulate March MadnessFilling the NCAA void: Using BigQuery to simulate March MadnessData Science Developer Advocate

Powering up caching with Memorystore for MemcachedPowering up caching with Memorystore for MemcachedProduct Manager for Cloud Memorystore

In-memory data stores are a fundamental infrastructure for building scalable, high-performance applications. Whether it is building a highly responsive ecommerce website, creating multiplayer games with thousands of users, or doing real-time analysis on data pipelines with millions of events, an in-memory store helps provide low latency and scale for millions of transactions. Redis is a … Read more Powering up caching with Memorystore for MemcachedPowering up caching with Memorystore for MemcachedProduct Manager for Cloud Memorystore

Introducing BigQuery column-level security: new fine-grained access controlsIntroducing BigQuery column-level security: new fine-grained access controlsSoftware Engineer, BigQueryProduct Manager, Google Cloud Data Governance

We’re announcing a key capability to help organizations govern their data in Google Cloud. Our new BigQuery column-level security controls are an important step toward placing policies on data that differentiate between classes. This allows for compliance with regulations that mandate such distinction, such as GDPR or CCPA.  BigQuery already lets organizations provide controls to … Read more Introducing BigQuery column-level security: new fine-grained access controlsIntroducing BigQuery column-level security: new fine-grained access controlsSoftware Engineer, BigQueryProduct Manager, Google Cloud Data Governance

Achieving identity and access governance on Google CloudAchieving identity and access governance on Google CloudSecurity & Compliance Specialist, Google Cloud

When businesses shift from solely on-premises deployments to using cloud-based services, identity management can become more complex. This is especially true when it comes to hybrid and multi-cloud identity management. Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM) offers several ways to manage identities and roles in Google Cloud. One particularly important identity management task is identity and … Read more Achieving identity and access governance on Google CloudAchieving identity and access governance on Google CloudSecurity & Compliance Specialist, Google Cloud

Introducing Service Directory: Manage all your services in one place at scaleIntroducing Service Directory: Manage all your services in one place at scaleSoftware EngineerProduct Manager

Simplify service management and operations Service Directory reduces the complexity of management and operations by providing unified visibility for all your services across cloud and on-premises environments. And because Service Directory is fully managed, you get enhanced service inventory management at scale with no operational overhead, increasing the productivity of your DevOps teams. At the … Read more Introducing Service Directory: Manage all your services in one place at scaleIntroducing Service Directory: Manage all your services in one place at scaleSoftware EngineerProduct Manager

COVID-19 public dataset program: Making data freely accessible for better public outcomesCOVID-19 public dataset program: Making data freely accessible for better public outcomesBigQuery Product Manager and GIS LeadDeveloper Advocate

Data always plays a critical role in the ability to research, study, and combat public health emergencies, and nowhere is this more true than in the case of a global crisis. Access to data sets—and tools that can analyze that data at cloud scale—are increasingly essential to the research process, and are particularly necessary in … Read more COVID-19 public dataset program: Making data freely accessible for better public outcomesCOVID-19 public dataset program: Making data freely accessible for better public outcomesBigQuery Product Manager and GIS LeadDeveloper Advocate

Loading geospatial data into BigQuery just got easier with FMELoading geospatial data into BigQuery just got easier with FMEBigQuery Product ManagerProduct Owner, Safe Software

FME supports hundreds of formats, applications, and systems, and includes 493 transformers to help data manipulation tasks like geometry and geography creation, validation, generalization, and coordinate system reprojections. With data coming from different sources, data validation and quality control is a critical step in your workflow. The transformers are accessible through the GUI and let … Read more Loading geospatial data into BigQuery just got easier with FMELoading geospatial data into BigQuery just got easier with FMEBigQuery Product ManagerProduct Owner, Safe Software

When girls are the shero of the storyWhen girls are the shero of the story

Editor’s note: We’re celebrating Women’s History Month by talking with Cloud Googlers about identity and how it influences their work in technology.  Cloud Googler Komal Singh’s path has taken her from India to Waterloo, Canada, where she’s an engineering program manager working on serverless products. Her 20% project at Google resulted in the publication of … Read more When girls are the shero of the storyWhen girls are the shero of the story

Simplified global game management: Introducing Game ServersSimplified global game management: Introducing Game ServersProduct Manager

To deliver the multiplayer gaming experiences gamers expect, game developers are increasingly relying on dedicated game servers as the default option for connecting players. But hosting and scaling a game server fleet to support a global game can be challenging, and many game companies either end up building costly proprietary solutions, or turning to pre-packaged … Read more Simplified global game management: Introducing Game ServersSimplified global game management: Introducing Game ServersProduct Manager

Google Cloud named a leader in the Forrester Wave for Public Cloud Development and Infrastructure PlatformsGoogle Cloud named a leader in the Forrester Wave for Public Cloud Development and Infrastructure PlatformsVice President, Engineering

Today, we’re announcing that Google Cloud has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave™ for Public Cloud Development and Infrastructure Platforms, Q1 2020. This report evaluated cloud providers’ infrastructure and application development capabilities—important considerations for enterprises turning to the cloud to support their business growth and drive innovation. In this report, Forrester noted Google … Read more Google Cloud named a leader in the Forrester Wave for Public Cloud Development and Infrastructure PlatformsGoogle Cloud named a leader in the Forrester Wave for Public Cloud Development and Infrastructure PlatformsVice President, Engineering

Modernizing Twitter’s ad engagement analytics platformModernizing Twitter’s ad engagement analytics platformSolutions Architect, Google CloudStaff Software Engineer, Twitter

In this second iteration, the Twitter team re-implemented the batch layer as follows: Data is first staged from on-prem HDFS to Cloud Storage. A batch Dataflow job then regularly loads the data from Cloud Storage, processes the aggregations, and dual-writes the results to BigQuery for ad-hoc analysis and Bigtable for the serving system. The Twitter … Read more Modernizing Twitter’s ad engagement analytics platformModernizing Twitter’s ad engagement analytics platformSolutions Architect, Google CloudStaff Software Engineer, Twitter

Protect users in your apps with multi-factor authenticationProtect users in your apps with multi-factor authenticationProduct Manager, Google CloudSoftware Engineer, Google Cloud

These days, using a password alone to secure user accounts containing sensitive, identifiable, or private information just isn’t sufficient. Passwords are often subject to reuse and can easily be phished and stolen.  With this in mind, we recently teamed up with researchers from New York University and the University of California, San Diego to find … Read more Protect users in your apps with multi-factor authenticationProtect users in your apps with multi-factor authenticationProduct Manager, Google CloudSoftware Engineer, Google Cloud

Postponing Google Cloud Next ’20: Digital ConnectPostponing Google Cloud Next ’20: Digital ConnectChief Marketing Officer, Google Cloud

Google Cloud has decided to postpone Google Cloud Next ‘20: Digital Connect out of concern for the health and safety of our customers, partners, employees and local communities, and based on recent decisions made by the federal and local governments regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19).  Right now, the most important thing we can do is focus … Read more Postponing Google Cloud Next ’20: Digital ConnectPostponing Google Cloud Next ’20: Digital ConnectChief Marketing Officer, Google Cloud

Not just for HTTP anymore: gRPC comes to Cloud RunNot just for HTTP anymore: gRPC comes to Cloud RunSoftware EngineerSoftware Engineer

Cloud Run is a managed serverless compute offering from Google Cloud that lets you run stateless server containers in a fully managed environment, without the hassle of managing the underlying infrastructure. Since its release, Cloud Run has enabled many of our customers to focus on their business logic, while leaving the provisioning, configuring, and scaling … Read more Not just for HTTP anymore: gRPC comes to Cloud RunNot just for HTTP anymore: gRPC comes to Cloud RunSoftware EngineerSoftware Engineer

How EBSCO delivers dynamic research services with ApigeeHow EBSCO delivers dynamic research services with ApigeePlatform Product Manager, EBSCO Information Services

Editor’s note: Today we hear from Adam Ray, platform product manager at EBSCO Information Services, a leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazines, and eBooks. Learn how the company is working with Apigee to connect with customers through APIs. For more than 70 years, EBSCO has supported research at private and public institutions, including libraries, … Read more How EBSCO delivers dynamic research services with ApigeeHow EBSCO delivers dynamic research services with ApigeePlatform Product Manager, EBSCO Information Services

Finding a problem at the bottom of the Google stackFinding a problem at the bottom of the Google stackSolutions Architect, Google Cloud

This was illustrated in a recent incident that Google users would likely not have noticed. We consider these types of failures “within error budget” events. They are expected, accepted, and engineered into the design criteria of our systems. However, they still get tracked down to make sure they aren’t forgotten and accumulated into technical debt—we … Read more Finding a problem at the bottom of the Google stackFinding a problem at the bottom of the Google stackSolutions Architect, Google Cloud

Modern analytics made easy with new Redshift, S3 migration toolsModern analytics made easy with new Redshift, S3 migration toolsProduct Manager, Data Analytics, Google Cloud

Editor’s note: This blog takes a closer look at some of the recently announced BigQuery product innovations and deepened partnerships that are helping enterprises fast-track their migration to BigQuery. In the past 40 years, the data warehouse has gone through many transformations, driven by business needs and fueled by technological advancements. Data warehouses have transformed … Read more Modern analytics made easy with new Redshift, S3 migration toolsModern analytics made easy with new Redshift, S3 migration toolsProduct Manager, Data Analytics, Google Cloud

8 tips untuk menyelesaikan pekerjaan saat bekerja dari jarak jauh8 tips untuk menyelesaikan pekerjaan saat bekerja dari jarak jauhDirector, Product Management, Hangouts Meet, Voice & Calendar

Dengan banyaknya perusahaan yang mempertimbangkan cara terbaik untuk menjaga komunikasi tim saat berada di lokasi yang berbeda-beda, sejumlah pelanggan meminta kami untuk memberikan rekomendasi tentang cara agar tetap produktif dan fokus dalam bekerja. Berikut adalah beberapa praktik terbaik untuk membina kolaborasi ketika tim Anda harus bekerja dari jarak jauh.  Siapkan tim Anda untuk bekerja dari … Read more 8 tips untuk menyelesaikan pekerjaan saat bekerja dari jarak jauh8 tips untuk menyelesaikan pekerjaan saat bekerja dari jarak jauhDirector, Product Management, Hangouts Meet, Voice & Calendar

8 mẹo để hoàn thành công việc khi làm việc tại nhà8 mẹo để hoàn thành công việc khi làm việc tại nhàDirector, Product Management, Hangouts Meet, Voice & Calendar

Vì nhiều doanh nghiệp đang cân nhắc cách tốt nhất để các nhóm luôn kết nối khi mọi người không thể ở cùng một nơi, nên một số khách hàng của chúng tôi đã xin lời khuyên về cách làm việc tập trung và năng suất. Dưới đây là một số cách hay nhất để … Read more 8 mẹo để hoàn thành công việc khi làm việc tại nhà8 mẹo để hoàn thành công việc khi làm việc tại nhàDirector, Product Management, Hangouts Meet, Voice & Calendar

Local SSDs + VMs = love at first (tera)byteLocal SSDs + VMs = love at first (tera)byteSenior Software EngineerProduct Manager

Data storage is the foundation for all kinds of enterprises and their workloads. For most of those, our Google Cloud standard object, block, and file storage products offer the necessary performance. But for companies doing compute-intensive work like analytics for ecommerce websites, or gaming and visual effects rendering, compute performance can have a big impact on … Read more Local SSDs + VMs = love at first (tera)byteLocal SSDs + VMs = love at first (tera)byteSenior Software EngineerProduct Manager

재택근무 시 업무 수행과 관련된 8가지 도움말재택근무 시 업무 수행과 관련된 8가지 도움말Director, Product Management, Hangouts Meet, Voice & Calendar

직원이 모두 같은 장소에서 근무할 수 없을 때 팀의 원활한 소통을 위한 최선의 방법을 고려하는 기업이 많아짐에 따라, 많은 고객들이 생산성을 유지하고 업무를 지속하기 위한 권장사항을 문의해 오고 있습니다. 다음은 팀에서 원격으로 작업할 때 공동작업을 촉진하기 위한 몇 가지 권장사항입니다. 원격 작업을 위해 팀에 필요한 사항 준비하기 사무실 근무에서 재택근무로 전환하기 전에 먼저 팀에 적절한 … Read more 재택근무 시 업무 수행과 관련된 8가지 도움말재택근무 시 업무 수행과 관련된 8가지 도움말Director, Product Management, Hangouts Meet, Voice & Calendar

使用 G Suite 居家办公的八大妙招使用 G Suite 居家办公的八大妙招Director, Product Management, Hangouts Meet, Voice & Calendar

许多公司都在思考一个问题:让分散在不同地点的团队成员保持联络畅通的最佳方式是什么。而我们则收到大量客户咨询,他们想获得关于如何让员工高效而专注地完成工作的建议。为此,我们针对如何让团队成员在远程办公期间加强协作提供了以下最佳做法。 为团队做好远程办公的准备 确保您的团队拥有合适的工具和流程,然后再从办公室办公模式转变为居家办公模式。工具和流程准备就绪后,您还可以提前采取以下额外措施:  1. 创建团队别名,轻松保持联系。创建一份电子邮件收件人列表,并在其中添加您所有的团队成员,这样就能轻松快捷地共享信息。还可以创建一间聊天室,用于快速讨论问题。 2. 检查重要文档的共享权限,确保协作者可以根据需要对文档进行修改和添加评论。您甚至还可以考虑创建共享云端硬盘,让团队通过任何设备在其中存储、搜索和访问文件。 3. 现在安排会议,日后保持联系。设置日历邀请,提前创建日程,以及将相关文档附加到邀请中。我们还建议让每位成员都熟悉视频会议功能的使用。  让团队每天保持联系,确保一切井井有条 您的团队已经做好准备工作,每个成员都可以开始在家办公了,接下来就是要确保大家都能步调一致。我们特此提供以下做法供您参考。 4. 举行每日例会,与您的同事保持联系。对某些人来说,在家办公就像孤军奋战,召开视频会议是确保全员并肩工作的绝佳方式。可以尝试通过摄像头适当露面,展示相关工作内容,以及提出问题一起讨论。如果时区原因导致团队成员无法同时全体参加会议,可以将会议内容录制下来,但这样做之前请先取得与会者的许可。 5. 定期分享目标完成情况和最新动态。无论是通过群聊还是人人可以更新的共享文档,记录好工作进展可以让每个人都觉得自己与工作息息相关,让他们掌握最新消息,做好各项任务的跟进工作。您还可以建立内部网站,作为汇总团队各类重要信息和资源的中心平台,或者通过该网站在单位内部更大范围内分享信息。 6. 继续保持良好的工作场所礼节。团队成员不在办公室工作,并不代表他们不忙。在安排会议前先查看日历;通过聊天工具与他人联系时,先问问对方是否方便对话。您可以在日历中设置工作时间,主动向同事展示您的有空/忙碌信息。这样,当团队成员尝试在您的工作时间以外安排会议时,他们就会收到警告通知。 连接 Wi-Fi 在家完成工作 在家办公时,您会与其他家庭成员共用空间和互联网连接,因此可能需要注意他们的需求。以下是一些提示。  7. 不要整天都使用视频通话。您可以使用多种工具与团队保持联系,包括聊天室、共享文件、简单的调查问卷或简短的电话会议。请选择最适合您的工具,与他人共用互联网连接时更要如此。 8. 找到适合您的设置:您可能需要尝试多种不同配置,然后才能找到能让您专心工作且不影响他人的设置。这里是提高视频通话质量的六个妙招,包括如何启用实时字幕功能,以便您可以实时查看会议内容的转录文字。 关于如何在家专心办公和协同工作,G Suite 团队所想到的这些方法只是冰山一角。要了解更多信息,请观看这些视频,其中介绍了在家办公的妙招;也可以查看 学习中心中有关远程工作妙招的文章以了解最新动态。 Favorite

善用 8 大秘訣,確保在家工作時的工作效率善用 8 大秘訣,確保在家工作時的工作效率Director, Product Management, Hangouts Meet, Voice & Calendar

許多企業都在思考如何讓團隊在各自分散情況下仍保持密切合作,我們也收到不少客戶的詢問,大家都想知道我們對保持生產力和工作力有何建議。當團隊必須遠端工作時,可以促進合作效率的最佳做法如下:  為團隊建立適用於遠端工作的環境 在將工作地點從辦公室轉換為在家工作之前,請確保團隊已建立好適當的工具和程序。當團隊準備好之後,您還可以事先採取下列幾個額外步驟:  1. 建立團隊群組,以便保持聯絡。備妥所有團隊成員的電子郵件名單可讓您快速分享資訊;聊天室可用來進行快速討論。 2. 檢查重要文件的分享權限,以便協作者可以視需要編輯並加註。您也可以考慮建立共用雲端硬碟,讓團隊可以透過任何裝置儲存、搜尋及存取檔案。 3. 現在就安排好會議行程,日後更好掌握進度。事先建立日曆邀請、建立待辦事項,並將相關附件提供給邀請對象。建議您確保所有使用者都熟悉視訊會議。  確認團隊每天都有妥善的溝通與安排 現在,您的團隊已準備就緒,大家都可以在家工作了,但如何讓大家同步接收最新資訊,是一門重要的課題。現在,您的團隊已準備就緒,大家都可以在家工作了,但如何讓大家同步接收最新資訊,是一門重要的課題。 4. 每天開會,讓同事間保持聯絡。有些人在家工作容易與世隔絕,而視訊會議是讓大家保持互動參與的好方法。盡量在攝影機露臉 (在適當情況下)、分享相關內容,並提出問題,帶動大家參與對話。如果因時區問題導致無法全員參加會議,您可以在確認參與者同意錄影的情況下,將會議過程錄下來! 5. 分享目標並按時更新進度。不論是透過聊天群組或大家都能更新的共享文件,保留一份工作進展紀錄可以讓大家彼此交流、掌握進度並密切注意追蹤項目。您也可以架設內部網站,將重要資訊與資源整合到團隊的資訊中樞,或更廣泛地分享貴機構的資訊。 6. 繼續保持良好的職場禮儀。雖然團隊不在辦公室裡,但這不表示他們很悠閒。先檢查日曆再安排會議,而當您透過聊天方式聯絡團隊時,先詢問是否方便說話。您也可以在 Google 日曆中設定工作時間,主動讓同事知道您何時有空。這麼一來,如果團隊成員嘗試安排的會議與您的工作時間衝突,就會收到警告通知。  使用居家 Wi-Fi 完成工作 在家共用空間和網際網路連線時,您必須尊重其他家庭成員的需求。以下提供一些秘訣供您參考。 7. 不要一整天都在視訊。您可以透過許多工具和團隊保持聯絡,例如聊天室、共享文件、簡短問卷調查或簡短的電話會議。如果您要與家人共用網際網路連線,請慎選最適合的方法。 8. 找出最適合您的配套方案。建議您嘗試幾組不同的配套方案,以找出最能保持專注又不會影響其他人的方法。請參考提升視訊通話品質的 6 大秘訣,包括如何開啟即時字幕,以讓您可以即時閱讀會議的轉錄稿。 這些內容只是 G Suite 團隊提出的幾個保持專注和合作品質的方法。如需詳細資訊,請觀看這幾段影片,其中包含在家工作的秘訣,並參閱學習中心提供的遠端工作秘訣相關文章,以瞭解最新消息。 Favorite

Use SRE principles to monitor pipelines with Cloud Monitoring dashboardsUse SRE principles to monitor pipelines with Cloud Monitoring dashboardsSolutions Architect, Google Cloud

Data pipelines provide the ability to operate on streams of real-time data and process large data volumes. Monitoring data pipelines can present a challenge because many of the important metrics are unique. For example, with data pipelines, you need to understand the throughput of the pipeline, how long it takes data to flow through it … Read more Use SRE principles to monitor pipelines with Cloud Monitoring dashboardsUse SRE principles to monitor pipelines with Cloud Monitoring dashboardsSolutions Architect, Google Cloud

Introducing Cloud AI Platform PipelinesIntroducing Cloud AI Platform PipelinesProduct Manager, TFXStaff Developer Advocate

Let’s look at parts of this stack in more detail. SDKs  Cloud AI Platform pipelines supports two SDKs to author ML pipelines: the Kubeflow Pipelines SDK—part of the Kubeflow OSS project—and the TFX SDK.  Over time, these two SDK experiences will merge. The TFX SDK will support framework-agnostic operations available in the KFP SDK. And … Read more Introducing Cloud AI Platform PipelinesIntroducing Cloud AI Platform PipelinesProduct Manager, TFXStaff Developer Advocate

Get the Flink Operator for Kubernetes in Anthos on MarketplaceGet the Flink Operator for Kubernetes in Anthos on MarketplaceProduct Manager, Google CloudSoftware Engineer

This follows up on several releases designed to make it easier to run open source data processing on Kubernetes. This means you can reduce stack dependencies and have your jobs run across multi-cloud and hybrid environments. We started by releasing an open source Kubernetes operator for Apache Spark and followed up by integrating the Spark … Read more Get the Flink Operator for Kubernetes in Anthos on MarketplaceGet the Flink Operator for Kubernetes in Anthos on MarketplaceProduct Manager, Google CloudSoftware Engineer

Compute Engine instance creation made easy with machine imagesCompute Engine instance creation made easy with machine imagesProduct Manager, Google Compute Engine

Today, we’re pleased to introduce machine images, a new type of Compute Engine resource that contains all the information you need to create, backup or restore a virtual machine, reducing the amount of time you spend managing your environment. If you administer applications that run on Compute Engine, you probably spend a lot of time … Read more Compute Engine instance creation made easy with machine imagesCompute Engine instance creation made easy with machine imagesProduct Manager, Google Compute Engine

Use the Dashboard API to build your own monitoring dashboardUse the Dashboard API to build your own monitoring dashboardSolutions Architect, Google CloudTechnical Lead

There are several structures in the dashboard data model to understand: displayName—the human-readable name of the dashboard gridLayout, rowLayout, columnLayout—the container for the widgets widgets—the container for the chart items xyCharts—a chart model that displays data on a 2D (X and Y axes) plane dataSets—data for the chart object, which includes the details used to … Read more Use the Dashboard API to build your own monitoring dashboardUse the Dashboard API to build your own monitoring dashboardSolutions Architect, Google CloudTechnical Lead

Create deployment pipelines for your GKE workloads in a few clicksCreate deployment pipelines for your GKE workloads in a few clicksProduct Manager

With Kubernetes becoming the de facto standard for container orchestration, many development teams are looking to build, test, and deploy code quickly in a frictionless manner to Kubernetes. Traditional continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) tools not designed for cloud-native environments often fall short as developers spend many hours looking for best practices to automate … Read more Create deployment pipelines for your GKE workloads in a few clicksCreate deployment pipelines for your GKE workloads in a few clicksProduct Manager

Architecting multi-region database disaster recovery for MySQLArchitecting multi-region database disaster recovery for MySQLDatabase Migration EngineerSolutions Architect, Google Cloud

Enterprises expect extreme reliability of the database infrastructure that’s accessed by their applications. Despite your best intentions and careful engineering, database errors happen, whether that’s machine crashes or network partitioning. Good planning can help you stay ahead of problems and recover more quickly when issues do occur. This blog shows one approach of deploying a … Read more Architecting multi-region database disaster recovery for MySQLArchitecting multi-region database disaster recovery for MySQLDatabase Migration EngineerSolutions Architect, Google Cloud

Enhanced models and features now available in new languages on Speech-to-TextEnhanced models and features now available in new languages on Speech-to-TextProduct Manager, Speech

From call analytics to automated video subtitles, speech interfaces are changing the way people interact with their surroundings and enabling new business opportunities. Speech recognition technology is at the heart of these transformations and is bringing these ideas to life.  At Google Cloud, we’re committed to ensuring that this exciting technology is as inclusive as … Read more Enhanced models and features now available in new languages on Speech-to-TextEnhanced models and features now available in new languages on Speech-to-TextProduct Manager, Speech

Discord’s migration from Redshift to BigQuery: lessons learnedDiscord’s migration from Redshift to BigQuery: lessons learned

Editor’s note: We’re hearing today from Discord, maker of a popular voice, video, and text chat app for gaming. They have to bring a great experience to millions of customers concurrently, and keep up with demand. Here’s how they moved from Redshift to Google Cloud’s BigQuery to support their growth.  At Discord, our chat app … Read more Discord’s migration from Redshift to BigQuery: lessons learnedDiscord’s migration from Redshift to BigQuery: lessons learned

Better scalability with Cloud TPU pods and TensorFlow 2.1Better scalability with Cloud TPU pods and TensorFlow 2.1TPU Product Manager

Scale up to Cloud TPU Pods You only need minimal code changes to scale jobs from a single Cloud TPU (four chips) to a full Cloud TPU Pod (1,024 chips). In the example above, you need to set FLAGS.tpu to your Cloud TPU Pod instance name when creating the TPUClusterResolver. To use Cloud TPU slices … Read more Better scalability with Cloud TPU pods and TensorFlow 2.1Better scalability with Cloud TPU pods and TensorFlow 2.1TPU Product Manager

Transforming Next ‘20 into Google Cloud Next ‘20: Digital Connect on April 6-8, 2020Transforming Next ‘20 into Google Cloud Next ‘20: Digital Connect on April 6-8, 2020Chief Marketing Officer, Google Cloud

The health and wellbeing of Google Cloud customers, partners, employees and the overall community is our top priority. Due to the growing concern around the coronavirus (COVID-19), and in alignment with the best practices laid out by the CDC, WHO and other relevant entities, Google Cloud has decided to reimagine Google Cloud Next ’20, which … Read more Transforming Next ‘20 into Google Cloud Next ‘20: Digital Connect on April 6-8, 2020Transforming Next ‘20 into Google Cloud Next ‘20: Digital Connect on April 6-8, 2020Chief Marketing Officer, Google Cloud

Google named a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Cloud AI Developer ServicesGoogle named a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Cloud AI Developer ServicesDirector of Product Management, Google Cloud Artificial Intelligence

The enterprise applications for artificial intelligence and machine learning seem to grow by the day. To take advantage of everything AI/ML technologies have to offer, it’s important to have a platform that supports your needs fully—whether you’re a developer, a data scientist, an analyst, or just interested in AI. But with so many features and … Read more Google named a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Cloud AI Developer ServicesGoogle named a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Cloud AI Developer ServicesDirector of Product Management, Google Cloud Artificial Intelligence

Dreaming big, traveling far, and expanding access to technologyDreaming big, traveling far, and expanding access to technology

Why did you choose a career in public policy? I’ve seen the real-life benefit when policymakers and government agencies get it right—and the troubling consequences when they do not. For example, I went to a high school where most students qualified for free, publicly funded meals. I didn’t fully appreciate it at the time, but … Read more Dreaming big, traveling far, and expanding access to technologyDreaming big, traveling far, and expanding access to technology

Hitting the Silicon Slopes with a new Salt Lake City region, now openHitting the Silicon Slopes with a new Salt Lake City region, now openDirector, Western States and SoCalProduct Manager

What customers are saying Industries including healthcare, financial services, and IT are investing in Salt Lake City. Organizations across these verticals have turned to the Google Cloud to innovate faster and help solve their most complex challenges. PayPal, a leading technology platform and digital payments company, is migrating key portions of its payments infrastructure to … Read more Hitting the Silicon Slopes with a new Salt Lake City region, now openHitting the Silicon Slopes with a new Salt Lake City region, now openDirector, Western States and SoCalProduct Manager

Introducing BigQuery Flex Slots for unparalleled flexibility and controlIntroducing BigQuery Flex Slots for unparalleled flexibility and controlProduct Manager, Google BigQuery

Flex Slots give BigQuery Reservations users immense flexibility without sacrificing cost predictability or control. Flex Slots are priced at $30 per slot per month, and are available in increments of 500 slots. It only takes seconds to deploy Flex Slots in BigQuery Reservations.  You can cancel after just 60 seconds, and you will only be … Read more Introducing BigQuery Flex Slots for unparalleled flexibility and controlIntroducing BigQuery Flex Slots for unparalleled flexibility and controlProduct Manager, Google BigQuery

BigQuery leads the way toward modern data analyticsBigQuery leads the way toward modern data analyticsDirector of Product Management, BigQuery

At Google, we think you should have the right tools and support to let you embrace data growth. Enterprises and digital-native organizations are generating incredible value from their data using Google Cloud’s smart analytics platform. At the heart of the platform is BigQuery, a cloud-native enterprise data warehouse. BigQuery helps organizations develop and operationalize massively … Read more BigQuery leads the way toward modern data analyticsBigQuery leads the way toward modern data analyticsDirector of Product Management, BigQuery

Now, you can explore Google Cloud APIs with Cloud CodeNow, you can explore Google Cloud APIs with Cloud CodeSoftware EngineerSoftware Engineer

Applications often rely on external services to provide capabilities such as data storage, messaging and networking with the help of APIs. Google Cloud offers a wide array of such APIs—covering everything from translating text, building AI/ML models, managing database operations, through to secret management and storage. But adding APIs to your application often means performing … Read more Now, you can explore Google Cloud APIs with Cloud CodeNow, you can explore Google Cloud APIs with Cloud CodeSoftware EngineerSoftware Engineer

Charting a lifetime of learning and love for technologyCharting a lifetime of learning and love for technology

Tell us about what you do at Google. I’m the solutions engineering lead here at Google Cloud. That means that my team and I focus on helping customers solve their most complex business problems using our technology. We have amazing technology here, and we want to make sure we’re connecting that technology to the business … Read more Charting a lifetime of learning and love for technologyCharting a lifetime of learning and love for technology

Your ML workloads cheaper and faster with the latest GPUsYour ML workloads cheaper and faster with the latest GPUsCloud ML Site Reliability Engineer, GoogleDeveloper Programs Engineer, GoogleCloud ML Site Reliability Manager, GoogleSolutions Architect, NVIDIA

Execution time of ML workloads can be sensitive to memory and/or arithmetic bandwidth. Half-precision halves the number of bytes accessed, reducing the time spent in memory-limited layers. Lowering the required memory lets you train larger models or train with larger mini-batches. The FP16 format is not new to GPUs. In fact, it has been supported … Read more Your ML workloads cheaper and faster with the latest GPUsYour ML workloads cheaper and faster with the latest GPUsCloud ML Site Reliability Engineer, GoogleDeveloper Programs Engineer, GoogleCloud ML Site Reliability Manager, GoogleSolutions Architect, NVIDIA

Now generally available: Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory (AD)Now generally available: Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory (AD)Product Manager, Google Cloud

You can use the service to simplify and automate familiar AD tasks like automatically “domain joining” new Windows VMs by integrating the service with Cloud DNS, hardening Windows VMs by applying Group Policy Objects (GPOs), controlling Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) access through GPOs, and more. For example, one of our customers, OpenX, has been using … Read more Now generally available: Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory (AD)Now generally available: Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory (AD)Product Manager, Google Cloud

Making your monolith more reliableMaking your monolith more reliableSRE Systems Engineer

In cloud operations, we often hear about the benefits of microservices over monolithic architecture. Indeed, microservices help manage hardware being abstracted away and push developers towards resilient, distributed designs. However, many enterprises still have monolithic architectures which they need to maintain.  For this post, we’ll use Wikipedia’s definition of a monolith: “A single-tiered software application … Read more Making your monolith more reliableMaking your monolith more reliableSRE Systems Engineer

Explaining model predictions on structured dataExplaining model predictions on structured dataStaff Developer AdvocateDeveloper Advocate

Machine learning technology continues to improve at a rapid pace, with increasingly accurate models being used to solve more complex problems. However, with this increased accuracy comes greater complexity. This complexity makes debugging models more challenging. To help with this, last November Google Cloud introduced Explainable AI, a tool designed to help data scientists improve … Read more Explaining model predictions on structured dataExplaining model predictions on structured dataStaff Developer AdvocateDeveloper Advocate