AutoML Tables: end-to-end workflows on AI Platform PipelinesAutoML Tables: end-to-end workflows on AI Platform PipelinesStaff Developer Advocate

AutoML Tables lets you automatically build, analyze, and deploy state-of-the-art machine learning models using your own structured data. It’s useful for a wide range of machine learning tasks, such as asset valuations, fraud detection, credit risk analysis, customer retention prediction, analyzing item layouts in stores, solving comment section spam problems, quickly categorizing audio content, predicting … Read more AutoML Tables: end-to-end workflows on AI Platform PipelinesAutoML Tables: end-to-end workflows on AI Platform PipelinesStaff Developer Advocate

Enabling hybrid deployments with Cloud CDN and Load BalancingEnabling hybrid deployments with Cloud CDN and Load BalancingProduct Manager, Load BalancingProduct Manager, CDN

Internet NEGs enable you to serve, cache and accelerate content hosted on origins inside and outside of Google Cloud via Cloud CDN, and use our global backbone for cache fill and dynamic content to keep latency down and availability up. This can be great if you have a large content library that you’re still migrating … Read more Enabling hybrid deployments with Cloud CDN and Load BalancingEnabling hybrid deployments with Cloud CDN and Load BalancingProduct Manager, Load BalancingProduct Manager, CDN

Setting SLOs: a step-by-step guideSetting SLOs: a step-by-step guideSite Reliability Engineer

The SLI equation is the number of good events divided by the total number of valid events, multiplied by 100 to keep it a uniform percentage. Let’s look at the SLIs we want to measure for the “Checkout” critical user journey. Picture the journey your customers take to buy a product from the store. First, … Read more Setting SLOs: a step-by-step guideSetting SLOs: a step-by-step guideSite Reliability Engineer

Compute Engine explained: Choosing the right machine family and typeCompute Engine explained: Choosing the right machine family and typeProduct Manager

C2 VMs offer up to 20% sustained use discounts and are also eligible for committed use discounts, bringing additional savings of up to 60% for three-year commitments. Memory-optimized (M1, M2) family Memory-optimized machine types offer the highest memory in our VM family. With VMs that range in size from 1TB to 12TBs of memory, and … Read more Compute Engine explained: Choosing the right machine family and typeCompute Engine explained: Choosing the right machine family and typeProduct Manager

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

In June, we welcomed summer in the northern hemisphere, and we heard stories of struggle, protest, and perseverance. Our most-read stories reflected these realities, with many people still working and learning remotely. Growing cloud infrastructure, virtually and physically Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) clusters will soon be able to scale past the current limits, up to … Read more Last month today: June in Google CloudLast month today: June in Google Cloud

Enhancing multi-cloud data governance on Google CloudEnhancing multi-cloud data governance on Google CloudDirector Product Management, Google Cloud

Data governance is an essential part of managing your cloud infrastructure, particularly if you’re taking advantage of multiple cloud providers. In many industries, you need to show where data has been stored, and how it’s been used, to meet regulations. In addition, using access controls and other data governance tools helps ensure that only those … Read more Enhancing multi-cloud data governance on Google CloudEnhancing multi-cloud data governance on Google CloudDirector Product Management, Google Cloud

Including everyone at Google Cloud Next ’20: OnAirIncluding everyone at Google Cloud Next ’20: OnAirHead of DEI for Next OnAir

This year, amidst the ongoing global pandemic, we are reimagining our Google Cloud Next ‘20 event to connect our cloud community digitally. We’re continuing to make our physical events diverse and inclusive, and are infusing these values to our digital events too—critically important to ensuring everyone feels welcome and included as we build together.  Our … Read more Including everyone at Google Cloud Next ’20: OnAirIncluding everyone at Google Cloud Next ’20: OnAirHead of DEI for Next OnAir

Not just compliance: reimagining DLP for today’s cloud-centric worldNot just compliance: reimagining DLP for today’s cloud-centric worldProduct Manager, Google CloudHead of Solutions Strategy

As the name suggests, data loss prevention (DLP) technology is designed to help organizations monitor, detect, and ultimately prevent attacks and other events that can result in data exfiltration and loss. The DLP technology ecosystem—covering network DLP, endpoint DLP, and data discovery DLP—has a long history, going back nearly 20 years, and with data losses … Read more Not just compliance: reimagining DLP for today’s cloud-centric worldNot just compliance: reimagining DLP for today’s cloud-centric worldProduct Manager, Google CloudHead of Solutions Strategy

Genomics analysis with Hail, BigQuery, and DataprocGenomics analysis with Hail, BigQuery, and DataprocProduct Manager

At Google Cloud, we work with organizations performing large-scale research projects. There are a few solutions we recommend to do this type of work, so that researchers can focus on what they do best—power novel treatments, personalized medicine, and advancements in pharmaceuticals. (Find more details about creating a genomics data analysis architecture in this post.) … Read more Genomics analysis with Hail, BigQuery, and DataprocGenomics analysis with Hail, BigQuery, and DataprocProduct Manager

Building a genomics analysis architecture with Hail, BigQuery, and DataprocBuilding a genomics analysis architecture with Hail, BigQuery, and DataprocProduct Manager

Here’s more detail on each of the components. Landing zone The landing zone, also referred to by some customers as their “raw zone,” is where data is ingested in its native format without transformations or making any assumptions about what questions might be asked of it later.  For the most part, Cloud Storage is well-suited … Read more Building a genomics analysis architecture with Hail, BigQuery, and DataprocBuilding a genomics analysis architecture with Hail, BigQuery, and DataprocProduct Manager

11 best practices for operational efficiency and cost reduction with Google Cloud11 best practices for operational efficiency and cost reduction with Google CloudHead of Solutions Engineering Center of Excellence

As businesses consider the road ahead, many are finding they need to make tough decisions about what projects to prioritize and how to allocate resources. For many, the impact of COVID-19 has brought the benefits and limitations of their IT environment into focus. As these businesses plan their way forward, many will need to consider … Read more 11 best practices for operational efficiency and cost reduction with Google Cloud11 best practices for operational efficiency and cost reduction with Google CloudHead of Solutions Engineering Center of Excellence

Presto optional component now available on DataprocPresto optional component now available on DataprocDeveloper AdvocateDeveloper Programs Engineer

Presto is an open source, distributed SQL query engine for running interactive analytics queries against data sources of many types. We are pleased to announce the GA release of the Presto optional component for Dataproc, our fully managed cloud service for running data processing software from the open source ecosystem. This new optional component brings … Read more Presto optional component now available on DataprocPresto optional component now available on DataprocDeveloper AdvocateDeveloper Programs Engineer

New IT Cost Assessment program: Unlock value to reinvest for growthNew IT Cost Assessment program: Unlock value to reinvest for growthVP, Solutions Engineering

If you’re in IT, chances are you’re under pressure to prioritize investments and optimize costs in response to the current economic climate. According to a recent survey of our customers1, that situation describes 84% of IT decision makers. Likewise, Forrester Research has said CIOs could face a minimum of 5% budget cuts in 20202, and … Read more New IT Cost Assessment program: Unlock value to reinvest for growthNew IT Cost Assessment program: Unlock value to reinvest for growthVP, Solutions Engineering

A guide to setting up monitoring for object creation in Cloud StorageA guide to setting up monitoring for object creation in Cloud StorageBig Data and Analytics Cloud ConsultantStrategic Cloud Engineer

Cloud Storage provides worldwide, highly durable object storage that scales to exabytes of data. This means customers of all sizes and industries can use it to store and protect any amount of data for a range of use cases, such as websites, mobile applications, backup and restore, archive, and big data analytics. The objects are … Read more A guide to setting up monitoring for object creation in Cloud StorageA guide to setting up monitoring for object creation in Cloud StorageBig Data and Analytics Cloud ConsultantStrategic Cloud Engineer

How the Google AI Community Used Cloud to Help Biomedical ResearchersHow the Google AI Community Used Cloud to Help Biomedical ResearchersGoogle Developer Advocacy Manager, AIGoogle Developer Relations Program ManagerML GDE, 42 School

In response to the global pandemic, the White House and a coalition of research groups published the CORD19-dataset on Kaggle, the world’s largest online data science community. The goal—to further our understanding about coronaviruses and other diseases—caught the attention of many in the health policy, research and medical community. The Kaggle challenge has received almost … Read more How the Google AI Community Used Cloud to Help Biomedical ResearchersHow the Google AI Community Used Cloud to Help Biomedical ResearchersGoogle Developer Advocacy Manager, AIGoogle Developer Relations Program ManagerML GDE, 42 School

Mitigating Web Scraping with reCAPTCHA EnterpriseMitigating Web Scraping with reCAPTCHA EnterpriseSecurity & Compliance Customer Engineering

As more and more businesses post content, pricing, and other information on their websites, information is more important than ever in today’s digital age.  Web scraping—also commonly referred to as web harvesting or web extracting—is the act of extracting information from websites all around the internet, and it’s becoming so common that some companies have … Read more Mitigating Web Scraping with reCAPTCHA EnterpriseMitigating Web Scraping with reCAPTCHA EnterpriseSecurity & Compliance Customer Engineering

How Loblaw turns to technology to support Canadians during COVID-19How Loblaw turns to technology to support Canadians during COVID-19VP of Retail and Consumer Solutions, Google Cloud

The impact of COVID-19—and the shift in how we work, live, and shop—has tested every industry, and retailers in the grocery space are no exception. While hospitals and local governments have crisis plans for scenarios like what we are experiencing, few grocery store operators had fully contemplated implications of a global pandemic.  While traditional grocers … Read more How Loblaw turns to technology to support Canadians during COVID-19How Loblaw turns to technology to support Canadians during COVID-19VP of Retail and Consumer Solutions, Google Cloud

Princeton University’s OIT connects students, staff, and faculty with Google Cloud and Palo Alto NetworksPrinceton University’s OIT connects students, staff, and faculty with Google Cloud and Palo Alto NetworksDirector, IaaS/PaaS Partnerships

One of the biggest challenges organizations have faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been transitioning from in-person to remote working, and doing it securely, reliably, and quickly. This transition can be particularly tough for higher education institutions, which have to consider flexible options for faculty, students, and staff that let them be successful from … Read more Princeton University’s OIT connects students, staff, and faculty with Google Cloud and Palo Alto NetworksPrinceton University’s OIT connects students, staff, and faculty with Google Cloud and Palo Alto NetworksDirector, IaaS/PaaS Partnerships

Detecting and responding to Cloud Logging events in real-timeDetecting and responding to Cloud Logging events in real-timeProduct Manager, Google CloudSolutions Architect

2. Automatically remediate a misconfigured bucket Our second use case focuses on preventing a misconfigured bucket in Cloud Storage. A misconfigured bucket can expose sensitive data and cause damage to your organization. To help protect against this, you can monitor the configuration changes to the bucket. For example, if an admin inadvertently opens a bucket … Read more Detecting and responding to Cloud Logging events in real-timeDetecting and responding to Cloud Logging events in real-timeProduct Manager, Google CloudSolutions Architect

The new Google Cloud region in Jakarta is now openThe new Google Cloud region in Jakarta is now openProduct ManagerAsia Pacific Managing Director

Having a region in Jakarta will help new and existing customers in Indonesia leverage Google Cloud technologies to provide better experiences for local users. “Google Cloud already helps us to execute our digital banking strategy, which accelerates financial inclusion, and to provide better banking services for Indonesians,” said Indra Utoyo, Director of Digital, Information Technology … Read more The new Google Cloud region in Jakarta is now openThe new Google Cloud region in Jakarta is now openProduct ManagerAsia Pacific Managing Director

Introducing Pub/Sub as a new notification channel in Cloud MonitoringIntroducing Pub/Sub as a new notification channel in Cloud MonitoringSoftware EngineerSoftware Engineer

Pub/Sub vs webhook It’s true that you can also use a webhook to integrate with third-party packages, so when should you use Pub/Sub rather than a webhook? Both of these methods can be used for different scenarios. The main differences between Pub/Sub and a webhook center around notions of implicit vs. explicit invocation, durability and … Read more Introducing Pub/Sub as a new notification channel in Cloud MonitoringIntroducing Pub/Sub as a new notification channel in Cloud MonitoringSoftware EngineerSoftware Engineer

Father’s Day present of the past: 30 years of family videos in an AI archiveFather’s Day present of the past: 30 years of family videos in an AI archiveApplied AI Engineer

Happily, the Video Intelligence API was able to solve both of these problems. Automatic Shot Change detection recognized where one video ended and another began, even though they were mashed up into one long MOV file, so I was able to automatically split the long clips into smaller chunks. The API also extracted the dates … Read more Father’s Day present of the past: 30 years of family videos in an AI archiveFather’s Day present of the past: 30 years of family videos in an AI archiveApplied AI Engineer

How Unity analyzes petabytes of data in BigQuery for reporting and ML initiativesHow Unity analyzes petabytes of data in BigQuery for reporting and ML initiativesDirector, Engineering & Data, Unity Technologies

Editor’s note: We’re hearing today from Unity Technologies, which offers a development platform for gaming, architecture, film and other industries. Here, Director of Engineering and Data Sampsa Jaatinen shares valuable insights for modern technology decision makers, whatever industry they’re in.  Unity Technologies is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. … Read more How Unity analyzes petabytes of data in BigQuery for reporting and ML initiativesHow Unity analyzes petabytes of data in BigQuery for reporting and ML initiativesDirector, Engineering & Data, Unity Technologies

Bringing Modern Transport Security to Google Cloud with TLS 1.3Bringing Modern Transport Security to Google Cloud with TLS 1.3Product Manager, CDNSoftware Engineer, Cloud LB

We spend a lot of time thinking about how to improve internet protocols at Google—both for our Google Cloud customers and for our own properties. From our work developing SPDY into HTTP/2 and QUIC into HTTP/3, we know that improving the protocols we use across the Internet is critical to improving user experience. Transport Layer … Read more Bringing Modern Transport Security to Google Cloud with TLS 1.3Bringing Modern Transport Security to Google Cloud with TLS 1.3Product Manager, CDNSoftware Engineer, Cloud LB

Setting up advanced network threat detection with Packet MirroringSetting up advanced network threat detection with Packet MirroringProduct ManagerProduct Marketing Manager

When you’re trying to detect—or thwart—an attack, the network can be a good line of defense: attackers could compromise a VM and you could lose access to endpoint data, but you likely still have access to network data. An effective threat detection strategy is to use network data, logs, and endpoint data to gain visibility … Read more Setting up advanced network threat detection with Packet MirroringSetting up advanced network threat detection with Packet MirroringProduct ManagerProduct Marketing Manager

Announcing API management for services that use EnvoyAnnouncing API management for services that use EnvoyPM ApigeeCustomer Engineer, GCP

Among forward-looking software developers, Envoy has become ubiquitous as a high-performance pluggable proxy, providing improved networking and observability capability for increased services traffic. Built on the learnings of HAProxy and nginx, Envoy is now an official Cloud Native Computing Foundation project, and has many fans—including among users of our Apigee API management platform.  To help … Read more Announcing API management for services that use EnvoyAnnouncing API management for services that use EnvoyPM ApigeeCustomer Engineer, GCP

Introducing Spark 3 and Hadoop 3 on Dataproc image version 2.0Introducing Spark 3 and Hadoop 3 on Dataproc image version 2.0Product Manager, Google CloudSoftware Engineer

Dataproc makes open source data and analytics processing fast, easy, and more secure in the cloud. Dataproc provides fully configured autoscaling clusters in around 90 seconds on custom machine types. This makes Dataproc an ideal way to experiment with and test the latest functionality from the open source ecosystem.  Dataproc provides image versions that align … Read more Introducing Spark 3 and Hadoop 3 on Dataproc image version 2.0Introducing Spark 3 and Hadoop 3 on Dataproc image version 2.0Product Manager, Google CloudSoftware Engineer

Data scientists assist medical researchers in the fight against COVID-19Data scientists assist medical researchers in the fight against COVID-19Kaggle Product ManagerKaggle Developer AdvocateKaggle Developer Advocate

“This competition series showed that it is still a challenging problem to solve and currently a combination of transforming data into a consumable format from various sources, understanding the difference in modelling short-term forecasts vs. long-term forecasts, and using simpler machine learning models with some adjustments seems to perform the best,” said Rohan Rao, a … Read more Data scientists assist medical researchers in the fight against COVID-19Data scientists assist medical researchers in the fight against COVID-19Kaggle Product ManagerKaggle Developer AdvocateKaggle Developer Advocate

New ways to manage custom Cloud Monitoring dashboardsNew ways to manage custom Cloud Monitoring dashboardsProduct ManagerSolutions Architect

Earlier this year, we added a Dashboard API to Cloud Monitoring, allowing you to manage custom dashboards and charts programmatically, in addition to managing them with the Google Cloud Console. Since then, you’ve asked us to provide more sample dashboard templates that target specific Google Cloud services. Many of you have also asked us to … Read more New ways to manage custom Cloud Monitoring dashboardsNew ways to manage custom Cloud Monitoring dashboardsProduct ManagerSolutions Architect

Automating Cloud Data Fusion deployments via TerraformAutomating Cloud Data Fusion deployments via TerraformCloud Technical Resident

The module allows for many more optional inputs, such as name of the network, name of the subnetwork, or name of the service account to run the Dataproc cluster on. It also allows you to provide the namespace to deploy the profile in, as well as the account key used for authentication. Deploying and updating … Read more Automating Cloud Data Fusion deployments via TerraformAutomating Cloud Data Fusion deployments via TerraformCloud Technical Resident

Google Cloud firewalls adds new policy and insightsGoogle Cloud firewalls adds new policy and insightsProduct Manager

Firewalls are an integral part of almost any IT security plan. With our native, fully distributed firewall technology, Google Cloud aims to provide the highest performance and scalability for all your enterprise workloads.  We also know that the more control and flexibility you have, the more secure you can be. With that in mind, today … Read more Google Cloud firewalls adds new policy and insightsGoogle Cloud firewalls adds new policy and insightsProduct Manager

Building resilient systems to weather the unexpectedBuilding resilient systems to weather the unexpectedVP, 24×7

The global cloud that powers Google runs lots of products that people rely on every day—Google Search, YouTube, Gmail, Maps, and more. In this time of increased internet use and virtual everything, it’s natural to wonder if the internet can keep up with, and stay ahead of, all this new demand. The answer is yes, … Read more Building resilient systems to weather the unexpectedBuilding resilient systems to weather the unexpectedVP, 24×7

Creating a secure email ecosystem and blocking COVID-19 cyberthreats in India, Brazil, and the UKCreating a secure email ecosystem and blocking COVID-19 cyberthreats in India, Brazil, and the UKProduct Manager, Gmail SecurityLead Security PMM, G Suite & GCP platform

How we’re blocking novel threats  Overall, Gmail continues to block more than 99.9% of spam, phishing, and malware from reaching our users. We’ve put proactive monitoring in place for COVID-19-related malware and phishing across our systems and workflows. In many cases, however, these threats are not new—rather, they’re existing malware campaigns that have simply been … Read more Creating a secure email ecosystem and blocking COVID-19 cyberthreats in India, Brazil, and the UKCreating a secure email ecosystem and blocking COVID-19 cyberthreats in India, Brazil, and the UKProduct Manager, Gmail SecurityLead Security PMM, G Suite & GCP platform

3 strategies to ensure business continuity using Anthos3 strategies to ensure business continuity using AnthosTechnical Director, Office of the CTO

Whether your organization is scaling up to meet a sudden surge in demand or scaling down to manage costs, business continuity has never been more important. And in a climate where IT needs are rapidly changing, driven by evolving customer demands, business continuity means so much more than having the right a backup and disaster … Read more 3 strategies to ensure business continuity using Anthos3 strategies to ensure business continuity using AnthosTechnical Director, Office of the CTO

Supporting your compliance journey with Compliance Resource CenterSupporting your compliance journey with Compliance Resource CenterTrust & Compliance Product Marketing ManagerProduct Manager, Security & Privacy

Building and maintaining a compliance program can be complex and challenging. It requires implementing policies, operational and physical security controls, and various reporting mechanisms. We know our customers have to manage a wide variety of regulatory and industry-specific compliance requirements, and Google Cloud is committed to being a partner in your compliance journey.  To help … Read more Supporting your compliance journey with Compliance Resource CenterSupporting your compliance journey with Compliance Resource CenterTrust & Compliance Product Marketing ManagerProduct Manager, Security & Privacy

How to find—and use—your GKE logs with Cloud LoggingHow to find—and use—your GKE logs with Cloud LoggingProduct Manager, Google CloudProduct Manager, Google Cloud

If the GKE integration is not enabled, you can enable log collection for the cluster by editing the cluster in the Google Cloud Console, or by using the gcloud container clusters update command line. If you have already enabled the GKE integration with Cloud Logging and Cloud Monitoring and still don’t see any of your … Read more How to find—and use—your GKE logs with Cloud LoggingHow to find—and use—your GKE logs with Cloud LoggingProduct Manager, Google CloudProduct Manager, Google Cloud

Introducing cross-region replica for Cloud SQLIntroducing cross-region replica for Cloud SQLProduct Manager

Being responsible for business continuity isn’t easy. You must consider a wide variety of failure scenarios, including the outage of a Google region. In the event of a regional outage, you want your application and database to quickly start serving your customers in another available region if a Google Cloud region fails. We’ve worked closely … Read more Introducing cross-region replica for Cloud SQLIntroducing cross-region replica for Cloud SQLProduct Manager

How Migrate for Anthos streamlines legacy Java app modernizationHow Migrate for Anthos streamlines legacy Java app modernizationSr. Product Manager, Google CloudProduct Marketing, Google Cloud

You can immediately see a difference between the results. In the standard container, as already reported in many such tests, Java reports resource values from the host node, and not from the container resource allocations. In the standard container, the reported maximum heap size is derived from Java 7’s sizing algorithm, which, by default, is … Read more How Migrate for Anthos streamlines legacy Java app modernizationHow Migrate for Anthos streamlines legacy Java app modernizationSr. Product Manager, Google CloudProduct Marketing, Google Cloud

Introducing skill badges, certification preparation learning paths, and online proctored certification testingIntroducing skill badges, certification preparation learning paths, and online proctored certification testingDirector, Google Cloud Learning and Enablement

Finding the right cloud talent and expertise is important for virtually all businesses today. Almost 70 percent of IT leaders report that hiring was somewhat or extremely difficult in 2019 and that finding qualified cloud computing talent was a top challenge. Our Google Cloud training allows you to build cloud skills while our certifications help … Read more Introducing skill badges, certification preparation learning paths, and online proctored certification testingIntroducing skill badges, certification preparation learning paths, and online proctored certification testingDirector, Google Cloud Learning and Enablement

Performance tuning best practices for Memorystore for RedisPerformance tuning best practices for Memorystore for RedisStrategic Cloud Engineer, Google Cloud

Run benchmarkNow that you have your data loaded and command chosen, you can run the benchmark test. Adjust the number of processes and instances to execute YCSB according to the load amount. In order to identify performance bottlenecks, you need to look at multiple metrics. Here are the typical indicators to investigate: LatencyYCSB outputs latency … Read more Performance tuning best practices for Memorystore for RedisPerformance tuning best practices for Memorystore for RedisStrategic Cloud Engineer, Google Cloud

Google Cloud adds smart analytics frameworks for AI Platform NotebooksGoogle Cloud adds smart analytics frameworks for AI Platform NotebooksProduct Manager, Google CloudProduct Manager

Google Cloud is announcing the beta release of smart analytics frameworks for AI Platform Notebooks. Smart Analytics Frameworks  brings closer the model training and deployment offered by AI Platform with the ingestion, preprocessing, and exploration capabilities of our smart analytics platform. With smart analytics frameworks for AI Platform Notebooks, you can run petabyte-scale SQL queries … Read more Google Cloud adds smart analytics frameworks for AI Platform NotebooksGoogle Cloud adds smart analytics frameworks for AI Platform NotebooksProduct Manager, Google CloudProduct Manager

Combining the power of Apache Spark and AI Platform Notebooks with Dataproc HubCombining the power of Apache Spark and AI Platform Notebooks with Dataproc HubSolutions Architect

7. This should open a page that shows you either a configuration form or redirects you to the JupyterLab interface. If this is working, keep note of the URL of the page that you opened.  8. Share the URL with the group of data scientists that you created the Dataproc Hub instance for. Dataproc Hub … Read more Combining the power of Apache Spark and AI Platform Notebooks with Dataproc HubCombining the power of Apache Spark and AI Platform Notebooks with Dataproc HubSolutions Architect

Meeting reliability challenges with SRE principlesMeeting reliability challenges with SRE principlesSite Reliability Engineer

You’ve built a beautiful, reliable service, and your users love it. After the initial rush from launch is over, realization dawns that this service not only needs to be run, but run by you! At Google, we follow site reliability engineering (SRE) principles to keep services running and users happy. Through years of work using … Read more Meeting reliability challenges with SRE principlesMeeting reliability challenges with SRE principlesSite Reliability Engineer

Helping veterans build a career path with the Google Cloud certification challengeHelping veterans build a career path with the Google Cloud certification challengeCertification Operations Manager

Each year about 200,000 veterans transition out of service but, despite being well-equipped to work in the tech sector, many of these skilled veterans don’t have a clear career path. That’s why Google Cloud is partnering with VetsInTech to help U.S. veterans develop in-demand cloud technology skills through a Google Cloud certification challenge. This six- … Read more Helping veterans build a career path with the Google Cloud certification challengeHelping veterans build a career path with the Google Cloud certification challengeCertification Operations Manager

How Kaggle solved a spam problem in 8 days using AutoMLHow Kaggle solved a spam problem in 8 days using AutoMLStaff Developer Advocate and Head of Competitions, Kaggle

Kaggle is a data science community of nearly 5 million users. In September of 2019, we found ourselves under a sudden siege of spam traffic that threatened to overwhelm visitors to our site. We had to come up with an effective solution, fast. Using AutoML Natural Language on Google Cloud, Kaggle was able to train, test, and … Read more How Kaggle solved a spam problem in 8 days using AutoMLHow Kaggle solved a spam problem in 8 days using AutoMLStaff Developer Advocate and Head of Competitions, Kaggle

Choosing between BigQuery on-demand and flat rate pricingChoosing between BigQuery on-demand and flat rate pricingSpecialist Customer Engineer, Data Analytics

Editor’s note: This is one installment in a series about managing BigQuery costs. Check out the other posts on using Reservations effectively and how to use Flex Slots to save on costs. When you use data to guide your business decision-making process, you need to continually optimize your data analytics usage to get more out … Read more Choosing between BigQuery on-demand and flat rate pricingChoosing between BigQuery on-demand and flat rate pricingSpecialist Customer Engineer, Data Analytics

Zero-trust remote admin access for Windows VMs on Compute EngineZero-trust remote admin access for Windows VMs on Compute EngineProduct Manager, Google CloudSolutions Architect

It’s more important than ever for IT administrators to be able to securely access resources from wherever they are. Exposing VM instances to the public internet can be risky, potentially giving bad actors a direct access path to your network. But solutions such as VPN tunnels or jump (bastion) hosts to access these systems can … Read more Zero-trust remote admin access for Windows VMs on Compute EngineZero-trust remote admin access for Windows VMs on Compute EngineProduct Manager, Google CloudSolutions Architect

Burst data lake processing to Dataproc using on-prem Hadoop dataBurst data lake processing to Dataproc using on-prem Hadoop dataLead Engineer at Alluxio

Many companies have data stored in a Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) cluster in their on-premises environment. As the amount of stored data grows, and the number of workloads coming in from analytics frameworks like Apache Spark, Presto, Apache Hive, and more grow, this type of fixed on-premises infrastructure becomes costly and causes latency in … Read more Burst data lake processing to Dataproc using on-prem Hadoop dataBurst data lake processing to Dataproc using on-prem Hadoop dataLead Engineer at Alluxio

Cloud Functions, meet VPC functionalityCloud Functions, meet VPC functionalitySolution ArchitectProduct Manager

Ingress settings and VPC Service Controls With the release of Serverless VPC Access, we provided an egress path from functions to services running in a VPC (e.g.,  stateful services running on VMs without public IP addresses or services such as Memorystore). Now with support for ingress settings, you have more control over which network requests … Read more Cloud Functions, meet VPC functionalityCloud Functions, meet VPC functionalitySolution ArchitectProduct Manager

Anthos in depth: exploring a bare-metal deployment optionAnthos in depth: exploring a bare-metal deployment optionProduct Manager, Anthos

We recently shared how organizations are modernizing their applications with Anthos, driving business agility and efficiency in exciting new ways. But while some of you want to run Anthos on your existing virtualized infrastructure, others want to eliminate the dependency on a hypervisor layer, to modernize your applications while reducing costs. A new option to … Read more Anthos in depth: exploring a bare-metal deployment optionAnthos in depth: exploring a bare-metal deployment optionProduct Manager, Anthos