gVisor: Protecting GKE and serverless users in the real worldgVisor: Protecting GKE and serverless users in the real worldVP Infrastructure and Fellow, Google Cloud

gVisor takes inspiration from a common principle in security that states that you should have multiple distinct layers of protection, and that those layers should not be susceptible to the same kinds of compromises. Containers rely on namespaces and cgroups as their primary layer of isolation; gVisor then introduces a second layer by handling syscalls … Read more gVisor: Protecting GKE and serverless users in the real worldgVisor: Protecting GKE and serverless users in the real worldVP Infrastructure and Fellow, Google Cloud

Tips and tricks for using new RegEx support in Cloud LoggingTips and tricks for using new RegEx support in Cloud LoggingSoftware EngineerProduct Manager, Google Cloud

Pro tip: you can paste a timestamp like the one below directly into the field for custom time.  Original search: “CONNECTING” Specific search: timestamp>=”2019-08-05T18:34:19.856588299Z”timestamp<=”2019-09-05T18:34:19.856588299Z””CONNECTING” Put highly-queried data into indexed fields. You can use the Cloud Logging agent to route log data to indexed fields for improved performance, for example. Placing indexed data in the “labels” LogEntry … Read more Tips and tricks for using new RegEx support in Cloud LoggingTips and tricks for using new RegEx support in Cloud LoggingSoftware EngineerProduct Manager, Google Cloud

Data warehouse migration tips: preparation and discoveryData warehouse migration tips: preparation and discoveryEMEA Solution Lead, Data AnalyticsEMEA Solution Lead, Data Analytics

Data warehouses are at the heart of an organization’s decision making process, which is why many businesses are moving away from the siloed approach of traditional data warehouses to a modern data warehouse that provides advanced capabilities to meet changing requirements. At Google Cloud, we often work with customers on data warehouse migration projects, including … Read more Data warehouse migration tips: preparation and discoveryData warehouse migration tips: preparation and discoveryEMEA Solution Lead, Data AnalyticsEMEA Solution Lead, Data Analytics

Export data from Cloud SQL without performance overheadExport data from Cloud SQL without performance overheadProduct Manager, Google Cloud Platform

While there are a variety of reasons to export data out of your databases – such as to maintain backups, meet regulatory data retention policies, or feed downstream analytics – exports can put undue strain on your production systems, making them challenging to schedule and manage. To eliminate that resource strain, we’ve launched a new … Read more Export data from Cloud SQL without performance overheadExport data from Cloud SQL without performance overheadProduct Manager, Google Cloud Platform

Deutsche Bӧrse Group continues its journey to the cloudDeutsche Bӧrse Group continues its journey to the cloudManaging Director, Google Cloud DACHGeneral Manager, Google Cloud Compute

The word “transformation” brings many things to mind, like innovation, agility, and change. Consistency and stability are probably not as high on the list of synonyms, but for regulated industries undergoing digital transformation initiatives, those characteristics are just as critical—in fact, they’re critically important for digital transformation to succeed. Deutsche Bӧrse Group, an international financial … Read more Deutsche Bӧrse Group continues its journey to the cloudDeutsche Bӧrse Group continues its journey to the cloudManaging Director, Google Cloud DACHGeneral Manager, Google Cloud Compute

Analyze your logs quickly with suggested queries beta in Cloud LoggingAnalyze your logs quickly with suggested queries beta in Cloud LoggingProduct Manager

Cloud Logging is a popular tool to help developers, operators, and other users identify and find the root cause of issues in their infrastructure. With features like the Logs Explorer, you can quickly and efficiently retrieve, view, and analyze logs. To help you get the most out of your logs, we’re excited to introduce suggested … Read more Analyze your logs quickly with suggested queries beta in Cloud LoggingAnalyze your logs quickly with suggested queries beta in Cloud LoggingProduct Manager

Analytics get smarter for SAP customers with Informatica and Google CloudAnalytics get smarter for SAP customers with Informatica and Google CloudPartner Technical Lead for SAP Strategy & Architecture

Like many businesses around the world, SAP customers are adapting to new realities brought about not only by the current health crisis, but also by sudden competitive landscape shifts. As they pivot their business models and face major decisions, they need the ability to dig into massive amounts of data using analytics.  But integrating enterprise … Read more Analytics get smarter for SAP customers with Informatica and Google CloudAnalytics get smarter for SAP customers with Informatica and Google CloudPartner Technical Lead for SAP Strategy & Architecture

Lost in translation: encryption, key management, and real securityLost in translation: encryption, key management, and real securityHead of Solutions StrategyProduct Manager

Being compliant does not mean you’re secure. The definition of “being secure” varies too much across industries, organizations, and threat profiles—secure against what?—to ever match an external checklist. Because of this, compliance and security have developed a peculiar relationship. Regulation is meant to provide guidance, through accepted best practices, from the body of knowledge for … Read more Lost in translation: encryption, key management, and real securityLost in translation: encryption, key management, and real securityHead of Solutions StrategyProduct Manager

Faster, more powerful apps for everyone: What happened at Next OnAir this weekFaster, more powerful apps for everyone: What happened at Next OnAir this weekDirector, Product Marketing, Data and Business Application Platform

Week nine of Google Cloud Next ‘20: OnAir is in the books—and what a week it was! From Google Cloud GM/VP Amit Zavery’s keynote to product announcements to customer demos to Google SVP Urs Hölzle presentation and Q&A, we explored multiple ways enterprises are leveraging APIs and no-code application development to accelerate their digital transformations. … Read more Faster, more powerful apps for everyone: What happened at Next OnAir this weekFaster, more powerful apps for everyone: What happened at Next OnAir this weekDirector, Product Marketing, Data and Business Application Platform

Spanning the globe with Google Cloud VMware EngineSpanning the globe with Google Cloud VMware EngineGroup Product Manager, Google Cloud VMware Engine

VMware Engine is helping customers such as Mitel accelerate its cloud journey and unlock new growth opportunities. “Google Cloud VMware Engine shortened our implementation cycle — we can move our customers in just a few weeks (not months) to a well known, stateful environment in Google Cloud,” said Rick Cirigliano, Senior VP of Cloud Operations … Read more Spanning the globe with Google Cloud VMware EngineSpanning the globe with Google Cloud VMware EngineGroup Product Manager, Google Cloud VMware Engine

How APIs and ecosystem strategies accelerate digital transformationHow APIs and ecosystem strategies accelerate digital transformationDirector of Product Management, Google Cloud

Enabling New Business Models  Many Google Cloud customers demonstrate the power of ecosystem strategies to expand innovation efforts and unlock new business models.  Indonesia’s Bank BRI, for example, made capabilities such as credit scoring available via an API as a paid service, which helped it to develop a digital network of “branchless” agents across many … Read more How APIs and ecosystem strategies accelerate digital transformationHow APIs and ecosystem strategies accelerate digital transformationDirector of Product Management, Google Cloud

Google Cloud named a Leader in first Forrester Wave: Public Cloud Development & Infrastructure Platforms for ANZGoogle Cloud named a Leader in first Forrester Wave: Public Cloud Development & Infrastructure Platforms for ANZVice President, ANZ at Google Cloud

The events of 2020 have only reinforced what we’ve heard from organisations across Australia and New Zealand (ANZ)—they’re turning to the cloud because they want to innovate faster, increase resilience, collaborate more efficiency, and deliver more value to their customers. Today, we’re proud to share that Google Cloud has been recognised by Forrester as a … Read more Google Cloud named a Leader in first Forrester Wave: Public Cloud Development & Infrastructure Platforms for ANZGoogle Cloud named a Leader in first Forrester Wave: Public Cloud Development & Infrastructure Platforms for ANZVice President, ANZ at Google Cloud

Expanding Google Cloud’s Confidential Computing portfolioExpanding Google Cloud’s Confidential Computing portfolioGeneral Manager/VP of Engineering, Cloud SecurityGeneral Manager/VP of Engineering, Application Modernization Platform

Bringing confidential computing to your container workloads As our customers move to modernize existing applications and build cloud-native ones, GKE is increasingly the foundation they use. Application modernization also presents the opportunity to modernize security, and as we looked at building our Confidential Computing portfolio, we wanted to deliver a new level of confidentiality and … Read more Expanding Google Cloud’s Confidential Computing portfolioExpanding Google Cloud’s Confidential Computing portfolioGeneral Manager/VP of Engineering, Cloud SecurityGeneral Manager/VP of Engineering, Application Modernization Platform

An AI gold mine: What happened at Google Cloud Next ‘20 OnAirAn AI gold mine: What happened at Google Cloud Next ‘20 OnAirProduct Marketing Lead, Cloud AI

AI and machine learning (ML) tools and solutions are fundamentally changing how businesses are run. Soon, organizations that are not using AI will be at a disadvantage from those that do and applications that are not AI-powered may feel broken.   This week at Google Cloud Next ’20: OnAir we explored how Cloud AI is empowering … Read more An AI gold mine: What happened at Google Cloud Next ‘20 OnAirAn AI gold mine: What happened at Google Cloud Next ‘20 OnAirProduct Marketing Lead, Cloud AI

What is API-first? 5 opportunities to create business valueWhat is API-first? 5 opportunities to create business valueDigital Engagement Lead, Google CloudDirector of Product Management, Google Cloud

Our recent CIO survey with Oxford Economics contained a few takeaways that stood out to me: most companies are using API-first strategies, and those most committed to this concept report faster innovation and greater value from business partnerships.  Even so, the survey indicates that a healthy minority of enterprises still think of APIs in integration-first … Read more What is API-first? 5 opportunities to create business valueWhat is API-first? 5 opportunities to create business valueDigital Engagement Lead, Google CloudDirector of Product Management, Google Cloud

Next OnAir: Business application platform sessions to accelerate digital transformationNext OnAir: Business application platform sessions to accelerate digital transformation

In 2020, digital transformation journeys have been forced to accelerate and what would normally have taken years is now happening in a matter of months. From the proliferation of telehealth services to the growing primacy of online retail to the rise of digital management, forecasting, and contingency-planning, enterprises face more pressure than ever to digitally … Read more Next OnAir: Business application platform sessions to accelerate digital transformationNext OnAir: Business application platform sessions to accelerate digital transformation

Google Cloud VMware Engine explained: Migrating your vSphere VMsGoogle Cloud VMware Engine explained: Migrating your vSphere VMsSr. Product Manager

Starting your migration Assessment is the first step of the migration process. Start out by building an inventory of your applications and sorting them into different buckets based on factors such as priority and application affinity. We recently acquired Stratozone to help enterprises accelerate their cloud migrations: simplifying discovery, assessment, and dependency analysis across workloads … Read more Google Cloud VMware Engine explained: Migrating your vSphere VMsGoogle Cloud VMware Engine explained: Migrating your vSphere VMsSr. Product Manager

Automating data pipelines with BigQuery and FivetranAutomating data pipelines with BigQuery and FivetranDeveloper Advocate, Google Cloud

Setting up Fivetran through Google Data Transfer Service (DTS) to integrate your sales analytics data into BigQuery can be done in minutes and also transfers historical sales data to give you a full view of your business. 2. Configure your connection: Configure your destination settings, including: Desired schema name and dataset ID Choosing your update … Read more Automating data pipelines with BigQuery and FivetranAutomating data pipelines with BigQuery and FivetranDeveloper Advocate, Google Cloud

Taking care of business with Responsible AITaking care of business with Responsible AIDirector, Product Strategy & Operations, Cloud AI

In less than 10 years, some predict that Artificial Intelligence (AI) may be the #1 driver of global GDP growth1. This is a staggering prediction. Over this next decade, we will see incredible adoption and innovation; in fact, applications that aren’t AI-enabled may feel broken. Despite this excitement, I have seen first-hand that trust in … Read more Taking care of business with Responsible AITaking care of business with Responsible AIDirector, Product Strategy & Operations, Cloud AI

TabNet on AI Platform: High-performance, Explainable Tabular LearningTabNet on AI Platform: High-performance, Explainable Tabular LearningResearch Scientist, Google Cloud AISoftware Engineer, Google Cloud AI

Today, we’re making TabNet available as a built-in algorithm on Google Cloud AI Platform, creating an integrated tool chain that makes it easier to run training jobs on your data without writing any code.  TabNet combines the best of two worlds: it is explainable (similar to simpler tree-based models) while benefiting from high performance (similar … Read more TabNet on AI Platform: High-performance, Explainable Tabular LearningTabNet on AI Platform: High-performance, Explainable Tabular LearningResearch Scientist, Google Cloud AISoftware Engineer, Google Cloud AI

An application modernization bonanza—What happened at Next OnAirAn application modernization bonanza—What happened at Next OnAirGlobal Product Marketing Lead, Application Modernization

Week seven of Google Cloud Next ‘20: OnAir was all about application modernization—of your existing workloads, and the ones you will build tomorrow.  We kicked things off with not one, not two, but three keynotes: the first, by Eyal Manor, GM & VP, Engineering; Pali Bhat, VP, Product & Design and Chen Goldberg, Engineering Director, … Read more An application modernization bonanza—What happened at Next OnAirAn application modernization bonanza—What happened at Next OnAirGlobal Product Marketing Lead, Application Modernization

Better together: orchestrating your Data Fusion pipelines with Cloud ComposerBetter together: orchestrating your Data Fusion pipelines with Cloud ComposerStrategic Cloud Engineer

The data analytics world relies on ETL and ELT pipelines to derive meaningful insights from data. Data engineers and ETL developers are often required to build dozens of interdependent pipelines as part of their data platform, but orchestrating, managing, and monitoring all these pipelines can be quite a challenge. That’s why we’re pleased to announce … Read more Better together: orchestrating your Data Fusion pipelines with Cloud ComposerBetter together: orchestrating your Data Fusion pipelines with Cloud ComposerStrategic Cloud Engineer

Compute Engine explained: How to orchestrate your patch deploymentCompute Engine explained: How to orchestrate your patch deploymentProduct Manager, Compute

In April, we announced the general availability of Google Cloud’s OS patch management service to protect your running VMs against defects and vulnerabilities. This service works on Compute Engine and across Windows and Linux OS environments. In this blog, we share how to orchestrate your patch deployment using pre-patch and post-patch scripts. What are pre-patch … Read more Compute Engine explained: How to orchestrate your patch deploymentCompute Engine explained: How to orchestrate your patch deploymentProduct Manager, Compute

Extended retention for custom and Prometheus metrics in Cloud MonitoringExtended retention for custom and Prometheus metrics in Cloud MonitoringCloud Monitoring Product ManagerCloud Monitoring Software Engineer

Metrics help you understand how your business and applications are performing. Longer metric retention enables quarter-over-quarter or year-over-year analysis and reporting, forecasting seasonal trends, retention for compliance, and much more. We recently announced the general availability (GA) of extended metric retention for custom and Prometheus metrics in Cloud Monitoring, increasing retention from 6 weeks to … Read more Extended retention for custom and Prometheus metrics in Cloud MonitoringExtended retention for custom and Prometheus metrics in Cloud MonitoringCloud Monitoring Product ManagerCloud Monitoring Software Engineer

6 spectacular serverless sessions at Next OnAir this week6 spectacular serverless sessions at Next OnAir this weekSenior Developer Advocate

You made it to the Week 7 of Google Cloud Next ‘20: OnAir! This week, our track is full of technical talks around containers, Anthos, serverless and app development. As someone who is super passionate about the intersection of app development and Linux cloud-native technologies, there are enough talks to pin me to my couch … Read more 6 spectacular serverless sessions at Next OnAir this week6 spectacular serverless sessions at Next OnAir this weekSenior Developer Advocate

Studying for the Google Cloud Associate Engineer Certification

Here are some test taking tips which will help you take the exam: 1. Skip the hard Q’s: If a question is befuddling you, skip it! The exam software gives you the option to “mark” a question for later review. Don’t spend your time on Q’s intended to befuddle you. 2. Never leave an answer … Read more Studying for the Google Cloud Associate Engineer Certification

Google Cloud Application Modernization Program: Get to the future fasterGoogle Cloud Application Modernization Program: Get to the future fasterDirector of Product Management, Google Cloud

It’s been almost 10 years since Marc Andreessen coined the phrase ‘software is eating the world.’ In that time, organizations have come to realize the fundamental truth of this idea, and have started their own journeys into becoming software companies. As large enterprises embrace the journey, they are looking for advice and a proven set … Read more Google Cloud Application Modernization Program: Get to the future fasterGoogle Cloud Application Modernization Program: Get to the future fasterDirector of Product Management, Google Cloud

Advancing telehealth with AmwellAdvancing telehealth with AmwellGlobal Director, Healthcare Strategy and Solutions at Google Cloud

Today, healthcare organizations are reimagining how care is delivered. While many organizations were already beginning to embrace telehealth at the start of the year, the global COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this trend virtually overnight—for instance, according to HHS data, Medicare primary care visits delivered virtually grew from less than one percent in February of 2020 … Read more Advancing telehealth with AmwellAdvancing telehealth with AmwellGlobal Director, Healthcare Strategy and Solutions at Google Cloud

How to do text similarity search and document clustering in BigQuery

Use Document embeddings in BigQuery for document similarity and clustering tasks BigQuery offers the ability to load a TensorFlow SavedModel and carry out predictions. This capability is a great way to add text-based similarity and clustering on top of your data warehouse. Follow along by copy-pasting queries from my notebook in GitHub. You can try … Read more How to do text similarity search and document clustering in BigQuery

Databases that transform businesses—What happened at Google Cloud Next ‘20: OnAirDatabases that transform businesses—What happened at Google Cloud Next ‘20: OnAirDirector, Product Marketing, Data and Business Application Platform

Week 6 of Google Cloud Next ‘20: OnAir was all about Google Cloud databases and how to choose and use them, no matter where you are in your cloud journey. There was plenty to explore, from deep-dive sessions and demos to feature launches and customer stories. Across it all, what stood out is the strong … Read more Databases that transform businesses—What happened at Google Cloud Next ‘20: OnAirDatabases that transform businesses—What happened at Google Cloud Next ‘20: OnAirDirector, Product Marketing, Data and Business Application Platform

Dataflow Under the Hood: understanding Dataflow techniquesDataflow Under the Hood: understanding Dataflow techniquesPrincipal EngineerProduct Manager

Editor’s note: This is the second blog in a three-part series examining the internal Google history that led to Dataflow, how Dataflow works as a Google Cloud service, and how it compares and contrasts with other products in the marketplace. Check out part 1: Dataflow Under the Hood: the origin story. In the first post … Read more Dataflow Under the Hood: understanding Dataflow techniquesDataflow Under the Hood: understanding Dataflow techniquesPrincipal EngineerProduct Manager

Bucket list: Better log storage and management for Cloud LoggingBucket list: Better log storage and management for Cloud LoggingProduct Manager, Google Cloud

As more organizations move to the cloud, the volume of machine generated data has grown exponentially and is increasingly important for many teams. Software engineers and SREs rely on logs to develop new applications and troubleshoot existing apps to meet reliability targets. Security operators depend on logs to find and address threats and meet compliance … Read more Bucket list: Better log storage and management for Cloud LoggingBucket list: Better log storage and management for Cloud LoggingProduct Manager, Google Cloud

How SAP customers can accelerate analytics in the cloudHow SAP customers can accelerate analytics in the cloudManaging Director for SAP at Google Cloud

These days, real-time, real-world data usually comes from multiple, disparate sources—for instance, IoT devices, messaging applications, social media, and clickstreams from web and ecommerce activity. This data is rapidly growing in variety, volume, and velocity. In a recent ESG survey, 66% of organizations report that they are managing a petabyte of data or more, with … Read more How SAP customers can accelerate analytics in the cloudHow SAP customers can accelerate analytics in the cloudManaging Director for SAP at Google Cloud

New GKE Dataplane V2 increases security and visibility for containersNew GKE Dataplane V2 increases security and visibility for containersProduct Manager, Google Kubernetes EngineSoftware Engineer, Google Kubernetes Engine

One of Kubernetes’ true superpowers is its developer-first networking model. It provides easy-to-use features such as L3/L4 services and L7 ingress to bring traffic into your cluster as well as network policies for isolating multi-tenant workloads. As more and more enterprises adopt Kubernetes, the gamut of use cases is widening with new requirements around multi-cloud, … Read more New GKE Dataplane V2 increases security and visibility for containersNew GKE Dataplane V2 increases security and visibility for containersProduct Manager, Google Kubernetes EngineSoftware Engineer, Google Kubernetes Engine

The world’s unpredictable, your databases shouldn’t add to itThe world’s unpredictable, your databases shouldn’t add to itDirector of Product Management, Databases

The ability for your business to tackle the unpredictable has only become more critical for success—whether it’s contending with quick shifts in supply chains, running entirely through online channels, or handling unexpected surges in customer demand. At the core of being able to support this are the databases backing your business and powering applications. And … Read more The world’s unpredictable, your databases shouldn’t add to itThe world’s unpredictable, your databases shouldn’t add to itDirector of Product Management, Databases

13 sample architectures to kickstart your Google Cloud journey13 sample architectures to kickstart your Google Cloud journeyDeveloper Advocate, Google Cloud

Whatever your organization’s performance or cost needs, Google Cloud is an eminently flexible platform that supports many different kinds of application architectures. But where should you start?  In my role as a Google Cloud Developer Advocate, I recently ran a Twitter series on the 13 days of GCP that covered some common Google Cloud reference … Read more 13 sample architectures to kickstart your Google Cloud journey13 sample architectures to kickstart your Google Cloud journeyDeveloper Advocate, Google Cloud

Looker news and highlights from Google Cloud Next ’20: OnAir, Week 5Looker news and highlights from Google Cloud Next ’20: OnAir, Week 5GM, Looker

August has been a busy month for us here at Looker. We started off Data Analytics week at Google Cloud Next ’20: OnAir with a major release of top-requested enhancements—building on our vision of empowering companies to build powerful data experiences and drive positive, data-driven business outcomes. Then, throughout this week, we’ve presented our vision … Read more Looker news and highlights from Google Cloud Next ’20: OnAir, Week 5Looker news and highlights from Google Cloud Next ’20: OnAir, Week 5GM, Looker

COVID-19 public datasets: supporting organizations in their pandemic responseCOVID-19 public datasets: supporting organizations in their pandemic responseProgram Manager, Google CloudProgram Manager, Google Cloud

Editor’s note: This is part two of a series on the COVID-19 public datasets. Check out part one to learn more about recently onboarded datasets and new program expansion. Back in March, we launched new COVID-19 public datasets into our Google Cloud Public Datasets program to make critical COVID-19 datasets available to the public and … Read more COVID-19 public datasets: supporting organizations in their pandemic responseCOVID-19 public datasets: supporting organizations in their pandemic responseProgram Manager, Google CloudProgram Manager, Google Cloud

Under the hood: The security analytics that drive IAM recommendations on Google CloudUnder the hood: The security analytics that drive IAM recommendations on Google CloudProduct ManagerSoftware Engineer, Google Cloud

IAM Recommender helps security professionals enforce the principle of least privilege by identifying and removing unwanted access to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) resources. In our previous blog, we described some best practices for achieving least privilege with less effort using IAM Recommender—which uses machine learning to help determine what users actually need by analyzing their … Read more Under the hood: The security analytics that drive IAM recommendations on Google CloudUnder the hood: The security analytics that drive IAM recommendations on Google CloudProduct ManagerSoftware Engineer, Google Cloud

6 tips for database pros to adapt to cloud data warehouses6 tips for database pros to adapt to cloud data warehousesStrategic Cloud EngineerCustomer Engineer

Data warehouse modernization affects both people and technology. For IT professionals like database administrators (DBAs) who run legacy architectures, using a cloud data warehouse means you no longer have to spend the bulk of your time on tedious activities like testing, patching, upgrading, and managing backups. It can also free you from the impossible task … Read more 6 tips for database pros to adapt to cloud data warehouses6 tips for database pros to adapt to cloud data warehousesStrategic Cloud EngineerCustomer Engineer

21 new ways we’re improving observability with Cloud Ops21 new ways we’re improving observability with Cloud OpsVice President of Product & Design

Plan Before you start building your operational workflow, it’s a best practice to outline your services and how you want each to perform, defining Service Level Objectives, (SLOs). That leads us to our first new feature: 1. The general availability of SLO Monitoring   Now, focusing on your SLOs is easier than ever. SLO Monitoring … Read more 21 new ways we’re improving observability with Cloud Ops21 new ways we’re improving observability with Cloud OpsVice President of Product & Design

Getting hands-on: Start building on Google Cloud for freeGetting hands-on: Start building on Google Cloud for freeVice President of Product & Design

We’re pleased to share updates to our Google Cloud free programs so developers can get started even faster in solving real-world business challenges. With more and more developers building with the Google Cloud Platform every day, we’ve invested in a broad range of new hands-on resources, videos, tutorials, and comprehensive documentation to help you get … Read more Getting hands-on: Start building on Google Cloud for freeGetting hands-on: Start building on Google Cloud for freeVice President of Product & Design

12 smart analytics sessions to check out at Next OnAir12 smart analytics sessions to check out at Next OnAirDirector of Product Management, Data Analytics

Business leaders are looking to generate unmatched value from their data to drive competitive advantage and accelerate digital transformation. Digital innovators are tapping into new customer opportunities, using data to deliver new experiences and disrupt industries. At Google Cloud, we’re building a smart analytics platform that is open, intelligent, and flexible and offers a simple … Read more 12 smart analytics sessions to check out at Next OnAir12 smart analytics sessions to check out at Next OnAirDirector of Product Management, Data Analytics

Introducing the Google Cloud Security ShowcaseIntroducing the Google Cloud Security ShowcaseLead Security PMM, G Suite & GCP platformTrust & Security Lead, Google Cloud

Security is at the heart of any cloud journey. On the one hand, as you adopt cloud services and move workloads to the cloud, you need to make sure you’re conforming to your established security policies. On the other hand, you can take advantage of new capabilities, use new tools, and help improve your security … Read more Introducing the Google Cloud Security ShowcaseIntroducing the Google Cloud Security ShowcaseLead Security PMM, G Suite & GCP platformTrust & Security Lead, Google Cloud

Building scalable web applications with Firestore — new reference guideBuilding scalable web applications with Firestore — new reference guideSolutions Architect, Google Cloud

If you’ve been building and maintaining large web or mobile apps, you’ve probably heard of Firestore, Google’s scalable, serverless document database. But perhaps you’ve also wondered precisely how Firestore matches up to other Google Cloud database products. To help you understand Firestore’s core strengths, we’ve recently published a new reference guide that explains Firestore’s differentiating … Read more Building scalable web applications with Firestore — new reference guideBuilding scalable web applications with Firestore — new reference guideSolutions Architect, Google Cloud

Performance and cost optimization best practices for machine learningPerformance and cost optimization best practices for machine learningAI Practice, Professional ServicesCloud Solutions Architect, Machine Learning

Cloud computing provides the power and speed needed for Machine Learning (ML), and allows you to easily scale up and down. However, this also means that costs may spin out of control if you don’t plan ahead, which is especially fraught now, given that businesses are particularly cost conscious.  To use Google Cloud effectively for … Read more Performance and cost optimization best practices for machine learningPerformance and cost optimization best practices for machine learningAI Practice, Professional ServicesCloud Solutions Architect, Machine Learning

Logs-based Security Alerting in Google Cloud: Detecting attacks in Cloud IdentityLogs-based Security Alerting in Google Cloud: Detecting attacks in Cloud IdentityCloud Technical ResidentStrategic Cloud Engineer

You can create alerts for other Login audit events in the same way. For example, the “Leaked Password” event type is logged when we detect compromised credentials and requires a password reset, and the Government-Backed Attack event type is logged when we believe government-backed attackers have tried to compromise a user account. Alerting on these … Read more Logs-based Security Alerting in Google Cloud: Detecting attacks in Cloud IdentityLogs-based Security Alerting in Google Cloud: Detecting attacks in Cloud IdentityCloud Technical ResidentStrategic Cloud Engineer

Compute Engine explained: Picking the right licensing model for your VMsCompute Engine explained: Picking the right licensing model for your VMsProduct ManagerProduct Marketing Manager

For pay-as-you-go licenses, Compute Engine offers the following premium images with built-in licensing: With the exception of Microsoft SQL Server, all licenses associated with these images are charged in one-second increments, with a one-minute minimum. SQL Server images are also charged in one-second increments, but have a 10-minute minimum. To see additional pricing details, visit … Read more Compute Engine explained: Picking the right licensing model for your VMsCompute Engine explained: Picking the right licensing model for your VMsProduct ManagerProduct Marketing Manager

Introducing CAS: Securing applications with private CAs and certificatesIntroducing CAS: Securing applications with private CAs and certificatesProduct Manager, Google Cloud

Digital certificates underpin identity and authentication for many networked devices and services. Recently, we’ve seen increased interest in using public key infrastructure (PKI) in DevOps and device management, particularly for IoT devices. But one of the most fundamental problems with PKI remains—it’s hard to set up Certificate Authorities (CA), and even harder to do it … Read more Introducing CAS: Securing applications with private CAs and certificatesIntroducing CAS: Securing applications with private CAs and certificatesProduct Manager, Google Cloud

Google Cloud AI and Harvard Global Health Institute Collaborate on new COVID-19 forecasting modelGoogle Cloud AI and Harvard Global Health Institute Collaborate on new COVID-19 forecasting modelProduct Manager, Google Cloud AI

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the world, from changing the way we live to driving extraordinary acts of human compassion. Nowhere have both the disruption and perseverance been more evident than among the front-line workers who continue to respond tirelessly. In partnership with the Harvard Global Health Institute, Google Cloud is … Read more Google Cloud AI and Harvard Global Health Institute Collaborate on new COVID-19 forecasting modelGoogle Cloud AI and Harvard Global Health Institute Collaborate on new COVID-19 forecasting modelProduct Manager, Google Cloud AI