Google Cloud Platform | NEXT 16

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GCP NEXT 16: BE A PART OF WHAT'S NEXT FOR CLOUD Join the largest gathering of the Google Cloud Platform community to explore the latest developments in cloud technology. Google Cloud Platform Global User Conference MARCH 23-24 | PIER 48, SAN FRANCISCO REGISTER NOW Come join Google for a two-day journey into the Cloud Platform, including keynotes, technical sessions, and even a party hosted by Spotify. You'll [...]

Cloud Platform explained & explored in less than 4 minutes

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So you've heard about the "cloud" and realize you use it.... your everyday routines at home and work are changing because of it, and more and more of your business processes will continue to move to the cloud. Let's take just a few minutes to make sure understand the fundamentals. Every time we use Gmail or Google Drive, that data is stored "in the cloud" [...]

Your VM is unique, and now your Cloud Platform can be too

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Your VM is unique, and now your Cloud Platform can be too Back in the day when servers and workstations were roaring obelisks of cooling fans and sharp internal edges, hackers took great pride choosing components that best achieved their performance goals, even if that was to to play all levels of Wolfenstein 3D WITHOUT having to change disks (ok, that final level was totally [...]

Google’s Cloud SQL just optimized their MySQL offerings… again!

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Google's Cloud SQL just optimized their MySQL offerings... again! To my developer colleagues who often have worn a Sys-Admin hat and fired up Vim on a 'my.cnf' file, I know your pain! To eek out every drop of performance, competent review of your database settings is essential (and I stress competent). And what about High Availability requirements? Well, Google has optimized MySQL once again, putting [...]