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Istio v1.0 Service Mesh Released with Feature “Ready for Production Use”

by Daniel Bryant Follow 706 Followers on  Aug 01, 2018

At the Google Cloud Next 2018 event, the release of Istio 1.0 service was announced. Key new features include cross-cluster mesh support, fine-grained traffic flow control, and the ability to incrementally roll out mutual TLS across a mesh.

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Google Cloud Platform Release Edge TPU and Cloud IoT Edge

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Jul 30, 2018

Google announced it would bring two new products to their cloud platform to aid customers in developing and deploying their devices. These products are the Edge TPU, a new hardware chip, and Cloud IoT Edge, an expansion of the Google Cloud AI capability for gateways as well as connected devices.

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Google Updates Key Cloud Database Services

by Richard Seroter Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 28, 2018

Google unveiled new database capabilities and partnerships at the recently-concluded Google Cloud Next conference. This included expanded beta access for Cloud Firestore, new functionality for Cloud Bigtable, and highly-requested features for Cloud Spanner. There were also announcements around expanded support for SAP and Oracle workloads.

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Google Cloud Incident Root-Cause Analysis and Remediation

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Jul 26, 2018

Google disclosed its root-cause analysis of an incident affecting a few of its Cloud services that increased error rates between 33% and 87% for about 32 minutes, along with the steps they will take to improve the platform performance and availability.

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Google Releases Knative: A Kubernetes Framework to Build, Deploy, and Manage Serverless Workloads

by Daniel Bryant Follow 706 Followers on  Jul 25, 2018

At Google Cloud Next 2018 the release of Knative was announced as a “Kubernetes-based platform to build, deploy, and manage modern serverless workloads”. The open source framework attempts to codify the best practices around building, serving requests, and eventing. Knative has been developed by Google in close partnership with Pivotal, IBM, Red Hat, and SAP.

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GPUs on Google's Kubernetes Engine Are Now Generally Available

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Jul 07, 2018

Google announced the general availability of GPUs in their Kubernetes Engine (GKE). Together with the recent GA of 1.10 version of GKE customers can land their machine learning (ML) workloads on to it and leverage the massive processing power of the GPUs.

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Shopify’s Journey to Kubernetes and PaaS: Niko Kurtti at QCon NY

by Daniel Bryant Follow 706 Followers on  Jul 01, 2018

At QCon New York, Niko Kurtti presented “Forced Evolution: Shopify’s Journey to Kubernetes”, and described the Shopify engineering team’s journey to building their own PaaS with Kubernetes as the foundation.

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OpsRamp Introduces an AIOps Inference Engine

by Helen Beal Follow 5 Followers on  Jun 17, 2018

​​​​​​​Provider of a SaaS based IT operations management platform, OpsRamp, has announced OpsRamp 5.0, a new release featuring an artificial intelligence for IT Operations (AIOps) inference engine for alerting and event correlation. The new release also includes a multi-cloud visibility dashboard.

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AWS Releases Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS)

by Richard Seroter Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 13, 2018 1

In 2017 at re:Invent, AWS previewed a Kubernetes-based container service. Now six months later, the Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) is generally available. It joins a crowded space of managed Kubernetes cloud services, each offering different functionality and deployment locations.

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Unified Service Discovery Announced by OpsRamp

by Helen Beal Follow 5 Followers on  May 26, 2018

At the May 2018 Gartner IT Operations Strategies and Solutions Summit in Orlando, Florida, OpsRamp announced a new solution, Unified Service Discovery, and a 48-hour IT Asset Visibility Challenge for hybrid environments.

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Google's Stackdriver Monitoring Announces Better Support for Kubernetes Deployments

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 15 Followers on  May 19, 2018

At the recently concluded KubeCon, Google announced the beta release of Stackdriver monitoring for Kubernetes. The key features include central visibility of Kubernetes-orchestrated container metrics and logs along with other metrics in the existing Stackdriver dashboard, and better Prometheus support.

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GitLab Can Fully Manage Google Kubernetes Engine

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Apr 07, 2018

Google and GitLab announced GitLab integration with Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), which aims to make it easier to use GitLab with GKE without lock-in.

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Cloud IoT Core Service in Google Cloud Platform Is Now Generally Available

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 26, 2018

Google announced the general availability of its Cloud IoT Core, a managed service to help enterprises connect and manage millions of connected devices. The Cloud IoT Core will offer its users a system for controlling the connection of the internet of things (IoT) devices with Google’s Cloud Platform (GPC) and a pipeline for getting data to and from those devices.

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Google Cloud TPU for Machine Learning Acceleration is Now Available in Beta

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 22, 2018

Google has made their custom chips, Tensor Processing Units (TPU) for running machine learning workloads written for its TensorFlow framework, available in beta for Machine Learning (ML) experts and developers. With Google’s Cloud TPU’s, ML models can run on demand at lower costs and higher performance.

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Google Cloud Platform Recommends Strong Consistency in Data Stores

by Thomas Betts Follow 38 Followers on  Feb 05, 2018

A recent post on the Google Cloud Platform blog recommends strong consistency in the data layer, which helps in creating an application platform that reduces complexity and the potential for bugs.

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