How to setup a free Beam node with Google Cloud Computing
Posted on September 24, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Wilke Trei wrote a piece about running an own node of the Beam MW network. An always-online own node allows you to connect to your wallets on all your devices to this trusted node.
Tags google crypto blockchain fintech cloud
To run or not to run a database on Kubernetes: What to consider
Posted on July 21, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length short
Benjamin Good, Solutions Architect, Google Cloud, wrote this piece in which he considers if you should run a database on Kubernetes. Today, more and more applications are being deployed in containers on Kubernetes—so much so that we've heard Kubernetes called the Linux of the cloud.
Tags database devops kubernetes google
Migration to GCP: Getting started
Posted on July 2, 2019, Level advanced Resource Length long
This document helps you plan, design, and implement the process of migrating your workloads to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Official Google guide published on their cloud solutions blog.
Exploring container security: Encrypting Kubernetes secrets with Cloud KMS
Posted on June 20, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length short
At Google Cloud, they care deeply about protecting your data. That's why Google encrypts data at rest by default, including data in Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). Guide focusing on containers security directly from Google.
API design: Why you should use links, not keys, to represent relationships in APIs
Posted on May 17, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
An article by Martin Nally from Google about how expressing relationships is very important in APIs. The most common way that API developers express relationships is to expose database keys, or proxies for them, in the fields of the entities they expose.
The good and the bad of Google Cloud Run
Posted on April 14, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length short
Ben Kehoe wrote a blog post which is a general critique of Cloud Run relative to FaaS and managed API services -- and how this is different from AWS Lambda.
Tags cloud google serverless aws
Migration to Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
Posted on November 30, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length long
By Neeraj Khandelwal, Senior Engineering Manager-DevOps at Hike published series of blog posts about their growth journey and migration to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). They hit scaling challenges once they hit 100 million registered users and sent 40 billion messages every month.
Deploying Clojure applications to Google Cloud
Posted on October 26, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Guide by by Alexey Klochay, developer at CircleCI, focusing on continuously deploying Clojure apps to Google App Engine. At CircleCI they use Clojure heavily, but when he wanted to use it for his side projects he realized that cloud provider he was using required too much overhead for infrastructure. He started looking at alternatives that would give him CD right out of the box with as little configuration as possible.
Google Cloud Functions for Go
Posted on October 24, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length short
JBD from Google engineering team shared this guide and experiences how to migrate services to Google Cloud Functions for golang.
Tags golang google gcp serverless
What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team
Posted on March 30, 2017, Level beginner Resource Length long
Charles Duhigg's extensive and honest article about open-minded scientific techniques brought to bear on helping people to function more effectively.