How SREs find the landmines in a service – CRE life lessons

By Adrian Hilton, Customer Reliability Engineer In Part 1 of this blog post we looked at why an SRE team would or wouldn’t choose to onboard a new application. In this installment, we assume that the service would benefit substantially from SRE support, and look at what needs to be done for SREs to onboard […]

How SREs find the landmines in a service – CRE life lessons

By Adrian Hilton, Customer Reliability Engineer In Part 1 of this blog post we looked at why an SRE team would or wouldn’t choose to onboard a new application. In this installment, we assume that the service would benefit substantially from SRE support, and look at what needs to be done for SREs to onboard […]

Helping journalists tell stories with data

The Data Journalism Handbook, published in 2011, is considered the guidebook for telling stories with data. To ensure that journalists are up to speed on the latest data journalism practices, the Google News Lab is partnering with the the European Journalism Centre to launch a new version of the Data Journalism Handbook, which will be published […]

Google Earth, class is now in session

So much of what students learn in the classroom—from social studies to history, science and literature—relates to a geographic place on Earth. Recently, we announced a new version of Google Earth, and since then, educators have been telling us what a valuable tool Google Earth is for their students. They use the “I’m feeling lucky” […]

Hop aboard! Real time information for public transport in New South Wales is now available on Google Maps

Since 2005, we’ve collaborated with transit authorities around the world to make a comprehensive resource for millions of riders to find out which bus, train, tram or ferry can take them to their next destination. Starting today, commuters in New South Wales will be able to get real time bus, train and ferry information in […]

Nutanix and Google Cloud team up to simplify hybrid cloud

Today, we’re announcing a strategic partnership with Nutanix to help remove friction from hybrid cloud deployments for enterprises. We often hear from our customers that they’re looking for solutions to deploy workloads on premises and in the public cloud. Benefits of a hybrid cloud approach include the ability to run applications and services, either as […]