Google Code-in is breaking records

It’s been an incredible (and incredibly busy!) three weeks for the 25 mentor organizations participating in Google Code-in (GCI) 2017, our seven week global contest designed to introduce teens to open source software development. Participants complete bite sized “tasks” in topics that include coding, documentation, UI/UX, quality assurance and more. Volunteer mentors from each open […]

Three tips for peak Cloud Load Balancing performance

By Colt McAnlis, Developer Advocate The backbone of any modern, cloud-native application is a flexible, powerful load balancing system, which allows requests to come to a single location, and scatters them appropriately to waiting worker VMs. Coupled with an auto-scaler, a load balancer can also help your applications adapt to sudden spikes in traffic. If […]

Update Google Calendar resources using the Calendar Resource APIs

We recently introduced the new Google Calendar experience on the web, including the ability to add more structured data about your buildings and resources. We’re now making it easier to add and edit that information with updates to the existing Calendar Resources API, as well as adding two new APIs: Buildings and Features. G Suite […]

Solution: Integrating on-premises storage with Google Cloud using an Avere vFXT

By Adrian Graham, Cloud Solutions Architect Running compute workloads on the cloud can be a powerful way to leverage the massive resources available on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Some workloads, such as 3D rendering or HPC simulations, rely on large datasets to complete individual tasks. This isn’t a problem when running jobs on-premises, but how […]

Blogpost: Mit KI neue Planeten entdecken!

Bereits seit Jahrhunderten beobachten Menschen nun schon die Sterne, studieren sie und versuchen, Muster darin zu erkennen. Einige der ersten Himmelsobjekte, die frühe Astronomen entdeckten, waren sogenannte „Wandelsterne“, aus dem Griechischen „planētai“. Ihren Namen verdankten diese Objekte der Tatsache, dass sie sich scheinbar ungleichmäßig über den Nachthimmel bewegten. Die Beobachtung der Sterne und die Durchführung […]

Découvrir de nouvelles planètes grâce au machine learning

Durant des siècles, les gens ont regardé les étoiles, consigné leurs observations et constaté certains schémas récurrents. Les planètes figurent parmi les premiers objets identifiés par les astronomes. Les Grecs les appelaient “planētai,” ou “errants”, en raison de leur mouvement en apparence irrégulier dans le ciel nocturne. Des siècles d’observations et de développement théorique ont […]

Puppet and Google Cloud Platform: a year in review

By Nelson Araujo, Software Engineer Here at Google Cloud, our goal is to build a great environment in which to use your favorite management tools, including popular automation and change management software like Puppet. Over the past year, we’ve worked hard to dramatically improve support for Google Cloud in Puppet, and with PuppetConf 2017 behind […]

Discover the true value of each click with data-driven attribution

From buying a TV to planning a holiday vacation, it takes consumers, on average, four clicks before completing a transaction online.¹ Some of these clicks matter more than the others, yet 40% of businesses still use first-touch or last-touch attribution when measuring ad performance.² In order to understand the true value of each of those […]