IDC study finds SMBs can get 222% ROI from GCP

IDC Research has conducted a study recently and found that Google Cloud SMB customers can achieve a 222% return on their investment over three years with an average annual benefit of $1.09M per year per organisation. The study titled The Business Value of Improved Performance and Efficiency with Google...

6 ways to scale your serverless applications

Imagine your service depends on APIs or databases with rate or connection limits. A spike of traffic might cause your service to scale and quickly overrun those limits. In this post, you’ll learn about features of Cloud Functions, Google Cloud’s event-driven serverless compute service and products like Cloud Tasks...

Google Cloud partners with Teradata to bring Vantage to GCP

Google Cloud has announced a partnership with Teradata to offer its data analytics products on Google Cloud. Beginning next year, customers will be able to run Teradata’s cloud analytics platform, Vantage, on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).  Teradata Vantage is a cloud-first analytics platform that allows customers to run sophisticated analytics...

Schlumberger chooses GCP for its digital transformation

Schlumberger has announced that it has chosen Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to develop cloud-native E&P applications. According to World Oil, Schlumberger hopes to help its customers derive actionable insights from data and harness the power of Google’s cloud infrastructure and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities. Schlumberger has deployed its oil and...

Free tiers compared: GCP vs AWS vs Azure

Everyone loves free stuff. There’s no denying the allure of obtaining something without forking out any money. That’s why Amazon, Microsoft and Google have come up with free tiers for their cloud products. (more…)

Kubernetes receives OSCON Most Impact Award

Kubernetes has received the Most Impact Award at the Open Source Awards at OSCON 2018. The award recognizes a project that has had a significant impact on how software is being written and applications are built in the past year. Kubernetes was designed from a decade of experience running production workloads...

Google introduces Kubernetes apps in GCP Marketplace

Google has introduced production-ready commercial Kubernetes applications in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Marketplace. This means, you can find the solution you need and deploy quickly on Kubernetes clusters running on Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Kubernetes Engine, on-prem, or even other public clouds. Kubernetes apps are configured to get up and...

What makes GCP different?

Everyone is talking about the “cloud”. Cloud computing has been one of the hottest buzzwords over the last few years. Cloud technologies are becoming one of the major investments for organisations to reduce costs, consolidate billing, availability and disaster recovery. That is why a lot of companies are looking...

GCP’s Cloud Filestore offers high-performance file storage

Google has announced a new file storage service for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) called Cloud Filestore. Launched in beta next month, Cloud Filestore is managed file storage for applications that require a file system interface and a shared file system. It gives users a simple, integrated, native experience for standing...