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Google Launches Custom Machine Types For Its Cloud Platform

Google launched a new way of buying virtual machines in its cloud today.

No matter whether you choose the Google Cloud Platform, AWS, Azure or another player, the way you buy virtual machines is pretty much always the same: you pick from a limited set of pre-configured CPU and RAM options on machines that are either optimized for compute or memory. 337 more words


Google Brings App Engine And Cloud Datastore To Its New East Coast Region

It’s only been two weeks since Google first launched some of its core Cloud Platform services in its South Carolina data center (the ‘us-east1 region’ if you want to be precise). 150 more words


Docker Machine to control Docker Hosts on Google Cloud

You need to install Docker on the Virtual Machine in your preferred cloud. You provision an instance, SSH into it, install Docker, pull down the relevant images, etc. 2,661 more words

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Running Slackalytics on Google Compute Engine

Slack is an excellent messaging medium for teams and I have been part of teams that have been using it successfully for a while now. My interest in Slack is more along its API and Bots that we can write to customize it to our needs. 1,270 more words

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Google Launches New Cloud Platform Region To Better Serve Eastern U.S.

Google today announced the launch of a new Cloud Platform region for its customers on the U.S. East Coast.

The poetically named “us-east1” region will now be available for Google Compute Engine, Cloud Storage and Cloud SQL users. 245 more words


Add Users to Google Compute Engine / EC2 Instances

In the past, when I wanted to share a Linux box with other users, it was simply by creating another user and making sure their password are ‘strong’. 89 more words


Google Compute Engine's Preemptible Virtual Machines Are Now Generally Available

Google’s preemptible virtual machine instances for Compute Engine are now generally available.

The company launched these preemptible virtual machines (VMs) about four months ago. What makes this type of VM special is that Google can shut it down at any time but in return sells it at a significant discount of up to 70 percent. 234 more words