Platforms Windows, Linux, Apple all the Tech Info you can Handle on the Various Platforms

Platforms Windows, Linux, Apple all the Tech Info you can Handle on the Various Platforms
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Whether you are a Windows Fan, Linux Fanatic or a Apple Fanboy this is the place to check out all the variety of platforms.
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Dec. 6, 2017
Deep Kapadia and JP Robinson from New York Times join Mark and Francesc to discuss how they use Google Cloud Platform to serve the New York Times to its readers. About JP Robinson JP Robinson maintains NYT’s internal and open source tools and frameworks that are related to the Go programming language. He also lead backend development of NYT’s games platform. Recently his team completely rewrote our backend with Go and GCP tools. In doing so they’ve managed to significantly lower request latencies and cut costs in half. About Deep Kapadia Deep Kapadia manages the Infrastructure and Delivery Engineering, Site Reliability and Test Automation teams at The New York Times. His teams are responsible for providing other engineering teams with tools and processes needed to get their jobs done on a day to day basis. His teams recently have been working on building the GKE deployment pipeline and enabling other teams to migrate to the Cloud from our physical datacenters and also moving their entire edge and routing caching architecture from internally hosted varnish to Fastly. They also helped move most of their site behind HTTPS. Cool things of the week Cutting cluster management fees on Google Kubernetes Engine blog Coming in 2018: GCP’s Hong Kong region blog Introducing an easy way to deploy containers on Google Compute Engine virtual machines blog Interview New York Times Crossword site Moving The New York Times Games Platform to Google App Engine blog New York Times in 1996 webarchive Google App Engine site docs Cloud Datastore site docs Kubernetes Engine site docs Cloud Pub/Sub site docs Google BigQuery site docs Cloud Endpoints site docs Drone GAE github Drone GKE github Marvin github openapi2proto github gRPC site New York Time Open site Question of the week What best practices are there for securing a Kubernetes Engine Cluster? Precious cargo: Securing containers with Kubernetes Engine 1.8 blog Where can you find us next? Mark will be Montreal in December to speak at Montreal International Games Summit. Melanie will be at NIPS (Neural Information Processing Systems) in Long Beach and will also be attending Black in AI on December 8th.
Nov. 29, 2017
Myles Borins talks with Mark and Francesc about Node.js from its history, how to contribute, the consensus-seeking governance, and why it’s important to Google Cloud Platform. Node.js is an open-source, JavaScript runtime environment built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine, and Google is a Platinum Member of the Node.js Foundation. About Myles Borins Myles Borins is a developer, musician, artist, and maker he works for Google as a developer advocate serving the Node.js ecosystem he graduated with a Master of Music Science and Technology from c.c.r.m.a. a.k.a the center for computer research in music and acoustics Cool things of the week Reduced GPU prices on GCP and preemptible local SSDs blog Skylake processors now available in 7 regions blog New Episodes of Learn TensorFlow and Deep Learning, without a PhD: Modern Convolutional Neural Nets video Modern RNN Architectures video Deep Reinforcement Leanring video Interview Node.js site Node.js on Google Cloud Platform site docs Node School site Node.js with Justin Beckwith podcast App Engine site docs Cloud Functions site docs Kubernetes Engine site doc Introduction to Kubernetes: How to Deploy a Node.js Docker App site site Question of the week How do you give public postmordems? Fearless shared postmortems - CRE life lessons blog Where can you find us next? Mark will be Montreal in December to speak at Montreal International Games Summit. Melanie will be at SOCML (Self-Organizing Conference on Machine Learning) end of this week and NIPS (Neural Information Processing Systems) in Long Beach next week.
Nov. 22, 2017
On this week’s podcast, Eric Anderson shares how Dataprep helps summarize, transform, visualize and cleanup data on the Google Cloud Platform. When doing data analysis, typically data munging can take up most of the time and this serverless tool helps optimize the process. About Eric Anderson Eric is a Product Manager at Google working on Cloud Dataprep and recently Cloud Dataflow. Previously he was at Amazon Web Services, Harvard Business School, General Electric and University of Utah. He’s from Salt Lake City, Utah and lives in Mountain View, California with and wife and three kids. Cool things of the week Intel Performance Libraries and Python Distribution enhance performance and scaling of Intel Xeon Scalable (‘Skylake’) processors on GCP blog The hidden costs of cloud blog and Server Density podcast Monitor and manage your costs with Cloud Platform billing export to BigQuery blog and Public Datasets podcast Kaggle TensorFlow Speech Recognitiion Challenge site Interview Cloud Dataprep site docs Cloud Dataflow site docs 7 Steps to Mastering Data Preparation with Python blog Design Your Pipeline blog Apache Beam site Question of the week What is feature engineering? Intro to Feature Engineering with TensorFlow video Where can you find us next? Mark will be Montreal in December to speak at Montreal International Games Summit. Melanie will be at NIPS (Neural Information Processing Systems) in Long Beach in December
Nov. 15, 2017
Colt McAnalis joins the podcast this week to talk about his Performance Atlas series where he dives into how to make Google Cloud applications faster and cheaper. In his words, his job is to help get someone promoted. About Colt McAnlis Colt McAnlis is a Developer Advocate at Google focusing on performance & compression. Before that, he was a graphics programmer in the games industry working at Blizzard, Microsoft (Ensemble), and Petroglyph. He’s been an Adjunct Professor at SMU Guildhall, a UDACITY instructor (twice), and a Book Author, (twice). When he’s not working with developers, Colt spends his time preparing for an invasion of giant ants from outer space. Cool things of the week With Multi-Region Support in Cloud Spanner, have your cake and eat it too blog The State of Data Science & Machine Learning by Kaggle blog and podcast Introducing Certified Kubernetes (and Google Kubernetes Engine!) blog Interview Performance Atlas series Profiling App Engine (Standard) Boot Time video TCP BBR site Cloud Functions site docs Understanding Compression book Google SRE book TCP/IP Illustrated book Ilya Grigorik site Perf Like a Pirate III site Question of the week What are the differences between sustained and committed use discounts? Sustained Use Discounts docs Committed Use Discounts docs Where can you find us next? Mark will be Montreal in December to speak at Montreal International Games Summit.
Nov. 8, 2017
Brian Granatir comes on the podcast this week to tell us all about the New Zealand company Smart Parking taking advantage of IoT Core and our Serverless products! This is also the inaugural episode of Melanie joining Mark on the podcast! About Brian Granatir Brian Granatir has been developing for the cloud since the beginning, back in 2007. He left Oregon and moved to New Zealand to be with his future wife in 2014. In 2017, he joined Smart Parking to help with the development of their new Smart City platform built on GCP. Before becoming a developer, Brian spent 3 years as a screenwriter in Hollywood. Cool things of the week Demystifying ML: How machine learning is used for speech recognition blog GCP arrives in India with launch of Mumbai region blog Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL adds high availability and replication blog Interview Smart Parking site IoT Core site docs Cloud Pub/Sub site docs Cloud Functions site docs Cloud Datastore site docs BigQuery site docs Google Data Studio site docs Question of the week How do I configure a PostgreSQL Cloud SQL instance for high availability? Configuring an Instance for High Availability docs Where can you find us next? Mark will be Montreal in December to speak at Montreal International Games Summit. Melanie will be speaking at QCon is San Francisco next week!
Nov. 1, 2017
It’s time to learn everything about Clout IoT Core from Indranil Chakraborty, Product Manager, and Gabe Weiss, Developer Advocate on IoT. Listen to Mark and Francesc ask all of the questions you had about IoT but didn’t dare to ask. About Indranil Chakraborty Indranil is a product manager for Google Cloud Platform and leads product strategy and development for Cloud IoT Core. Previously, he held product management roles at Google Fiber and sales strategy roles for Google AdWords. Indranil holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson. About Gabe Weiss Gabe works on the Google Cloud Platform team ensuring that developers can make awesome things, both inside and outside of Google. Focused primarily on the Internet of Things, it’s his job to be sure IoT devices can play nicely with the GCP ecosystem. That’s everything from speaking at conferences, writing example code, running bootcamps, writing technical blogs or just doing some hand holding. Prior to Google he’s worked in virtual reality production and distribution, source control, the games industry and professional acting. Cool things of the week Announcing Go 1.8 on App Engine Standard Environment GCP Podcast hits 100 episodes — here are the 10 most popular episodes GCP products described in 4 words or less Interview Cloud IoT Core Google Cloud IoT Solutions Announcing Cloud IoT Core public beta Question of the week Francesc says his goodbyes to Google and the Google Cloud Platform Podcast. Thanks and goodbye, Google friends
Oct. 25, 2017
Google, the Cloud, or podcasts would not exist without the internet, so it’s with an incredible honor that we celebrate our 100th episode with one of its creators: Vint Cerf. Listen to Mark and Francesc talk about the origins, current trends, and the future of the internet with one of the best people to cover the topic. About Vint Cerf Vinton G. Cerf is vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google. He contributes to global policy development and continued spread of the Internet. Widely known as one of the “Fathers of the Internet” Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. He has served in executive positions at MCI, the Corporation for National Research Initiatives and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and on the faculty of Stanford University. Vint Cerf served as chairman of the board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) from 2000-2007 and has been a Visiting Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 1998. Cerf served as founding president of the Internet Society (ISOC) from 1992-1995. Cerf is a Foreign Member of the British Royal Society and Swedish Academy of Engineering, and Fellow of IEEE, ACM, and American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the International Engineering Consortium, the Computer History Museum, the British Computer Society, the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists, the Worshipful Company of Stationers and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He has served as President of the Association for Computing Machinery, chairman of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) and completed a term as Chairman of the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology for the US National Institute of Standards and Technology. President Obama appointed him to the National Science Board in 2012. Cerf is a recipient of numerous awards and commendations in connection with his work on the Internet, including the US Presidential Medal of Freedom, US National Medal of Technology, the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, the Prince of Asturias Award, the Tunisian National Medal of Science, the Japan Prize, the Charles Stark Draper award, the ACM Turing Award, Officer of the Legion d’Honneur and 29 honorary degrees. In December 1994, People magazine identified Cerf as one of that year’s “25 Most Intriguing People.” His personal interests include fine wine, gourmet cooking and science fiction. Cerf and his wife, Sigrid, were married in 1966 and have two sons, David and Bennett. Also, he’s awesome. Cool things of the week We interviewed Vint Cerf! Interview Question of the week Who will you interview for episode 100? Vint Cerf.
Oct. 18, 2017
Firebase Developer Advocate David East joins Francesc and Mark to discuss the mega powerful combination of Firebase Hosting and Cloud Functions for Firebase! About David East David East is a Developer Advocate for Firebase at Google. Web die-hard. Also possibly the shortest bio on the podcast. Cool things of the week Introducing custom roles, a powerful way to make Cloud IAM policies more precise blog Serverless Transfer Learning with Cloud ML Engine and Keras blog Five things learned using terraform to manage cloud infrastructure blog Interview Firebase Hosting site docs Cloud Functions for Firebase site docs Cloud Functions for Firebase Sample Library github Serve Dynamic Content with Cloud Functions docs Cloud Hosting: Deploying Your Site docs Express Javascript Framework site Cache Control Headers w3c Server-side Rendering with JavaScript Frameworks youtube Node.js apps on Firebase Hosting Crash Course youtube Question of the week How do I learn more about Google Cloud? I love the docs, but I’m looking for something more like online classes - what can I do? The Google Cloud Coursera Course, Starting Oct 16 site Where can you find us next? Francesc is currently presenting at Google Cloud Summit Paris right after speaking at Velocity London, and then heading back to Paris for dotGo. Mark is heading to Australia for GDG Devfest Melbourne and Game Connect Asia Pacific and will be hanging out at Unite Melbourne and PAX Australia.
Oct. 11, 2017
This summer (aka Australian winter) a new Cloud Region was announced in Australia and today Francesc and Mark talk to two Australian engineers, Andrew Walker founder of 3wks and Graham Polley, about how this new region has changed the way they think about the cloud down under. About Andrew Walker Andrew is the founder of 3wks who have delivered 190 projects on Google Cloud platform for enterprise customers in Australia. He loves everything serverless, from App Engine through to BigQuery. About Graham Polley Graham is a senior software engineer based out of Melbourne Australia, and works for Shine Solutions. Shine are a enterprise digital consultancy with offices in Melbourne & Sydney. Being an official Google Developer Expert, he’s passionate about promoting the adoption of cloud technologies into software development, and regularly blogs and gives presentations. He has extensive experience in building big data solutions for clients using the Google technology stack, and in particular with BigQuery & Dataflow. Graham works very closely with the Google cloud engineering teams in the US, where he is a member of their cloud platform trusted tester program, and the solutions he helps build are used as internal exemplars of developer use cases. Cool things of the week How we built a brand new bank on GCP and Cloud Spanner: Shine blog post Now shipping: Compute Engine machine types with up to 96 vCPUs and 624GB of memory announcement Google Cloud Dataprep - Data Handling Made Easier Medium Interview Sydney Cloud Region docs Google Cloud Platform expands to Australia with new Sydney region - open now announcement Google Cloud Platform Geography and Regions docs Google Cloud Dataflow docs Google BigQuery docs Question of the week Is Tensorflow good for general math computation? Yes! It’s great for any linear algebra programs. Linear Algebra Shootout: NumPy vs. Theano vs. TensorFlow blog post Where can you find us next? Francesc just released the second part of this #justforfunc code review. Next week he will be presenting at Go Meetup London, Velocity London, and Google Cloud Summit Paris. Mark is heading to Australia for GDG Devfest Melbourne and Game Connect Asia Pacific and will be hanging out at Unite Melbourne and PAX Australia.
Oct. 3, 2017
Dan McGrath and Alex Dufetel join Francesc and Mark in the studio this week to discuss Cloud Firestore, the brand new, fully-managed NoSQL document database for mobile and web app development. About Dan McGrath Dan McGrath is the Product Manager for Cloud working on databases such as Cloud Firestore. Dan has spent the last decade working in product & engineering for large scale database systems. He has a background in banking software, databases, and information security. About Alex Dufetel Alex Dufetel is a Product Manager for the Firebase team at Google, working on Backend-as-Service products such as the Realtime Database and Cloud Firestore. Alex was previously Director of Products at Fuze, a video conferencing and enterprise communications provider and, before that, a co-founder of LiveMinutes, a real-time team collaboration app. Cool things of the week Extending per second billing in Google Cloud blog PHP 7.1 for Google App Engine is generally available blog Java 8 on App Engine standard environment is now generally available blog migration Kubernetes 1.8: Security, Workloads and Feature Depth blog Google Container Engine - Kubernetes 1.8 takes advantage of the cloud built for containers blog Announcing Cloud IoT Core public beta blog Interview Cloud Firestore announcement site docs Cloud Firestore server sdks docs Extend Cloud Firestore with Cloud Functions docs Cloud Firestore for Realtime Database Developers blog Firestore Discuss google-group Firestore Realtime Database site docs Question of the week How do I import/export data from my Cloud Datastore? Exporting and Importing Entities docs Scheduling an Export docs Where can you find us next? Francesc just released a new #justforfunc and he’ll be presenting at Go Meetup London, Velocity London, Google Cloud Summit Paris and Devfest Nantes He is heading to Australia for GDG Devfest Melbourne and Game Connect Asia Pacific and will be hanging out at Unite Melbourne and PAX Australia.