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Saving money never goes out of style. Today, many of our customers use Compute Engine resource-based committed use discounts (CUDs) to help them save on steady-state compute usage within a specific machine family and region. As part of our commitment to offer more flexible and easy ways for you to manage your spend, we now …

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was another outbreak in cyberspace: a digital epidemic driven by ransomware. Several organisations worldwide fell victim to cyber-extortionists who stole data either to sell to other criminals or held it as a ransom for a profit. The sheer number of attacks indicates that cyber security and anti-ransomware defences did not …

Google Cloud is excited to announce our participation in the Supercomputing 2022 (SC22) conference in Dallas, TX from November 13th – 18th, 2022. Supercomputing is the premier conference for High Performance Computing and is a great place to see colleagues, learn about the latest technologies, and meet with vendors, partners and HPC users. We’re looking …

We’re at a pivotal moment in systems design. Demand for computing is growing at insatiable rates. At the same time, the slowing of Moore’s law means that improvements to CPU performance, power consumption, memory and storage cost efficiencies have all plateaued. These headwinds are further exacerbated by new challenges in reliability, and security.At Google, we’ve …

Organizations continue to adopt the public cloud to deliver better business and IT outcomes1. However, migration — and modernization — is a complex, multifaceted challenge which involves understanding the current state of infrastructure and applications to determine what the future state looks like and what it would take to get to the future state with …

Meeting the rapidly growing demands of our customers’ high performance computing and data-intensive workloads requires deep innovation — at Google Cloud, we know we can’t rely on ever-faster CPUs alone, like Moore’s Law has enabled in the past. Customers can either optimize their workloads for a given platform, or we can offer them a platform …

Take a look at a data sharding scenario in which DistSQL’s flexibility allows you to create a distributed database. Distributed databases are common for many reasons. They increase reliability, redundancy, and performance. Apache ShardingSphere is an open source framework that enables you to transform any database into a distributed database. Since the release of ShardingSphere …

Ofcom set to investigate tech players’ dominance in key areas of tech. Ofcom has launched a large-scale investigation into Amazon, Google and Microsoft’s dominance of the cloud computing industry. The regulator will be examining the companies to ensure their hold over cloud computing, messaging and smart devices is working effectively for individuals and businesses in the UK, the watchdog said. …

Optimizing your costs is a major priority for Google Cloud. We do this with products that deliver a great combination of price and performance, recommendations that help you right size your deployment, and by offering the right pricing models. Committed Use Discounts is one such model that allows you to get high discounts against commitments …

Editor’s note: Today we hear from NTUC Enterprise, which operates a sprawling retail ecosystem, including NTUC FairPrice, Singapore’s largest grocery chain, and a network of Unity pharmacies and Cheers convenience stores. As a social enterprise, NTUC Enterprise’s mission is to deliver affordable value in areas like daily essentials, healthcare, childcare, ready-to-eat meals, and financial services. …