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How To Manage Your GraphQL APIs With Apigee

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Editor’s note: This blog was originally published by Siemplify on April 29, 2021. With cybersecurity moving from backroom to boardroom, and the societal imperative that workplace cultures renounce toxicity for more sensitivity and tolerance, there is a rapidly-growing call for empathy to pervade the infosec function, from the CISO all the way down. Within security …

As we shared at the beginning of the year, we are making significant investments in Google Cloud Marketplace to accelerate growth for our customers and partners. This includes new technical capabilities that provide the purchasing flexibility and choice our enterprise customers need when buying software from Google Cloud partners through Marketplace. Private Offers are now …

We launched session affinity for Cloud Run services this June (in preview). You can use session affinity to improve responsiveness of services that store client-specific state on container instances.  In this blog, I’ll dive deeper into when session affinity is useful for you and I’ll show you how it works on Cloud Run. With session …

In security, the three “A”s of controlling access are Authentication (Who is the user?), Authorization (What is the user allowed to do?), and Auditing (What are they doing?) Going a bit deeper: Authentication (AuthN): Authentication is the process of identifying a user through a private form of verification (for example, a password, a certificate, a …

Today we are excited to announce the release of over twenty new BigQuery and BigQuery ML (BQML) operators for Vertex AI Pipelines, that help make it easier to operationalize BigQuery and BQML jobs in a Vertex AI Pipeline. The first five BigQuery and BQML pipeline components were released earlier this year. These twenty-one new, first-party, …

A few weeks ago, we announced the new homepage for Google Cloud, redesigned for simplicity, performance, and navigation. Today, we’d like to share a deeper insight into Quick Access, a new feature of Active Assist that powers this new streamlined homepage experience. Quick Access introduces intelligent shortcuts that reduce the average time it takes you …

Recently, Datatilsynet (the Danish Data Protection Authority) issued a ruling emphasizing the importance of conducting proper due diligence before implementing cloud services. We agree due diligence is an important step for customers since privacy assessments and outcomes can vary significantly based on the way customers have configured their system. Although this ruling is limited to …

An SAP architect designing a backup solution is faced with questions towards the business (what needs to be done) and delivery (how it can be accomplished). This blog gives an overview of the challenges, available options, their advantages and disadvantages. As a conclusion, a blended backup concept will be proposed that uses cloud technology to …

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced the results of the first report from the Cyber Safety Review Board (CSRB) on the log4j software library vulnerabilities discovered in late 2021. Google welcomed the opportunity to participate in the development of the CSRB report and share our own experiences responding to this and other …

Problem Statement Maintaining business continuity of your mission critical systems usually demands high availability (HA) solutions that will failover without human intervention. If you are running SAP HANA or SAP NetWeaver (SAP NW) on Google Cloud, the OS-native high availability (HA) cluster capability provided by Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) for SAP and SUSE Linux …