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How To Manage Your GraphQL APIs With Apigee

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In our conversations with technology leaders about data-driven transformation using Google Data Cloud –  industry’s leading unified data and AI solution – , one important topic is incorporating continuous intelligence to move from answering questions such as “What has happened? to questions like “What is happening?” and “What might happen?”. The core to this evolution …

Google Cloud’s ability to raise the bar on SAP application productivity and performance is an important source of value for our enterprise customers who run SAP environments. And now, we’ve got another success story to share from Google Cloud’s focus on SAP: giving customers the ability to leverage Google Cloud Filestore Enterprise as a file-sharing …

Automated website attacks have become a staple of cybercrime, with bots serving as one of the easiest ways a bad actor can threaten websites. Bots can be used to steal sensitive information and money, or they can shut a website down entirely. Bots are being used to threaten all types of online activity each day …

With a data strategy and data warehouse in place, EdTechs are building a data culture that helps everyone – from educators and administrators, to employees in marketing and accounting – make more informed decisions with their data. So how do you build a data culture in your organization? It starts by asking these questions: Are …

We’re excited to announce the release of a major update to the Google Cloud Python logging library. v3.0.0 makes it even easier for Python developers to send and read logs from Google Cloud, providing real-time insights into what is happening in your application.  If you’re a Python developer working with Google Cloud, now is a …

Cloud SQL is Google Cloud’s fully managed relational database service for MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQL Server workloads. Cloud SQL enables customers to implement horizontal scaling of read-only workloads using read replicas. In this blog post, we will demonstrate a single-endpoint read scaling and load balancing solution using Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL and HAProxy, with automatic …

Investing in Artificial Intelligence (AI) can bring a competitive advantage to your organization. If you’re in charge of an AI or Data Science team, you’ll want to measure and maximize the value that you’re providing. Here is some advice from our years of experience in the field. A checklist to embark on a project: As …

As organizations move to the cloud, VM-based architectures continue to make up a significant portion of compute-centric workloads. To help ensure strong protection for these deployments, we are thrilled to announce a public preview of our newest layer of threat detection in Security Command Center (SCC): Virtual Machine Threat Detection (VMTD). VMTD is a first-to-market …

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On March 31, 2022, Node.js 10 will be going into maintenance mode for the Google Cloud Node.js SDK. When doing so, libraries will have their major version increased, in accordance with Semantic Versioning. Motivation Node.js LTS versions have a 30 month lifecycle, during which time they receive critical bug and security updates: Image by Node.js. …

It’s common to have a separate database for each service in microservices-based architectures. This pattern ensures that the independently designed and deployed microservices remain independent in the data layer as well. But it also introduces a new problem: How do you implement transactions (single units of work, usually made up of multiple operations) that span …