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How To Manage Your GraphQL APIs With Apigee

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Recently, Google Cloud partner Groovenauts, Inc. published a live demo of MatchIt Fast. As the demo shows, you can find images and text similar to a selected sample from a collection of millions in a matter of milliseconds: Image similarity search with MatchIt Fast   Give it a try — and either select a preset …

Editor’s note: This post was updated on 12/22/21 at 6:23pm PST. In this post, we provide recommendations from the Google Cybersecurity Action Team and discuss Google Cloud and Chronicle solutions to help security teams to manage the risk of the Apache “Log4j 2” vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046). For the latest updates on our assessment of …

Service accounts on Google Cloud are used when a workload needs to access resources or conduct actions without end-user involvement.  There are multiple methods of authenticating using service accounts, including using service accounts as part of Google Compute Engine instances, impersonating service accounts, or using service accounts with a key file — an option which …

We’re continuing to offer learning opportunities at no charge to help you grow your Google Cloud skills. Here are ten training offers you can take advantage of before the end of this year to keep building your knowledge of machine learning, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), and more. Register here by January 10, 2022 to receive …

Over the last 3 years, Cloud Tasks, our fully-managed asynchronous execution control service, has been an essential part of production infrastructure for Google Cloud customers everywhere. Today we are thrilled to announce that you can now create Cloud Tasks queues in multiple GCP Regions around the world. At Google Cloud, we believe that if we …

Editor’s note: As of 12/20/2021 at 2:15pm PST, this post was updated to indicate that detections for CVE-2021-4104 are present in production As of 12/19/2021 at 1:51pm PST, this post was updated to indicate that detections for CVE-2021-45046 are now present in production. As of 12/16/2021 at 3:45pm PST, this post was updated to include …

We’re very excited to announce the general availability of the Ruby Active Record Adapter for Google Cloud Spanner. Ruby Active Record is a powerful Object-Relational Mapping(ORM) library bundled with Ruby on Rails. Active Record provides an abstraction over the underlying database, and includes capabilities such as automatically generating schema changes and managing schema version history. …

We’re very excited to announce the general availability of the Google Cloud Spanner dialect that enables SQLAlchemy applications to take advantage of Cloud Spanner‘s scale, strong consistency, and up to 99.999% availability. SQLAlchemy is a Python SQL toolkit and Object Relational Mapper, giving application developers the full power and flexibility of SQL. Its object-relational mapper …

Editor’s note:  As of 12/16/2021 at 12pm PST, this post was updated to include more information about the latest NIST publication, CVE-2021-45046. The existing Cloud Armor ‘cve-canary’ rule offers the same level of protection for the new CVE. As of 12/13/2021 at 5:30pm PST, this post was updated to include more information about how our …

So, you’ve said goodbye to the monolithic application and refactored it into services. You are shipping faster and the code is cleaner. But the complexity of communication between the services is causing performance issues. And every time a new team needs to integrate, it’s a whole lot of meetings. The time has come to consider …