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How To Manage Your GraphQL APIs With Apigee

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Routine maintenance is critical in the upkeep of any healthy database system. Maintenance involves updating your operating system and upgrading your database software so that you can rest assured that your system is secure, performant, and up-to-date. When you run your database on Cloud SQL, we schedule maintenance for you once every few months during …

With Cloud SQL for SQL Server, you can bring your existing SQL Server on-premises workloads to Google Cloud. Cloud SQL takes care of infrastructure, maintenance, and patching so you can focus on your application and users. A great way to take better care of your application is by monitoring the SQL Server error log for …

Prometheus is considered the de facto standard for Kubernetes application metrics, but running it yourself can strain engineering time and infrastructure resources when your usage grows. In March, we announced the general availability of Google Cloud Managed Service for Prometheus to help you offload that burden, and today, we’re excited to announce a new low-cost, …

Editor’s note: Today we hear from Maisons du Monde, a furniture and home decor company that was founded in France over 25 years ago. They have 357 stores across France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands, and Portugal, and are a Google Cloud customer. They worked with their Customer Engineer, Adrien Aflalo, to …

We all sometimes try taking on more significant tasks than we can deliver on—it stems directly from our human inability to evaluate complex tasks correctly. Let’s look at how you can address this in your IT journey. Iterate Moving in small, manageable steps is a cornerstone in many common methodologies in our industry: agile – …

Since Aristocrat’s founding in 1953, technology has constantly transformed gaming and the digital demands on our gaming business are a far cry from challenges we faced when we started. As we continue to expand globally, security and compliance are top priorities. Managing IT security for several gaming subsidiaries and our core business became more complex …

We’re thrilled to announce several new observability features for the Pub/Sub to Splunk Dataflow template to help operators keep a tab on their streaming pipeline performance. Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Cloud customers use the Splunk Dataflow template to reliably export Google Cloud logs for in-depth analytics for security, IT or business use cases. With newly …

Artificial intelligence (AI) and particularly machine learning (ML) continue to advance at breakneck pace. We see it throughout projects and commentaries across the broader technology industry. We see it in the amazing things our customers are doing, from creating friendly robots to aid childhood development, to leveraging data for better manufacturing and distribution, to fostering …

At Google I/O, we announced AlloyDB for PostgreSQL, a fully-managed, PostgreSQL-compatible database for demanding, enterprise-grade transactional and analytical workloads. Imagine PostgreSQL plus the best of the cloud: elastic storage and compute, intelligent caching, and AI/ML-powered management. Further, AlloyDB delivers unmatched price-performance: In our performance tests, it’s more than 4x faster on transactional workloads, and up …

Finding software engineers has been a pressing business topic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses have been searching for digital specialists to support transformation efforts, adapt products and services, strengthen security to facilitate teleworking, or modify infrastructure to increase flexibility. A 2022 Pentalog report based on a SkillValue ranking helps answer a question being asked across …