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Cloud Storage is a common choice for Vertex AI and AI Platform users to store their training data, models, checkpoints and logs. Now, with Cloud Storage FUSE, training jobs on both platforms can access their data on Cloud Storage as files in the local file system. This post introduces the Cloud Storage FUSE for Vertex …

No matter what your app or website does, chances are that your users are distributed across various locations and are not necessarily close to your servers. This means the requests travel long distances across the public internet , leading to inconsistent and sometimes frustrating user experiences. That’s where Cloud CDN comes in! What is Cloud …

When you start learning how to code your main focus is writing code that works correctly for the problem you are solving. Yes, code needs to work correctly and that is a good place to start learning. However, in a real work environment, you also want to ensure you write clean code. Clean code is …

We asked our 2020 intake of Technology Pioneers for their views on how technology will change the world in the next five years. From quantum computers and 5G in action to managing cancer chronically, here are their predictions for our near-term future.   1. AI-optimized manufacturing Paper and pencil tracking, luck, significant global travel and opaque supply …

“The more we can reduce waste in software development, the better off everyone will be.” The long road toward quality is filled with diversions, false starts, and detours. The enemy of quality is waste, because waste is never desirable. No one pays anyone to deliver waste. We sometimes tolerate waste as part of the process …

Introduction Throughout the software engineering lifecycle, practices have come and gone. Those that have stuck and those that have withstood the test of time have been the building blocks of what we have today. They’ve pushed teams and developers alike to better code bases and practices. Here we discuss a few of the most notable …

Cloud computing used to be considered a buzzword a few years ago, but as of this year, over 88% of organizations that responded to the O’Reilly Cloud Adoption survey reported using some kind of cloud computing services — from databases, analytics, servers, and even software that is delivered via the Internet. By 2025, 80% of businesses are …

Stress and burnout can affect open source communities, but we can all help. I’ve attended many open source conferences over the years, and I usually find at least one session that discusses burnout, stress, or work-life balance. I’ve found many of these sessions helpful—not just personally, but I’ve also learned some important lessons for managing …

An API needs to do much more than “just work.” If you are building an application that uses some variation of a client/server model, you need an application programming interface (API). An API is a clearly defined boundary between one process and another. A common boundary in web applications is a REST/JSON API. While developers …

If you’re managing large and complex projects, try replacing Microsoft Project with an open source option. Projects like building a satellite, developing a robot, or launching a new product are all expensive, involve different providers, and contain hard dependencies that must be tracked. The approach to project management in the world of large projects is …