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How To Manage Your GraphQL APIs With Apigee

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Kubernetes is both revolutionary and “diffusionary.” It is a complete restructuring demanding a whole new slew of companion and support tools to cover and prop up the entire ecosystem. There are literally hundreds of tools – both open-source and proprietary – designed specifically with k8s in mind. Choosing your Kubernetes tech stack seems arduous – …

Organizations on a journey to containerize applications and run them on Kubernetes often reach a point where running a single cluster doesn’t meet their needs. One example, you want to bring your app closer to the users in a new regional market. Add a cluster to the new region and get the added benefit of …

Security is often seen as a zero-sum game between “go fast” or “stay secure.” We would like to challenge this school of thought and introduce a framework to change that paradigm to a “win-win game,” so you can do both—“go fast” and “stay secure.” Historically, application security tools have been implemented much like a gate …

Workplace collaboration continues to evolve as hybrid work expands its footprint. While both “same-time” and “staggered-time” (or asynchronous) collaboration modes each have their place in the hybrid work environment, organizations and teams sometimes overuse one mode over another. That’s probably because in-person meetings or collaborating in real time have been the default for many organizations, …

A few weeks ago, we announced third-party event sources for Eventarc, with the first cohort of third-party providers by our ecosystem partners. This blog post describes how to listen for events from one of those third-party providers, Datadog, and route them to a service in Google Cloud via Eventarc. Datadog is a monitoring platform for …

From electrifying transportation to shifting the grid to renewable energy, environmental sustainability is one of the greatest challenges of our generation. A critical but often forgotten goal is the development of sustainable agricultural practices, especially given increasing water shortages and soil degradation around the world. Lucent Bio was born to solve some of these threats …

A critical component of any security operations team’s job is to deliver high-fidelity detections of potential threats across the breadth of adversary tactics. But increasingly sophisticated threat actors, an expanding attack surface, and an ever-present cybersecurity talent shortage make this task more challenging than ever. Google keeps more people safe online than anyone else. Individuals, …

As business leaders evaluate their hybrid work models, employee productivity is top of mind. They’re trying to understand how to balance organizational needs for productivity with employee needs for autonomy, flexibility, and work/life balance. In my role as Google’s Productivity Advisor, I help organizations and employees realize that being productive means working smartly and efficiently …

Let’s say in 2021, you are organizing an in-person event. You need to make sure it’s COVID-safe for everyone attending, so you set up a system in which every person is tested and only allowed in if the results are negative. You had every invitee fill out a form where they shared their negative test …

Many teams are hesitant to introduce changes to their CI pipeline to not disrupt the often complex continuous deployment (CD) patterns. GitOps however is more than CD, it provides automation, eliminates unpredictability of configuration drift and enhances security. Many Continuous Integration (CI) tools claim to do GitOps but what they actually do is Continuous Deployment (CD). Continuous …