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Every day, the drumbeat to adopt Zero Trust in tech infrastructure amplifies. Like any cybersecurity buzzword, Zero Trust is both more and less than it seems. As more, it holds an enduring concept and construct for better cloud-native security. As less, it doesn’t require new technology or tools – rather, Zero Trust is a series …

People often use Cloud Build and Artifact Registry in tandem to build and store software artifacts – these include container images, to be sure, but also OS packages and language specific packages. Consider a venn diagram where these same users are also users who use the Google Cloud project as a shared, multi-tenant environment. Because …

In my previous blog post, I introduced the brief history of zero trust, the core pillars of a zero-trust model, and how to build a zero-trust model for cloud-native workloads. In this blog post, you will learn how to mitigate vulnerabilities, such as the recent zero-day Log4j vulnerability, with a zero-trust workload security approach. Zero …

AbstractIn this blog, we describe our journey to the cloud and share some lessons we learned along the way. Our hope is that you’ll find this information helpful as you go through the decision, execution, and completion of your own migration to the cloud.IntroductionLiveRamp is a data enablement platform powered by identity, centered on privacy, …

Firestore is a serverless, fully managed NoSQL document database. In addition to being a great choice for traditional server-side applications, Firestore in Native Mode also offers a backend-as-a-service (BaaS) model ideal for rapid, flexible web, and mobile application development. Build applications that don’t require managing any backend infrastructure.A key part of this model is real …

Flexera’s State of the Cloud Report 2022 pointed out that significant cloud spending is wasted, a major issue that is getting more critical as cloud costs continue to rise. In the current macroeconomic conditions, companies focus on identifying ways to reduce spending. To effectively do that, we need to understand the pricing model. We can …

BigQuery is increasingly becoming the landing zone of choice for many customers’ data in Google cloud. BigQuery is designed to provide high data durability. Data is written synchronously to 2 availability zones and within these zones, data is written using erasure encoding to make sure data can be recovered from multiple disk failures. As of …

Organizations globally choose Google Cloud as their transformation partner to accelerate their business and digital transformation because of our leadership in sustainability, AI/ML, data analytics, and more. We are also committed to making cost optimization simple, so we offer a suite of services and tools for customers to effortlessly optimize their environments. “Media.net chose Spot …

Like many people, I managed my first cluster using the kubernetes cli (aka kubectl). I deployed a handful of ‘objects’ such as deployments, secrets, configmaps, and services by directly applying yaml files, such as: With much trial and error, I finally got my local yaml files perfect, and could issue these commands and produce a …

Every organization is going through some form of digital transformation and serving their customers in new ways. Modern conveniences have taught consumers that their experience is paramount — no matter how big or small the company or how complex the problem. Powering these digital experiences are operational databases, the backbone of most applications. The quality …