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One of the best practices for managing your virtual machines in the cloud is to rely on smart automation for certain tasks. When done this way you can save cloud and IT teams a tremendous amount of time and toil, especially for tasks like VM state validation which we’ll talk about in this blog. Let’s …

When IT operators and architects begin their journey with Google Cloud, Day 0 observability needs tend to focus on infrastructure and aim to address questions about resource needs, a plan for scaling, and similar considerations. During this phase, developers and DevOps engineers also make a plan for how to get deep observability into the performance …

One of the best aspects of the cloud is the ability to purchase and use only what you need. This enables you to take advantage of modern and performant computing while fine tuning cost optimization. With Suspend/Resume, Generally Available today, you have even more control over your Google Cloud resource consumption. Similar to closing the …

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Sometimes, you need to run a piece of code for hours, days, or even weeks. Cloud Functions and Cloud Run are my default choices to run code. However, they both have limitations on how long a function or container can run. This rules out the idea of executing long-running code in a serverless way. Thanks …

We’re pleased to announce general availability of Cloud Client Libraries for Compute Engine, now available in Java, Go, Python, NodeJS, Ruby, PHP, and C#. These new libraries provide enhanced developer productivity and ease of use by enabling a more idiomatic style for each programming language that we support. Cloud Client Libraries for Compute Engine wrap …

When you choose to run your business on Google Cloud you benefit from the same planet-scale infrastructure that powers Google’s products such as Maps, YouTube, and Workspace. We have picked 10 ways in which Google Cloud Infrastructure services outshine alternatives in the market in how they simplify your operations, save money, and secure your data. …

In a Compute Engine environment, managed instance groups (MIGs) offer autoscaling that lets you automatically change an instance group’s capacity based on current load, so you can rightsize your environment—and your costs. Autoscaling adds more virtual machines (VMs) to a MIG when there is more load (scaling out), and deletes VMs when the need for VMs is …

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Have you ever wondered whether you’re using the best possible cloud compute resource for your workloads? In this post, we discuss the different Compute Engine machine families in detail and provide guidance on what factors to consider when choosing your Compute Engine machine family. Whether you’re new to cloud computing, or just getting started on Google Cloud, …