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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, …

Google’s goal for Flutter has always been to provide a portable framework for building beautiful UIs that run at native speeds no matter what platform you target. To validate this capability, we started by focusing on the mobile platforms, Android and iOS, where we’ve seen more than 80,000 fast, beautiful Flutter apps published to Google …

Across the world, governments and health authorities are working together to find solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, to protect people and get society back up and running. Software developers are contributing by crafting technical tools to help combat the virus and save lives. In this spirit of collaboration, Google and Apple are announcing a joint …

Data always plays a critical role in the ability to research, study, and combat public health emergencies, and nowhere is this more true than in the case of a global crisis. Access to data sets—and tools that can analyze that data at cloud scale—are increasingly essential to the research process, and are particularly necessary in …

For 21 years, Google’s mission has been to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Helping people get the right information to stay healthy is more important than ever in the face of a global pandemic like COVID-19. Since my last update, we’ve accelerated our work to help people stay safe, informed …

The Google Cloud documentation team has been hard at work to provide you with a better documentation experience. These changes help us create a more consistent experience across the developer documentation site, and they lay the groundwork for future improvements. We started this work in 2019 and are rolling out more updates in 2020. Here’s …

Many applications require credentials to connect to a database, API keys to invoke a service, or certificates for authentication. Managing and securing access to these secrets is often complicated by secret sprawl, poor visibility, or lack of integrations. Secret Manager is a new Google Cloud service that provides a secure and convenient method for storing API …

On the Google for Education team, we think a lot about how to make sure the technology we’re delivering and schools are using is sustainable. Devices shouldn’t have to be constantly refreshed or replaced after just a couple of years in the classroom. They should be used year after year and consistent updates should continue to …

In classrooms around the world, educators rely on Chromebooks to keep their students’ data secure. Students like them because they are fast, easy to use and built for collaboration. And because documents are all stored in the cloud, students can share devices and access their work from anywhere. Most importantly, Chromebook apps and features help …

Google recently revealed a quantum computer which they claim can solve in minutes what a problem a present-day supercomputer would need thousands of years to solve. They published their findings in a Nature article, Quantum supremacy using a programmable superconducting processor. With this breakthrough, Google claims to have attained quantum supremacy. Prior to this, a draft …