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Available in GA today, you can now begin deploying Spot VMs in your Google Cloud projects to start saving now. For an overview of Spot VMs, see our Preview launch blog and for a deeper dive, check out our Spot VM documentation. Modern applications such as microservices, containerized workloads, and horizontal scalable applications are engineered …

The Canadian government’s security guidance for cloud environments outlines a standardized set of security controls to protect data and workloads in the cloud. The security guidance, known as the Security Control Profile for Cloud-based GC Services, also outlines security controls and profiles from a different publication, the IT Security Risk Management: A Lifecycle Approach (ITSG-33). …

Imagine that you provisioned a Terraform resource in your environment running on a public cloud, such as Google Cloud, and you need to destroy and recreate the resource so you can start from a clean state.  Terraform gives you two tools to accomplish this: The terraform taint command, which instructs Terraform to mark an object …

Terraform is increasingly the preferred tool for building, changing, and versioning infrastructure in Google Cloud and across clouds. In an earlier post, I showed how to create Eventarc triggers using Google Cloud Console or via the command line with gcloud. In this post, I show how to create the same triggers with the google_eventarc_trigger Terraform resource. See eventarc-samples/terraform on GitHub for the …

During a Teradata migration to BigQuery, one complex and time consuming process is migrating Teradata users and their permissions to the respective ones in GCP. This mapping process requires admin and security teams to manually analyze, compare, and match hundreds to thousands of Teradata user permissions to BigQuery IAM permissions. We already described this manual …

Regardless of the industry or market, enterprises around the globe are at some stage on their cloud journey – with digital transformation as the destination. The use of cloud computing (both private and public) is a core part of strategies to speed up application development and deliver on business objectives. In the midst of all …

Terraform is an open source Infrastructure as Code tool that is popular with platform developers building reusable cloud automation. The Terraform Provider for Google Cloud Platform continues to add support for the latest Google Cloud features, such as Anthos on GKE, and our teams continue to expand Terraform integrations including Cloud Foundation Toolkit and Terraform …

Terraform is one of the most popular open source infrastructure-as-code tools out there, and it works great for managing resources on Google Cloud.  When you’re just kicking the tires and learning how to use Terraform with Google Cloud, having the owner role on the project and running Terraform yourself makes things very easy.  That’s because …

Guest post originally published on LOGIQ’s blog by Ajit Chelat Building and managing cloud infrastructure manually can be quite the task; even more challenging when you’re operating as a distributed team. With everyone pushing multiple (and often concurrent) changes and updates, it can be tricky to properly provision, configure or deploy resources and applications when …

We are announcing a new Terraform module for provisioning load balancers optimized for serverless applications. With this Terraform module, you can complete your load balancing task with a single module, instead of configuring many underlying network resources yourself in Terraform. In an earlier article, we showed you how to build a Cloud HTTPS Load Balancer …