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We are pleased to announce general availability of virtual machine (VM) support in Anthos. VM support is available on Anthos for bare metal (now known as Google Distributed Cloud Virtual). Customers can now run VMs alongside containers on a single, unified, Google Cloud-connected platform in their data center or at the edge. With VM support …

Posted on July 13, 2022 Guest post originally published on the Clockwork blog TL;DR: Contrary to expectation, colocated VMs do not enjoy lower-latency connectivity to each other On network links between colocated VMs, packet drops are just as likely as on non-colocated links For maximum cloud system performance, VM colocation should be avoided In the previous …

Understanding how Java handles memory isn’t always necessary, but it can help you envision how the JVM deals with your variables and class instances. Automatic Garbage Collection (GC) is one of the most important features that makes Java so popular. This article explains why GC is essential. It includes automatic and generational GC, how the …

We published another episode of “VM End to End,” which is a series of curated conversations between a “VM skeptic” and a “VM enthusiast”. Every episode, join Brian, Carter, and a special guest as they explore why VMs are some of Google’s most trusted and reliable offerings, and how VMs benefit companies operating at scale …

  We published another episode of “VM End to End,” which is a series of curated conversations between a “VM skeptic” and a “VM enthusiast”. Every episode, join Brian, Carter, and a special guest as they explore why VMs are some of Google’s most trusted and reliable offerings, and how VMs benefit companies operating at …

Over the last six months, we launched 3rd Gen AMD EPYC™ CPUs (formerly code-named “Milan”) across our Compute Engine virtual machine (VM) families. We introduced the Tau VM family, targeting scale-out workloads. Tau VMs are the leader both in terms of performance and workload total cost of ownership (TCO) from any leading provider available today. We also refreshed …

As organizations move to the cloud, VM-based architectures continue to make up a significant portion of compute-centric workloads. To help ensure strong protection for these deployments, we are thrilled to announce a public preview of our newest layer of threat detection in Security Command Center (SCC): Virtual Machine Threat Detection (VMTD). VMTD is a first-to-market …

Here’s how I configured a VirtualBox VM to use a physical Windows drive on my Linux workstation. I use VirtualBox frequently to create virtual machines for testing new versions of Fedora, new application programs, and lots of administrative tools like Ansible. I have even used VirtualBox to test the creation of a Windows guest host. …

As attendees of KubeCon know, containers are here to stay. In fact, “Gartner predicts that by 2022, more than 75% of global organizations will be running containerized applications in production, which is a significant increase from fewer than 30% in 2019.”1 Delivering applications in a timely manner keeps us competitive and relevant to our customer base. …

However you use Google Cloud services, your data is your data. Our layered approach to security proactively protects your data and gives you control on your terms. In fact, at Google we believe the future of computing will increasingly shift to private, encrypted services where users can be confident that their data is not being …