Tag: GCP

Securing your Application with Google’s WAF Cloud Armor

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If you’re running an application on the public internet, security in this day and age is key. With the adage of defense in mind, you want to have multiple layers of checks as requests get further into your application layers…

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An Initial Test of Google’s AlloyDB Columnar Engine

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Google just recently launched the public preview of their new customized cloud version of PostgreSQL called AlloyDB. This Google Cloud Platform (GCP) managed database service is not the same as their Cloud SQL PostgreSQL service that still exists and is…

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Automated Database Backups for Cloud Spanner Using Terraform

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    This post shows how to use cloudspannerecosystem/scheduled-backups to configure scheduled backups for your cloud spanner database. The setup of the required resources (Cloud Scheduler, pub/sub and cloud function) will be done by using terraform in this tutorial.  …

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SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups on Google Kubernetes Engine

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This tutorial shows you how to configure SQL Server AlwaysOn availability groups (AG) using DH2i DxEnterprise and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). This offering helps you achieve high availability for your SQL Server databases running on containers in Kubernetes. GCP Resources…

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Using El Carro Operator on AWS

Introduction Google recently released a Kubernetes operator for Oracle, El Carro. The project includes good examples of how it works on GCP and on your local computer (using minikube). Given it is a portable implementation, we wanted to give it…

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Datascape Podcast Episode 47: March 2021 Cloud Update Show

In this episode Pierig LeSaux, Warner Chaves and Chris Presley discuss several updates to GCP and Azure.

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Cloud Cost Management and Optimization at Pythian: An Introduction

The shift to the cloud as “the new normal” has materially changed not just the technical, but also the financial landscape of computing. Centralized purchasing and price/volume negotiations have given way to ad hoc purchases of cloud resources throughout the…

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Datascape Podcast Episode 43 – July 2020 Cloud Updates

Welcome to the July 2020 episode of the Datascape Cloud Update Podcast. This is the podcast where we distill the latest Cloud announcements from the leading public Cloud vendors and help to inform you about what matters and what to…

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Datascape Podcast Episode 41 – Choosing a Public Cloud for Oracle Database

You can run Oracle anywhere. It’s very flexible, which means anywhere you can get a VM, you can run it, including a virtual box on your laptop. There’s even have a free edition (XE) if you don’t have large data…

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101 Series: Oracle in Google Cloud – Part 2 : How I Built the GC VM with Ansible

Setup the gcloud Account, JSON File, and the SSH Keys Explaining the Ansible GC Compute Modules

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