Tag: Google Cloud

Observations and Insights from Google Cloud Next ’18

I recently joined Chris Presley for his podcast, Cloudscape, to talk about what’s happening in the world of cloud-related matters. I shared some of my observations from the recent Google Cloud Next ’18. Topics of discussion included: Google for Enterprise…

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Managing Microservices: Why Middleware is Essential As You Scale Your Business

Imagine this: You’re out for dinner at an international conference with a group of colleagues from around the world. Everyone there is an expert at what they do. People are trying to communicate, but since everyone speaks a different language,…

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ProxySQL behind a load balancer in Google Cloud

Introduction In this article we will explore one approach for deploying ProxySQL behind a load balancer in Google Cloud. While considering the deployment of ProxySQL, one has basically the following options: Install ProxySQL on existing application server(s) Provision dedicated ProxySQL…

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The State of MySQL High Availability Going in to 2018

High availability for MySQL has become increasingly relevant given the ever increasing rate of adoption and implementation. It’s no secret to anyone in the community that the popularity of MySQL has become noteworthy. I still remember my start with MySQL…

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Pythian Achieves Google Cloud Premier Partner Status

Pythian to showcase cloud-based analytics and data solutions at Google NEXT Ottawa, ON – March 2, 2017 – Pythian, a 400-person global technology services company that helps businesses adopt disruptive technologies to better compete, announced today that it has achieved…

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Benchmarking Google Cloud SQL Instances

Google Cloud SQL is a fully managed database service that makes it easy to set-up, maintain, manage, and administer your relational MySQL databases in the cloud. Cloud SQL allows you to focus on your applications rather than administering your databases….

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Virtual CPUs with Google Compute Engine

After looking at how virtual CPUs are handled in Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, we explore CPU definitions and CPU performance under the Google Compute Engine platform.

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