Google announces new faster API for Google Cloud Datastore

Today Google has announced a new faster API for its NoSQL database for web and mobile apps. It goes without saying that this is read as a foreign language to anyone without a development background, Google says that it  has “redesigned the underlying architecture that supports the cross-platform API for accessing Datastore outside of Google App Engine, such as from Google Container Engine and Google Compute Engine“…

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Sundar Pichai, Eric Schmidt & other keynote speakers announced for Google Cloud Next ’17 on March 8-10

[UPDATE: Day 1 kicks off at 9am PT today and Google is live streaming the event on YouTube, tune in below…]

Google today announced some notable keynote speakers that will appear at its upcoming Google Cloud Next ’17 Conference scheduled for March 8-10. Among the execs set to make an appearance at the event, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Executive Chairman of Alphabet Eric Schmidt will be delivering keynotes during the conference that will focus on the latest for the company’s Cloud offerings.

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Spotify transitioning to Google’s Cloud Platform to power their music backend

Spotify has announced that it is moving its music streaming backend to the Google Cloud Platform. The gigantic task will take place over the coming weeks and months and hopefully should not result in any service disruptions for users. For Google, the move is a clear win for their burgeoning cloud business.

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SAP partners with Google to offer its enterprise applications on Google Cloud

Google today announced that it’s forming a new strategic partnership with enterprise software company SAP to deliver its in-memory database SAP HANA among other solutions. The partnership offers Google Cloud Platform customers more scalability, brings new G Suite integrations, and more…

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Google bolsters its Cloud Platform w/ Cloud Machine Learning, enterprise enhancements

Google today kicked off its GCP Next 2016 event in San Francisco, California, and with it comes — not surprisingly — the announcement of some new products that will bolster Google’s cloud offerings. The company announced plans to take machine learning mainstream with Cloud Machine Learning, many enterprise feature enhancements, a new unified monitoring, logging and diagnostics service called Stackdriver, new partners for cloud ops, and more…

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Google showcases custom server security chip, Cloud VMs double max CPU core, RAM amount

In the midst of several app and service launches at Cloud Next ’17, Google also announced several hardware-related developments. With Cloud Platform gaining GPUs last month, Compute Engine is doubling the number of CPU cores available to virtual machines, while Google showed off its Titan security chip for data servers.

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Google Cloud Platform Product Management Director Greg DeMichillie heads back to Adobe

Now ex-Director of Product Management for Google’s Cloud Platform Greg DeMichillie has departed the Mountain View company to head back to Adobe to serve as its Head of Developer Platform & Ecosystem. This is a move back to Adobe because, before his time at Google, DeMichillie was at the creative, marketing, and document software company as a Director of Product Management between 2008 and 2012…

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