Spot VMs Overview: The Affordable Google Discount

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Table of Contents What are Spot VMs Google has a massive infrastructure distributed throughout the globe and a dynamic mix of workloads, which implies that some of its infrastructure capacity may remain idle. Spot VMs are Compute Engine VMs that utilize this idle capacity whenever it is accessible. Spot VMs are extremely cost-effective compute instances […]

Top Managed Kubernetes Providers: A 2022 Comparison

Top K8s providers in 2022

Suppose you don’t want to adapt your infrastructure for Kubernetes or would rather avoid the complexity of building it from the ground up. In that case, you could turn to a managed Kubernetes provider to do the legwork for you.  But, not all providers are created equal, and they vary in terms of what they […]

What Is Google Cloud Compute Engine? A Beginner’s Guide

What Is Google Cloud Compute Engine? A Guide

If you have been using your own hardware to create and manage VMs, you might be wondering, “What is Google Cloud Compute Engine?” Before getting to that outright, it’s important to understand why it matters in the first place.  Purchasing and managing your own hardware to create and run VMs and applications is expensive and […]

Developer’s Take: How Google Cloud Prioritizes the Developer Experience

How Google Cloud Prioritizes the Developer Exeperience

Balanced teams of software engineers, designers, and product managers set the pace of innovation at a company. Companies consistently focus on ways to attract the best talent in pursuit of setting their organization on a strong course of rapid innovation. However, keeping these teams agile, innovative, and free from blockers is a challenge in itself. […]

Six Signs It’s The Right Time to Migrate to the Cloud

right time to migrate to the cloud

Cloud adoption is essential to do business these days. As of 2021, nearly 94% of all enterprises utilize the cloud and 48% of businesses store their most important data on the cloud. The benefits to organizations using cloud technology are growing constantly, making the option to use the cloud a clear one. This leaves one […]

Google Cloud Platform vs. Microsoft Azure

Google Cloud Platform vs. Microsoft Azure

When looking for a cloud service provider, the choice for many often comes down to Google Cloud Platform vs Microsoft Azure. Both offer some of the best products and services available among today’s cloud service providers. However, they also share many similarities and capabilities, making your decision — and understanding the small but key differences […]