All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Compute Engine’

Google Compute Engine Gets Cheaper

Google just announced across-the-board price cuts on Compute Engine. Google already lowered pricing on core infrastructure, including compute and storage, earlier this year. Now, they’re cutting prices by about 10% for all instance types in every region. Google says the cuts are the result of better data center efficiency and Moore’s Law, as well as falling hardware costs. Here’s a …

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Google Cloud Platform Gets Price Drop, New Features

Google announced on Tuesday at its Cloud Platform Live event that it is lowering prices on Cloud Platform, and launching cloud-based DevOps tooling, Managed Virtual Machines (VM) for App Engine, real-time Big Data analytics with BigQuery. On the pricing, Google SVP of Technical Infrastructure Urs H√∂lzle says, “The original promise of cloud computing was simple: virtualize hardware, pay only for …

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Google Ups Its Cloud Platform Support Game

Google announced the launch of a new set of support packages for services on the Google Cloud Platform today. These cover App Engine, Compute Engine, Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, BigQuery, etc. “While you can go to Stack Overflow or Google Groups, we realize some of you may need 24×7 coverage, phone support or direct access to a Technical Account Manager …

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Watch This Google Compute Engine Hangout

At Google I/O, Google introduced Google Compute Engine. It’s been described as App Engine on Steroids, and the company demonstrated how it can use its data processing power to research the genome that is helping to find potential cures for cancer. It’s powerful, to say the least. There is a lot of stuff to learn, and Google did share some …

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Can Google’s Compute Engine Compete With Amazon?

Google impressed today with the reveal of Compute Engine, a cloud infrastructure that’s like App Engine on steroids. The company impressed with a demonstration of the cloud infrastructure’s power to deliver thousands upon thousands of processor cores to data heavy apps and services. While Google was talking up its advantages to help research, there was another market they didn’t really …

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Google Cures Cancer With 600,000 Processor Cores [Google I/O]

You may be familiar with Google’s App Engine, a service that allows developers to host their apps on the cloud and take advantage of Google’s processing power to service thousands of users. Well, App Engine just got bigger – way bigger. At the Google I/O keynote today, the company announced Google Compute Engine. It’s App Engine on a massive scale. …

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