TensorFlow 2.0 and Cloud AI make it easy to train, deploy, and maintain scalable machine learning models
14 hours ago, googlecloud

Since it was open-sourced in 2015, TensorFlow has matured into an entire end-to-end ML ecosystem that includes a variety of tools, libraries, and deployment options to help users go from research to production easily. This month at the 2019 TensorFlow Dev Summit we announced TensorFlow 2.0 to make machine learning models easier to use and deploy.TensorFlow started out as a machine learning framework and has grown into a comprehensive platform that gives researchers and developers access to both ...

It's raining APIs: How AccuWeather shares data with developers using Apigee
14 hours ago, googlecloud

Editor’s note: We’re hearing today from AccuWeather, the popular weather data provider. The company has evolved into a digital business through the years, and the company’s APIs are essential to what it offers. Here’s how AccuWeather uses Google’s Apigee API management platform to make it all work smoothly.Since AccuWeather was founded in 1962, our company has become the world’s leading provider of weather forecasts and warnings. We maintain a huge, accurate and comprehensive collection of weath...

Now generally available: Plug-in for VMware vRealize Automation
17 hours ago, googlecloud

Today, we’re announcing that our plug-in for VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) is now generally available for all users, providing an additional way for VMware customers to manage and consume Google Cloud resources.IT operators can use Google-provided blueprints or build their own blueprints for Google Cloud resources such as VM instances, Google Kubernetes Engine clusters, and Cloud Storage buckets to publish to the vRA service catalog. End users can select and launch resources in a predictable ...

Five habits of highly effective capital markets firms who run in the cloud
1 day ago, googlecloud

Every time I meet with our customers in the capital markets, they share new ways they are reinventing their businesses. Recently, I met with a CIO from a large investment bank looking to take the next step in the bank’s cloud adoption journey. We talked about everything from creating a plan for public cloud migration of mission-critical workloads and communicating it to regional regulators, to developing a roadmap for adopting engineering-driven software operations methodologies across the organ...

Massive Entertainment hosts Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 on Google Cloud Platform
1 day ago, googlecloud

As multiplayer games continue to increase in popularity, game developers need a reliable cloud provider with a flexible global infrastructure to support real time AAA gaming experiences. At Google Cloud we’ve spent many years building a world class infrastructure and easy to use solutions so that gaming companies and development studios can focus on what they’re most passionate about—building great games.With the recent release of Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 by Massive Entertainment, a Ubisoft s...

Matching jobs and candidates across locations and languages with Cloud Talent Solution
2 days ago, googlecloud

Since launching Cloud Talent Solution last year, we’ve been working closely with employers and job boards to help improve the discoverability of jobs, as well as matching those jobs with the right candidates. Companies around the globe have told us that reaching a larger talent pool is consistently top of mind, and we also hear from job seekers about their unique job search and employment needs.We’re always working to add new features and functionality to connect employers and job seekers. Last ...

Introducing a new Coursera course on Site Reliability Engineering
2 days ago, googlecloud

Our Customer Reliability Engineering (CRE) team is on a mission to help every business become more reliable by making it easy to adopt Site Reliability Engineering (SRE). SRE is a discipline founded here at Google that utilizes prescriptive methods and principles for building and running reliable systems. With CRE, we work with customers and partners to reduce the operational burden of your systems, become more agile, and help you run reliable services for your users and customers.We want to mak...

NVIDIA’s RAPIDS joins our set of Deep Learning VM images for faster data science
3 days ago, googlecloud

If you’re a data scientist, researcher, engineer, or developer, you may be familiar with Google Cloud’s set of Deep Learning Virtual Machine (VM) images, which enable the one-click setup machine learning-focused development environments. But some data scientists still use a combination of pandas, Dask, scikit-learn, and Spark on traditional CPU-based instances. If you’d like to speed up your end-to-end pipeline through scale, Google Cloud’s Deep Learning VMs now include an experimental image wit...

How Google Cloud helped Multiplay power a record-breaking Apex Legends Launch
3 days ago, googlecloud

Can you take a wild guess how many players a new multiplayer game typically attracts in its first day of availability? Would you say thousands, tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands?Without any pre-launch marketing or promotional pushes, the free-to-play battle royale game Apex Legends, from Respawn Entertainment, reached a whopping one million unique players during the first eight hours of its debut on Monday, February 4, 2019. In the first 72 hours after its initial launch, Apex Lege...

How Google Cloud helped Multiplay power a record-breaking Apex Legends launch
3 days ago, googlecloud

Can you take a wild guess how many players a new multiplayer game typically attracts in its first day of availability? Would you say thousands, tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands?Without any pre-launch marketing or promotional pushes, the free-to-play battle royale game Apex Legends, from Respawn Entertainment, reached a whopping one million unique players during the first eight hours of its debut on Monday, February 4, 2019. In the first 72 hours after its initial launch, Apex Lege...

Analyzing 3024 rice genomes characterized by DeepVariant
3 days ago, googlecloud

Rice is an ideal candidate for study in genomics, not only because it’s one of the world’s most important food crops, but also because centuries of agricultural cross-breeding have created unique, geographically-induced differences. With the potential for global population growth and climate change to impact crop yields, the study of this genome has important social considerations.This post explores how to identify and analyze different rice genome mutations with a tool calledDeepVariant. To do ...

Making game development more flexible and open with Google Cloud
3 days ago, googlecloud

The gaming industry is entering a period of tremendous growth.There are more than two billion players across the world, from competitive gamers to casual enthusiasts, and they enjoy games across a variety of platforms. Whether it’s mobile, console, PC, AR or VR—anyone can play, from anywhere, on any device. But they are not playing alone. Advances in global connectivity have powered the rise of real-time multiplayer games that offer shared experiences to players from all over the world.As a resu...

Get Google Cloud Certified at Next '19: What you need to know
6 days ago, googlecloud

It’s only March, and it’s already been an action-packed year for the Google Cloud Certified program. We kicked off 2019 by adding four new certifications to our portfolio, bringing the total to seven to cover the range of expertise that exists in cloud today. We developed these certifications to help you move your career forward and show off your cloud knowledge, especially as cloud computing continues to grow. Being Google Cloud Certified lets you prove and validate your knowledge in designing,...

Make your voice heard! Take the 2019 Accelerate State of DevOps survey
6 days ago, googlecloud

The survey for 2019 Accelerate State of DevOps Report is now live and we’d love to hear from you. Whether you’re just starting your DevOps journey, or you adopted DevOps a while ago, please make your voice is heard so that the survey captures insights from everyone.  For some background, the Accelerate State of DevOps Report is the largest and longest running research project of its kind. Since launching it six years ago, we’ve surveyed more than 30,000 technical professionals worldwide, across ...

Announcing new styling and gameplay features on Google Maps Platform
6 days ago, googlecloud

Creating engaging, immersive real-world gameplay is hard. Like, really hard. A year ago, when we launched Google Maps Platform for gaming, we partnered closely with game developers to make sure we’re building a platform that meets this challenge. We used the power of Google Maps and our real-time global understanding of the world to take mobile gaming to the next level.  Imagine what you can build when your game can adapt to a player’s environment real-time. With Google Maps Platform, you know i...

Announcing new styling and gameplay features
6 days ago, googlecloud

Creating engaging, immersive real-world gameplay is hard. Like, really hard. A year ago, when we launched Google Maps Platform for gaming, we partnered closely with game developers to make sure we’re building a platform that meets this challenge. We used the power of Google Maps and our real-time global understanding of the world to take mobile gaming to the next level.  Imagine what you can build when your game can adapt to a player’s environment real-time. With Google Maps Platform, you know i...

Let the queries begin: How we built our analytics pipeline for NCAA March Madness
1 week ago, googlecloud

It’s hard to believe, but a whole year has passed since last year’s epic March Madness®. As a result of our first year of partnership with the NCAA®, we used data analytics on Google Cloud to produce six live predictive television ads during the Men’s Final Four® and Championship games (all proven true, for the record), as well as a slew of additional game and data analysis throughout the tournament. And while we were waiting for March to return, we also built a basketball court to better unders...

Take Mobile Gaming to the Next Level with Location
1 week ago, googlecloud

Take Mobile Gaming to the Next Level with LocationGames are all about creating worlds and stories.  The richer the world, the more immersive the game. The earliest video games (think Pong, 1972) were limited to flat, two-dimensional screen. But even so, Pong was awesome. Believe us, we played a lot of Pong (not to mention the several decades of games that followed). But gamers today want more. Detailed storytelling and immersive world building are now a standard in games. This means there’s incr...

Turning data into NCAA March Madness insights
1 week ago, googlecloud

Whether we’re collecting it, storing it, analyzing it, or just trying to make sense of it all, nearly all organizations wrangle with data. And this is particularly true for an organization like the NCAA®, with more than 80 years worth of data on everything from student-athlete performance to March Madness® tournament results.Last year, we teamed up with the NCAA to help them bring together their wealth of historical data so they could better support students and schools, as well as delight fans....

Google Cloud named a leader in the Forrester Wave: Big Data NoSQL
1 week ago, googlecloud

We’re pleased to announce that Forrester has named Google Cloud as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019. We believe the findings reflect Google Cloud’s market momentum, and what we hear from our satisfied enterprise customers using Cloud Bigtable and Cloud Firestore.  According to Forrester, half of global data and analytics technology decision makers either have implemented or are implementing NoSQL platforms, taking advantage of the benefits of a flexible database that serv...

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