Posts Tagged ‘Google Cloud Platform’

Integrating Data in the Cloud For Better Care

The following is the thirteenth blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. Throughout this series, we have discussed the many benefits of cloud, including increased velocity for innovation, enhanced security, and the opportunity for ROI. Now we want to discuss how the cloud can […]

How Cloud Improves Disaster Recovery

The following is the seventh blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. In our last blog in this series, we examined how security improves with cloud. In this blog, we will look at how cloud enhances disaster recovery (DR) practices and provides a better […]

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Resiliency – A Core Pillar of Any Business-Critical App in the Cloud

Cloud offers undeniable benefits when it comes to building cost-effective agile solutions. Enterprise-wide pushes to modernize application stacks have added fuel to cloud migration initiatives. As more and more monoliths are decomposed and redesigned using a distributed microservices architecture, the large portfolio of cloud-native services makes developing and deploying in the cloud faster and economical. […]

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Key Features to Grow Your Business with Google Cloud Platform

Cloud is transforming the way IT is built and used. This can be seen specifically with cloud computing, which has made hosting infrastructure elastic. But what does all this mean for the end user? To start – cost savings, scalability, security and service upgrades, and disaster recoveries. As a leader in the cloud space, Google […]

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Big Data Bootcamp by the Beach: Getting Started Smart

In the first post in this series, I talked about giving a Big Data Bootcamp in the Dominican Republic to a large group of very smart students. In this post, I’ll go over the basic tools and techniques that I think are most relevant in the job market. These are basic tools that most are […]

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Big Data Bootcamp by the Beach: An introduction

This is a little story about nothing ventured; nothing gained. One day, I got a LinkedIn message asking if I would like to teach a Big Data Bootcamp at an event for the Universidad Abierta Para Adultos in Santiago de Caballeros, República Dominicana. Luis didn’t know me; he just saw my profile and saw that I’ve been […]

Retrospective on Google Cloud Next 2018

What should you take away from this year’s Google Next annual cloud conference? To begin with, containers were front and center. Quite literally. The main stage was composed of multiple large rotating containers which severed as periodic hosts for demos and the morning DJs. Containers weren’t the only themes this year; we heard a lot […]

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What Google Cloud Next ’18 Says About Where to Invest IT Dollars

Google Cloud Next 2018 kicks off today in San Francisco! As I review the amazing choice of workshops and breakouts available at Next, it becomes obvious where Google is investing in its Cloud Future. Here are five best bets based on what Google is presenting at its annual cloud conference: Velostrata for Large Scale Cloud […]

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Why CU Anschutz Medical Campus Migrated to Google Cloud

Our healthcare team has been working with the University of Colorado over the past couple of years to overcome critical data challenges in healthcare… and the results are exciting. In this blog post, I’ll share how the academic medical center was able to improve security, reduce maintenance, and increase efficiency in support of the university’s […]

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Data Strategy Framework: Handle with CARE

As Gartner predicted, artificial intelligence is emerging as a core business and analytical competency. Although information is still not recognized as a line item in a corporate balance sheet (data as an asset), it is still a strategic asset that can drive business value.  Therefore, it’s important to have data strategy framework in place. On […]

Pivotal SpringOne 2017: What’s Next with Google Cloud Platform?

As we all know, Pivotal positions their place in the market as “cloud platform agnostic”. That said, are some cloud partners more equal than others in the world of Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF)? To answer that question, one needs to look no further than Google and their Google Cloud Platform (GCP) solution, which Pivotal use […]

What Happens When Google Drive Is Down

What happens? Everyone and their mother freaks out. The world literally stops spinning! Well, maybe not literally, but figuratively. In case you didn’t notice, Google Drive crashed today: And Twitter has lit up with everyone’s thoughts. From lighthearted and silly to downright angry, here’s what a few people had to say about the sudden blackout […]