Elastic further secures data-sharing between Elastic Cloud and Google Cloud

September 24th, 2021

Yesterday, DevClass reported that with Elastic’s recent release of Elastic 7.15, the “recently added Google Private Service Connect looks to keep data off the internet by offering private connectivity from Google Cloud virtual private cloud to Elastic Cloud deployments.”

The release also includes updated functionality in Observability and Security, as well as the general availability of Elastic APM correlations and Elastic App Search for Enterprise Search.

Google reorgs cloud team in pursuit of greater market share

September 22nd, 2021

CNBC is reporting a change in the engineering leadership of Google’s cloud team. Thomas Kurian, the CEO of Google Cloud, wants to continue growing the company’s market share from its current 10%, up from 7% three years ago.

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August 26th, 2020

Monitoring network connections in Google Cloud Platform gets easier

August 21st, 2020

Google has deployed GKE Dataplane V2, enabling Kubernetes Network Policy logging in GKE, making it possible to “…see all allowed and denied network connections directly in the Cloud Logging console…”

Google Cloud Platform’s suite of services

August 14th, 2020

Ever wonder what Google Cloud Platform actually is, and what services it offers, so you can compare to AWS and Azure? Google has an article that should answer most of your questions, and point you to resources for any that remain!

Where does Google Cloud Platform have an edge?

June 25th, 2020

Related to the updated public cloud comparison I discussed a couple of weeks ago, ITPro Today recently published an article about the differentiators driving the rapid growth of Google Cloud Platform.

Comparing AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform

June 12th, 2020

When it comes to choosing between the three leaders in public cloud infrastructure, comparisons can be difficult. Between them, AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) offer a bewildering array of services, as well as pricing plans that can sometimes seem frustratingly cryptic.

Datamation recently updated their public cloud comparison article, which does a pretty good job clearing-up some of the mystery. While not perfect (see the comments to grasp some of the oversights) it is still a valuable resource when trying to understand these providers’ comparative strengths and weaknesses. While necessarily incomplete in such a fast-moving marketplace, the table at the end, laying-out what each vendor offers for common business needs, is particularly helpful.