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La AEPD apoya las transferencias internacionales de datos de Google Cloud

Millones de organizaciones utilizan los servicios de Google Cloud diariamente, confiando en Google para proporcionarles protecciones de privacidad y seguridad de primer nivel. Según ha explicado la compañía en un comunicado oficial, “la protección de datos es primordial para nuestra misión, y siempre estamos buscando formas de facilitar el cumplimiento normativo de nuestros clientes”. Ayer […]

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Google Cloud Platform now offers identity and access management roles for users

Google today announced at its GCP NEXT conference in San Francisco that it’s adding more enterprise-focused features to its Google Cloud Platform public cloud. Most prominently, there’s a new tool available in beta called Cloud IAM that allows big companies to make sure that certain people can only do certain things with Google cloud infrastructure. […]

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Google launches Cloud Machine Learning Platform in limited preview

Google today announced at its GCP NEXT conference in San Francisco a new service called Cloud Machine Learning in a limited preview. The tool relies on the TensorFlow machine learning library that Google open-sourced a few months ago. And it powers another new product called the Google Cloud Speech API. Google’s launch of the service […]

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Google’s cloud business nabs Home Depot as customer

(Reuters) – Google, long an also-ran in cloud services, has scored an important victory in its effort to win corporate clients: Home Depot is moving some of its data toGoogle’s cloud. The deal, flagged Tuesday by Google executive Greg DeMichillie in a briefing and expected to be announced formally on Wednesday, highlights the momentum Google […]

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Here’s Google’s real answer to Amazon Web Services

Today Google finally told the world its real strategy for competing with public cloud market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS). Google first launched the Google Compute Engine infrastructure as a service (IaaS) in 2012, but it has always been in the shadows of AWS. Google tried using major price cuts in order to gain ground […]

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Open letter: Why the cloud business needs better metrics

GUEST: Steve Ballmer, the former chief executive officer of Microsoft and the current owner of the L.A. Clippers, has a lot to say about Microsoft — especially about the Microsoft Azure cloud business. In an interview with Bloomberg, he argued that since the company was betting big on the cloud, it should report revenues and profits […]

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Google launches Cloud Dataproc service out of beta

Google today announced that its Cloud Dataproc service — a fully managed tool based on the Hadoop and Spark open-source big data software — is now generally available. The service — which supports the MapReduce engine, the Pig platform for writing programs, and the Hive data warehousing software — first became available in beta in […]

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Google launches Cloud Vision API in beta following limited preview

Google today announced that its Cloud Vision application programming interface (API), which can give applications new image recognition capabilities, is now available in beta for anyone to use. For the past two months it was only available in a limited preview. The API can carry out multiple functions, including optical character recognition (OCR), detection of […]

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Google Compute Engine launches Custom Machine Types out of beta

The Google Cloud Platform, Google’s public cloud infrastructure that rents out compute and storage to run your applications, announced today that the Google Compute Engine’s Custom Machine Types feature is now generally available. This allows customers to fine-tune instance sizes to the exact number of cores and amount of memory they want. Google first introduced […]

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Google has quietly launched its answer to AWS Lambda

The Google Cloud Platform, the public cloud infrastructure from Google that developers can use to build and run their own apps, last night released a fascinating service called Google Cloud Functions. The tool, which allows developers to set up functions that get triggered in response to certain events, is notable because it’s quite similar to […]

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Google Compute Engine now offers 64TB of storage for a single virtual machine

Google’s public cloud, which other companies can use to run applications, is now offering virtual machines (VMs) — slices of physical servers — with a lot more storage space than before. As of today, you can assign as much as 64TB of Persistent Disk to a specific VM in Google Compute Engine. “The volume size […]

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Google deepens partnership with Red Hat, will support OpenShift Dedicated

Google and Red Hat today announced that they’re working together to bring the OpenShift Dedicated application deployment platform to the Google public cloud. The collaboration between the two companies will be happening “in the coming months,” according to a statement. Storage and analytics services from the Google Cloud Platform infrastructure as a service (IaaS) will […]

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Google wants to donate its Dataflow technology to Apache

Google today announced that it has made a proposal to submit its Dataflow data processing technology to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) in order to make Dataflow an Apache incubator project and thereby introduce broader governance and transparency around the software. Dataflow is interesting because it can handle both batch and stream processing of large […]

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Google’s BigQuery cloud service adds Custom Quotas to limit daily spending

Google today announced several enhancements to its BigQuery cloud-based data analytics service. The biggest one is a new option for setting quotas, designed to keep users from spending too much money with the product on any given day. Using the new Custom Quotas feature, admins can set quotas for individual users or for entire projects, […]

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Google launches 2nd generation of its Cloud SQL service, with up to 10TB per instance

Google is today announcing the beta availability of the second generation of the Google Cloud SQL service, a hosted version of the MySQL database. The second generation offers greater performance and storage than the original version, which first launched in 2011. The new version of Cloud SQL can scale up to 10 terabytes, 15,000 input/output […]

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Google has quietly launched an Akamai competitor

Google has quietly started offering Google Cloud CDN service, a new content-delivery network (CDN) that should appeal to independent developers who want their applications to load quickly. In the “alpha” release, Google is now accepting applications from people who want to try the new service, which is limited in geographical availability for now. More locations […]

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Google launches Cloud Vision API so anyone can tap its image recognition tech

Google today announced the launch of the Cloud Vision API (application programming interface), a tool developers can use to add image recognition to their own applications. The API is available now in limited preview through the Google Cloud Platform, product manager Ram Ramanathan wrote in a blog post. This is a long time coming if […]

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Google buys Diane Greene’s startup Bebop, makes her the head of its cloud businesses

Google today announced that it has acquired Bebop, a very stealthy startup founded by VMware cofounder Diane Greene. Greene is now the head of all of Google’s cloud businesses, Google’s chief executive, Sundar Pichai, wrote in a blog post on the news. “Bebop is a new development platform that makes it easy to build and […]

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Google Compute Engine launches Custom Machine Types to provide tailored VM sizes

Google today announced the introduction of Custom Machine Types, a new option people can use to get access to just the right size of virtual machine in the Google Compute Engine public cloud. This becomes useful, for example, when you grow out of a virtual machine, which is a virtual slice of a single physical […]

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