“The Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a suite of cloud services hosted on Google’s infrastructure.”

Google initially launched Google App Engine framework for hosting web applications back in 2008. Gradually they have grown into one of the premier cloud computing platforms competing with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. Google Cloud Platform (GCP) currently dominates the market from computing and storage to data analytics, machine learning, and networking.

Google Cloud Platform products span is growing every single day and they are used by hundreds of developers, data-scientists and researchers. Let’s list down a few of them.

1. Artificial intelligence & Machine Learning: AI Hub (beta), Cloud AutoML (beta), Cloud TPU, Cloud Machine Learning Engine, Diagflow Enterprise Edition, Cloud Natural Language, Cloud Speech-to-Text, Cloud Text-to-Speech, Cloud Translation, Cloud Vision, Cloud Video Intelligence, Cloud Inference API (alpha), and…


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Faraday Future has made a quite a buzz for weeks since CES 2017. Everyone’s been talking about Faraday Future prototype FF91’s crazy spec.

Even Faraday Future have a say on this. They have mentioned that FF91 claimed to be the “quickest production car in the world.” This is proved in a head-to-head acceleration trial with a Tesla’s flagship Model S P100D.

0–60 — Tesla Model S P100D — 2.5 seconds

0–60 —Faraday Future FF91— 2.39 seconds

Well, It seems like Elon Musk didn’t take months to come up with a car to beat the 0–60 record. Oh yeah Tesla has made a race car, set for the Electric GT championship that’ll kick off later this year. …


I was looking for a way to monitor my VPS for a while as my hosting provider(DigitalOcean) only lets me check the bandwidth details in a graph form which is not cool :(

I found this this neat command-line tool called vnStat.

Assuming you have an Ubuntu server you could configure this awesome tool in a jiffy

  1. SSH in to your server and type
sudo apt-get install vnstat
  1. Configure vnstat (assuming you have eth0 network interface) using type
sudo vnstat -u -i eth

to check your stat type

vnstat -i eth0 

enjoy :)

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Ubuntu

(sample output — screenshot )

Source : DigitalOcean Community

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