This week in Google Cloud Platform — “Osaka region, Spring on GCP, and a Bitcoin public dataset”

GCP will soon reach 19 regions as it is “building its second Japanese region in Osaka” (Google blog)

Spring Framework 5 and Spring Boot 2 users rejoice, you can now use your favorite technologies and access the full power of GCP (Google blog). See also Pivotal’s take on this — “Spring Cloud for Google Cloud Platform 1.0 Milestone 2 Available” (spring.io)

Qwiklabs has released two new “baseline” quests, one for Kubernetes Engine, and one for Data, ML, and AI. Start here (qwiklabs.com)

From the “GCP users talk best about the tech” department :

From the “a week without BigQuery is a wasted week” department :

From the “putting TensorFlow versatility to the test” department :

From the “it didn’t really fit into any other category” department :

From the “In Case You Missed It (ICYMI)” department :

If you’re on twitter, here are some updates to Google Cloud’s presence there :

The GCP Podcast episode gets into how Google works with the community on TensorFlow — Episode #113 Open Source TensorFlow with Yifei Feng.

This week’s screenshot is taken from the Spring on GCP blog post

That’s it for this week!
-Alexis