Top 50 TWiGCP links of 2019

Alexis MP
Alexis MP
Dec 30, 2019 · 3 min read

I spent (almost) every Monday morning of 2019 putting together a “This week in GCP” recap. That’s 49 editions with more than 2,000 links. The following is the top 50, most clicked, set of links.

Top 50 TWiGCP links og 2019
Top 50 TWiGCP links og 2019

The links obviously contain major announcements (many from Cloud Next ’19 in April), but also lots of developer, Cloud-Native, Big Data, Databases, and Ops-related links. Interestingly, Networking was also very well represented.

Without much surprise (to me at least) many popular industry solutions were also part of these top links: snowflake, Envoy, Spinnaker, Redis, Kafka, and Jenkins.

Certification remained a strong topic with multiple occurrences while SRE also made several appearances. And finally, a special mention for GCP Flowcharts (hi Grace! ;)

So without further ado, here is the top 50 :

  1. Introducing Anthos
  2. Announcing Cloud Code
  3. Announcing Cloud Run
  4. How to run Visual Studio Code in Google Cloud Shell
  5. Announcing new GKE architecture specialization
  6. Cloud Learner, Get Google Cloud Certified
  7. Serverless: Everything You Need to Know About Google Cloud Functions
  8. Bringing the best of open source to Google Cloud customers
  9. Using Envoy Proxy to load-balance gRPC services on GKE
  10. Announcing Snowflake on Google Cloud Platform
  11. What’s cooler than being cool? Ice cold archive storage
  12. Expanding Google Cloud AI to make it easier for developers to build and deploy AI
  13. Do you have an SRE team yet? How to start and assess your journey
  14. Setting up Chrome Remote Desktop on Compute Engine
  15. From data ingestion to insight prediction (April Data Analytics announcements)
  16. Connecting Firebase and Unity to create a gaming leaderboard in MechaHamster
  17. Simplifying identity and access management of your employees, partners, and customers
  18. Making Google Cloud the best place to run your Microsoft Windows applications
  19. ZetaSQL — Analyzer Framework for SQL
  20. GKE usage metering: Whose line item is it anyway?
  21. Save money by stopping and starting Compute Engine instances on schedule
  22. Using Istio to load-balance internal gRPC services
  23. Building a serverless online game
  24. Introducing Spinnaker for Google Cloud Platform
  25. Firebase & Google Cloud: What’s different with Cloud Firestore?
  26. Running Redis on GCP: four deployment scenarios
  27. Using Secrets in Google Cloud Functions
  28. How SRE teams are organized, and how to get started
  29. Protecting your cloud VMs with Cloud IAP context-aware access controls
  30. Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer Certification
  31. How Google Cloud Run Combines Serverless with Containers
  32. Gartner names Google Cloud a leader in its IaaS Magic Quadrant
  33. New in BigQuery: Persistent UDFs — Felipe Hoffa
  34. Announcing new additions to Google Cloud Networking
  35. BigQuery Encryption Functions
  36. AutoML Vision documentation
  37. HTTPS with Cert-Manager on GKE
  38. Google to Acquire Looker
  39. Introducing BigQuery parameters in Data Studio
  40. Introducing the Jenkins GKE Plugin
  41. To run or not to run a database on Kubernetes: What to consider
  42. Build a dev workflow with Cloud Code on a Pixelbook
  43. Enterprise databases, managed for you (April DB announcements)
  44. GCP Flowcharts
  45. How does your cloud storage grow? With a scalable plan and a price drop
  46. Site Reliability Engineering: Measuring and Managing Reliability
  47. Google Cloud Platform and Confluent partner to deliver a managed Apache Kafka service
  48. How Traffic Director provides global load balancing for open service mesh
  49. Exploring ​and ​Preparing ​your ​Data with BigQuery
  50. Announcing Cloud Firestore general availability and updates

So, anything surprising to you? Anything you think ought to be in that list? Add a comment and I’ll tell you how far off it was from that top 50 list!

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A collection of technical articles published or curated by Google Cloud Developer Advocates. The views expressed are those of the authors and don't necessarily reflect those of Google.

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