TWiGCP — “Back from KubeCon ’18 NA — Istio, Knative, gVisor, just to name a few”

Here are the main announcements for this past week :

Mark your calendar: Google Cloud Next 2019 (Google blog) April 9–11, 2019 at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Registration is now open. Be there or be square!

Given this was KubeCon ’18 week in Seattle, most of the GCP announcements are Cloud Native-related:

Accelerate your app delivery with Kubernetes and Istio on GKE” (Google blog). Think services first with Istio and try it out on GKE today (with mTLS).

From the “Knative momentum in just a few months” department :

To illustrate the Kubernetes-related topics just listed above, check out this short screencast on going from zero to GKE + istio + Serverless add-on.

From the “gVisor recent announcements” department :

Announcing Cloud DNS forwarding: Unifying hybrid cloud naming” (Google blog). New forwarding capability for Cloud DNS to help your resources find each other via DNS, whether they are in the cloud or on-prem. #hybrid

From the “ML performance numbers across the board” department :

Staying with machine learning, here’s “Deep reinforcement learning on GCP: using hyperparameters and Cloud ML Engine to best OpenAI Gym games” (Google blog). Training many jobs in parallel using Cloud ML Engine’s hyperparameter managed tuning service.

From the “Firebase how-to” department :

From the “Using GCP there’s a checklist for that!” department:

From still my favorite “Customers and partners talk best about GCP” department :

From the “Angular server-side rendering and virtual workstation solutions” department :

From the “Beta, GA, or what?” department :

From the “all things multimedia” department :

This week’s picture shows some of the recent beta features added to GKE (Istio, node auto-provisioning, …)

That is all for this week!
-Alexis