TWiGCP — “Hello Hong Kong, Pandora chooses GCP, and folding proteins”

Here are the main announcements for this past week :

Growing our presence in Asia Pacific: New GCP regions in Hong Kong and Jakarta” (Google Blog). Every new location is a good opportunity to mention How’s your latency?

Cloud Identity now provides access to traditional apps with secure LDAP” (Google blog). Available for G Suite Enterprise and Cloud Identity Premium editions.

Investing in Pandora’s Core Differentiators” ( Pandora chooses GCP for its 90 billion thumbs up or down, 2500 Hadoop nodes, and 6 PB of data. #BigQuery #Dataflow #TensorFlow

AlphaFold: Using AI for scientific discovery” ( Utilizing AI to predict a protein’s shape; helping scientists treat diseases believed to be caused by misfolded proteins.

From the “service mesh is the future” department :

From the “Google and partner-provided Solutions” department :

From the “Healthcare API updates and how-to” department

From the “helping you make the right architectural decisions” department :

From the “Choosing GCP and migrating to GCP — the Hike story” department :

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

From the “all things multimedia” department :

This week’s picture is the updated GCP Cheat Sheet

That is all for this week!