The Developer Show — TL;DR 094

timothyjordan
Jan 19, 2018 · 1 min read

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TL;DR 094 — January 12, 2018

Cloud VPC firewall management

Configuring and maintaining IP-based firewall rules is a complex and manual process that can lead to unauthorized access if done incorrectly. Which is why we’re excited to announce support for service accounts. They simplify the application management lifecycle by providing mechanisms to manage authentication and authorization of applications. More details and screenshots are on the post.

Introducing Preemptible GPUs

You can now attach NVIDIA K80 and NVIDIA P100 GPUs to Preemptible VMs for 50% cheaper than GPUs attached to on-demand instances. Preemptible GPUs will be a particularly good fit for large-scale machine learning and other computational batch workloads as customers can harness the power of GPUs to run distributed batch workloads at predictably affordable prices. Links to get started are on the post.

Okay, this week is short on news from our platform teams. So, if you’re looking for some more reading material, may I recommend some 2017 re-cap posts. Including…

Google Play in 2017

A look back at the most read Google Play posts on Medium in 2017…

Firebase in 2017

…the end of year, “Recap Extravaganza” from the Firebase team…

Google Cloud Platform in 2017

…and some of the most popular Google Cloud Platform product announcements, white papers and how-tos from 2017.

Google Developers

Engineering and technology articles for developers, written…

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