Topic: google cloud

Gemini improvements unveiled at Google Cloud Next

Google Cloud Next was this week, and the company unveiled a lot of innovations related to AI, such as two new Gemma models for code generation and inference. Google announced that Gemini 1.5 Pro will be entering public preview for Google Cloud customers, and it’s available through Vertex AI. This version of the model was … continue reading

Google Cloud integrates Gemini into Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow and Google Cloud have announced a new partnership aimed at better serving information to developers. Google Cloud will be integrating the AI model Gemini into Stack Overflow to surface relevant content in response to searches, and Google Cloud will also begin pulling in information directly from Stack Overflow so that developers don’t have … continue reading

Report: Healthy work cultures, understanding of user needs are key indicators of performance

Having a healthy work culture can have many benefits for software teams, such as burnout prevention, increased productivity, and higher rates of job satisfaction. According to Google Cloud’s 2023 Accelerate State of DevOps Report, having a healthy culture also results in 30% higher performance than those without.  In its study, Google ranked culture based on … continue reading

Google Cloud Next ‘23: Updates to infrastructure, Vertex AI, analytics, and more

Google Cloud Next kicked off today, with the company highlighting the progress it’s made over the past year as well as showcasing some of its new offerings.  “We are in an entirely new era of digital transformation, fueled by gen AI. This technology is already improving how businesses operate and how humans interact with one … continue reading

Google announces updates to Android, Google Cloud, Workspaces, Google Play, and more at Google I/O

Today at Google I/O 2023, Google’s developer conference, several updates to Google products and services were announced in order to offer developers improved experiences. Among these announcements was the launch of the Watch Face Format. This offers developers a new way to build watch faces for Wear OS smartwatches with a declarative XML format to … continue reading

GitLab and Google Cloud partner to add generative AI to DevSecOps workflows

GitLab and Google Cloud have announced a new partnership to deliver greater value to their customers. The result is that GitLab’s DevSecOps platform will gain the generative AI capabilities that Google Cloud has to offer.  “GitLab’s vision for generative AI is grounded in privacy, security, and transparency. Our partnership with Google Cloud enables GitLab to … continue reading

Google Cloud introduces AI capabilities to simplify building with Google’s AI models

Google announced new APIs and products that make it easier, safer, and more scalable to start building with Google’s AI models through Google Cloud as well as a new prototyping environment called MakerSuite. For developers experimenting with AI, Google has released the PaLM API, which can be used to build on top of the company’s … continue reading

Google Cloud announces general availability of AlloyDB for PostgreSQL

Google announced the general availability of AlloyDB for PostgreSQL, a fully-managed, PostgreSQL-compatible database service that enables organizations to modernize database workloads. The preview was announced earlier this year at Google Cloud I/O. According to the company, when compared with standard PostgreSQL, AlloyDB was faster for both transactional workloads and analytical queries. In addition, it was also … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Cloud Seed

Cloud Seed is a new open source project developed jointly by GitLab and Google Cloud. It allows developers to provision Google Cloud services right from within GitLab’s UI.  “We believe that it should be trivial to deploy web applications (and other workloads) from GitLab to major cloud providers. To support this effort, Cloud Seed makes … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Microsoft Store previews WSL; Unqork 2021.10; Tableau-Google Cloud collaboration; supports GraphQL

Microsoft announced the availability of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) preview in the Microsoft Store as an application for Windows 11 machines. Installation through the store will allow the user to get the latest WSL updates and features quickly and without modifying their current Windows version.  In addition to the way WSL is installed, … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Elastic announces integration with Google Cloud Dataflow, InstallAware X14 for Windows 11, Testim Pro free for startups under 20 employees

Elastic has recently announced new capabilities and updates to the Elastic Stack and Elastic Cloud. The upgrades focus on simplifying data management and onboarding, as well as enabling users to achieve faster data insights. Among the upgrades featured is native Google Cloud data source integration with Google Cloud Dataflow. This provides users with faster data … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Google Cloud adds ability to run code directly from documentation, Apache Kafka 3.0.0, Django 4.0 first alpha released

Recently, Google added a Cloud Shell integration within each documentation page. This allows users to test code in a virtual machine instance directly from the documentation, cutting down on shifting between the documentation and a terminal window to run commands in a tutorial. Google Shell also comes already installed with common command-line tools, programming languages, … continue reading Protection Status