Topping the tower: the Obstacle Tower Challenge AI Contest with Unity and Google CloudTopping the tower: the Obstacle Tower Challenge AI Contest with Unity and Google CloudTechnical Director

Unity launched the first iteration of the Obstacle Tower Challenge in February, and the reception from the AI research community has been very positive. The competition has received more than 2,000 entries from several hundred teams around the world, including both established research institutions and collegiate student teams. The top batch of competitors, the highest […]

A little light reading: New and interesting stories from around GoogleA little light reading: New and interesting stories from around Google

There’s never a dull moment in the big world of Google, and we came across a few especially interesting stories in the past month for you tech lovers out there. Read on for the latest in new technology and new ideas. Neural networks help create kiss detection technologyThat’s right, “kiss detection” is an actual feature […]

Last month today: April on GCPLast month today: April on GCP

There were lots of product announcements along with learning opportunities. Not surprisingly, our top stories from April were all from the big event. Read on to catch up! Next ‘19 at a glance Whether you attended Next ‘19 or not, you can catch up on all that happened from our list of all 122 announcements […]

Cloud Computing: Digital Ocean vs Google Cloud vs AWS

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Our head’s in the cloud, but we’re keeping the earth in mindOur head’s in the cloud, but we’re keeping the earth in mindGoogle Sustainability OfficerCloud Sustainability

Matthew Louisville Cloud – SEO – Web Design Using the cloud to better understand our environmentThe earth is pretty big. Learning about what’s going on around the globe is often a function of being able to crunch an incredible amount of data and understand millions of images. Understanding this type of data at scale is […]

How to use Stackdriver monitoring export for long-term metric analysisHow to use Stackdriver monitoring export for long-term metric analysisSolutions Architect

Matthew Louisville Cloud – SEO – Web Design Monitoring provides a time series list API method, which returns collected time series data. Using this API, you can download your monitoring data for external storage and analysis. For example, using the Monitoring API, you could download your time series and then store it in BigQuery for […]

Improve enterprise IT procurement with Private Catalog, now in betaImprove enterprise IT procurement with Private Catalog, now in betaProduct Manager

Matthew Louisville Cloud – SEO – Web Design With the sheer number of applications in today’s enterprises, it can be hard for procurement departments and cloud administrators to maintain compliant and efficient procurement processes for their cloud development teams. Last week at Next we introduced you to Private Catalog, a new service from Google Cloud […]

Day 1 at Next ‘19: Hybrid cloud, full-stack serverless, open-source partnerships, and moreDay 1 at Next ‘19: Hybrid cloud, full-stack serverless, open-source partnerships, and more

Matthew Louisville Cloud – SEO – Web Design Here are some highlights from day one: Making hybrid cloud a reality We introduced Anthos—formerly Cloud Services Platform—to help customers by providing a unified programming model and monitoring/policy management framework across on-premises and multiple clouds, not just Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Cisco and VMware joined us on […]

Happening hybrid cloud sessions at Next ‘19 (and how you can register)Happening hybrid cloud sessions at Next ‘19 (and how you can register)

Matthew Louisville Cloud – SEO – Web Design Even if your workloads and apps can’t fully migrate to the cloud for your unique business reasons, you can still take full advantage of Google’s innovative technology. Containers and Kubernetes underpin any modern hybrid cloud strategy, and Google’s Cloud Services Platform (CSP) brings the best of these […]

9 mustn’t-miss machine learning sessions at Next ‘199 mustn’t-miss machine learning sessions at Next ‘19

Matthew Louisville Cloud – SEO – Web Design From predicting appliance usage from raw power readings, to medical imaging, machine learning has made a profound impact on many industries. Our AI and machine learning sessions are amongst our most popular each year at Next, and this year we’re offering more than 30 on topics ranging […]