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[16 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on A Cloud Backend for an Android Application | ]

This talk shows, in detail, how to use the server-code optional backend on the Google Cloud Platform to store application and game state in the cloud. We will then walk through adding your own custom logic via Google Cloud Endpoints and the Google Plugin for Eclipse.

[2 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Google Cloud Platform: Ushering in the Next Generation of Cloud Computing | ]

Google Senior Vice President Urs Hölzle shares Google vision for the next generation of Cloud computing. He discusses how investments in infrastructure, software and people will help usher in this new era for Google and developers around the world via the Google Cloud Platform. This session also includes announcements and provides demo of important new features of the Google Cloud Platform.

[17 May 2013 | Comments Off on Technical Details of Google Compute Engine | ]

Google Compute Engine (GCE) is an IaaS product announced by Google. It uses KVM as the hypervisor and currently only supports guest images running Linux. Google Compute Engine offers a RESTful API for managing resources such as disk, images, and instances.

[23 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on Google Compute Engine Introduction | ]

The Google Compute Engine is a new virtual machine based cloud technology for large scale data processing and analytics workloads. It allows the world to leverage the scalability and power of Google’s data centers to run computationally intensive jobs.

[13 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Using Google Cloud Storage | ]

Since last year, the Google Cloud Storage team has shipped several features that let you use Google Cloud Storage for a variety of advanced use cases. This session will open with a quick introduction to the product, and quickly shift focus to implementing a variety of advanced applications using new features in Google Cloud Storage.

[16 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Using Google Cloud SQL | ]

This blog post provides information on how to use the Google Cloud SQL database on Google App Engine. Google Cloud SQL is web service that allows you to create, configure and use relational databases with Google App Engine applications. It is a fully-managed service that maintains, manages and administers your databases. The service is currently in limited preview.

[15 Aug 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

During the first day at the Jazoon Conference, David Chappell gave an interesting keynote about the opportunities brought by the Cloud that he defines as a new available platform for software developers. His presentation was good, mixing both general overview information and more technical considerations that could interest software developers.

[25 May 2011 | Comments Off on Bring the Cloud to Your IDE with the Google Plugin for Eclipse | ]

With the cloud you can now run services that previously couldn’t run on or be accessible from a typical desktop machine. The ability to harness cloud services and infrastructure within apps adds huge value for your users. One of the easiest ways to add the power of the cloud to your apps is with the cloud-connected Google Plugin for Eclipse.

[27 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Measuring and Comparing the Performance of 5 Cloud Platforms | ]

Bitcurrent and Webmetrics have run a number of tests for a month on 5 different cloud platforms – Amazon, Google, Rackspace, Salesforce.com, and Terremark -, attempting to measure the performance of each platform. One of their conclusions is that each platform works better for different application types.
http://www.infoq.com/news/2010/07/Benchmarking-5-Cloud-Platforms