Dataform CI/CD pipeline on Google Cloud

  • Jan. 4, 2023

I looked forward to Dataform becoming part of Google Cloud. Merging into GCP took longer than I hoped and expected ...

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Backup database to Google Cloud Storage

  • May 28, 2021

I have a few small websites hosted on the Digital Ocean server. Each of them has a MySQL database and ...

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Executing Jupyter Notebooks on serverless GCP products

  • May 13, 2021

Jupyter Notebooks are a great tool for data science & analysis. They are developed on Jupyter Notebook servers which can ...

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Exporting data from Firebase (Firestore) to BigQuery

  • April 14, 2020

Firebase is a popular platform for web and mobile app development. The main database option when developing applications on Firebase ...

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Using system packages and custom binaries in Google Cloud Functions.

  • Dec. 6, 2019

Google Cloud Functions is a serverless compute platform on Google Cloud Platform. Its main principle is: "Write code in NodeJS ...

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Connecting Cloud Functions with Compute Engine using Serverless VPC Access

  • June 21, 2019

Serverless products on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) such as Cloud Functions and App Engine due to their serverless nature (hidden ...

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Cloud Tasks for every HTTP target

  • May 29, 2019

On May 21st, 2017 it was (somewhat) quietly announced that for Cloud Task there is Beta support for HTTP targets ...

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Setting Budget and Alerts for your Google Cloud project

  • March 18, 2019

Journey on Google Cloud for most people starts with registering, setting credit card info and then diving into Cloud Console ...

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BigQuery public datasets metadata

  • Dec. 22, 2018

I created public BigQuery table which contains metadata about BigQuery public datasets. As it well known, BigQuery has public datasets ...

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Understanding Google App Engine runtimes

  • Dec. 3, 2018

This years second generation of standard runtimes for Google App Engine was released. So now there is First and Second ...

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Google App Engine for internal systems

  • July 24, 2018

The other day I was answering question on Quora "How your company is using Google cloud and what for?". Of ...

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Uploading data to Cloud Datastore using Dataflow

  • July 18, 2018

In one of my previous articles, I was uploading 1.2 million of records from csv file to Cloud Datastore ...

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Search on Google Cloud Platform - Cloud Datastore

  • July 11, 2018

In previous article I described simplified solution of how to implement search functionality (for eshop or similar) using Google Cloud ...

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Search on Google Cloud Platform - App Engine and Search API

  • July 4, 2018

I came around few times on topic "Search on Google Cloud Platform", i.e. people asking question of different ways ...

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Setting WordPress on Google Cloud Platform

  • June 21, 2018

Wordpress is really not my are of interest but I'm writing this because of several reasons:

1. In comments ...

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Service Accounts on Google Cloud Platform

  • May 26, 2018

It often happens when I work with clients that they don't have much experience with Google Cloud Platform, i ...

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Google Compute Engine SSH Browser Options

  • Feb. 19, 2018

SSH from web browser to Google Compute Engine instance is one of those cool features which simplifies every day life ...

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Running webapp2 outside of Google App Engine

  • Nov. 17, 2017

Webapp2 is Python framework for creating web applications and is primarily used for development on Google App Engine. In fact ...

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Some less known features of Google Cloud Storage 2

  • Sept. 8, 2017

As I wrote in previous article Google Cloud Storage has interesting features which doesn't have to be immediately obvious ...

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Some less known features of Google Cloud Storage

  • Aug. 31, 2017

When somebody tells you Google Cloud Storage, probably first thing that comes to your mind is bucket, blob, Nearline, Coldline ...

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Configuring Google Cloud SDK for multiple projects

  • May 19, 2017

gcloud is program which provides command line interface to Google Cloud Platform products and services. So basically everything that is ...

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Google Cloud Platform for a fistful of dollars

  • March 7, 2017

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) offers for some of it's products and services daily/monthly free tiers. This can be ...

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Reflections on Google App Engine Flexible going Beta

  • Dec. 1, 2016

In November 2016 GAE Flex went Beta, and since some changes were introduced I want to write my thoughts about ...

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New Google Cloud Endpoints

  • Sept. 7, 2016

On August 25th I’ve got email from Google Cloud Platform inviting me to fill out survey regarding Google Cloud ...

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Google Cloud DNS

  • Sept. 3, 2016

Google Cloud DNS is one of products of Google Cloud Platform (it's placed under Network products) that allows you ...

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Google App Engine Flexible Environment status

  • July 27, 2016

I am writing this article out of my own personal experience working with GAE Flexible environment (more precisely one case ...

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edX on Google Cloud Platform

  • Aug. 14, 2015

Have your thought to create some course and show it to the world? Of course you can create video and ...

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Gentle introduction to Bigtable

  • Aug. 5, 2015

In May this year, Google announced availability of Big Table database for public use through Google Cloud Platform. What that ...

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Google App Engine - platform for your startup

  • Aug. 3, 2015

Google App Engine is great platform for building web applications. I created presentation where I pointed out some thoughs from ...

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MOOC Udacity course review: Developing Scalable Apps in Python

  • April 16, 2015

When Udacity launched in summer 2014 course Developing Scalable Apps (with Java), my review here: ...

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Google Cloud Platform videos

  • March 31, 2015

The other day I wanted to put good and inspiring videos regarding Google Cloud Platform (Google App Engine) all together ...

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