These IT certifications earn the highest salaries
IT professionals who have certain Google Cloud certifications are the most in demand in the EMEA region, having high avarage salaries. Certified security experts are also in demand.
That's according to figures from Skillsoft. In particular, the following certifications are involved: Google Cloud... Read more
Google lets companies store data from AI models in local regions
European companies can store data from generative AI models locally thanks to the new Google Cloud offering. The option is available for the Vertex AI portfolio and the Vertex AI Search and Vertex AI Conversation tools.
With the introduction of data residency options for its Vertex AI portfolio,... Read more
Google Cloud serves enterprises with specialized GKE version
Google Cloud is making GKE Enterprise, part of its managed Kubernetes service, generally available starting Nov. 15. Among other things, this large enterprise version can run multiple Kubernetes clusters side by side and provides free access to the new Advanced Vulnerability Insights feature.
GK... Read more
Google AlloyDB database offers Omni downloadable version
Roughly 18 months on from the initial launch of Google’s AlloyDB database for PostgreSQL in Google Cloud, the product team at the search and cloud giant says that users are now more 'increasingly' interested in eliminating their dependency on high-cost legacy databases. But what does this mean fo... Read more
Google Cloud Spanner competes directly with Amazon DynamoDB
Google Cloud is trying to market its Cloud Spanner in an interesting way. "Cloud Spanner now costs half as much as Amazon DynamoDB," the blog is titled. Beyond price, does it score better than DynamoDB in other areas?
Google Cloud makes some performance improvements to Cloud Spanner: "now offer... Read more
Why the supercloud must become a reality
The IT environments of today can be highly complex. Organizations often deploy multiple cloud services and still run some applications on-prem. Companies are eager to make the management of all these workloads smoother and cheaper. The concept of a "supercloud," a layer of governance that sits abov... Read more
Google BigQuery centralizes tools for data engineers and integrates with Vertex AI
Google is releasing updates to its BigQuery data platform. As in Google's other announcements, AI is once again the main subject. Furthermore, BigQuery will get a new, centralized interface.
BigQuery will be equipped with AI. Google announced this at the Cloud Next conference. This and other enh... Read more
Everybody can create their own AI with Google Cloud
Google CEO Sundar Pichai opens the Google Cloud Next event. He reflects on the Cloud AI platform, specifically Vertex AI and Duet AI. How different organizations are using AI to develop custom solutions. For example, GM, the car manufacturer, is developing a personal assistant in its cars. Pichai e... Read more
Google Cloud accelerates AI development with new TPU and VMs
Google Cloud is expanding its TPU and GPU offerings for AI workloads. TPU v5e is available in preview immediately, while A3 GPU VMs will become generally available starting next month.
Google Cloud has announced two additions to its offerings for AI infrastructure. AI workloads show huge differ... Read more
Google Cloud expands Vertex AI, more than 100 LLMs available
Google Cloud offers access to more than 100 LLMs, but also lets customers customize LLMs. Google has updated its existing LLMs and added models from various parties to its offerings. The models can now also be seamlessly integrated into organizations' applications with Vertex AI Extensions.
It's... Read more