Google Cloud Weekly - GCP Newsletter #406

Welcome to issue #406 July 8th, 2024

News

Databases Networking Official Blog Partners

Expanding the Cross-Cloud Network: the Google Cloud partnership with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Google Cloud and Oracle have partnered to provide private, secure, flexible, reliable, and low-latency connections between their respective cloud platforms. This partnership enables customers to build distributed applications, deliver global front-ends, and secure access for the hybrid workforce across Google Cloud and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).

Cloud Storage Official Blog Security

Announcing expanded Sensitive Data Protection for Cloud Storage - Google Cloud's Sensitive Data Protection (SDP) discovery service now supports Cloud Storage, enabling continuous data monitoring to identify sensitive data and manage security, privacy, and compliance risks. SDP discovery can generate data profiles of Cloud Storage buckets, providing a comprehensive view of data assets and helping organizations safeguard sensitive information.

Generative AI LLM Official Blog Vertex AI

How to evaluate the impact of LLMs on business outcomes - The Vertex Gen AI Evaluation Service provides a toolkit with quality-controlled and explainable methods to evaluate the impact of large language models (LLMs) on business outcomes. It offers online and offline evaluations, auto-logging in Vertex AI Experiments, and pre-built pipeline components for production monitoring.

Data Analytics Datastream Official Blog Streaming

Announcing new stream recovery capabilities for Datastream - Datastream stream recovery enables quick resumption of data replication with minimal to no data loss in scenarios like database failovers or network outages.

Business Official Blog Startups

Announcing AI First Accelerator for startups in the Middle East and Turkey - Google for Startups Accelerator: AI First MENA-T is a 10-week, equity-free program for AI-first startups based in the Middle East, North Africa (MENA), and Turkey. The program provides access to experts from Google Cloud and Google DeepMind, 1:1 mentoring, group learning sessions, and deep dives and workshops on product design, business growth, and leadership development. Applications are open until August 18, 2024, and the program kicks off in October.

Sponsor

Articles, Tutorials

Infrastructure, Networking, Security, Kubernetes

Google Kubernetes Engine Networking Official Blog

Common GKE networking problems, and how to troubleshoot them - This blog post delves into common GKE networking problems and provides step-by-step troubleshooting techniques to address them, including running connectivity tests, isolating the issue, troubleshooting GKE configuration, pinpointing node-specific issues, addressing external communication, and addressing control-plane connectivity issues.

Anthos Google Kubernetes Engine Infrastructure Istio

Troubleshooting Network Latency in GKE Clusters with ASM: A Packet Capture Deep Dive - This article delves into troubleshooting network latency issues in Google Kubernetes Engine clusters with Anthos Service Mesh. It emphasizes the importance of capturing packets on the istio-ingress gateway to gain insights into potential bottlenecks or misconfigurations.

Infrastructure Security

Streamline CI/CD: Secure GCP Deployments with GitHub Runner Sets on GKE & Workload Identity Federation - This blog post provides a step-by-step guide to establish a secure CI/CD pipeline using Google Kubernetes Engine self-hosted runners, GitHub Actions workflows, and Google Cloud Platform Workload Identity Federation.

Cloud Build DevOps Google Kubernetes Engine

Mastering Multi-Cluster Ingress Deployment in GKE with CI/CD a complete GCP project - This article provides a comprehensive guide to setting up a CI/CD pipeline for multi-cluster deployment in Google Kubernetes Engine, optimizing workflow efficiency and reliability.

Security

Secure Your Website with a Google Managed SSL Certificate With Wildcard Using DNS Authorization - Secure your website with a Google Managed SSL Certificate with Wildcard using DNS Authorization. Simplify SSL management and enhance security by securing your domain and subdomains with a single certificate. This method ensures seamless implementation without downtime and provides automatic renewal every three months for continuous protection.

AlloyDB Cloud SQL Networking Terraform

Automate infrastructure with Cloud Networking Config Solutions - Google Cloud Networking Config Solutions automates the creation and management of essential Google Cloud Networking components using Terraform modules and resources, simplifying configuration management and reducing errors compared to manual configuration.

Cloud Armor Cloud Identity Aware Proxy Infrastructure

Set up Load Balancer with Cloud Armor and Identity-Aware Proxy Step-by-Step Guide - This guide provides a step-by-step process for setting up a Load Balancer with Cloud Armor's security capabilities and Identity Aware Proxy for access control.

App Development, Serverless, Databases, DevOps

Database Migration Service Databases Official Blog

Migrate specific MySQL databases using Database Migration Service - Learn how to migrate a subset of databases and tables from different sources, including on-premises MySQL, Cloud SQL for MySQL, and Amazon RDS for MySQL.

AlloyDB Databases GCP Experience Official Blog

Harnessing the potential of massive NeuroPace brain data sets with AlloyDB Omni - NeuroPace, a medical device company, collaborated with Google Cloud engineers to explore the potential of AlloyDB Omni, a vector database, for efficient analysis of massive iEEG data sets. By converting iEEG data into vectors and storing them in AlloyDB, they achieved fast and scalable similarity searches, enabling physicians to find similar patient profiles for optimizing stimulation settings.

Databases GCP Experience Official Blog

Loyal Guru slashes query latency by 40-50% with AlloyDB for PostgreSQL - Loyal Guru, a loyalty and offer personalization platform, uses Google Cloud's scalable and secure architecture to help its retail customers deliver highly personalized experiences in real time. By leveraging Google Cloud databases like AlloyDB for PostgreSQL, the company overcame performance bottlenecks and reduced query latency by 40-50%.

GCP Certification Windows

Windows GCP VM Login and User Creation - This guide demonstrates how to securely connect to Windows instances on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) using Identity-Aware Proxy (IAP) tunneling.

Firebase GitHub

Source in Github to Firebase: No secrets, no keys, no tricks - Do you manage your content in Github and host in Firebase?

App Engine Java

From Memcache to Static Variables: Firestore Realtime Database - Upgrading a Java 8 App Engine application to Java 17 required a shift in handling real-time configurations. Replacing App Engine Memcache, there were combined static variables for speed with Firestore's Realtime Database for real-time updates.

Cloud SQL

Vector Store in Postgres with Langchain and CloudSQL Packages - A simple development of Vector Embeddings and Search in PostgreSQL with Langchain and Library from Google Cloud.

Rust Translation API

Rust: Google Cloud Translation API - The unofficial Google API client for Rust.

DevOps GitHub Security Terraform

Secure App Deployment with GitHub Actions, Terraform and OWASP ZAP - Deploy your app in a staging environment using GitHub Actions and Terraform, and secure it with an OWASP ZAP Scan.

Cloud Build DevOps

Optimizing CI with Bazel and Kaniko in Cloud Build - This article discusses optimizing CI with Bazel and Kaniko in Cloud Build. Bazel is an open-source build system that caches previous builds to speed up future ones. It can be used with Cloud Build for parallel builds. Kaniko can cache layers of container images, reducing build time. By leveraging Bazel and Kaniko, developers can streamline and accelerate their CI/CD pipelines in Cloud Build.

Cloud Monitoring PubSub Typescript

Google PubSub: Number of Unread Messages

Big Data, Analytics, ML&AI

BigQuery Java

Java Threads for Faster BigQuery Updates & Lower Request Latency - This article discusses improved request latency by moving BigQuery updates to a background thread.

BigQuery Generative AI Machine Learning Vertex AI

The Bookshelf Analytics App - The Bookshelf Analytics App is a Google Cloud and MongoDB Atlas-powered tool that uses AI to recommend books and provide summaries based on user preferences. It combines BigQuery, Gemini, Cloud Functions, and MongoDB Atlas to create a comprehensive book recommendation and summarization system. The app features a user interface hosted on Cloud Run that displays the results of the analysis.

Cloud Data Fusion Data Analytics Official Blog

3 ways to restrict access to your Cloud Data Fusion instance and pipelines - Cloud Data Fusion offers robust capabilities to minimize risks associated with unauthorized access or unintentional data modification. You can create a tailored and secure data environment that aligns with your organization's requirements by carefully designing roles and strategically leveraging namespaces.

BigQuery Data Analytics Generative AI LLM Official Blog

Prompting best practices for BigQuery data canvas - Tips to increase Natural Language to SQL or Chart queries in Bigquery Data Canvas.

Batch Data Analytics

Real-World Nextflow on GCP - This post describes how to use Nextflow (a scientific workflow system) on Google Cloud Batch, including how to set up a Nextflow configuration file, use Google Batch features, and configure enterprise considerations.

BigQuery Paywall

11 Useful BigQuery Tricks (for Newbies) - Tricks Every New BigQuery User Should Know.

BigQuery Data Analytics Official Blog

Understanding BigQuery data canvas: how to easily transform data into insights with AI - BigQuery data canvas is a revolutionary data analytics tool that simplifies the entire data analysis journey — from data discovery and preparation to analysis, visualization, and collaboration — all in one place, all within BigQuery. With data canvas, users can explore, transform, and visualize their BigQuery data without leaving the environment where their data resides.

BigQuery Dataform

Working with variables in Dataform - Variables make a developer’s life easier. They store values and allow us to reuse them during development.

AI DevOps Python Speech to Text

Enhancing Video to Text Transcription with AI: An Asynchronous Solution on Google Cloud Platform - An asynchronous video-to-text transcription solution built with GCP using an event-driven and serverless architecture.

BigQuery Paywall

When (Not) to Choose Google Apache Kafka for BigQuery? - When (not) to choose Google Apache Kafka for BigQuery — a review, comparison with Confluent Cloud, and data streaming landscape outlook.

Grounding LLMs with your own data using Vertex AI Search - Introduction.

Gemini Generative AI Vertex AI

Vertex AI Context Caching with Gemini - Use caching to make your Gemini input up to 4 times cheaper.

AI Generative AI Machine Learning Vertex AI Agent Builder

Generative Agents with Structured Data - Generative AI agents that can converse with employees about domain-specific knowledge are in demand. Vertex Agent Builder simplifies the process of building such agents, but it requires more work when interacting with structured data. To address this, we combined Agent Builder's Search and Generative Agents tools to create a maintainable solution. The result is a Generative Agent that can converse with users in plain English, understand their intent, retrieve relevant information from structured data, and provide answers in a conversational style.

Gemini Machine Learning Python Vertex AI

Counting Gemini text tokens locally - The Vertex AI SDK for Python now offers local tokenization to calculate the number of tokens in your text input.

AI Generative AI LLM

Quizaic — A Generative AI Case Study - Continuing with the series application Quizaic, which uses generative AI to create and play high quality trivia quizzes. This article explores how best to assess the accuracy of our AI-generated quizzes.

Various

Google Cloud Platform

How I write the Google Cloud Platform Technology Nuggets newsletter - Romin Irani describes a process of putting together his newsletter "Google Cloud Platform Technology Nuggets".

Slides, Videos, Audio

Security Podcast - #179 Teamwork Under Stress: Expedition Behavior in Cybersecurity Incident Response.

 

Releases

Cloud Interconnect - Partner Cross-Cloud Interconnect for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is now generally available.

Cloud PubSub - Public preview: Data publishers can now share Pub/Sub topics and manage subscriptions in Analytics Hub.

Security Command Center - Working with findings and resources in the Security Operations console Security Command Center Enterprise customers can now work with findings and affected resources using the Security Operations console.

Sensitive Data Protection - The BELARUS_PASSPORT infoType detector is available in all regions.

Service Mesh - Managed Cloud Service Mesh. New fleets that provision managed Cloud Service Mesh in organizations that have existing fleets with the managed istiod control plane implementation will receive the Traffic Director control plane implementation by default.

Cloud Spanner - Spanner now allows privileged users to cancel long-running queries. Multiplexed sessions are now generally available.

Cloud SQL MySQL - Cloud SQL Enterprise Plus edition now supports the southamerica-west1 (Santiago) region.

Cloud SQL Postgres - Cloud SQL Enterprise Plus edition now supports the southamerica-west1 (Santiago) region.

Cloud Storage - You can now disable soft delete for multiple buckets at a time or for all buckets in a project. A weekly digest of client library updates from across the Cloud SDK.

Traffic Director - Managed Cloud Service Mesh. New fleets that provision managed Cloud Service Mesh in organizations that have existing fleets with the managed istiod control plane implementation will receive the Traffic Director control plane implementation by default.

VPC Service Controls - VPC Service Controls feature: Support to programmatically retrieve the list of services that are supported by VPC Service Controls is generally available.

AlloyDB - The AlloyDB free trial clusters are now generally available (GA).

GKE on AWS - A remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, was recently discovered in OpenSSH.

Anthos clusters on Azure - A remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, was recently discovered in OpenSSH.

Anthos clusters on VMware - A remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, was recently discovered in OpenSSH. A vulnerability (CVE-2024-26923) was discovered in the Linux kernel that can lead to a privilege escalation on Container-Optimized OS and Ubuntu nodes.

GDCV for VMware - A remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, was recently discovered in OpenSSH. A vulnerability (CVE-2024-26923) was discovered in the Linux kernel that can lead to a privilege escalation on Container-Optimized OS and Ubuntu nodes.

API Gateway - v1. As of July 1, 2024, API gateways located in asia-east1 are decommissioned and will no longer serve traffic.

Apigee X - On July 2, 2024, we published a security bulletin for Apigee. A remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, was recently discovered in OpenSSH.

BigQuery - A weekly digest of client library updates from across the Cloud SDK. Cloud console updates: You can now drag a tab in the details pane to open a new column and compare tabs. The following Analytics Hub features are now generally available: Making exchanges and listings publicly discoverable. Data publishers can now share Pub/Sub topics and manage subscriptions in Analytics Hub.

Billing - Simulate scenarios in FinOps hub to maximize your savings from spend-based CUDs In the FinOps hub, you can now use a spend-based CUD recommendation as a starting point to simulate various usage scenarios, and customize the recommendation to purchase a CUD that maximizes your savings. View your Carbon Footprint in the FinOps hub In the FinOps hub, you can now view the estimated greenhouse gas emissions for your Google Cloud usage by visiting the Carbon Footprint dashboard.

Cloud Build - Cloud Build is introducing new organization policy constraints.

Capacity Planner - Preview: Capacity Planner displays GPU usage and forecasts of the GPUs in your Google Cloud project or organization.

Chronicle SOAR - Remote Agents Release 2.0.2 is currently in Preview. Release 6.3.10 is now in Preview. The limit for action result attachments has now been raised to 50 MB. Playbook is stuck in the queue. Issues when importing custom list which contains duplicated records. Remote Agents Release 2.0.1 is currently in Preview.

Cloud Composer - New Cloud Composer 2 environments are gradually switched to using GKE 1.29 and PSC as a connectivity channel to the GKE control plane. 2024-07-03 Update: Resolution status updated.

Compute Engine - The issue related to creating larger (>90 vCPUs) C3D standard-lssd or highmem-lssd VM instances.

Database Migration Service - Database Migration Service for heterogeneous Oracle migrations to AlloyDB for PostgreSQL now supports network connectivity with Private Service Connect for AlloyDB clusters with Private Service Connect enabled.

Dataflow - The remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, in OpenSSH has been mitigated. A remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, was recently discovered in OpenSSH. Dataflow batch jobs are now cancelled after ten days. A weekly digest of client library updates from across the Cloud SDK.

Datastore - A weekly digest of client library updates from across the Cloud SDK.

Cloud Data Loss Prevention - The BELARUS_PASSPORT infoType detector is available in all regions.

Integration Connectors - The Admin SDK connector is available in preview. The connection pooling parameters of the Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL connector are optimized for performance.

Networking Interconnect - Partner Cross-Cloud Interconnect for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is now generally available.

Google Kubernetes Engine - A remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, was recently discovered in OpenSSH. (2024-R22) Version updates GKE cluster versions have been updated. You can now preload data or container images in new nodes on GKE, enabling faster workload deployment and autoscaling. GKE Managed DCGM Metrics Package is now available in Preview for both GKE Standard and Autopilot clusters running version 1.30.1-gke.1204000 and later. A faulty component in the Persistent Disk CSI (PDCSI) driver may cause mount failures for NVMe block devices on specific GKE clusters.

GKE new features - You can now preload data or container images in new nodes on GKE, enabling faster workload deployment and autoscaling. GKE Managed DCGM Metrics Package is now available in Preview for both GKE Standard and Autopilot clusters running version 1.30.1-gke.1204000 and later.

GKE - (2024-R22) Version updates The following cluster and node versions are now available: 1.26.15-gke.1090004 1.26.15-gke.1191001 1.26.15-gke.1300001 1.26.15-gke.1320002 1.26.15-gke.1381001 1.26.15-gke.1390001 1.26.15-gke.1404002 1.26.15-gke.1469001 1.27.13-gke.1070002 1.27.13-gke.1166001 1.27.13-gke.1201002 1.27.14-gke.1022001 1.27.14-gke.1042001 1.27.14-gke.1059002 1.27.14-gke.1100002 1.27.15-gke.1012003 1.28.9-gke.1069002 1.28.9-gke.1209001 1.28.9-gke.1289002 1.28.10-gke.1058001 1.28.10-gke.1075001 1.28.10-gke.1089002 1.28.10-gke.1148001 1.28.11-gke.1019001 1.29.4-gke.1043004 1.29.5-gke.1060001 1.29.5-gke.1091002 1.29.6-gke.1038001.

Google Kubernetes Engine Rapid - (2024-R22) Version updates The following versions are now available in the Rapid channel: 1.26.15-gke.1404002 1.26.15-gke.1469001 1.27.14-gke.1059002 1.27.14-gke.1100002 1.27.15-gke.1012003 1.28.10-gke.1089002 1.28.10-gke.1148001 1.28.11-gke.1019001 1.29.5-gke.1091002 1.29.6-gke.1038001 1.30.1-gke.1329003 1.30.2-gke.1023004.

Google Kubernetes Engine Regular - (2024-R22) Version updates The following versions are now available in the Regular channel: 1.26.15-gke.1320002 1.26.15-gke.1381001 1.26.15-gke.1390001 1.27.13-gke.1201002 1.27.14-gke.1022001 1.27.14-gke.1042001 1.28.9-gke.1289002 1.28.10-gke.1058001 1.28.10-gke.1075001 1.29.4-gke.1043004 1.29.5-gke.1060001 1.29.5-gke.1091002.

Google Kubernetes Engine Stable - (2024-R22) Version updates The following versions are now available in the Stable channel: 1.26.15-gke.1090004 1.26.15-gke.1191001 1.26.15-gke.1300001 1.27.13-gke.1070002 1.27.13-gke.1166001 1.27.13-gke.1201002 1.28.9-gke.1069002 1.28.9-gke.1209001 1.28.9-gke.1289002 1.29.4-gke.1043004.

Cloud Logging - Agent-installation policies for the Ops Agent are now GA. You can now view the estimated number of byte processed along with the validation status of your SQL query when running queries in Log Analytics. A weekly digest of client library updates from across the Cloud SDK.

Migrate for Compute Engine 4.8 - 5.0. Generally available: Migrate to Virtual Machines lets you import a virtual disk image to a Compute Engine image.

Migrate to Virtual Machines - Generally available: Migrate to Virtual Machines lets you import a virtual disk image to a Compute Engine image.

Cloud Monitoring - Agent-installation policies for the Ops Agent are now GA. You can now create private uptime checks that issue TCP requests.

Cloud Interconnect - Partner Cross-Cloud Interconnect for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is now generally available.

Cloud PubSub - Public preview: Data publishers can now share Pub/Sub topics and manage subscriptions in Analytics Hub.

Security Command Center - Working with findings and resources in the Security Operations console Security Command Center Enterprise customers can now work with findings and affected resources using the Security Operations console.

Sensitive Data Protection - The BELARUS_PASSPORT infoType detector is available in all regions.

Service Mesh - Managed Cloud Service Mesh. New fleets that provision managed Cloud Service Mesh in organizations that have existing fleets with the managed istiod control plane implementation will receive the Traffic Director control plane implementation by default.

Cloud Spanner - Spanner now allows privileged users to cancel long-running queries. Multiplexed sessions are now generally available.

Cloud SQL MySQL - Cloud SQL Enterprise Plus edition now supports the southamerica-west1 (Santiago) region.

Cloud SQL Postgres - Cloud SQL Enterprise Plus edition now supports the southamerica-west1 (Santiago) region.

Cloud Storage - You can now disable soft delete for multiple buckets at a time or for all buckets in a project.

Traffic Director - Managed Cloud Service Mesh. New fleets that provision managed Cloud Service Mesh in organizations that have existing fleets with the managed istiod control plane implementation will receive the Traffic Director control plane implementation by default.

VPC Service Controls - VPC Service Controls feature: Support to programmatically retrieve the list of services that are supported by VPC Service Controls is generally available.

AlloyDB - The AlloyDB free trial clusters are now generally available (GA).

GKE on AWS - A remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, was recently discovered in OpenSSH.

Anthos clusters on Azure - A remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, was recently discovered in OpenSSH.

Anthos clusters on VMware - A remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, was recently discovered in OpenSSH. A vulnerability (CVE-2024-26923) was discovered in the Linux kernel that can lead to a privilege escalation on Container-Optimized OS and Ubuntu nodes.

GDCV for VMware - A remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, was recently discovered in OpenSSH. A vulnerability (CVE-2024-26923) was discovered in the Linux kernel that can lead to a privilege escalation on Container-Optimized OS and Ubuntu nodes.

API Gateway - As of July 1, 2024, API gateways located in asia-east1 are decommissioned and will no longer serve traffic.

Apigee X - On July 2, 2024, we published a security bulletin for Apigee. A remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, was recently discovered in OpenSSH.

BigQuery - Cloud console updates: You can now drag a tab in the details pane to open a new column and compare tabs. The following Analytics Hub features are now generally available: Making exchanges and listings publicly discoverable, Highlighting listings in the Featured section of the Analytics Hub catalog, Generating unauthenticated URLs for public listings. Data publishers can now share Pub/Sub topics and manage subscriptions in Analytics Hub.

Billing - Simulate scenarios in FinOps hub to maximize your savings from spend-based CUDs In the FinOps hub, you can now use a spend-based CUD recommendation as a starting point to simulate various usage scenarios, and customize the recommendation to purchase a CUD that maximizes your savings. View your Carbon Footprint in the FinOps hub In the FinOps hub, you can now view the estimated greenhouse gas emissions for your Google Cloud usage by visiting the Carbon Footprint dashboard.

Cloud Build - Cloud Build is introducing new organization policy constraints.

Capacity Planner - Preview: Capacity Planner displays GPU usage and forecasts of the GPUs in your Google Cloud project or organization.

Chronicle SOAR - Remote Agents Release 2.0.2 is currently in Preview. Release 6.3.10 is now in Preview. The limit for action result attachments has now been raised to 50 MB. Playbook is stuck in the queue. Issues when importing custom list which contains duplicated records. Remote Agents Release 2.0.1 is currently in Preview.

Cloud Composer - New Cloud Composer 2 environments are gradually switched to using GKE 1.29 and PSC as a connectivity channel to the GKE control plane. The IP address for the PSC endpoint will be taken from the nodes IP range. This change might require using a larger IP range for the nodes when you create an environment.

Compute Engine - The issue related to creating larger (>90 vCPUs) C3D standard-lssd or highmem-lssd VM instances has been fixed.

Database Migration Service - Database Migration Service for heterogeneous Oracle migrations to AlloyDB for PostgreSQL now supports network connectivity with Private Service Connect for AlloyDB clusters with Private Service Connect enabled.

Dataflow - The remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, in OpenSSH has been mitigated. A remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, was recently discovered in OpenSSH. Dataflow batch jobs are now cancelled after ten days.

Cloud Data Loss Prevention - The BELARUS_PASSPORT infoType detector is available in all regions.

Integration Connectors - The Admin SDK connector is available in preview. The connection pooling parameters of the Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL connector are optimized for performance.

Networking Interconnect - Partner Cross-Cloud Interconnect for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is now generally available.

Google Kubernetes Engine - A remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2024-6387, was recently discovered in OpenSSH. (2024-R22) Version updates GKE cluster versions have been updated. You can now preload data or container images in new nodes on GKE, enabling faster workload deployment and autoscaling. GKE Managed DCGM Metrics Package is now available in Preview for both GKE Standard and Autopilot clusters running version 1.30.1-gke.1204000 and later. A faulty component in the Persistent Disk CSI (PDCSI) driver may cause mount failures for NVMe block devices on specific GKE clusters.

GKE new features - You can now preload data or container images in new nodes on GKE, enabling faster workload deployment and autoscaling. GKE Managed DCGM Metrics Package is now available in Preview for both GKE Standard and Autopilot clusters running version 1.30.1-gke.1204000 and later.

GKE - (2024-R22) Version updates The following cluster and node versions are now available: 1.26.15-gke.1090004 1.26.15-gke.1191001 1.26.15-gke.1300001 1.26.15-gke.1320002 1.26.15-gke.1381001 1.26.15-gke.1390001 1.26.15-gke.1404002 1.26.15-gke.1469001 1.27.13-gke.1070002 1.27.13-gke.1166001 1.27.13-gke.1201002 1.27.14-gke.1022001 1.27.14-gke.1042001 1.27.14-gke.1059002 1.27.14-gke.1100002 1.27.15-gke.1012003 1.28.9-gke.1069002 1.28.9-gke.1209001 1.28.9-gke.1289002 1.28.10-gke.1058001 1.28.10-gke.1075001 1.28.10-gke.1089002 1.28.10-gke.1148001 1.28.11-gke.1019001 1.29.4-gke.1043004 1.29.5-gke.1060001 1.29.5-gke.1091002 1.29.6-gke.1038001.

Google Kubernetes Engine Rapid - (2024-R22) Version updates The following versions are now available in the Rapid channel: 1.26.15-gke.1404002 1.26.15-gke.1469001 1.27.14-gke.1059002 1.27.14-gke.1100002 1.27.15-gke.1012003 1.28.10-gke.1089002 1.28.10-gke.1148001 1.28.11-gke.1019001 1.29.5-gke.1091002 1.29.6-gke.1038001 1.30.1-gke.1329003 1.30.2-gke.1023004.

Google Kubernetes Engine Regular - (2024-R22) Version updates The following versions are now available in the Regular channel: 1.26.15-gke.1320002 1.26.15-gke.1381001 1.26.15-gke.1390001 1.27.13-gke.1201002 1.27.14-gke.1022001 1.27.14-gke.1042001 1.28.9-gke.1289002 1.28.10-gke.1058001 1.28.10-gke.1075001 1.29.4-gke.1043004 1.29.5-gke.1060001 1.29.5-gke.1091002.

Google Kubernetes Engine Stable - (2024-R22) Version updates The following versions are now available in the Stable channel: 1.26.15-gke.1090004 1.26.15-gke.1191001 1.26.15-gke.1300001 1.27.13-gke.1070002 1.27.13-gke.1166001 1.27.13-gke.1201002 1.28.9-gke.1069002 1.28.9-gke.1209001 1.28.9-gke.1289002 1.29.4-gke.1043004.

Cloud Logging - Agent-installation policies for the Ops Agent are now GA. You can now view the estimated number of byte processed along with the validation status of your SQL query when running queries in Log Analytics. A weekly digest of client library updates from across the Cloud SDK.

Migrate for Compute Engine 4.8 - 5.0. Generally available: Migrate to Virtual Machines lets you import a virtual disk image to a Compute Engine image.

Migrate to Virtual Machines - Generally available: Migrate to Virtual Machines lets you import a virtual disk image to a Compute Engine image.

Cloud Monitoring - Agent-installation policies for the Ops Agent are now GA. You can now create private uptime checks that issue TCP requests.

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Plus, HeadSpin is sold, and SpaceX has an error in orbit View this email online in your browser By Christine Hall Friday, July 12, 2024 Welcome to TechCrunch PM! This afternoon we have a good lineup

🪫 Fixing Battery Life on My Windows Laptop — Are Folding Phones Here to Stay?

Friday, July 12, 2024

Also: Free Games That Aren't Worth It, and More! How-To Geek Logo July 12, 2024 Did You Know Batarangs—Batman's bat-shaped weapons—first appeared in Detective Comics #31, published in September

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Friday, July 12, 2024

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iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 669

Friday, July 12, 2024

I am always going to use 🥽 to reference Vision Pro until we get a VR headset emoji! 🫨 View on the Web Archives ISSUE 669 July 12th 2024 Comment Earlier today, I stepped into my very own spatial

Defending Russia’s EU neighbors

Friday, July 12, 2024

Plus, startup valuations reach all-time high and more View this email online in your browser By Marina Temkin Friday, July 12, 2024 Image Credits: Bryce Durbin / TechCrunch Welcome to Startups Weekly —

Weekly News Roundup - Issue #475

Friday, July 12, 2024

Plus: Microsoft leaves OpenAI's board; OpenAI got hacked; the first step toward reversible cryopreservation; how good ChatGPT is at coding; China proposes guidelines for humanoid robotics; and more

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Friday, July 12, 2024

Week of July 8, 2024 Showtime! Week of July 8, 2024 By MG Siegler • 12 Jul 2024 View in browser View in browser Are we sure the "AI Supercycle" for the PC market is going to be a thing? IDC

Charted | The World’s Top 100 Universities, by Country 🎓

Friday, July 12, 2024

Where are the top 100 universities in the world located? We look at the World University Rankings 2024 to find out. View Online | Subscribe takes what you love about Visual Capitalist to the next level