Recently, I needed to set up a Proof of Concept (POC) and wanted to do it on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). After documenting the process, it seemed it might be helpful for others looking for the most basic guide possible to get a Mongo server up and running on GCP. The process below will […]Read more
Earlier in November, we had a chance to present the “Google Cloud Platform: MySQL at Scale with Reliable HA.” We discussed different approaches to hosting MySQL in Google Cloud Platform with the available options’ pros and cons. This webinar was recorded and can be viewed here at any time. We had several great questions, […]Read more
One of the most exciting storage-related features in Kubernetes is Volume snapshot and clone. It allows you to take a snapshot of data volume and later to clone into a new volume, which opens a variety of possibilities like instant backups or testing upgrades. This feature also brings Kubernetes deployments close to cloud providers, […]Read more
The Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster can send backups to Amazon S3 or S3-compatible storage. And every now and then at Support, we are asked how to send backups to Google Cloud Storage.
Google Cloud Storage offers an “interoperability mode” which is S3-compatible. However, there are a few details to take care of […]
While Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure continue to lead the pack, Google Cloud Platform is firmly positioned as a viable alternative for large and small businesses.
Google Cloud is working hard to market its unique benefits, hoping to capture a share of current and future digital transformation projects.
One of their newer innovations is […]