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Google Compute Engine goes a little crazy with up to 96 CPU cores and 624 GB of memory

If you’ve got a resource-hungry app, Google Compute Engine’s latest offering has you covered. It lets you dial up to 96 CPUs and an other-worldly 624 GB of memory. Remember Bill Gates alle

Google Cloud adds support for more powerful Nvidia GPUs

Google Cloud Platform announced support for some powerful Nvidia GPUs on Google Compute Engine today. For starters, the company is making Nvidia K80 GPUs generally available. At the same time, it&#821

Google’s Compute Engine now lets you choose between CPU platforms

Google is updating its Compute Engine cloud computing service today with a number of new features that are especially interesting to users who need high-performance processors and/or access to a lot

Google’s Compute Engine now offers machines with up to 64 CPU cores, 416GB of RAM

Google is doubling the maximum number of CPU cores developers can use with a single virtual machine on its Compute Engine service from 32 to 64. These high-power machines are now available in beta

Google’s Custom Machine Types Come Out Of Beta, Now Support Red Hat And Windows

Custom Machine Types on Google’s Cloud Platform allow you to choose exactly how many CPU cores and how much memory you want in a virtual machine to run your applications. Google first introduce

Google Brings App Engine And Cloud Datastore To Its New East Coast Region

It's only been two weeks since Google first launched some of its core Cloud Platform services in its South Carolina data center (the 'us-east1 region' if you want to be precise). At the time, the two

Google Launches New Cloud Platform Region To Better Serve Eastern U.S.

Google today announced the launch of a new Cloud Platform region for its customers on the U.S. East Coast. The poetically named "us-east1" region will now be available for Google Compute Engine, Cloud

Microsoft Azure Cuts Some VM Prices, Brings Premium Storage Options To G-Series VMs

Microsoft is announcing a couple of updates to its Azure cloud computing service today that, among other things, include the launch of a new variant of its performance-optimized G-type virtual machine

Google Now Lets Developers Bring Their Own Security Keys To Compute Engine

Starting today, developers who use Google’s Compute Engine infrastructure as a service platform will be able to bring their own security keys to the service. Google argues that using these custo

Windows Server On Google Compute Engine Hits General Availability

It still feels like an odd combination, but Google today announced that Windows Server support on Google's Compute Engine platform has now hit general availability. With this, Cloud Engine users are n

Google Launches Open-Source, Cross-Cloud Benchmarking Tool

Google today launched PerfKit, an open-source cloud-benchmarking tool that, in Google's words, is an "effort to define a canonical set of benchmarks to measure and compare cloud offerings." The PerfKi

Mesosphere Comes To The Google Cloud Platform, Integrates Google’s Open Source Kubernetes Project

Google and <a target="_blank" href="https://mesosphere.io/">Mesosphere</a> today <a target="_blank" href="http://googlecloudplatform.blogspot.com/">announced</a> a partnership that brings support for

Google Compute Engine Adds New Zones In US And Asia

Google today <a target="_blank" href="http://googlecloudplatform.blogspot.com/2014/08/google-compute-engine-updates-and-improvements.html">announced</a> that it has launched two new <a target="_blank"

Red Hat Teams With Google Compute Engine To Ease Cloud Management

Red Hat announced a deal today in which Red Hat Enterprise Linux customers could move their subscriptions to Google Compute Engine, a deal that could benefit both companies. Red Hat offers what it

Microsoft Satiates Developers’ Ever-Loving Appetites For Lower Pricing With Per-Minute Billing On Windows Azure

Microsoft is satiating customers' appetite for ever more affordable pricing with news today of per-minute billing, no charge for stopping virtual machines (VM) and discounted developer and test rates.

Debian Will Serve As The Default OS For Google Compute Engine

Google is bringing <a target="_blank" href="http://www.debian.org/">Debian</a> to Google Compute Engine and is making it the default OS for developers using the service. Google will support both

Google Is Catering To The New Social Developer

<a target="_blank" href="https://plus.google.com/u/0/+JuliaFerraioli/">Julia Ferraioli</a> runs developer relations for Google Compute Engine, the new cloud play the company now has in limited beta. I

Free Ride Will Soon Be Over For Google Compute Engine Limited Preview Beta Users

<a target="_blank" href="https://cloud.google.com/products/compute-engine">Google Compute Engine</a> Limited Preview beta customers who want to continue using the cloud service will have to fork over

Google Drops Pricing On Cloud Storage 20%, Adds New Features In Advance Of Rival Amazon’s First Big Cloud Summit

Google has <a target="_blank" href="http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2012/11/google-cloud-platform-new-features.html">dropped cloud storage pricing 20 percent</a>, has added a set of new features,

Cloudscaling Opens Google Compute Engine APIs To OpenStack, Provides Alternative To Amazon Web Services

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.cloudscaling.com/">Cloudscaling </a>has opened up the Google Compute Engine (GCE) APIs to OpenStack, allowing customers that use the open, federated cloud to access