Vault and TFE - Fun with Dynamic Secrets for GCP(12 May 2020)
One topic that always comes up is how to handle GCP Service Account keys. What are they, what do they have access to, how do we manage them, and so forth. It is always a sensitive subject due to the risks associated if not appropriately handled. This post is a look at how we can use Vault's GCP Secrets Engine to dynamically generate service account keys and provide a central location to manage key rotation, and what access is granted with that key.
Unleash Your Worker Nodes on OpenShift 4.3 and GCP(01 May 2020)
With the OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) release 4.1 in June 2019, Red Hat introduced Infrastructure MachineSets. These sets allow you to host infrastructure components, and free resources from worker nodes.
Azure DevOps Terraform Pipeline for GCP(22 Apr 2020)
This blog is a look at using Azure DevOps to create pipelines that deploy infrastructure into GCP using Terraform, just because we can. Complete with a high-level overview, code snippets, and some strong opinions. Readers will take away a possible approach on how to leverage this technology for their organization.
Deploying Containers with Ease on GCP(12 Feb 2020)
Learn how to quickly iterate on your code in containers and deploy containers at scale using Google Cloud Build, knative technology, and Anthos Config Management. This blog provides an overview of these new easy to use tools, their benefits to developers and deployment teams, and a demonstrations using a simple repository where we can run Canary testing and a Blue-Green deployments.
TensorFlow 2.0 - 2 Is Always Better Than 1(28 Apr 2019)
TensorFlow is easily the most popular deep learning framework. Developed by Google, TF is the powerhouse that drives all of Google's massively scaled services like Gmail, YouTube, Search and Maps. TensorFlow 1.x was known for having a very sharp learning curve, but no longer with TensorFlow 2.0. Google has made significant improvements in the ML platform. Read on to learn the new benefits.
GKE On-Prem and Anthos Config Management(09 Apr 2019)
Harness the power of Google Kubernetes Engine on your premises! Oversee hybrid Kubernetes deployments and autoscaling infrastructure as code.
Arctiq is your Google Cloud Premier Partner(29 Mar 2019)
Arctiq Inc. is pleased to announce achieving Premier partner status with Google Cloud, which is the highest service track partnership tier that can be achieved through the Global Partner Network Program.
Multi-Cloud Application Container Deployment Pipeline(06 Oct 2018)
Multi-Cloud application deployments continue to be a hot topic with our customers and the industry in general. Considering more and more of our customers are leveraging public cloud services the desire to be "multi-cloud" is a real possibility
Upload a Custom Image into the Google Cloud Platform(01 Oct 2018)
This blog will walk you through the process to upload a custom image to the Google Cloud Platform. Google Cloud Platform (GCP) offers a huge selection of OS images that are consistently updated and are available to spin up virtual machines. However, there is sometimes the need for a custom boot image which could be utilized to create a hardened image or to run an OS that isn't available as a public image.