• Navigating Anthos with Arctiq

    (29 Jul 2019)
    Arctiq recently hosted an event with Google and Sysdig in Toronto titled "Navigating Anthos - a Focus on Hybrid Cloud Visibility". At the event we provided a deep dive into the Anthos toolkit including various use cases we are hearing about from customers and our eco-system. The team spent the majority of the time on showing off what's possible with Anthos and how to configure various aspects of the software stack that's available today.
  • Navigating Anthos with Arctiq

    (29 Jul 2019)
    Arctiq recently hosted an event with Google and Sysdig in Toronto titled "Navigating Anthos - a Focus on Hybrid Cloud Visibility". At the event we provided a deep dive into the Anthos toolkit including various use cases we are hearing about from customers and our eco-system. The team spent the majority of the time on showing off what's possible with Anthos and how to configure various aspects of the software stack that's available today.
  • Fireside Chat with Dan Papandrea from GoogleNext19

    (25 May 2019)
    Another fireside chat in the books with my good friend Dan Papandrea, field CTO for Sysdig. Dan and I were both at Google Next19 in San Francisco and we managed to step away from the conference Thursday afternoon to have a chat.
  • Serverless Continuous Delivery with Google Anthos Cloud Run

    (25 May 2019)
    Google Cloud Run is a new offering from Google that is currently in Beta. One of the main use cases is to enable running stateless HTTP containers on a fully managed environment or in your own GKE cluster. Cloud Run is part of the Anthos solution offering and falls under the Serverless category.
  • 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.
  • Deploying Google Anthos and GKE On-Prem with Optiva

    (10 Apr 2019)
    We are happy to share a recording of the Arctiq, Google, and Optiva breakout session at Google Next 2019. The demonstration features a valid use case discussion for Google Anthos and GKE On-Prem.
  • 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.
  • NEXT week is coming fast

    (03 Apr 2019)
    Google NEXT 2019 is upon us, and it plans to be a great event for Arctiq and our ecosystem community. Look for us there!
  • Knative = A Serverless Developer Experience based on Kubernetes

    (20 Feb 2019)
    Better late than never, I had started this blog back in late October after Github Universe in San Francisco. I stopped by the Google office in Seattle on my way home and was able to meet with some of the Knative team and chat about all this Serverless hype. I had been interested in what the Knative community was building and how the project would impact kubernetes. Knative is being developed by the likes of Google, Pivotal, SAP, Red Hat, IBM, and many others.
  • 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.
  • Fireside Chat with Kelsey Hightower

    (16 Aug 2018)
    On June.28th in Toronto Arctiq had the pleasure of hosting a fireside chat with Kelsey Hightower from Google at our Clouds Containers and Kelsey Event. If you haven't heard of Kelsey he's a huge kubernetes advocate and opensource evangelist. More than anything he is known for sharing his time, knowledge, code and has a strong commitment to the opensource tech community. Not to mention an all around approachable and nice guy. You can check out his Github page - https://github.com/kelseyhightower. Do yourself a favor and search for some of him keynotes and live technical demo's from various community conferences.
  • Machine Learning (ML) 1 - Arctiq & Google Event

    (01 Aug 2018)
    The Fundamentals of Machine Learning - Concepts, Theories, Algorithms and examples will be covered in this series. To start off, we’ll begin with a recap of the ML Workshop in the Google & Arctiq Event, as well as a brief overview of Machine Learning and the ecosystem.
  • //helping people succeed

    (16 Jul 2018)
    Last week I had the pleasure of having a fireside chat in Toronto with [Kelsey Hightower] from Google at our [Clouds Containers and Kelsey Event]. When I look back at the day it was a ton of fun... It's nice to be reminded of the strong opensource / tech community we have in Toronto and it's refreshing how much we can all learn from each other when we find the time to get together and share our thoughts.
  • Arctiq Announces Google Cloud Partnership

    (31 May 2018)
    Arctiq, Inc. is pleased to announce our newest ecosystem partnership with Google Cloud Platform for professional services, training, and consulting expertise in cloud, containers, automation, CI/CD, and security pipelines.
  • Meeting Chewie at Google HQ

    (28 Mar 2018)
    I must say, it has been a very Googly month! It all started with an internal Slack announcement about our brand new Arctiq and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) partnership. Join me on my certification voyage, and my initial visit to Google Toronto!