Google Cloud Compute Engine customers running big databases can now attach up to 3TB of high IOPS local solid-state drive (SSD) to a single virtual machine. The new capacity, which Google has launched in beta, doubles the previous limit of four local SSD 375GB partitions attached to each machine to eight partitions, amounting to a total of 3TB compared with the previous 1.5TB … [Read more...] about Google doubles Cloud Compute local SSD capacity: Now it’s 3TB per VM
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How can I deploy or install FreeBSD version 11.x Unix operating system on the Google cloud engine? Do I need to create my own FreeBSD disk image to start with the Google Cloud Compute? It is true that the Google Compute Engine support for Debian, Ubuntu, RHEL, SUSE, and FreeBSD Unix. However, create an instance page only display handful of operating systems as follows: You … [Read more...] about How to install FreeBSD 11 on Google Cloud Compute
I need to set and test my web-app using Google cloud compute engine. How do I connect to an Instance Using ssh on Ubuntu Linux or Apple OS X based system? By default, you can always connect to an instance using ssh. This is useful so you can manage and configure your instances beyond the basic configuration enabled by gcutil or the REST API. The easiest way to ssh into an … [Read more...] about SSH Into Google Cloud Compute Engine Instance Using Secure Shell Client
The US Department of Energy said today it will spend $32 million on a project that will deploy a large cloud computing test bed with thousands of Intel Nehalem CPU cores and explore the work of commercial cloud offerings from Amazon, Microsoft and Google. Cloud Computing Definitions and Solutions Ultimately the project, known as Magellan, will look at cloud computing as a … [Read more...] about What Kind of Cloud Computing Project Would You Build with $32M?
Google has struck a partnership with PwC in which the global provider of consulting services will recommend to its customers the Apps suite, Android devices and the Google cloud computing platform.The deal comes at a time when Google is embroiled in tough fights in the enterprise markets for cloud email and collaboration suites, cloud computing services and mobile against … [Read more...] about Google enlists PwC to push Apps, Android, cloud computing to businesses
Cloud computing has evolved into a powerful business tool for both big name corporations and small businesses alike. Whereas costs and lack of service options once limited cloud accessibility for small businesses, today's cloud environment and future outlook show that cloud computing is more affordable than ever. Kirill Bensonoff, founding partner at ComputerSupport.com, and … [Read more...] about Cloud Computing’s Sunny 2014 Forecast
Cloud computing can be confusing. If you're considering a cloud service for your business, here are three questions to ask: What type of cloud computing does your business need? How much are you willing to pay? Can you deal with the security risks?To help you answer these questions and better understand the cloud, here is our cloud computing guide for small businesses.Cloud … [Read more...] about Cloud Computing: A Small Business Guide
The latest issue of Google Friends Newsletter explains ‘Cloud Computing’ and ‘Living in the Cloud’ – Full excerpt from the email:Lately you may have been hearing a lot about "cloud computing" – a phrase that describes the notion of using web-based software to work on, and share, your own information and files via the Internet instead of … [Read more...] about Cloud Computing, Living in the Cloud – What Do They Mean?
If you have issues getting Google Cloud Print to work on your computer, please try the following tips:1. Make sure that you are running the latest beta version of Google Chrome.2. Is the Printing services enabled in Windows and running? Type services.msc in the Run box to find the status.3. Is you printer turned on and connected to the computer? Go to the Control Panel – … [Read more...] about Google Cloud Print Not Working?
Google Cloud Print is a new service that will help you print emails, documents and other files from any mobile phone or computer that’s connected to the Internet. You don’t need any special hardware or print drivers – just a regular printer and a Windows computer that is running the latest version of Google Chrome browser.It takes no more than a minute … [Read more...] about How to Use Google Cloud Print from the Desktop