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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit, HackerNews and some other sources. They can help you see what people think about Google Compute Engine and what they use it for.
  • Pickems website for MSI 2023
    The backend is written in node.js and is deployed using Google Compute Engine. I wanted to learn Kubernetes but it seemed more complicated and also more expensive than GCE. We also use mongodb. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Is it possible to host a Golang Application Free Indefinitely?
    Google seems to have a free tiny VM offering. AWS and Azure have one for a year. Of course, whether Google's will still be free in a year is whoknows. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • typical programmer life
    Cloud VM's are the easy answer here. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Migrating Wordpress from GCP to AWS
    You may have noticed some changes to this site. Along with some style and color changes, I've updated the domain, and focused the pages on my technical blog. Originally this site started as an administrative page for the Minecraft servers I am hosting. I built the first Minecraft server in Google Cloud on a general Compute Engine instance, and was running this web page on a separate smaller instance. As the... - Source: / 8 months ago
  • Geo-Distributed Applications Using Terraform's Infrastructure Automation
    To continue my development of The Largest River (my first foray into global application development), I’ve chosen to use Google Compute Engine. - Source: / 10 months ago
  • [Amazon Offer] - My experience interviewing for entry level DevOps position at Amazon
    Thanks! I'm pretty new to this so I just want to make sure I have the right idea. Are these links what you're talking about? Https:// - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • The Largest River: Part 1 - First Steps to Building a Globally-Distributed Application
    After countless hours of research and development, I’vedecided to run a Container-Optimized OS on Google Compute Engine VMs. These machines run images, which I’ve pushed to the Google Container Registry. As mentioned previously, this is helpful in that the same Docker images can be run locally and in production, with minimal differences in configuration. - Source: / 11 months ago
  • GCP - Copying VMs between projects
    These days I had to move some virtual machines (VM's) between different projects. After doing a quick search and spent some time, these are the results. I hope this helps you too. - Source: / 11 months ago
  • How do I host my website (server+client+DB)?
    I have been looking into Google cloud services because they are cost-effective. Would their Compute Engine solution be all I need to have everything up and running? Or do I need something more or something completely different? - Source: Reddit / 12 months ago
  • Help with google cloud platform and R
    I would start learning from this page: - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Colabs Expire after a certain time (even for Colab Pro+). Do GCE VM's do?
    I *think* GCE VM's can run colab and don't collapse(?). Is it the case that colab on them will still collapse or am I buying/paying for something indefinite. Basically I'd really like to be able to run colab/google stuff for e.g. 7 days a shot, without it breaking. Thanks! - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Help! Difference between native and datastore
    Datastore mode had its start in App Engine's early days (launched in 2008), where its Datastore was the original scalable NoSQL database provided for all App Engine apps. In 2013, Datastore was made available all developers outside of App Engine, and "re-launched" as Cloud Datastore. In 2014, Google acquired Firebase for its RTDB (real-time database). Both teams worked together for the next 4 years, and in 2017,... - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • GCP security best practices
    Compunte Engine provides security and customizable compute service that lets you create and run virtual machines on Google’s infrastructure. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Going Cloud Native - The problem with two-speed-IT
    Lift-and-Shift: we take an asset and host it more or less 1:1 onto the cloud. E.g., taking a monolithic JEE application and move it to Google Cloud Compute VMs. We get rid of the underlying operations components and machines. But do not enjoy other cloud capabilities. - Source: / over 1 year ago

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