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Performance Atlas with Colt McAnlis

Colt McAnalis joins the podcast this week to talk about his Performance Atlas series where he dives into how to make Google Cloud applications faster and cheaper. In his words, his job is to help get someone promoted. Colt McAnlis is a Developer Advocate at Google focusing on performance & compression. Before that, he was a graphics programmer in the games industry working at Blizzard, Microsoft (Ensemble), and Petroglyph. He’s been an Adjunct Professor at SMU Guildhall, a UDACITY...

Duration: 00:30:24

Smart Parking and IoT Core with Brian Granatir

Brian Granatir comes on the podcast this week to tell us all about the New Zealand company Smart Parking taking advantage of IoT Core and our Serverless products! This is also the inaugural episode of Melanie joining Mark on the podcast! Brian Granatir has been developing for the cloud since the beginning, back in 2007. He left Oregon and moved to New Zealand to be with his future wife in 2014. In 2017, he joined Smart Parking to help with the development of their new Smart City...

Duration: 00:36:09

Cloud IoT Core with Indranil Chakraborty and Gabe Weiss

It’s time to learn everything about Clout IoT Core from Indranil Chakraborty, Product Manager, and Gabe Weiss, Developer Advocate on IoT. Listen to Mark and Francesc ask all of the questions you had about IoT but didn’t dare to ask. Indranil is a product manager for Google Cloud Platform and leads product strategy and development for Cloud IoT Core. Previously, he held product management roles at Google Fiber and sales strategy roles for Google AdWords. Indranil holds an MBA from UCLA...

Duration: 00:35:06

Vint Cerf: past, present, and future of the internet

Google, the Cloud, or podcasts would not exist without the internet, so it’s with an incredible honor that we celebrate our 100th episode with one of its creators: Vint Cerf. Listen to Mark and Francesc talk about the origins, current trends, and the future of the internet with one of the best people to cover the topic. Vinton G. Cerf is vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google. He contributes to global policy development and continued spread of the Internet. Widely...

Duration: 00:48:49

Cloud Functions and Firebase Hosting with David East

Firebase Developer Advocate David East joins Francesc and Mark to discuss the mega powerful combination of Firebase Hosting and Cloud Functions for Firebase! David East is a Developer Advocate for Firebase at Google. Web die-hard. Also possibly the shortest bio on the podcast. blogblogblog sitedocssitedocsgithubdocsdocssitew3cyoutubeyoutube How do I learn more about Google Cloud? I love the docs, but I’m looking for something more like online classes - what can I do? site Francesc...

Duration: 00:33:55

Sydney Region with Andrew Walker and Graham Polley

This summer (aka Australian winter) a new Cloud Region was announced in Australia and today Francesc and Mark talk to two Australian engineers, Andrew Walker founder of 3wks and Graham Polley, about how this new region has changed the way they think about the cloud down under. Andrew is the founder of 3wks who have delivered 190 projects on Google Cloud platform for enterprise customers in Australia. He loves everything serverless, from App Engine through to BigQuery. Graham is a...

Duration: 00:34:22

Cloud Firestore with Dan McGrath and Alex Dufetel

Dan McGrath and Alex Dufetel join Francesc and Mark in the studio this week to discuss Cloud Firestore, the brand new, fully-managed NoSQL document database for mobile and web app development. Dan McGrath is the Product Manager for Cloud working on databases such as Cloud Firestore. Dan has spent the last decade working in product & engineering for large scale database systems. He has a background in banking software, databases, and information security. Alex Dufetel is a Product...

Duration: 00:33:51

Avere with Dave Elliott and Scott Jeschonek

Avere provides high performance file system solutions for hybrid cloud infrastructures, and is partner for Google Cloud Platform. To tell you all about it Francesc and Mark are joined by Scott Jeschonek, Director of Cloud Products at Avere, and Dave Elliott, Developer Advocate at Google Cloud Platform. Scott Jeschonek is Director of Cloud Products at Avere Systems, a leading provider of enterprise storage for the hybrid cloud. Scott has spent his past 20 years synthesizing his...

Duration: 00:39:52

Sourcegraph with Quinn Slack

Sourcegraph provides navigation tools for source code, and it’s powered by Go and Google Cloud Platform. Quinn Slack, CEO and co-founder, joins your co-hosts Francesc and Mark to discuss how they built their features on top of our infrastructure. Quinn Slack is CEO and co-founder of Sourcegraph, code intelligence software that lets software teams ship better and faster. Prior to Sourcegraph, Quinn co-founded Blend, an enterprise technology company with over 150 employees dedicated to...

Duration: 00:32:57

BigQuery Under the Hood with Tino Tereshko and Jordan Tigani

Have you ever wanted to know what powers BigQuery under the hood? Tino Tereshko and Jordan Tigani sit in front of the microphone with co-hosts Mark and Francesc to talk all about it! Tino is the Big Data Lead for Office of the CTO at Google Cloud, focusing on building strategic relationships with the world’s top Enterprises in the interest of sharing and accelerating technological innovation. Tino hails from the BigQuery team, where he solved difficult cloud-native product problems,...

Duration: 00:34:51

What's AI with Melanie Warrick

What is the difference between AI and ML? Melanie Warrick joins your co-hosts Mark and Francesc to discuss the differences and what applications it can have. Melanie is a Senior Developer Advocate at Google. Previous experience includes work as a founding engineer on Deeplearning4J as well as implementing machine learning in production at Prior experience also covers business consulting and large enterprise technology implementations for a wide variety of companies. Over the...

Duration: 00:44:54

Phoenix One Games with Michael Will

Michael Will, Director of Technical Operations at Phoenix One Games, joins your co-hosts Mark and Francesc today to tell us about their migration from their own hardware to the cloud, how they did it, and what they learned from it. Michael Will is the Director Technical Operations at Phoenix One Games. Loves to raise alpacas, is the 2007 national Twister champion, and forgot to send us his bio. New York Times blogGCP blogGCP bloggcppodcast 67 docsdocsdocsCouchbasecouchbase.cominfo ...

Duration: 00:41:37

The Future of Media with Machine Learning with Amit Pande

In this week’s episode Mark and Francesc are joined by Amit Pande, Product Management Leader for Google Cloud to discuss how machine learning can automate the media and entertainment industry. Amit Pande is a Product Management Leader for Google Cloud. In this role, Amit is responsible for working closely with leaders across Media and Entertainment Industry to help them envision and transform their business with Google Cloud, Big Data and Machine Learning. Amit is a veteran product...

Duration: 00:32:23

OCTO with Greg DeMichillie

Mark and Francesc welcome the incredible Greg DeMichillie into their studio this week, to talk all about Google Cloud’s Office of the CTO, and how it works with enterprise companies. Greg has 20 years experience in creating great computing platforms for developers and IT alike. He has been at Google since before the inception of Google Cloud Platform and as Director of Product he lead the product teams for App Engine, Compute Engine, Kubernetes & Container Engine, as well as the...

Duration: 00:38:21

Heroic Labs with Alim Jaffer and Mo Firouz

Today Francesc and Mark have the honor to be joined by Alim Jaffer and Mo Firouz from Heroic Labs to discuss their open source framework for social and realtime apps and games. A member of the founding team, Alim joined Heroic Labs in 2016 as the VP of Product after having worked in startups focused in the games and health verticals. He is based in Vancouver, Canada and San Francisco. Mo cofounded Heroic Labs and is part of the core engineering team. Mo has worked on various products...

Duration: 00:31:17

Kubernetes 1.7 with Tim Hockin

Tim Hockin, one of the engineers that started the Kubernetes project, joins Francesc and Mark to talk about all of the cool stuff coming up with Kubernetes 1.7. Tim was one of the first engineers on Kubernetes and GKE, where he has been involved in things like networking, storage, node management, API, plugins, and more. Before Kubernetes, he worked on Google’s internal systems, Borg and Omega, mostly on the node management side, and on Google’s machine management, hardware bringup, and...

Duration: 00:38:08

Customer Engineers with Jonathan Cham

Francesc and Mark are joined this week by Jonathan Cham, a Customer Engineer at Google Cloud Platform, to discuss what his job entails and how our customers can benefit from it. Jonathan Cham is a customer engineer who helps customers be successful on the Google Cloud Platform. For 10 years, he has advised companies of all stages– from startups to Fortune 50 companies on cloud technologies and helping them accelerate the delivery of IT. He wants to help build your next successful...

Duration: 00:31:49

Broad Institute and Platinum Customers with Lukas Karlsson and Mike Altarace

Francesc and Mark are joined this week by Lukas Karlsson from Broad Institute and Mike Altarace from Google Cloud Platform to discuss the Platinum Customer relationship with Google Cloud Platform. Lukas has been working at the Broad in various roles over the last fourteen years or so. He now run our cloud architecture and strategy and works in developer relations, advocating for the software developers who consume our services. Mike has been a Strategic Customer Engineer (SCE,...

Duration: 00:34:20

Istio with Varun Talwar and Sven Mawson

Due to popular demand, this week Francesc and Mark are joined by Product Manager Varun Talwar and Senior Staff Software Engineer Sven Mawson to discuss all things Istio, an open platform to connect, manage, and secure microservices. Product Manager in Google Cloud; founding PM on @grpcio and @IstioMesh Software Engineer in Google Cloud; founder of @IstioMesh blogblogsolutionpunchlineyoutube home pageoverviewdesign goalswikipediablogdocsPrometheuspodcastGrafanahomepagedocs If I want...

Duration: 00:34:01

Kaggle with Wendy Kan

Wendy Kan joins your co-hosts Francesc and Mark today to talk about Kaggle, their competitions, and the cool data sets available on their platform. Kaggle joined the Google family a few months ago, so it’s a great opportunity to know more about the platform and the amazing community behind it. Wendy is a data scientist at Kaggle, the largest global data science community. Wendy works with companies and organizations to transform their data into machine learning competitions and had...

Duration: 00:34:34

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