Google Cloud (GCP)

DevOps Guide to Important Terraform Concepts

This is an intermediate guide to the core Terraform concepts. If you can get your head around these core concepts, you will be well on your way to understanding Terraform. I have not included Terraform modules in the guide, modules are a big topic and I will tackle these in...

MySQL / MariaDB Database Administration and SQL Language Basics

In this MySQL Tutorial article, I will introduce you to the basic Administrative Tasks needed for MySQL. The purpose is to give system administrators the ability to perform some basic administration tasks before escalating to a qualified DBA. MySQL is a high-performance database server from Oracle Corporation. Red Hat recently...

Google Cloud: “You do not have permission to create projects in this location”

Have you ever had the headache where you cannot create a project in your GCP organization. It can be extremely frustrating. Go to the google cloud console and make yourself an OrgAdmin, Owner, and ProjectCreator with these commands: gcloud organizations add-iam-policy-binding *myOrgId* –member=”user:m…@here.com” –role=”roles/resourcemanager.organizationAdmin” gcloud organizations add-iam-policy-binding *myOrgId* –member=”user:[email protected]” –role=”roles/owner” gcloud...

Auto-Scaling in GCP

Auto-Scaling in GCP

Auto-Scaling is the ability for the Google Compute Engine to scale up or down dependent on a health policy. The most common use is to scale up when demand on a server spikes up. The Policies that define Autoscaling healthchecks are: Average CPU utilization HTTP load balancing service capacity Max...