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How to migrate a server to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) using CloudEndure

How to migrate a server to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) using CloudEndure

Update 09/19 –Since I originally wrote this Article, AWS have bought cloudedure. At present this procedure is still valid for GCP customers, but there may come a day when GCP customers cannot use CloudEndure for Migrations In this blog post I will be migrating a Linux server from my home VM lab...

How to SSH directly to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Linux instance?

The GCP console interface is very useful, but sometimes you may need to directly SSH from your on-premise infrastructure. This is particularly common after you migrate a Linux server from your own premises to GCP as the Google Daemon which provides Google Cloud console access typically will not be installed....

Cloud Pub/Sub – Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Pub Sub is a fully managed real-time messaging service that can send and recieve messages between independent applications. There are several key concepts to pub/sub: Message: the data that moves through the service. Topic: a named entity that represents a feed of messages. Subscription: a named entity that represents an...

Load Balancing – GCP

Global Load balancing and Regional Load Balancing [GLOBAL] HTTP(S) Load Balancing [GLOBAL] SSL Proxy Load Balancing [GLOBAL] TCP Proxy Load Balancing [INTERNAL] Network Load Balancing [INTERNAL] Internal Load Balancing Managed instance groups are a requirement of load balancing. No instance groups, no load balancer. This works hand in hand with...

What is Google Cloud Bigtable?

GCP BigTable This is a fully managed, highly available, and superfast NoSQL database available on GCP. Google uses BigTable for Gmail and it is great for IoT devices, its also good for Ad Tech, Fintech businesses. BigTable replication services provide high availability, high durability, and resilience in the face of...

Google Cloud Datastore

Cloud Datastore is a database platform from Google which is used directly from applications using API calls – typically the Google App Engine. Google is in the process of replacing Google Cloud Datastore with Google Cloud Firestore. Think of Firestore as the nextgen version of Datastore. When you choose the...