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Cloud Functions with Bret McGowen

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This week, Mark and Francesc ask all the questions that you’ve ever had about Cloud Functions to Bret McGowen.

About Bret McGowen

Bret is on the Google Cloud Platform team at Google, focusing on developer-oriented products like Google Cloud Functions, App Engine, Firebase, machine learning APIs, and more. He’s currently an aspiring Node.js developer. Prior to Google, Bret worked in the cloud industry at Rackspace as a software engineer building the RackConnect hybrid hosting product. Before that, he led engineering teams at e-commerce, non-profits and tried his hand at creating two startups.

He’s often on the running trail, volleyball court or kickball field. Bret earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Texas A&M University.

Cool things of the week
  • Cloud Identity-Aware Proxy: Protect application access on the cloud blog
  • Automating project creation with Google Cloud Deployment Manager blog
Interview Question of the week

How can I notify a series of listeners when an object in Cloud Storage has changed?

  • Object Change Notification docs
  • Google Cloud Storage introduces Cloud Pub/Sub notifications announcement
Where can you find us next?

Mark is currently at East Coast Games Conference and Vector. He’s also going to be hosting the Playcrafting + Extra Life Game Jame & Game Fest, raising money for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals. Finally he’ll be in Sweden for Nordic Games Conference as well.

Francesc will be presenting at the New York Google Developer Group for a Serverless event! Francesc has also released a new Just for Func episode, covering the implementation of the Context package!

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Customer Reliability Engineering with Luke Stone

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This week, Mark and Francesc get a chance to talkdirectly to the Director of Customer Reliability Engineering himself, Luke Stone, all about CRE - where it came from,what it’s goals are, and how it’s been working with some big customers at Google Cloud Platform...

Cloud Machine Learning Engine with Yufeng Guo

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One of our dear Developer Advocates, Yufeng Guo,joins your co-hosts,Mark and Francesc,to talk about the Cloud Machine Learning Engine.

Cloud Machine Learning Engine offers a managed platform for training and serving Tensorflow models...

Drone CI with Brad Rydzewksi and Jessie Frazelle

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Digging back into our archive of interviews from Google Cloud Next,Mark and Francesc talk to Brad Rydzewski,creator of Drone, about the open source continuous integration and delivery platform. We are also excited to havethe amazing Jessie Frazelle joining us as well!...

Server Density with David Mytton

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The CEO and founder of Server Density, David Mytton,joins the podcast today to tell your co-hostsMark and Francesc abouttheir experience migrating from on-premise MongoDB to Cloud Bigtable.

Server Density provides an open source logging and monitoring solution running on Google Cloud Platform...

The Home Depot with William Bonnell

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This week brings us back to an interview that we did while at Cloud Next last week.Mark and Francesc talk toWilliam Bonnell, Senior Director of SRE atThe Home Depot all about SRE culture, and the CRE team as well...

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