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Google Cloud Platform price reductions

Google announced this week that following last year’s commitment that Google Cloud Platform prices will follow Moore’s Law, will reduce prices of virtual machines by 5 to 30%. Under the new pricing model, cloud compute instances will be cut anywhere … Continue reading

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Google’s data centers power factor estimated by neural network

Google says it has created a bit of software that lets it predict with 99.6 per cent accuracy how efficiently its data centers consume electricity, allowing it to make subtle tweaks to reduce consumption. The company gave details on its … Continue reading

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Google Compute Engine launched

Google has launched its IaaS offering, Compute Engine, bringing it into combat with the likes of AWS, Rackspace and VMware. The announced was made in a blog post on Monday. The VMs can run any out-of-the-box Linux distribution (including SELinux … Continue reading

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Google Compute Engine switches from custom image to Debian

Following the launch of Debian 7 Wheezy, Google is moving it’s default operating system image type for Google Compute Engine from Linux OS GCEL (Google Compute Engine Linux) to Debian 6.0 and 7.0. This was announced on May 9th in … Continue reading

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