About the BookCloud services make it easy to get infrastructure in a flexible and on-demand way. While there are many cloud services to choose from, Google Cloud Platform offers unique services that let you focus on building powerful applications. Google Cloud Services in Action teaches readers to build and launch web applications that scale while leveraging the Google Cloud Platform. Readers begin with the basics, learning how cloud services work, and the specifics of the Google Cloud Platform. The book includes hands-on step-by-step instruction on deploying applications, handling large amounts of data, and much more. By the end, readers will know how to build, leverage, and deploy cloud-based applications so web applications get started more quickly, suffer fewer disasters, and require less maintenance.
Book SynopsisSummary Google Cloud Platform in Action teaches you to build and launch applications that scale, leveraging the many services on GCP to move faster than ever. You'll learn how to choose exactly the services that best suit your needs, and you'll be able to build applications that run on Google Cloud Platform and start more quickly, suffer fewer disasters, and require less maintenance. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Technology Thousands of developers worldwide trust Google Cloud Platform, and for good reason. With GCP, you can host your applications on the same infrastructure that powers Search, Maps, and the other Google tools you use daily. You get rock-solid reliability, an incredible array of prebuilt services, and a cost-effective, pay-only-for-what-you-use model. This book gets you started. About the Book Google Cloud Platform in Action teaches you how to deploy scalable cloud applications on GCP. Author and Google software engineer JJ Geewax is your guide as you try everything from hosting a simple WordPress web app to commanding cloud-based AI services for computer vision and natural language processing. Along the way, you'll discover how to maximize cloud-based data storage, roll out serverless applications with Cloud Functions, and manage containers with Kubernetes. Broad, deep, and complete, this authoritative book has everything you need. What's inside
About the AuthorJJ Geewax is a software engineer at Google, focusing on Google Cloud Platform and API design. He is also the author of Google Cloud Platform in Action.