Google Cloud Topics
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AI and ML
What is artificial intelligence?
Learn about artificial intelligence benefits, use cases, and examples.
What is machine learning?
Learn about machine learning, a subset of artificial intelligence that enables a system to autonomously learn and improve using neural networks and deep learning.
What is natural language processing?
Learn how natural language processing (NLP), powered by Google machine learning, provides insights into the structure and meaning of text.
Artificial intelligence vs. machine learning
Learn about the differences between AI and ML, how they're connected, their applications, and the benefits of using them together.
What is API management?
API management helps organizations with developing, designing, monitoring, testing, securing, and analyzing APIs.
What is cloud FinOps?
Learn about the value of FinOps, the five key building blocks of cloud FinOps, and the benefits.
What are containers?
Learn about containers—lightweight packages of software that contain all of the necessary elements to run in any environment.
What is container orchestration?
Learn more about how container orchestration can help deploy, scale, and manage applications.
What is hybrid cloud?
Learn about a hybrid cloud approach where applications or their components run in a combination of on-premises and public cloud infrastructure.
What is Istio?
Learn about Istio and how it helps organizations run distributed, microservices-based apps anywhere.
What is Kubernetes?
Learn about Kubernetes (K8s), an open source system to deploy, scale, and manage containerized applications anywhere.
What is OpenTelemetry?
Learn about OpenTelemetry, software and tools for capturing and exporting telemetry data from your cloud-native software and infrastructure.
What is a private cloud?
Discover more about private clouds and the major differences vs public clouds, advantages, disadvantages, and more.
What is a public cloud?
Learn about what a public cloud is, and the difference between a public and private cloud.
What is serverless computing?
Learn more about serverless computing, how it works, examples, and advantages vs. disadvantages.
What is cloud computing?
Learn how cloud computing solves issues by offering scalable and on-demand services. Learn about the types and benefits of cloud computing.
What are the advantages of cloud computing?
Learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing.
What is a cloud service provider?
Learn about the types of cloud service providers, examples, benefits, and how to choose a cloud service provider that works for you.
What is cloud management?
Learn more about cloud management, how it works, and the role cloud management plays.
What is digital transformation?
Learn about business digital transformation for business processes, culture, and customer experience.
What are the different types of cloud computing?
Learn about the different types of cloud computing models, the types of cloud computing services, and how they differ.
What is IaaS?
Learn about Iaas (infrastructure as a service), a computing model that offers resources on demand to businesses and individuals via the cloud.
What is microservices architecture?
Learn how microservices architecture allows large applications to be separated into single services that are developed, deployed, and maintained independently.
What is multicloud?
Learn about multicloud, its benefits, challenges, multicloud management, use cases, and more.
What is Apache Hadoop?
Learn the basics of Apache Hadoop, including what it is, how it’s used, and what advantages it brings to big data environments.
What is Apache Kafka?
Learn about Apache Kafka, a platform for collecting, processing, and storing streaming data.
What is Apache Spark?
Learn about Apache Spark, an analytics engine for large-scale data processing.
What is business intelligence?
Learn about Business intelligence (BI), the process of analyzing company data to improve operations.
What is a data cloud?
Learn about how a data cloud works to provides an open, cloud-based data infrastructure.
What is data governance?
Learn about data governance—the practice of making data secure, accurate, and available.
What is data integration?
Learn about data integration—the process of unifying data from different sources into a more useful view.
What is a data warehouse?
Learn about data warehouses (DW), which are systems for data analysis and reporting.
What is data warehouse as a service (DWaaS)?
Discover more about data warehouse as a service offerings, benefits, and more.
What is ETL?
Learn how ETL lets companies convert structured and unstructured data to drive business decisions.
What is predictive analytics?
Learn how predictive analytics uses data, statistics, modeling, and machine learning to help predict and plan for future events, or find opportunities.
What is Presto?
Learn how Presto, an open source distributed SQL query engine created by Facebook developers, runs interactive analytics against large volumes of data.
What is streaming analytics?
Learn about streaming analytics, which processes and analyzes data from sources that continuously send data.
What is a cloud database?
Learn about the different types of cloud databases, and how they're used in cloud computing.
What are the differences between PostgreSQL and SQL Server?
Learn about the key differences between PostgreSQL and SQL Server, the pros and cons of each, and which one may be the right fit for your project.
What is a relational database?
Learn about relational databases, the relational database model, its benefits, and examples
What is cloud architecture?
Learn about how cloud architecture works, its components, layers, and more.
What is cloud hosting?
Learn about cloud hosting, how it works, and how it differs from web hosting and VPS.
What is cloud migration?
Learn more about the types of cloud migration, how it works, and the benefits of migrating to the cloud.
What is load balancing?
Learn about load balancing in the cloud, how it works, common uses, and more.
What is PaaS (Platform as a Service)?
Learn how PaaS solutions work, their benefits, and the differences between PaaS, IaaS, and SaaS.
PaaS vs. IaaS vs. SaaS vs. CaaS: How are they different?
Learn the differences between the PaaS, IaaS, SaaS, and CaaS cloud computing models.
What is video on demand (VOD)?
Learn about how video on demand distribution systems and infrastructure help to deliver on-demand streaming globally.
What are virtual machines?
Learn how virtual machines (VM) run programs and operating systems, store data, connect to networks, and more.
What is cloud security?
Learn about cloud security, why it's important, how it works, and the most common cloud security strategies.
What is cloud data security?
Learn how cloud data security measures help to protect and secure data as it moves in and out of the cloud.
What is cloud network security?
Learn how cloud network security measures are used to protect public, private, and hybrid cloud networks.
What is disaster recovery?
Learn about disaster recovery and how Google Cloud covers cost, recovery, and scale, with disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS).
What is encryption?
Learn about the different types of encryption, how it works, the importance of data encryption, and more.