Google Cloud Platform with Sam Ramji

The delightful Sam Ramji joins Mark and Melanie this week to talk about Google Cloud Platform, Open Source, Distributed Systems and Philosophy and how they are all interrelated. Sam Ramji A 20+ year veteran of the Silicon Valley and Seattle technology scenes, Sam Ramji is VP Product Management for Google Cloud Platform (GCP). He was the founding CEO of Cloud Foundry Foundation, was Chief Strategy Officer for Apigee (APIC), designed and led Microsoft’s open source strategy, founded the Outercurve Foundation, and drove product strategy for BEA WebLogic Integration. Previously he built distributed systems and client software at firms including Broderbund, Fair Isaac, and Ofoto. He is an advisor to multiple companies including Accenture, Insight Engines, and the Linux Foundation, and served on the World Economic Forum’s Industrial Internet Working Group. He received his B.S. in Cognitive Science from UCSD in 1994. Cool things of the week An example escalation policy — CRE life lessons blog The new Google Arts & Culture, on exhibit now blog Five Days of Kubernetes 1.9 blog Kubernetes Comic site Interview The Case for Learned Index Structures paper CAP Theorem wikipedia Databricks site Spinnaker site Tensor Processing Units site 38 Special - Hold On Loosely youtube Question of the week I would like to run a Google Cloud Function every day/week/hour etc - but there is no cron ability in Cloud Functions (yet?). How can I do this now? Functions Cron github Where can you find us next? Melanie is speaking at AI Congress in London Jan 30th and she will be at FOSDEM in Brussels in Feb. Mark will be at the Game Developer’s Conference | GDC in March.

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