Category Archives: Google Cloud Platform

Cloud NEXT for Game Developers

If you are a game developer that works on any kind of mobile, multiplayer or online internet connected game, you may want to attend Google Cloud’s premier conference in San Francisco, Cloud NEXT, especially since it is conveniently timed right after GDC. Even if you aren’t attending GDC, if you are building any backend infrastructure […]

One Year as a Developer Advocate

A little while ago, I passed my first year mark of working for Google. This also marked the first anniversary of me moving from a (long?) career as a software engineer, into a full time position in Developer Relations, and more specifically Developer Advocacy. I wanted to write a post about this, as when I often talk […]

Recording: Containers in Production – Crazy? Awesome? or Crazy Awesome!

Late last year I was invited to participate in a panel discussion at New Relic’s FutureStack conference on using Software Containers (which generally means Docker) in production environments.  We had an excellent discussion about what is good about the ecosystem, as well as what needs to improve, as well as best practices and approaches for running […]

Migrating My Blog to Google Cloud Platform

Since I am now working for Google, and specifically the Google Cloud Platform, I took the opportunity to test out our Cloud Launcher offerings to migrate this blog over to the Cloud Platform as quickly as possible. This site runs on WordPress, mainly because I found it the easiest to migrate all the content I have […]

Hello USA, and Hello Google

I guess I must have decided that life was too simple and boring, and I needed to change pretty much every aspect of my life. In just under a week, I’ll be moving my entire family up to the Bay Area in California from our home here in Melbourne Australia, and shortly thereafter joining the […]