Episode 72: Mark Mandel, Google Cloud Platform Developer Advocate
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Special Guest Mark Mandel, Developer Advocate for Google Cloud Platform
Our special guest this week, Mark Mandel tells us about Google Cloud Platform, some ridiculous(ly great) things you can do with cloud computing, such as create a take on rock-paper-scissors, called happy-angry-surprised, using Firebase and Cloud Vision API, where making funny faces into a webcam replaces making shapes with your hands.
Ogryzek and Mandel discuss cross-cloud failovers, and the ability to run sets of containers across clusters of machines at scale with the Kubernetes container orchestration system. And being able to orchestrate using Federation across multiple data centers, regions or even clouds for hybrid-cloud solutions.
Mandel visited Vancouver from San Fransisco and gave a presentation through the Polyglot Vancouver Meetup called Scalable Realtime Microservices with Kubernetes and gRPC. Check out the Polyglot YouTube channel for a video recording of the evening.
If you're interested in building out a cloud-based Simon) game using Kubernetes, gRPC, and the Google Cloud Platform, you're in luck; the next scheduled Vancouver Tech meetup will be doing exactly that!
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