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VP of Infrastructure Eric Brewer

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VP of Infrastructure at Google Cloud Eric Brewer, talks to Melanie and Mark all about open source at Google Cloud, distributed systems, hybrid cloud, and more!

Eric Brewer

Eric Brewer is the main inventor of a wireless networking scheme called WiLDNet, which promises to bring low-cost connectivity to rural areas of the developing world. He is a tenured professor of Computer Science at UC Berkeley. In 1996, Brewer co-founded Inktomi Corporation (bought by Yahoo! in 2003) and became a paper billionaire during the dot-com bubble. Working with Bill Clinton, he helped to create USA.gov, which launched in 2000.[1] He is known for formulating the CAP Theorem about distributed network applications in the late 1990s.[2] Starting in May 2011 he has been on a sabbatical at Google as VP of Infrastructure.[3]

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Cool things of the week
  • Google Cloud Next site
    • Google Cloud Next London site
    • Google Cloud Next Tokyo site
  • Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL now generally available and ready for your production workloads blog
  • Calling C functions from BigQuery with Web Assembly blog
    • BigQuery beyond SQL and JS: Running C and Rust code at scale blog
  • Kubernetes best practices: How and why to build small container images blog youtube
Interview Question of the week

If I want to visualise the network traffic between pods/services within my Kubernetes cluster, is there an easy way to do this?

Where can you find us next?

Mark can be found streaming Agones development on Twitch, and will be presenting on Agones at Cloud Next.

Melanie will be presenting at the internet2 Global Summit, May 9th in San Diego, and will also be talking at the Understand Risk Forum on May 17th, in Mexico City.

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