The Accelerate State of DevOps 2019 Report represents six years of research and data from over 31,000 professionals worldwide. It is the largest and longest running research of its kind, providing an independent view into the practices and capabilities that drive high performance. The results let us understand the practices that lead to excellence in technology delivery Read more…


It’s been a few weeks since Google Next 2019 and we are still buzzing with excitement from all the great sessions, keynotes and discussions with the google team. Let’s get straight to it then and cover the major announcements (not easy as there were so many to pick from!) We have to start with how we liked Read more…


Virtue Group’s ‘did you know?’ series provides a quick visual reference of GCP products. Google made available recently, a version of the leading container orchestration engine Google Kubernetes for On-Prem (GKE On-Prem) data center customers. This release is a part of its Cloud Services Platform (CSP) product line. GKE On-Prem can be used to manage your docker Read more…


DevOps or SRE??? I love the way Google describes this: “If you think of DevOps as a philosophy, then SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) is a prescriptive way of accomplishing that philosophy. If DevOps was an interface in a programming language, you might almost say SRE is concrete CLASS that implements DevOps.” So what does DevOps entail then Read more…


Virtue Group’s ‘did you know?’ series provides a quick visual reference of GCP products. Today we look at Cloud Build, a fully-managed CI/CD platform that lets you build and test applications in the cloud–at scale.


Here’s an awesome cheat sheet that lists all of Google’s Cloud products and resources with clear and concise descriptions. This is from Google’s Greg Wilson. You can follow him here – https://twitter.com/gregsramblings


We will take a deeper dive into the presentation layer of the amazing Google Cloud Platform (GCP) today. The presentation layer has to do with the flow of data through the system, between the user, business logic, and the storage services – in other words ‘the network’. This blog post is a deeper look at the 8-step Read more…


Today, we will look at storage options from the amazing Google Cloud Platform (GCP), retrieval of data as well as the methods of storing and retrieving data that are recommended by Google. The ‘GCP Data Layer Design’ includes the database services and storage services (persistence) and the data access layer. This blog post is a deeper look Read more…


This blog post is a deeper look at the 8-step process an-8-step-process-to-architect-solutions-on-the-google-cloud-platform-gcp. Here we will explore when vertical scaling makes sense and when horizontal scaling does and the best practices involved to get to an scalable GCP Architecture. In simple terms, vertical scaling involves adding more power i.e., CPU, RAM to an existing machine. Horizontal scaling involves Read more…


In simple terms business logic refers to the rules that decides what happens to the data, how it’s created, stored and changed. In this blog post we will look at how GCP allows you to efficiently handle Business Logic Design and get the GCP Architecture right. From the perspective of designing a solution for the cloud, it’s Read more…