Google Cloud Next San Francisco, the annual flagship event of Google Cloud, took place from August 29 to August 31, 2023, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. The event attracted over 30,000 attendees from around the world, who came to learn, connect, and explore the latest innovations and trends in cloud computing. The event also featured over 500 sessions, 200 exhibitors, 100 community events, and 50 keynote speakers, who shared their insights, best practices, and success stories on how to leverage Google Cloud’s products, services, and solutions.
Google Cloud Next San Francisco was an exciting and inspiring event that showcased the best of Google Cloud’s vision, strategy, and roadmap for the future. Here are some of the highlights that you might have missed from Google Cloud Next San Francisco.
The keynote sessions were led by Google Cloud’s top executives, such as Thomas Kurian, CEO; Rob Enslin, President; Urs Hölzle, Senior Vice President; and Diane Greene, Board Member. They announced new product launches, partnerships, and customer stories that demonstrated how Google Cloud is transforming various industries and sectors.
Google Cloud Anthos
A new hybrid and multi-cloud platform that enables customers to run their applications on any cloud or on-premises environment with consistent management and security. Anthos supports both Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) and third-party Kubernetes clusters, as well as virtual machines and bare metal servers. Anthos also integrates with various Google Cloud services, such as Cloud Run, Cloud Functions, Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, and more.
Google Cloud AI Platform
A new end-to-end platform that simplifies the development and deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) applications. AI Platform provides a unified interface for data ingestion, data preparation, data analysis, model building, model testing, model deployment, model monitoring, and model optimization. AI Platform also supports various frameworks and tools, such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, scikit-learn, XGBoost, Kubeflow Pipelines, AutoML, and more.
Google Cloud Data Fusion
A new fully managed data integration service that enables customers to easily access, transform, and combine data from various sources. Data Fusion provides a graphical user interface for creating data pipelines without coding. Data Fusion also supports various connectors for different data sources and destinations, such as BigQuery, Cloud Storage, Pub/Sub, Dataflow, Dataproc, Datastore, Firestore, Spanner, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server, MongoDB, Salesforce, SAP, and more.
Google Cloud Security Command Center
A new comprehensive security management and response service that helps customers protect their cloud assets from threats and vulnerabilities. Security Command Center provides a dashboard for monitoring the security posture of cloud resources across projects and organizations. Security Command Center also integrates with various security products and services from Google Cloud and third-party vendors, such as Forseti, Cloud Armor, Cloud IAM, VPC Service Controls, Binary Authorization, Access Transparency, Chronicle, Palo Alto Networks, Qualys, RedLock, McAfee, and more.