OpenTitan: Root of Trust (RoT) Project

Google along with a number of other trusted manufacturers announced OpenTitanwhich is an open-source silicon root of trust (RoT) project. If this the first time you have heard of 'root of trust' - well join the club. It seems we have lots to learn together. Google and others are taking…

Discover Site Reliability Engineering

Technology has become an integral part of the 21st century. The digital space offers great, challenging, and in-demand opportunities to individuals who want to embrace the technological age with its intricacies. A site reliability engineer is one of the career paths that individuals with skills and a passion for a…

Sneakernet: Google Transfer Appliance

Before apps were available in the cloud, or delivered through virtual desktops, IT pro’s would go from desk to desk, sometimes after hours to install  a new app for a user or move data off their desktop over to a new system. We had our trusty portable drive and…

Google Cloud Platform: Always Free Tier

Google recently concluded their Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco with 10,000 folks in attendance. They made several announcements, and one in particular that caught my attention was the Google Cloud Platform free tier. Google lengthened their free trial from 60 days to 12 months and introduced ‘Always…

Chromebooks are Tempting

I am a full-time Mac, iPad, iPhone and yes iWatch user, but spend most of my time using Google Apps on those devices. They are my go to apps, the functionality they provide are really unmatched in my opinion (… putting aside any privacy issues). I was thinking recently about how…