Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan collects insights from 700,000 vending machines with Vertex AICoca-Cola Bottlers Japan collects insights from 700,000 vending machines with Vertex AIData Science Manager / Google Developer ExpertDeveloper Advocate, Google Cloud

Japan is home to millions of vending machines installed on streets and in buildings, sports stadiums and other facilities. Vending machine owners and operators, including beverage manufacturers, stock these machines with different product combinations depending on location and demand. For example, they primarily display coffee and energy drinks in machines placed in offices and sports … Read more

Avoiding GCF anti-patterns part 1: How to write event-driven Cloud Functions properly by coding with idempotency in mindAvoiding GCF anti-patterns part 1: How to write event-driven Cloud Functions properly by coding with idempotency in mindCloud Developer AdvocateTechnical Solutions Engineer

Editor’s note: Over the next several weeks, you’ll see a series of blog posts focusing on best practices for writing Google Cloud Functions based on common questions or misconceptions as seen by the Support team. We refer to these as “anti-patterns” and offer you ways to avoid them. This article is the first post in … Read more

Cloud Spanner connectivity using JetBrains IDEsCloud Spanner connectivity using JetBrains IDEsDeveloper Relations EngineerStaff Interaction Designer

If you are a developer working on an application backed by Google Cloud Spanner and use an IDE from  the JetBrains suite of developer tools, we’ve got some good news for you! You can now browse the database schema and query data stored in Cloud Spanner directly from your JetBrains IDE. In this post, I … Read more