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Google Cloud Launcher Lets Developers Quickly Deploy Over 120 Popular Open-Source Packages

As more of these services launch, infrastructure architecture becomes much less interesting than software architecture and capital “E” capital “A” Enterprise Architecture


Google and Bitnami are launching a new feature for Google’s Cloud Platform today that makes it easier for developers to deploy over 120 popular open-source applications to its Cloud Platform. In total, Google and Bitnami have packed up over 120 applications, including the likes of WordPress, Drupal, Redis, MongoDB, Gitlab and Django, as well as infrastructure stacks for Ruby, LAMP apps, Puppet and others.

As Google argues, setting up a VM-based solution often means you have to spend quite a bit of time configuring the different components of your service. Using Cloud Launcher, developers simply pick the application or service they want to run and everything is up and running after a few clicks.

“Developers should spend most of their time on design and writing code,” Google product manager Varun Talwar writes in today’s announcement. “Time spent finding and deploying libraries, fixing dependencies, resolving versioning issues and configuring tooling is time…

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Chris Saunders

I am a Sr. Cloud Solutions Architect for Red Hat.

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