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  1. Add a Complex Networks and Social Analysis Service

    Add a Complex Networks and Social Analysis Service - so its is possible to visualize huge network graphs, support for partition queries, and to combine that with geometric deep learning, bayesian analysis, random forests, and markov models (MCMC)

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  2. Add a QA Service

    Add a QA service - that allows for question/answer permutations and retrieval on search and query as thought vectors on data

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  3. Add a NLG Service

    Add a NLG service - this service should allow for someone to type a natural language query that goes beyond static sql but allows for inference at the query plan and get back a context-specific result either in form of a table output or a report. Point here is to avoid having to use sql to query the database but instead to use english sentence as a means of query.

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  4. Add a Performant Transcoder and Compression Service

    Add a Performant Transcoder and Compression Service - that could could be used to transcode videos, images, graphics, audio in streaming mode with existing gcp services. Additionally, provide a compression service that could allow for conversion between various file and data formats - anything2triple, avro2json, rdf2jsonld, avro2jsonld, cvs2json, doc2pdf, jpeg2png etc

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  5. Add a Commonsense Reasoning Service

    Add a Commonsense Reasoning Service - that could connect to google knowledge graph, graph store, and support event calculus for analogical reasoning over data

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  6. Add a Distributional Semantics Service

    Add a Distributional Semantics Service - to support word embeddings, their derivatives and the like, which could be used for topic modelling, seo optimizations and the like....e.g topic2vec, sense2vec, concept2vec, phrase2vec, doc2vec, word2vec, glove, lda2vec, etc

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  7. Add a Search Service

    Add a Search Service - similar to AWS Elasticsearch and Cloudsearch that can have a logging/indexing with cloud storage and connect to graph store

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  8. Add a Graph Database

    Add a Graph Database - Tinkerpop and W3C/SPARQL compliant as an alternative to: Stardog, Janusgraph, Neptune. Must support sharding and use of cloud storage for backups.

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  9. Prepay for use on Google Cloud

    One of the fears everyone has is that we'll start learning on GCP and we'll get a bill for $700,000 at home when a bad line of code spawns up 2million nodes on earth and mars.

    I'd like to buy $500 increments in Google Cloud Credits. Then when i hit that limit, you cut me off. This allows to learn safely.

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  10. Improve Cloud VPN to support on premises gateway behind nat

    Currently it is not possible to connect a Cloud VPN gateway to an on-premises VPN gateway behind a NAT (https://cloud.google.com/vpn/docs/resources/troubleshooting#gateways_behind_nat).
    This is particularly problematic as changing the network topology or changing the HW cannot simply be done on-premises.
    I suggest to support this particular setup to avoid to create a VM with strongswan or similar.
    It's easier to setup, maintain and configure.
    Thanks!

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  11. CloudCDN to allow external origin outside of GCP

    CloudCDN to allow external origin outside of GCP. Currently the only options are GCS or Managed Instance Group

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  12. UPDATE, INSERT, and DELETE support for Spanner

    Community support already exists in the form of a JDBC driver for translating UPDATE, INSERT, and DELETE statements to spanner read-write transactions. However, that doesn't help for those of us writing in Go or NodeJS.

    First-class support for UPDATE, INSERT, and DELETE statements on the server level would make spanner much easier to program against, and allow the use of more tooling and libraries which can help generate these kinds of statements.

    In addition, support for RETURNING would make client programming of partial updates more easy, instead of requiring that we read, write, apply partial diff to the read object,…

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  13. Add atomic increment/decrement operations to Spanner

    (There should be a separate section of this forum for Spanner)

    I'd like Spanner to offer a simple API for atomically incrementing or decrementing a counter. Currently, we have to read a record, increment and write back. Compared to regular SQL `SET x = x + 1`, or DynamoDB which offers an increment operation, this is much more programmer overhead.

    Plus, it allows race conditions where multiple writers are incrementing a column, even given Spanner's external strong consistency, if both read the same value before one writes back an incremented amount. This makes it hard to keep denormalised counts accurate…

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  14. Show Pub-Sub messages on google console.

    Currently it shows Topics and Subscriptions but not the actual messages.

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  15. Return cluster uid in kubernetes clusters.list get api

    Currently when I query for list of available kube clusters there is no id being returned to identify the cluster

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  16. installing stackdriver agent automatically to all existing instances

    is it possible to install software to all instances using google rest api without restarting it

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  17. Allow minimum RAM for an instance to be lower < 0.9GB * numcores

    It would be nice to specify a RAM quantity which is less than the absolute lowest constraint of 0.9GB times the number of cores.

    Right now, the relationships possible are

    1core, 1GB RAM
    2core, 1.8GB RAM
    4core, 3.6GB RAM

    What would be better for my application is

    2core, 1.6GB RAM
    4core, 3.2GB RAM

    Since I don't need the extra RAM and this fits my use case better.

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  18. Include Pakistan in CDN location

    Include Pakistan in CDN location. We can help you in implementation

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  19. In cloud endpoint, you can provide option to trigger cloud function

    in aws api gateway there is an option to trigger lamda function by api gateway endpoint.
    You can provide a similar option in cloud endpoint also

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  20. Allow configurable time for shutdown script

    According to https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/shutdownscript#time_period the shutdown script has a limited time period to run, and running it on a best effort basis. This causes issues when we want to ensure that a shutdown script runs, and completes its cleanup task. An example would be flushing in-memory cached data to a backend store, failing which would lead to a corrupted datastore. We have actually faced this in production. If there are other options available please let me know.

    Also, changing the behaviour of the software (flush more often) is not possible in our case.

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