How to reduce the size of a Windows persistent disk in GCP
How to reduce the size of a Windows persistent disk in GCP

Introduction and Important Notes

Before I go into the details on this, I just want to provide some context and back story into this.

I will also list the references that I used at the end of this article to make sure you get to the source of this if you want to do that.

Also there are few important notes I think they worth to be mentioned so I’ll list them in this section as well.

My Use Case and Environment

So the reason I was forced to do that was the result of a mess up that happened between our team and the sales who was handling a customer requirement.

The customer wanted to have a 1 year commitment with #Google on an E2 instance with a certain amount of CPU and memory. In addition to that they wanted to reduce the size of the PD that is … Read the rest “How to reduce the size of a Windows persistent disk in GCP”

Integrated Gmail is coming
Integrated Gmail is coming

Google has recently announced that they will be rolling out the new integrated Gmail. This is an update to #Gmail that is going to allow you to work on multiple products from the same location.

If you are familiar with Microsoft Teams, then there is a high chance you used something similar to what’s coming. This is however a much more integrated experience that what it is on Microsoft Teams.

Based on the announcement, the release schedule is as follows:

  • If you are on the rapid release schedule, then you will see the change any time within 15 days starting from 12th of August.
  • If you are on the scheduled release, then you will have to wait until 1st September 🙁

So while you wait (or explore if you already got it enabled for you), I have collected a few resources that will help you get around this new thing:… Read the rest “Integrated Gmail is coming”