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Kasna is proud to lead the way in the Google enablement for organisations large and small in Melbourne and across Australia. We also enjoy sharing our experience with others so that they can also harness the power of Google.

Please read our blog post below or download some of our whitepapers.

September 28, 2020 in Blog

Securing a Redis Server in Kubernetes

Wenjing Yan, Cloud Engineer at Kasna 7 Minute Read Redis is an open-source, in-memory data structure store or a key-value store used as a database, cache, and message broker. It…
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August 5, 2020 in Blog

Google Cloud Data Fusion comparison with existing solutions

Written by Bruno Liberal de Araújo, Data Engineer at Kasna I’ve always enjoyed seeing tools that make tasks easier. Tools that bring more non-technical users close to specific areas like…
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July 22, 2020 in Blog

Alright Node Pools, Which One of You is Dave?

Terraform’s create_before_destroy, random_id and keepers Zoe Higgins12 Minute Read I recently found myself in a bit of a pickle when managing GKE node pools. I was tasked with minimising node…
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July 11, 2020 in Blog

Masking Personally Identifiable Information with Salt using Cloud Data Fusion

Written by Bruno Araujo at Kasna   The first time I heard about Cloud Data Fusion (CDF) I thought of it as a good tool that would have helped me…
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February 24, 2020 in Blog

Transitioning to the world of Google Cloud

By Anupam Phoghat   Over the last decade, technology has evolved exponentially. Unlike the ‘old days’ (I mean the time before 2010) when a particular technology  would remain at its…
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February 17, 2020 in News

Kasna achieves Google Cloud Machine Learning Specialisation, recognising customer success

Tuesday 18 February 2020 – Google Cloud specialist, Kasna, has achieved the Machine Learning specialisation as part of the Google Cloud Partner Advantage program, recognising outstanding success in applying machine…
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October 28, 2019 in Blog

Understanding the absence of women as DevOps and cloud engineers

Understanding the Absence of Women as DevOps and Cloud Engineers By Zoe Higgins Before I start - yes, I know. We all know that there are not very many women…
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October 15, 2019 in Blog

Running gaming platforms at scale in Kubernetes

Kasna cloud engineer Sai Maduri elaborates on a kube demo running Agones and OpenMatch that he built for the Google Cloud Summit Sydney. As we all embrace Kubernetes for its…
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April 30, 2019 in Events

Ok Google, what’s Next?

Simon Poulton, CEO, Kasna A few weeks ago the Kasna team journeyed to the hills of San Francisco for Google Cloud Next ‘19. We’ve got some detailed blogs in the…
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February 13, 2019 in News

How can your business be better in the Cloud?

Kasna is excited to be hosting an event in partnership with Google Cloud on Thursday 21 February. This exclusive event is a unique opportunity to hear from Google Cloud and…
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February 3, 2019 in Blog

How Cloud Is Changing Your Business… Again.

Cloud Computing was such a seismic shift to the technology industry that trying to discuss it as a single concept is like trying to nail down condensed water vapor. What…
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November 30, 2018 in Blog

Internet of Things – a practical example

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term used to cover a wide variety of scenarios where the ability to connect otherwise unrelated items into a single solution via the…
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November 29, 2018 in Blog

Introduction to Linear Regression with BigQuery ML

Recently, Google announced the release of BigQuery ML, a service for building machine learning models using data stored in BigQuery. BigQuery is a serverless data warehouse designed for speed and…
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November 28, 2018 in Blog


Welcome to the first Kasna blog post.  The intent of this blog is to help you understand the Google world, whether you are looking to take your first step with…
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A Guide to open application development

Today, information pervades every interaction – and companies are grappling with how to extract business value from growing volumes of data. This need is driving faster software development cycles in which IT is expected to deliver new functionality continuously. Cloud computing makes this possible: it brings on-demand scalability and efficiency to computing, allowing companies to consume both software and infrastructure flexibly based on need.

To meet ever-rising user expectations, software developers can deploy changes through the cloud to users anywhere in the world, instantaneously, from their laptops. Given this new reality, it’s no surprise that total spending on cloud services is expected to exceed $300 billion by 2020.


Five different perspectives on using Google tech in business

Bringing Google inside your business means different things to different people.  This whitepaper examines the potential transition to Google from five different perspectives.  Download the whitepaper to better understand how it might impact on different roles in your business, including a CEO/CFO, CIO/COO, CTO, Head of Development, and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).