Now that we have explored a few interesting cloud-native services from Google Cloud, let's dive into the next topic of actually building some cloud-native application architectures and the best practices around those.
Similar to the approach we took in our previous chapters around AWS and MS Azure, we will look at creating a serverless microservice using a few Google Cloud services. In fact, before we even dive in there, it's interesting to note the way Google defines its serverless services portfolio, which can be seen in the following diagram, wherein even some early services including App Engine are included, apart from the latest ones that include Cloud Functions and the Cloud Machine Learning Engine. For more details, please refer to the whitepapers and content on the Google Cloud portal:
Image source – https://cloud.google.com/serverless/whitepaper/
As for the actual application, we will again use the same sample of building...