Kevin Gibbs

Kevin Gibbs
Tech Lead & Manager, Google App Engine


Kevin Gibbs is the technical lead and manager of the Google App Engine project. Kevin joined Google in 2004. Prior to his work on Google App Engine, Kevin worked for a number of years in Google’s systems infrastructure group, where he worked on the cluster management systems that underly Google’s products and services. Kevin is also the creator of Google Suggest, the product which provides interactive search suggestions as you type on the Google homepage. Prior to joining Google, Kevin worked with the Advanced Internet Technology group at IBM, where he focused on developer tools.

Kevin holds an M.S. in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) with Distinction in Research from Stanford University, and a B.S. in Computer Science with Distinction from Stanford.


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There's a myth that clouds just run themselves. While clouds let us do more with less - and give us much, much more the moment we need it - cloud computing presents new challenges to operations teams.Instead of racking and stacking servers, you're clicking and dragging virtual machines. Operational chops are more important than ever now that platforms can grow and shrink within minutes. Read more.
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