GCP Stackdriver Topology

Google announced many things at Google Cloud NEXT 18 this year; one newly accounted tool I found particularly intriguing was Stackdriver Toplogy. Stackdriver Topology generates graphs showing traffic between resources based on the resources within a project and no additional configuration. Its particularly useful in diagnostic and infrastructure verification exercises. Take the following image that shows 3 business regions, a global load balancer (middle), and compute regions. The interactive map allows a user to select a particular business region (in this case APAC) and verify that the traffic routing from that region routes to the closest compute region.
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