“We recognize that other chains are gaining momentum, some of which we also plan on supporting in the future”Through a blog post google shared that a number of security measures like Google's Cloud Armor are also included in the Blockchain Node Engine, which is intended to prevent denial-of-service (DDoS) assaults that spam networks and shut them down According to the company, its nodes will also be protected by a VPC firewall, which enables customers to choose the specific rights they need. Additionally, customers will have the option to select the geographic location of their nodes. Nodes run the code for crypto networks, are a fundamental component of Web3, and are necessary for the smooth operation of networks like Ethereum. A network can become more decentralized, scalable, and safe as it grows in nodes. While explaining how the node engine can help in preventing outages James Tromans, said in a mail that there are "a lot of various reasons" why outages occur. He further continued that “The more providers who offer high-quality node infrastructure, like that of Google Cloud, the more resilience we have in place and the less likely it is that end users will experience disruption”.
Google Launched Cloud-Based Blockchain Node Engine
This Thursday Google announced the launch of their cloud-based node engine service for Ethereum developers and projects. Google's product, formally known as Blockchain Node Engine, is a "fully managed service," which means clients won't need to employ separate teams to operate or keep an eye on their nodes. Instead, the company says that they will "actively monitor the nodes and restart them if anything goes wrong. At the moment the node engine will be supporting Ethereum only but the company is planning to expand that in the future. Crypto firms and Web3 service providers can use the Blockchain Node Engine offering, which is a "fully managed node-hosting service." On this James Thomas, Google’s Director of Cloud Web3 said