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Fix “Source url of disk is missing” when attaching disk to instance in GCP using Python

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I would like to briefly elaborate on an error I ran into, which is due to limited documentation on the Google Cloud Platform API. With this article, I hope to save you the time and effort to find the solution. I’ve been following an infrastructure-as-code approach to deploying GCP resources… 

How to deploy a scraping script and Selenium in Google Cloud Run

In this blog post, you’ll learn how you can run scraping jobs using Selenium from Google Cloud Run, a fully managed solution that eliminates the burden of configuring and managing a Kubernetes cluster. It simplifies your production pipeline and fully automates your scraping process. Take notice, I’m not an expert… 

Solve “invalid table reference” when streaming into BigQuery

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Recently I decided to start streaming clickstream data (from this blog, indeed) into BigQuery using the insertAll method. It is a relatively cheap solution that requires almost no technical configuration. Until I bumped into an error. Let’s tackle it in this blog post. The error I encountered is: “google.api_core.exceptions.BadRequest: 400… 

Solving “Permission ‘cloudfunctions.functions.get’ denied on resource”

Your first steps in setting up Cloud Build for deploying Google Cloud Functions but running into yet another error? You’re not alone. With this blog post, I hope to put you on your way again. Have you run into the following error? “Permission ‘cloudfunctions.functions.get’ denied on resource […]” Here’s what’s… 

Solved: “The caller does not have permission” – Using the API with a private Google Spreadsheet

Ahh, user rights. The cause and solution to all of life’s identification problems. In this blog post I explain how you can access (private) google spreadsheets using the Python gspread library. Before you get started: make sure you have administrator rights to the spreadsheets you are trying to work with.…