Length
1 day

Overview

This one-day instructor-led class provides an overview of Google Cloud Platform products and services.

Through a combination of presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, participants learn the value of Google Cloud Platform and how to incorporate cloud-based solutions into business strategies.

This course is a prerequisite for several other Google courses and certifications.

On successful completion of this course, DDLS will issue you a digital badge that you can share on your social media channels and use as part of your wider applicable certification and training transcript.

Key Topics

Detailed Info
  • Introducing Google Cloud Platform
  • Compute Engine and Networking
  • Container Engine
  • Deployment and Monitoring
  • Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform
  • Cloud Platform Storage Options
  • App Engine and Cloud Datastore
  • Big Data and Machine Learning
Skills Gained
Key Topics
Target Audience
Prerequisites

Skills Gained

This course teaches participants the following skills:

  • Identify the purpose and value of Google Cloud products and services. Interact with Google Cloud services.
  • Describe ways in which customers have used Google Cloud.
  • Choose among and use application deployment environments on Google Cloud: App Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, and Compute Engine.
  • Choose among and use Google Cloud storage options: Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Bigtable, and Firestore.
  • Make basic use of BigQuery, Google’s managed data warehouse for analytics.

Key Topics

Module 1: Introducing Google Cloud Platform

  • Explain the advantages of Google Cloud Platform.
  • Define the components of Google’s network infrastructure, including: Points of presence, data centers, regions, and zones.
  • Understand the difference between Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).

Module 2: Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform

  • Identify the purpose of projects on Google Cloud Platform.
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Identity and Access Management.
  • List the methods of interacting with Google Cloud Platform.
  • Lab: Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform.

Module 3: Google Compute Engine and Networking

  • Identify the purpose of and use cases for Google Compute Engine.
  • Understand the basics of networking in Google Cloud Platform.
  • Lab: Deploying Applications Using Google Compute Engine.

Module 4: Google Cloud Platform Storage Options

  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for: Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SQL, and Google Cloud Bigtable.
  • Learn how to choose between the various storage options on Google Cloud Platform.
  • Lab: Integrating Applications with Google Cloud Storage.

Module 5: Google Container Engine

  • Define the concept of a container and identify uses for containers.
  • Identify the purpose of and use cases for Google Container Engine and Kubernetes.
  • Introduction to Hybrid and Multi-Cloud computing (Anthos).
  • Lab: Deploying Applications Using Google Container Engine.

Module 6: Google App Engine and Google Cloud Datastore

  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Google App Engine and Google Cloud Datastore.
  • Contrast the App Engine Standard environment with the App Engine Flexible environment.
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Google Cloud Endpoints.
  • Lab: Deploying Applications Using App Engine and Cloud Datastore.

Module 7: Deployment and Monitoring

  • Understand the purpose of template-based creation and management of resources.
  • Understand the purpose of integrated monitoring, alerting, and debugging.
  • Lab: Getting Started with Stackdriver and Deployment Manager.

Module 8: Big Data and Machine Learning

  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for the products and services in the Google Cloud big data and machine learning platforms.
  • Lab: Getting Started with BigQuery.

Module 9: Summary and Review

  • Summary and Review.
  • What’s Next?

Target Audience

This course is intended for the following participants:

  • Individuals planning to deploy applications and create application environments on Google Cloud.
  • Developers, systems operations professionals, and solution architects getting started with Google Cloud.
  • Executives and business decision makers evaluating the potential of Google Cloud to address their business needs.

Prerequisites

Familiarity with application development, systems operations, Linux operating systems, and data analytics/machine learning is helpful in understanding the technologies covered.

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