Google Cloud Platform

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Course Overview
Google Cloud Platform is a suite of cloud computing software provided by Google LLC that operates on the same technology that Google uses internally for its end-user products such as Google Search, Gmail, file storage, and YouTube.
Improve your GCP knowledge with our ever-expanding, continuously updated Google Cloud Platform courses. This course will expose you to key principles and terms for using the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Many of the computation and storage resources available on Google Cloud Platform are discussed and compared including Google App Engine, Google Compute Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SQL, and BigQuery. Hands-on labs demonstrate to you the fundamentals of using GCP.

Which Google Cloud certification is best for you?

Foundational Certification

The fundamental level certification validates general awareness of cloud principles and Google Cloud products, resources, software, functionality, incentives, and use cases, primarily recognizing the capabilities of Google Cloud. This certification is suitable for people in non-technical job positions who can bring value to their company by having Cloud expertise but have little or no hands-on experience with Google Cloud.

Associate certification

The associate-level certification focuses on the foundational skills of deploying, tracking, and managing Google Cloud programs. This certification is a decent place to start for someone new to the cloud and can be seen as a stepping stone to higher-level certifications.

Professional certification

Professional certifications cover a wide range of professional work functions and test advanced design, execution, and management expertise. Individuals with business expertise and familiarity with Google Cloud products and technologies are encouraged to pursue these certifications.

Course Content

Setting up a Cloud Solution Environment

• Setting up cloud projects and accounts. 

• Managing billing configuration. 

• Installing and configuring the command-line interface (CLI), specifically the Cloud SDK (e.g., setting the default project)

Planning and Configuring a Cloud Solution

• Planning and estimating GCP product use using the Pricing Calculator

• Planning and configuring compute resources. 

• Planning and configuring data storage options.

• Planning and configuring network resources.

Deploying and Implementing a Cloud Solution

• Deploying and implementing Compute Engine resources. 

• Deploying and implementing Google Kubernetes Engine resources. 

• Deploying and implementing App Engine, Cloud Run, and Cloud Functions resources

• Deploying and implementing data solutions.

• Deploying and implementing networking resources.

• Deploying a solution using Cloud Marketplace.

• Deploying application infrastructure using Cloud Deployment Manager.

Ensuring Successful Operation of a Cloud Solution

• Managing Compute Engine resources.   

Our courses provide you with hands-on experience with technologies to help you learn faster and retain more content, and our engaging instructors make it easy to stay inspired and motivated.

Duration: 32 Hours

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