Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

This one-day instructor-led class provides an overview of Google Cloud Platform products and services. Through a combination of presentations and hands-on labs, participants learn the value of Google Cloud Platform and how to incorporate cloud-based solutions into business strategies.

Objective

  • Identify the purpose and value of each of the Google Cloud Platform products and services
  • Interact with Google Cloud Platform services
  • Describe ways in which customers have used Google Cloud Platform
  • Choose among and use application deployment environments on Google Cloud Platform: Google App Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, and Google Compute Engine
  • Choose among and use Google Cloud Platform storage options: Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SQL, Google Cloud Bigtable, and Google Cloud Datastore
  • Make basic use of BigQuery, Google’s managed data warehouse for analytics
  • Make basic use of Cloud Deployment Manager, Google’s tool for creating and managing cloud resources through templates
  • Make basic use of Google Stackdriver, Google’s monitoring, logging, and diagnostics system

Audience

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

Prerequisites

Familiarity with Linux command line, web servers, and text editors.

Course Outline

  • 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 Googlue 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: Virtual Machines and Networks in the Cloud
    • Identify the purpose of and use cases for Google Compute Engines
    • Understand the various Google Cloud Platform networking and operational
      tools and services.
    • Lab: Compute Engine
  •  Module 4: Storage in the Cloud
    •  Understand the purpose of and use cases for Google Cloud Storage, Google
      Cloud SQL, Google Cloud Bigtable, and Google Cloud Datastore.
    •  Learn how to choose between the various storage options on Google Cloud
      Platform.
    • Lab: Cloud Storage and Cloud SQL
  •  Module 5: Containers in the Cloud
    •  Define the concept of a container and identify uses for containers.
    •  Identify the purpose of and use cases for Google Kubernetes Engine and
      Kubernetes.
    • Lab: Kubernetes Engine
  •  Module 6: Applications in the Cloud
    • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Google App Engine.
    •  Contrast the App Engine Standard environment with the App Engine Flexible
      Environment.
    • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Google Cloud Endpoints.
    •  Lab: App Engine
  •  Module 7: Developing, Deploying, and Monitoring in the Cloud
    • Understand options for software developers to host their source code.
    • Understand the purpose of template-based creation and management of
      resources.
    • Understand the purpose of integrated monitoring, alerting, and debugging.
    • Lab: Deployment Manager and Stackdriver
  •  Module 8: Big Data and Machine Learning in the Cloud
    •  Understand the purpose of and use cases for the products and services in the Google Cloud big data and machine learning platforms.
    • Lab: BigQuery
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