This course uses lectures and labs to give you an overview of Google Cloud products and services. You learn about the value of Google Cloud and how to incorporate cloud-based solutions into your business strategies.
Who should attend
- 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
This course is part of the following Certifications:
Familiarity with application development, systems operations, Linux operating systems, and data analytics or machine learning is helpful in understanding the technologies covered.
- Identify the purpose and value of Google Cloud products and services.
- Interact with Google Cloud services.
- Choose among and use application deployment environments on Google Cloud: App Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, and Compute Engine.
- Choose among and use Google Cloud’s storage options: Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Bigtable, and Firestore.
Outline: Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure (GCF-CI)
Module 01: Introducing Google Cloud
- An overview of cloud computing
- IaaS and PaaS
- The Google Cloud network
- Environmental impact
- Open APIs and open source
- Identify the benefits of Google Cloud.
- Define the components of Google network infrastructure, including points of presence, data centers, regions, and zones.
- Identify the difference between Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).
Module 02: Resources and Access in the Cloud
- Google Cloud resource hierarchy
- IAM roles
- Service accounts
- Cloud Identity
- Interacting with Google Cloud
- Identify the purpose of projects on Google Cloud.
- Define the purpose of and use cases for IAM.
- List the methods of interaction with Google Cloud.
- Use Cloud Marketplace to interact with Google Cloud.
Module 03: Virtual Machines and Networks in the Cloud
- Virtual Private Cloud networking
- Compute Engine
- Scaling virtual machines
- Important VPC compatibilities
- Cloud Load Balancing
- Cloud DNS
- Cloud CDN
- Connecting networks to Google VPC
- Identify the purpose of and use cases for Google Compute Engine.
- Explore the basics of networking in Google Cloud.
- Deploy a basic infrastructure to Google Cloud.
Module 04: Storage in the Cloud
- Cloud Storage
- Cloud SQL
- Cloud Spanner
- Cloud Bigtable
- Comparing storage options
- Identify the purpose of and use cases for Cloud Storage.
- Distinguish between Google Cloud's storage options.
- Deploy an application that uses Cloud SQL and Cloud Storage.
Module 05: Containers in the Cloud
- Introduction to containers
- Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine
- Hybrid and multi-cloud
- Define the concept of a container and identify uses for containers.
- Identify the purpose of and use cases for Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine.
- Identify the purpose of hybrid and multi-cloud computing with Anthos.
- Use Google Kubernetes Engine to provision a Kubernetes cluster.
Module 06: Applications in the Cloud
- App Engine
- Google Cloud API management tools
- Cloud Run
- Identify the purpose of and use cases for App Engine
- Contrast the App Engine Standard environment with the App Engine flexible environment.
- Identify the purpose of and use cases for Google Cloud API management tools.
- Identify the purpose and use cases for Cloud Run.
- Deploy a containerized application on Cloud Run.
Module 07: Developing and Deploying in the Cloud
- Development in the cloud
- Deployment: Infrastructure as code
- Describe how Cloud Source Repositories and Cloud Functions can support application development on Google Cloud.
- Explain how template-based creation and management of resources use a template to produce efficient app deployment and management.
- Use Terraform to automate the deployment of infrastructure.
Module 08: Logging and Monitoring in the Cloud
- SLIs, SLOs, and SLAs
- Integrated monitoring, logging, alerting, and debugging
- Define SLIs, SLOs, and SLAs.
- Identify the purpose of integrated monitoring, alerting, and debugging.
Module 09: Course Summary
- Summary and review
- What's next?
Objectives: Review the learning concepts and throughout the course.