Getting Started with FinOps on Google Cloud Course - NonTech (GSFO-NT)

 

Course Overview

This course is a hands-on learning experience designed to provide an actionable set of steps to help your organizations implement a Cloud Financial Operations (FinOps) strategy to maximize your cloud investment with Google Cloud. This course is suitable for Finance and/or IT related roles responsible for optimizing organization's cloud cost.

Prerequisites

Completion of the Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure (GCF-CI) course or equivalent experience with Google Cloud.

Course Objectives

  • Describe Cloud FinOps
  • Apply FinOps Cultural Principles
  • Explain the Cloud FinOps Framework
  • Manage and implement Cloud cost processes
  • Monitor spend and build Cloud cost reports
  • Create Forecasts in Google Cloud

Outline: Getting Started with FinOps on Google Cloud Course - NonTech (GSFO-NT)

Module 1 - Cloud FinOps Overview

  • Challenges in cloud
  • What is Cloud FinOps
  • Why does FinOps Matter
  • Building blocks of FinOps
  • Capabilities framework
  • Cultural principles
  • Building a Cloud FinOps team
  • Measuring success
  • The road ahead

Module 2 - Cost Management on Google Cloud

  • Understanding Google Cloud Costs
  • Cost Management Tools
  • Resource Management

Activities:

  • Quiz 1
  • Lab - Understanding and Analyzing your Costs with Google Cloud
  • Quiz 2
  • Lab 2 - Visualizing Billing Data with Looker Studio
  • Optional Lab - Looker Data Explorer

Module 3 - Cost Optimization on Google Cloud

  • Understanding Value vs. Cost
  • Lifecycle of Cost Optimization
  • Achieving Cost Optimization on Google Cloud

Activities:

  • Quiz 3
  • Lab - Fundamentals of Cloud Logging
  • Quiz 4 - Knowledge Reinforcement

Module 4 - Cost Optimization Best Practices for BigQuery

  • Primer on BigQuery
  • Optimizing Querying
  • Optimizing Storage

Activities: Demo - Optimizing your Google Cloud Spend with BigQuery and Looker Lab: Analyzing Billing Data with BigQuery

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration
2 days

Price
  • Online Training: CAD 1,975
  • Online Training: US$ 1,495

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