Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure


1 Day


Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

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

Course Objectives

  • Identify the purpose and value of 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
  • Who Should Attend?

  • 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.
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    Course Prerequisites

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


    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).

    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.

    3 - Virtual Machines and Networks in the Cloud

    • Identify the purpose of and use cases for Google Compute Engine.
    • Understand the various Google Cloud Platform networking and operational tools and services.
    • Lab: Compute Engine

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Upcoming Class Dates and Times

    Oct 6
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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