Architecting with Google Compute Engine


3 Days


Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

This course will familiarize you with Google Cloud's flexible infrastructure and platform services, with a specific focus on Compute Engine. This course uses a combination of lectures, demos, and hands-on labs to explore and deploy solution elements, including infrastructure components like networks, systems, and application services. You'll also learn how to deploy practical solutions such as hybrid networking, customer-supplied encryption keys, security and access management, quotas and billing, and resource monitoring.

Course Objectives

  • Configure VPC networks and virtual machines
  • Administer Identity and Access Management for resources
  • Implement data storage services in Google Cloud
  • Manage and examine billing of Google Cloud resources
  • Monitor resources using Google Cloud services
  • Connect your infrastructure to Google Cloud
  • Configure load balancers and autoscaling for VM instances
  • Automate the deployment of Google Cloud infrastructure services
  • Leverage managed services in Google Cloud
  • Who Should Attend?

  • Cloud Solutions Architects, DevOps Engineers
  • Individuals using Google Cloud to create new solutions or to integrate existing systems, application environments, and infrastructure, with a focus on Compute Engine
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    Course Prerequisites

  • Have completed Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure (GCF-CI) or have equivalent experience
  • Have basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments
  • Have systems operations experience, including deploying and managing applications, either on-premises or in a public cloud environment
  • Agenda

    1 - Introduction to Google Cloud

    • List the different ways of interacting with Google Cloud
    • Use the Cloud Console and Cloud Shell
    • Create Cloud Storage buckets
    • Use the Google Cloud Marketplace to deploy solutions

    2 - Virtual Networks

    • List the VPC objects in Google Cloud
    • Differentiate between the different types of VPC networks
    • Implement VPC networks and firewall rules
    • Implement Private Google Access and Cloud NAT

    3 - Virtual Machines

    • Recall the CPU and memory options for virtual machines
    • Describe the disk options for virtual machines
    • Explain VM pricing and discounts
    • Use Compute Engine to create and customize VM instances

    4 - Identity and Access Management (IAM)

    • Describe the IAM resource hierarchy
    • Explain the different types of IAM roles
    • Recall the different types of IAM members
    • Implement access control for resources using IAM

    5 - Storage and Database Services

    • Differentiate between Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Spanner, Firestore and Cloud Bigtable
    • Choose a data storage service based on your requirements
    • Implement data storage services

    6 - Resource Management

    • Describe the cloud resource manager hierarchy
    • Recognize how quotas protect Google Cloud customers
    • Use labels to organize resources
    • Explain the behavior of budget alerts in Google Cloud
    • Examine billing data with BigQuery

    7 - Resource Monitoring

    • Describe the services for monitoring, logging, error reporting, tracing, and debugging
    • Create charts, alerts, and uptime checks for resources with Cloud Monitoring
    • Use Cloud Debugger to identify and fix errors

    8 - Interconnecting Networks

    • Recall the Google Cloud interconnect and peering services available to connect your infrastructure to Google Cloud
    • Determine which Google Cloud interconnect or peering service to use in specific circumstances
    • Create and configure VPN gateways
    • Recall when to use Shared VPC and when to use VPC Network Peering

    9 - Load Balancing and Autoscaling

    • Recall the various load balancing services
    • Determine which Google Cloud load balancer to use in specific circumstances
    • Describe autoscaling behavior
    • Configure load balancers and autoscaling

    10 - Infrastructure Automation

    • Automate the deployment of Google Cloud services using Terraform
    • Outline the Google Cloud Marketplace

    11 - Managed Services

    • Describe the managed services for data processing in Google Cloud

    Upcoming Class Dates and Times

    Jul 10, 11, 12
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    Aug 7, 8, 9
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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