There's much excitement about cloud technology and digital transformation, but often many unanswered questions.
This course is part of the Google Cloud Digital Leader Training Professional Certificate
Digital Transformation with Google Cloud
About this Course
Audience must be knowledgeable about their own business products or services and industry.
No prior technical knowledge is required.
What you will learn
Explain why and how the cloud revolutionizes businesses.
Explain general cloud concepts.
Discuss the benefits and tradeoffs of using Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS).
Audience must be knowledgeable about their own business products or services and industry.
No prior technical knowledge is required.
We help millions of organizations empower their employees, serve their customers, and build what’s next for their businesses with innovative technology created in—and for—the cloud. Our products are engineered for security, reliability, and scalability, running the full stack from infrastructure to applications to devices and hardware. Our teams are dedicated to helping customers apply our technologies to create success.
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
In this introduction, you'll explore the course goals and preview each section.
Why Cloud Technology is Transforming Business
This section of the course introduces key terms related to the cloud and digital transformation, the benefits of cloud technology, the differences between on-premises infrastructure, public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, and multicloud, and the drivers and challenges that lead organizations to undergo a digital transformation.
Fundamental Cloud Concepts
To understand the impact that the cloud can have on a business, it’s important to become familiar with fundamental cloud concepts. In this section of the course, you'll differentiate between a solution and a product, compare CapEx and OpEx, explore infrastructure options, and define network terminology.
Cloud Computing Models and Shared Responsibility
When moving to the cloud, you must decide the type of cloud computing service model most relevant for your needs. In this section of the course, you'll explore three of those options: IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. You'll also learn about the cloud shared responsibility model, and identify which responsibilities belong to the cloud provider and the customer.
The course closes with a summary of the key points covered in each section and next steps to continue learning.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION WITH GOOGLE CLOUD
This is a very interesting course,I learn a lot of things from here....I am looking forward to more of this type of courses
Experienced developer will be a bit bored, but a person completely new to cloud will gain a lot from the course.
very well articulated course that gives a quick insight into cloud and how google cloud helps organizations scale up
This is a good introduction for beginners or for anyone interested in setting the stage before progressing to more advanced modules.
About the Google Cloud Digital Leader Training Professional Certificate
The Cloud Digital Leader training consists of a course series designed to give you foundational knowledge about cloud technology and data. This training also offers an overview of Google Cloud products and services that enable organizations’ digital transformation. This training will empower you and your team(s) to contribute to cloud-related business initiatives across your organization.
This training builds knowledge in these areas: General cloud knowledge General Google Cloud knowledge Google Cloud products and services Digital transformation, data, and AI/ML Modernizing company IT infrastructure and applications
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