In this course, "Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine: Foundations," you get a review of the layout and principles of Google Cloud, followed by an introduction to creating and managing software containers and an introduction to the architecture of Kubernetes.
Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine: Foundations
About this Course
What you will learn
Understand the difference among Google Cloud compute platforms
Understand the components and architecture of Kubernetes
Store container images in Container Registry
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
In this module, you'll become familiar with the structure and layout of the course.
Introduction to Google Cloud
This module helps you start off with the right framework of concepts. After a review of fundamentals cloud computing, you will learn about how Google Cloud's resources around the world are organized into regions and zones. You'll also learn how you can organize the resources you use in Google Cloud, so that you can manage them. Finally, you'll meet the tools that let you connect to Google Cloud and allocate, change, and release resources.
Introduction to Containers and Kubernetes
In this module you will learn about software containers and their benefits are for application deployment. You'll configure and build containers. You'll also learn about the functions container that management solutions like Kubernetes provide. You'll encounter the advantages of Google Kubernetes Engine compared to building your own container-management infrastructure.
In this module you’ll learn the components of a Kubernetes cluster and how they work together. You'll deploy a Kubernetes cluster using Google Kubernetes Engine and deploy Pods to a GKE cluster. You'll also view and manage several very useful kinds of Kubernetes objects.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM ARCHITECTING WITH GOOGLE KUBERNETES ENGINE: FOUNDATIONS
This Course Cover details information about GKE with other Compute Engine resources option. I found this very useful for my knowledge
Great explanation about containers, kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine architecture. Need mpre advanced details about GKE. Kudos to mentors
Insightful labs to get the student started from a learning perspective. Prepares the student to apply this knowledge when faced with real world complexities.
Generally course is OK and cover a lot of fundamental knowledge about a Kubernetes but a little about GKE. Also more practice examples should be provided for GKE.
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