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About the Course

This 2-week accelerated on-demand course introduces participants to the Big Data and Machine Learning capabilities of Google Cloud Platform (GCP). It provides a quick overview of the Google Cloud Platform and a deeper dive of the data processing capabilities. At the end of this course, participants will be able to: • Identify the purpose and value of the key Big Data and Machine Learning products in the Google Cloud Platform • Use CloudSQL and Cloud Dataproc to migrate existing MySQL and Hadoop/Pig/Spark/Hive workloads to Google Cloud Platform • Employ BigQuery and Cloud Datalab to carry out interactive data analysis • Choose between Cloud SQL, BigTable and Datastore • Train and use a neural network using TensorFlow • Choose between different data processing products on the Google Cloud Platform Before enrolling in this course, participants should have roughly one (1) year of experience with one or more of the following: • A common query language such as SQL • Extract, transform, load activities • Data modeling • Machine learning and/or statistics • Programming in Python Google Account Notes: • Google services are currently unavailable in China....

Top reviews


Mar 03, 2019

Overall a good curated course to help understand the GCP offerings and high level architecture of how their offerings fit in the current landscape. Easy to follow along as this was fundamental course.


Sep 24, 2019

This course really helped me in understanding exactly 'How the Big data and Machine learning can be used in Cloud' and 'The ease to use it'. Thank you for summing all the fundamentals in this course.

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By Andrew

Jul 09, 2017

It was a good course. It was much more efficient and just as understandable to run the videos at 1.5 speed.

By Juan M V G

May 05, 2020

For me was a perfect blend between theory and hands-on experience to get in into GCP and BIgData concepts.

By Cheikh B

Nov 12, 2019

Je recommande vivement ce cour il très bien conçu et les labs permettent de mettre en pratique les acquis.

By Rob S

Aug 30, 2017

Fantastic high level overview of elastic, pay as you use technologies in google for working with your data

By Kevin P

Sep 16, 2020

Very good mix of high level introduction, but supported by hands on labs to reinforce classroom learning.


Jun 21, 2020

Very good intro to anyone starting in the data team of a company who is using GCP as their cloud provider

By Peter N

May 16, 2020

really enjoyed it, the labs were great - wish there was a bit more hands on and technical problem solving

By AnalyticBridge

Mar 04, 2018

guess would Like to see better navigation and separate out the labs and slides in different tab . Thanks

By Minghao N

May 05, 2017

Brief and complete tour of GCP Big Data and ML products, really helpful to figure out what to learn next!

By Ksenia F

Aug 27, 2018

cool, but please review your scoring mechanism and labs content to reduce repeating same tasks over labs

By Paul M K

Feb 10, 2018

GCP is just awesome. "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic" ~ Amy Marash

By Nick J

Apr 23, 2020

Brilliant introduction to Big Data and Machine Learning Fundamentals. Curious to get to the next stage.

By Sergio G

Sep 26, 2019

Very interesting. Surprised of the capabilities of GCP - willing to learn more on many of these topics.

By Rennan G S C

Jun 23, 2019

Ótimo curso para iniciar na área de Data Science. Vídeoaulas bem didáticas e com laboratórios práticos.

By Amanpreet S

Apr 24, 2020

Great overview and hands on practices of the topics like Big query, Data proc, AutoML etc. Loved it...

By Peter E

Oct 19, 2019

My first course on Coursera. Fantastic training experience on the stunning GCP platform. Will do more!

By Andrés E

Jun 15, 2020

Very interesting as an introduction to ML through GCP fundamentals, no programming experience needed.

By Chetan C

May 20, 2020

This was very fascinating and intuitive course to give taste of GCP services in the space of big data

By Mohamed E

Apr 26, 2020

This introduction to big Data and ML using BigQuery, DataProc and other services is very interesting.

By Hari T

Dec 24, 2019

The course clearly explains about the all the concepts that are provided by GCP and very good handson

By Manabu K

Jun 18, 2019

This is so valuable contents so that we can learn various services about data like BigQuery, AutoML.

By Suraj M

May 17, 2019

It was very interesting to take this course, very easily taught got a feel of how GCP woud be to use.

By Robert G

Dec 02, 2018

Concise and clear introduction to Google Cloud Platform. Looking forward to the rest of the courses.

By Quintijn v K

Sep 04, 2018

Really nice and challenging course, too bad some labs did not work properly with counting the points.

By Rohan M

May 14, 2020

Instructors are just great at teaching and love how easy it is for students to navigate through GCP.