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About the Course

This accelerated on-demand course introduces participants to the comprehensive and flexible infrastructure and platform services provided by Google Cloud with a focus on Compute Engine. Through a combination of video lectures, demos, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy solution elements, including infrastructure components such as networks, virtual machines and applications services. You will learn how to use the Google Cloud through the console and Cloud Shell. You'll also learn about the role of a cloud architect, approaches to infrastructure design, and virtual networking configuration with Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Projects, Networks, Subnetworks, IP addresses, Routes, and Firewall rules. Prerequisites: To get the most out of this course, participants should: Have completed Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure 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. >>> By enrolling in this course you agree to the Qwiklabs Terms of Service as set out in the FAQ and located at: <<<...

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Apr 2, 2021

This is an excellent training course with great labs, allowing in depth hands-on to the real Google Cloud platform. This alone allows for a better understanding of what's Google Cloud Infrastructure.


Sep 5, 2020

Thanks to Google and its team for producing such a wonderful training content. It was a breeze to know about GCP and core services even for a guy like me how has not been hands-on for over 20 years.

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By Michelle B

Feb 4, 2020

Great but lab a bit tricky

By Edward P

Aug 13, 2019

Kind of slow and redundant

By amar g

Jun 1, 2019

Need to add some more labs

By Ralf K

Dec 19, 2020

Good course. Good labs.

By Nour S F

Feb 27, 2019

way too basic

By Periasamy S

Jan 12, 2019

Good Course

By Max S

Nov 20, 2019

very basic

By Rodrigo M

Apr 6, 2020

Very good

By A D J

Feb 6, 2020

V Good

By Stephen H

Feb 7, 2018

The information in the course was great, the expertise by the instructors was very good. The labs were good also. What was really jarring was the amount of short (less than 60 seconds to 2 minutes) videos. You watch something for 20 seconds, then there's a 10 second pause for the next one queues up, then it buffers and starts. This process takes almost as long as at the videos. If they merged some of those together, the course would flow much more smoothly and be a lot more enjoyable. Also the first course in the specialization had us set up a private free-tier on GCP. This one used qwiklabs. The free tier is faster and easier to use. But the qwiklabs is a really nice feature. I just wish the specialization would pick one or the other.

By Majid M

Oct 20, 2017

Have never found any course as obscure as this one. There are no lecture slides to download, the videos are too short. All the labs get locked the minute you pass the final quiz and most of the time the instructor is just reading over some bullet points.

By Rohith

Apr 20, 2020

Brian Rice's lessons in the introduction course were way more interactive. Even though the lab sessions are good videos content is boring and not clearly understandable

By Harry T

Jan 17, 2018

The course are lack of consistency for these short videos. The slides are not shared, which makes it hard to review and prepare for the exam after finishing the course

By Aldo R

Jan 26, 2021

Faltan PDF con las presentaciones, eso ayuda mucho a los que no hablamos ingles

By Marko V

Dec 21, 2018

Unlike previous course the presenters sounded less like robots in this course.

By P B

Mar 14, 2019

Content is good, however the grades for labs are updated from qwik labs.

By Sebastian S

Apr 18, 2021

I think this needs more quiz questions in between video contents

By Аксенов А С

Apr 1, 2022

l​ack of knowledge

By Grzegorz K

Apr 9, 2019

Not the best one