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Google Compute EngineVirtual MachineNetwork ArchitectureGoogle Cloud Platform

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Suggested: 1 week of study, 7-9 hours/week...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Welcome to Cloud Infrastructure on Google Cloud Platform

Introduction to this course and the Cloud Architecture Specialization. This specialization is defined for cloud solution architects, DevOps engineers, and anyone who's interested in using GCP, to create new solutions or to integrate existing systems, application environments, and infrastructure with the Google Cloud platform....
1 video (Total 3 min), 1 reading
1 reading
How to download course resources2m
1 hour to complete

Module 1: Introduction to Google Cloud Platform Infrastructure

In this module we're going to briefly cover an overview of the Google Cloud Platform Infrastructure. Then, we're going to experiment and show you a little bit on how to get started using GCP....
10 videos (Total 21 min), 3 quizzes
10 videos
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Infrastructure3m
Using GCP2m
Lab 1: Console and Cloud Shell (Overview and Objectives)39s
Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform and Qwiklabs3m
Lab 1: Console and Cloud Shell (Review)40s
Demo: Projects7m
Lab 2: Infrastructure Preview (Overview and Objectives)33s
Lab 2: Infrastructure Preview (Review)46s
Module 1 Review31s
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz6m
2 hours to complete

Module 2: Virtual Networking

GCP uses a software defined network or STN. It's built on a global fibre infrastructure that makes GCP one of the world's largest and fastest networks. One way to view GCP is as a collection of network costed services. Thinking about resources as services rather than as hardware, will help you understand the options that are available and their behavior....
12 videos (Total 29 min), 3 quizzes
12 videos
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) VPC1m
Projects, networks, and subnetworks4m
IP addresses4m
Routes and rules6m
Billing2m
Lab 1: Virtual Networking (Overview and Objectives)1m
Lab 1: Virtual Networking (Review)38s
Common network designs4m
Lab 2: Bastion Host (Overview and Objectives)40s
Lab 2: Bastion Host (Review)38s
Module 2 Review43s
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz6m
2 hours to complete

Module 3: Virtual Machines

Virtual machine instances, or VMs, are the most common infrastructure component. They're provided by part of GCP called Compute Engine....
15 videos (Total 42 min), 3 quizzes
15 videos
Compute Engine5m
Demo: Compute Engine2m
Pricing and discounts3m
VM access and lifecycle5m
Lab 1 Creating Virtual Machines (Overview and Objectives)26s
Lab 1 Creating Virtual Machines (Review)47s
Compute options7m
Images1m
Disk options5m
Common Compute Engine actions4m
Lab 2 Working with Virtual Machines (Overview and Objectives)32s
Lab 2 Working with Virtual Machines (Review)56s
Module 3 Review54s
Essential Cloud Infrastructure: Foundation Course Outro50s
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz6m
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By RPDec 8th 2018

A good course that was steady paced and didn't overload you with too much information. The final lab had some issues and didn't seem to score correctly but was easily sorted.

By MNFeb 6th 2019

Course was fine. Some of tools aren't working. Sudo text editor in last lab would not let me exit. It made me not get full score at end as I was stuck from there on.

About Google Cloud

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....

About the Architecting with Google Cloud Platform Specialization

This specialization introduces participants to the comprehensive and flexible infrastructure and platform services provided by Google Cloud Platform. Through a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy solution elements, including infrastructure components such as networks, systems and applications services. This course also covers deploying practical solutions including securely interconnecting networks, customer-supplied encryption keys, security and access management, quotas and billing, and resource monitoring. This class is intended for the following participants: ● Cloud Solutions Architects, DevOps Engineers. ● Individuals using Google Cloud Platform to create new solutions or to integrate existing systems, application environments, and infrastructure with the Google Cloud Platform. This Specialization has updated, improved content that will help you if you are preparing for the Google Certified Professional - Cloud Architect exam as well as the Associate Cloud Engineer exam. >>> By enrolling in this specialization you agree to the Qwiklabs Terms of Service as set out in the FAQ and located at: https://qwiklabs.com/terms_of_service <<<...
Architecting with Google Cloud Platform

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