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Intermediate Level
Approx. 8 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Google Compute EngineVirtual MachineNetwork ArchitectureGoogle Cloud Platform

Learner Career Outcomes

26%

started a new career after completing these courses

26%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 8 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

20 minutes to complete

Introduction

20 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 8 min), 2 readings
1 video
2 readings
Welcome to Essential Cloud Infrastructure: Foundation10m
How to download course resources2m
1 hour to complete

Module 1: Introduction to GCP

1 hour to complete
9 videos (Total 31 min)
9 videos
Using GCP3m
Lab Intro: Console and Cloud Shell34s
Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform and Qwiklabs3m
Lab Review: Console and Cloud Shell8m
Lab Intro: Infrastructure Preview28s
Lab Review: Infrastructure Preview7m
Demo: Projects6m
Module Review27s
1 practice exercise
Module Quiz4m
3 hours to complete

Module 2: Virtual Networks

3 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 76 min)
15 videos
Virtual Private Cloud1m
Projects, networks, and subnetworks7m
Demo: Expand a Subnet3m
IP addresses1m
Demo: Internal and external IP4m
Mapping IP addresses4m
Routes and firewall rules6m
Pricing3m
Lab Intro: VPC Networking20s
Lab Review: VPC Networking22m
Common network designs3m
Lab Intro: Implement Private Google Access and Cloud NAT17s
Lab Review: Implement Private Google Access and Cloud NAT15m
Module Review40s
1 practice exercise
Module Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Module 3: Virtual Machines

3 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 80 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
16 videos
Compute Engine5m
Demo: Create a VM6m
VM access and lifecycle4m
Lab Intro: Creating virtual machines18s
Lab Review: Creating virtual machines12m
Compute options7m
Compute pricing5m
Special compute configurations3m
Images1m
Disk options5m
Common Compute Engine actions4m
Lab Intro: Working with Virtual Machines26s
Lab Review: Working with Virtual Machines19m
Module Review32s
Course Review54s
1 reading
Next Course: Essential Cloud Infrastructure: Core Services5m
1 practice exercise
Module Quiz30m

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