Many traditional enterprises use legacy systems and applications that often struggle to achieve the scale and speed needed to meet modern customer expectations. Business leaders and IT decision makers constantly have to choose between maintenance of legacy systems and investing in innovative new products and services.
Infrastructure and Application Modernization with Google Cloud
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What you'll learn
Describe the key benefits of infrastructure and app modernization with reference to cloud technology.
Differentiate between virtual machines, containers, and Kubernetes.
Explain the Google Cloud solutions that help businesses to better manage their systems, such as App Engine and Google Kubernetes Engine.
Explain how Google Cloud solutions support app modernization and simplify API management.
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There are 5 modules in this course
Welcome to Infrastructure and Application Modernization with Google Cloud! In this module, you'll meet the instructor, learn about the course content, and how to get started.
1 video2 readings
This module covers what it means to modernize an IT infrastructure and why it matters. It then turns to the different compute options available, before moving onto private, hybrid and multi-cloud architectures. It ends with an overview of the Google Cloud global infrastructure.
This module explores how businesses can modernize their existing applications and build new ones in the cloud. It focuses on five common change patterns for businesses who want to modernize their applications. Next, the module turns to some key application development challenges that businesses face, before highlighting two Google Cloud solutions for these challenges: Google Kubernetes Engine and App Engine.
5 videos1 reading
This module explains how APIs are a tool for both digital integration and digital transformation. It begins by defining legacy systems and the specific barriers to the demands of the digital age. It then defines APIs and explains how they can modernize legacy systems and create new business value. The module closes with a description of Apigee, an API management tool, along with customer use cases.
This module provides a summary of the key points covered in each module and steps you can take to continue your learning.
1 video1 reading
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