This course consists of a series of labs, designed to provide the learner hands-on experience performing a variety of tasks pertaining to setup and maintenance of their Google VPC networks.
This course is part of the Preparing for Google Cloud Certification: Cloud Network Engineer Professional Certificate
Hands-On Labs in Google Cloud for Networking Engineers
About this Course
What you will learn
Configure Networks via gcloud
Perform basic networking tasks and troubleshooting
Improve network performance
Install and test load balancers
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
These videos expose you to common approaches for understanding and conducting network performance testing and troubleshooting in Google Cloud. These are essential tools for understanding and maintaining your production network infrastructure in Google Cloud
Configuring Networks via gcloud
Configure VPC networks via gcloud
Analyzing Network Traffic
In this lab, you will learn how to configure a network to record traffic to and from an Apache web server using VPC Flow Logs. You will then export the logs to BigQuery for analysis.
Improving Network Performance I
In this lab, you read through some real-world scenarios, re-create the environments, and improving the performance of some troubled networks.
Caching Content with Cloud CDN
In this lab, you read through some real-word scenarios, re-create the environments, and work on improving network performance using load balancers and other Google Cloud products. You will also increase the window size to improve bandwidth.
Building a High-throughput VPN
In this lab, you create a secure, high-throughput VPN and test its speed.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM HANDS-ON LABS IN GOOGLE CLOUD FOR NETWORKING ENGINEERS
Amazing content for anyone looking to assume a Cloud Networks Engineer role!
Good hands-on labs. Lab 4 Improving Network Performance II needs update due to new Cloud console GUI. For example, Advancement Traffics Managements.
There are no checkpoints in many labs in this course. So I give this Course 4 stars
good course. the last lab is a bit broken as it may cause your qwicklab account to be blocked
About the Preparing for Google Cloud Certification: Cloud Network Engineer Professional Certificate
87% of Google Cloud certified users feel more confident in their cloud skills*. This program provides the skills you need to advance your career as a network engineer and provides training to support your preparation for the industry-recognized Google Cloud Professional Network Engineer certification.
You'll also have the opportunity to practice key job skills using Google Cloud to build networks, implement VPCs, configure network services, and implement hybrid interconnectivity among other things. Your journey to Google Cloud certification - 1) Complete the Coursera Google Cloud Networking Professional Certificate 2) Review other recommended learning resources for the Google Cloud Professional Network Engineer exam 3) Review the Google Cloud Professional Network Engineer exam guide. 4) Review the Professional Cloud Network Engineer sample questions 5) Register for the Google Cloud certification exam (Can be taken remotely or at a test center) --------------------------------------------------------------- * Percentages indicate those who strongly or somewhat agree with the statement. Findings from a survey conducted with Google Cloud certified individuals in May 2019 by an independent third-party research organization.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I preview a course before enrolling?
Yes, you can preview the first video and view the syllabus before you enroll. You must purchase the course to access content not included in the preview.
What will I get when I enroll?
Once you enroll and your session begins, you will have access to all videos and other resources, including reading items and the course discussion forum. You’ll be able to view and submit practice assessments, and complete required graded assignments to earn a grade and a Course Certificate.
When will I receive my Course Certificate?
If you complete the course successfully, your electronic Course Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Course Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile.
Why can’t I audit this course?
This course is one of a few offered on Coursera that are currently available only to learners who have paid or received financial aid, when available.
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