***NEW! Specialization Completion Challenge, receive Qwiklabs credits valued up to $180! See below for details.*** This course introduces you to important concepts and terminology for working with Google Cloud Platform (GCP). You learn about, and compare, many of the computing and storage services available in Google Cloud Platform, including Google App Engine, Google Compute Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SQL, and BigQuery. You learn about important resource and policy management tools, such as the Google Cloud Resource Manager hierarchy and Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Hands-on labs give you foundational skills for working with GCP. SPECIALIZATION COMPLETION CHALLENGE As if learning new skills wasn’t enough of an incentive, we're excited to announce a special completion challenge for the 'Infrastructure' specializations. Here’s how it works: Our completion challenge runs through 11:59pm PT May 5, 2019. Complete any course in this Specialization including this one, anytime in this period and we'll send you 30 Qwiklabs credits for each course completed (upto $180 value given there are 6 courses in the Architecting with GCP specialization). You can use these credits to take additional labs and earn badges, which you can then add to your resume and social profiles. Your challenge awaits – begin learning on Coursera today! Note: •Google services are currently unavailable in China.