Database Planning on GCP

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There are a lot of things to consider when running databases on Google Cloud.  This lesson will help you develop a plan to build the best solution for your particular needs.

Learning Objectives

  • Select the best database for your workload
  • Determine your capacity needs
  • Scale your database service
  • Choose appropriate high-availability and/or disaster recovery options
  • Estimate and optimize your costs

Intended Audience

  • Database administrators
  • Database engineers
  • Anyone preparing for a Google Cloud certification


  • Some experience working with databases
About the Author
Daniel Mease, opens in a new tab
Google Cloud Content Creator
Learning paths

Daniel began his career as a Software Engineer, focusing mostly on web and mobile development. After twenty years of dealing with insufficient training and fragmented documentation, he decided to use his extensive experience to help the next generation of engineers.

Daniel has spent his most recent years designing and running technical classes for both Amazon and Microsoft. Today at Cloud Academy, he is working on building out an extensive Google Cloud training library.

When he isn’t working or tinkering in his home lab, Daniel enjoys BBQing, target shooting, and watching classic movies.

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