This short course covers some additional topics you should review before taking the Google Cloud Digital Leader certification exam.
You’ll get a quick introduction to the following GCP services:
- AI/ML options
- Compliance Reports Manager
- Container Registry
- Database Migration
- Anyone preparing to take the Google Cloud Digital Leader exam
- Complete all other courses in the Cloud Digital Leader Learning Path
In the Learning Path, we talked about containers. We also described some of the services you can use to deploy and run them, including Cloud Run and Google Kubernetes Engine. What we didn’t cover was how to store your containers.
Container Registry offers an easy, centralized location to store and manage all your Docker container images. Sure, you could store your images in a Git repo or in Cloud Storage. But then you would be missing out on some pretty powerful features.
Container Registry is tightly integrated with all of Google’s container services. So it makes things like automated deployment really easy. Whenever you modify a Dockerfile and commit the change, a new version of the image will be built and uploaded to the Registry. From there it can be automatically scanned for vulnerabilities or have automated tests run. Finally, the image can be automatically deployed to the appropriate environment.
Container Registry also helps increase security as well. It gives you complete control over who can access, view, or download images. You can flag outdated or compromised images and prevent them from being deployed in the future. And because it’s hosted by Google, your images can be accessed quickly and reliably.
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.
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