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Implementing a GCP Virtual Private Cloud

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Configuring and Managing Firewall Rules
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Description

This course explores how to implement virtual private clouds on the Google Cloud Platform. It starts off with an overview, where you'll be introduced to the key concepts and components that make up a virtual private cloud.

After covering basic VPC concepts and components, we'll dive into peering VPCs, shared VPCs, and VPC flow logs, including a hands-on demonstration of how to configure flow logs. We’ll also look at routing and network address translation, before moving on to Google Kubernetes Engine clusters. We’ll cover VPC-native clusters and alias IPs, as well as clustering with shared VPCs.

You’ll learn how to add authorized networks for GKE cluster master access and we finish off by looking at firewall rules. We’ll cover network tags, service accounts, and the importance of priority. You’ll also learn about ingress rules, egress rules, and firewall logs.

If you have any feedback related to this course, feel free to contact us at support@cloudacademy.com.

Learning Objectives

  • Get a foundational understanding of virtual private clouds on GCP
  • Learn about VPC peering and sharing
  • Learn about VPC flow logs and how to configure them
  • Learn about routing in GCP and how to configure a static route
  • Understand the pros and cons of VPC-native GKE clusters
  • Learn about cluster network policies
  • Understand how to configure and manage firewall rules in GPC

Intended Audience

This course is intended for anyone who wants to learn how to implement virtual private clouds on the Google Cloud Platform.

Prerequisites

To get the most from this course, you should already have experience with the public cloud and networking, as well as an understanding of GCP architecture.

Transcript

Hi there, and welcome to Implementing a GCP Virtual Private Cloud. My name is Thomas Mitchell and I’ll be taking you through this course.

I’m a GCP instructor at cloud Academy and I have over 25 years of IT experience, several of those with cloud technologies. If you have any questions about this course, feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn, or send an email to support@cloudacademy.com.

This course is intended for those who wish to learn how to implement virtual private clouds on the Google Cloud Platform. 

We’re going to start things off with a VPC overview, where you'll be introduced to key concepts and components that make up a virtual private cloud.

After covering basic VPC concepts and components, we'll dive into peering VPCs and shared VPCs.

We’ll then dive into VPC flow logs. You’ll even get to see a hands-on demonstration of how to configure flow logs.

As we move through the course, we’ll get into routing and network address translation.

Later on, you’ll learn about Google Kubernetes Engine clusters. We’ll cover VPC-native clusters and alias IPs. We’ll also dive into clustering with Shared VPC and take a look at cluster network policies.

After covering cluster network policies, we’ll look at adding authorized networks for GKE cluster master access.

Coming down the home stretch, we'll take a look at firewall rules. You’ll learn about network tags, service accounts, and the importance of priority. You’ll also learn about ingress rules, egress rules, and firewall logs.

After finishing this course, you'll come away with a foundational understanding of the concepts you need to have a handle on when implementing a GCP virtual private cloud.

We’d love to get your feedback on this course, so please give it a rating when you’re finished.

If you’re ready to learn about implementing a GCP virtual private cloud, let’s get started!

About the Author
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Tom is a 25+ year veteran of the IT industry, having worked in environments as large as 40k seats and as small as 50 seats. Throughout the course of a long an interesting career, he has built an in-depth skillset that spans numerous IT disciplines. Tom has designed and architected small, large, and global IT solutions.

In addition to the Cloud Platform and Infrastructure MCSE certification, Tom also carries several other Microsoft certifications. His ability to see things from a strategic perspective allows Tom to architect solutions that closely align with business needs.

In his spare time, Tom enjoys camping, fishing, and playing poker.