Picking the right database solution on Google Cloud Platform can be tricky. There are so many options to choose from, and sometimes the differences between them are not very obvious. In this course, you will learn about Firestore, one of Google’s NoSQL databases. We will cover what it can do, how it differs from some other databases, and how to get started using it.
- Understand what Google Cloud Firestore is
- Learn how to use it to store and retrieve data
- Know how to create indexes
- Know how to install the emulators for local development
- Database administrators
- Cloud Architects
- GCP Developers
- Anyone preparing for a Google Cloud certification
- Some experience with databases and writing queries
Hello, and welcome to “Introduction to Google Cloud Firestore”. My name is Daniel Mease and I’ll be taking you through this course. I am a trainer at Cloud Academy with over 20 years of software and web development experience.
This course is intended for:
Anyone preparing for a Google Cloud certification
Upon completing this course, you will learn:
What Google Cloud Firestore is
How to use it to store and retrieve data
How to install the emulators for local development
The following prerequisites will be helpful for completing this course:
Some experience with databases and writing queries
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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.