Introduction to Google Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)

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Before you can start creating a bunch of Virtual Machines, you need a way to organize and connect to them. This lesson will show you how to build your own private and public networks in GCP.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what a Google Virtual Private Cloud is
  • Discover how to create VPC networks
  • Discover how to connect or isolate VPCs
  • Learn how to share a VPC with other projects

Intended Audience

  • Cloud Architects
  • Network Engineers
  • Anyone preparing for a Google Cloud certification


  • Understand basic networking concepts
  • Access to a GCP account
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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