Google Cloud Platform

Google Cloud Platform

Google Cloud Platform is an important cloud platform offering a complete portfolio of cloud computing products by Google. Its main services are Google Compute Engine for IaaS and Google App Engine for PaaS

What you'll Learn

Google Cloud Platform allows public access to the same supporting infrastructure used by Google for their own end-user products like Google Search and Youtube. Each product includes a web interface, a command-line tool and a REST API. Its main service, Google Compute Engine, is an Infrastructure as a Service solution that enables users to launch virtual machines (VMs) on demand. Google App Engine is another important solution in the Platform as a Service market, useful for sandboxed web applications and for automatic resource scaling. GCP also offers storage, databases, DNS management, and more.

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Google App Engine (App Engine)

Google App Engine allows you to develop and host applications on the Google Cloud Platform taking advantage of its autoscaling features.


Google Cloud SQL (GSQL)

Cloud SQL is a fully-managed database service that makes it easy to set up, maintain, manage, and administer your relational PostgreSQL BETA and MySQL databases in the cloud.

Machine Learning & AI
Big Data

Google Cloud Dataproc (Cloud Dataproc)

Google Cloud Dataproc easily processes big datasets at low cost. Control your costs by quickly creating managed clusters of any size and turning them off when you're done.

Google Cloud Dataflow (Google Cloud Dataflow)

Dataflow is a unified programming model and a managed service for developing as well as executing a wide range of data processing patterns including ETL, batch computation, and continuous computation.