lab challenge

Google Cloud Deployment Manager Challenge

Up to 1h
Get challenged in a real environmentProve your skills in a real-world, provisioned environment.
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In this lab challenge, you will need to prove your knowledge of Google Cloud Deployment Manager by creating two deployment configurations. The objectives you will need to achieve represent essential skills that a Google Associate Cloud Engineer needs to have. You'll be given a desired end state and be required to reach it using your knowledge of the Google Cloud Deployment Manager service. This lab challenge simulates building a solution in a real-world scenario. As with any real-world scenario, this lab will not guide you through the steps needed to complete it.


December 4th, 2023 - Updated challenge to use the Cloud Academy's hosted IDE

December 1st, 2023 - Added hints to the lab checks


  • Familiarity with Google Cloud Deployment Manager

Intended audience

  • Google Cloud practioners
  • Candidates for the Google Associate Cloud Engineer exam

What will be assessed

  • Google Cloud Deployment Manager for Networking
  • Google Cloud Deployment Manager for Storage

About the author

Learning paths

Stefano studies Computer Science and is passionate about technology. He loves working with Cloud services and learning all the best practices for them. Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services are the cloud providers he prefers. He is a Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer. Node.js is the programming language he always uses to code. When he's not involved in studying or working, Stefano loves riding his motorbike and exploring new places.

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Google Cloud Deployment Manager Challenge