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Cloud Functions provide an event-driven serverless compute platform in Google's Cloud. Some of the benefits of using Cloud Functions are:
No server management
- Pay only what you use pricing model
- Event-driven triggers
This lab teaches you how to use Cloud Functions. Along the way, the lab introduces you to all of the key concepts and trade-offs that you need to understand to work effectively with Cloud Functions. The lab is performed using the Console web browser interface to Google Cloud.
Upon completion of this lab you will be able to:
- Understand key concepts in Cloud Function including functions, triggers
- Deploying an HTTP Cloud Function from the Console
- Deploying a Cloud Function that receives Google Cloud events (e.g., Cloud Pub/Sub events, Cloud Storage object change notification events).
This lab has no prerequisites.
May 21st, 2019 - Added a validation Lab Step to check the work you perform in the lab
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