Respond to Events with Google Cloud Functions

Lab Steps

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Signing In to Google Cloud Console
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Creating a new HTTP Google Cloud Function in the Console
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Testing a Google Cloud Function
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Creating a new Google Cloud Function with a Cloud Storage Trigger
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Testing a Google Cloud Function with Cloud Storage
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Validate Respond to Events with Google Cloud Functions

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DifficultyBeginner
Duration40m
Students20

Description

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
  • Autoscaling
  • 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. 

Lab Objectives

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).

Lab Prerequisites

This Lab has no prerequisites.

Updates

May 21st, 2019 - Added a validation Lab Step to check the work you perform in the Lab

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About the Author

Full Stack Engineer and Hands-On Labs team member. Passionate about AWS, Google Cloud and everything about cloud technologies.