If you want to learn how to use Google's lightning-fast, global cloud network to host your applications, then this is a good place to start. This learning path will help you gain a solid understanding of the various components of the Google Cloud Platform.
The courses in this path cover these topics:
- How to deploy an application to App Engine, Container Engine, and Compute Engine
- Storage options
- Database services, including Cloud SQL, Cloud Datastore, and BigQuery
- Access control
- Autoscaling and load balancing
- August 8, 2019 - Added "Working with Google Cloud Storage from the Console" lab
- August 1, 2019 - Updated and added new topics to:
- Google Cloud Platform: Fundamentals
- Google Cloud Platform: Systems Operations
- April 9, 2018 - Added Learning Path Exam
Learning Path Steps
This course introduces you to the fundamentals of Google Cloud Platform, including App Engine, Kubernetes Engine, Compute Engine, storage, BigQuery, Cloud Firestore, and app deployment.
Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals Review
This Lab introduces you to all of the key concepts and trade-offs that you need to understand to work effectively with Google Cloud Storage.
Connect to Google Compute Engine (GCE) Linux VM Instances Using SSH
This lab will show you two methods for connecting to Linux VM instances over SSH.
This course covers Google Cloud systems operations, providing insight and practical information across the complete set of GCP features.
Google Cloud Platform - Systems Operations Quiz
Create a Network Infrastructure with Google Virtual Private Cloud
In this Lab, you'll create a basic network infrastructure composed of a VPC, two Subnets in different regions, and two firewall rules that will filter the ingress traffic.
Exam: Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals
About the Author
Ben Lambert is a software engineer and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps. When he’s not building software, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.