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
In this course, you'll learn about GCP services such as compute, storage, and networking, and how to create virtual machines and web apps using the Google Cloud Console and gcloud CLI.
Knowledge Check: Overview of Google Cloud Platform
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.
Knowledge Check: Google Cloud Platform - Systems Operations
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.
Final Exam: Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals
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