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DifficultyBeginner
Duration6h 44m
Students2880
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Description

Overview

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
  • Networking
  • Access control
  • Autoscaling and load balancing

Updates

  • 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

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Learning Path Steps

1 courses

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.

2 quizzes

Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals Review

3 labs

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.

4 labs

This lab will show you two methods for connecting to Linux VM instances over SSH.

5 courses

This course covers Google Cloud systems operations, providing insight and practical information across the complete set of GCP features.

6 quizzes

Google Cloud Platform - Systems Operations Quiz

7 labs

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.

8 exam-filled

Exam: Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals

About the Author

Students39627
Courses17
Learning paths15

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.

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