Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform LiveLessons

Two and a half hours of video instruction introducing cloud concepts, the Google Cloud Platform ecosystem, the GCP foundational services, and starting points for implementation.

Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform LiveLessons

Course Description

Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform from Pearson teaches the basics of Google Cloud so you can better understand this key platform. Chad Smith, a Google and AWS certified instructor, designed this course to help you make sense of the choices available in GCP by providing a foundational view of cloud infrastructure, and how it differs from its on-premise counterpart. Through the use of demos and concept walk-throughs, you will learn all about commonly used services and how they integrate with one another and with on-premise infrastructures. Migrating to the cloud can be a journey full of misinformation and assumptions. In addition, the differences between on-premise IT infrastructure and cloud infrastructure make it difficult to understand which services can be appropriate for workloads. Worldwide, cloud-first strategies a... Read More »

Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform from Pearson teaches the basics of Google Cloud so you can better understand this key platform. Chad Smith, a Google and AWS certified instructor, designed this course to help you make sense of the choices available in GCP by providing a foundational view of cloud infrastructure, and how it differs from its on-premise counterpart. Through the use of demos and concept walk-throughs, you will learn all about commonly used services and how they integrate with one another and with on-premise infrastructures.

Migrating to the cloud can be a journey full of misinformation and assumptions. In addition, the differences between on-premise IT infrastructure and cloud infrastructure make it difficult to understand which services can be appropriate for workloads. Worldwide, cloud-first strategies are being replaced by cloud-only strategies, and for companies who haven’t begun the migration, the choices can be overwhelming.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Starting in GCP
  • Security and Monitoring
  • Foundational Services
  • Application Development and Deployment
  • Automation and Operations
  • Next Steps

What you will learn:

  • Understand the difference between cloud and on-premise architecture
  • Learn the starting points for GCP adoption
  • Discover initial use cases for GCP foundational services
  • Learn the next steps for increased adoption of GCP
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Course Details:

Target Audience

This course is ideal for:
  • Technical professionals who will be using GCP from many disciplines: IT, networking, security, development
  • Project managers and decision-makers who will be responsible for cloud adoption
  • Professionals who are already using cloud hosting providers such as AWS or Azure who want to compare those offerings with GCP
  • Prerequisites

  • In order to take this course, you need a basic understanding of IT or software engineering or technology in general
  • Certificate Info:

    Type of Certification

    Certificate of Completion

    Format of Certification

    Digital and Print

    Professional Association/Affiliation

    This certificate is issued by Pearson LearnIT

    Method of Obtaining Certification

    Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion.

    Course Outline

  • Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform LiveLessons: Introduction
  • Topics
  • Overview of Cloud
  • TCO
  • Security
  • Performance
  • Scaling
  • Benefits of Migration
  • Topics
  • Overview
  • Projects
  • IAM Overview
  • Monitoring Overview
  • Topics
  • Global Infrastructure
  • Service Scope
  • Compute Services
  • Network Services
  • Compute and Network Services Demonstration
  • Storage Services
  • Database Services
  • Topics
  • Overview
  • SRE
  • Automating Infrastructure
  • QA
  • Topics
  • Specialized Tools and Services
  • Putting it All Together
  • Summary
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