Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

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About this course: <<< ATTENTION >>> Learners interested in Google Cloud Platform: A brand-new Specialization with cloud-infrastructure content by Google Cloud is now available! The new Architecting with Google Cloud Platform Specialization has updated, improved content that will help you if you are preparing for the Google Certified Professional - Cloud Architect exam. Head to https://www.coursera.org/specializations/gcp-architecture to explore the updated content. The first course in the original Specialization, GCP Fundamentals, will remain as a standalone course offering a broad introduction to GCP. Head to https://www.coursera.org/learn/gcp-fundamentals/home/welcome if you would li…

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

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About this course: <<< ATTENTION >>> Learners interested in Google Cloud Platform: A brand-new Specialization with cloud-infrastructure content by Google Cloud is now available! The new Architecting with Google Cloud Platform Specialization has updated, improved content that will help you if you are preparing for the Google Certified Professional - Cloud Architect exam. Head to https://www.coursera.org/specializations/gcp-architecture to explore the updated content. The first course in the original Specialization, GCP Fundamentals, will remain as a standalone course offering a broad introduction to GCP. Head to https://www.coursera.org/learn/gcp-fundamentals/home/welcome if you would like to take this course. This course covers the fundamentals of Google Cloud Platform. This course introduces you to important concepts and terminology for working with Google Cloud Platform (GCP). You learn about, and compare, many of the computing and storage services available in Google Cloud Platform, including Google App Engine, Google Compute Engine, and Google Container Engine. Notes: • You'll need a Google/Gmail account and a credit card or bank account to sign up for the Google Cloud Platform free trial (Google is currently blocked in China). • There is a known issue with certain EU countries where individuals are not able to sign up, but you may sign up as "business" status and intend to see a potential economic benefit from the trial. More details at: https://support.google.com/cloud/answer/6090602 • More Google Cloud Platform free trial FAQs are available at: https://cloud.google.com/free-trial/

Who is this class for: This specialization is intended for Systems Operations professionals and Cloud Architects using Google Cloud Platform to design, create, or migrate application environments and infrastructure.

Created by:  Google Cloud
  • Taught by:  Google Cloud Training

Level Intermediate Commitment 1 week of study, 6-10 hours/week Language English Hardware Req You'll need a Google account and credit card to sign up for the Google Cloud Platform free trial. How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.6 stars Average User Rating 4.6See what learners said Coursework

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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Welcome to GCP Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure



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  1. Video: Welcome
  2. Reading: Please read me


Module 1: Introduction to Google Cloud Platform



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  1. Video: What is Google Cloud Platform?
  2. Video: How is Google Cloud Platform built?
  3. Video: Quiz Review & Lab Overview

Graded: Introduction to Google Cloud Platform

Lab: Free trial



1 reading expand


  1. Reading: Google Codelab - Sign Up for the Free Trial and Create a Project


Module 2: Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform



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  1. Video: Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform
  2. Video: What are Google Cloud Platform Projects?
  3. Video: Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  4. Video: Interacting with Google Cloud Platform
  5. Video: Demo of Google Cloud Platform Console & APIs
  6. Video: Quiz Review & Lab Overview

Graded: Projects, IAM, and Services

Lab: Getting Started



1 reading expand


  1. Reading: Google Codelab - Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform


Module 3: Google App Engine and Google Cloud Datastore



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  1. Video: Introduction to Google App Engine and Google Cloud Datastore
  2. Video: App Engine Overview and Customer Stories
  3. Video: Google App Engine Standard Environment
  4. Video: Google App Engine Flexible Environment
  5. Video: Google Cloud Endpoints
  6. Video: Google Cloud Datastore
  7. Video: Quiz Review & Lab Overview

Graded: Google App Engine and Google Cloud Datastore

Lab: App Engine



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  1. Reading: Google Codelab - Deploying Applications Using App Engine and Cloud Datastore


Module 4: Google Cloud Platform Storage Options



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  1. Video: Introduction to Google Cloud Platform Storage Options
  2. Video: Google Cloud Storage
  3. Video: Google Cloud Bigtable
  4. Video: Google Cloud SQL
  5. Video: Comparing Storage Options
  6. Video: Demo of Storage Options
  7. Video: Quiz Review & Lab Overview

Graded: Google Cloud Platform Storage Options

Lab: Cloud Storage



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  1. Reading: Google Codelab - Integrating Applications with Google Cloud Storage


Module 5: Google Container Engine



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  1. Video: Introduction to Google Container Engine
  2. Video: What are Containers?
  3. Video: Kubernetes
  4. Video: Running Google Container Engine
  5. Video: Quiz Review & Lab Overview

Graded: Google Container Engine

Lab: Container Engine



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  1. Reading: Google Codelab - Deploying Applications Using Google Container Engine


Module 6: Google Compute Engine and Networking



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  1. Video: Introduction to Google Compute Engine and Networking
  2. Video: Google Compute Engine Overview
  3. Video: Google Cloud Networking Overview
  4. Video: GCP Operations and Tools
  5. Video: Demo of Google Compute Engine
  6. Video: Quiz Review & Lab Overview

Graded: Google Compute Engine and Networking

Lab: Compute Engine



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  1. Reading: Google Codelab - Deploying Applications Using Google Compute Engine


Module 7: Big Data and Machine Learning



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  1. Video: Introduction to Big Data and Machine Learning
  2. Video: Understanding Google Cloud Big Data Platform
  3. Video: Understanding Google Cloud Machine Learning Platform
  4. Video: Demo of Google BigQuery
  5. Video: Quiz Review & Lab Overview

Graded: Big Data and Machine Learning

Lab: BigQuery



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  1. Reading: Google Codelab - Getting Started with BigQuery


Appendix: Next Steps, Support, and Resources



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  1. Video: Appendix
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