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Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

  • Length 1 day
  • Price  $999 inc GST
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Why study this course

This course uses lectures and labs to give you an overview of Google Cloud products and services. You learn about the value of Google Cloud and how to incorporate cloud-based solutions into your business strategies.

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What you’ll learn

This course teaches participants the following skills:

  • Identify the purpose and value of Google Cloud products and services

  • Define how infrastructure is organised and controlled in Google Cloud

  • Explain how to create basic infrastructure in Google Cloud

  • Select and use Google Cloud storage options

  • Describe the purpose and value of Google Kubernetes Engine

  • Identify the use cases for serverless Google Cloud services

  • Explore Google Clouds Generative AI tools and best practices

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Who is the course for?

This course is intended for the following participants:

  • Individuals planning to deploy applications and create application environments on Google Cloud.

  • Developers, systems operations professionals, solution architects getting started with Google Cloud, and developers.

  • Executives and business decision makers evaluating the potential of Google Cloud to address their business needs.

Course subjects

Module 1: Introducing Google Cloud

  • Cloud computing overview

  • IaaS and PaaS

  • The Google Cloud network

  • Environmental impact

  • Security

  • Open-source ecosystems

  • Pricing and billing

Module 2: Resources and Access in the Cloud

  • Google Cloud resource hierarchy

  • IAM

  • IAM roles

  • Service accounts

  • Cloud Identity

  • Interacting with Google Cloud

  • Lab: Getting Started with Cloud Marketplace

Module 3: Virtual Machines and Networks in the Cloud

  • Virtual Private Cloud networking

  • Compute Engine

  • Scaling virtual machines

  • Important VPC compatibilities

  • Cloud Load Balancing

  • Cloud DNS and Cloud CDN

  • Connecting networks to Google VPC

  • Lab: Getting Started with VPC Networking and Google Compute Engines

Module 4: Storage in the Cloud

  • Cloud Storage

  • Cloud SQL

  • Cloud Spanner

  • Firestore

  • Cloud Bigtable

  • Comparing storage options

  • Lab: Getting Started with Cloud Storage and Cloud SQL

Module 5: Containers in the Cloud

  • Introduction to containers

  • Kubernetes

  • Google Kubernetes Engine

Module 6: Applications in the Cloud

  • Cloud Run

  • Cloud Function

  • Lab: Hello Cloud Run

Module 7: Prompt Engineering

  • Introduction to generative AI

  • Introduction to large language models

  • Prompt engineering and recommended practices

Module 8: Course Summary

  • The course summary recaps the major concepts learners were introduced to during the course.


Familiarity with application development, systems operations, Linux operating systems, and data analytics or machine learning is helpful in understanding the technologies covered.

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