Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

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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

  • Interact with Google Cloud services

  • Choose among and use application deployment environments on Google Cloud: App Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, and Compute Engine

  • Choose among and use Google Cloud’s storage options: Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Bigtable, and Firestore

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Lumify Work is Australia's only national Google Cloud Authorised Training Partner. Get the skills needed to build, test and deploy applications on this highly scalable infrastructure. Engineered to handle the most data-intensive work you can throw at it, Lumify Work can support you through training wherever you are in your Cloud adoption journey.

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Quality instructors and content

Expert instructors with real world experience and the latest vendor-approved in-depth course content.

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No matter your chosen technologies or platforms, we can help you stay one step ahead.

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

  • An overview of cloud computing

  • IaaS and PaaS

  • The Google Cloud network

  • Environmental impact

  • Security

  • Open APIs and open source

Module 2: Resources and Access in the Cloud

  • Google Cloud resource hierarchy

  • IAM

  • IAM roles

  • Service accounts

  • Cloud Identity

  • Interacting with Google Cloud

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

  • Cloud CDN

  • Connecting networks to Google VPC

Module 4: Storage in the Cloud

  • Cloud Storage

  • Cloud SQL

  • Cloud Spanner

  • Firestore

  • Cloud Bigtable

  • Comparing storage options

Module 5: Containers in the Cloud

  • Introduction to containers

  • Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine

  • Hybrid and multi-cloud

Module 6: Applications in the Cloud

  • App Engine

  • Google Cloud API management tools

  • Cloud Run

Module 7: Developing and Deploying in the Cloud

  • Development in the cloud

  • Deployment: Infrastructure as code

Module 8: Logging and Monitoring in the Cloud

  • Monitoring

  • SLIs, SLOs, and SLAs

  • Integrated monitoring, logging, alerting, and debugging

Module 9: Summary and Review

  • Summary and Review

  • What’s next?


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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