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Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

Are you looking to learn the fundamental concepts for working with Google Cloud? Learn about the platform’s essential computing, storage, resource and policy management tools on this one-day course.

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Jellyfish has been selected by Google to facilitate the delivery of this one-day fundamentals course.

We're an award-winning Google Cloud Partner and our trainers work with Google Cloud on a daily basis, so you'll be able to benefit from the years of industry experience they’ll share with you.

Through a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs, we’ll discuss the value of Google Cloud and how to incorporate cloud-based solutions into business strategies. You'll gain basic knowledge of Google Cloud resource management including Compute Instances, Cloud Networking, GKE, Containers and more.

Our Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure course is delivered via Virtual Classroom. We also offer it as a private training session that can be delivered virtually or at a location of your choice in the UK.

Course overview

Who should attend:

This beginner-level course is suitable for:

  • Individuals planning to deploy applications and create application environments on Google Cloud
  • Developers, systems operations professionals, and solution architects getting started with Google Cloud
  • Executives and business decision-makers evaluating the potential of Google Cloud to address their business needs

What you'll learn:

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the purpose and value of Google Cloud products and services
  • Define how infrastructure is organised and controlled in the 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

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this course, you should have familiarity with the Linux command line, web servers, and text editors.

Course agenda

Module 1: Introducing Google Cloud
  • Identify the benefits of Google Cloud
  • Define the components of the Google Cloud network infrastructure, including points of presence, data centres, regions and zones
  • Understanding the difference between infrastructure as a service (Iaas) and platform as a service (Paas)
Module 2: Resources & Access in the Cloud
  • Identify the purpose of projects on Google Cloud
  • Define the purpose of and use cases for IAM
  • List the methods of interaction with Google Cloud
  • Use Cloud Marketplace to interact with Google Cloud
Module 3: Virtual Machines & Networks in the Cloud
  • Explore the basics of networking in Google Cloud
  • Identify the purpose of and use cases for Google Compute Engine
  • Outline how Google Compute Engine can scale
  • Detail important VPC compatibilities including routing tables, firewalls and VPC peering
  • Explore how Cloud Load Balancing functions in Google Cloud
  • Deploy a basic infrastructure to Google Cloud
Module 4: Storage in the Cloud
  • Identify the purpose of and use cases for Cloud Storage
  • Distinguish between Cloud Storage classes
  • Distinguish between Google Cloud's Database storage options
  • Deploy an application that uses Cloud SQL and Cloud storage
Module 5: Containers in the Cloud
  • Define the concept of a container and identify uses for containers
  • Identify the purpose of and use cases of Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine
Module 6: Applications in the Cloud
  • Identify the purpose and use cases of Cloud Run
  • Describe how Cloud functions can support application development on Google Cloud
  • Deploy a containerised Application on Cloud Run
Module 7: Course summary
  • Recap the content covered in each section of the course

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Frequently asked questions

  • What is Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure?

    It's a one day beginner-level course that will teach you the basics of Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This course is ideal for the kind of people who are new to GCP or those with a bit of experience and want to learn more about the platform's core services.

  • What will I learn?

    By attending you’ll learn about:

    • The purpose and value of Google Cloud products and services
    • How infrastructure is arranged and controled in Google Cloud
    • How to create basic infrastructure in Google Cloud
    • Selecting and using storage options
    • The purpose and value of Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
    • Identifying the use cases for serverless GCP services

  • What Google Cloud products and services are covered?

    • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
    • Cloud Marketplace
    • Compute Engine
    • Cloud Storage
    • Cloud Bigtable
    • Cloud SQL
    • Cloud Spanner
    • Firestore
    • Google Kubernetes Engine
    • Cloud Functions
    • Cloud Run

  • What Google Cloud products and services are NOT covered?

    • App Engine
    • APIs
    • Cloud Operations Suite

  • Are there any prerequisites?

    Some familiarity with application development, systems operations, data management and Linux operating systems is helpful but absolutely not required.

  • Is this course suitable for beginners?

    Yes, this course is a great fit for people who are looking to host their applications on Google Cloud and build out application environments. It's also good for developers, system operations people, and solution architects who are new to the platform, as well as leaders and decision-makers who want to see if Google Cloud can help with their businesses technical needs.

  • Can this course be booked privately?

    All our cloud courses are available to book privately and can be tailored to suit your needs. Private training can be delivered online using the meeting tool of your choice, at our London offices in the Shard, or at a venue of your choice.

  • Will I receive a certification at the end of the course?

    In addition to the benefits listed above, attending this course can also help you advance your career. Google Cloud is a rapidly growing platform, and there is a high demand for skilled GCP professionals. By earning a Google Cloud certification, you can demonstrate your expertise and increase your marketability. Although there isn’t a certification directly associated with this course, Core Infrastructure is the ideal first step on your certification journey towards a number of Google Cloud professional certifications such as:

    • Associate Cloud Engineer
    • Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect
    • Google Certified Professional Cloud DevOps Engineer
    • Google Certified Professional Cloud Security Engineer
    • Google Certified Professional Cloud Network Engineer