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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1 day course
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A private training session for your team. Groups can be of any size, at a location of your choice including our training centres.

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 available as a private training session that can be delivered via Virtual Classroom or at a location of your choice in India.

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
  • Interact with Google Cloud services
  • Describe ways in which customers have used Google Cloud
  • Choose among and use application deployment environments on Google Cloud: Cloud Run, App Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, and Google Compute Engine
  • Choose among and use Google Cloud storage options: Google Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Spanner, Cloud Bigtable, and Cloud Firestore
  • Make basic use of Terraform, Google’s multi-cloud tool for creating and managing cloud resources through templates
  • Make basic use of Cloud Operations Suite, Google’s monitoring, logging, and diagnostics system


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 centers, 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
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Compute Engine
  • Discover the basics of Google Cloud networking
  • Learn how to deploy a basic infrastructure to Google Cloud
Module 4: Storage in the Cloud
  • Identify and distinguish between five core Google Cloud storage products: Cloud Storage, Cloud Bigtable, Cloud SQL, Cloud Spanner and Firestore
  • 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
  • Understand hybrid and multi-cloud computing with Anthos
  • Use Google Kubernetes Engine to provision a Kubernetes cluster
Module 6: Applications in the Cloud
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for App Engine
  • Compare and contrast the App Engine’s standard and flexible environments
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Google Cloud API management tools
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Cloud Run, and deploy a containerized application on it
Module 7: Developing & Deploying in the Cloud
  • Describe how Cloud Source Repositories and Cloud Functions can support application development in the cloud
  • Explain how template-based creation and management of resources use a template to produce efficient app deployment and management
  • Use Terraform to automate the deployment of infrastructure
Module 8: Logging & Monitoring in the Cloud
  • Define SLIs, SLOs, and SLAs
  • Understand the purpose of integrated monitoring, logging, alerting and debugging
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