Google Cloud Fundamentals for Azure Professionals

Gain an understanding Google Cloud's capabilities when it comes to the four technology pillars - networking, compute, storage, and database - on this one-day instructor-led course.
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Jellyfish has been selected by Google to facilitate the delivery of this one-day fundamentals course, which is designed for Azure professionals familiar with Azure features and setup who want to gain experience configuring Google Cloud products immediately.

Through a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs, you will quickly gain an understanding of the similarities, differences, and initial how-tos.

This Google Cloud Fundamentals for Azure Professionals course is available via Virtual Classroom. We also offer private training at a location of your choice.

Course overview
Who should attend:
This course is intended for the following participants:
  • 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
Walk away with the ability to:
  • Identify Google Cloud counterparts for Azure IaaS, Azure PaaS, Azure SQL, Azure Blob Storage, Azure Application Insights, and Azure Data Lake
  • Configure accounts, billing, projects, networks, subnets, firewalls, VMs, disks, auto scaling, load balancing, storage, databases, IAM, and more
  • Manage and monitor applications
  • Explain feature and pricing model differences
  • Understand, at a high level, the process of migrating from Azure to Google Cloud
To get the most of out of this course, you should have basic proficiency with networking technologies like subnets and routing, as well as command-line tools. It is recommended learners have experience with Microsoft Azure and IIS.
Course agenda
Module 1: Introducing Google Cloud
  • Explain the advantages of Google Cloud
  • Define the components of Google's network infrastructure, including: Points of presence, data centers, regions, and zones
  • Understand the difference between Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)
Module 2: Getting Started with Google Cloud
  • Identify the purpose of projects on Google Cloud
  • Understand how Azure's resource hierarchy differs from Google Cloud's
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Identity and Access Management
  • Understand how Azure AD differs from Google Cloud IAM
  • List the methods of interacting with Google Cloud
  • Launch a solution using Cloud Marketplace
Module 3: Virtual Machines in the Cloud
  • Identify the purpose of and use cases for Google Compute Engine
  • Understand the basics of networking in Google Cloud
  • Understand how Azure VPC differs from Google VPC
  • Understand the similarities and differences between Azure VM and Google Compute Engine
  • Understand how typical approaches to load-balancing in Google Cloud differ from those in Azure
  • Deploy applications using Google Compute Engine
Module 4: Storage in the Cloud
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for: Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SQL, Google Cloud Bigtable, and Google Cloud Datastore
  • Understand how Azure Blob compares to Cloud Storage
  • Compare Google Cloud’s managed database services with Azure SQL
  • Learn how to choose among the various storage options on Google Cloud
  • Load data from Cloud Storage into BigQuery
Module 5: Containers in the Cloud
  • Define the concept of a container and identify uses for containers
  • Identify the purpose of and use cases for Google Kubernetes Engine and Kubernetes
  • Understand how Azure Kubernetes Service differs from Google Kubernetes Engine
  • Provision a Kubernetes cluster using Kubernetes Engine
  • Deploy and manage Docker containers using kubectl
Module 6: Applications in the Cloud
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Google App Engine
  • Contrast the App Engine Standard environment with the App Engine Flexible environment
  • Understand how App Engine differs from Azure App Service
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Google Cloud Endpoints
Module 7: Developing, Deploying, and Monitoring in the Cloud
  • Understand options for software developers to host their source code
  • Understand the purpose of template-based creation and management of resources
  • Understand how Google Cloud Deployment Manager differs from Azure Resource Manager
  • Understand the purpose of integrated monitoring, alerting, and debugging
  • Understand how Google Monitoring differs from Azure Application Insights and Azure Log Analytics
  • Create a Deployment Manager deployment
  • Update a Deployment Manager deployment
  • View the load on a VM instance using Google Monitoring
Module 8: Big Data and Machine Learning in the Cloud
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for the products and services in the Google Cloud big data and machine learning platforms
  • Understand how Google Cloud BigQuery differs from Azure Data Lake
  • Understand how Google Cloud Pub / Sub differs from Azure Event Hubs and Service Bus
  • Understand how Google Cloud’s machine-learning APIs differ from Azure's
  • Load data into BigQuery from Cloud Storage
  • Perform queries using BigQuery to gain insight into data
Module 9: Summary and Review
  • Review the products that make up Google Cloud and remember how to choose among them
  • Understand next steps for training and certification
  • Understand, at a high level, the process of migrating from Azure to Google Cloud
Upcoming courses
Virtual Classroom
Google Cloud Fundamentals for Azure Professionals
Fri, Sep 29 2023
Upcoming courses
Virtual Classroom
Google Cloud Fundamentals for Azure Professionals
Fri, Sep 29 2023
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