Google Cloud Platform Essential Training

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    Is Google Cloud Platform (GCP) right for your business? Explore the offerings of this leading cloud services provider. This course is designed for IT professionals—architects, network admins, and technology stakeholders—evaluating GCP for their organizations as well as those tasked with getting apps up and running on the Google cloud. Learn how to set up an account and use the console, APIs, Cloud Shell, and other GCP tools. Then explore the core services—serverless computing, data storage, and machine learning—and the developer tools that Google provides for building your own custom solutions. Along the way, instructor Lynn Langit shows how to use GCP to manage virtual machines, Docker containers, Kubernetes clusters, functions, relational data stores, NoSQL data, and more. She also shares practical tips for saving money and planning deployments, and reviews examples of common architectural patterns.

    Instructor

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      Lynn Langit

      CEO Lynn Langit Consulting LLC

      Lynn Langit is a cloud architect who works with Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.

      Lynn specializes in big data projects. She has worked with AWS Athena, Aurora, Redshift, Kinesis, and the IoT. She has also done production work with Databricks for Apache Spark and Google Cloud Dataproc, Bigtable, BigQuery, and Cloud Spanner.

      Lynn is also the cofounder of Teaching Kids Programming. She has spoken on data and cloud technologies in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

    Skills covered in this course

  • Hosting your application on Google Cloud Platform

    - [Lynn] Have you been wondering how you will best set up your application on the Google Cloud platform? We're going to explore Compute using functions or serverless or containers with Kubernetes or virtual machines. We'll also look at best practices for setting up your account. This is going to include appropriate security and service usage so you don't end up with that shock bill that sometimes new users on any cloud platform will encounter. I'm Lynn Langit, we have lots to cover, so let's get started.

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