Google Cloud Skills Boost

Discover Google Cloud training your way

With 700+ learning activities to choose from, Google Cloud has designed our comprehensive catalog with you in mind. The catalog consists of a variety of activity formats for you to pick from. Choose from bite-size individual labs, short quests comprising a series of labs, or multi-module courses that consist of videos, documents, labs, and quizzes. Our labs give you temporary credentials to actual cloud resources, so you can learn Google Cloud using the real thing. Earn badges for what you complete, define, track, and measure your success with Google Cloud!

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  1. Quest

    Exploring Data with Looker

    Earn a skill badge by completing the Exploring Data with Looker quest, where you will learn how to use the Explore interface to access data published by LookML developers. In this quest, you will learn fundamentals of data exploration in Looker including but not limited to dimensions and measures, filtering and pi…

  2. Quest

    Understanding LookML in Looker

    In this quest, you will get hands-on experience with LookML in Looker. You will learn how to write LookML code to create new dimensions and measures, create derived tables and join them to Explores, filter Explores, and define caching policies in LookML.

  3. Quest

    Applying Advanced LookML Concepts in Looker

    In this quest, you will get hands-on experience applying advanced LookML concepts in Looker. You will learn how to use Liquid to customize and create dynamic dimensions and measures, create dynamic SQL derived tables and customized native derived tables, and use extends to modularize your LookML code.

  4. Quest

    Build LookML Objects in Looker

    Earn a skill badge by completing the Build LookML Objects in Looker quest, where you will learn how to do the following: design/build new dimensions and measures, views, and derived tables, set measure filters and types based on requirements, update dimensions and measures (change names, use aliases), build and re…

  5. Quest

    Using the Cloud SDK Command Line

    For everyone using Google Cloud Platform for the first time, getting familar with gcloud, Google Cloud's command line, will help you get up to speed faster. In this quest, you'll learn how to install and configure Cloud SDK, then use gcloud to perform some basic operations like creating VMs, networks, using BigQue…

  6. Lab

    A Tour of Google Cloud Hands-on Labs

    In this first hands-on lab you will access the Google Cloud Platform Console and use these basic Google Cloud features: Projects, Resources, IAM Users, Roles, Permissions, and APIs.

  7. Lab

    A Tour of Google Cloud Sustainability

    In this hands-on lab, you will learn why Google Cloud is the cleanest cloud in the industry by exploring and utilizing sustainability tools..

  8. Lab

    Data Loss Prevention: Qwik Start - Command Line

    In this lab you will set up the Data Loss Prevention API and and use the API to inspect a string of data for sensitive information.

  9. Lab

    Google Cloud Pub/Sub: Qwik Start - Console

    This hands-on lab shows you how to publish and consume messages with a pull subscriber, using the Google Cloud Platform Console. Watch the short video Simplify Event Driven Processing with Cloud Pub/Sub.

  10. Lab

    Datastore: Qwik Start

    This hands-on lab will show you how to store and query data in Google Cloud Datastore using the Google Cloud Platform.

  11. Lab

    Visualizing Billing Data with Google Data Studio

    In this lab, you will harness the power of Data Studio, where you will learn how to build billing graphs and charts so you can slice and dice your GCP bill the way you want.

  12. Lab

    Google Cloud Pub/Sub: Qwik Start - Command Line

    This hands-on lab shows you how to publish and consume messages with a pull subscriber, using the Google Cloud command line. Watch the short video Simplify Event Driven Processing with Cloud Pub/Sub.

  13. Lab

    Merging Results from Different Explores in Looker

    In this lab, you will merge results from different explores in Looker.

  14. Lab

    Getting Started with BigQuery Machine Learning

    In this lab you'll learn how to use BigQuery to create machine learning models for datasets to create a model that predicts whether a visitor will make a transaction.

  15. Lab

    Exploring NCAA Data with BigQuery

    Use BigQuery to explore the NCAA dataset of basketball games, teams, and players. The data covers plays from 2009 and scores from 1996. Watch How the NCAA is using Google Cloud to tap into decades of sports data.

  16. Lab

    Understanding and Analyzing Your Costs with Google Cloud Billing Reports

    In this lab, you familiarize yourself with Google Cloud Billing reports, which provides built-in cost reporting for GCP within the Google Cloud Console. You view Billing reports from a live billing account, understand current and forecasted GCP costs, and then analyze costs using report filters to identify cost dr…

  17. Lab

    BigQuery: Qwik Start - Command Line

    This hands-on lab shows you how to query public tables and load sample data into BigQuery using the Command Line Interface. Watch the short videos Get Meaningful Insights with Google BigQuery and BigQuery: Qwik Start - Qwiklabs Preview.

  18. Lab

    Filtering Explores with LookML

    In this lab, you will learn how to filter explores with LookML

  19. Lab

    Connected Sheets: Qwik Start

    With Connected Sheets, you can analyze billions of rows and petabytes of data in Google Sheets without specialized knowledge of computer languages like SQL. In this hands-on-lab, you will learn how to connect a BigQuery dataset to Google Sheets and analyze your data.

  20. Lab

    Publish your AppSheet App

    In this lab, you'll use AppSheet to publish your app.

  21. Lab

    Predict Visitor Purchases with a Classification Model in BQML

    In this lab you will use a newly available ecommerce dataset to run some typical queries that businesses would want to know about their customers’ purchasing habits.

  22. Lab

    Creating Measures and Dimensions Using LookML

    In this lab, you will build dimensions and measures and practice these features in LookML to learn different types of dimensions and measures Looker supports.

  23. Lab

    Cloud Profiler: Qwik Start

    In this lab you'll learn how to use Cloud Profiler on GCP by downloading a sample Go program then exploring the captured data in the Profiler console.

  24. Lab

    Troubleshooting Common SQL Errors with BigQuery

    In this lab, you use BigQuery to troubleshoot common SQL errors, query the data-to-insights public dataset, use the Query Validator, and troubleshoot syntax and logical SQL errors.

  25. Lab

    Explore and Create Reports with Data Studio

    In this lab, you learn how to connect Google Data Studio to Google BigQuery data tables, create charts, and explore the relationships between dimensions and measures.

  26. Lab

    Looker Developer - Qwik Start

    In this lab, you will learn about the fundamental LookML structures, create a view, and join the new view to an existing explore.

  27. Lab

    Exploring Your Ecommerce Dataset with SQL in Google BigQuery

    In this lab, you learn to use BigQuery to find data, query the data-to-insights public dataset, and write and execute queries.

  28. Lab

    Using BigQuery in the Google Cloud Console

    This lab shows you how to query public tables and load sample data into BigQuery using the GCP Console. Watch the following short video Get Meaningful Insights with Google BigQuery.

  29. Lab

    Looker Data Explorer - Qwik Start

    In this lab, you will create a series of visualizations from the Airports and Flights datasets and save them to a dashboard in Looker.

  30. Lab

    Bracketology with Google Machine Learning

    In this lab you use Machine Learning (ML) to analyze the public NCAA dataset and predict NCAA tournament brackets.

  31. Lab

    The Apps Script CLI - clasp

    The Apps Script CLI, or clasp, is a tool that lets you to create, edit, and deploy Apps Script projects locally and create and publish web apps and add-ons for products like Sheets, Docs, Forms, and Slides from the command line.

  32. Lab

    Creating a Looker Modeled Query and Working with Quick Start

    In this lab you will learn how to use the query parameter to create a modeled query for an Explore.

  33. Lab

    Implement the User Experience for your AppSheet App

    In this lab, you'll use AppSheet to implement the UX components in your app.

  34. Lab

    Looker Functions and Operators

    In this lab, you will learn how to use Looker to pivot dimensions, reorder columns, remove fields, and use table calculations.

  35. Lab

    Weather Data in BigQuery

    In this lab you analyze historical weather observations using BigQuery and use weather data in conjunction with other datasets. This lab is part of a series of labs on processing scientific data.

  36. Lab

    Creating Derived Tables Using LookML

    In this lab, you create SQL derived and native derived tables in LookML to define new tables that do not already exist in the underlying database.

  37. Lab

    Big Data Analysis to a Slide Presentation

    This lab leverages two Google developer platforms: G Suite and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). It uses GCP's BigQuery API, Sheets, and Slides to collect, analyze and present data.

  38. Lab

    Employing Best Practices for Improving the Usability of LookML Projects

    In this lab, you will learn how to improve the usability and sustainability of LookML projects.

  39. Lab

    Optimizing Performance of LookML Queries

    In this lab, you'll learn the best methods to optimize query performance in Looker.

  40. Lab

    Creating dynamic SQL derived tables with LookML and Liquid

    In this lab you will learn how to create and update SQL derived tables to generate dynamic values.

  41. Lab

    Getting Started with Liquid to Customize the Looker User Experience

    In this lab you will use Liquid to customize dimensions and measure in Looker.

  42. Lab

    Modularizing LookML Code with Extends

    In this lab you will learn how to modularize LookML code with Extends.

  43. Lab

    Using Custom Fields in Looker Explores

    In this lab, you will learn how to utilize custome fields in Looker Explores queries.

  44. Lab

    Filtering and Sorting Data in Looker

    In this lab, you will learn how to filter and sort data, and create looks with Looker.

  45. Lab

    Enhancing User Interactivity in Looker with Liquid

    In this lab you will use Liquid parameters and templated filters to enhance interactivity by users in Looker.

  46. Lab

    Caching and Datagroups with LookML

    In this lab, you will learn how caching works in Looker and explore how to use LookML objects called datagroups to define caching policies.

  47. Lab

    Flutter Quiz

    This lab is based on Flutter development, learn more about this topic by taking the Flutter labs.

  48. Lab

    Troubleshooting Data Models in Looker

    In this lab you will learn how to troubleshoot and diagnose LookML code

  49. Lab

    Exploring Data with Looker: Challenge Lab

    In this lab, you will test your skills to view, filter, and sort data in Looker. You will also be expected to save Looks, add them to a dashboard, add them to a board, and schedule regular delivery of data.

  50. Lab

    Answering Complex Questions Using Native Derived Tables with LookML

    In this lab you will use native derived tables to answer complex questions with LookML.