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Getting Started with Google Kubernetes Engine

2 days Advanced universal_currency_alt 25 Credits

In this course, each module aims to build on your ability to interact with GKE, and includes hands-on labs for you to experience functionalities first-hand. In the first module, you'll be introduced to a range of Google Cloud services and features, with a view to helping you choose the right Google Cloud services to create your own cloud solution. You'll learn about creating a container using Cloud Build, and store a container in Container Registry. You'll also compare and contrast the features of Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine, also referred to as GKE. In addition to conceptualizing the Kubernetes architecture, you'll deploy a Kubernetes cluster using GKE, deploy Pods to a GKE cluster, and view and manage Kubernetes objects.

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Course Info

Objectives
  • Understand the difference among Google Cloud compute platforms
  • Understand the components and architecture of Kubernetes
  • Store container images in Container Registry
  • Understand the components that are used to manage Kubernetes workloads
Prerequisites
No prerequisite courses. To get the most of out of this course, learners should have basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments, as well as Web server technologies such as Nginx. We also recommend systems operations experience, including deploying and managing applications, either on-premises or in a public cloud environment.
Audience
This class is intended for the following participants: - Application developers, Cloud Solutions Architects, DevOps Engineers, IT managers. - Individuals using Google Cloud to create new solutions or to integrate existing systems, application environments, and infrastructure with Google Cloud. - Executives and business decision makers evaluating the potential of GKE to address business needs.
Available languages
English
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