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Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Foundation

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This accelerated on-demand course introduces participants to the comprehensive and flexible infrastructure and platform services provided by Google Cloud with a focus on Compute Engine. Through a combination of video lectures, demos, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy solution elements, including infrastructure components such as networks, virtual machines and applications services. You will learn how to use the Google Cloud through the console and Cloud Shell. You'll also learn about the role of a cloud architect, approaches to infrastructure design, and virtual networking configuration with Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Projects, Networks, Subnetworks, IP addresses, Routes, and Firewall rules.

This is the first course of the Architecting with Google Compute Engine series. After completing this course, enroll in the Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Core Services course.

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Course Info
Objectives
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  • Use the Cloud Console and Cloud Shell.
  • Use Google Cloud Marketplace to deploy solutions.
  • Implement VPC networks and firewall rules.
  • Use Compute Engine to create and customize VM instances.
Available languages
English
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