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Modernizing Data Lakes and Data Warehouses with Google Cloud

2 days Fundamental universal_currency_alt 20 Credits

The two key components of any data pipeline are data lakes and warehouses. This course highlights use-cases for each type of storage and dives into the available data lake and warehouse solutions on Google Cloud in technical detail. Also, this course describes the role of a data engineer, the benefits of a successful data pipeline to business operations, and examines why data engineering should be done in a cloud environment.

This is the first course of the Data Engineering on Google Cloud series. After completing this course, enroll in the Building Batch Data Pipelines on Google Cloud course.

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Course Info

Objectives
  • Understand the differences between data lakes and data warehouses, the two key components of any data pipeline.
  • Explore use-cases for each type of storage and dive into the available data lake and warehouse solutions on Google Cloud in technical detail.
  • Understand the role of a data engineer and the benefits of a successful data pipeline to business operations.
  • Examine why data engineering should be done in a cloud environment.
Prerequisites
To benefit from this course, participants should have completed “Google Cloud Big Data and Machine Learning Fundamentals” or have equivalent experience. Participant should also have: • Basic proficiency with a common query language such as SQL. • Experience with data modeling and ETL (extract, transform, load) activities. • Experience with developing applications using a common programming language such as Python. • Familiarity with machine learning and/or statistics
Audience
This course is intended for developers who are responsible for: Querying datasets, visualizing query results, and creating reports. Specific job roles include: Data Engineer, Data Analyst, Database Administrators, Big Data Architects
Available languages
English
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