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Database Engineer Learning Path

A Database Engineer designs, plans, tests, implements, and monitors database migrations.

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A Database Engineer designs, creates, manages, migrates, and troubleshoots databases used by applications to store and retrieve data. This learning path guides you through a curated collection of on-demand courses, labs, and skill badges that provide you with real-world, hands-on experience using Google Cloud technologies essential to the Database Engineer role. Once you complete the path, check out our catalog for 700+ labs and courses to keep going on your professional journey.
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01

A Tour of Google Cloud Hands-on Labs

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access_time 45 minutes
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In this first hands-on lab you will access the Google Cloud console and use these basic Google Cloud features: Projects, Resources, IAM Users, Roles, Permissions, and APIs.

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Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

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access_time 5 hours
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Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure introduces important concepts and terminology for working with Google Cloud. Through videos and hands-on labs, this course presents and compares many of Google Cloud's computing and storage services, along with important resource and policy management...

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03

Enterprise Database Migration

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access_time 56 hours
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This course is intended to give architects, engineers, and developers the skills required to help enterprise customers architect, plan, execute, and test database migration projects. Through a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs participants move databases to Google Cloud...

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04

Migrate MySQL data to Cloud SQL using Database Migration Service

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access_time 6 hours 45 minutes
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Earn a skill badge by completing the Migrate MySQL data to Cloud SQL using Database Migration Services quest, where you will learn how to migrate MySQL data to Cloud SQL using Database Migration Services, including how to: connect to Cloud...

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05

Manage PostgreSQL Databases on Cloud SQL

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access_time 4 hours 30 minutes
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Earn a skill badge by completing the Manage PostgreSQL Databases on Cloud SQL quest, where you will learn how to migrate, configure and optimize running a PostgreSQL database on Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL. A skill badge is an exclusive digital...

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06

Create and Manage Cloud Spanner Databases

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access_time 7 hours 15 minutes
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Earn a skill badge by completing the Create and Manage Cloud Spanner Databases quest, where you will learn how to: Create and Interact with a Cloud Spanner Database; Load a Cloud Spanner Database using various techniques; Backup a Cloud Spanner...

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Manage Bigtable on Google Cloud

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access_time 6 hours 45 minutes
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Earn a skill badge by completing the Manage Bigtable on Google Cloud quest, where you learn how to create instances, design schemas, query data, and perform administrative tasks in Bigtable. You will also complete exercises related to monitoring Bigtable performance...

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08

Create and Manage AlloyDB Databases

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access_time 9 hours 30 minutes
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Earn a skill badge by completing the Create and Manage AlloyDB Databases quest, where you will learn how to: Perform core AlloyDB operations and tasks, Migrate to AlloyDB from PostgreSQL, Administer an AlloyDB Database, and Accelerate Analytical Queries using the...

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