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Diamond League

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Badge for [DEPRECATED] Secure Workloads in Google Kubernetes Engine [DEPRECATED] Secure Workloads in Google Kubernetes Engine Earned Jun 4, 2021 EDT
Badge for Google Kubernetes Engine Best Practices: Security Google Kubernetes Engine Best Practices: Security Earned Jun 4, 2021 EDT
Badge for Optimize Costs for Google Kubernetes Engine Optimize Costs for Google Kubernetes Engine Earned Jun 1, 2021 EDT
Badge for Monitor and Log with Google Cloud Observability Monitor and Log with Google Cloud Observability Earned Nov 15, 2020 EST
Badge for DEPRECATED Google Cloud's Operations Suite DEPRECATED Google Cloud's Operations Suite Earned Nov 15, 2020 EST
Badge for Engineer Data for Predictive Modeling with BigQuery ML Engineer Data for Predictive Modeling with BigQuery ML Earned Nov 5, 2020 EST
Badge for [DEPRECATED] Data Engineering [DEPRECATED] Data Engineering Earned Nov 5, 2020 EST
Badge for Use Machine Learning APIs on Google Cloud Use Machine Learning APIs on Google Cloud Earned Nov 4, 2020 EST
Badge for Machine Learning APIs Machine Learning APIs Earned Nov 2, 2020 EST
Badge for Prepare Data for ML APIs on Google Cloud Prepare Data for ML APIs on Google Cloud Earned Nov 1, 2020 EST
Badge for DEPRECATED Explore Machine Learning Models with Explainable AI DEPRECATED Explore Machine Learning Models with Explainable AI Earned Oct 31, 2020 EDT
Badge for Baseline: Data, ML, AI Baseline: Data, ML, AI Earned Oct 31, 2020 EDT
Badge for Website on Google Cloud Website on Google Cloud Earned Oct 31, 2020 EDT
Badge for Set Up a Google Cloud Network Set Up a Google Cloud Network Earned Oct 27, 2020 EDT
Badge for Build a Website on Google Cloud Build a Website on Google Cloud Earned Oct 15, 2020 EDT
Badge for Deploy Kubernetes Applications on Google Cloud Deploy Kubernetes Applications on Google Cloud Earned Oct 14, 2020 EDT
Badge for Set Up an App Dev Environment on Google Cloud Set Up an App Dev Environment on Google Cloud Earned Oct 13, 2020 EDT
Badge for Implement Load Balancing on Compute Engine Implement Load Balancing on Compute Engine Earned Oct 13, 2020 EDT
Badge for Build a Secure Google Cloud Network Build a Secure Google Cloud Network Earned Oct 12, 2020 EDT
Badge for [DEPRECATED] Build Interactive Apps with Google Assistant [DEPRECATED] Build Interactive Apps with Google Assistant Earned Oct 12, 2020 EDT
Badge for Derive Insights from BigQuery Data Derive Insights from BigQuery Data Earned Oct 12, 2020 EDT
Badge for Develop your Google Cloud Network Develop your Google Cloud Network Earned Sep 14, 2020 EDT
Badge for Cloud Logging Cloud Logging Earned Sep 14, 2020 EDT
Badge for [DEPRECATED] OK Google: Build Interactive Apps with Google Assistant [DEPRECATED] OK Google: Build Interactive Apps with Google Assistant Earned Sep 14, 2020 EDT
Badge for DevOps Essentials DevOps Essentials Earned Sep 13, 2020 EDT
Badge for Cloud Architecture Cloud Architecture Earned Sep 13, 2020 EDT
Badge for Google Developer Essentials Google Developer Essentials Earned Sep 13, 2020 EDT
Badge for BigQuery Basics for Data Analysts BigQuery Basics for Data Analysts Earned Sep 12, 2020 EDT
Badge for NCAA® March Madness®: Bracketology with Google Cloud NCAA® March Madness®: Bracketology with Google Cloud Earned Sep 11, 2020 EDT
Badge for Kubernetes in Google Cloud Kubernetes in Google Cloud Earned Sep 11, 2020 EDT
Badge for Applied Data: Blockchain Applied Data: Blockchain Earned Sep 11, 2020 EDT
Badge for Cloud Engineering Cloud Engineering Earned Sep 9, 2020 EDT
Badge for Networking Fundamentals in Google Cloud Networking Fundamentals in Google Cloud Earned Sep 8, 2020 EDT
Badge for Baseline: Infrastructure Baseline: Infrastructure Earned Aug 28, 2020 EDT
Badge for Workspace Essentials Workspace Essentials Earned Aug 28, 2020 EDT
Badge for Google Cloud Essentials Google Cloud Essentials Earned Aug 27, 2020 EDT

Earn a skill badge by completing the Secure Workloads in Google Kubernetes Engine quest, where you learn about security at scale on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) including how to: migrate containers from virtual machines to Google Kubernetes Engine, restrict network connections in GKE using firewalls and Network Policies, use role-based access controls (RBAC) in GKE, use Binary Authorization for security controls of your images, secure applications in GKE using 3 access levels: host, network, Kubernetes API, and harden GKE cluster configurations. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete this skill badge quest, and the final assessment challenge lab, to receive a skill badge that you can share with your network.

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Get Anthos Ready. This Google Kubernetes Engine-centric quest of best practice hands-on labs focuses on security at scale when deploying and managing production GKE environments -- specifically role-based access control, hardening, VPC networking, and binary authorization.

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Complete the intermediate Optimize Costs for Google Kubernetes Engine skill badge to demonstrate skills in the following: creating and managing multi-tenant clusters, monitoring resource usage by namespace, configuring cluster and pod autoscaling for efficiency, setting up load balancing for optimal resource distribution, and implementing liveness and readiness probes to ensure application health and cost-effectiveness. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete this skill badge course and the final assessment challenge lab to receive a skill badge that you can share with your network.

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Complete the introductory Monitor and Log with Google Cloud Observability skill badge to demonstrate skills in the following: monitoring virtual machines in Compute Engine, utilizing Cloud Monitoring for multi-project oversight, extending monitoring and logging capabilities to Cloud Functions, creating and sending custom application metrics, and configuring Cloud Monitoring alerts based on custom metrics. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete this skill badge course and the final assessment challenge lab to receive a skill badge that you can share with your network.

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Learn the ins and outs of Google Cloud's operations suite, an important service for generating insights into the health of your applications. It provides a wealth of information in application monitoring, report logging, and diagnoses. These labs will give you hands-on practice with and will teach you how to monitor virtual machines, generate logs and alerts, and create custom metrics for application data. It is recommended that the students have at least earned a Badge by completing the Google Cloud Essentials. Looking for a hands on challenge lab to demonstrate your skills and validate your knowledge? On completing this course, enroll in and finish the challenge lab at the end of the Monitor and Log with Google Cloud Operations Suite to receive an exclusive Google Cloud digital badge.

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Complete the intermediate Engineer Data for Predictive Modeling with BigQuery ML skill badge to demonstrate skills in the following: building data transformation pipelines to BigQuery using Dataprep by Trifacta; using Cloud Storage, Dataflow, and BigQuery to build extract, transform, and load (ETL) workflows; building machine learning models using BigQuery ML; and using Cloud Composer to copy data across multiple locations. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete the skill badge course, and final assessment challenge lab, to receive a digital badge that you can share with your network.

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This advanced-level quest is unique amongst the other catalog offerings. The labs have been curated to give IT professionals hands-on practice with topics and services that appear in the Google Cloud Certified Professional Data Engineer Certification. From Big Query, to Dataprep, to Cloud Composer, this quest is composed of specific labs that will put your Google Cloud data engineering knowledge to the test. Be aware that while practice with these labs will increase your skills and abilities, you will need other preparation, too. The exam is quite challenging and external studying, experience, and/or background in cloud data engineering is recommended. Looking for a hands on challenge lab to demonstrate your skills and validate your knowledge? On completing this quest, enroll in and finish the additional challenge lab at the end of the Engineer Data in the Google Cloud to receive an exclusive Google Cloud digital badge.

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Earn the advanced skill badge by completing the Use Machine Learning APIs on Google Cloud course, where you learn the basic features for the following machine learning and AI technologies: Cloud Vision API, Cloud Cloud Translation API, and Cloud Natural Language API. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete this skill badge course, and the final assessment challenge lab, to receive a skill badge that you can share with your network.

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It's no secret that machine learning is one of the fastest growing fields in tech, and Google Cloud has been instrumental in furthering its development. With a host of APIs, Google Cloud has a tool for just about any machine learning job. In this advanced-level quest, you will get hands-on practice with machine learning APIs by taking labs like Detect Labels, Faces, and Landmarks in Images with the Cloud Vision API. Looking for a hands-on challenge lab to demonstrate your skills and validate your knowledge? On completing this quest, enroll in and finish the additional challenge lab at the end of this quest to receive an exclusive Google Cloud digital badge.

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Complete the introductory Prepare Data for ML APIs on Google Cloud skill badge to demonstrate skills in the following: cleaning data with Dataprep by Trifacta, running data pipelines in Dataflow, creating clusters and running Apache Spark jobs in Dataproc, and calling ML APIs including the Cloud Natural Language API, Google Cloud Speech-to-Text API, and Video Intelligence API. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete this skill badge course, and the final assessment challenge lab, to receive a skill badge that you can share with your network.

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Earn a skill badge by completing the Explore Machine Learning Models with Explainable AI quest, where you will learn how to do the following using Explainable AI: build and deploy a model to an AI platform for serving (prediction), use the What-If Tool with an image recognition model, identify bias in mortgage data using the What-If Tool, and compare models using the What-If Tool to identify potential bias. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete this skill badge quest and the final assessment challenge lab to receive a skill badge that you can share with your network.

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Big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence are today’s hot computing topics, but these fields are quite specialized and introductory material is hard to come by. Fortunately, Google Cloud provides user-friendly services in these areas, and with this introductory-level quest, so you can take your first steps with tools like Big Query, Cloud Speech API, and AI Platform. Want extra help? 1-minute videos walk you through key concepts for each lab.

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In this quest you will learn about the four Google Cloud website architectures available to ensure that your website is available and scalable. Looking for a hands on challenge lab to demonstrate your skills and validate your knowledge? On completing this quest, finish the additional challenge lab at the end of this Build a Website on Google Cloud to receive an exclusive Google Cloud digital badge. This quest is based on the video series Get Cooking in Cloud.

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Earn a skill badge by completing the Set Up a Google Cloud Network course, where you will learn how to: Set IAM features with the gcloud CLI tool; deploy and scale a web app on Google Compute Engine; provision a Kubernetes cluster and break an application into microservices; perform basic networking tasks on Google Cloud Platform; view BigQuery logs inside Cloud Logging, and migrate a stand-alone PostgreSQL database to Cloud SQL using a continuous Database Migration Service job. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete the skill badge, and final assessment challenge lab, to receive a digital badge that you can share with your network.

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Earn the introductory skill badge by completing the Build a Website on Google Cloud course. This course is based on the series Get Cooking in Cloud, where you learn how to: Deploy a website on Cloud Run; Host a web app on Compute Engine; Create, deploy, and scale your website on Google Kubernetes Engine; Migrate from a monolithic application to a microservices architecture using Cloud Build. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete the skill badge, and final assessment challenge lab, to receive a digital badge that you can share with your network.

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Complete the intermediate Deploy Kubernetes Applications on Google Cloud skill badge to demonstrate skills in the following: configuring and building Docker container images, creating and managing Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) clusters, utilizing kubectl for efficient cluster management, and deploying Kubernetes applications with robust continuous delivery (CD) practices. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete this skill badge course and the final assessment challenge lab to receive a skill badge that you can share with your network.

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Earn a skill badge by completing the Set Up an App Dev Environment on Google Cloud course, where you learn how to build and connect storage-centric cloud infrastructure using the basic capabilities of the of the following technologies: Cloud Storage, Identity and Access Management, Cloud Functions, and Pub/Sub. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete this skill badge, and the final assessment challenge lab, to receive a skill badge that you can share with your network.

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Complete the introductory Implement Load Balancing on Compute Engine skill badge to demonstrate skills in the following: writing gcloud commands and using Cloud Shell, creating and deploying virtual machines in Compute Engine, and configuring network and HTTP load balancers. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete this skill badge, and the final assessment challenge lab, to receive a skill badge that you can share with your network.

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Earn a skill badge by completing the Build and Secure Networks in Google Cloud course, where you will learn about multiple networking-related resources to build, scale, and secure your applications on Google Cloud. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete the skill badge, and final assessment challenge lab, to receive a digital badge that you can share with your network.

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Earn a skill badge by completing the Build Interactive Apps with Google Assistant quest, where you will learn how to build Google Assistant applications, including how to: create an Actions project, integrate Dialogflow with an Actions project, test your application with Actions simulator, build an Assistant application with flash cards template, integrate customer MP3 files with your Assistant application, add Cloud Translation API to your Assistant application, and use APIs and integrate them into your applications. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete the skill badge quest, and final assessment challenge lab, to receive a digital badge that you can share with your network.

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Complete the introductory Derive Insights from BigQuery Data skill badge to demonstrate skills in the following: write SQL queries, query public tables, load sample data into BigQuery, troubleshoot common syntax errors with the query validator in BigQuery, and create reports in Looker Studio by connecting to BigQuery data. A skill badge is an exclusive digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete this skill badge course, and the final assessment challenge lab, to receive a skill badge that you can share with your network.

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Earn a skill badge by completing the Develop your Google Cloud Network course, where you learn multiple ways to deploy and monitor applications including how to: explore IAM rols and add/remove project access, create VPC networks, deploy and monitor Compute Engine VMs, write SQL queries, deploy and monitor VMs in Compute Engine, and deploy applications using Kubernetes with multiple deployment approaches. A skill badge is an exclusivedigital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of your proficiency with Google Cloud products and services and tests your ability to apply your knowledge in an interactive hands-on environment. Complete this skill badge, and the final assessment challenge lab, to receive a skill badge that you can share with your network.

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Cloud Logging is a fully managed service that performs at scale. It can ingest application and system log data from thousands of VMs and, even better, analyze all that log data in real time. In this fundamental-level Quest, you learn how to store, search, analyze, monitor, and alert on log data and events from Google Cloud. The labs in the Quest give you hands-on practice using Cloud Logging to maximize your learning experience and provide insight on how you can use Cloud Logging to your own Google Cloud environment.

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With Google Assistant part of over a billion consumer devices, this quest teaches you how to build practical Google Assistant applications integrated with Google Cloud services via APIs. Example apps will use the Dialogflow conversational suite and the Actions and Cloud Functions frameworks. You will build 5 different applications that explore useful and fun tools you can extend on your own. No hardware required! These labs use the cloud-based Google Assistant simulator environment for developing and testing, but if you do have your own device, such as a Google Home or a Google Hub, additional instructions are provided on how to deploy your apps to your own hardware.

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Obtain a competitive advantage through DevOps. DevOps is an organizational and cultural movement that aims to increase software delivery velocity, improve service reliability, and build shared ownership among software stakeholders. In this quest you will learn how to use Google Cloud to improve the speed, stability, availability, and security of your software delivery capability. DevOps Research and Assessment has joined Google Cloud. How does your team measure up? Take this five question multiple-choice quiz and find out! Looking for a hands on challenge lab to demonstrate your skills and validate your knowledge? On completing this quest, enroll in and finish the additional challenge lab at the end of this quest to receive an exclusive Google Cloud digital badge.

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This fundamental-level quest is unique amongst the other quest offerings. The labs have been curated to give IT professionals hands-on practice with topics and services that appear in the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect Certification. From IAM, to networking, to Kubernetes engine deployment, this quest is composed of specific labs that will put your Google Cloud knowledge to the test. Be aware that while practice with these labs will increase your skills and abilities, we recommend that you also review the exam guide and other available preparation resources.

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This introductory-level quest shows application developers how the Google Cloud ecosystem could help them build secure, scalable, and intelligent cloud native applications. You learn how to develop and scale applications without setting up infrastructure, run data analytics, gain insights from data, and develop with pre-trained ML APIs to leverage machine learning even if you are not a Machine Learning expert. You will also experience seamless integration between various Google services and APIs to create intelligent apps.

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Want to scale your data analysis efforts without managing database hardware? Learn the best practices for querying and getting insights from your data warehouse with this interactive series of BigQuery labs. BigQuery is Google's fully managed, NoOps, low cost analytics database. With BigQuery you can query terabytes and terabytes of data without having any infrastructure to manage or needing a database administrator. BigQuery uses SQL and can take advantage of the pay-as-you-go model. BigQuery allows you to focus on analyzing data to find meaningful insights.

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In this series of labs you will learn how to use BigQuery to analyze NCAA basketball data with SQL. Build a Machine Learning Model to predict the outcomes of NCAA March Madness basketball tournament games.

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Kubernetes is the most popular container orchestration system, and Google Kubernetes Engine was designed specifically to support managed Kubernetes deployments in Google Cloud. In this advanced-level quest, you will get hands-on practice configuring Docker images, containers, and deploying fully-fledged Kubernetes Engine applications. This quest will teach you the practical skills needed for integrating container orchestration into your own workflow. Looking for a hands-on challenge lab to demonstrate your skills and validate your knowledge? On completing this quest, finish the additional Challenge Lab at the end of the Deploy to Kubernetes in Google Cloud Quest to receive an exclusive Google Cloud digital badge.

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Blockchain and related technologies, such as distributed ledger and distributed apps, are becoming new value drivers and solution priorities in many industries. In this Quest you will gain hands-on experience with distributed ledger and the exploration of blockchain datasets in Google Cloud. This Quest brings the research and solution work of Google's Allen Day into self-paced labs for you to run and learn directly. Since this Quest utilizes advanced SQL in BigQuery, a SQL-in-BigQuery refresher lab is at the start. The final lab is an advanced challenge-style lab in which there are elements where you are not provided the answer but must solve it for yourself.

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This fundamental-level quest is unique amongst the other quest offerings. The labs have been curated to give IT professionals hands-on practice with topics and services that appear in the Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer Certification. From IAM, to networking, to Kubernetes engine deployment, this quest is composed of specific labs that will put your Google Cloud knowledge to the test. Be aware that while practice with these labs will increase your skills and abilities, we recommend that you also review the exam guide and other available preparation resources.

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Networking is a principle theme of cloud computing. It’s the underlying structure of Google Cloud, and it’s what connects all your resources and services to one another. This quest will cover essential Google Cloud networking services and will give you hands-on practice with specialized tools for developing mature networks. From learning the ins-and-outs of VPCs, to creating enterprise-grade load balancers, Networking Fundamentals in the Google Cloud will give you the practical experience needed so you can start building robust networks right away.

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If you are a novice cloud developer looking for hands-on practice beyond Google Cloud Essentials, this quest is for you. You will get practical experience through labs that dive into Cloud Storage and other key application services like Stackdriver and Cloud Functions. By taking this quest, you will develop valuable skills that are applicable to any Google Cloud initiative. 1-minute videos walk you through key concepts for these labs.

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Workspace (formerly G Suite) is Google's collaborative applications platform, delivered from Google Cloud. In this introductory-level quest, you will get hands-on practice with Workspace’s core applications from a user perspective. Although there are many more applications and tool components to Workspace than are covered here, you will get experience with the primary apps: Gmail, Calendar, Sheets and a handful of others. Each lab can be completed in 10-15 minutes, but extra time is provided to allow self-directed free exploration of the applications.

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In this introductory-level Quest, you will get hands-on practice with the Google Cloud’s fundamental tools and services. Google Cloud Essentials is the recommended first Quest for the Google Cloud learner - you will come in with little or no prior cloud knowledge, and come out with practical experience that you can apply to your first Google Cloud project. From writing Cloud Shell commands and deploying your first virtual machine, to running applications on Kubernetes Engine or with load balancing, Google Cloud Essentials is a prime introduction to the platform’s basic features. 1-minute videos walk you through key concepts for each lab.

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