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Badge for Build and Secure Networks in Google Cloud Build and Secure Networks in Google Cloud Earned Oct 31, 2020 EDT
Badge for Insights from Data with BigQuery Insights from Data with BigQuery Earned Oct 17, 2020 EDT
Badge for Deploy and Manage Cloud Environments with Google Cloud Deploy and Manage Cloud Environments with Google Cloud Earned Oct 17, 2020 EDT
Badge for Engineer Data in Google Cloud Engineer Data in Google Cloud Earned Oct 17, 2020 EDT
Badge for DEPRECATED Explore Machine Learning Models with Explainable AI DEPRECATED Explore Machine Learning Models with Explainable AI Earned Oct 16, 2020 EDT
Badge for Integrate with Machine Learning APIs Integrate with Machine Learning APIs Earned Oct 16, 2020 EDT
Badge for Perform Foundational Data, ML, and AI Tasks in Google Cloud Perform Foundational Data, ML, and AI Tasks in Google Cloud Earned Oct 15, 2020 EDT
Badge for Deploy to Kubernetes in Google Cloud Deploy to Kubernetes in Google Cloud Earned Oct 14, 2020 EDT
Badge for Kubernetes in Google Cloud Kubernetes in Google Cloud Earned Oct 13, 2020 EDT
Badge for Cloud Architecture Cloud Architecture Earned Oct 9, 2020 EDT
Badge for Set Up and Configure a Cloud Environment in Google Cloud Set Up and Configure a Cloud Environment in Google Cloud Earned Oct 8, 2020 EDT
Badge for Perform Foundational Infrastructure Tasks in Google Cloud Perform Foundational Infrastructure Tasks in Google Cloud Earned Oct 8, 2020 EDT
Badge for Baseline: Infrastructure Baseline: Infrastructure Earned Oct 7, 2020 EDT
Badge for Create and Manage Cloud Resources Create and Manage Cloud Resources Earned Oct 7, 2020 EDT
Badge for Cloud Hero: Application Development Cloud Hero: Application Development Earned Mar 30, 2020 EDT
Badge for Cloud Hero: Big Data and Machine Learning Cloud Hero: Big Data and Machine Learning Earned Mar 28, 2020 EDT
Badge for Cloud Hero: Core Infrastructure Cloud Hero: Core Infrastructure Earned Mar 26, 2020 EDT
Badge for Cloud Hero Speedrun: ACE Challenge Game 3 Cloud Hero Speedrun: ACE Challenge Game 3 Earned Feb 2, 2020 EST
Badge for Cloud Hero: Lunar New Year Special Cloud Hero: Lunar New Year Special Earned Jan 26, 2020 EST
Badge for Corporate Apps on AWS for Windows Corporate Apps on AWS for Windows Earned Jan 17, 2020 EST
Badge for Databases on AWS for Windows Databases on AWS for Windows Earned Jan 17, 2020 EST
Badge for DevZone Quest DevZone Quest Earned Jan 17, 2020 EST
Badge for OK Google: Build Interactive Apps with Google Assistant OK Google: Build Interactive Apps with Google Assistant Earned Jan 14, 2020 EST
Badge for Cloud Engineering Cloud Engineering Earned Jan 14, 2020 EST
Badge for Data Science on Google Cloud: Machine Learning Data Science on Google Cloud: Machine Learning Earned Jan 12, 2020 EST
Badge for Cloud Hero Speedrun: ACE Challenge Game 2 Cloud Hero Speedrun: ACE Challenge Game 2 Earned Jan 11, 2020 EST
Badge for Cloud Hero Speedrun: ACE Challenge Game 1 Cloud Hero Speedrun: ACE Challenge Game 1 Earned Jan 4, 2020 EST
Badge for Data Science on Google Cloud Data Science on Google Cloud Earned Dec 25, 2019 EST
Badge for BigQuery for Machine Learning BigQuery for Machine Learning Earned Dec 24, 2019 EST
Badge for Scientific Data Processing Scientific Data Processing Earned Dec 24, 2019 EST
Badge for Data Engineering Data Engineering Earned Dec 24, 2019 EST
Badge for Google Cloud Solutions II: Data and Machine Learning Google Cloud Solutions II: Data and Machine Learning Earned Dec 23, 2019 EST
Badge for Intermediate ML: TensorFlow on Google Cloud Intermediate ML: TensorFlow on Google Cloud Earned Dec 23, 2019 EST
Badge for Google Developer Essentials Google Developer Essentials Earned Dec 23, 2019 EST
Badge for Advanced ML: ML Infrastructure Advanced ML: ML Infrastructure Earned Dec 19, 2019 EST
Badge for Machine Learning APIs Machine Learning APIs Earned Dec 14, 2019 EST
Badge for Intro to ML: Image Processing Intro to ML: Image Processing Earned Dec 8, 2019 EST
Badge for Programming Windows on AWS Programming Windows on AWS Earned Dec 7, 2019 EST
Badge for Baseline: Data, ML, AI Baseline: Data, ML, AI Earned Dec 5, 2019 EST
Badge for Intro to ML: Language Processing Intro to ML: Language Processing Earned Dec 4, 2019 EST
Badge for Google Cloud Essentials Google Cloud Essentials Earned Dec 3, 2019 EST
Badge for Cloud Hero: Application Development Proficient Cloud Hero: Application Development Proficient Earned Dec 1, 2019 EST
Badge for Cloud Hero: Application Development Cloud Hero: Application Development Earned Nov 30, 2019 EST

Earn a skill badge by completing the Build and Secure Networks in Google Cloud quest, where you will learn about multiple networking-related resources to build, scale, and secure your applications on Google Cloud, including how to: Enable Identity-Aware Proxy, Create VPC networks, Create virtual machine instances with nginx web servers using Compute Engine, Create firewall rules to control internal and external access to your VMs, Configure, stress, and protect a multi-region HTTP application with an HTTP load balancer and Google Cloud Armor, Configure and test an internal TCP load balancer with a regional backend service. 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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Earn a skill badge by completing the Insights from Data with BigQuery quest, where you learn about the following basic features of BigQuery: write SQL queries, create and manage database tables in Cloud SQL, query public tables, and load sample data into BigQuery, troubleshoot common Syntax errors with the Query Validator, use Google Apps Script, create a chart in Google Sheets, and export that data to Google Slides, and create reports in Google Data 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 quest, 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 Deploy and Manage Cloud Environments with Google Cloud quest, where you will learn how to: use the gcloud CLI tool to set up and configure command features of Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM), deploy and scale a Web App on Google Compute Engine, provision a complete Kubernetes cluster using Google Container Engine (GKE) and break an application into microservices using Kubernetes’ Deployments and Services, perform basic networking tasks on Google Cloud Platform, view BigQuery logs inside Cloud Logging and set up a sink to export them back into BigQuery, and migrate a stand-alone PostgreSQL database to Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL using a continuous Database Migration Service job and VPC peering for conectivity. 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. Compl…

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Earn a skill badge by completing the Engineer Data in Google Cloud quest, where you will learn how to: Build data pipelines using Cloud Dataprep by Trifacta, Pub/Sub, and Dataflow; Use Cloud Storage, Dataflow, and BigQuery to perform ETL; Build a machine learning model using BigQuery ML; Use Cloud Composer to copy data across multiple locations. This quest is a great resource for understanding topics that will appear in the Google Cloud Certified Professional Data Engineer Certification. 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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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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Earn a skill badge by completing the Integrate with Machine Learning APIs quest, 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 quest, 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 Perform Foundational Data, ML, and AI Tasks quest, where you learn the basic features for the following machine learning and AI technologies: BigQuery, Cloud Speech AI, Cloud Natural Language API, AI Platform, Dataflow, Cloud Dataprep by Trifacta, Dataproc, 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 quest, 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 Deploy to Kubernetes in Google Cloud quest, where you will learn about Google Kubernetes Engine and multiple deployment approaches including how to: configure and build images to run and debug Docker containers, build Kubernetes Engine clusters, and manage them with kubectl, deploy Kubernetes applications using deployments and continuous delivery techniques. 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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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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This fundamental-level quest is unique amongst the other Qwiklabs 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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Earn a skill badge by completing the Set Up and Configure a Cloud Environment in Google Cloud quest, 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 quest, 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 Perform Foundational Infrastructure Tasks in Google Cloud quest, 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 quest, and the final assessment challenge lab, to receive a skill badge that you can share with your network.

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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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Earn a skill badge by completing the Create and Manage Cloud Resources quest, where you learn how to do the following: Write gcloud commands and use Cloud Shell, create and deploy virtual machines in Compute Engine, run containerized applications on Google Kubernetes Engine, and configure 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 quest, and the final assessment challenge lab, to receive a skill badge that you can share with your network.

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Learn how the Google Cloud ecosystem can help you build secure, scalable and intelligent cloud native applications and experience seamless integration between Google services and APIs to create intelligent apps. Dive deep into key solutions to common use cases and gain hands-on experience with App Engine, Stackdriver and the Places API, plus score points and compete with other players in today's game.

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Welcome, gamers! Cloud Hero is played around the world, in person and online. Today, you have the opportunity to become one of the Cloud Heroes! Today's game is all about Big Data and Machine Learning. You will compete to see who can finish the game with the most points. Speed is important, and so is accuracy! Start taking the game labs to score points. Earn the most points by completing the steps in the lab.... and get bonus points for speed! Be sure to click "End" when you're done with the lab to get the maximum points. You can take each lab up to 5 times.

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Cloud Hero is played around the world, in person and online. Today, you have the opportunity to become one of the Cloud Heroes! Today's game is all about Core Infrastructure. You will compete to see who can finish the game with the most points. Speed is important, and so is accuracy! Earn the most points by completing the steps in the lab.... and get bonus points for speed! Be sure to click "End" when you're done with each lab to get the maximum points. All players will be awarded the game badge.

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You guys are awesome. Two thousand of you joined the Cloud ACE challenge. Congratulations to everyone - you started 2020 strong by adding to your skillset and strengthening your appeal on the job market. Ready for the next step? After Cloud ACE, consider a professional level certification. Today's game will get you even deeper into advanced cloud use cases and put your new skills to the test. Are you ready?

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Happy Lunar New Year from Qwiklabs! Begin your new year with an exciting game full of fun and learning. Play this game and complete the labs from the Cloud Architecture Quest and get a headstart for your certification preps!

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Learn how to deploy Microsoft Windows Server-based applications in the AWS cloud, including Microsoft Exchange, Dynamics CRM and SharePoint.

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Learn how to deploy and administer databases running on Microsoft Windows Server in Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS.

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Welcome to DevZone Quest, a set of labs to deepen your understanding of the technology behind the Cloud Showcase Experiments featured in the Google Cloud Next 2019 San Francisco DevZone.

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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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This fundamental-level quest is unique amongst the other Qwiklabs 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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This is the second of two Quests of hands-on labs derived from the exercises from the book Data Science on Google Cloud Platform, 2nd Edition by Valliappa Lakshmanan, published by O'Reilly Media, Inc. In this second Quest, covering chapter 9 through the end of the book, you extend the skills practiced in the first Quest, and run full-fledged machine learning jobs with state-of-the-art tools and real-world data sets, all using Google Cloud tools and services.

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Whoa, it's 2020 and you want to accelerate your career! But you don't know where to start. Have you considered getting Google Cloud certified? Get hands-on practice with the GCP Console in today's game. Bonus, these labs will advance you towards completing the Cloud ACE 30-day challenge!

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Have you joined the Cloud ACE 30-day challenge yet? Jump ahead of the pack with today's game. You'll get hands-on experience with key Google Cloud tools and you'll be 4 labs closer to completing the challenge and earning your badge. Play to ACE your new year's resolutions!

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This is the first of two Quests of hands-on labs is derived from the exercises from the book Data Science on Google Cloud Platform, 2nd Edition by Valliappa Lakshmanan, published by O'Reilly Media, Inc. In this first Quest, covering up through chapter 8, you are given the opportunity to practice all aspects of ingestion, preparation, processing, querying, exploring and visualizing data sets using Google Cloud tools and services.

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Want to build ML models in minutes instead of hours using just SQL? BigQuery ML democratizes machine learning by letting data analysts create, train, evaluate, and predict with machine learning models using existing SQL tools and skills. In this series of labs, you will experiment with different model types and learn what makes a good model. 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>/a> to receive an exclusive Google Cloud digital badge.

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Big data, machine learning, and scientific data? It sounds like the perfect match. In this advanced-level quest, you will get hands-on practice with GCP services like Big Query, Dataproc, and Tensorflow by applying them to use cases that employ real-life, scientific data sets. By getting experience with tasks like earthquake data analysis and satellite image aggregation, Scientific Data Processing will expand your skill set in big data and machine learning so you can start tackling your own problems across a spectrum of scientific disciplines.

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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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In this advanced-level quest, you will learn how to harness serious Google Cloud computing power to run big data and machine learning jobs. The hands-on labs will give you use cases, and you will be tasked with implementing big data and machine learning practices utilized by Google’s very own Solutions Architecture team. From running Big Query analytics on tens of thousands of basketball games, to training TensorFlow image classifiers, you will quickly see why Google Cloud is the go-to platform for running big data and machine learning jobs.

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TensorFlow is an open source software library for high performance numerical computation that's great for writing models that can train and run on platforms ranging from your laptop to a fleet of servers in the Cloud to an edge device. This quest takes you beyond the basics of using predefined models and teaches you how to build, train and deploy your own on Google Cloud.

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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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Machine Learning is one of the most innovative fields in technology, and the Google Cloud Platform has been instrumental in furthering its development. With a host of APIs, GCP has a tool for just about any machine learning job. In this advanced-level quest, you will get hands-on practice with machine learning at scale and how to employ the advanced ML infrastructure available on GCP.

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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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Using large scale computing power to recognize patterns and "read" images is one of the foundational technologies in AI, from self-driving cars to facial recognition. The Google Cloud Platform provides world class speed and accuracy via systems that can utilized by simply calling APIs. With these and a host of other APIs, GCP has a tool for just about any machine learning job. In this introductory quest, you will get hands-on practice with machine learning as it applies to image processing by taking labs that will enable you to label images, detect faces and landmarks, as well as extract, analyze, and translate text from within images.

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Learn how to develop applications in Microsoft Visual Studio leveraging AWS services.

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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 Qwiklabs has you covered 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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It’s no secret that machine learning is one of the fastest growing fields in tech, and the Google Cloud Platform has been instrumental in furthering its development. With a host of APIs, GCP has a tool for just about any machine learning job. In this introductory quest, you will get hands-on practice with machine learning as it applies to language processing by taking labs that will enable you to extract entities from text, and perform sentiment and syntactic analysis as well as use the Speech to Text API for transcription.

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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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Welcome Gamers, Here's a fun opportunity for you to get yourself familiarized with Isitio. Earn the most points by completing the steps in the lab....and get bonus points for speed! Be sure to click "End" when you're done with each lab to get the maximum points. Challenge yourself to complete each task as quickly and accurately as possible to score points and earn badges!

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Have fun with this interesting game and get some hands on Stackdriver, Docker and Python. Challenge yourself to complete each task as quickly and accurately as possible to score points and earn badges!

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