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NAMAN SINGHAL

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Badge for Scaling with Google Cloud Operations Scaling with Google Cloud Operations Earned Nov 12, 2022 EST
Badge for Modernize Infrastructure and Applications with Google Cloud Modernize Infrastructure and Applications with Google Cloud Earned Nov 12, 2022 EST
Badge for Exploring Data Transformation with Google Cloud Exploring Data Transformation with Google Cloud Earned Nov 12, 2022 EST
Badge for Digital Transformation with Google Cloud Digital Transformation with Google Cloud Earned Nov 12, 2022 EST
Badge for Learn to Earn Cloud Challenge: Data+ Learn to Earn Cloud Challenge: Data+ Earned Oct 9, 2021 EDT
Badge for Learn to Earn Cloud Challenge: Security Learn to Earn Cloud Challenge: Security Earned Sep 27, 2021 EDT
Badge for Learn to Earn Cloud Challenge: Architecture Learn to Earn Cloud Challenge: Architecture Earned Sep 26, 2021 EDT
Badge for Learn to Earn Cloud Challenge: Data Learn to Earn Cloud Challenge: Data Earned Sep 25, 2021 EDT
Badge for Learn to Earn Cloud Challenge: Essentials Learn to Earn Cloud Challenge: Essentials Earned Sep 24, 2021 EDT
Badge for Solutions Architect - Associate Solutions Architect - Associate Earned Aug 23, 2021 EDT
Badge for Getting Started with Go on Google Cloud Getting Started with Go on Google Cloud Earned Jun 23, 2021 EDT
Badge for Earth Day Speedrun 2021 Earth Day Speedrun 2021 Earned Jun 9, 2021 EDT
Badge for [DEPRECATED] Secure Workloads in Google Kubernetes Engine [DEPRECATED] Secure Workloads in Google Kubernetes Engine Earned May 25, 2021 EDT
Badge for DevJam App Dev Challenge DevJam App Dev Challenge Earned Dec 21, 2020 EST
Badge for Cloud Architecture Cloud Architecture Earned Dec 21, 2020 EST
Badge for DevJam Infrastructure Challenge DevJam Infrastructure Challenge Earned Dec 13, 2020 EST
Badge for Build a Website on Google Cloud Build a Website on Google Cloud Earned Nov 1, 2020 EST
Badge for Security & Identity Fundamentals Security & Identity Fundamentals Earned Oct 31, 2020 EDT
Badge for BigQuery for Machine Learning BigQuery for Machine Learning Earned Oct 31, 2020 EDT
Badge for DevJam Hands-on Challenge DevJam Hands-on Challenge Earned Oct 30, 2020 EDT
Badge for Networking Fundamentals in Google Cloud Networking Fundamentals in Google Cloud Earned Oct 30, 2020 EDT
Badge for DEPRECATED Google Cloud's Operations Suite DEPRECATED Google Cloud's Operations Suite Earned Oct 25, 2020 EDT
Badge for DevOps Essentials DevOps Essentials Earned Oct 25, 2020 EDT
Badge for Intro to ML: Image Processing Intro to ML: Image Processing Earned Oct 23, 2020 EDT
Badge for Build a Secure Google Cloud Network Build a Secure Google Cloud Network Earned Oct 20, 2020 EDT
Badge for Derive Insights from BigQuery Data Derive Insights from BigQuery Data Earned Oct 20, 2020 EDT
Badge for Engineer Data for Predictive Modeling with BigQuery ML Engineer Data for Predictive Modeling with BigQuery ML Earned Oct 20, 2020 EDT
Badge for Set Up a Google Cloud Network Set Up a Google Cloud Network Earned Oct 20, 2020 EDT
Badge for DEPRECATED Explore Machine Learning Models with Explainable AI DEPRECATED Explore Machine Learning Models with Explainable AI Earned Oct 19, 2020 EDT
Badge for Use Machine Learning APIs on Google Cloud Use Machine Learning APIs on Google Cloud Earned Oct 19, 2020 EDT
Badge for Baseline: Data, ML, AI Baseline: Data, ML, AI Earned Oct 18, 2020 EDT
Badge for Cloud Engineering Cloud Engineering Earned Oct 18, 2020 EDT
Badge for Baseline: Infrastructure Baseline: Infrastructure Earned Oct 18, 2020 EDT
Badge for Google Cloud Essentials Google Cloud Essentials Earned Oct 18, 2020 EDT
Badge for Deploy Kubernetes Applications on Google Cloud Deploy Kubernetes Applications on Google Cloud Earned Oct 18, 2020 EDT
Badge for Prepare Data for ML APIs on Google Cloud Prepare Data for ML APIs on Google Cloud Earned Oct 18, 2020 EDT
Badge for Develop your Google Cloud Network Develop your Google Cloud Network Earned Oct 7, 2020 EDT
Badge for Set Up an App Dev Environment on Google Cloud Set Up an App Dev Environment on Google Cloud Earned Oct 5, 2020 EDT
Badge for Implement Load Balancing on Compute Engine Implement Load Balancing on Compute Engine Earned Oct 4, 2020 EDT

Organizations of all sizes are embracing the power and flexibility of the cloud to transform how they operate. However, managing and scaling cloud resources effectively can be a complex task. Scaling with Google Cloud Operations explores the fundamental concepts of modern operations, reliability, and resilience in the cloud, and how Google Cloud can help support these efforts. Part of the Cloud Digital Leader learning path, this course aims to help individuals grow in their role and build the future of their business.

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Many traditional enterprises use legacy systems and applications that can't stay up-to-date with modern customer expectations. Business leaders often have to choose between maintaining their aging IT systems or investing in new products and services. 'Modernize Infrastructure and Applications with Google Cloud' explores these challenges and offers solutions to overcome them by using cloud technology. Part of the Cloud Digital Leader learning path, this course aims to help individuals grow in their role and build the future of their business.

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Cloud technology can bring great value to an organization, and combining the power of cloud technology with data has the potential to unlock even more value and create new customer experiences. “Exploring Data Transformation with Google Cloud” explores the value data can bring to an organization and ways Google Cloud can make data useful and accessible. Part of the Cloud Digital Leader learning path, this course aims to help individuals grow in their role and build the future of their business.

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There's much excitement about cloud technology and digital transformation, but often many unanswered questions. For example: What is cloud technology? What does digital transformation mean? How can cloud technology help your organization? Where do you even begin? If you've asked yourself any of these questions, you're in the right place. This course provides an overview of the types of opportunities and challenges that companies often encounter in their digital transformation journey. If you want to learn about cloud technology so you can excel in your role and help build the future of your business, then this introductory course on digital transformation is for you. This course is part of the Cloud Digital Leader learning path.

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Welcome to the Learn To Earn Cloud Challenge data plus track! "The Google Cloud Certified Professional Data Engineer certification is associated with the highest paying salary in IT," according to the most recent Global Knowledge skills and salary report (published August 2021). Complete this game to earn the Data Plus game badge, and be eligible for a +bonus+ prize in the Learn to Earn Cloud Challenge. See "what's next" below for details and requirements; you’ll need to earn at least 2 additional challenge badges to qualify. You'll learn next-level data skills to add to your resume. Race the clock to increase your score and watch your name rise on the leaderboard. Good luck!

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Welcome to the Learn To Earn Cloud Challenge security track! These eight labs give you the keys to understanding GCP's powerful security suite. At the end of each lab, you'll have hands-on experience with securing your cloud. Complete this game to earn the Security game badge, and you'll be one step closer to collecting all four badges (see "what's next" below for more information). Race the clock to increase your score and watch your name rise on the leaderboard. Good luck!

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Welcome to the Learn To Earn Cloud Challenge architecture track! These eight labs give you a blueprint of GCP's building blocks. At the end of each lab, you'll have hands-on experience with another tool or service to add to your resume. Complete this game to earn the Architecture game badge, and you'll be one step closer to collecting all four Learn to Earn Cloud Challenge badges (see "what's next" below for more information). Race the clock to increase your score and watch your name rise on the leaderboard. Good luck!

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Welcome to the Learn To Earn Cloud Challenge data track! These eight labs give you a deep dive into GCP's data universe. At the end of each lab, you'll have another in-demand skill to add to your list. Complete this game to earn the Data game badge, and you'll be one step closer to collecting all four Learn to Earn Cloud Challenge badges (see "what's next" below for more information). Race the clock to increase your score and watch your name rise on the leaderboard. Good luck!

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Welcome to the Learn To Earn Cloud Challenge! These eight labs give you a quick hands-on introduction to eight different GCP tools and services. At the end of each lab, you'll have another skill to add to your list. Complete this game to earn the Essentials game badge, and you'll be one step closer to collecting all four Learn to Earn Cloud Challenge badges (see "what's next" below for more information). Race the clock to increase your score and watch your name rise on the leaderboard. Good luck!

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Achieving AWS Certification requires hands-on experience. This quest helps you get hands-on practice with several key services as you prepare for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Exam. Visit AWS Certification to learn more about this exam and find more resources to prepare.

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Get started with Go (Golang) by reviewing Go code, and then creating and deploying simple Go apps on Google Cloud. Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build fast, reliable, and efficient software at scale. Go runs native on Google Cloud, and is fully supported on Google Kubernetes Engine, Compute Engine, App Engine, Cloud Run, and Cloud Functions. Go is a compiled language and is faster and more efficient than interpreted languages. As a result, Go requires no installed runtime like Node, Python, or JDK to execute.

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Happy Earth day, gamers! Today's game is all about how to see the earth around us in new and different ways, using Machine Learning. Play today's game and get hands-on with some gnarly ML and TensorFlow use cases. Everyone who successfully completes the game will get 15 free Qwiklabs credits in their inbox, and the top 10 players will get a 30 day pass to the Google lab catalog. It's data science without the degree!

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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 hands-on practice with Google Cloud’s app dev tools and services. You will compete with your peers to see who can finish this game with the most points. Speed and accuracy will be used to calculate your scores — earn points by completing the labs accurately and bonus points for speed! Be sure to click “End” where you’re done with each lab to be rewarded your points. All players who complete all of the labs will be awarded with this game badge. The access code for this game will be- "5a-devjam-app"

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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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Get hands-on practice with Google Cloud’s infrastructure tools and services. You will compete with your peers to see who can finish this game with the most points. Speed and accuracy will be used to calculate your scores — earn points by completing the labs accurately and bonus points for speed! Be sure to click “End” where you’re done with each lab to be rewarded your points. All players who complete all of the labs will be awarded with this game badge. The access code for this game will be- "5a-devjam-infra".

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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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Security is an uncompromising feature of Google Cloud services, and Google Cloud has developed specific tools for ensuring safety and identity across your projects. In this fundamental-level quest, you will get hands-on practice with Google Cloud’s Identity and Access Management (IAM) service, which is the go-to for managing user and virtual machine accounts. You will get experience with network security by provisioning VPCs and VPNs, and learn what tools are available for security threat and data loss protections. 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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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 to receive an exclusive Google Cloud digital badge.

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Get hands-on practice with Google Cloud’s fundamental tools and services.You will compete with your peers to see who can finish this game with the most points. Speed and accuracy will be used to calculate your scores — earn points by completing the labs accurately and bonus points for speed! Be sure to click “End” where you’re done with each lab to be rewarded your points. All players who complete all of the labs will be awarded with this game badge. The access code for this game will be- "5a-devjam"

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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