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Badge for Insights from Data with BigQuery Insights from Data with BigQuery Earned Jun 2, 2021 EDT
Badge for Perform Foundational Data, ML, and AI Tasks in Google Cloud Perform Foundational Data, ML, and AI Tasks in Google Cloud Earned Jun 2, 2021 EDT
Badge for NCAA® March Madness®: Bracketology with Google Cloud NCAA® March Madness®: Bracketology with Google Cloud Earned Jun 2, 2021 EDT
Badge for BigQuery for Machine Learning BigQuery for Machine Learning Earned Jun 1, 2021 EDT
Badge for BigQuery Basics for Data Analysts BigQuery Basics for Data Analysts Earned May 31, 2021 EDT
Badge for Baseline: Data, ML, AI Baseline: Data, ML, AI Earned May 30, 2021 EDT
Badge for Workspace: Add-ons Workspace: Add-ons Earned May 25, 2021 EDT
Badge for IoT in the Google Cloud IoT in the Google Cloud Earned May 20, 2021 EDT
Badge for Build a Website on Google Cloud Build a Website on Google Cloud Earned May 17, 2021 EDT
Badge for Exploring APIs Exploring APIs Earned May 16, 2021 EDT
Badge for Baseline: Deploy & Develop Baseline: Deploy & Develop Earned May 7, 2021 EDT
Badge for Integrate with Machine Learning APIs Integrate with Machine Learning APIs Earned May 5, 2021 EDT
Badge for Website on Google Cloud Website on Google Cloud Earned May 5, 2021 EDT
Badge for Cloud Logging Cloud Logging Earned May 4, 2021 EDT
Badge for Cloud Development Cloud Development Earned May 3, 2021 EDT
Badge for Build Interactive Apps with Google Assistant Build Interactive Apps with Google Assistant Earned Apr 30, 2021 EDT
Badge for Machine Learning APIs Machine Learning APIs Earned Apr 29, 2021 EDT
Badge for OK Google: Build Interactive Apps with Google Assistant OK Google: Build Interactive Apps with Google Assistant Earned Apr 28, 2021 EDT
Badge for Google Developer Essentials Google Developer Essentials Earned Apr 27, 2021 EDT
Badge for Ensure Access & Identity in Google Cloud Ensure Access & Identity in Google Cloud Earned Apr 26, 2021 EDT
Badge for Implement DevOps in Google Cloud Implement DevOps in Google Cloud Earned Apr 25, 2021 EDT
Badge for Google Cloud Solutions I: Scaling Your Infrastructure Google Cloud Solutions I: Scaling Your Infrastructure Earned Apr 25, 2021 EDT
Badge for Cloud Architecture Cloud Architecture Earned Apr 21, 2021 EDT
Badge for Set Up and Configure a Cloud Environment in Google Cloud Set Up and Configure a Cloud Environment in Google Cloud Earned Apr 19, 2021 EDT
Badge for Deploy to Kubernetes in Google Cloud Deploy to Kubernetes in Google Cloud Earned Apr 17, 2021 EDT
Badge for Understanding Your Google Cloud Costs Understanding Your Google Cloud Costs Earned Apr 17, 2021 EDT
Badge for Build and Secure Networks in Google Cloud Build and Secure Networks in Google Cloud Earned Apr 16, 2021 EDT
Badge for Security & Identity Fundamentals Security & Identity Fundamentals Earned Apr 15, 2021 EDT
Badge for Perform Foundational Infrastructure Tasks in Google Cloud Perform Foundational Infrastructure Tasks in Google Cloud Earned Apr 13, 2021 EDT
Badge for DevOps Essentials DevOps Essentials Earned Apr 13, 2021 EDT
Badge for Cloud Engineering Cloud Engineering Earned Apr 11, 2021 EDT
Badge for Kubernetes in Google Cloud Kubernetes in Google Cloud Earned Apr 11, 2021 EDT
Badge for Create and Manage Cloud Resources Create and Manage Cloud Resources Earned Apr 9, 2021 EDT
Badge for Networking in Google Cloud Networking in Google Cloud Earned Apr 7, 2021 EDT
Badge for Baseline: Infrastructure Baseline: Infrastructure Earned Apr 5, 2021 EDT
Badge for Google Cloud Essentials Google Cloud Essentials Earned Apr 5, 2021 EDT

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 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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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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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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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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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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This quest of hands-on labs demonstrates the power of integrating Google Cloud services and tools with Workspace applications - like using Node.js to build a survey bot, the Natural Language API to recognize sentiment in a Google Doc, and building a chat bot with Apps Script.

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In this quest, you will learn about Google Cloud’s IoT Core service and its integration with other services like GCS, Dataprep, Stackdriver and Firestore. The labs in this quest use simulator code to mimic IOT devices and the learning here should empower you to implement the same streaming pipeline with real world IoT devices.

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Earn a skill badge by completing the Build a Website on Google Cloud skill badge quest. This quest is based on the series Get Cooking in Cloud, where you will 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. 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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Google Cloud Application Programming Interfaces are the mechanism to interact with Google Cloud Services programmatically. This quest will give you hands-on practice with a variety of GCP APIs, which you will learn through working with Google’s APIs Explorer, a tool that allows you to browse APIs and run their methods interactively. By learning how to transfer data between Cloud Storage buckets, deploy Compute Engine instances, configure Dataproc clusters and much more, Exploring APIs will show you how powerful APIs are and why they are used almost exclusively by proficient GCP users. Enroll in this quest today.

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In this introductory-level quest, you will learn the fundamentals of developing and deploying applications on the Google Cloud Platform. You will get hands-on experience with the Google App Engine framework by launching applications written in languages like Python, Ruby, and Java (just to name a few). You will see first-hand how straightforward and powerful GCP application frameworks are, and how easily they integrate with GCP database, data-loss prevention, and security services.

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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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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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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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The hands-on labs in this Quest are structured to give experienced app developers hands-on practice with the state-of-the-art developing applications in Google Cloud. The topics align with the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Developer Certification. These labs follow the sequence of activities needed to create and deploy an app in Google Cloud from beginning to end. Be aware that while practice with these labs will increase your skills and abilities, it is recommended that you also review the exam guide and other available preparation resources.

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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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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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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 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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Earn a skill badge by completing the Ensure Access & Identity in Google Cloud quest, where you will learn about many fundamental features of cloud security, including how to recognize and assign roles and users using Identity and Access Management (IAM), assign predefined roles and create custom roles, create and manage service accounts, securely enable private connectivity between resources in multiple virtual private clouds (VPCs), restrict application access based on authentication using Identity-Aware Proxy, set up a secure Cloud Storage bucket and view related audit logs, manage keys and encrypted data using Key Management Service, create a private Kubernetes cluster where nodes are not publicly accessible. 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 as…

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Earn a skill badge by completing the Implement DevOps in Google Cloud quest, where you will learn about DevOps - an organizational and cultural movement that aims to increase software delivery velocity, improve service reliability, and build shared ownership among software stakeholders. Specifically, you will learn how to: create a git repository using Google Cloud Source Repositories, launch, manage, and scale deployments using Google Kubernetes Engine, set up a Kubernetes cluster and deploy Load Balancer type NGINX using Terraform; create and monitor a GKE cluster using Cloud Monitoring and Cloud Logging; use Jenkins on Kubernetes Engine to develop a continuous delivery pipeline. 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…

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In this advanced-level quest, you will learn how you to harness serious Google Cloud power and infrastructure. The hands-on labs will give you use cases and you will be tasked with implementing scaling practices utilized by Google’s very own Solutions Architecture team. From developing enterprise grade load balancing and autoscaling, to building continuous delivery pipelines, Google Cloud Solutions I: Scaling your Infrastructure will teach you best practices for taking your Google Cloud projects to the next level.

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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 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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This Quest is most suitable for those working in a technology or finance role who are responsible for managing Google Cloud costs. You’ll learn how to set up a billing account, organize resources, and manage billing access permissions. In the hands-on labs, you'll learn how to view your invoice, track your Google Cloud costs with Billing reports, analyze your billing data with BigQuery or Google Sheets, and create custom billing dashboards with Data Studio. References made to links in the videos can be accessed in this Additional Resources document.

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 fundamental-level 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 in the Google Cloud will give you the practical experience needed so you can start building robust networks right away. 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 Build and Secure Networks in Google Cloud Quest to receive an exclusive Google Cloud digital badge.

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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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