Create and Manage Cloud Resources
gcloudcommands 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.
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A Tour of Google Cloud Hands-on Labs
In this first hands-on lab you will access the Google Cloud console and use these basic Google Cloud features: Projects, Resources, IAM Users, Roles, Permissions, and APIs.
Creating a Virtual Machine
In this hands-on lab, you’ll learn how to create a Google Compute Engine virtual machine and understand zones, regions, and machine types. To preview, watch the short video Create a Virtual Machine, GCP Essentials.
Compute Engine: Qwik Start - Windows
Google Compute Engine lets you create and run virtual machines on Google infrastructure. In this lab you create a Windows Server instance in the Google Compute Engine and access it with RDP. Watch a short preview, Launch a Windows Server Instance, GCP Essentials.
Getting Started with Cloud Shell and gcloud
In this hands-on lab you will learn how to connect to computing resources hosted on Google Cloud Platform via the web. You will also learn how to use Cloud Shell and the Cloud SDK gcloud command. For a preview, watch the short video Get Started with Cloud Shell, GCP Essentials.
Kubernetes Engine: Qwik Start
Google Kubernetes Engine provides a managed environment for deploying, managing, and scaling your containerized applications using Google infrastructure. This hands-on lab shows you how deploy a containerized application with Kubernetes Engine. Watch the short video Manage Containerized Apps with Kubernetes Engine.
Set Up Network and HTTP Load Balancers
In this hands-on lab, you'll learn how setup both network load balancers and HTTP load balancers for your application running in Compute Engine virtual machines.
Create and Manage Cloud Resources: Challenge Lab
This challenge lab tests your skills and knowledge from the labs in the Create and Manage Cloud Resources quest. You should be familiar with the content of the labs before attempting this lab.