Google Cloud Skills Boost

Create and Manage Cloud Spanner Databases

8 hours Introductory universal_currency_alt 5 Credits
Earn a skill badge by completing the Create and Manage Cloud Spanner Databases quest, where you will learn how to: Create and Interact with a Cloud Spanner Database; Load a Cloud Spanner Database using various techniques; Backup a Cloud Spanner Database; Define Schemas and Understand Query Plans; and Deploy a Modern Web App connected to a Cloud Spanner instance.

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.

Badge for Create and Manage Cloud Spanner Databases

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  • Lab

    Cloud Spanner - Database Fundamentals

    In this lab you perform basic administrative tasks within a Cloud Spanner instance.

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    Cloud Spanner - Loading Data and Performing Backups

    In this lab you explore various ways to load data into Cloud Spanner as well as perform a backup of your database.

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    Cloud Spanner - Defining Schemas and Understanding Query Plans

    In this lab you review schema related features of Cloud Spanner and apply those to a Banking Operations database. You also review the methods and rules by which Cloud Spanner creates query plans.

  • Lab

    Deploy a Modern Web App connected to a Cloud Spanner Instance

    In this lab you build and deploy a Node.js application connected to a Cloud Spanner instance. The Node.js application is a stock price visualization tool named OmegaTrade. The OmegaTrade application stores stock prices in Cloud Spanner and renders visualizations using Google Charts.

  • Lab

    Create and Manage Cloud Spanner Databases: Challenge Lab

    In this challenge lab you demonstrate your knowledge of Cloud Spanner that you learned from the Create and Manage Cloud Spanner Databases quest.

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    Quest Info
    Available languages
    English
    What do I do when I finish this quest?
    After finishing this quest, you can explore additional content in your learning path or browse the learning catalog.
    What badges can I earn?
    Upon finishing a quest, you will earn a badge of completion. Some quests test your ability to apply your knowledge via a final assessment challenge lab. For these quests, you will receive a skill badge. Badges can be viewed on your profile and shared with your social network.