Google Cloud Skills Boost

Scientific Data Processing

6 hours Intermediate universal_currency_alt 19 Credits
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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  • Lab

    Introduction to SQL for BigQuery and Cloud SQL

    In this lab you will learn fundamental SQL clauses and will get hands on practice running structured queries on BigQuery and Cloud SQL.

  • Lab

    Rent-a-VM to Process Earthquake Data

    In this lab you spin up a virtual machine, configure its security, access it remotely, and then carry out the steps of an ingest-transform-and-publish data pipeline manually. This lab is part of a series of labs on processing scientific data.

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    Weather Data in BigQuery

    In this lab you analyze historical weather observations using BigQuery and use weather data in conjunction with other datasets. This lab is part of a series of labs on processing scientific data.

  • Lab

    Distributed Image Processing in Cloud Dataproc

    In this lab, you will learn how to use Apache Spark on Cloud Dataproc to distribute a computationally intensive image processing task onto a cluster of machines.

  • Lab

    Analyzing Natality Data Using Vertex AI and BigQuery

    In this lab you analyze a large (137 million rows) natality dataset using Google BigQuery and Cloud Datalab. This lab is part of a series of labs on processing scientific data.

  • Lab

    Predict Baby Weight with TensorFlow on AI Platform

    In this lab you train, evaluate, and deploy a machine learning model to predict a baby’s weight. You then send requests to the model to make online predictions. This lab is part of a series of labs on processing scientific data.

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    Quest Info
    This Quest requires hands-on experience with GCP data processing and machine learning services like Dataproc, Dataflow, and Cloud ML Engine. It is recommended that the student have at least earned a Badge by completing the hands-on labs in the Baseline: Data, ML, and AI Quest before beginning.
    Available languages
    English, français, español (Latinoamérica), 日本語, português (Brasil), and Deutsch
    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.