Optimizing Your Google Cloud Costs
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Lab walk-through - set 1
Setting Up Cost Control with Quota
In this lab you will query a large dataset, update the BigQuery API quota, and then optimize your query to run within quota.
Cloud Monitoring: Qwik Start
This lab shows you how to monitor a Google Compute Engine virtual machine (VM) instance with Cloud Monitoring.
Cloud Functions: Qwik Start - Command Line
This hands-on lab shows you how to create and deploy a Cloud Function using the Cloud Platform Command Line. Watch the short video Connect & Extend GCP Services with Google Cloud Functions.
Lab walk-through - set 2
Clean Up Unused IP Addresses
In this lab you will schedule a Cloud Function to identify and clean up unused IP addresses.
Clean Up Unused and Orphaned Persistent Disks
In this lab you will schedule a Cloud Function to identify and clean up unused and orphaned persistent disks.
Optimizing Cost with Google Cloud Storage
In this lab you will configure Cloud Monitoring to observe bucket object access and deploy a Cloud Function to migrate objects from a Regional bucket to a Nearline bucket.
Network Tiers - Optimizing Network Spend
In this lab, you create one VM in the premium network service tier (default) and one VM in the standard network service tier. Then you compare the latency and routes for each VM instance.
- Explain the operational prerequisites to achieve cloud cost optimization
- Differentiate between budgets and quota
- Set up budgets and alerts for actual and forecasted thresholds
- Set up cost controls with quota
- Analyze your committed use discounts
- Use advanced methods for cost control and optimization