Google Cloud Essentials

Training Architect
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Joseph Lowery
Joseph Lowery's books about the web and web-building tools are international bestsellers, having sold more than 400,000 copies worldwide in eleven different languages. He is the author of the Dreamweaver Bible series as well as works on Adobe web workflows, CSS and HTML. Joe has built hundreds of web sites over the years, as well as numerous extensions and applications to help other web designers. He has authored over 30 online courses on a wide range of web-related subjects including Dreamweaver, WordPress, Google Cloud Platform, Laravel, PHP and HTML5. Joe has been working with Google Cloud for over four years, transitioning websites to the cloud via App Engine, Compute Engine, Cloud Storage, Cloud Datastore and other services.

Course Introduction

Getting Started

Understanding Google Cloud


Working With Google Cloud

Exploring Google Cloud Services

Running Apps with Compute

Safeguarding Identity and Security

Managing Storage and Databases

Handling Big Data

Optimizing Networking

Moving to the Cutting Edge with Google Cloud

Course Conclusion

Final Steps


This course is designed for those who want to learn about Google Cloud: what cloud computing is, the overall advantages Google Cloud offers, and detailed explanation of all major services - what they are, their use cases, and how to use them.

Study Guides

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Instructor Deck


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Earn a Certificate of Completion

When you complete this course, you’ll receive a certificate of completion as proof of your accomplishment.

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