Google Cloud Platform Learning Path

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Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect - Part 1
Duration: 15:53:31

The purpose of this course is twofold:

  1. To help a student who is interested in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) but has not had much hands-on experience to become familiar with the platform be comfortable with navigating the console and learn its capabilities.
  2. Prepare students for the Google Cloud Architect exam by laying down the foundational principles of familiarity with GCP, from which we will introduce more complex concepts in more advanced courses, culminating in preparing for the Google Cloud Architect certification.

Skills that will be covered include:

  • Identify the purpose and value of Google Cloud Platform products and services
  • Interact with Google Cloud Platform services
  • Describe ways in which customers have used Google Cloud Platform
  • Choose among and use application deployment environments on Google Cloud Platform: Google App Engine, Google Container Engine, and Google Compute Engine
  • Choose among and use Google Cloud Platform storage options: Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SQL, Google Cloud Bigtable, and Google Cloud Datastore
  • Make basic use of BigQuery, Google’s managed data warehouse for analytics

These will be a high-level overview of the above concepts, which we will build on in more advanced courses.

Practice Exam

Even though there is no certification test that directly correlates to this exam, we still want to make sure we have a thorough understanding of GCP Essential concepts to prepare for advances courses.

Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect - Part 2
Duration: 16:26:28

The Google Cloud Platform Architect Part 1 course laid down a beginner's level of understanding as a foundation for learning more advanced concepts. In this course, we will take a deeper look at many of GCP's services and start to put many concepts together to mimic most real-life business scenarios. Advanced familiarity with these services will be crucial to prepare for the GCP Architect exam.

Practice Exam
Duration: 01:00:00

This practice exam will test you on the concepts we covered in this course, and help prepare you for the live Cloud Architect certification exam.

Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect - Part 3
Duration: 08:41:11

It is time to focus on the Cloud Architect exam. In this course, we will be filling in the rest of the gaps over what the exam covers, building directly on what we've already learned in the GCP Architect Parts 1 and 2. We will also re-frame previous skills we've learned in the context of using them to solve complicated business and technical problems.

Final Exam

This will be the final practice exam for this series of courses, which will mimic the live test as closely as possible. It will incorporate exam-level questions from the previous courses, from Google's official practice exam, and from new content in this course as well.

Google Cloud Security Essentials
Duration: 10:05:14

This course will teach the core fundamentals necessary to properly secure your Google Cloud environment, and manage who has access to what resources. The concepts introduced in this course are necessary for any security considerations on Google Cloud.

Google Container Engine
Duration: 11:24:29

This course is designed for individuals who what to learn how to use containers on Google Cloud Platform. We will go over the features of the container clusters, as well as how to use kubernetes to create pods, and services using the Google Container Engine.

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Quiz: Final Exam

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