Google Cloud Fundamentals

Summary

Learn essential Google Cloud concepts and configure resources in the Google Cloud console.

Description

Learn the basics of Google Cloud and how to configure various resources using the Cloud Console. This course begins with an overview of the platform, key terminology, and core services. You will then learn essential IAM concepts and how service accounts can be used to manage resources. You will also learn about the function and use cases of several storage services, such as Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, and BigQuery. This course also covers virtual machine and networking concepts in Compute Engine and VPC services. The course ends with an overview of GKE clusters and Kubernetes concepts.

Learning objectives

  • Define basic concepts and core services in the Google Cloud Platform.

  • Describe IAM concepts and how service accounts can be used to manage resources.

  • Identify use cases for storage services, such as Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, and BigQuery.

  • Define virtual machine and networking concepts in Compute Engine and VPC services.

  • Describe Google Kubernetes Engine and the core components of Kubernetes clusters.

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with basic cloud computing concepts (cloud computing, cloud storage, virtual machine, database, data warehouse)

Learning path

  • This course is part of the Platform Administrator learning path.

Proof of completion

  • Upon 80% completion of this course, you will receive a proof of completion.