Google Cloud Course

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Learn the value of Google Cloud Platform.

This one-day instructor-led class provides an overview of Google Cloud Platform products and services. Through a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs, you will learn the value of Google Cloud Platform and how to incorporate cloud-based solutions into business strategies. 

Virtual Learning:  

This interactive training can be taken from any location, your office or home and is delivered by a trainer. This training does not have any delegates in the class with the instructor, since all delegates are virtually connected. Virtual delegates do not travel to this course, Global Knowledge will send you all the information needed before the start of the course and you can test the logins. 


This course is intended for the following participants:

  • Individuals planning to deploy applications and create application environments on Google Cloud Platform.
  • Developers, systems operations professionals, and solution architects getting started with Google Cloud Platform.#
  • Executives and business decision makers evaluating the potential of Google Cloud Platform to address their business needs.

Skills Gained

After completion of this course you will be able to:

  • 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


Familiarity with application development, Linux operating systems, systems operations, and data analytics/machine


1. Introducing Google Cloud Platform

  • Explain the advantages of Google Cloud Platform
  • Define the components of Google's network infrastructure
  • Understand the difference between Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)

2. Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform

  • Identify the purpose of projects on Google Cloud Platform
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Identity and Access Management
  • List the methods of interacting with Google Cloud Platform

3. Google App Engine and Google Cloud Datastore

  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Google App Engine and Google Cloud Datastore
  • Contrast the App Engine Standard environment with the App Engine
  • Flexible environment
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Google Cloud Endpoints

4. Google Cloud Platform Storage Options

  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for: Google Cloud Storage,Google Cloud SQL and Google Cloud Bigtable
  • Learn how to choose between the various storage options on Google Cloud Platform

5. Google Container Engine

  • Define the concept of a container and identify uses for containers
  • Identify the purpose of and use cases for Google Container Engine and Kubernetes
  • Deploying Applications Using Google Container Engine

6. Google Compute Engine and Networking

  • Identify the purpose of and use cases for Google Compute Engine
  • Understand the various Google Cloud Platform networking and operational tools and services

7. Big Data and Machine Learning

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Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. Its a cost effective option. One on one training can be delivered too, at reasonable rates.

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SPVC = Self Paced Virtual Class

LVC = Live Virtual Class

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