Architecting with Google Compute Engine Training

This course equips attendees with the knowledge and skill to deploy images and applications to Google Compute Engine. It will teach them how to monitor and autoscale resources automatically. The course covers IAM, access management and networking to ensure a secure environment for your organisation.

Course Outline

Duration: 3 Days
Price: R15,000 (ex vat)


Module 1
Introduction to GCP

  • List the different ways of interacting with GCP
  • Use the GCP Console and Cloud Shell
  • Create Cloud Storage buckets
  • Use the GCP Marketplace to deploy solutions

Module 2
Virtual Networks

  • List the VPC objects in GCP
  • Differentiate between the different types of VPC networks
  • Implement VPC networks and firewall rules
  • Design a maintenance server

Module 3
Virtual Machines

  • Recall the CPU and memory options for virtual machines
  • Describe the disk options for virtual machines
  • Explain VM pricing and discounts
  • Use Compute Engine to create and customize VM instances

Module 4
Cloud IAM

  • Describe the Cloud IAM resource hierarchy
  • Explain the different types of IAM roles
  • Recall the different types of IAM members
  • Implement access control for resources using Cloud IAM

Module 5
Storage and Database Services

  • Differentiate between Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Spanner, Cloud Firestore, and Cloud Bigtable
  • Choose a data storage service based on your requirements Implement data storage services
  • Implement data storage services

Module 6
Resource Management

  • Describe the cloud resource manager hierarchy
  • Recognize how quotas protect GCP customers
  • Use labels to organize resources
  • Explain the behaviour of budget alerts in GCP
  • Examine billing data with BigQuery

Module 7
Resource Monitoring

  • Describe the Stackdriver services for monitoring, logging, error reporting, tracing, and debugging
  • Create charts, alerts, and uptime checks for resources with Stackdriver Monitoring
  • Use Stackdriver Debugger to identify and fix errors

Module 8
Interconnecting Networks

  • Recall the GCP interconnect and peering services available to connect your infrastructure to GCP
  • Determine which GCP interconnect or peering service to use in specific circumstances
  • Create and configure VPN gateways
  • Recall when to use Shared VPC and when to use VPC Network Peering
  • Describe Cloud DNS

Module 9
Load Balancing and Autoscaling

  • Recall the various load-balancing services
  • Determine which GCP load balancer to use in specific circumstances
  • Describe autoscaling behaviour
  • Configure load balancers and autoscaling

Module 10
Infrastructure Automation

  • Automate the deployment of GCP services using Deployment Manager or Terraform
  • Outline the GCP Marketplace

Module 11
Managed Services

  • Describe the managed services for data processing in GCP

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