Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer

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7+ Hours of Video Instruction

In just under 7 hours, the Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer Complete Video Course provides a clear and easily digestible exploration into the foundational concepts of cloud computing, Google Cloud Platform, and all the objectives and sub-objectives of the Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer certification, including demonstrations of the deployment of applications, monitoring of operations of multiple projects, and many more.

Overview

The Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer Complete Video Course provides a clear and easily digestible introduction and demonstration of the deployment of applications, monitoring of operations of multiple projects, and maintenance of enterprise solutions to ensure that target performance metrics are met. This video course is also designed to help you study for and pass the Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer exam. The learner will gain the knowledge and experience necessary to begin working with public clouds and on-premises solutions. They will be able to use Google Cloud Console and the command-line interface to perform common platform-based tasks to maintain one or more deployed solutions that leverage Google-managed or self-managed services on Google Cloud.

Michael Shannon’s wealth of experience, engaging manner, and detailed instruction, which includes diagrams, demonstrations, and detailed explanations, will walk the learner through the foundational concepts of cloud computing, Google Cloud Platform, and all the objectives and sub-objectives of the Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer certification.

Topics include:

Module 1: Introducing Google Cloud Computing
Module 2: Setting Up a Cloud Solution Environment
Module 3: Planning and Configuring a Cloud Solution
Module 4: Deploying and Implementing a Cloud Solution
Module 5: Ensuring Successful Operation of a Cloud Solution

About the Instructor

Michael Shannon began his IT career when he transitioned from a recording studio engineer to network technician for a major telecommunications company in the early 90s. He soon began to focus on security and was one of the first 10 people to attain the HIPAA Certified Security Specialist. Throughout his 30 years in IT, he has worked as an employee, contractor, trainer, and consultant for a number of companies including Platinum Technologies, Fujitsu, IBM, State Farm, Pearson, MindSharp, Thomson/NetG, and Skillsoft, among others. Mr. Shannon has authored several books, training manuals, published articles, and produced dozens of CBT titles through the years as well. He resides with his wife in Abilene, Texas.

Skill Level

  • Beginner

Learn How To

  • Deploy applications, monitor operations, and maintain cloud projects on Google Cloud Platform
  • Achieve the Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer certification

Who Should Take This Course

  • Anyone with a basic general knowledge of networking and information technology including virtualization technologies, who wants to learn about the fundamentals of Google Cloud Platform computing engineering and passing the highly-desirable Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer exam.

Course Requirements
N/A

Module descriptions

Module 1
Module 1, “Introducing Google Cloud Computing,” familiarizes the viewer with virtualization technologies, which is at the heart of cloud computing. The cloud service types and deployment models are covered, as well as an introduction to GCP core services like Computing, Hosting, Storage, Networking, Database, and Big Data, finishing up with Machine Learning services.

Module 2
Module 2, “Setting up a Cloud Solution Environment,” gets into setting up Cloud Projects and Accounts among other important early lifecycle tasks and best practices. Exploring important billing concepts and practices, and installing and configuring the command line interface through the Cloud SDK download are also covered.

Module 3
Module 3, “Planning and Configuring a Cloud Solution,” focuses solely on planning the deployment of compute, database, and storage solutions.

Module 4
Module 4, “Deploying and Implementing a Cloud Solution,” contains the core learning content of this course. It includes 22 live demonstrations with more than two hours of hands-on labs. It covers all of the exam objectives for configuring compute, database, and storage services, as well as networking and other services like Google Cloud Launcher.

Module 5
Module 5, “Ensuring Successful Operation of a Cloud Solution.” discusses monitoring and logging—primarily with Stackdriver; and then the critical Identity and Access Management (IAM service) with both predefined and custom roles configured in both the Console and Google Cloud Shell.

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer: Introduction
  2. Module 1: Introducing Google Cloud Computing
    1. Module introduction
  3. Lesson 1: Getting Familiar with Virtualization
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 1.1 Virtualization Defined
    3. 1.2 Type 1 Hypervisors
    4. 1.3 Type 2 Hypervisors
  4. Lesson 2: Understanding Cloud Computing
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 2.1 Cloud Service Types
    3. 2.2 Cloud Deployment Types
  5. Lesson 3: Introducing Google Cloud Platform Services
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 3.1 Computing and Hosting Services
    3. 3.2 Storage Services
    4. 3.3 Networking Services
    5. 3.4 Big Data Services
    6. 3.5 Machine Learning Services
  6. Module 2: Setting up a Cloud Solution Environment
    1. Module introduction
  7. Lesson 4: Setting up Cloud Projects and Accounts
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 4.1 Introducing Projects and Accounts
    3. 4.2 Creating Projects
    4. 4.3 Enabling APIs within Projects
    5. 4.4 Linking Users to G Suite Identities
  8. Lesson 5: Managing Billing Configuration
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 5.1 Introducing Billing Concepts
    3. 5.2 Creating a Billing Account
    4. 5.3 Establishing Billing Budgets, Alerts, and Exports
  9. Lesson 6: Installing and Configuring the Command Line Interface
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 6.1 Setting up the GCloud CLI
    3. 6.2 Getting Started with GCloud CLI
  10. Module 3: Planning and Configuring a Cloud Solution
    1. Module introduction
  11. Lesson 7: Planning and Configuring Compute and Storage
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 7.1 Planning and Estimating Best Practices
    3. 7.2 Estimating with the Pricing Calculator
    4. 7.3 Selecting Appropriate Compute Choices
    5. 7.4 Planning Data Storage Options
    6. 7.5 Configuring Storage Options
  12. Module 4: Deploying and Implementing a Cloud Solution
    1. Module introduction
  13. Lesson 8: Deploying and Implementing Compute Services
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 8.1 Deploying and Implementing Compute Engine
    3. 8.2 Deploying and Implementing Kubernetes Engine—Part 1
    4. 8.3 Deploying and Implementing Kubernetes Engine—Part 2
    5. 8.4 Deploying and Implementing App Engine and Cloud Functions—Part 1
    6. 8.5 Deploying and Implementing App Engine and Cloud Functions—Part 2
  14. Lesson 9: Deploying and Implementing Database and Storage Services
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 9.1 Initializing Data Systems with Cloud SQL
    3. 9.2 Initializing Data Systems with Cloud Datastore
    4. 9.3 Initializing Data Systems with Cloud Storage
    5. 9.4 Initializing Data Systems with Big Query
    6. 9.5 Initializing Data Systems with Cloud Spanner
    7. 9.6 Initializing Data Systems with Cloud Pub/Sub
    8. 9.7 Initializing Data Systems with Cloud Bigtable
    9. 9.8 Initializing Data Systems with Cloud Dataproc
  15. Lesson 10: Deploying and Implementing Networking Services
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 10.1 Creating a VPC with Subnets
    3. 10.2 Creating Firewall Rules for a VPC
    4. 10.3 Testing Network Latency and Performance
    5. 10.4 Creating a Virtual Private Network—Part 1
    6. 10.5 Creating a Virtual Private Network—Part 2
    7. 10.6 Examining Dynamic Routes
    8. 10.7 Comparing and Creating Load Balancers
    9. 10.8 Setting Up a Private Kubernetes Cluster
  16. Lesson 11: Using GCP Deployment Manager
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 11.1 Developing Deployment Manager Templates
    3. 11.2 Launching a Deployment Manager Template
  17. Module 5: Ensuring Successful Operation of a Cloud Solution
    1. Module introduction
  18. Lesson 12: Monitoring and Logging
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 12.1 Monitoring Multiple Projects with Stackdriver
    3. 12.2 Monitoring and Logging for Cloud Functions
    4. 12.3 Kubernetes Monitoring with Stackdriver
  19. Lesson 13: Managing Identity and Access Management (IAM)
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 13.1 Assigning IAM Roles to Accounts and Google Groups
    3. 13.2 Defining Custom IAM Roles
    4. 13.3 Configuring Roles in the Console
  20. Summary
    1. Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer: Summary

Product information

  • Title: Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer
  • Author(s): Michael J Shannon
  • Release date: June 2019
  • Publisher(s): Pearson IT Certification
  • ISBN: 013576808X