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Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer

Video Description

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 00:04:02
  2. Module 1: Introducing Google Cloud Computing
    1. Module introduction 00:00:40
  3. Lesson 1: Getting Familiar with Virtualization
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:21
    2. 1.1 Virtualization Defined 00:07:09
    3. 1.2 Type 1 Hypervisors 00:04:17
    4. 1.3 Type 2 Hypervisors 00:11:09
  4. Lesson 2: Understanding Cloud Computing
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:18
    2. 2.1 Cloud Service Types 00:13:18
    3. 2.2 Cloud Deployment Types 00:10:45
  5. Lesson 3: Introducing Google Cloud Platform Services
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:26
    2. 3.1 Computing and Hosting Services 00:08:38
    3. 3.2 Storage Services 00:14:21
    4. 3.3 Networking Services 00:05:38
    5. 3.4 Big Data Services 00:03:31
    6. 3.5 Machine Learning Services 00:06:45
  6. Module 2: Setting up a Cloud Solution Environment
    1. Module introduction 00:00:34
  7. Lesson 4: Setting up Cloud Projects and Accounts
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:27
    2. 4.1 Introducing Projects and Accounts 00:05:41
    3. 4.2 Creating Projects 00:12:00
    4. 4.3 Enabling APIs within Projects 00:10:01
    5. 4.4 Linking Users to G Suite Identities 00:09:31
  8. Lesson 5: Managing Billing Configuration
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:21
    2. 5.1 Introducing Billing Concepts 00:08:15
    3. 5.2 Creating a Billing Account 00:08:00
    4. 5.3 Establishing Billing Budgets, Alerts, and Exports 00:07:15
  9. Lesson 6: Installing and Configuring the Command Line Interface
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:21
    2. 6.1 Setting up the GCloud CLI 00:10:02
    3. 6.2 Getting Started with GCloud CLI 00:05:55
  10. Module 3: Planning and Configuring a Cloud Solution
    1. Module introduction 00:00:26
  11. Lesson 7: Planning and Configuring Compute and Storage
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:30
    2. 7.1 Planning and Estimating Best Practices 00:09:30
    3. 7.2 Estimating with the Pricing Calculator 00:10:01
    4. 7.3 Selecting Appropriate Compute Choices 00:04:50
    5. 7.4 Planning Data Storage Options 00:12:21
    6. 7.5 Configuring Storage Options 00:11:17
  12. Module 4: Deploying and Implementing a Cloud Solution
    1. Module introduction 00:00:36
  13. Lesson 8: Deploying and Implementing Compute Services
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:33
    2. 8.1 Deploying and Implementing Compute Engine 00:10:49
    3. 8.2 Deploying and Implementing Kubernetes Engine—Part 1 00:09:10
    4. 8.3 Deploying and Implementing Kubernetes Engine—Part 2 00:08:07
    5. 8.4 Deploying and Implementing App Engine and Cloud Functions—Part 1 00:10:06
    6. 8.5 Deploying and Implementing App Engine and Cloud Functions—Part 2 00:08:45
  14. Lesson 9: Deploying and Implementing Database and Storage Services
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:36
    2. 9.1 Initializing Data Systems with Cloud SQL 00:07:01
    3. 9.2 Initializing Data Systems with Cloud Datastore 00:09:58
    4. 9.3 Initializing Data Systems with Cloud Storage 00:03:48
    5. 9.4 Initializing Data Systems with Big Query 00:10:34
    6. 9.5 Initializing Data Systems with Cloud Spanner 00:04:43
    7. 9.6 Initializing Data Systems with Cloud Pub/Sub 00:08:53
    8. 9.7 Initializing Data Systems with Cloud Bigtable 00:07:01
    9. 9.8 Initializing Data Systems with Cloud Dataproc 00:07:58
  15. Lesson 10: Deploying and Implementing Networking Services
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:43
    2. 10.1 Creating a VPC with Subnets 00:07:11
    3. 10.2 Creating Firewall Rules for a VPC 00:05:33
    4. 10.3 Testing Network Latency and Performance 00:06:27
    5. 10.4 Creating a Virtual Private Network—Part 1 00:09:28
    6. 10.5 Creating a Virtual Private Network—Part 2 00:11:38
    7. 10.6 Examining Dynamic Routes 00:06:16
    8. 10.7 Comparing and Creating Load Balancers 00:10:19
    9. 10.8 Setting Up a Private Kubernetes Cluster 00:07:56
  16. Lesson 11: Using GCP Deployment Manager
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:20
    2. 11.1 Developing Deployment Manager Templates 00:08:34
    3. 11.2 Launching a Deployment Manager Template 00:09:11
  17. Module 5: Ensuring Successful Operation of a Cloud Solution
    1. Module introduction 00:00:32
  18. Lesson 12: Monitoring and Logging
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:23
    2. 12.1 Monitoring Multiple Projects with Stackdriver 00:10:26
    3. 12.2 Monitoring and Logging for Cloud Functions 00:06:52
    4. 12.3 Kubernetes Monitoring with Stackdriver 00:11:39
  19. Lesson 13: Managing Identity and Access Management (IAM)
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:25
    2. 13.1 Assigning IAM Roles to Accounts and Google Groups 00:09:46
    3. 13.2 Defining Custom IAM Roles 00:06:02
    4. 13.3 Configuring Roles in the Console 00:08:39
  20. Summary
    1. Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer: Summary 00:01:04