Chapter 4Introduction to Computing in Google Cloud

THIS CHAPTER COVERS THE FOLLOWING OBJECTIVES OF THE GOOGLE ASSOCIATE CLOUD ENGINEER CERTIFICATION EXAM:

  •  2.2 Planning and configuring compute resources

 In this chapter, you will learn about each of the compute options available in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and when to use them. We will also discuss preemptible virtual machines and when they can help reduce your overall computing costs.

Compute Engine

Compute Engine is a service that provides VMs that run on GCP. We usually refer to a ...

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