Chapter 2: Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform

In this chapter, we will introduce the concept of cloud computing to better understand what Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is. We will take a look at GCP resources and their hierarchy. After that, we will create our first account and set up a project. Additionally, we will discuss the billing options that are available. We will examine how to create a billing account and associate it with the project. Finally, we will take a look at how to export the billing information. It is important to have this introduction before we start talking about GCP services. This will both help you to pass the exam and to implement the basic setup of GCP for real-life scenarios before you even begin using the services. ...

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