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Google Cloud Platform Professional Cloud Architect Certification Crash Course

Get Certified with GCP

Joe Holbrook

Google Cloud Platform Cloud Architect Certification Crash course is a great place to start your path to Google certification. In this two-day course, you learn all about the Google Cloud Platform and the objectives covered in the Architect Certification exam. Explore what GCP is and how it benefits an organization along with fundamental terminology and concepts, key services like Cloud Storage, Cloud Bigtable, Cloud SQL, Cloud Launcher and App Engine. The training also walks you through how to create an account and apply important first steps to securing that account; how to identify key services offered for compute, storage, database, and other solutions; and finally how to prepare to take the GCP Cloud Architect Exam.

What you'll learn-and how you can apply it

This training is focused on preparing IT professionals in GCP who want to achieve their GCP Cloud Architect Certification. - GCP Cloud Fundamentals - Cloud Architecture with GCP - How to prepare for the GCP Cloud Architect Exam

This training course is for you because...

  • you are interested in taking the GCP Architect exam
  • you would like to learn more about Google Cloud Platform
  • you would like clear and concise training without having to attend an in-person class


Course Set-up

  • Review Google Cloud Platform website
  • Review Google Cloud Platform documentation

About your instructor

  • Joe Holbrook has been in the IT field since 1993 when he was exposed to several HPUX systems onboard a US Navy flagship USS JFK. He has migrated from UNIX networking world to Storage Area Networking(SAN) and then onto Enterprise Cloud/Virtualization and Blockchain Architectures. He has worked for numerous companies like HDS, 3PAR Data, Brocade, Dimension Data, EMC, Northrup Grumman, ViON, Ibasis.net, Chematch.com, SAIC and Siemens Nixdorf. He also has been a contract technical trainer for HPE (3PAR), Hitachi Data Systems, Training Associates, ITPrenuers and Global Knowledge. Joe is also a widely published course author on outlets such as LinkedIn Learning, INE.com, and Pearson Safari

    Currently, Joe is the owner of MyBlockChainExperts and is based out of Jacksonville, FL. He is also a frequent conference speaker and blogger and technical marketer. Joe also accomplished the Google Analytics Individual Qualification(GAIQ) and has provided technical marketing guidance for numerous small businesses. Joe previously owned HPE Property Management for 10 years, which he utilized Google Analytics proficiently to take over the Reston, VA market before selling to a competitor in 2018.

    Joe is also a Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP), Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA) and Certified Blockchain Developer- Hyperledger Fabric- (CBDH), and avid Blockchain and Cryptocurrency geek. He also holds Industry leading certifications from Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Brocade, Hitachi Data Systems, EMC, VMWare, CompTIA, HP, Cloud Credential Council, Palo Alto Networks and numerous other organizations

    Joe is the author of “Architecting Enterprise Blockchain Solutions” Wiley October 2019


The timeframes are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing

Day 1

Segment 1: Why Google Cloud Platform (120 minutes)

Segment 2: GCP Cloud Architect 101- Services Deep Dive (120 minutes)

Break 10 Minutes

Day 2

Segment 3 GCP Cloud Architect 102 – Test Preparation - Case Studies (120 minutes)

Break 10 Minutes

Segment 4 GCP Cloud Architect 200 – Test Preparation - Case Studies and Preparing for the Exam (120 minutes)