Google Certified Associate Cloud Engineer Certification
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Google Certified Associate Cloud Engineer Certification

Get hands on with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and become a Google Certified Associate Cloud Engineer (ACE)
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Last updated 9/2019
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This course includes
  • 14.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Practice Tests
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Set up a Google Cloud environment, including billing accounts, projects, tools, access, and security.
  • Plan, configure, implement, deploy, monitor, and manage solutions in the Google Cloud.
  • Get familiar with using the Google Cloud through both the console and the command-line.
  • Pass the Google Associate Cloud Engineer certification exam.
  • Build a strong foundation for other GCP certification exams.
Requirements
  • You should understand the basic concepts of Cloud Computing.
  • No coding experience is required and code is provided for use in labs where necessary.
  • You’ll need some form of computer—Desktop/Laptop/Chromebook computer.
  • Please note that a mobile phone screen may be fine for viewing this course, but you'll want something larger for the labs.
  • A willingness to do labs and other homework is required. This course is hands-on and interactive. Active, motivated students will get a lot out of this course. Passive students will struggle and should not take this course.
Description

Google Cloud is growing quickly as companies increasingly adopt multi-cloud strategies. It was once again named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Infrastructure as a Service Magic Quadrant, and demand for people with Google Cloud skills is running high. To meet this demand and help organizations identify knowledgeable talent, Google has created their Associate Cloud Engineer certification.

This course is targeted at efficiently teaching the skills required by the ACE certification—namely deploying applications, monitoring operations, and managing enterprise solutions. It also helps students demonstrate those skills through certification. The certification requires candidates be able to use both the GCP console and the command-line to perform many common platform-based tasks, but this course does not require students to already have experience with either, going in.

This course is also designed to give students the solid foundation of GCP capability that they will need to later build toward the Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect (PCA) certification--which was recently named as 2019's top-paying IT certification.


This course will prepare you to:

  • Set-up and configure Google Cloud accounts using best practices.

  • Use GCP services like Cloud Storage, Compute Engine, and Kubernetes Engine in your everyday work.

  • Pass the GCP Associate Cloud Engineer certification exam.

No coding experience is required and code used for labs is provided.


Who this course is for:
  • Sysadmins or other individuals who want to learn how to configure and manage Google Cloud systems and demonstrate those abilities through certification.
  • Developers who want to leverage Google Cloud for the applications they build.
  • Architects and technical managers who want to get hands-on and “stay honest” with the technology.
Course content
Expand all 130 lectures 14:22:07
+ Certification Intro
1 lecture 08:05
Exam Guide (Blueprint)
08:05
+ Account Setup
6 lectures 40:49
Free-Tier GCP Accounts
06:14
Create Free-Tier GCP Account (Lab)
09:11
Explore GCP Console (Lab)
06:35
Set Up Billing Export (Lab)
07:58
Set Up Billing Alert (Lab)
02:56
Set Up Non-Admin User Access (Lab)
07:55
+ Basic Services
7 lectures 01:24:34
GCS: Google Cloud Storage (Lab)
11:03
GCS via gsutil in Command Line (Lab)
12:32
Starting Our First GCE VM: Google Compute Engine Setup (Lab)
10:47
Rundown on gcloud
14:29
GCE In and Out (Lab)
16:00
GCE via Console (Lab)
18:13
Milestone: Solid Foundation
01:30
+ Basic Services Challenge Lab
5 lectures 49:03
GCE-GCS Challenge Lab Data Flow
19:29
GCE-GCS Challenge Lab Demo
09:23

These questions are similar to ones you might find on the ACE exam, but only on topics covered thus far in the course.

Please do this quiz before watching the next lecture!

Also, note that some of these questions have been simplified from "Choose 2" questions into "Choose 1" questions.  This is because, unlike Google's ACE certification exam, Udemy's quiz system only supports questions with one correct response.

Basic Services Sample Practice Questions
5 questions
Basic Services Sample Practice Questions Breakdown
13:15
Milestone: Standing On Your Own
02:14
+ Scaling
2 lectures 21:56
Managed Instance Groups (Lab)
19:11
Milestone: Robust Mental Model
02:45