Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Fundamentals for Beginners
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Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Fundamentals for Beginners

Learn How to Use Key GCP Services From the Ground Up Through Hands-On Demos and Detailed Use Cases!
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Created by Janakiram MSV
Last updated 10/2019
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 94 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Take the first step in your GCP readiness journey
  • Explore GCP building blocks
  • Understand the key GCP services
  • Learn how to use GCP compute, storage, and networking services
  • Identify the value proposition of key GCP services
  • Choose the right GCP service for your use case and business scenario
  • Apply the concepts of identity & access management to secure GCP projects
Requirements
  • An active GCP account
  • Basic understanding of the OS concepts
  • Appreciation of concepts such as Virtualization, REST APIs, and NoSQL databases
Description

Are you brand new to Google Cloud Platform (GCP)? Do you need to learn the basics of key GCP services? If so, this course is for you!

Hi, I am Janakiram MSV, a Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect and also a Google Developer Expert for Cloud and IoT technologies. With 10+ years' experience working on Cloud Computing at Microsoft and Amazon Web Services, I can ensure you that this course is the perfect resource to jumpstart your GCP journey.

GCP is one of the fastest-growing cloud platforms in the industry. This course aims to provide a thorough overview of GCP. From the core building blocks such as Compute, Storage, and Networking to the advanced services, this course introduces the key concepts and then shows you how to start being productive. Each section includes a hands-on demo of one of the key services. You will also learn the use cases and scenarios for some of the most significant services of Google Cloud.

This course is carefully designed to help beginners get started with GCP. Topics covered include:

  • The Big Picture of GCP

  • Essential building blocks

    • Compute

    • Storage

    • Network

    • Identity Management

  • Additional Services

    • Databases

    • Data and Analytics

    • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

    • DevOps and Developer Tools

  • Enterprise Services

Join me in this course if you're ready to dive into GCP. You won't be disappointed!

Who this course is for:
  • Any developer or system administrator looking to get started with GCP
  • Students who want to build a career in cloud computing
  • IT professionals looking for a quick crash course on GCP
  • AWS and Azure users who want to learn GCP
  • This course is NOT for students who already have experience working with GCP
Course content
Expand all 88 lectures 03:36:43
+ Course Introduction
3 lectures 03:15

Overview of GCP followed by what to expect from the course

Preview 01:06

Overview of GCP followed by what to expect from the course

Preview 01:21

The key takeaways of the course

Preview 00:48
+ Overview of Google Cloud Platform
5 lectures 09:34

Learning objectives for the section

Preview 00:16

Core building blocks of GCP

Preview 03:31

The most important services of GCP

Preview 04:17
GCP Services
00:52

Recap and summary of the section

Summary
00:38
+ Getting Started with GCP
6 lectures 14:39

Learning objectives for the section

Learning Objectives
00:33

Signing up and getting the $300 credits

Signing up with GCP
02:31

How are resources structured in GCP

GCP Platform Resources
04:45

The channels to access GCP resources

Interacting with GCP
04:41

Hands-on demo of initializing and accessing Cloud Shell

Preview 01:27

Recap and summary of the section

Summary
00:42
+ GCP Compute Services
8 lectures 23:03

Learning objectives for the section

Learning Objectives
00:32

Introduction to key Compute services

Overview of GCP Compute Services
01:33

Overview of GAE

Google App Engine
02:40
Google Compute Engine
02:35

Overview of GKE

Google Kubernetes Engine
03:35

Overview of GCF

Google Cloud Functions
03:52

Hands-on demo of launching and accessing a GCE VM

Demo - Launching a GCE Instance
04:04

How to choose the right Compute service

Use Cases for GCP Compute Services
04:12
+ GCP Storage Services
7 lectures 20:04

Learning objectives for the section

Learning Objectives
00:45

Introduction to key Storage services

Overview of GCP Storage Services
01:17

Overview of GCS (Object Storage)

Google Cloud Storage
04:50

Overview of Persistent Disks (Block Storage)

Persistent Disks
03:14

Overview of Cloud Firestore

Cloud Filestore
02:48

Hands-on demo of create a GCS Bucket and uploading data

Demo - Storing Data in GCP
05:29

How to choose the right Storage service

Use Cases for GCP Storage Services
01:41
+ GCP Network Services
8 lectures 31:35

Learning objectives for the section

Learning Objectives
00:31

Introduction to key network services

Overview of GCP Network Services
02:04

Introduction to Network Tiers

GCP Network Service Tiers
01:12

Overview of HTTP and TCP Load Balancers

Load Balancers
03:42

Introduction to Virtual Private Cloud

VPC
04:38

Overview of Cloud Interconnect, VPN, and Peering

Hybrid Connectivity
03:20

Hands-on demo of configuring HTTP Load Balancer

Demo - Configuring HTTP Load Balancer
13:43

How to choose the right Network service

Use Cases of GCP Network Services
02:25
+ Identity & Access Management
10 lectures 25:09

Learning objectives for the section

Learning Objectives
00:41

Quick introduction to IAM

Overview of IAM
02:00

IAM Members and Identities

Cloud IAM Identity
02:33

Introduction to IAM Permissions

Cloud IAM Permissions
02:15

How IAM Roles are structured?

Cloud IAM Roles
02:56

Putting everything together - Members, Roles, and Permissions

Key Elements of Cloud IAM
02:35

Hands-on approach to defining Roles and Permissions

Demo - Members, Roles, Permissions
04:20

Overview of Service Accounts

Service Accounts
03:07

Hands-on demo of creating a Service Account

Demo - Cloud IAM Service Accounts
03:33

Quick summary of IAM components

When to use Cloud IAM?
01:09
+ GCP Database Services
8 lectures 18:21

Learning objectives for the section

Learning Objectives
00:37

Introduction to key database services

Overview of Database Services
01:10

What is Cloud SQL?

Google Cloud SQL
02:08

Overview of Bigtable

Google Cloud Bigtable
01:20

Introduction to Cloud Spanner

Google Cloud Spanner
03:33

What is Memorystore?

Google Cloud Memorystore
02:22

Hands-on demo of creating a Cloud SQL database instance

Demo - Provisioning Google Cloud SQL Instance
05:15

Use cases and scenarios of GCP database services

Use Cases of GCP Database Services
01:56
+ GCP Data and Analytics Services
9 lectures 20:19

Learning objectives for the section

Learning Objectives
00:39

Introduction to key services

Overview of Data and Analytics Services
01:52
Google Cloud Pub/Sub
02:16
Google Cloud Dataflow
02:28
Google Cloud Dataproc
02:01
Google Cloud Datalab
01:41
BigQuery
02:37
Demo - Analyzing Data with BigQuery
04:34
Use Cases for Data and Analytics Services
02:11
+ GCP AI and ML Services
8 lectures 19:27
Learning Objectives
01:05
Overview of AI and ML Services
01:23
Google Cloud AI Building Blocks
02:45
Google Cloud AutoML
02:44
Google Cloud AI Platform
02:28
Google AI Hub
02:55
Demo - Image Recognition with Google Cloud Vision API
04:14
Use cases for AI & ML Services
01:53