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Reliable Google Cloud Infrastructure: Design and Process

Google Cloud and Google via Coursera

Overview

This course equips students to build highly reliable and efficient solutions on Google Cloud using proven design patterns. It is a continuation of the Architecting with Google Compute Engine or Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine courses and assumes hands-on experience with the technologies covered in either of those courses. Through a combination of presentations, design activities, and hands-on labs, participants learn to define and balance business and technical requirements to design Google Cloud deployments that are highly reliable, highly available, secure, and cost-effective.

This course teaches participants the following skills:
● Apply a tool set of questions, techniques, and design considerations
● Define application requirements and express them objectively as KPIs, SLOs and SLIs
● Decompose application requirements to find the right microservice boundaries
● Leverage Google Cloud developer tools to set up modern, automated deployment pipelines
● Choose the appropriate Cloud Storage services based on application requirements
● Architect cloud and hybrid networks
● Implement reliable, scalable, resilient applications balancing key performance metrics with cost
● Choose the right Google Cloud deployment services for your applications
● Secure cloud applications, data, and infrastructure
● Monitor service level objectives and costs using Google Cloud tools

Prerequisites
● Completion of prior courses in the Architecting with Google Cloud Platform Specialization, Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine or have equivalent experience
● Basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments
● Systems Operations experience including deploying and managing applications, either on-premises or in a public cloud
environment

Syllabus

  • Introduction
    • Welcome to the Reliable Google Cloud Infrastructure: Design and Process course. Learn about the course structure and it's content.
  • Defining Services
  • Microservice Design and Architecture
    • In this module, we introduce application architecture and microservice design
  • DevOps Automation
    • This module introduces DevOps automation, a key factor in achieving consistency, reliability, and speed of deployment.
  • Choosing Storage Solutions
    • In this module, we discuss Google Cloud storage and data solutions and how to select the most suitable one to meet your business and technical requirements.
  • Google Cloud and Hybrid Network Architecture
    • In this module, we discuss Google Cloud network architectures, including hybrid architectures.
  • Deploying Applications to Google Cloud
    • In this module, we discuss the different options of deploying applications to Google Cloud. Google Cloud offers many possible deployment platforms, and the choice is not always immediately obvious.
  • Designing Reliable Systems
    • In this module, we talk about how to design reliable systems.
  • Security
    • In this module, we cover security. Google has been operating securely in the cloud for 20 years. There is a strong belief that security empowers innovation. The approach of the cloud architect should be that security should be put first; everything else will follow from this.
  • Maintenance and Monitoring

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Google Cloud Training

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  • Taken as a part of Cloud Architect with Google Cloud Platform specialization. Decent course providing a lot of labs and focused on practical aspects and exercises.

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