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Optimizing Your Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Costs

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Optimizing Your Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Costs is the second course in a two-part series on GCP billing and cost management essentials.

This course is most suitable for those in a Finance and/or IT related role responsible for optimizing their organization’s cloud infrastructure.

You'll learn several ways to control and optimize your GCP costs, including setting up budgets and alerts, managing quota limits, and taking advantage of committed use discounts.

In the hands-on labs, you’ll practice using various tools to control and optimize your GCP costs or to influence your technology teams to apply the cost optimization best practices.


  • Introduction
  • Setup Cost Controls
    • Get your Google Cloud Platform cost controls under your control.
  • Hands-on with Cost Controls
    • Optimize your queries to run within quota, monitor a Google Compute Engine virtual machine and create and deploy a Cloud Function with these hands-on labs.
  • Get hands-on practice with a GCP Billing Account
    • Clean up and optimize your GCP resource usage.

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