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Google Cloud

Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Foundation

Google Cloud and Google via Coursera


This accelerated on-demand course introduces participants to the comprehensive and flexible infrastructure and platform services provided by Google Cloud with a focus on Compute Engine. Through a combination of video lectures, demos, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy solution elements, including infrastructure components such as networks, virtual machines and applications services. You will learn how to use the Google Cloud through the console and Cloud Shell. You'll also learn about the role of a cloud architect, approaches to infrastructure design, and virtual networking configuration with Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Projects, Networks, Subnetworks, IP addresses, Routes, and Firewall rules.


  • Introduction
    • Introduction to the course.
  • Module 1: Interacting with Google Cloud
    • Overview of Google Cloud
  • Module 2: Virtual Networks
    • Create VPC networks and other networking objects
  • Module 3: Virtual Machines
    • Create virtual machines using Compute Engine

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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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