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Google Cloud Computing Foundations: Cloud Computing Fundamentals

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The Google Cloud Computing Foundations courses are for individuals with little to no background or experience in cloud computing. They provide an overview of concepts central to cloud basics, big data, and machine learning, and where and how Google Cloud fits in.

By the end of the series of courses, learners will be able to articulate these concepts and demonstrate some hands-on skills.

This course is part of a series of courses called Google Cloud Computing Foundations. The courses should be completed in the following order:

  1. Google Cloud Computing Foundations: Cloud Computing Fundamentals
  2. Google Cloud Computing Foundations: Infrastructure in Google Cloud
  3. Google Cloud Computing Foundations: Networking and Security in Google Cloud
  4. Google Cloud Computing Foundations: Data, ML, and AI in Google Cloud

This first course provides an overview of cloud computing, ways to use Google Cloud, and different compute options.

When you complete this course, you can earn the badge displayed above! View all the badges you have earned by visiting your profile page. Boost your cloud career by showing the world the skills you have developed!


Welcome to the Course

In this module, you'll learn about the upcoming lessons in this course.

So, What’s the Cloud Anyway?

This module explains what the cloud is and why it’s a technological and business game changer

Start with a Solid Platform

This module describes the different ways a user can interact with Google Cloud.

Use Google Cloud to Build Your Apps

This module explores the different compute options in Google Cloud, and provides the opportunity to earn a Google Cloud Skill Badge.

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