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Networking in Google Cloud: Defining and Implementing Networks

Google Cloud and Google via Coursera


This self-paced training course gives participants broad study of networking options on Google Cloud. Through recorded lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy Google Cloud networking technologies, such as Google Cloud Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) networks, subnets and firewalls. The course also covers access control to networks, sharing networks and load balancing.


  • Module 0: Welcome to Networking in Google Cloud: Defining and Implementing Networks
    • Welcome to Networking in Google Cloud.
  • Google Cloud VPC Networking Fundamentals
    • This module covers some basic VPC networking concepts. These concepts include addressing, routing, multiple network interfaces, and Cloud DNS policies.
  • Controlling Access to VPC Networks
    • This module covers how to control access to VPC Networks. You will learn how to implement access control by using Identity Management (IAM) and firewall rules.
  • Sharing Networks across Projects
    • This module covers two configurations for sharing VPC networks across Google Cloud projects: Shared VPC and VPC Network Peering. You will learn the benefits of each type of configuration and how to choose between them.
  • Load Balancing
    • In this module, we cover load balancing between environments inside and outside of Google Cloud. You will learn how to configure traffic controls, cache content near the user, and the benefits of using TCP/UDP load balancers as next hops.
  • Course Resources
    • PDF links to all modules

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