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Google Cloud Platform – GCP Certification Course

If you’re eager to go for your GCP Certification or simply want to gain practical knowledge about Google Cloud Platform DevOps services, our Google Cloud Platform Certification Training is right up your alley. Our course instructor Joe Holbrook recommends that students have some prior experience before joining the program, however it’s still novice-friendly and accessible. So don’t wait – join now and get certified as a top notch expert cloud engineer.

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3  Training Hours
Google Cloud Platform – GCP Certification Course
50 On-demand Videos
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Course Topics
8  Topics
Prep Questions
20 Prep Questions
Google Cloud Platform – GCP Certification Course

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Course Description

Prepare for your Google Cloud Certification with our GCP Certification Course

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a collection of online services to help organizations create, host, and deliver various applications. With Google Cloud Platform of global networks and Googles extensive experience in delivering applications to billions of folks worldwide running on its data centers, companies can benefit from maximum efficiency and confidence when building their business and leveraging Googles Cloud Platform. This CGP Certification course provides you with the training need to have your skillset sharpened and prepares you for the Google Cloud Platform Certification.

Who is this training course for?

Whether working towards your Google Cloud Certification or seeking to improve your cloud skills, working knowledge about GCP DevOps services, our GCP certification course is for you. Course instructor Joe Holbrook recommends students have a minor amount of experience before this training, but the course is beginner-friendly.

Our GCP Certification course is best suited for the following students:

  • Cloud Developers, Managers, Cloud Engineers, Administrators, and professional Cloud Architect new to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and who want advanced skills and become subject matter experts
  • Solution Architects new to Google Cloud Platform and want to align the platform with their organizations business objectives
  • Programmers who wish to deploy applications (such as machine learning) in Google Cloud Platform 
  • Anyone interested in hosting highly scaleable, fault-tolerant applications (such as WordPress and Joomla) on the cloud platform platform IaaS or PaaS
  • Professional cloud security folks, or cloud DevOps, Cloud Engineer, or folks who what to set up a professional cloud network, this online course is for you.

The training in this GCP certification course covers and includes:

  • A condensed guide to Google Cloud Platform DevOps
  • How to deploy CI Pipeline Services such as Cloud Build, Source Repositories, Container Registry, and Google Kubernetes Engine.
  • Virtual Machines, cloud network, cloud storage, google cloud, cloud services, cloud space and so much more.
  • Access to practice exams
  • Over thirty lectures or modules giving you the fundamental skills to become a Google cloud certified professional

Key Term Knowledge Base: Key Terms Related to Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Understanding key terms related to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is essential for anyone looking to work with or get certified in this cloud computing service. GCP offers a suite of cloud computing services that run on the same infrastructure that Google uses internally for its end-user products. Knowing these terms not only helps in navigating through the platform but also in understanding the various services and concepts you’ll encounter during your certification training or while working with GCP.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)A suite of cloud computing services provided by Google that runs on the same infrastructure used by Google for its end-user products.
Compute EngineAn Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering that provides users with virtual machine instances for workload hosting.
App EngineA Platform as a Service (PaaS) that allows developers to build and deploy applications on a fully managed platform.
Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)A managed environment for deploying, managing, and scaling containerized applications using Google’s infrastructure.
Cloud StorageA service for object storage that offers secure and durable storage with global edge-caching for data access.
BigQueryA fully managed, serverless data warehouse that enables scalable analysis over petabytes of data.
Cloud SQLA fully managed relational database service that supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server.
Cloud FirestoreA NoSQL database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps at global scale.
Cloud FunctionsA serverless execution environment for building and connecting cloud services.
Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)A customizable cloud-based network where users can define their own network space in GCP.
Cloud IAMIdentity and Access Management (IAM) service for managing access control to GCP resources.
Cloud CDNContent Delivery Network that uses Google’s globally distributed edge points to accelerate content delivery.
DataflowA fully managed streaming analytics service that minimizes latency, processing time, and cost through autoscaling and batch processing.
Cloud Pub/SubA real-time messaging service that allows for messaging between applications reliably and asynchronously.
Machine Learning EngineA managed service that enables developers and data scientists to build and bring machine learning models to production.
Cloud EndpointsAn NGINX-based proxy that helps create, deploy, and manage APIs.
StackdriverA suite of monitoring, logging, and diagnostics for applications on the cloud.
Cloud SDKA set of tools to manage resources and applications hosted on GCP.
Cloud BillingThe billing module for GCP, providing detailed information on usage and costs.
Cloud RunA managed compute platform that automatically scales your stateless containers.
AnthosA modern application management platform that extends Google Cloud services and engineering practices to your environments.
Cloud ArmorA security service that provides defense against DDoS and web attacks on applications running on GCP.
Cloud SpannerA fully managed, mission-critical, relational database service that offers transactional consistency at global scale.
Cloud Data Loss Prevention (DLP)A service that helps manage sensitive data through inspection, classification, and redaction.
KubernetesAn open-source platform for automating deployment, scaling, and operations of application containers across clusters of hosts.

These terms represent a foundational layer of knowledge for engaging with Google Cloud Platform, crucial for both certification and practical application.

Frequently Asked Questions About GCP Certification

What is GCP Certification?

GCP Certification refers to the certification programs offered by Google Cloud Platform (GCP) that validate individuals’ expertise and knowledge in using GCP services and solutions.

Why should I consider getting GCP Certification?

GCP Certification demonstrates your proficiency in utilizing GCP’s cloud services, which can enhance your credibility and career opportunities in the field of cloud computing. It also signifies your ability to design, develop, and manage applications and infrastructure on the Google Cloud platform.

How many types of GCP Certifications are available?

Google Cloud offers a range of certifications catering to different job roles and areas of specialization. As of my knowledge cutoff in September 2021, there were four main certification paths: Cloud Architect, Data Engineer, Cloud Developer, and Associate Cloud Engineer. However, please note that the certification landscape may have evolved, and it’s recommended to refer to the official Google Cloud website for the most up-to-date information.

What is the process for obtaining GCP Certification?

To obtain GCP Certification, you typically need to pass a specific exam related to the certification path you choose. The exams consist of multiple-choice questions, scenario-based questions, and sometimes hands-on tasks in a live environment. You can register for exams through the Google Cloud Certification website, and upon successful completion, you will receive a digital certificate and badge.

How long is a GCP Certification valid for?

GCP Certifications are valid for two years from the date of passing the exam. However, it’s essential to check the official Google Cloud website for any updates or changes to the certification validity period, as policies can evolve over time. Renewal options may be available to extend the validity of your certification beyond the initial period.

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Course Outline

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Certification Training Course Content

Module 1: Course Overview

  •    Course Overview

  •    Course PreReqs

Module 2: DevOps Basics

  •    DevOps Fundamentals

  •    What is DevOps

  •    What are Pipelines

  •    Continuous Integration and Delivery

  •    Continuous Deployment

  •    Whiteboard Build Services

  •    Demo - DevOps Services on GCP

Module 3: App Engine PaaS

  •    App Engine

  •    App Engine Basics

  •    App Engine Demo

  •    App Engine Security Scanner Demo

  •    App Engine or Kubenetes Engine

Module 4: Kubenetes Engine Overview

  •    Kubenetes Engine

  •    Kubernetes Basics

  •    What is Kubenetes Engine

  •    Demo - Kubenetes Engine Clusters Demo

  •    Kubenetes Engine Application Demo

  •    Kubenetes Engine Whiteboard

Module 5: DevOps Developer Tools

  •    DevOps Services & Tools

  •    Demo - Cloud SDK

  •    Demo - Cloud Shell

  •    Demo - Cloud Build

  •    Demo - Container Registry

  •    Demo - Cloud Source Repositories

  •    Demo - Private Catalog

  •    Demo - Artifact Registry

Module 6: Microservices

  •    Microservices

  •    Demo - Cloud Watch

  •    Cloud Functions-Cloud Run

  •    Demo - Cloud Functions

  •    Demo - Cloud Run

Module 7: Management of your DevOps Services

  •    Management and Monitoring

  •    Cloud Operations

  •    Demo - Cloud Operations

  •    Service Accounts

  •    Cloud Endpoints and Apigee

  •    Demo - Workflows and Cloud Tasks

  •    Demo - Recommendation Engine

  •    Infrastructure as Code (IaaC)

  •    Deployment Manager

  •    Demo - Deployment Manager

  •    Demo - Cloud Marketplace

Module 8: Resources and Closeout

  •    Resources and Closeout

  •    Course Summary

  •    DevOps Roles and Salary Demand

  •    Additional Resources

  •    Google Cloud Platform Certification

  •    Course Closeout

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Your Training Instructor

Joe Holbrook

Joe Holbrook

Independent Trainer | Consultant | Author

Joe Holbrook has been in the IT field since 1993 when he was exposed to several HPUX systems on board a U.S. Navy flagship. He has migrated from UNIX world to Storage Area Networking(SAN), Enterprise Virtualization, Cloud Architectures, and now specializing in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency. He previously worked for numerous companies like HDS, 3PAR, Brocade, HP, EMC, Northrup Grumman, ViON,,, SAIC and Siemens Nixdorf.

Currently he works as a Subject Matter Expert specializing in Enterprise Cloud and Blockchain Technologies. He is the CLO of Elearning and consulting, He holds numerous IT certifications from AWS, GCP, HDS and other organizations.

He is an avid speaker and well-known course author residing in Jacksonville, Florida.

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