Architecting with Google Cloud Platform: Infrastructure

Architecting with Google Cloud Platform: Infrastructure Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

This three-day instructor-led class introduces you to the comprehensive and flexible infrastructure and platform services provided by Google Cloud Platform. Through a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs, you will explore and deploy solution elements, including infrastructure components such as networks, systems and applications services. This course also covers deploying practical solutions including securely interconnecting networks, customer-supplied encryption keys, security and access management, quotas and billing, and resource monitoring.

Next Class Dates

Feb 5, 2018 – Feb 7, 2018
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Mar 5, 2018 – Mar 7, 2018
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018

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Intended Audience for this Architecting with Google Cloud Platform: Infrastructure Course

  • » Cloud Solutions Architects, Systems Operations professionals, DevOps Engineers, IT managers.
  • » Individuals using Google Cloud Platform to create new solutions or to integrate existing systems, application environments, and infrastructure with the Google Cloud Platform

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Course Prerequisites for Architecting with Google Cloud Platform: Infrastructure

  • » Recommended: Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure
  • » Basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments
  • » Have completed Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals or have equivalent experience
  • » Have systems operations experience including deploying and managing applications, either on-premises or in a public cloud environment

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Architecting with Google Cloud Platform: Infrastructure Course Objectives

  • » Consider the entire range of Google Cloud Platform technologies in their plans
  • » Learn methods to develop, implement, and deploy solutions
  • » Distinguish between features of similar or related products and technologies
  • » Recognize a wide variety of solution domains, use cases, and applications
  • » Develop essential skills for managing and administering solutions
  • » Develop knowledge of solution patterns

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Architecting with Google Cloud Platform: Infrastructure Course Outline

      1. Introduction to Google Cloud Platform
        1. Role of the Cloud Architect
        2. Learn about Solution Domains as an approach to design
      2. Virtual Networks
        1. Cloud Virtual Networks (CVN), Projects, Networks, Subnetworks, IP addresses, Routes, Firewall rules
        2. Subnetworks for resource management instead of physical network topology
      3. Virtual Machines
        1. GCE, tags, VM options, vCPUs, disk options, images, and special features of persistent disks for VMs
      4. Cloud IAM
        1. Members, roles, organizations, account administration, and service accounts
      5. Resource Management
        1. Billing, Quotas, Labels, Names, and Cloud Resource Manager
      6. Data Services
        1. Cloud Storage, Datastore, Bigtable, and Cloud SQL
      7. Interconnecting Networks
        1. VPNs, Cloud Router, Cloud Interconnect, Direct Peering, and Cloud DNS
      8. Infrastructure Automation
        1. Infrastructure automation, custom images, startup and shutdown scripts and metadata, Deployment Manager, and Cloud Launcher
      9. Autoscaling
        1. Load Balancing, Instance Groups, and Autoscaler.
      10. Resource Monitoring
        1. Stackdriver, Monitoring, Logging, Error Reporting, Tracing, and Debugging
      11. Containers
        1. Containers, Google Container Engine (GKE), and Container Registry
      12. Platform Security
        1. Learn about Google's layered security strategy that uses a multi-faceted approach to provide platform security services and benefits
      13. Managed Services
        1. Dataproc, Dataflow, BigQuery, and Datalab
      14. Application Development Infrastructure
        1. GAE, Cloud SDK, Dev Tools, Cloud Source Repos, Cloud Pub/Sub, Cloud Endpoints, and APIgee, Cloud Functions
      15. Labs:
        1. Console and Cloudshell
        2. Virtual Networking
        3. Cloud IAM
        4. Lab Billing
        5. Cloud Storage
        6. Cloud SQL
        7. VPN and Cloud Router
        8. Hadoop Cluster Maker
        9. Virtual Machine
        10. Autoscaling
        11. Resource Monitoring (Stackdriver)
        12. BigQuery and Datalab

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Erick P.
- In-depth experience in all phases of project lifecycle: requirements gathering, specifications, development and team management, testing, end user training, and maintenance in addition to .NET, ASP, ADO, SQL, JavaScript, and SharePoint.
- Developed the first online multimedia training content system to Harvard University as well as multiple online multimedia projects for the North Carolina State Government.
- Highly rated instructor averaging 8.7 out of 9 on evaluation reports.


Erick has been training business and IT professionals since 1989, when he developed and introduced the first online multimedia training content system to Harvard University. Since then he has honed his business, programming, and database skills providing highly customized software solutions and education programs for multiple clients such as North Carolina State Government, Cisco, IBM, and Time Warner Cable.

Erick's teaching prowess and real-world experience leading a team of software application developers make him a top Instructor and Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning, where he averages 8.7 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Sam P.
- Team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge.
- Over 15 years of experience in the IT industry.
- NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011.


Sam Polsky has spent his entire career in entrepreneurial pursuits, including such fields as biotechnology, software development, data management, and business process management. He began in entrepreneurship as team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge, a business development competition geared towards Duke Universitys various graduate schools.

Sam Polsky has since co-founded a consulting firm where he has been involved in software architecture, development and implementation. On top of that, Sam has been delivering acclaimed solutions in software architecture, development and implementation for over 15 years. He is a much-admired Subject Matter Expert and Trainer at NetCom Learning and was voted NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011
Amanpreet M.

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