Google Cloud Platform - Associate Cloud Engineer

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Navigate Google Cloud Platform essentials with our comprehensive course, designed to guide you through cloud computing basics to advanced GCP functionalities, equipping you for the Associate Cloud Engineer role.

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What to know about this course

The course begins by introducing you to the fundamentals of cloud computing and Google Cloud Platform, setting a strong foundation for understanding the GCP environment. You'll learn about setting up cloud projects and accounts, managing billing, and configuring the GCP Command Line Interface (CLI), providing you with essential skills for managing cloud resources effectively.

The course focuses on practical applications, including using the GCP Pricing Calculator, planning and configuring compute and data storage resources, and managing network resources. You'll gain hands-on experience launching instances in Compute Engine and using the Cloud SDK, as well as understanding instance groups for load balancing and autoscaling.

The course wraps up by covering advanced topics such as deploying and implementing Kubernetes Engine, serverless compute, and various data solutions. You'll learn about monitoring, logging, managing IAM, and using audit logs, equipping you with the skills needed to manage complex cloud infrastructures and ensure efficient, secure operations.

Who's this course for?

This course is ideal for IT professionals, system administrators, and developers looking to specialize in cloud computing. Basic knowledge of IT infrastructure and familiarity with cloud concepts is recommended.
Perfect for those aspiring to become Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineers.

What you'll learn

  • Understand cloud computing basics
  • Set up GCP projects and accounts
  • Manage cloud billing and expenses
  • Configure and use GCP CLI
  • Implement network resource strategies
  • Deploy and monitor Kubernetes Engine apps

Key Features

  • Explore comprehensive GCP fundamentals to advanced topics
  • Become proficient in hands-on cloud project and account setup
  • Plan in-depth GCP compute and storage solutions

Course Curriculum

About the Author

Anthony Sequeira, ACI Learning, Ronnie Wong

Anthony Sequeira, CCIE #15626, is a seasoned tech trainer and author with expertise in cloud, cybersecurity, and IT. His IT journey began in 1994 at IBM in Tampa, Florida. He later founded Computer Solutions but discovered his true passion for teaching and writing about technology. In 1996, he joined Mastering Computers, which evolved into KnowledgeNet, where he continued to share the latest tech advancements. Today, he serves as a full-time Edutainer at ACI Learning, delivering global training and authoring textbooks on modern technologies.
He holds certifications like CCIE R&S #15626, as well as numerous others from AWS, CompTIA, Juniper, and Microsoft, among others. Anthony's expertise spans the IT landscape.. ACI Learning trains leaders in Cybersecurity, Audit, and Information Technology. Whether starting an IT career, mastering a profession, or developing a team, they provide essential support at every step.

Ronnie Wong has had a diverse career, from diesel service and ministry to computer repair and network administration in small businesses. He set up networks and servers and created policies in these roles. As an Edutainer at ITProTV, now ACI Learning, he started as an IT technical instructor, later working as a contract trainer for the University of Florida, Marion County School Systems, and Nationwide Insurance. He provided Cisco, Microsoft Windows, CompTIA, and IT security training to military and DoD personnel.
Now the Director of Content Development at ACI Learning, Ronnie's credentials include CCNP Enterprise Infrastructure, CCNA, CompTIA's A+, Network+, Security+, ISC2 CC, CNA Security, and PCNSA.

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