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Essential Cloud Infrastructure: Foundation (Coursera)

This 1-week, accelerated on-demand course introduces participants to the comprehensive and flexible infrastructure and platform services provided by Google Cloud Platform. Through a combination of video lectures, demos, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy solution elements, including infrastructure components such as networks, virtual machines and applications services. You will learn how to use the Google Cloud Platform through the console and Cloudshell.

You’ll also learn about the role of a cloud architect, approaches to infrastructure design, and virtual networking configuration with Cloud Virtual Networks (CVN), Projects, Networks, Subnetworks, IP addresses, Routes, and Firewall rules.


To get the most out of this course, participants should have:

• Completed Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals (Core Infrastructure or AWS Professionals.) or have equivalent experience

• Basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments

• Systems Operations experience including deploying and managing applications, either on-premises or in a public cloud environment

Who is this class for: This class is intended for experienced developers who are responsible for managing big data transformations including Cloud Solutions Architects, Systems Operations professionals, DevOps Engineers, IT managers. It is also for Individuals using Google Cloud Platform to create new solutions or to integrate existing systems, application environments, and infrastructure with the Google Cloud Platform.

Course 1 of 4 in the Architecting with Google Cloud Platform Specialization.



Welcome to Cloud Infrastructure on Google Cloud Platform

Module 1: Introduction to Google Cloud Platform Infrastructure

Module 2: Virtual Networking

Graded: Module 2 Quiz

Module 3: Virtual Machines

Graded: Module 3 Quiz