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87% of Google Cloud certified users feel more confident in their cloud skills. This program provides the skills you need to advance your career, and training to support your preparation for the industry-recognized Google Cloud Associate Cloud Engineer certification.

Your journey to Google Cloud certification:

1) Complete the Coursera Cloud Engineering Professional Certificate

2) Review other recommended resources for the Google Cloud Associate Cloud Engineer certification exam

3) Review the Associate Cloud Engineer exam guide

4) Complete Associate Cloud Engineer sample questions

5) Register for the Google Cloud certification exam (remotely or at a test center)

There are 5 Courses in this Professional Certificate:

Course 1: Google Cloud platform Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

Course 2: Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Foundation

Course 3: Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Core Services

Course 4: Elastic Google Cloud Infrastructure: Scaling and Automation

  • Learn the skills needed to be successful in a cloud engineering role

  • Prepare for the Associate Cloud Engineer certification

  • Learn about the infrastructure and platform services provided by Google Cloud Platform

  • Understand the purpose and intent of the Associate Cloud Engineer certification and its relationship to other Google Cloud certifications

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

• Completed Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure or have equivalent experience

• Completed Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Foundation or have equivalent experience

• Completed Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Core Services or have equivalent experience

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

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

Course Outline

Course 1: Google Cloud platform Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

This course introduces you to important concepts and terminology for working with Google Cloud Platform (GCP). You learn about, and compare, many of the computing and storage services available in Google Cloud Platform, including Google App Engine, Google Compute Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SQL, and BigQuery. You learn about important resource and policy management tools, such as the Google Cloud Resource Manager hierarchy and Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Hands-on labs give you foundational skills for working with GCP.

Course 2: Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Foundation

This accelerated on-demand course introduces participants to the comprehensive and flexible infrastructure and platform services provided by Google Cloud with a focus on Compute Engine. 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 through the console and Cloud Shell. You'll also learn about the role of a cloud architect, approaches to infrastructure design, and virtual networking configuration with Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Projects, Networks, Subnetworks, IP addresses, Routes, and Firewall rules.

Course 3: Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Core Services

This accelerated on-demand course introduces participants to the comprehensive and flexible infrastructure and platform services provided by Google Cloud with a focus on Compute Engine. Through a combination of video lectures, demos, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy solution elements, including infrastructure components such as networks, systems and applications services. This course also covers deploying practical solutions including customer-supplied encryption keys, security and access management, quotas and billing, and resource monitoring.

Course 4: Elastic Google Cloud Infrastructure: Scaling and Automation

This accelerated on-demand course introduces participants to the comprehensive and flexible infrastructure and platform services provided by Google Cloud. Through a combination of video lectures, demos, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy solution elements, including securely interconnecting networks, load balancing, autoscaling, infrastructure automation and managed services.