Cost Control on GCP

By Matthew Ulasien

Learn to manage your billing accounts and take control of your cost in the cloud.

1 hour
  • 11 Lessons

About the course

Moving to the cloud has many advantages, however, it can also be easy to run into unwelcome, runaway costs! This course arms you with the knowledge needed to control, access, view, and optimize your billing accounts and costs.

To get the full value out of this course, it is highly recommended that have familiarity in navigating the GCP web console, and with creating and working on projects.

  • Chapter 1 2 Lessons Getting Started 5:25

    Course Introduction


    Billing Resource Organization Basics

  • Chapter 2 2 Lessons Managing Billing Access 13:52

    Control Billing Access with IAM Roles


    Hands On - Billing Access Control

  • Chapter 3 5 Lessons Cost Visibility and Analysis 24:24

    Section Introduction - Cost Visibility and Analysis


    Cost Visibility with Billing Reports


    Export Billing Data to BigQuery


    Billing Alerts with Budgets


    Section Summary - Cost Visibility and Analysis

  • Chapter 4 1 Lesson Reducing Costs on GCP 11:38

    Tools to Reduce Identified Costs

  • Chapter 5 1 Lesson Wrapping Up 1:12

    Course Conclusion and Next Steps


What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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What is Cloud Playground? Cloud Playground lets you build skills in real-world AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure environments. Spin up risk-free Sandboxes, Servers and Terminals and follow along with courses, test a new idea or prepare for exams.

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  • $499 USD per seat per year
  • Billed Annually
  • Renews in 12 months

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