Google Certified Professional Cloud Network Engineer

By Karlos Knox

Learn about Google Cloud Platform Networking and master the Virtual Private Cloud principles!

9 hours
  • 57 Lessons
  • 5 Hands-On Labs
  • 7 Course Quizzes
  • 1 Practice Exam

About the course

Hello Cloud Gurus!

Are you ready to take the next step in your Google Cloud networking career? Google Cloud Professional Cloud Network Engineer will help prepare you for the certification exam so you can demonstrate your ability to implement and manage network architectures on Google Cloud Platform.

As cloud technology continues to grow, it’s imperative that networking professionals understand how to design, implement and manage networks on the cloud; particularly as it requires a different framework and mindset from networking on traditional on-premises settings. And as the truism goes, “without networking, there is no cloud.” This course will help you achieve the in-demand Google Certified Professional Cloud Network Engineer certification so you can prove your expertise in designing, planning and implementing successful, performant and cost-effective networking solutions for your company.

This course will teach you all the topics covered in the exam blueprint including:

  • Google Global Network
  • Virtual Private Cloud
  • Load Balancing
  • Hybrid Connectivity
  • GKE Networking
  • Organizations IAM roles
  • Monitoring and Logging on GCP
  • Optimizing Cost & Performance

The Google Certified Professional Cloud Network Engineer certification is designed for students with at least 1 year’s hands-on experience with the Google Cloud Platform. You will require some basic enterprise-level network design experience and familiarity with Cloud Shell. Students will need to have a Google Cloud Console account so you can participate in labs and a GitHub account to access code snippets and scripts.o prior coding experience is required, but you will be coding in the course.

Keep being awesome, Cloud Gurus!

  • Chapter 1 6 Lessons Introduction 30:08

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:18

    Welcome

    4:38

    Exam Guide

    10:51

    Additional Resources

    5:58

    RFC1918 IP Address Allocation for Private Internets

    6:29

    A Note About Demo Lessons

    0:54
  • Chapter 2 4 Lessons Identity and Access Management 50:02

    Identity Access Management

    14:22

    Network IAM Roles

    11:28

    Service Accounts

    9:12

    Google Certified Professional Cloud Network Engineer - Identity and Access Management Quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 3 10 Lessons Designing, Planning and Implementing a VPC Network 1:35:15

    GCP Global Network

    8:37

    Making a VPC

    16:42

    VPC Routes

    9:29

    VPC Firewall Rules

    12:39

    VPC Peering

    7:00

    Shared VPC

    10:08

    Cloud NAT

    10:03

    Private Google Access

    5:37

    Chapter 3 Quiz

    15:00 Quiz

    Creating a Custom Mode VPC Network on Google Cloud Platform

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 4 6 Lessons Kubernetes, Clusters & VPC Interactions 1:06:39

    Kubernetes Cluster Networking

    12:18

    GKE Cluster IP Allocation

    16:52

    GKE Private Clusters

    9:05

    Shared VPC Clusters

    5:07

    Network Policy

    8:17

    Chapter 4 Quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 5 11 Lessons Load Balancing 1:32:20

    Load Balance Overview

    8:30

    Global Load Balancer - HTTPs and Use Cases

    11:05

    TCP & SSL Global Load Balancers

    15:26

    Network Load Balancer

    9:42

    Internal Load Balancing

    8:51

    Managed Instances

    7:43

    Network Endpoint Groups

    4:04

    Cloud Armor Policies - Whitelisting and Blacklisting IPs

    11:59

    Chapter 5 Quiz

    15:00 Quiz

    Creating a Load Balanced Managed Instance Group on Google Cloud Platform

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Protecting Google Cloud VPC Resources with Cloud Armor

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 6 9 Lessons DNS and CDN Network Services 1:14:30

    Cloud DNS and CDN

    7:41

    Managed DNS Zones

    10:57

    DNS Forwarding and DNS Peering

    8:37

    DNS Security

    9:22

    Content Delivery Network

    6:26

    Cloud CDN Cache Control

    8:56

    Signed URLs

    7:31

    Chapter 6 Quiz

    15:00 Quiz

    Optimizing Websites Using Cloud CDN on Google Cloud

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 7 6 Lessons Monitoring Network Operations 1:12:00

    Managing Network Operations

    11:13

    VPC Flow Logs

    10:25

    Firewall Rule Logs

    12:49

    Cloud Monitoring

    18:31

    Summary

    4:02

    Chapter 7 Quiz

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 8 10 Lessons Hybrid Networks 1:55:16

    Hybrid Connections

    12:29

    Dedicated Interconnect

    8:49

    Partner Interconnect

    9:32

    Cloud VPN

    17:20

    VLAN attachments

    13:24

    Cloud Router

    12:44

    Peered Connections

    9:30

    Highly Available Connections

    16:28

    Chapter 8 Quiz

    15:00 Quiz

    Connecting Networks with Google Cloud VPN Using Cloud Router (Dynamic Routes)

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 9 3 Lessons Conclusion and More to Come 2:02:57

    Conclusion

    1:42

    Keep Up to Date with GCP This Month

    1:15

    Google Certified Professional Cloud Network Engineer

    2:00:00 Quiz

What you will need

  • Basic enterprise level network design experience

  • Familiarity with command line interface and API requests

  • Ability to pass the GCP - Associate Cloud Engineer Exam

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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