Google Cloud Network Concepts - GCP Network Engineer Track Part 1

By Matthew Ulasien

Begin your journey toward the Professional Cloud Network Engineer certification on Google Cloud Platform.

4 hours
  • 22 Lessons
  • 2 Hands-On Labs

About the course

Google Cloud Platform is one of the fastest-growing cloud service platforms offered today that lets you run your applications and data workflows at Google-sized scale. With Google-sized scale comes the responsibility of managing a Google-sized network.

The Google Cloud Certified Professional Network Engineer certification will test your ability to implement and manage network architectures in Google Cloud Platform.

This course is the first of a four-course track to prepare you for the role of a GCP Network Engineer. The Network Concepts course covers the fundamentals of networking on GCP, which will act as a foundation for more advanced teachings as we move along this track.

So let’s get started!

  • Chapter 1 4 Lessons Getting Started 9:48

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses


    Course Introduction


    Using the Interactive Diagram


    Role of the Google Cloud Network Engineer

  • Chapter 2 13 Lessons GCP Networking Fundamentals 2:11:19

    Google Cloud Networking Infrastructure


    What is a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)?




    Using the GCP Sandbox Environment


    Hands On - VPCs and Subnets


    IP Addresses


    Hands On - IP Addresses




    Hands On - Firewalls




    Hands On - Routing


    Creating a Custom Mode VPC Network on Google Cloud Platform

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Creating Firewall Rules on a Google Cloud VPC Network

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 3 4 Lessons Securing Your VPC Networks 47:07

    Cloud IAM


    Hands On - Cloud IAM


    Connecting to Compute Engine Instances


    Cloud Armor

  • Chapter 4 1 Lesson Next Steps 0:47

    Course Conclusion and Next Steps


What you will need

  • This is a challenging professional-level exam. The following Linux Academy courses are the minimum recommended prerequisite courses (or equivalent knowledge) needed to succeed in this course and the exam. - Google Cloud Essentials - Google Cloud Security Essentials - Google Cloud Associate Cloud Engineer - Prior hands-on experience working with Google Cloud PlatformYou will also need a strong understanding of networking concepts such as: - Subnets - Routes - DNS - FirewallsSupplementary networking courses on Linux Academy to fill in these gaps include: - Network Routing Fundamentals - Subnetting Fundamentals

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.

Practice alongside courses in Cloud Playground

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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  • Billed Annually
  • Renews in 12 months

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