Learn Google Cloud by Doing

By Thomas

Go through a series of hands-on labs picked to showcase Google Cloud and gain experience with it.

18 hours
  • 27 Lessons
  • 25 Hands-On Labs

About the course

You learn faster and better when you learn by doing. With that in mind, this course has been designed to teach you core Google Cloud services and features through a 100% hands-on experience. To accomplish this, Linux Academy’s Training Architects have hand-selected a set of the best Google Cloud hands-on labs we have to offer.

Everything in this course will be inside of a real Google Cloud environment provided to you through our hands-on lab and Cloud Playground platform.

There’s no reason to wait; learn by doing today!

  • Chapter 1 2 Lessons Getting Started 2:55

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:19

    Course Introduction: Learn Google Cloud by Doing

    1:36
  • Chapter 2 1 Lesson Google Cloud IAM (Identity and Access Management) 45:00

    Understanding Service Accounts and Scopes on Google Compute Engine

    45:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 3 2 Lessons Google Cloud Storage 1:00:00

    Setting Cloud Storage Lifecycle Rules

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Object Versioning in Google Cloud Storage

    30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 4 2 Lessons Google Cloud Virtual Networks 1:00:00

    Creating a Custom Mode VPC Network on Google Cloud Platform

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Creating Firewall Rules on a Google Cloud VPC Network

    30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 5 5 Lessons Google Cloud Compute Engine and Virtual Machines 4:15:00

    Working with Compute Engine Windows Instances

    45:00 Hands-On Lab

    Working with Disks on Google Compute Engine

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Working with Custom Images on Google Compute Engine

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Working with Snapshots on Google Compute Engine

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Using Startup Scripts on Google Compute Engine

    30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 6 3 Lessons Advanced Networking on Google Cloud 3:00:00

    Creating a Load Balanced Managed Instance Group on Google Cloud Platform

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Connecting Networks with Google Cloud VPN Using Static Routes

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

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

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 7 5 Lessons Big Data and Databases on Google Cloud 3:15:00

    Managing Google Cloud SQL Instances

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab

    Exploring Cloud Firestore in Datastore Mode

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Connecting to Cloud Bigtable with cbt

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Connecting to Cloud Bigtable with HBase Shell

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    View Sample Billing Data with BigQuery

    45:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 8 2 Lessons Development Environments in Google Cloud 45:00

    Setting Up a Google Cloud Development Environment

    15:00 Hands-On Lab

    Migrating Source Code to a Google Cloud Source Repository

    30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 9 3 Lessons Deploying in Google Cloud 2:00:00

    Deploying an App Engine Application

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Deploying to a Google Kubernetes Engine Cluster

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Deploying Resources with Google Cloud Deployment Manager

    1:00:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 10 2 Lessons Messaging Services on Google Cloud 1:00:00

    Utilizing Google Cloud Pub/Sub

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Triggering a Cloud Function with Cloud Pub/Sub

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

What you will need

  • To be successful in this course, you should have a basic understanding of the Google Cloud platform and its services. You should also have fundamental experience with the Linux operating system, and its basic functions (such as using the command line).We recommend that you have taken (or have the equivalent skills learned in) the following courses:-Google Cloud Concepts -Google Cloud Essentials -LPI Linux Essentials

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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