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Google Cloud Fundamentals for Azure Professionals

  • Tuition USD $675 GSA  $492.44
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4762 Ratings
  • Course Code GCP-AZR-PROF
  • Duration 1 day
  • Available Formats Classroom

This course teaches Azure professionals about the core capabilities of Google Cloud in the four technology pillars: networking, compute, storage, and database. It is designed for Azure system administrators, solutions architects, and SysOps administrators who are familiar with Azure features and setup and want to gain experience configuring Google Cloud products immediately. This course uses lectures, demos, and hands-on labs to show you the similarities and differences between the two platforms and teach you about some basic tasks on Google Cloud.

Skills Gained

This course teaches participants the following skills:

  • Identify Google Cloud counterparts for Azure IaaS, Azure PaaS, Azure SQL, Azure Blob Storage, Azure Application Insights, and Azure Data Lake
  • Configure accounts, billing, projects, networks, subnets, firewalls, VMs, disks, auto scaling, load balancing, storage, databases, IAM, and more
  • Manage and monitor applications
  • Explain feature and pricing model differences

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for the following participants:

  • Individuals planning to deploy applications and create application environments on Google Cloud Platform
  • Developers, systems operations professionals, and solution architects getting started with Google Cloud Platform
  • Executives and business decision makers evaluating the potential of Google Cloud Platform to address their business needs

Prerequisites

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

  • Have basic proficiency with networking technologies like subnets and routing
  • Have basic proficiency with command-line tools
  • Have experience with Microsoft Azure and IIS

Course Details

Course Outline

Module 1: Introducing Google Cloud

  • What is cloud computing?
  • Google Cloud Computing architectures
  • The Google network
  • Google Cloud Regions and Zones
  • Google Cloud versus Azure regions and zones
  • Open API's
  • Multi-layered security approach
  • Budgets and Billing

Module 2: Getting Started with Google Cloud

  • Google Cloud resource hierarchy
  • Comparison to Azure resource hierarchy
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • IAM Roles
  • Comparison to Azure AD
  • Interacting with Google Cloud
  • Cloud Marketplace

Module 3: Virtual Machines in the Cloud

  • Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Network
  • How Azure VNet differs from Google VPC
  • Compute Engine
  • Comparing Azure VM and Google Compute Engine
  • Important VPC Capabilities
  • How typical approaches to load-balancing in Google Cloud differ from those in Azure

Module 4: Storage in the Cloud

  • Cloud Storage
  • Cloud Storage Interactions
  • Comparing Azure Blob Storage with Google Cloud Storage
  • Cloud Bigtable
  • Cloud SQL and Cloud Spanner
  • Cloud Datastore
  • Comparing Azure SQL with Google Cloud’s managed database services
  • Comparing Storage Options

Module 5: Containers in the Cloud

  • Containers in the Cloud
  • Kubernetes and Kubernetes Engine
  • Hybrid and Multi-Cloud
  • How Azure Kubernetes Service differ from GKE

Module 6: Applications in the Cloud

  • App Engine Standard Environment
  • App Engine Flexible Environment
  • Comparison to Azure App Service
  • Cloud Endpoints and Apigee Edge

Module 7: Developing, Deploying and Monitoring in the Cloud

  • Development in the cloud
  • Deployment: Infrastructure as code
  • How Cloud Deployment Manager differs from Azure Resource Manager
  • Monitoring: Proactive instrumentation
  • How Cloud Operations differs from Azure application Insights

Module 8: Big Data and Machine Learning in the Cloud

  • Google Cloud Big Data Platform
  • Dataflow
  • BigQuery
  • How BigQuery differs from Azure Data Lake Analytics
  • Pub/sub and Datalab
  • How Cloud Pub/Sub differs from Azure Events Hub
  • Google Cloud Machine Learning Platform
  • ML APIs
  • How GCP’s machine-learning APIs differ from Azure's

Module 9: Summary and Review

  • Course Review
  • The Process of migrating from Azure to Google Cloud
  • Next Steps

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

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You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

They are very good and made sure we had all the appropriate materials for class.

Some Labs are very good but some steps it ask to update but its already updated, but overall its very good training.

This was a good program to get prepared for the solutions architect associate exam.

Fantastic and great training. Tons of hands-on labs to really make you understand the material being thought.

Great instructor, clear and concise course. Labs were easy to follow and worked perfectly.

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