Introduction to Google Cloud – 1 Hour Crash Course

Learn the basics of Google Cloud (GCP) with no prior knowledge required. Includes hands on demos! Ideal for beginners.

Are you brand new to Google Cloud (GCP)? Have you found that many of the training resources out there use complex technical jargon that make it difficult to understand the basic concepts? If you need to get a basic understanding of Google Cloud quickly and clearly, this is the course for you.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand basic Google Cloud concepts.
  • See how to set up your own Google Compute Platform (GCP) account, understand the Free Trial, and how to create budgets.
  • Learn about GCP compute services including Compute Engine, App Engine, and Cloud Functions.
  • Understand the basic purposes of many key GCP services.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 12 lectures • 1hr 17min.

Introduction to Google Cloud - 1 Hour Crash Course

Requirements

  • None.

Are you brand new to Google Cloud (GCP)? Have you found that many of the training resources out there use complex technical jargon that make it difficult to understand the basic concepts? If you need to get a basic understanding of Google Cloud quickly and clearly, this is the course for you.

This course answers the questions:

  • How do we create a Google Cloud (GCP) account and set up multi-factor authentication (MFA)?
  • What is included in the GCP free trial, and how do I create a budget and billing alert?
  • How do I create a Virtual Machine (VM) using the Google Compute Engine?
  • How can I deploy code in the Cloud using Google App Engine and Cloud Functions?
  • How do I use other key GCP services, such as Cloud Storage, App Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), and more?

I have taught over 200,000 students across a variety of platforms, and I think anyone who needs to understand Google Cloud will love this course. Most lectures in this course are 5 – 10 minutes long. This course gives you an understanding of the most critical areas of Google Cloud, and includes focused instruction to help you get key workloads up and running quickly.

If you need the basics of Google Cloud, this course will give you a strong foundation, and is the ideal starting point.

If you are a manager or administrator who needs a basic understanding of what Google Cloud can do, this is the course for you!

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