Course description

  • What’s the focus of this course?

    This Google Cloud Platform Qualified Systems Operations Professional (CPO200) course will introduce you to the implementation of application environments and public cloud infrastructure using Google Cloud Platform. Through instructor-led online classrooms and hands-on labs, you’ll learn to deploy cloud infrastructure components such as networks, systems, and applications.

  • What are the course objectives?

    When you have completed the CPO200 training course, you’ll be able to:
    • Understand the core tenets to be considered when designing & deploying to a cloud
    • Use the Google Cloud Platform Console to create and manage multiple projects
    • Use service accounts and permissions to share view-level access between projects
    • Create Google Compute Engine instances
    • Create a non-default network and review your network configuration
    • Compare default and non-default networks
    • Create firewall rules with and without tags
    • Create and use a customized Compute Engine image
    • Set authorization scopes for a Compute Engine instance
    • Reserve an external IP address for an instance
    • Snapshot a Compute Engine instance
    • Snapshot a data disk
    • Create an image using a boot persistent disk
    • Upload an image to Google Container Registry
    • Create a Compute Engine instance group with instances
    • Create a Cloud SQL instance using the Cloud SDK
    • Deploy and test a web application
    • Add instance and project metadata
    • Query instance and project metadata using the Cloud SDK
    • Create an instance using a startup script in metadata and Google Cloud Storage
    • Create an instance with a shutdown script and install the Cloud Logging agent
    • Use the API Explorer to query an API request
    • Run sample code that uses the Google API Client Library
    • Test and build a container that uses the Cloud SQL APIs
    • Create an instance template and managed instance group
    • Configure a managed instance group for autoscaling
    • Create multiple autoscaled managed instance groups
    • Configure fault-tolerant HTTP load balancing
    • Test health checks for use with HTTP load balancing
    • Manage application deployment using Jinja and Python templates with Google Cloud Deployment Manager
    • Delete Google Cloud Platform projects and resources

  • Who should take this course?

    This course is an essential requirement for systems operations professionals and systems administrators who use Google Cloud Platform to create or migrate application environments and infrastructure.

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Exam & certification

  • How do you become a certified Google Certified Professional - Cloud Architect?

    To receive the Google Certified Professional - Cloud Architect certification, follow these steps:

    Step 1: Attend a formal training course (CP100A, CPO200).
    Step 2: Register for the online exam Google Certified Professional - Cloud Architect after completing the training.

    Note : Only Beta version of exam is available through 18th Jan

  • What is the specification of Beta exam?

    Exam Duration: 4 hours
    Format: Multiple choice and multiple select

    Note : All beta exams are scored after the beta period closes. You will be notified if you passed or failed the exam in February 2017. If you pass the beta exam, you are certified. Your certification will be good for two years from receiving your notification of passing.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    Online Classroom:
    1. You need to attend one complete batch.


Senthil Sundaramoorthy

Very good training, and nice faculty.

Course advisor

Bernard Golden
Bernard Golden Agile and Cloud Expert, CEO of Navica

Named by as one of the 10 most influential people in cloud computing. Bernard has authored four books on virtualization and cloud computing, the most recent of which is Amazon Web Services for Dummies.


  • Who are the trainers for the live classroom training?

    All our trainers are Google certified and are highly qualified, with experience in training and working in the field.

  • What is Online Classroom training?

    Online Classroom training for CPO200 is live training conducted via live streaming of a class. This class is conducted by a Google certified trainer experienced in training and working in the field. The ability to interact with other participants in a global audience can enrich your learning experience.

  • Are these training classes live or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    All the classes are live. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during the class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference.

  • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

    The tools you’ll need to attend training are fairly basic:
    • Windows: any version newer than Windows XP SP3
    • Mac: any version newer than OSX 10.6
    • Internet speed: Preferably faster than 512 Kbps
    • Headset, speakers, microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to the others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and microphone.

  • Certification Process

    Simplilearn has a well-defined certification process that helps you face the challenges of the IT world.  You need to meet following conditions to unlock the certificate –
    • You need to complete at least 85% of the course or attend one complete batch
    • If your course has simulation exams you will need to complete it with the minimum passing score.
    • You need to submit a project and get it approved by our panel of Subject Matter Experts.
    • In case your project is rejected, our subject matter experts would provide all necessary help to clear the project in your next attempt.

  • Who are our Faculties and how are they selected?

    All our trainers are working professionals and industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience.

    Each of them have gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and training demo before they are certified to train for us.  

    We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating continue to train for us.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are here to help you get certified in your first attempt.

    They are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you at every step and enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

    They engage with the students proactively to ensure the course path is followed.

    Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls.  

    We also have a dedicated team that provides on demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

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