Course Overview

Simplilearn’s online Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Architect certification course introduces you to the flexible infrastructure and platform services provided by Google Cloud Platform. In this course, you will learn how to analyze and deploy infrastructure components such as networks, storage systems, and application services.

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  • 20 hours of online self-paced learning
  • 20 demos included
  • Industry-recognized course completion certificate
  • Lifetime access to online self-paced learning

Skills Covered

  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Virtual machines
  • Identity access management
  • Networking
  • Load balancer
  • Autoscaling
  • Content and delivery network
  • Cloud SQL
  • Datastore
  • Spanner
  • Google Cloud Storage

Training Options

Self-Paced Learning

$ 499

  • Lifetime access to high-quality, self-paced learning content designed by industry experts

Corporate Training

Customized to your team's needs

  • Blended learning delivery model (self-paced e-learning and/or instructor-led options)
  • Course, category, and all-access pricing
  • Enterprise-class learning management system (LMS)
  • Enhanced reporting for individuals and teams
  • 24x7 teaching assistance and support

Course Curriculum

Eligibility

This Google Cloud Platform Architect course is well-suited for: Software developers, Cloud solutions architects, Systems operators, DevOps engineers

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Pre-requisites

  • Knowledge of Google Cloud Platform fundamentals or any cloud platform is beneficial
  • Basic knowledge of command-line tools and Linux operating system environments
  • Prior operations experience in deploying and managing applications, either on-premises or in a public cloud environment
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Course Content

  • Google Cloud Platform Architect

    Preview
    • 1. Introduction to Google Cloud for Techs

      02:03Preview
      • GCP Introduction
        02:03
    • 2. Google Cloud - Introduction to GCP

      22:54Preview
      • 1 Google Cloud - Introduction to GCP
        03:49
      • 2 GCP - Signup process (If you are from Europe then this might clear some doubts)
        03:49
      • 3 Demo - GCP- Webconsole (Projects, billing)
        06:00
      • 4 Demo - Cloud SDK
        09:16
    • 3. Google Cloud IAM - (Identity & Access Management)

      25:39
      • 1 Google Cloud IAM - (Identity & Access Management)
        06:01
      • 2 Demo - Add IAM Member
        07:58
      • 3 Demo- Custom Role
        08:44
      • 4 Demo - IAM Hierarchy
        02:56
    • 4. Google Regions & Zones

      03:20Preview
      • 1 Google Regions & Zones
        03:20
    • 5. Google Cloud - Virtual Machine

      44:29Preview
      • 1 Google Cloud - Virtual Machine
        07:42
      • 2 Demo - VM (Preemptible, gcloud, Commited Discount etc,.)
        17:09
      • 3 GCP - VM Image & Snapshot
        05:03
      • 4 Demo - VM (Image, Snapshot & Cloning)
        14:35
    • 6. Networking (VPC)

      52:23Preview
      • 1 Networking (VPC)
        08:51
      • 2 VPC – Introduction
        09:37
      • 3 Demo - Create VPC
        07:53
      • 4 Demo-Multiple NICs on VM
        10:07
      • 5 VPC Peering
        04:28
      • 6 Demo - VPC Peering
        11:27
    • 7. Google Cloud Load balancer & Autoscaling

      24:53
      • 1 Google Cloud Load balancer & Autoscaling
        06:34
      • 2 Demo- Load balancer & Autoscaling
        18:19
    • 8. CDN - Content & Delivery Network

      22:17Preview
      • 1 CDN - Content & Delivery Network
        05:44
      • 2 CDN - Flushing the Cache & Restrictions
        02:29
      • 3 CDN - How to avoid excessive billing
        01:47
      • 4 DEMO - Enabling CDN
        07:56
      • 5 Demo -Invalidating the cache in CDN
        04:21
    • 9. Google Cloud Storage - Cloud SQL

      30:22Preview
      • 1 Google Cloud Storage - Cloud SQL
        03:26
      • 2 Cloud SQL Introduction
        07:52
      • 3 Cloud SQL - High Availability Introduction
        02:53
      • 4 DEMO - Cloud SQL - Create and Connect (Check that DB Flag!)
        10:55
      • 5 DEMO - Cloud SQL - High Availability
        05:16
    • 10. Cloud Storage - Datastore

      25:10Preview
      • 1 Cloud Storage Datastore
        03:20
      • 2 How Datastore Scales using Bigtable
        05:06
      • 3 Consistency in Cloud Datastore
        05:52
      • 4 Demo - Cloud Datastore
        09:18
      • 5 Demo - Entity Group in Datastore
        01:34
    • 11. Cloud Storage - Spanner

      27:57Preview
      • 1 Cloud Storage – Spanner
        07:41
      • 2 Spanner Data Types & Models
        07:51
      • 3 Demo –Spanner
        04:34
      • 4 Demo - Connect to Spanner from Compute Engine (IAM + PHP)
        07:51
    • 12. Google Cloud Storage - Storage (Store that Gorilla picture!)

      21:53
      • 1 Google Cloud Storage - Storage (Store that Gorilla picture!)
        04:48
      • 2 Storage - Buckets and Objects
        09:31
      • 3 Demo - Copy using gsutil & store that Gorilla picture!
        07:34

Exam & Certification

Google Cloud Platform Architect Certification Training
  • What is Google Cloud Platform certification?

    Google Cloud Platform certifications validate your expertise and knowledge to increase the ROI of businesses with Google Cloud technology.

  • What are the types of GCP certifications?

    There are three types of GCP certifications:

    Associate certification
    This is focused on the fundamental skills of deploying, monitoring, and maintaining projects on Google Cloud and is ideal for newbies to cloud.
     

    Certificate Name: Associate Cloud Engineer

    Professional certification
    Professional certifications cover key technical job functions and assess advanced skills in design, implementation, and management and are ideal for individuals with some industry experience, preferably with the cloud.
     

    Certificate Names:

    • Professional Cloud Architect
    • Professional Data Engineer
    • Professional Cloud Developer
    • Professional Cloud Network Engineer
    • Professional Cloud Security Engineer
    • Professional Collaboration Engineer

    User certification
    The user certification is intended for individuals with experience using G Suite and determines an individual's ability to use core collaboration tools.
     

    Certification Name: GSuite Certification

  • What is the GCP Architect certification?

    The GPC Cloud Architect examination tests your ability to create and plan a cloud solution architecture, manage the cloud solution infrastructure, and optimize technical and business processes while ensuring the reliability of solutions and operations.

  • What are the benefits of a Google Cloud certification?

    Google Cloud certifications give you validation for your professional development. They help you scale your skill set against your peers and demonstrate your professional value to hiring managers.

  • Is there an age requirement to take the GCP certification exams?

    You must be 18 years or older to take Google Cloud Platform Associate and Professional certification exams.

  • Are there any prerequisites to taking a GCP certification exam?

    There are no such prerequisites for the Google Certified Architect certification exam. It is ideal for professionals who have one to two years of experience working as an administrator, solution architect, or operations manager, and aspirants who want to become cloud architects.

  • What happens if I don't pass a GCP certification exam?

    If you don't pass on the first attempt, you can retake it after 14 days. If you don't pass in the second attempt, you must wait for 60 days before you can take it a third time. If you don't pass on the third attempt, you must wait for one year before taking it again. 

  • Which cloud certification is the best?

    The top-paying cloud certifications are:

    • Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect - $139,529 (Source: Payscale)
    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect — Associate - $132,840 (Source: Payscale)
    • AWS Certified Developer — Associate - $130,369 (Source: Payscale)

  • How long are GCP certifications valid for?

    GCP certificates are valid for two years.

  • How much does the Google Cloud Platform Architect certification cost?

    The cost for Google Cloud Certified, Professional Cloud Architect is $200 USD.

  • Do I need to be a Google Cloud partner to take an exam?

    No, you do not need to be a  Google Cloud partner to take an exam. It can be taken by anyone who is interested.

  • Where can I take a GCP certification exam?

    Google adheres to the U.S. government's list of restricted countries maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control.  For online exams, you must present approved identification showing residence in a non-embargoed country.

  • I was unable to take my exam. Can I have a refund?

    A full or partial refund may be available only under exceptional circumstances. If the test-taker has extenuating conditions, you may contact them with valid supporting documentation. 

FAQs

  • What is the Google Cloud Computing platform?

    Google Cloud Computing platform is for developing and hosting web applications in Google.

  • What is a GCP Architect?

    A Google Cloud Architect enables organizations to leverage Google Cloud technologies. An expert in cloud architecture and the Google Cloud Platform can design, develop, and manage safe, scalable, highly available, and dynamic solutions to drive business objectives.

  • How do I enroll in this Google Cloud Platform Architect training?

    You can enroll at our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:
     
    ·     Visa credit or debit card
    ·     MasterCard
    ·     American Express
    ·     Diner’s Club
    ·     PayPal

    Once payment is received, you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, you can view our refund policy.

  • 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.

  • Disclaimer
  • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.