Google Cloud Platform Architect Certification Training in Dallas

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GCP Course Overview

This Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect training equips you to design, build, and manage secure, scalable solutions on GCP. By the end of the GCP Certification, you'll master cloud architecture best practices and be prepared to ace the certification exam, propelling your cloud career forward.

Google Cloud Certification Key Features

  • Google Cloud certification-aligned live training content
  • Google Cloud labs for hands-on learning
  • Self-learning content for revision at your own pace
  • Live online training from Google Cloud-certified trainers
  • 15+ Google Cloud services covered in training
  • Simulation test at the end of training to get you exam-ready
  • Google Cloud certification-aligned live training content
  • Live online training from Google Cloud-certified trainers
  • Google Cloud labs for hands-on learning
  • 15+ Google Cloud services covered in training
  • Self-learning content for revision at your own pace
  • Simulation test at the end of training to get you exam-ready
  • Google Cloud certification-aligned live training content
  • Live online training from Google Cloud-certified trainers
  • Google Cloud labs for hands-on learning
  • 15+ Google Cloud services covered in training
  • Self-learning content for revision at your own pace
  • Simulation test at the end of training to get you exam-ready

Skills Covered

  • Designing and Planning
  • Security and Compliance
  • Implementation Management
  • Managing and Provisioning
  • Analysis and Optimization
  • Reliability and Operations
  • Designing and Planning
  • Managing and Provisioning
  • Security and Compliance
  • Analysis and Optimization
  • Implementation Management
  • Reliability and Operations
  • Designing and Planning
  • Managing and Provisioning
  • Security and Compliance
  • Analysis and Optimization
  • Implementation Management
  • Reliability and Operations

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Benefits

Google Professional Cloud Architect salaries can vary depending on location, experience, and company.

  • Designation
  • Annual Salary
  • Hiring Companies
  • Annual Salary
    ₹19.2 LMin
    ₹41.9 LAverage
    ₹70.0 LMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Google hiring for Google Cloud Architect professionals in Dallas
    Adobe hiring for Google Cloud Architect professionals in Dallas
    Rakuten hiring for Google Cloud Architect professionals in Dallas
    Tata Consultancy Services hiring for Google Cloud Architect professionals in Dallas
    Infosys hiring for Google Cloud Architect professionals in Dallas
    Source: Indeed

Training Options

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  • Flexi Pass Enabled: Flexibility to reschedule your cohort within first 90 days of access.
  • 90 days of access to high-quality, self-paced learning content designed by industry experts
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  • Platform integration capabilities
  • Dedicated customer success manager

GCP Training Course Curriculum

Eligibility

The Google Cloud Architect certification has no strict eligibility requirements for the training itself, but it's targeted toward IT professionals aiming to design, build, and manage secure, scalable solutions on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). The course is ideal for IT professionals aiming to become cloud architects, particularly those in roles like:

    1. Solution Architects
    2. Cloud Architects (GCP)
    3, System Engineers
    4. DevOps Engineers
    5. IT Managers
    6. IT Consultants
    7. System Administrators (with cloud aspirations)
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Pre-requisites

To get the most out of the training and successfully pass the exam, we recommend that you have:

    1. Technical experience: 3+ years of IT industry experience, with 1+ years designing and managing cloud solutions (ideally on GCP).
    2. Familiarity with Cloud concepts: Understanding of core cloud concepts like infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and software as a service (SaaS) is beneficial.
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Course Content

  • Section 01: Live Class Curriculum

    Preview
    • Lesson 01: Preparing for the Professional Cloud Architect Journey

      • Introduction
      • Designing and planning a Cloud Solution Architecture
      • Managing and provisioning a solution infrastructure
      • Designing for security and compliance
      • Analyzing and optimizing technical and business processes
      • Managing implementation and ensuring solution and operations reliability
      • Case study preparation
    • Lesson 02: Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

      • Introducing Google Cloud
      • Resources and Access in the Cloud
      • Virtual Machines and Networks in the Cloud
      • Storage in the Cloud
      • Containers in the Cloud
      • Applications in the Cloud
      • Developing and Deploying in the Cloud
      • Logging and Monitoring in the Cloud
    • Lesson 03: Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Foundation

      • Interacting with Google Cloud
      • Virtual Networks
      • Virtual Machines
    • Lesson 04: Essential Google Cloud Infrastructure: Core Services

      • Introduction
      • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
      • Storage and Database Services
      • Resource Management
      • Resource Monitoring
    • Lesson 05: Elastic Google Cloud Infrastructure: Scaling and Automation

      • Introduction
      • Interconnecting Networks
      • Load Balancing and Autoscaling
      • Infrastructure Automation
      • Managed Services
    • Lesson 06: Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine

      • Introduction to Containers and Kubernetes
      • Kubernetes Architecture
    • Lesson 07: Optimize Costs for Google Kubernetes Engine

      • Understanding your GKE Costs
      • Monitoring your GKE costs
      • Virtual machines in GKE
      • Autoscaling with GKE: Overview and pods
      • Optimize GKE to run your application
    • Lesson 08: Reliable Google Cloud Infrastructure: Design and process

      • Defining services
      • Microservice design and architecture
      • DevOps automation
      • Choosing storage solutions
      • Google cloud and hybrid network architecture
      • Deploying applications on Google Cloud
      • Designing reliable systems
      • Security
      • Maintenance and monitoring
    • Lesson 09: Logging and Monitoring in Google Cloud

      • Introduction to Google Cloud Operations Suite
      • Monitoring Critical Systems
      • Alerting Policies
      • Advanced Logging and Analysis
      • Working with Audit Logs

GCP Exam & Certification

Google Cloud Certification in Dallas
  • What is the Google Professional Cloud Architect Certification? How is it different from the other Google Cloud Platform certifications?

    The Google Professional Cloud Architect certification validates your ability to design, develop, and manage robust, secure, scalable, highly available, and dynamic solutions to drive business objectives.

    Google Cloud offers a range of certifications designed for different roles and levels of expertise. Here's a breakdown by role: 

    1. Cloud Digital Leader: This foundational certification validates your understanding of cloud fundamentals and Google Cloud services.

    2. Associate Cloud Engineer: This associate-level certification validates your ability to perform basic cloud engineering tasks on GCP.

    3. Professional Cloud Architect: This certification targets architects who design, develop, and manage secure, reliable, and cost-effective solutions on GCP.

    4. Professional Cloud Developer: This path focuses on developers who build and deploy applications on GCP using Google's cloud-native technologies and tools.

    5. Professional Cloud DevOps Engineer: This certification validates expertise in automating infrastructure provisioning and deployment processes on GCP.

    6. Professional Cloud Security Engineer: This path focuses on securing GCP environments, including identity and access management, data encryption, and threat detection.

    7. Professional Data Engineer: This certification validates your ability to design, build, and manage data pipelines and big data solutions on GCP.

    8. Professional Machine Learning Engineer: This path focuses on building, deploying, and managing machine learning models on GCP's AI and machine learning platform.

    9. Professional Cloud Database Engineer: Validates expertise in designing, deploying, and managing cloud databases on GCP.

    10. Professional Cloud Network Engineer: Focuses on building, configuring, and optimizing secure and scalable cloud networks on GCP for efficient application connectivity.

    11. Professional Google Workspace Administrator: Demonstrates proficiency in administering, securing, and automating Google Workspace tools (Gmail, Drive, Docs etc.) for an organization.

  • What are the career benefits of the GCP certification?

    Earning this Cloud Architect certification demonstrates your expertise in GCP and can significantly boost your cloud career prospects and earning potential.

  • Who is this Google Cloud Architect certification for?

    IT professionals like Solution Architects, Cloud Architects, System Engineers, and IT Consultants aiming to design and manage secure, scalable solutions on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

  • Are there prerequisites to this Google Cloud Architect certification exam?

    There are no formal prerequisites, but 3+ years of IT experience with 1+ years designing and managing cloud solutions (preferably on GCP) is recommended.

  • What exam format is used?

    It's a 2-hour online proctored exam with 50-60 multiple-choice and multiple-select questions, including case studies.

  • How much does the exam cost?

    $200 USD + tax where applicable (subject to change; check the Google Cloud Certification website).

  • What topics are covered in this Google Cloud Architect certification exam?

    The exam focuses on six key areas: Designing & Planning, Managing & Provisioning, Designing for Security & Compliance, Analyzing & Optimizing, Managing Implementation, and Ensuring Solution & Operations Reliability.

  • Can I retake the GCP Professional Cloud Architect exam if I fail?

    Yes, you can retake the exam after a 30-day waiting period. However, there are fees associated with each retake.

  • What happens after I pass the professional Google cloud architect exam?

    Once certified, you'll gain access to exclusive resources and events for Google Cloud Architects. You can also list your certification on your resume and online profiles to showcase your expertise.

  • Can I take the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect exam online?

    a. Take the online-proctored exam from a remote location
    b. Take the onsite-proctored exam at a testing center

  • Is recertification required?

    Yes, the certification is valid for 2 years. You need to pass a renewal exam to maintain your certification.

Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Google Cloud Training FAQs

  • What is Google Cloud?

    Google Cloud is a suite of services that allows businesses and organizations to run their applications and data on Google's infrastructure. It's essentially a collection of tools and resources delivered over the internet ("cloud") that can be used for various purposes, similar to how you might use Google products like Gmail or Docs, but for business needs. Here's a breakdown of what Google Cloud offers:

    • Computing: Create and run virtual machines or containerized applications for your needs.

    • Storage: Store any kind of data, from documents and photos to large datasets, with secure access and retrieval.

    • Networking: Build and manage secure and scalable networks for your applications.

    • Big Data & Machine Learning: Leverage Google's powerful tools for data analytics and building machine learning models.

    • Management Tools: Tools to monitor, manage, and optimize your cloud resources effectively.

    These are just some of the core functionalities. Google Cloud offers various services to cater to diverse business needs.

  • What does a Google Professional Cloud Architect do?

    Professional Cloud Architects design, develop and manage secure, scalable, and cost-effective solutions on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

  • Are there professional organizations for Google Cloud Architects?

    Yes, several organizations offer resources and communities for cloud professionals, including the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

  • Is prior cloud experience required?

    No, but earning the Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect certification validates your skills and knowledge, making you a more attractive candidate to employers.

  • What skills are essential for a GCP Professional Cloud Architect?

    Strong understanding of cloud concepts, experience with GCP services, proficiency in designing secure and scalable architectures, and knowledge of cost optimization techniques.

  • What is the average salary of a Google Professional Cloud Architect?

    Google Professional Cloud Architect salaries in the US can vary depending on location, experience, and company but generally range from $100,000 to $150,000 annually. In India, the average Google Cloud Architect salary is ₹41.9 Lakhs for experience between 4 years and 14 years. The Cloud Architect salary at Google India ranges between ₹19.2 Lakhs and ₹70.0 Lakhs.

  • Is the Google Professional Cloud Architect certification mandatory for the role?

    No, but it demonstrates your proficiency in GCP and can be a significant advantage for landing a job.

  • What are the career paths after becoming a Google Professional Cloud Architect?

    You can specialize in specific GCP solutions, lead cloud architect teams, or move into cloud engineering management roles and other roles like Solution Architect, Cloud Engineer, DevOps Engineer, or Cloud Security Architect (specialization within Cloud Architect role).

  • How can I prepare for a career as a Google Professional Cloud Architect?

    Earning the Google Google Professional Cloud Architect certification is a significant first step. Consider taking up this training from Simplilearn, building practical experience through personal projects, and strengthening your cloud skills.

  • Where can I find job opportunities for Google Professional Cloud Architect?

    Major job boards like Indeed and LinkedIn list relevant positions. You can also search the websites of companies known for using GCP.

  • Who are the trainers for this Google Professional Cloud Architect training program?

    Our Trainers are Google Cloud certified and highly qualified. They have over 15 years of experience training individuals and corporations and are working in the domain.

  • What comes after the Google Professional Cloud Architect Training Course?

    We recommend upgrading your knowledge after you have completed this Google Professional Cloud Architect training course. Google offers professional cloud certifications that delve deeper into specific GCP services or specialties. Earning these can showcase your in-depth knowledge of areas like Google Kubernetes Engine, Cloud Security, or Data Analytics on GCP.

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

    The system requirements to attend this online training are quite basic:

    • A supported operating system (OS):

      • Windows - any version above XP SP3 or

      • Mac - any version above OS X 10.6

    • Internet Speed: preferably at or above 512 KBPS

    • Headset: Any decent headset and microphone that can be used to talk and hear clearly

    • Google Cloud trial or a paid subscription

  • What is a Learner Success Manager?

    Our Learner Success Managers are here to help you get certified on your first attempt. They are a dedicated team of subject matter experts who 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.

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

    We offer 24/7 support through email and chat. Our dedicated team also provides on-demand assistance through our community forum.

  • What is online classroom training?

    All of the classes are conducted via live online streaming. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time.

  • How do I register for this online training course by Simplilearn?

    You can enroll in this online Google Professional Cloud Architect Certification training on 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.

  • What certification will I receive after completing the GCP Course?

    After completing Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect certification training, you will be awarded the course completion certificate from Simplilearn.

  • Is this live training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    If you enroll for the online classroom Flexi Pass, you will have access to live training conducted online and pre-recorded videos.

  • What If I miss a session?

    We provide recordings of each session you attend for future reference.

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