Become a Google Cloud Platform expert with hands-on training.
We give you temporary credentials to Google Cloud Platform, so you can learn the cloud using the real thing – no simulations. From 30-minute individual labs to multi-day courses, from introductory level to expert, instructor-led or self-paced, with topics like machine learning, security, infrastructure, app dev, and more, we've got you covered.
BigQuery For Data Analysis
Want to learn the core SQL and visualization skills of a Data Analyst? Interested on how to write queries that scale to petabyte-size datasets? Take the BigQuery for Analyst Quest and learn how to query, ingest, optimize, visualize, and even build machine learning models in SQL inside of BigQuery.
Google Cloud Application Programming Interfaces are the mechanism to interact with Google Cloud Services programmatically. This quest will give you hands-on practice with a variety of GCP APIs, which you will learn through working with Google’s APIs Explorer, a tool that allows you to browse APIs and run their methods interactively. By learning how to transfer data between Cloud Storage buckets, deploy Compute Engine instances, configure Dataproc clusters and much more, Exploring APIs will show you how powerful APIs are and why they are used almost exclusively by proficient GCP users. Enroll in this quest today.
G Suite: Integrations
This Quest of hands-on labs demonstrates the power of integrating Google Cloud Platform services and tools with G Suite applications. With integration technologies such as App Script and the Clasp Command Line environment, you will create and publish web apps and add-ons for G Suite products: Sheets, Docs, Forms, and Slides. With App Maker you will build a ready-to-use app that has a Google Cloud SQL Database, Google Maps integration, and a Mobile Responsive Design. Other labs create direct connections to GCP data sources-- using the BigQuery API, Sheets, and Slides to collect, analyze and present data.
In this introductory-level quest, you will get hands-on practice with the Google Cloud Platform’s fundamental tools and services. GCP Essentials is Qwiklabs’ most popular quest and for good reason—you will come in with little, or no prior cloud knowledge and come out with practical experience that you can apply to any GCP project. From writing Cloud Shell commands and deploying your first virtual machine, to running applications on Kubernetes Engine with load balancing, GCP Essentials is a prime introduction to the platform’s features. 1-minute videos walk you through key concepts for each lab.
This fundamental-level quest is unique amongst the other Qwiklabs offerings. The labs have been curated to give IT professionals hands-on practice with topics and services that appear in the Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer Certification. From IAM, to networking, to Kubernetes engine deployment, this quest is composed of specific labs that will put your GCP knowledge to the test. Be aware that while practice with these labs will increase your skills and abilities, we recommend that you also review the exam guide and other available preparation resources.
This advanced-level quest is unique amongst the other Qwiklabs offerings. The labs have been curated to give IT professionals hands-on practice with topics and services that appear in the Google Cloud Certified Professional Data Engineer Certification. From Big Query, to Dataproc, to Tensorflow, this quest is composed of specific labs that will put your GCP data engineering knowledge to the test. Be aware that while practice with these labs will increase your skills and abilities, you will need other preparation too. The exam is quite challenging and external studying, experience, and/or background in cloud data engineering is recommended.
Containerized applications have changed the game and are here to stay. With Kubernetes, you can orchestrate containers with ease, and integration with the Google Cloud Platform is seamless. In this advanced-level quest, you will be exposed to a wide range of Kubernetes use cases and will get hands-on practice architecting solutions over the course of 9 labs. From building Slackbots with NodeJS, to deploying game servers on clusters, to running the Cloud Vision API, Kubernetes Solutions will show you first-hand how agile and powerful this container orchestration system is.
Hello Node Kubernetes
In this hands-on lab, you turn your code into a replicated application running on Kubernetes. You create a Node.js app, create a Docker container from it, deploy it to Kubernetes Engine, and scale it up. Watch a short preview Hello Node Kubernetes, GCP Essentials.
Getting Started with Cloud Shell & gcloud
In this hands-on lab, you will learn how to connect to computing resources hosted on Google Cloud Platform via the web. You will also learn how to use Cloud Shell and the Cloud SDK gcloud command. For a preview, watch the short video Get Started with Cloud Shell, GCP Essentials.
Provision Services with GCP Marketplace
In this hands-on lab you'll learn how to use Google Cloud Platform's Marketplace to quickly get started with common operating systems, web frameworks, and databases. Watch the short preview Provision Services with GCP Marketplace, GCP Essentials.
Creating a Persistent Disk
In this hands-on lab, you will learn how to create a persistent disk and use it on a Google Compute Engine virtual machine. You will also learn about zones, regions, and different disk types. Watch the short preview Create a Persistent Disk, GCP Essentials.
Google Sheets as a Reporting Tool: Sheets API
In this lab, you'll learn how you can use Google Sheets as a custom reporting tool for your users. You’ll be modifying a sample order tracking application to export to spreadsheet and build visualizations using the Google Sheets API.
Speech to Text Transcription with the Cloud Speech API
The Cloud Speech API lets you do speech to text transcription from audio files in over 80 languages. In this hands-on lab you’ll record your own audio file and send it to the Speech API for transcription.
Deploy an ASP.NET Core App to App Engine
In this lab, you will deploy a simple ASP.NET Core app to App Engine Flexible environment. This lab builds on the "Build and Launch an ASP.NET Core app from Google Cloud Shell" lab.
Google Apps Script: Access Google Sheets, Maps & Gmail in 4 Lines of Code
Predict Visitor Purchases with a Classification Model in BQML
In this lab you will use a newly available ecommerce dataset to run some typical queries that businesses would want to know about their customers’ purchasing habits.
Become a Cloud Expert
Infrastructure & DevOps
Implement, deploy, migrate and maintain applications in the cloud.
Websites & App Dev
For software engineers who develop applications in the cloud.
Design, build, analyze, and optimize big data solutions.
Write distributed machine learning models that scale.
Security, Backup & Recovery
Stay compliant and protect information, data applications and infrastructure.