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GCP Essentials

7 Labs · 23 Credits · 4h 35m

Service Area Gcp essentials

In this Quest, the most popular Quest of all time, get your first hands-on experience with Google Cloud. Get comfortable with the basics, like spinning up a VM and configuring key infrastructure tools, through working with more advanced Stackdriver and Kubernetes concepts.

Creating a Virtual Machine

In this hands-on lab, you’ll learn how to create a Google Compute Engine virtual machine and understand zones, regions, and machine types.

Icon  intro introductory 1 Credit 30 Minutes

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.

Icon  intro introductory 1 Credit 40 Minutes

Provision Services with Cloud Launcher

In this hands-on lab you'll learn how to use Cloud Launcher to quickly get started with common operating systems, web frameworks, and databases.

Icon  intro introductory 1 Credit 30 Minutes

Creating a Persistent Disk (Activity Tracking)

In this hands-on lab, you’ll learn how to create a persistent disk and use it on a Google Compute Engine virtual machine. You’ll also learn about zones, regions, and different disk types.

Icon  intro introductory 1 Credit 30 Minutes

Creating a Persistent Disk

In this hands-on lab, you’ll learn how to create a persistent disk and use it on a Google Compute Engine virtual machine. You’ll also learn about zones, regions, and different disk types.

Icon  intro introductory 1 Credit 30 Minutes

Hello Node Kubernetes

In this hands-on lab, you'll learn how to turn your code into a replicated application running on Kubernetes. You'll create a Node.js app, create a Docker container from it, deploy it to Kubernetes Engine, and scale it up.

Icon  advanced advanced 7 Credits 1 Hour

Monitoring Cloud Infrastructure with Stackdriver

In this hands-on lab we take a look through some of the information provided by the Stackdriver Monitoring tools, and teach some of the concepts you will need to know to take advantage of Stackdriver Monitoring effectively.

Icon  fundamental fundamental 5 Credits 45 Minutes

Set Up Network and HTTP Load Balancers

In this hands-on lab, you'll learn how setup both network load balancers and HTTP load balancers for your application running in Google Compute Engine virtual machines.

Icon  advanced advanced 7 Credits 40 Minutes