Cloud Architecture

10 Labs · 64 Credits · 8h 45m

Cert Exam Practice Cloud architecture

This Quest is intended to provide hands-on practice for those preparing for the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect Certification. Students will get hands-on exposure to a wide range of Google Cloud Services and techniques which are closely mapped to the topic areas in the certification test. Be aware that while practice with these labs will increase your knowledge and abilities in these topic areas, you will need other preparation to succeed in the question and answer test itself (such as work experience).

Cloud IAM: Qwik Start

Google Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM) lets administrators authorize who can take action on specific resources, giving you full control and visibility. In this hands-on lab you will practice several activities associated with IAM use.

Icon  intro introductory 1 Credit 30 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

Networking 101

In this lab you will learn how to perform basic networking tasks on Google Cloud Platform by setting up a network and 3 subnetworks; and how GCP might differ from an on-premises setup.

Icon  fundamental fundamental 5 Credits 1 Hour 15 Minutes

Networking 102

Properly secured networks control connections and access into, out of, and among your resources. In this lab, you will practice deploying Networks and Subnetworks in two different GCP projects and multiple instances within the Google Cloud.

Icon  expert expert 9 Credits 1 Hour 15 Minutes

Getting Started with Cloud KMS

In this lab you'll work with advanced features of Google Cloud Security and Privacy APIs, including setting up a secure Cloud Storage bucket, managing keys and encrypted data using Key Management Storage, and viewing Cloud Storage audit logs.

Icon  fundamental fundamental 5 Credits 30 Minutes

Orchestrating the Cloud with Kubernetes

In this lab you will learn how to: Provision a complete Kubernetes cluster using Google Container Engine; Deploy and manage Docker containers using kubectl; and Break an application into microservices using Kubernetes’ Deployments and Services.

Icon  expert expert 9 Credits 1 Hour 15 Minutes

Stackdriver: Qwik Start

This lab shows you how to monitor a Google Compute Engine virtual machine (VM) instance with Stackdriver.

Icon  intro introductory 1 Credit 40 Minutes

Application Performance Management (APM) with Stackdriver

In this lab, you'll tour some of the unique Stackdriver features enabling you to monitor and troubleshoot your applications with production debugging, API call tracing, and dynamically-added logpoints.

Icon  expert expert 9 Credits 45 Minutes

Deployment Manager - Full Production

In this lab you will launch a service using Deployment Manager, and monitor it using Stackdriver. You will set up basic black box monitoring with Stackdriver Dashboard and establish uptime check alert notification to trigger incident response.

Icon  expert expert 9 Credits 1 Hour

Continuous Delivery Pipelines with Spinnaker and Kubernetes Engine

Create a Kubernetes Engine cluster, deploy an application, and use Spinnaker to continuously deploy the application when changes are made to the application.

Icon  expert expert 9 Credits 55 Minutes