Architecting with Google Cloud Platform: Design and Process

Architecting with Google Cloud Platform: Design and Process

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Course ID: D8005

Duration: 2 Days

Location: Flex - San Francisco or Live Online | Click here to schedule private course.


The purpose of the Architecting with Google Cloud Platform: Design and Process course is to teach students how to design Google Cloud Platform deployments which are reliable, secure, and efficient. The course is delivered over two days, and assumes that students have already obtained practical experience working with Google Cloud Platform technologies.

Students will not only learn how to design GCP deployments which are reliable and secure, but which are also operated in a way which is very cost-effective.

+ Who Should Attend

This course is designed for experienced big data developers, who have already completed the Architecting with Google Cloud Platform: Infrastructure course, or gained equivalent experience. Typical students include cloud solutions architects, systems operators, and DevOps engineers.

+ Course Outline

Module 1: Defining the service

  • Design in this class
  • State and solution
  • Measurement
  • Gathering requirements, SLOs, SLAs, and SLIs (key performance indicators)

Module 2: Business-logic layer design

  • Microservices architecture
  • GCP 12-factor support
  • Mapping compute needs to Google Cloud Platform processing services
  • Compute system provisioning

Module 3: Data layer design

  • Classifying and characterizing data
  • Data ingest and data migration
  • Identification of storage needs and mapping to Google Cloud Platform storage systems

Module 4: Presentation layer design

  • Network edge configuration
  • Network configuration for data transfer within the service, including load balancing and network location
  • Network integration with other environments, including on premise and multi-cloud

Module 5: Design for resiliency, scalability, and disaster recovery

  • Failure due to loss of resources
  • Failure due to overload
  • Strategies for coping with failure
  • Business continuity and disaster recovery, including restore strategy and data lifecycle management
  • Scalable and resilient design

Module 6: Design for security

  • Google Cloud Platform security
  • Network access control and firewalls
  • Protections against denial of service
  • Resource sharing and isolation
  • Data encryption and key management
  • Identity access and auditing

Module 7: Capacity planning and cost optimization

  • Capacity planning
  • Pricing

Module 8: Deployment, monitoring and alerting, and incident response

  • Deployment
  • Monitoring and alerting
  • Incident response

+ Prerequisites

• Completion of Architecting with Google Cloud Platform: Infrastructure (#5973) or have equivalent experience
• Basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments
• Systems operations experience including deploying and managing applications, either on-premises or in a public cloud environment

Architecting with Google Cloud Platform: Infrastructure 

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