The Official Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer Study Guide, provides everything you need to prepare for this important exam and master the skills necessary to land that coveted Google Cloud Engineering certification. Beginning with a pre-book assessment quiz to evaluate what you know before you begin, each chapter features exam objectives and review questions, plus the online learning environment includes additional complete practice tests. Written by Dan Sullivan, a popular and experienced online course author for machine learning, big data, and Cloud topics, Official Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer Study Guide is your ace in the hole for deploying and managing Google Cloud Services.
• Select the right Google service from the various choices based on the application to be built
• Compute with Cloud VMs and managing VMs
• Plan and deploying storage
• Network and configure access and security
Google Cloud Platform is a leading public cloud that provides its users to many of the same software, hardware, and networking infrastructure used to power Google services. Businesses, organizations, and individuals can launch servers in minutes, store petabytes of data, and implement global virtual clouds with the Google Cloud Platform. Certified Associate Cloud Engineers have demonstrated the knowledge and skills needed to deploy and operate infrastructure, services, and networks in the Google Cloud. This exam guide is designed to help you understand the Google Cloud Platform in depth so that you can meet the needs of those operating resources in the Google Cloud.
Authors Kelsey Hightower, Brendan Burns, and Joe Beda—who’ve worked on Kubernetes at Google and other organizatons—explain how this system fits into the lifecycle of a distributed application. You will learn how to use tools and APIs to automate scalable distributed systems, whether it is for online services, machine-learning applications, or a cluster of Raspberry Pi computers.Explore the distributed system challenges that Kubernetes addressesDive into containerized application development, using containers such as DockerCreate and run containers on Kubernetes, using the docker image format and container runtimeExplore specialized objects essential for running applications in productionReliably roll out new software versions without downtime or errorsGet examples of how to develop and deploy real-world applications in Kubernetes
Why learn about the cloud? It’s the future. The cloud is the future of software, the future of computing, and the future of business. If you’re not up on the cloud the future will move on without you. Don’t miss out.
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Read all about it! As well as finding out about the Pixelbook peculiarities which might be coming to a chromebook near you in the near future, those of you with any other chromebook will also learn all about…
...Chromebook installation and initialization.
...The chromebook keyboard and (optional) touchscreen.
...Interacting with Chrome OS operating system.
...Working with the web browser and web apps.
...Accessing Android apps.
...Your Google account.
...Google Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides.
...Music, Movies and Google Play.
...Cloud computing conundrums (such as printing).
...Cloud computing without a chromebook.
...A cloud computing case study.
...Advanced aspects of your chromebook computer.
Praise for the previous edition ("The Chrome Book" by C H Rome):
"Buy this book if you get or give a Chromebook. Great coverage and straightforward language."
"Clearly illustrates the capabilities of the Chrome experience, and very helpful for anyone considering buying a Chromebook."
"If you buy a Chromebook and you're not familiar with cloud computing, this is the book for you."
"A very good starting point if you are not familiar with cloud computing using Google services."
"Now I see what cloud computing and the Chromebooks are all about."