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Getting Started with Google Kubernetes Engine

SS Course: 56029

Course Overview

This course covers an introduction to Kubernetes, a software layer that sits between your applications and your hardware infrastructure. Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) brings you Kubernetes as a managed service on Google Cloud. This course teaches the basics of GKE and how to get applications containerized and running in Google Cloud. The course covers a basic introduction to Google Cloud, an overview of containers and Kubernetes, Kubernetes architecture, and Kubernetes operations.                                                                  

Scheduled Classes

07/23/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn

Discuss the differences among Google Cloud
  • compute platforms.
  • Discuss the components and architecture of Kubernetes.
  • Identify how Google manages Kubernetes orchestration.
  • Create and manage Google Kubernetes Engine clusters by using the Google Cloud console and the gcloud/kubectl commands.
  • At the end of the course, you will be able to:


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The course introduction explains the course goals and previews each section. Introduce the course goals and preview each section of the course.
  • Cloud computing and Google Cloud
  • Google Cloud compute offerings
  • The Google network
  • Resource management
  • Billing
  • Interacting with Google Cloud
  • Introduction to containers
  • Container images
  • Working with Cloud Build
  • Kubernetes
  • Google Kubernetes Engine
  • Kubernetes concepts
  • The Kubernetes control plane
  • Google Kubernetes Engine concepts
  • Kubernetes object management
  • The kubectl command
  • Introspection
  • The course summary recaps the major concepts learners were introduced to during the course.


Having completed Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure, or having equivalent experience
  • Basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments
  • To get the most of out of this course, participants should have:

    Who Should Attend

    Application developers, cloud solutions architects, DevOps engineers, IT managers
    • Individuals who use Google Cloud to create new solutions or to integrate existing systems, application environments, and infrastructure with Google Cloud.
    • This class is intended for the following participants:

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