GO-GCF-CI: Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure (GCF-CI)

GOOGLE CLOUD FUNDAMENTALS: CORE INFRASTRUCTURE (GCF-CI)

Course Overview

This one-day instructor-led class provides an overview of Google Cloud Platform products and services. Through a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs, participants learn the value of Google Cloud Platform and how to incorporate cloud-based solutions into business strategies.

Course Objectives

This course teaches participants the following skills:

  • Identify the purpose and value of Google Cloud Platform products and services
  • Interact with Google Cloud Platform services
  • Describe ways in which customers have used Google Cloud Platform
  • Choose among and use application deployment environments on Google Cloud Platform: Google App Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, and Google Compute Engine
  • Choose among and use Google Cloud Platform storage options: Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SQL, Google Cloud Bigtable, and Google Cloud Datastore
  • Make basic use of BigQuery, Google’s managed data warehouse for analytics
  • Make basic use of Cloud Deployment Manager, Google’s tool for creating and managing cloud resources through templates
  • Make basic use of Google Stackdriver, Google’s monitoring, logging, and diagnostics system

Course Prequisites

Target Audience

This class is intended for the following:

  • Individuals planning to deploy applications and create application environments on Google Cloud Platform.
  • Developers, systems operations professionals, and solution architects getting started with Google Cloud Platform.
  • Executives and business decision makers evaluating the potential of Google Cloud Platform to address their business needs.

 

This module explains how to platform

Module 1: Introducing Google Cloud Platform
  • Explain the advantages of Google Cloud Platform.
  • Define the components of Google’s network infrastructure, including: Points of presence, data centers, regions, and zones.
  • Understand the difference between Infrastructure-as-a- Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).
Module 2: Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform
  • Identify the purpose of projects on Google Cloud Platform.
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Identity and Access Management.
  • List the methods of interacting with Google Cloud Platform.
  • Lab: Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform.
Module 3: Virtual Machines and Networks in the Cloud
  • Identify the purpose of and use cases for Google Compute Engine.
  • Understand the various Google Cloud Platform networking and operational tools and services.
  • Lab: Compute Engine
Module 4: Storage in the Cloud
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for: Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SQL, Google Cloud Bigtable, and Google Cloud Datastore.
  • Learn how to choose between the various storage options on Google Cloud Platform.
  • Lab: Cloud Storage and Cloud SQL
Module 5: Containers in the Cloud
  • Define the concept of a container and identify uses for containers.
  • Identify the purpose of and use cases for Google Kubernetes Engine and Kubernetes.
  • Lab: Kubernetes Engine
Module 6: Applications in the Cloud
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Google App Engine.
  • Contrast the App Engine Standard environment with the App Engine Flexible environment.
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for Google Cloud Endpoints.
  • Lab: App Engine
Module 7: Developing, Deploying, and Monitoring in the Cloud
  • Understand options for software developers to host their source code.
  • Understand the purpose of template-based creation and management of resources.
  • Understand the purpose of integrated monitoring, alerting, and debugging.
  • Lab: Deployment Manager and Stackdriver
Module 8: Big Data and Machine Learning in the Cloud
  • Understand the purpose of and use cases for the products and services in the Google Cloud big data and machine learning platforms.
  • Lab: BigQuery

an and implement an IPv4 addressing scheme to support organizational needs. This module also explains how to use fundamental networking tools and techniques to configure and troubleshoot IPv4-based networks.

Lessons

  • Planning IPv4 addressing
  • Configuring an IPv4 host
  • Managing and troubleshooting IPv4 network connectivity

Lab : Planning an IPv4 network

  • Planning the IPv4 address assignments

Lab : Implementing and troubleshooting an IPv4 network

  • Verifying the IPv4 configuration
  • Troubleshooting IPv4

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan IPv4 addressing.
  • Configure an IPv4 host.
  • Manage and troubleshoot IPv4 network connectivity.

Module 2: Implementing DHCP

This module explains how to plan and implement DHCP to support the IPv4 infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Overview of the DHCP server role
  • Deploying DHCP
  • Managing and troubleshooting DHCP

Lab : Implementing DHCP

  • Planning the DHCP server implementation
  • Implementing the DHCP configuration
  • Validating the DHCP implementation

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the DHCP server role.
  • Deploy DHCP.
  • Manage and troubleshoot DHCP.

Module 3: Implementing IPv6

This module explains how to implement IPv6, and how to integrate IPv6 and IPv4 networks.

Lessons

  • Overview of IPv6 addressing
  • Configuring an IPv6 host
  • Implementing IPv6 and IPv4 coexistence
  • Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6

Lab : Implementing IPv6

  • Reviewing the default IPv6 configuration
  • Implementing DHCPv6

Lab : Configuring and evaluating IPv6 transition technologies

  • Configuring network integration by using ISATAP
  • Configuring native IPv6 connectivity
  • Configuring 6to4 connectivity

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the features and benefits of IPv6.
  • Configure an IPv6 host.
  • Implement the coexistence between IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
  • Transition from an IPv4 network to an IPv6 network.

Module 4: Implementing DNS

This module explains how to install, configure, and troubleshoot DNS within the organization’s network.

Lessons

  • Implementing DNS servers
  • Configuring zones in DNS
  • Configuring name resolution between DNS zones
  • Configuring DNS integration with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Configuring advanced DNS settings

Lab : Planning and implementing name resolution by using DNS

  • Planning DNS name resolution
  • Implementing DNS servers and zones

Lab : Integrating DNS with Active Directory

  • Integrating DNS with Active Directory

Lab : Configuring advanced DNS settings

  • Configuring DNS policies
  • Validating the DNS implementation
  • Troubleshooting DNS

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement DNS servers.
  • Configure zones in DNS.
  • Configure name resolution between DNS zones.
  • Configure DNS integration with AD DS.
  • Configure advanced DNS settings.

Module 5: Implementing and managing IPAM

This module explains how to implement and manage the IPAM feature in Windows Server 2016. This module also explains how to use IPAM to manage services such as DHCP and DNS.

Lessons

  • IPAM overview
  • Deploying IPAM
  • Managing IP address spaces by using IPAM

Lab : Implementing IPAM

  • Installing the IPAM Server feature
  • Provisioning the IPAM Server feature
  • Managing IP address spaces by using IPAM

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe IPAM functionality and components.
  • Deploy IPAM.
  • Manage IP address spaces by using IPAM.

Module 6: Remote access in Windows Server 2016

This module explains how to plan for remote access in Windows Server 2016 and how to implement Web Application Proxy.

Lessons

  • Remote access overview
  • Implementing Web Application Proxy

Lab : Implementing Web Application Proxy

  • Implementing Web Application Proxy
  • Validating Web Application Proxy

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe remote access.
  • Implement Web Application Proxy.

Module 7: Implementing DirectAccess

This module explains how to implement and manage DirectAccess in Windows Server 2016.

Lessons

  • Overview of DirectAccess
  • Implementing DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implementing and managing an advanced DirectAccess infrastructure

Lab : Implementing DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard

  • Verifying readiness for a DirectAccess deployment
  • Configuring DirectAccess
  • Validating the DirectAccess deployment

Lab : Deploying an advanced DirectAccess solution

  • Preparing the environment for DirectAccess
  • Implementing the advanced DirectAccess infrastructure
  • Validating the DirectAccess deployment

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain DirectAccess and how it works.
  • Implement DirectAccess by using the Getting Started Wizard.
  • Implement and manage an advanced DirectAccess infrastructure.

Module 8: Implementing VPNs

This module explains how to implement and manage remote access in Windows Server 2016 by using VPNs.

Lessons

  • Planning VPNs
  • Implementing VPNs

Lab : Implementing a VPN

  • Implementing a VPN
  • Validating VPN deployment

Lab : Troubleshooting VPN access

  • Troubleshooting VPN access

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan for VPNs.
  • Implement VPNs.

Module 9: Implementing networking for branch offices

This module explains how to implement network services for branch offices.

Lessons

  • Networking features and considerations for branch offices
  • Implementing Distributed File System (DFS) for branch offices
  • Implementing BranchCache for branch offices

Lab : Implementing DFS for branch offices

  • Implementing DFS
  • Validating the deployment

Lab : Implementing BranchCache

  • Implementing BranchCache
  • Validating the deployment

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the networking features and considerations for branch offices.
  • Implement DFS for branch offices.
  • Implement BranchCache for branch offices.

Module 10: Configuring advanced networking features

This module explains how to implement an advanced networking infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Overview of high performance networking features
  • Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features

Lab : Configuring advanced Hyper-V networking features

  • Creating and using Microsoft Hyper-V virtual switches
  • Configuring and using the advanced features of a virtual switch

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe high performance networking features.
  • Configure advanced Hyper-V networking features.

Module 11: Implementing software defined networking

This module explains how to implement software defined networking.

Lessons

  • Overview of software defined networking
  • Implementing network virtualization
  • Implementing Network Controller

Lab : Implementing Network Controller

  • Deploying Network Controller
  • Configuring network services with Network Controller
  • Managing and monitoring with Network Controller

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe software defined networking.
  • Implement network virtualization.
  • Implement Network Controller.

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