Professional Cloud Architect – Google Cloud Certification Guide

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  • Manage your GCP infrastructure with Google Cloud management options such as CloudShell and SDK
  • Understand the use cases for different storage options
  • Design a solution with security and compliance in mind
  • Monitor GCP compute options
  • Discover machine learning and the different machine learning models offered by GCP
  • Understand what services need to be used when planning and designing your architecture

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is one of the leading cloud service suites and offers solutions for storage, analytics, big data, machine learning, and application development. It features an array of services that can help organizations to get the best out of their infrastructure. This comprehensive guide covers a variety of topics specific to Google's Professional Cloud Architect official exam syllabus and guides you in using the right methods for effective use of GCP services.

You'll start by exploring GCP, understanding the benefits of becoming a certified architect, and learning how to register for the exam. You'll then delve into the core services that GCP offers such as computing, storage, and security. As you advance, this GCP book will help you get up to speed with methods to scale and automate your cloud infrastructure and delve into containers and services. In the concluding chapters, you'll discover security best practices and even gain insights into designing applications with GCP services and monitoring your infrastructure as a GCP architect.

By the end of this book, you will be well versed in all the topics required to pass Google's Professional Cloud Architect exam and use GCP services effectively.

  • Plan and design a GCP cloud solution architecture
  • Ensure the security and reliability of your cloud solutions and operations
  • Test yourself by taking mock tests with up-to-date exam questions
Page Count 520
Course Length 15 hours 36 minutes
ISBN 9781838555276
Date Of Publication 18 Oct 2019


Konrad Cłapa

Konrad Cłapa is a lead cloud automation architect working for Atos R&D. He has over 10 years' experience in the IT industry. He holds over 30 IT certifications, including all 6 Google Cloud Platform certifications. He is also listed among 30 individuals who hold double VMware Certified Design Expert certifications. Sharing knowledge has always been important to him, so he contributes to the community by acting as a leader for a local Google Cloud Developer group and an AWS user group in Poland.

Brian Gerrard

Brian Gerrard is a technical engineer from Scotland with over 10 years' experience in the IT industry. Currently working for Atos, he holds the Google Certified Professional Architect certification, as well as all three AWS Certified Associate certifications. In addition to this, Brian has a number of advanced certifications in infrastructure and private cloud technologies, including two VMware Certified Implementation Expert certifications. Brian is a firm believer in lifelong learning, and you will regularly find him contributing to his local user groups.