Professional Cloud Architect Google Cloud Certification Guide - Second Edition

By Konrad Clapa , Brian Gerrard
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About this book

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is one of the industry leaders thanks to its array of services that can be leveraged by organizations to bring the best out of their infrastructure. This book is a comprehensive guide to learning methods to effectively utilize GCP services and help you become acquainted with the topics required to pass Google's Professional Cloud Architect certification exam.

Following the Professional Cloud Architect's official exam syllabus, you'll first be introduced to the Google Cloud Platform. The book then covers the core services that GCP offers such as computing and storage and takes you through effective methods of scaling and automating your cloud infrastructure. As you progress through the chapters, you'll get to grips with containers and services and discover best practices related to the design and process. This revised second edition features new topics such as Cloud Run, Anthos, Data Fusion, Composer, and Data Catalog.

By the end of this book, you'll have gained the knowledge required to take and pass the Google Cloud Certification - Professional Cloud Architect exam and become an expert in GCP services.

Publication date:
January 2022

About the Authors

  • Konrad Clapa

    Konrad Clapa is a Certified Google Trainer and lead cloud automation architect working for Atos R&D. He has over 12 years' experience in the IT industry. He holds over 40 IT certification. This includes all 11/11 Google Cloud Platform certifications making him the first in the world to achieve it. He is also listed among 40 individuals who hold Google Cloud Certified Fellow certificate. 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. Funny fact about Konrad is that he never failed a GCP exam attempt including multiple beta exams that he has taken.

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  • Brian Gerrard

    Brian Gerrard currently works as a DevOps Engineer with Atos. Brian has over 16 years' experience in the IT industry and holds a number of Public and Private Cloud certifications. These include the Google Certified Professional Architect and Google Associate Cloud Engineer certifications which he has held since 2018. In addition to this, Brian is a firm believer in lifelong learning, and you will regularly find him contributing to his local User Groups.

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