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Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine (AGKE)



This class is intended for the following participants:

Cloud architects, administrators, and SysOps/DevOps personnel

Individuals using Google Cloud Platform to create new solutions or to integrate existing systems, application environments, and infrastructure with the Google Cloud Platform.

Who should attend

This three-day instructor-led class introduces participants to deploying and managing containerized applications on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) and the other services provided by Google Cloud Platform. Through a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy solution elements, including infrastructure components such as pods, containers, deployments, and services; as well as networks and application services. This course also covers deploying practical solutions including security and access management, resource management, and resource monitoring.


To get the most out of this course, participants should have completed Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure (GCF-CI) or have equivalent experience

Basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments

Course Objectives

This course teaches participants the following skills:

Understand how software containers work
Understand the architecture of Kubernetes
Understand the architecture of Google Cloud Platform
Understand how pod networking works in Kubernetes Engine
Create and manage Kubernetes Engine clusters using the GCP Console and gcloud/ kubectl commands
Launch, roll back and expose jobs in Kubernetes
Manage access control using Kubernetes RBAC and Google Cloud IAM
Managing pod security policies and network policies
Using Secrets and ConfigMaps to isolate security credentials and configuration artifacts
Understand GCP choices for managed storage services
Monitor applications running in Kubernetes Engine

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