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Hybrid and multi-cloud: Anthos and Google Kubernetes Engine

What does it mean to make your IT infrastructure hybrid and multi-cloud? Going hybrid or multi-cloud allows you to connect your on-prem infrastructure with the cloud's scalability and innovation.

In this path, you'll learn how to manage containers with Google Kubernetes Engine and Anthos, Google Cloud's open platform that lets you run your applications, unmodified, on existing on-prem hardware investments or in the public cloud.

Hybrid and Multi-cloud Cloud Architect learning path

This learning path focuses on containers, Anthos, and Kubernetes. Learn the skills needed to modernize existing applications running on virtual machines while deploying cloud-native apps on containers in an increasingly hybrid and multi-cloud world.

Learning path diagram for hybrid & multi cloudGoogle Cloud Fundamentals: Core InfrastructureArchitecting Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure with AnthosArchitecting with Google Kubernetes EngineSKILL BADGE Deploy to Kubernetes in Google CloudSKILL BADGE Create and Manage Cloud ResourcesSKILL BADGE Secure Workloads in Google Kubernetes EngineSKILL BADGE Optimize Costs for Google Kubernetes Engine


Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

Learn about Google Cloud’s computing and storage services including Compute Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, App Engine, Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, and BigQuery. This course also introduces important resource and policy management tools, such as the Resource Manager hierarchy and Cloud Identity and Access Management.

Switching to Google Cloud from another public cloud provider? Start with Google Cloud Fundamentals for those with experience in AWS or Azure.

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Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine

Learn how to implement solutions using Google Kubernetes Engine, or GKE, including building, scheduling, load balancing, and monitoring workloads, as well as providing for discovery of services, managing role-based access control and security, and providing persistent storage to these applications.

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Create and Manage Cloud Resources

Get the foundational experience you'll need to build your first Google Cloud project. You'll learn how to write Cloud Shell commands, deploy your first virtual machine, and run applications on Kubernetes Engine or with load balancing. You'll have the opportunity to earn a Google Cloud skill badge upon completion.

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Deploy to Kubernetes in Google Cloud

Get hands-on practice with Kubernetes by configuring Docker images and containers and deploying fully fledged Kubernetes Engine applications. Practice the skills needed for integrating container orchestration into your own workflow and get the chance to earn a skill badge upon completion.

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Secure Workloads in Google Kubernetes Engine

Learn about security at scale when deploying and managing production GKE environments. You’ll have an opportunity to earn a skill badge upon completion.

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Optimize Costs for Google Kubernetes Engine

Learn how to optimize resource usage and use auto scaling to optimize costs using Google Kubernetes Engine. Complete this quest for the opportunity to receive a Google Cloud skill badge.

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Architecting Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure with Anthos

Learn to create, integrate, or modernize solutions using secure, scalable microservices architectures in hybrid environments, whether you're on-premises, on Google Cloud, or distributed across several cloud providers. You will learn about networking, service mesh, config management, and their underlying control-planes, so you can begin to understand the full scope of the platform’s capabilities.

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    What you'll learn

    Containers, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Google Cloud IAM, Anthos, Istio, Docker, Cloud IAM, Cloud SDK, Container Registry, VPC, Resource Manager, Cloud Logging, Cloud Monitoring

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Additional courses and practice

Cloud OnBoard: Free Anthos & Kubernetes workshop

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Explore the possibilities of Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) and Anthos in a two-day, accelerated learning program. Cloud OnBoard instructors lead you through practical exercises like hands-on labs and give you the chance to test your hybrid and multi-cloud skills with quizzes throughout the series.

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