Getting Started with Google Kubernetes Engine (GCP-GSGKE)

Course Details

Online Training

Duration : 1 day

Course Overview
This course introduces participants to creating and deploying containerized applications on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). Through a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy solution elements, including infrastructure components such as pods and containers.

Who should attend

This class is intended for the following participants:

    • Application developers, Cloud Solutions Architects, DevOps Engineers, IT managers.
    • Individuals using Google Cloud Platform to create new solutions or to integrate existing systems, application environments, and infrastructure with the Google Cloud Platform.

Prerequisites

To get the most of out of this course, participants should have:

    • Basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments, as well as Web server
    • Systems Operations experience including deploying and managing applications, either on-premises or in a public cloud environment.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

    • Understand how software containers work.
    • Understand the architecture of Kubernetes.
    • Understand the architecture of Google Cloud.
    • Understand how pod networking works in Google Kubernetes Engine.
    • Create and manage Kubernetes Engine clusters using the Google Cloud Console and gcloud/kubectl commands.

Course Content

Module 1 – Introduction to Google Cloud

    • Use the Google Cloud Console
    • Use Cloud Shell
    • Define Cloud Computing
    • Identify Google Cloud compute services
    • Understand Regions and Zones
    • Understand the Cloud Resource Hierarchy
    • Administer your Google Cloud Resources
    • 1 lab and 1 quiz

Module 2 – Containers and Kubernetes in Google Cloud

    • Create a Container Using Cloud Build
    • Store a Container in Container Registry
    • Understand the Relationship Between Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
    • Understand how to Choose Among Google Cloud Compute Platforms
    • 1 lab and 1 quiz

Module 3 – Kubernetes Architecture

    • Understand the Architecture of Kubernetes: Pods, Namespaces
    • Understand the Control-plane Components of Kubernetes
    • Create Container Images using Cloud Build
    • Store Container Images in Container Registry
    • Create a Kubernetes Engine Cluster
    • 1 lab and 1 quiz

Module 4 – Introduction to Kubernetes Workloads

    • The kubectl Command
    • Introduction to Deployments
    • Pod Networking
    • Volumes Overview