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Networking in Google Cloud Platform (NGCP)

 

Course Overview

This 2-day instructor-led course gives participants a broad study of networking options on Google Cloud Platform. Through presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, learners explore and deploy GCP networking technologies, such as Google Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) networks, subnets, firewalls, interconnection among networks, load balancing, Cloud DNS, and Cloud CDN. The course also covers common network design patterns and automated deployment using Cloud Deployment Manager.

Course Content

This 2-day instructor-led course gives participants a broad study of networking options on Google Cloud. Through presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy Google Cloud networking technologies, such as Google Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) networks, subnets, firewalls; interconnection among networks; load balancing; Cloud DNS; Cloud CDN; Cloud NAT. The course will also cover common network design patterns and automated deployment using Deployment Manager or Terraform.

Who should attend

This course is intended for the following participants:

  • Network Engineers and Network Admins who are either using Google Cloud Platform or planning to do so
  • Individuals who want to be exposed to software-defined networking solutions in the cloud.

Prerequisites

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

Course Objectives

This course teaches participants the following skills:

  • Configure Google VPC networks, subnets, and routers
  • Control administrative access to VPC objects
  • Control network access to endpoints in VPCs
  • Interconnect networks among Google Cloud projects
  • Interconnect networks among Google Cloud VPC networks and on-premises or other-cloud networks
  • Choose among Google Cloud load balancer and proxy options and configure them
  • Use Cloud CDN to reduce latency and save money
  • Optimize network spend using Network Tiers
  • Configure Cloud NAT or Private Google
  • Access to provide instances without public IP addresses access to other services
  • Deploy networks declaratively using Cloud Deployment Manager or Terraform
  • Design networks to meet common customer requirements
  • Configure monitoring and logging to troubleshoot networks problems

Outline: Networking in Google Cloud Platform (NGCP)

Module 1
Google Cloud VPC Networking Fundamentals
Topics Covered:

  • Recall that networks belong to projects
  • Explain the differences among default, auto, and custom networks
  • Create networks and subnets
  • Explain how IPv4 addresses are assigned to Compute Engine instances
  • Publish domain names using Google Cloud DNS
  • Create Compute Engine instances with IP aliases
  • Create Compute Engine instances with multiple virtual network interfaces

Module 2
Controlling Access to VPC Networks
Topics Covered:

  • Outline how IAM policies affect VPC networks
  • Control access to network resources using service accounts
  • Control access to Compute Engine instances with tagbased firewall rules

Module 3
Sharing Networks across Projects
Topics Covered:

  • Outline the overall workflow for configuring Shared VPC
  • Differentiate between the IAM roles that allow network resources to be managed
  • Configure peering between unrelated VPC Networks
  • Recall when to use Shared VPC and when to use VPC Network Peering

Module 4 Load Balancing
Topics Covered:

  • Recall the various load balancing services
  • Configure Layer 7 HTTP(S) load balancing
  • Whitelist and blacklist IP traffic with Cloud Armor
  • Cache content with Cloud CDN
  • Explain Layer 4 TCP or SSL proxy load balancing
  • Explain regional network load balancing
  • Configure internal load balancing
  • Recall the choices for enabling IPv6 Internet connectivity for Google Cloud load balancers
  • Determine which Google Cloud load balancer to use when

Module 5 Hybrid Connectivity
Topics Covered:

  • Recall the Google Cloud interconnect and peering services available to connect your infrastructure to Google Cloud
  • Explain Dedicated Interconnect and Partner Interconnect
  • Describe the workflow for configuring a Dedicated Interconnect
  • Build a connection over a VPN with Cloud Router
  • Determine which Google Cloud interconnect service to use when
  • Explain Direct Peering and Partner Peering
  • Determine which Google Cloud peering service to use when

Module 6 Networking Pricing and Billing
Topics Covered:

  • Recognize how networking features are charged for
  • Use Network Service Tiers to optimize spend
  • Determine which Network Service Tier to use when
  • Recall that labels can be used to understand networking spend

Module 7 Network Design and Deployment
Topics Covered:

  • Explain common network design patterns
  • Configure Private Google Access to allow access to certain Google Cloud services from VM instances with only internal IP addresses
  • Configure Cloud NAT to provide your instances without public IP addresses access to the internet
  • Automate the deployment of networks using Deployment Manager or Terraform
  • Launch networking solutions using Cloud Marketplace

Module 8 Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting
Topics Covered:

  • Configure uptime checks, alerting policies and charts for your network services
  • Use VPC Flow Logs to log and analyze network traffic behavior
Online Training

Duration 2 days

Price
  • US$ 1,495
Classroom Training

Duration 2 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 1,495
 
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