Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals

Google and Siatik invite you to this hands-on class to help introduce you to Google's Cloud Platform. 

Course description

This one-day instructor-led class provides an overview of Google Cloud Platform products and services. Through a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs, participants learn the value of Google Cloud Platform and how to incorporate cloud-based solutions into business strategies.


This course teaches participants the following skills:

  • Identify the purpose and value of each of the Google Cloud Platform products and services.

  • Interact with Google Cloud Platform services.

  • Describe ways in which customers have used Google Cloud Platform.

  • Choose among and use application deployment environments on Google Cloud Platform:  App Engine, Container Engine, and Compute Engine.

  • Choose among and use Google Cloud Platform storage options: Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Bigtable, and Cloud Datastore.

  • Make basic use of BigQuery, Google’s managed data warehouse for analytics.

  • Make basic use of Cloud Deployment Manager, Google’s tool for creating and managing cloud resources through templates. Make basic use of Google Stackdriver, Google’s monitoring, logging, and diagnostics system.


This class is intended for:

  • Individuals planning to deploy applications and create application environments on Google Cloud Platform;

  • Developers, systems operations professionals, and solution architects getting started with Google Cloud Platform;

  • Executives and business decision makers evaluating the potential of Google Cloud Platform to address their business needs.


Familiarity with the Linux command line, web servers, and text editors.

Delivery Method

Instructor-led, Instructor-led online


One day

What to bring

For this class, please bring:

  • Laptop (Windows, Mac OS or Linux)

  • Photo ID - needed for security

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When and where

September 5 2018, 09.00 AM
Google South Africa, Building E, Ballyoaks Office Park 35 Ballyclare Drive, Bryanston, Sandton, Johannesburg, 02021, South Africa