Preparing for Google Cloud Certification: Cloud DevOps Engineer Certificate Online

Advance your devops engineer skills with GCP devops certification training that delves into using Google Cloud to build software delivery pipelines, optimize performance and ensure fast, reliable delivery.

Franklin University has partnered with Coursera Campus to provide cutting-edge certificates to learners seeking to advance. Courses are open to all learners. No application required.

What You Will Learn

  • Explore how to work with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and ready yourself for a cloud devops engineer role
  • Learn how to apply Google SRE principles to monitor, troubleshoot and improve infrastructure and app performance in Google Cloud
  • Add key job skills like full-stack monitoring and creating with Cloud Build to your Google Cloud Engineer certification preparation
  • Plan and prepare for the Google Cloud Professional Cloud DevOps Engineer certification exam

About the Preparing for Google Cloud Certification

If you’re looking to advance your career as an SRE and DevOps engineer, you’ve come to the right place. The Preparing for Google Cloud Certification: Cloud DevOps Engineer Professional Certificate is designed for cloud computing professionals looking to add to their skill set while they prepare for Google Cloud Professional DevOps Engineer certification.

Recognized and regarded as a ranking certification, the exam will assess your ability to build software delivery pipelines, deploy and monitor services, and manage and learn from incidents.

To help prepare you for the exam, the five online courses that comprise this Professional Certificate let you explore the key concepts and techniques of cloud DevOps. They also incorporate a variety of relevant topics, ranging from Google Cloud Platform to infrastructure design to full-stack monitoring.

Each course also includes an applied learning project using the Qwiklabs platform, enabling you to apply what you learn as you learn it.

So, if you’re looking to hone your skills and prepare for DevOps certification to advance your career, enroll in this Professional Certificate program now.

Required Google Cloud DevOps Engineer Certificate Courses

Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure

INTERMEDIATE | Information Technology | Self-paced | 12 hours

This course introduces you to important concepts and terminology for working with Google Cloud Platform (GCP). You learn about, and compare, many of the computing and storage services available in Google Cloud Platform, including Google App Engine, Google Compute Engine, Google Kubernetes Engine, Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud SQL, and BigQuery. You learn about important resource and policy management tools, such as the Google Cloud Resource Manager hierarchy and Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Hands-on labs give you foundational skills for working with GCP. Note: •Google services are currently unavailable in China.
Developing a Google SRE Culture

BEGINNER | Business | Self-paced | 8 hours

In many IT organizations, incentives are not aligned between developers, who strive for agility, and operators, who focus on stability. Site reliability engineering, or SRE, is how Google aligns incentives between development and operations and does mission-critical production support. Adoption of SRE cultural and technical practices can help improve collaboration between the business and IT. This course introduces key practices of Google SRE and the important role IT and business leaders play in the success of SRE organizational adoption. Primary audience: IT leaders and business leaders who are interested in embracing SRE philosophy. Roles include, but are not limited to CTO, IT director/manager, engineering VP/director/manager. Secondary audience: Other product and IT roles such as operations managers or engineers, software engineers, service managers, or product managers may also find this content useful as an introduction to SRE.
Reliable Google Cloud Infrastructure: Design and Process

ADVANCED | Information Technology | Self-paced | 8 hours

This course equips students to build highly reliable and efficient solutions on Google Cloud using proven design patterns. It is a continuation of the Architecting with Google Compute Engine or Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine courses and assumes hands-on experience with the technologies covered in either of those courses. Through a combination of presentations, design activities, and hands-on labs, participants learn to define and balance business and technical requirements to design Google Cloud deployments that are highly reliable, highly available, secure, and cost-effective.
Logging, Monitoring and Observability in Google Cloud

BEGINNER | Information Technology | Self-paced | 15 hours

Learn how to monitor, troubleshoot, and improve your infrastructure and application performance. Guided by the principles of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), this course features a combination of lectures, demos, hands-on labs, and real-world case studies. In this course, you'll gain experience with full-stack monitoring, real-time log management and analysis, debugging code in production, and profiling CPU and memory usage.
Getting Started with Google Kubernetes Engine

INTERMEDIATE | Information Technology | Self-paced | 11 hours

In this course, each module aims to build on your ability to interact with GKE, and includes hands-on labs for you to experience functionalities first-hand. In the first module, you'll be introduced to a range of Google Cloud services and features, with a view to helping you choose the right Google Cloud services to create your own cloud solution. You'll learn about creating a container using Cloud Build, and store a container in Container Registry. You'll also compare and contrast the features of Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine, also referred to as GKE. In addition to conceptualizing the Kubernetes architecture, you'll deploy a Kubernetes cluster using GKE, deploy Pods to a GKE cluster, and view and manage Kubernetes objects.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the Preparing for Google Cloud Certification: Cloud DevOps Engineer Professional Certificate cost?

When you enroll in this self-paced certificate program, you decide how quickly you want to complete each of the courses in the specialization. To access the courses, you pay a small monthly cost of $35, so the total cost of your Professional Certificate depends on you. Plus, you can take a break or cancel your subscription anytime.

How long does it take to finish the Preparing for Google Cloud Certification: Cloud DevOps Engineer Professional Certificate?

You can expect to spend 2-3 months complete the courses and hands-on projects to earn your certificate.

What prior experience do I need to enroll?

This intermediate-level course is best for those with proficiency in Linux OS and command-line tools, as well as experience in deploying and managing apps, including public cloud environments. You may find it helpful to also know the basics of scripting.

What will I be able to do with my Preparing for Google Cloud Certification: Cloud Engineer Professional Certificate?

Share your certificate with your professional network to demonstrate that you've advanced your data engineering and cloud skills. Your certificate also puts you solidly on the path to continue preparing for the industry-leading Google Cloud Professional DevOps Engineer certification exam.

Do I need to apply and be accepted as a Franklin University student to take courses offered through the FranklinWORKS Marketplace?

No. Courses offered through the Marketplace are for all learners. There is no application or admission process.



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