☑ Learn In & Outs of Google Cloud Platform
☑ Master key networking topics on the exam such as VPCs, VPNs, Load Balancing, and Hybrid Cloud
☑ Explore specialized services such as Bigquery, Cloud Dataproc, Cloud Pub/Sub, and Cloud SQL
☑ Review fundamental concepts like IP addressing, CIDR blocks, DNS, and access controls
☑ Use the included practice test to prepare for the real exam
☑ Use the Google Cloud Console and command line to manage GCP resources
☑ Know how and when to use object, relational, and NoSQL datastores for cloud storage
☑ Delve into key exam topics including IAM, load balancing, firewall rules, subnets, and the Resource Hierarchy
Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer exam is intended for the Google Cloud Engineers who are expertise to deploy applications, monitor operations, and manage enterprise solutions. Associate Cloud Engineers can use Google Cloud Console and the command line interface to perform various tasks to maintain one or more deployed solutions on the Google Cloud platform.
The Associate Cloud Engineer exam checks one’s expertise to:
Set up a cloud solution environment
Plan and configure a cloud solution
Deploy and implement a cloud solution
Ensure the successful operation of a cloud solution
Configure access and security
About this official exam
Length: 2 hours
Registration fee: $200 (plus tax where applicable)
Languages: English, Japanese, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Exam format: Multiple choice and multiple select, taken in person at a test center.
Recommended experience: 3+ years of industry experience including 1+ years designing and managing solutions using GCP.
What are the Important Topics for the Google Associate Cloud Engineer Exam Preparation?
It is very important to prepare yourself with the important topics to clear the exam in the first attempt. So, as per my experience, here I enlist the important topics, you should have a proper understanding of, in order to pass the Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer exam.
Too many questions on IAM roles (Least privilege principle). For example, testing user knowledge on billing account roles, storage access roles, compute engine role, etc.
How to list and describe the roles using CLI
How to filter the roles and members using GCP console
How to deploy applications on App Engine using CLI.
Use cases on App Engine Versions functionality
How to split the traffic between multiple versions in the App Engine.
How to configure firewalls and use cases
VPC peering vs VPN vs Interconnect
Types of load balancers and use cases
How to create projects
Linking projects with the billing accounts
How to list and describe the existing configurations
How to create and manage projects via CLI
Required roes to create and manage the billing accounts
Understanding the relation between Billing accounts & Projects & Organizations
The understanding of market place uses cases (Ex: If the user wants to deploy functional software packages without having to manually configure the software or Virtual machine instances)
Auto-scaling types (Selecting best scaling type based on the given scenario)
When to use External IP address (Static external vs Ephemeral external IP)
Importance of metadata and labels
High availability (Spreading the resources across the Global vs Regional)
Understanding Managed and Unmanaged instance groups.
Cloud Storage (Object-based)
When to use different storage classes available in GCP (Ex: Multi-regional vs Regional vs Nearline vs Coldline)
Changing or conversion of storage classes. (Ex: Multi-regional to Nearline, Multi-regional to Coldline, etc)
Automatic deletion of objects and Objects transfer between the different storage classes using lifecycle policies
The deployment process of docker file
How to create a docker file and understanding of container registry
Autoscaling in Kubernetes
Working of cluster nodes and services
Relational databases: SQL vs Spanner
When to use BigQuery and Cloud Bigtable
Difference between Dataproc vs Dataperp
Questions based on Pub/Sub use cases and integration with other services
Data Analytics tools use cases
Image-based Questions: Got 2 Questions
Provided the sample company cloud architecture diagram with blanks and asked to fill the blanks with suitable GCP services as per requirement demand
Importance of Stackdriver in the Google cloud and how it works
Creating and configuring the workspaces
How to add projects form different GCP accounts to single Stackdriver account via GCP console
This course includes
200 UNIQUE and LATEST practice questions
4 Practice Tests
Detailed and exhaustive explanations of each answer
Official documentation reference links
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