Google Cloud training: Architecting with Google Cloud: Design & Process

This two-day course equips to build highly reliable and efficient solutions on Google Cloud using proven design patterns. 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.

This training is perfect for

Cloud Solutions Architects, Site Reliability Engineers, Systems Operations professionals, DevOps Engineers, IT managers and Individuals using Google Cloud to create new solutions or to integrate existing systems, application environments, and infrastructure


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

  • Completed Architecting with Google Compute Engine or have equivalent experience
  • Basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments
  • Systems​ ​operations​ ​experience,​ ​including​ ​deploying​ ​and​ ​managing​ ​applications,​ ​either​ ​on-premises​ ​or​ ​in​ ​a​ ​public​ ​cloud  environment

What will you learn during the Architecting with Google Cloud: Design & Process training?

  • Apply a tool set of questions, techniques, and design considerations
  • Define application requirements and express them objectively as KPIs, SLOs and SLIs
  • Decompose application requirements to find the right microservice boundaries
  • Leverage Google Cloud developer tools to set up modern, automated deployment pipelines
  • Choose the appropriate Cloud Storage services based on application requirements
  • Architect cloud and hybrid networks
  • Implement reliable, scalable, resilient applications balancing key performance metrics with cost
  • Choose the right Google Cloud deployment services for your applications
  • Secure cloud applications, data, and infrastructure
  • Monitor service level objectives and costs using Google Cloud tools


Module 1: Defining the Service
Module 2: Microservice Design and Architecture
Module 3: DevOps Automation
Module 4: Choosing Storage Solutions
Module 5: Google Cloud and Hybrid Network Architecture
Module 6: Deploying Applications to Google Cloud
Module 7: Designing Reliable Systems
Module 8: Security
Module 9: Maintenance and Monitoring


After this course the Getting started with Google Kubernetes Engine is the next course within the learning journey. If you completed this, you could study for the Professional Cloud Architect Exam.

Learning Journey

The Learning Journey of a Google Cloud Architect starts with learning the basics on the job or during our GCP Fundamentals Core Infrastructure training. The next step is Architecting with Google Compute Engine and/or this Architecting with Google Cloud: Design & Process training on professional level. Want to become an expert? Follow the Getting started with Google Kubernetes Engine training to get ready for your final step: taking the Professional Cloud Architect Exam.


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