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Are you having trouble in choosing a reliable Cloud Service Provider? If that is the case, this Google Cloud Platform Tutorial will solve your Cloud Conundrum for sure. So fasten your seat belts so that we can take a quick ride through the world of Google Cloud Platform. For starters let me tell you:
“Google Cloud Platform, offered by Google, is a suite of cloud computing services that run on the same infrastructure that Google uses internally for its end-user products. Alongside a set of management tools, it provides a series of modular cloud services including computing, data storage, data analytics and machine learning.“
Now that I have given you a simple definition about what Google Cloud Platform(GCP) is, let me also give the agenda of what this Google Cloud Platform Tutorial has to offer you:
Before we get started you can check out Google Certification Course Curriculum where our Training expert will be discussing each & every nitty-gritty of the technology.
Let us start by taking a look at this image which illustrates some of the issues that existed before Cloud came into existence.
From the above image it is evident that the Pre-Cloud World was marred by problems like:
Did Cloud solve these problems? Definitely yes.
Now, “Cloud is a collection of servers and computers connected by a network which is owned by a third party vendor somewhere on the globe“
Cloud made sure following things were taken care of:
Thus Cloud emerged as a saviour and with it we saw different Cloud Service Providers like Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure etc make their mark in the Cloud domain.
As I have just mentioned that there are various Cloud service providers in the market, so what makes Google Cloud Platform different? Following image will give you some of the major reasons why one should opt for it:
In case you wish to know more about Google Cloud Platform and also get introduced to its practical aspect then the following video is highly recommended.
Google offers a wide range of Services. In case you wish to know more about Google Cloud Platform Services this blog talks about it in detail.
You can also watch the below video from our Google Cloud expert, discussing about Google Cloud Platform.
You can think of it as collection of Cloud Services offered by Google. The platform hosts a wide range of services like comprising of
Now who can access these services? Well these can be accessed by developers, cloud administrators and other enterprise IT professionals. This can be done through the public internet or through a dedicated network connection.
Next I will putforth some of the core functionalities and services of GCP:
It is important you are signed up for Google Cloud Platform Free Tier. If you do not have an account please refer this blog which walks you through the account creation process in a step by step manner:
Step 1: Once you have an account, click on this link to open the below shown web page. Go ahead and click on Go To Console.
Following web page should open. On top left corner you will have a drop down option. It has a by default project selected. Click on it to explore more options.
The Web page that appears next, lets you select an existing project which you can by searching in the search tab or can click on plus sign to add a new one. When you add a new project, first timers will require to set billing option which is two step simple process. I am will continue with the default option here:
Next click on drop down option on the top left corner and select the Compute Engine Option.
Now, click on create instance to create the same.
Next go ahead and fill in the details for your instance. You may customise your instance specifications to suit your needs. Note that the cost for instance may vary as per the location and memory you choose. You are free to explore that part of the concern.
Fill in the details and then click on create.
And there you go, you have an instance for your use.
Let me know finish the final leg of this Google Cloud Platform Tutorial with a Use Case.
Following is the case study taken from Google Cloud Platform’s official website:
Global Fishing Watch, a collaboration between Oceana, SkyTruth, and Google. It aims to increase the awareness about fisheries and influence sustainable fishery policies through transparency. It gives citizens, governments, industry, and researchers a free online platform to visualize, track, and share information about fishing activity worldwide.
The fish stocks across the globe have plummeted and the process is in continuation. The population of some fish species has plunged by 90% percent in the last generation. One in five fish in global markets are caught illegally, or are unreported or unregulated. This situation becomes worse by following challenges:
Thus Global Fishing Watch Used GCP and achieved following results and now they can:
In case if you wish to know about this use case then refer this link. This link also re-directs you to various other use cases that talk about how GCP played an integral role in overcoming different challenges that bothered various businesses.
This brings us to the end of this Google Cloud Platform Tutorial. I hope you enjoyed reading this blog. I will be coming up with more blogs in the coming days on Google Cloud Platform. Stay tuned for the same.
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