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Google Cloud Platform Administration

By : Ranjit Singh Thakurratan
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Google Cloud Platform Administration

By: Ranjit Singh Thakurratan

Overview of this book

On-premise data centers are costly to manage. If you need a data center but don’t want to deal with a physical one, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is the solution. With GCP, you can build, test, and deploy applications on Google’s infrastructure. Google Cloud Platform Administration begins with GCP fundamentals, with the help of which you will deploy your first app and gain an understanding of Google Cloud architecture and services. Furthermore, you will learn how to manage Compute, networking, and storage resources. As you make your way through the book, you will learn how to track and manage GCP’s usage, monitoring, and billing access control. You will also be able to manage your GCP's access and permissions. In the concluding chapters, you will explore a list of different developer tools for managing and interacting with the GCP platform. By the end of this book, you will have learned how to effectively deploy workloads on GCP.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

To get the most out of this book

Before starting to read the book, some basic understanding of cloud computing would be useful. This book intends to launch your career with Google Cloud Platform. Continued and hands on learning is necessary to become an expert at GCP.

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Conventions used

There are a number of text conventions used throughout this book.

CodeInText: Indicates code words in text, database table names, folder names, filenames, file extensions, pathnames, dummy URLs, user input, and Twitter handles. Here is an example: "You can create an instance from an image using the Google Cloud Platform console, the gcloud command-line tool, or the API, by following these steps."

A block of code is set as follows:

         kind: PersistentVolumeClaim 
   apiVersion: v1 
         name: myvolumeclaim 

Any command-line input or output is written as follows:

$ kubectl exec -it mywebapp-1-68fb69df68-4tcpp -- /bin/bash 

Bold: Indicates a new term, an important word, or words that you see onscreen. For example, words in menus or dialog boxes appear in the text like this. Here is an example: "Open up your workload and click on Expose."

Warnings or important notes appear like this.
Tips and tricks appear like this.