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Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Network Engineer Guide

By : Maurizio Ipsale, Mirko Gilioli
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Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Network Engineer Guide

By: Maurizio Ipsale, Mirko Gilioli

Overview of this book

Google Cloud, the public cloud platform from Google, has a variety of networking options, which are instrumental in managing a networking architecture. This book will give you hands-on experience of implementing and securing networks in Google Cloud Platform (GCP). You will understand the basics of Google Cloud infrastructure and learn to design, plan, and prototype a network on GCP. After implementing a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), you will configure network services and implement hybrid connectivity. Later, the book focuses on security, which forms an important aspect of a network. You will also get to grips with network security and learn to manage and monitor network operations in GCP. Finally, you will learn to optimize network resources and delve into advanced networking. The book also helps you to reinforce your knowledge with the help of mock tests featuring exam-like questions. By the end of this book, you will have gained a complete understanding of networking in Google Cloud and learned everything you need to pass the certification exam.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Section 1: Network Infrastructure
Section 2: Network Services and Security
Section 3: Network Operations, Management, and Monitoring
Chapter 9: Professional Cloud Network Engineer Certification Preparation

Chapter 8: Advanced Networking in Google Cloud Platform

This chapter focuses on three advanced networking topics: Traffic Director, Service Directory, and Network Connectivity Center. You will have the opportunity to understand how Traffic Director controls a service mesh to connect services across multi-Kubernetes clusters and Virtual Machine (VM) environments. Then, this chapter covers how to publish, discover, and connect to services with Service Directory in a consistent and reliable way. Finally, you will learn how to build hub and spoke networks with Network Connectivity Center.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Configuring Google Cloud Traffic Director
  • Configuring Google Cloud Service Directory
  • Building hub and spoke networks with Network Connectivity Center