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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

Configuring Interconnect

One of the most interesting characteristics of cloud technologies is that you can access your resources from everywhere. The only requirement that you should satisfy is a public internet connection.

At the same time, this is the limitation of cloud technologies because if you don't have a good internet connection, you will have a really bad experience using all the resources available and located in the cloud provider data centers.

That's why Google Cloud offers you many options to interconnect your on-premises networks with Google Cloud data centers, guaranteeing the performance that you need for your workloads.

With Cloud Interconnect, you can leverage the interconnection with Google data centers as if your resources in the cloud were located directly in your on-premises data center, with the lowest latency possible between on-prem resources and resources in Google Cloud.

To configure Cloud Interconnect, proceed as follows:

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