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Google Cloud Compute Engine Course Outline

Get Started with GCP

  • Create VM Instance
  • Connecting to VM Instance
  • Managing Access to VM Instances
  • Adding Storage
  • Backing Up Persistent Disk Snapshots

Building and Managing Custom Images

  • Creating, Deleting, and Depreciate Custom Images
  • Sharing Images, Snapshots, and Disks Across Projects
  • Setting Up Trusted Images Policies
  • Building Custom Operating Systems
  • Exporting a Custom Image to Cloud Storage
  • Importing Custom Image and VM Instance
  • Managing Instances

Creating and Managing Groups of Instances

  • Managed Instance Groups
  • Create Groups of Unmanaged instances


  • Virtual Private Cloud
  • Configure IP Address
  • Using Protocol Forwarding
  • Creating a PTR Record for a VM Instances

Deploying Containers and Scaling your Application

  • Deploying Containers on VM and Managed Instance Groups
  • Configuring Options to Run Container
  • Cloud CDN
  • Load Balancing
  • Autoscaling Groups of Instances

Monitoring Activity

  • Viewing Audit Logs
  • Migrating from Activity Logs to Audit Logs
  • Viewing Activity Logs and Usage Reports
  • Labelling Resources
  • Granting Access to Compute Engine Resources

Migrating VMs to Compute Engine

  • Overview
  • Migrating VMs Using Migrating for Compute Engine

Advanced VM Configurations

  • Enabling Nested Virtualisation for VM Instance
  • Encrypting Disks with Customer Supplied and Managed Encryption Keys
  • Sending Email from an Instance
  • Automated Image Build with Jenkins, Packer, and Kubernetes

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There are no prerequisites for this course.


This course is for IT Professionals who want to learn about Google Cloud Technologies.

Google Cloud Compute Engine Course Overview

Compute Engine allow to create and run virtual machines on Google Cloud Infrastructure. It offers scalable performance, and value that enables you to launch large compute clusters quickly on Google’s infrastructure. Delegates can run thousands of virtual CPUs on a system that has been designed to be fast and to offer strong consistency of performance.

This course teaches delegates how to create and connect VM instances. Delegates will learn how to create, delete, and depreciate custom images. They will also learn about sharing images, snapshots, and disks across projects. This course describes how to export and import custom images and VM instances. Delegates will get an understanding of how to create and manage groups of instances.

During this Google Cloud Compute Engine training, delegates will learn how to create a PTR record for a VM instance. They will also acquire knowledge of how to deploy containers, scale application, monitor activity, label resources, and grant access to compute engine resources. In this 2-day course, delegates will learn how to migrate VMs and enable nested virtualisation for VM instances.

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

What our customers are saying

Frequently asked questions


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
This course is for IT Professionals who want to learn about Google Cloud Technologies.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 2 days.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Google Cloud Compute Engine certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Google Cloud Compute Engine.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

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"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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