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Google Cloud Platform Study Jam - March'18

Google Cloud Platform Study Jam - March'18

Learn the fundamentals of the Google Cloud Platform, how to run containers on it and how to use the platform for data engineering. Attendees get free access to the labs ($70+ value). No need to create a Google Cloud Platform account or register with a credit card. This one in-person session of 3 hours, followed by 2-8 hours of self-study will boost your knowledge & technical skills, plus you will get Google-hosted badges that you can use in your online profile and show to employers. You're free to use these slides in your talks, I'd appreciate giving credits though - https://goo.gl/qumkv7

Abdelrahman Omran

March 31, 2018
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  1. Google Cloud Developer
    Community Egypt
    January - March, 2018
    STUDY JAMS
    Facilitators:
    Abdelrahman Omran
    Software Architect
    @Omranic

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    WHY ARE WE HERE?
    ● Learn how to set up development and
    production environments in the Cloud.
    ● Learn how Docker and Kubernetes work, or
    learn how to process Big Data in the Cloud.
    ● Get access to Qwiklabs, a Google training
    tool, free of charge (a $70+ value).
    ● Get Google-hosted badges like this for your
    online profile, to show potential employers
    what you know about Cloud computing.

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  3. Cloud Study Jam
    WHAT IS IT? Learn the fundamentals of the Google Cloud
    Platform, how to run containers on it and how
    to use the platform for data engineering.
    HOW LONG DOES
    IT TAKE?
    One in-person session of 3 hours,
    plus 2-8 hours of self-study.
    WHAT IS THE
    END RESULT?
    Google-hosted badges that you can use
    in your online profiles.
    #CloudStudyJam

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  4. AGENDA
    #CloudStudyJam
    90 MINUTES
    (IN VENUE)
    Complete first 3 labs from the GCP Essentials
    / Lesson: Creating a Virtual Machine
    / Lesson: Getting started with Cloud Shell & gcloud
    / Lesson: Provision services with Cloud Launcher
    30 MINUTES
    (IN VENUE)
    Complete the first lab from ONE of the following Quests
    - Kubernetes In the Google Cloud / Lesson: Introduction To Docker
    - Scientific Data Processing / Lesson: Rent-A-VM To Process Earthquake Data
    ONE MONTH
    (AT HOME)
    Complete remaining labs from the GCP Essentials to earn a badge and 1
    added month of free Qwiklabs access. Try other quests including:
    Machine Learning APIs,
    Networking in the Google Cloud,
    Deployment Manager,
    Cloud Architecture,
    Deploying Applications,
    Data Engineering
    Windows on GCP
    SHARE
    FEEDBACK
    Share photos, insights using the hashtag #CloudStudyJam
    Join Meetup to stay motivated meetup.com/GCDC-Egypt

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  5. Join the conversation
    Share the moment online on your favorite social
    network, use the hashtags #CloudStudyJam
    Join your colleagues on Slack, and keep the
    conversation going. You can get help there, or
    assist others with your knowledge, or celebrate
    achievements!
    Have issues? Contact [email protected]
    #CloudStudyJam

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  6. Open Incognito Window
    #CloudStudyJam
    In order to make this StudyJam run smoothly,
    without conflicts, we need to run all the labs in an
    incognito window (private mode), so make sure to
    open a new incognito window, and let’s get started!

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  7. Let’s get started!
    First, go to the link provided by your facilitator. This
    will earn you one month of free access to Qwiklabs.
    Second, if you don’t already have a Qwiklabs
    account, create one now. Make sure you check the
    opt-in box for promos!
    If you already have an account, go to
    bit.ly/qwiklabs-profile, check the Marketing Opt In
    box and click the Update User button. If you still
    don’t have an account, create one now
    bit.ly/qwiklabs-signup
    That Opt In option makes you eligible for additional
    free access after you complete the GCP Essentials
    labs.
    #CloudStudyJam

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  8. First, click the GCP Essentials quest.
    If you don’t see it, go to
    google.qwiklabs.com/quests/23
    Then, click the Creating a Virtual Machine
    link.
    The first lab
    #CloudStudyJam

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  9. Let’s make our profile public and prepare
    our link for celebration! You can share
    your profile link with others online
    On the left options, click on “My Learning”,
    then on the top right corner make your
    profile public if it’s private, and copy
    that link. Your badges appear here.
    Now send your profile link to your
    facilitator on the slack channel.
    Prepare your public profile
    #CloudStudyJam

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  10. Together we will complete these labs in
    the venue from GCP Essentials:
    ● Creating a Virtual Machine.
    ● Provision Services with Cloud
    Launcher.
    ● Creating a Persistent Disk
    (Activity Tracking.
    Skip the Cloud Shell lab for now. You
    will complete that at home.
    Complete three labs
    #CloudStudyJam

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  11. Break
    Wow, you have done a lot in the Cloud in a short amount of time! You’ve earned a break.
    Share with fellow attendees what you found hard or easy in the labs so far.

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  12. Your Facilitator has picked the fourth and final lab.
    It is one of these:
    ● Rent-a-VM to Process Earthquake Data
    Find it by going to google.qwiklabs.com/catalog and
    entering earthquake in the search field at the top of the
    page.
    ● Introduction to Docker
    Find it by going to google.qwiklabs.com/catalog and
    entering introduction to docker in the search field at
    the top of the page.
    You will complete the Facilitator-picked lab together.
    You can complete the other one at home.
    Fourth and final lab
    #CloudStudyJam

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  13. You have completed four labs and you now have a good basic understanding of Google Cloud Platform.
    Congratulations, well done! From here on you will pick your own path and continue at home:
    1. Complete the remaining four labs in the GCP Essentials quest (qwiklabs.com/quests/23)
    This will earn you an online badge and one additional month of free access to Qwiklabs.
    2. Share your badges with the world by going to google.qwiklabs.com/dashboard and
    click View Public Profile.
    3. Tell fellow attendees when you have completed step 1.
    Your Facilitator will share the online channel for your group.
    4. Decide on which additional badges you will go for from google.qwiklabs.com/catalog
    Remember that your free Qwiklabs access has an expiration date.
    You are on your way

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  14. Google Certification
    Have you completed the labs? You’re
    now in a great position to take your
    career to the next level.
    Go to cloud.google.com/certification and
    find out how you can become a Google
    Certified Professional.
    #CloudStudyJam

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  15. Next Steps
    ✓ Join our meetup bit.ly/GCDCEgypt
    ✓ Commit to attending 1 “check-in” each week with facilitators, to
    share progress and be motivated to stay on course.
    ✓ Take certification exam. Notify facilitator of result, and share your
    digital badge for validation.
    ✓ Certified participants will also be entered into a raffle for prizes.

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  16. Happy Studying!

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