Google Cloud Study Jams!

GDG Columbia
Thu, Jan 18, 2018, 6:00 PM (EST)

About this event

• What we'll do

Want to get started on the Google Cloud, but don't know where to begin?

Join us for our Cloud Study Jam! Together we'll work through three Google Cloud Platform Essentials labs, then you will get free access to the next quest so you can finish this series of labs at home to get a Google-hosted badge for your online profile. You will be able to get hands-on experience with Docker, Kubernetes and Scientific Data Processing, which will earn you additional badges.

Join us to get official Google training, a $70+ value, FREE of charge!

Attendees will:

>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, a Google training tool, free of charge (a $70+ value).

>Get Google-hosted badges for their online profiles, to show potential employers what they know about Cloud computing.

• What to bring

Bring a laptop (PC, Mac or Chromebook)! The labs will run on all of the latest versions of the popular browsers. For the best experience, make sure your laptop has Firefox or Chrome installed.

• Important to know

This is a kick-off session that will last about 3 hours. We will then adjourn where you will be able to complete 2-8 hours of self-paced, self-study on your own complete with a Slack channel for minor support. All attendees who finish will meet back together in about 30 days. (Date TBD)