Google Cloud - Study Jam

GDG New Brunswick
Sat, Mar 2, 2019, 11:00 AM (EST)

About this event

Demand for DEVs with Cloud Skills is growing rapidly. https://www.forbes.com/sites/louiscolumbus/2018/11/27/where-cloud-computing-jobs-will-be-in-2019

Want to get started on the Google Cloud, but don't know where to begin? Join us for our Cloud Study Jam!

Get official Google training, a $55+ value, free of charge. Together we'll work through several Google Cloud labs. You will get hands-on experience with the Cloud Console, Kubernetes, Security, IoT on Cloud, and Machine Learning.
The Labs in the agenda are meant for beginners. You may choose your own labs, according to your level of expertise with GCP.

Then after our live session, you will have free access to more labs you can finish at home. Complete all labs in the quest and earn a Google-hosted badge for your online profile, and additional 30 days access to the training platform to compete any labs you want.

Sign up for a Qwiklabs account, if you don't already have one set up: https://google.qwiklabs.com/users/sign_up
(creating an account is free).

Learn more about the Qwiklabs platform: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyp7soKLOYI

Bring a laptop and charger (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. Don’t forget your charger.

Agenda:
11:00 am - Welcome!
11:05 am - Get free access to Qwiklabs
11:10 am - Lab 1: Getting Started with Cloud Shell & gcloud
11:45 am - Lab 2: Creating a Virtual Machine
12:10 pm - Lab 3: Hello Node Kubernetes
12:30 pm - Break (Lunch will be provided)
1:00 pm - Play multi-player online game - Prizes to be won!!
2:00 pm - Wrap Up!


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