Month: June 2021

Google Cloud: Deploying Networks using Deployment Manager

Google Cloud Deployment Manager is a service that allows you to define and deploy resources in your GCP environment, as well as create templates and configurations. Google Cloud Deployment Manager also gives you the possibility to use Jinja or Python to define the resources you desire. Google Cloud Deployment Manager vs. Terraform So which infrastructure-as-code tool is right for your […]

Google Cloud: Working with Pub/Sub with Command Line

Overview Google Cloud Pub/Sub is a messaging service for exchanging event data among applications and services. By decoupling senders and receivers, it allows for secure and highly available communication between independently written applications. Google Cloud Pub/Sub delivers low-latency/durable messaging, and is commonly used by developers in implementing asynchronous workflows, distributing event notifications, and streaming data […]

Google Cloud: Introduction to Cloud Pub/Sub

Overview Google Cloud Pub/Sub is a messaging service for exchanging event data among applications and services. A producer of data publishes messages to a Cloud Pub/Sub topic. A consumer creates a subscription to that topic. Subscribers either pull messages from a subscription or are configured as webhooks for push subscriptions. Every subscriber must acknowledge each […]

Google Cloud: Creating Virtual Machine Instance using Terraform

Terraform enables you to safely and predictably create, change, and improve infrastructure. It is an open source tool that codifies APIs into declarative configuration files that can be shared among co-workers, treated as code, edited, reviewed, and versioned. Objectives In this lab, we will learn how to perform the following tasks: Get started with Terraform […]

Google Cloud: Deploying networks using Terraform

Why use Terraform instead of Cloud Deployment Manager? We can use Cloud Deployment Manager to create a VPC Network, However we have a limitation while using Cloud deployment manager as it is limited to GCP only, the cloud developers who are intended to work on multi-cloud platforms can use Terraform. Lab Details: This lab walks […]

Google Cloud: Introduction to Cloud BigTable

What is BigTable? Bigtable is a distributed database that runs on clusters for applications that has massive data. Its mainly designed for unstructured data, and scales horizontally. Cloud Bigtable is not a relational database system. It stores data in key-value pairs. When to choose BigTable and BigQuery? For Interactive querying in an online analytical processing […]

Google Cloud: Introduction to Cloud Spanner

What is Cloud Spanner? Cloud Spanner is used to handle large amounts of data. It provides petabytes of capacity. Main use cases include financials and inventory applications. Cloud Spanner can be considered a replacement for traditional SQL. For e.g. In a traditional database environment, when database query response times get close or even exceed the threshold limit […]

Google Cloud: Introduction to BigQuery

What is BigQuery? BigQuery is a fully managed big data tool for companies who need a cloud-based interactive query service for massive datasets. BigQuery is not a database, it’s a query service. BigQuery supports SQL queries, which makes it quite user-friendly. It can be accessed from Console, CLI, or using SDK. You can query billions […]

Google Cloud: Installing WordPress on Compute Engine and using Cloud SQL as Database

Lab Overview: In this lab, we will create a Compute Engine using a WordPress Startup script. There is another way where you can use WordPress Image to launch the instance but that could be an expensive approach. We have provided the startup script and way to connect to the Database. Lab Details: This lab walks […]

Google Cloud: Introduction to Google Cloud SQL

What is Google Cloud SQL? Google Cloud SQL is a relational database service where its main offerings are relational data, transactional data (mainly used in banks). For e.g. Without database transactions your bank would not offer you to transfer money from one account to another, What if the transfer of $100 didn’t result in receiving […]

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