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Bioinformatics Training and Education Program

october, 2021

22oct9:00 am4:00 pmGetting Started with Google Kubernetes Engine


Event Details

Learn how to create and deploy containerized applications on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). This course features a combination of lectures, demos, and hands-on labs to help you explore and deploy solution elements —including infrastructure components like pods, and containers.


To get the most out of this course, participants should have: – Completed Google Cloud Fundamentals: Core Infrastructure or have equivalent experience. – Basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments


This course teaches participants the following skills: Understand how software containers work. – Understand the architecture of Kubernetes. – Understand the architecture of Google Cloud. – Understand how pod networking works in Kubernetes Engine. – Create Kubernetes Engine clusters using the Google Cloud Console and gcloud/ kubectl commands.


This class is intended for the following participants: – Cloud architects, administrators, and SysOps/DevOps personnel. – Individuals using Google Cloud to create new solutions or to integrate existing systems, application environments, and infrastructure with the Google Cloud.

Course Outline

The course includes presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs.

Module 1: Introduction to Google Cloud

  • Use the Google Cloud Console.
  • Use Cloud Shell.
  • Define Cloud Computing.
  • Identify Google Cloud compute services.
  • Understand regions and zones.
  • Understand the Cloud resource hierarchy.
  • Administer your Google Cloud resources.

Module 2: Containers and Kubernetes in Google Cloud

  • Create a container using Cloud Build.
  • Store a container in Container Registry.
  • Understand the relationship between Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).
  • Understand how to choose among Google Cloud Compute platforms.

Module 3: Kubernetes Architecture

  • Understand the architecture of Kubernetes: pods, namespaces.
  • Understand the control-plane components of Kubernetes.
  • Create container images using Cloud Build.
  • Store container images in Container Registry.
  • Create a Kubernetes engine cluster.

Module 4: Introduction to Kubernetes Workloads

  • The kubectl command.
  • Introduction to deployments.
  • Pod networking.
  • Volumes overview.

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