Book is under development and expected release date of November 14

A Professional Cloud DevOps Engineer is responsible for efficient development operations that can balance service reliability and delivery speed. They are skilled at using Google Cloud Platform to build software delivery pipelines, deploy and monitor services, and manage and learn from incidents.

 Introduction to book

Google Cloud offers a portfolio of services that are developer focused and these DevOps services can easily be deployed in Google Cloud Platform.

Google Cloud Platform is enabling developers with tools and services around DevOps that enterprise can deploy with scalability and efficiency.

The focus of the book will be on the new Google Cloud Platform DevOps Engineer Certification Exam and covering all the objectives required to pass this exam. DevOps focused services such as Kubernetes Engine, Cloud Build, Container Registry, Cloud Source Repositories and more are fully covered. 

The book will also discuss extending your CI/CD pipelines to a hybrid solution on premises such as with tools with Jenkins.

Certification Overview

Why take this exam and get certified

Exam Objectives

DevOps Fundamentals on GCP

What is DevOps and why is it important to software development?

Why use DevOps services on GCP

Role of 4Cs in DevOps

Application Development

Best Practices for Application Development with GCP

Development Tools, creating Pipelines and Mainlines

Google Cloud Client Libraries, Google Cloud SDK, and Google Firebase SDK

Container Based Services

Use cases for choosing to deploy on App Engine or Kubenetes Engine.

Maintain Repositories in GCP with Cloud Source Repositories

Maintain artifacts with Container Registry

Build and test on a CI pipeline with Cloud Build

Infrastructure as Code with Deployment Manager

Deploying Container Applications

Deploying containers on GCP

Deploying a containerized web application on Kubenetes Engine

Deploying a microservices application on App Engine

Use Cloud Build to create pipelines

Use Cloud Build to identify package vulnerabilities

Use Cloud Build and GitHub for automating continuous integration workflows

Hands On Exercise (20 minutes)

Deployment Scenarios

Hybrid DevOps pipelines

Federated DevOps pipelines

Certification Practice Exams

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