Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals: Big Data & Machine Learning

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Before working with Google Cloud Platform (GCP), it is important to have the right skills and knowledge. This 1-day Foundation level training is all you need to get started with Big Data and Machine Learning on GCP.

The training offers a combination of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs that introduce you to the Big Data and Machine Learning capabilities of Google Cloud Platform (GCP). You will learn to process Big Data at scale for analytics and Machine Learning. You will explore the fundamentals of building new machine learning models and creating streaming data pipelines and dashboards.

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What You'll Learn

Introducing Google Cloud Platform

  • Google Platform Fundamentals Overview
  • Google Cloud Platform Big Data Products

Compute and Storage Fundamentals

  • CPUs on demand (Compute Engine)
  • A global filesystem (Cloud Storage)
  • CloudShell
  • Lab: Set up a Ingest-Transform-Publish data processing pipeline

Data Analytics on the Cloud

  • Stepping-stones to the cloud
  • Cloud SQL: your SQL database on the cloud
  • Lab: Importing data into CloudSQL and running queries
  • Spark on Dataproc
  • Lab: Machine Learning Recommendations with Spark on Dataproc

Scaling Data Analysis

  • Fast random access
  • Datalab
  • BigQuery
  • Lab: Build machine learning dataset

Machine Learning

  • Machine Learning with TensorFlow
  • Lab: Carry out ML with TensorFlow
  • Pre-built models for common needs
  • Lab: Employ ML APIs

Data Processing Architectures

  • Message-oriented architectures with Pub/Sub
  • Creating pipelines with Dataflow
  • Reference architecture for real-time and batch data processing


  • Why GCP?
  • Where to go from here
  • Additional Resources

Do More With Data on the Google Cloud Platform

You are interested in using Google Cloud as your platform for Big Data and Machine Learning. Now it is time to gain the knowledge and skills to get started! This 1-day Foundation level training introduces you to the Big Data and Machine Learning capabilities of Google Cloud Platform (GCP). It provides an overview of the Google Cloud Platform and takes you on a deep-dive into the data processing capabilities.

Google Cloud Big Data and Machine Learning Fundamentals Is Perfect for

Data Engineers, Data Scientists, Tech Leads, Solution Engineers and Data Analysts. Before enrolling in this course, you should have a year of experience with one or more of the following: A common query language like SQL Extract, transform, load activities Data modeling Machine learning and/or statistics Programming in Python.

Instructor: Martijn van de Grift

Martijn vd Grift -

Martijn is a Cloud consultant at, where he specializes in creating solutions using GCP and AWS. He holds the most relevant technical certifications for both clouds. He has a great passion for IT and likes to work with the latest technologies. He loves to share this passion during training, and webinars, where he brings experience from assignments at companies including, Weeronline, and ZorgDomein.

Read more about Martijn van de Grift

The Right Format For Your Preferred Learning Style

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  • In-Classroom Training
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  • Hybrid and Blended Learning
  • Self-Paced Training

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