About this course

Course type Essentials
Course code QAGCPLAB
Duration 3 Hours
Special Notices

You can book online using the link below or email our team on traingoogle@qa.com, please also let us know if you have any special dietary or access requirements.

All attendees are required to bring their own laptops to this event.

The Google Cloud Platform (GCP) practical hands on labs event is designed to introduce you to the tools offered on the GCP platform to create resources such as Virtual Machines, Monitoring Services, Containers and Load Balancers and more.

Event date: 7th September 2017

Event time: 5:30pm – 9pm


No prior knowledge of the GCP environment are required and we have a GCP authorised QA expert delivering the session to support completing the practical elements.


The event will have a short presentation on the Google Cloud Platform followed by a choice of practical labs in which you can create your chosen solution. The solutions will range from 'Introductory' topics and technologies through to 'Advanced'.

Delegates will have the choice of the following scenarios to learn from:

  • Creating a Virtual Machine (Introductory)
  • Getting Started with Cloud Shell & gcloud (Introductory)
  • Provision Services with Cloud Launcher (Introductory)
  • Creating a Persistent Disk (Introductory)
  • Hello Node Kubernetes (Advanced)
  • Monitoring Cloud Infrastructure with Stackdriver (Fundamentals)
  • Setup Network and HTTP Load Balancers (Advanced)

Workshop timings

  • 17:30-18:00 Registrations & introductions
  • 18:00-18:15 Presentation: GCP Essentials
  • 18:15-19:00 Hands on labs
  • 19:00-19:30 Break – Food will be provided
  • 19:30-21:00 Hands on labs

3 Hours

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0345 074 7998 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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