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Google Cloud Platform in Action: using Google's cloud infrastructure


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Google Cloud Platform in Action teaches you to build and launch applications that scale, leveraging the many services on GCP to move faster than ever. By the end of the book, you will be able to build applications that run on Google Cloud Platform and start more quickly, suffer fewer disasters, and require less maintenance.

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Google Cloud Platform in Action: using Google's cloud infrastructure

  1. 1. How can I use the cloud to build amazing new things? Google Cloud Platform in Action By JJ Geewax Save 42% with code ssgeewax.
  2. 2. I want to start exploring cloud services to see how they combine with my skillset. I think that I can build some great things, but I need a guide to get started.
  3. 3. Google Cloud Platform in Action is what you need. If you’ve been waiting for an all-encompassing, amazing guide to get into the cloud, then your wait has just been rewarded – big time! Are you ready for your inside tour of the cloud and Google Cloud Platform? If so, read on!
  4. 4. What is “the cloud” and how does Google Cloud Platform fit into it? For the purposes of this book, “cloud” is a collection of services, built for developers, that helps them to focus on their project rather than the infrastructure that powers it. Google Cloud Platform is a collection of products that allows the world to use Google’s internal infrastructure via a set of APIs. In other words, services that help you solve your infrastructure problems.
  5. 5. I’m intrigued, but I’m still not sure if cloud solutions are what I need. I’m not even sure what my infrastructure needs will be.
  6. 6. Get the whole picture. If you don’t know what your infrastructure needs are, or if your workloads vary wildly and unpredictably, chances are that cloud hosting is a good fit. Google Cloud Platform in Action gives you all of the information, so you can decide if cloud solutions are right for you.
  7. 7. Harness Google’s services for yourself! Take advantage of Google’s vast infrastructure of computing, storage, analytical, and networking services. Not having to worry about infrastructure or maintenance means that you can focus on your project.
  8. 8. Learn all there is to know, Step-by-step. Google Cloud Platform in Action Takes you from deciding to use cloud services, through every aspect of setting up and using Google Cloud Services and products. Each step of the learning experience is supported by clear explanations, diagrams, and exercises.
  9. 9. Let Google Cloud Platform in Action teach you how to put your project into the cloud – and save you time, effort, and money along the way!
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