Google Professional Cloud Architect: Planning Cloud Migrations

Google Cloud    |    Intermediate
  • 17 videos | 1h 43m 13s
  • Includes Assessment
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Moving to the cloud is often an important step toward future stability, but it requires significant risk. The migration to cloud services takes planning and effort to ensure it goes smoothly. In this course, you will learn how take a migration in stages and perform key steps in each stage. You will see that you must keep in mind critical elements of a migration, such as integration with existing systems, mapping of licensing to a new ecosystem, and planning for the creation of a network environment that supports business needs and includes authentication services that allow for seamless transfer of access. Examine the tools used to migrate both systems and data and then how to perform testing and proof-of-concept deployment. Finally, you will consider how the content in this course relates to the use cases you can expect to encounter in an exam environment. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the Google Professional Cloud Architect exam.


  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Identify the stages for strategically migrating applications to the cloud
    Identify the steps needed to fully assess workloads and their dependencies
    Identify where an organization is in the continuum of cloud maturity phases
    Use the google cloud maturity assessment tool and outline the results
    Recognize the different types of cloud migration available to achieve different business goals
    Assess the risks to an organization that is planning on making a migration to the cloud
    Identify elements that will need to be in place in the cloud before other types of migration
    Identify elements of networking and licensing that must be planned before migration
  • Identify tools and techniques used to migrate different types of data to google cloud
    Use the database migration service to migrate data from various databases into cloud sql
    Identify tools and techniques used to migrate different types of applications to google cloud
    Identify the tools and positive outcomes of adopting a model that leverages the advantages of google cloud in new ways
    Identify the similar tools and services available through other major cloud providers
    Identify potential virtual machine migration design decisions in google cloud
    Identify potential migration design decisions in google case studies
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course


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    3.  Assessing Your Organization’s Workloads
    7m 8s
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    4.  Assessing the Organization’s Cloud Maturity Skillset
    12m 13s
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    5.  Using the Cloud Maturity Assessment Tool
    3m 36s
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    6.  Choosing a Type of Cloud Migration
    7m 57s
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    7.  Assessing Cloud Migration Risks
    7m 18s
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    8.  Migrating Accounts to the Cloud
    5m 4s
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    9.  Planning for Networking and Licensing
    6m 33s
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    10.  Migrating Data to Google Cloud
    5m 50s
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    11.  Using the Database Migration Service
    9m 38s
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    12.  Migrating Applications to Google Cloud
    5m 50s
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    13.  Modernizing Applications to Google Cloud
    5m 27s
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    14.  Comparing Cloud Services
    7m 34s
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    15.  Migrating Virtual Machines (VMs) to Google
    4m 33s
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    16.  Migration Design Decisions and Case Studies
    4m 8s
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    17.  Course Summary


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