GCP Study Guide

Learn the basics

This document is not intended to “teach” anything specifically, instead it lays out my personal framework for systematically learning important concepts. This is the order and content I read while studying… There are 1000’s of nested pages of architecture and developer guides to sift though and it can easily become a rabbit hole…

I follow a simple principle, write down all the things you don’t know and assume and then go learn learn and validate them …

know what you don’t know – KWYDK

famous gcp cheat sheet

where are GCP locations, regions and zones

basic building blocks of gcp

how are you billed in gcp

what internal security does gcp have (Not the cloud offerings)

what enterprise organizations should learn first

what do smaller organizations learn first

how are identities managed in gcp

resource hierarchy and access control

how are users authenticated to the platform

what are GCP organization level policies

what are google workspace integration security benefits

how do you connect to/from gcp vpc and services

how do you connect within gcp vpC

what are the core security options within gcp

what are common / popular services i should dig into next

what are some third party security technologies?

what are some online training resources?

exam practices questions because i just care about certs?

Shame on you, go back and read all the articles above and do some hands on labs …