• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

There are different methods for deploying virtual machines (VMs). Discover virtual machine deployment methods such as snapshots and templates, and explore VM cloning and instance groups.

Learning Objectives

Google Cloud Virtual Machine Configuration

  • describe the benefits of VM instance snapshots
  • use the Google Cloud console to create a disk snapshot
  • use a snapshot as the source for VM deployment
  • use the Google Cloud console to clone a VM
  • recognize how VM images simplify deployment
  • simplify multiple VM deployments with an image
  • deploy a custom VM image
  • use the Google Cloud console to create a custom VM template
  • use a VM template as the source for deploying a new VM
  • use Cloud Endure to migrate an on-premises VM to Google Cloud
  • recognize the difference between managed and unmanaged VM instance groups
  • configure settings within a VM instance group
  • deploy VMs from snapshots and templates


Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Systems Architecture
  • Systems Development